OYO The Royal Hotel

Railway StreetNE11 9EBGatesheadUnited Kingdom
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About OYO The Royal Hotel

The Royal in Gateshead is set off A1 and is around a mile from Gateshead Metrocentre rail station. Traditionally done up, the hotel has timber frames and is around three miles from Newcastle upon Tyne city centre.

The rooms are equipped with satellite TVs and coffee makers. Some rooms have canopy beds. Walls are wood panelled and furnishings sport an antique look. Bathrooms are en suite with hair dryer provided.

The hotel has a function room and a sunny conservatory with a dining area. Parking on site is free. Wi-Fi access in the public places of the property is another complimentary amenity.

The Royal hotel has a restaurant and two bars with pool tables and fireplaces.

The hotel is within three miles of various attractions like Quayside and Castle Keep, Gateshead Millennium Bridge and Tyne Bridge. The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is located around two miles from the hotel.


Railway Street, NE11 9EB, Gateshead, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1914)604320 | Fax: +44(1914)601471 | 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

  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 10:30

Positive Reviews

Good value for money

Guests find the location of the Royal Hotel in Gateshead convenient as it is close to the Metro Center. Guests travelling on work say that the hotel is ideally suited for them as they get good value for money. They say they certainly want to re-visit the hotel and recommend it to anyone looking for basic comforts and good food at reasonable and affordable rates.

Polite and cordial staff

Guests say that the staff at the hotel is polite and cordial. Nothing was too much trouble for them and staff members took care of every need of the guest. Guests specially mentioned the staff at breakfast and the bar as all the members were friendly, helpful and cheerful while attending to the guests.

Good food

Several guests commended the food at the hotel saying that the cooked breakfast is fantastic and served in the sunny conservatory of the hotel. The pub food is substantial and tasty.

Negative Reviews

Creaky and noisy floorboards

Guests say that the floorboards in the bedrooms are incredibly creaky. Using the bathroom in the night meant waking up your partner as the noise is loud enough to disturb sleep.

Dated rooms and facilities

The mattresses in the rooms are very old and uncomfortable. There is a musty smell in the rooms and some guests found hair on the beds. Guests said that many of the amenities like sink plugs and light bulbs needed replacing in the rooms.

Bathroom issues

Many guests find the bathrooms dirty, old fashioned and smelly. The shower takes ages to set to the right temperature and the shower curtains are dirty. Hot water is not available most of the time. Guests said that the towels are smelly and the toilets did not flush properly.

Rating Overview

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7.7 /10
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    8.0 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.7 out of 10 based on 157 reviews