The Gateway Inn

26 William StreetNewcastleNE3 1SAAustralia
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About The Gateway Inn

The Gateway Inn sits just outside of Newcastle in the community of Mayfield and provides a free, temporary membership to the attached Wests Club, which provides upscale food and drinks.

All 76 rooms at this property come with private bathrooms, air conditioning, ironing facilities, a hairdryer, in-suite movies, and coffee machines. Guests will also find a minibar, an in-room safe, and an iPod docking station in their rooms.

Amenities available at this property include free bike hires, complimentary Wi-Fi, free parking, and guest laundry machines. Health club access, concierge services, and free newspapers are offered, as well.

On-site dining options at The Gateway Inn include Figtree Churrasco Bar & Grill, Patisserie, Pizza & Grill, the Reload Cafe, The Bistro, the Beijing Buffet, and the Players Bar & Cafe. The Food Court Bar and the Figtree Bar are also on site.

This property is 5.1 kilometres from Hunter Stadium, six kilometres from the University of Newcastle, and 8.5 kilometres from Westfield Kotara mall.


26 William Street, Newcastle, NE3 1SA, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)49036300 | Fax: +61(2)49036390 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Supermarket
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Very good location

Many guests have loved the location of this hotel, as it isn't far from Newcastle and is within walking distance of numerous bars and restaurants. Guests have said that with a vehicle, they could reach Newcastle's Central Business District in under 15 minutes.

Large, comfortable rooms

Numerous guests have been impressed by the size of the rooms at this property. Guests have found the rooms to be quite spacious and this provided them with more than enough space in which to relax throughout their time at the property.

Attached to Wests Club

Past guests have like the fact that the hotel is attached to Wests Club and that your room key acts as a temporary membership to the club. As a result, guests could enjoy dinner and drinks at this exclusive club while staying at the property without needing a full time membership.

Negative Reviews

Uncomfortable pillows offered

Multiple guests have complained about the pillows found in the rooms at this property. Guests have said that the pillows are quite small uncomfortable and would like to see a pillow menu offered so that guests can choose their own pillows.

Not enough parking spots

There have been complaints about the property not having enough parking spots to go around. Guests have been forced to park next door when the property is at capacity, which they found inconvenient.

Poor soundproofing

Guests have reported that the soundproofing at this property is poor. Guests have been able to hear a great deal of noise from the halls and others rooms while staying at this hotel, which took away from their ability to sleep.

Rating Overview

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8.7 out of 10 based on 1207 reviews