Guest Reviews

At Rydges Newcastle, we appreciate all the feedback we receive, both positive and negative. We are always looking to improve on the service we provide our guests, that’s why we encourage all of our visitors to share their honest thoughts about our Newcastle hotel, what we are doing well and where we can improve.

Check out our guest reviews and see what past guests have had to say about Rydges Newcastle.

Kim M.


From check in to check out everything was smooth. Ordered room service and was delivered in record time. Nothing was a problem. Definitely will stay again. Highly recommend.

October 15, 2018


A consistent place to stay

Always a welcome break to stay here. We come up 4 to 5 times a year just for a break

October 15, 2018



Great clean spacious rooms ! Lovely staff, fantastic location. Will come again!

October 11, 2018

David S.

Fantastic weekend at a hotel with friendly and efficient staff and welcoming atmosphere.

“Rydges Newcastle possesses a warmth to invite any traveller. The staff are welcoming, efficient and are genuinely interested in your needs and wellbeing. The breakfast was magnificent and very encompassing in choice. The breakfast staff welcome you with a coffee ... more

October 09, 2018

Linda S.

Fabulous accomodation for family of 6!

We stayed in two beautiful interconnecting rooms that looked out into the pool. At check in the kids were given story books and complimentary tickets to the in house movie. The location of the hotel was perfect and close to ... more

October 03, 2018

John H.


Nice location overlooking the water. Do everything that you'd expect ... and friendly welcome when you arrive.

October 02, 2018

Susan S.

My favorite place to stay in Newcastle

The motel is fantastic with great views and location next to the wharf and harbour, the staff are exceptional, and the food is ideal. I go to Newcastle a lot for work and have stayed in most other places but ... more

September 27, 2018

Azad R.

A good one night stay

The property is beautiful and your staff a very helpful. The breakfast buffet was great and I had a pleasant overall experience staying with you.

September 16, 2018

Gary B.


We have stayed here when it was the Crown Plaza. Not disappointed still same friendly staff and good accommodation.

September 12, 2018


Will definitely return!

Our recent stay at Rydges was as good as previous visits and the staff were excellent, both welcoming and helpful. Our room was immaculately clean and we had everything we needed. Our dinner in the restaurant was very good - ... more

August 22, 2018

Deborah P.

Pleasantly surprised

Great location on the harbourfront, friendly service, good food and spacious, clean rooms. The car valet service seemed a little disorganised but perhaps that was a one off. We would definitely stay here again and recommend to family and friends. ... more

July 26, 2018

Craig N.

My family enjoyed our experience at Rydges Newcastle

I was very impressed with staff of all positions that we encountered. Very friendly and welcoming. I would have rated 5/5 but we were served plastic cocktail glasses at the hotel bar and was offered only one welcome drink between ... more

July 23, 2018

Alex D.

Excellent staff , great service fabulous location. Could not fault our short stay in your hotel.

July 18, 2018

Romeo A. T.

a lovely 2 night stay at this fabulous hotel

we were welcomed on arrival by the very friendly concierge and desk staff, check in was nice and quick. Our room was ready early and we were delighted by a a beautiful card, sparkling wine and stawberries that had been ... more

July 05, 2018

Brian T.

Excelent and Very helpful Friendly Staff

Stayed for two nights as we had a WPMA conference on site. Accomodation was up to standard for the quality of the Hotel. From my arrival to my departure all staff where very well mannered and friendly and nothing was ... more

June 17, 2018

Pauline J.


The staff at Rydges, Newcastle are wonderful. Anything requested is attended to promptly with a smile. With now age catching up we require a little extra help. The staff are fabulous.

June 01, 2018


Great servce. Nice hotel

Helpful friendly staff. Great location. Rooms are clean and comfortable.

May 24, 2018

Anne F.

Excellent hotel in prime waterfront position.

Excellent hotel in ideal location on waterfront. Spacious rooms, friendly and helpful staff, good restaurant and amenities. Highly recommend this hotel.

April 25, 2018