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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
36 square metres
1 Queen Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
36 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
36 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Honeymoon Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
45 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Family Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking
60 square metres
1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Balcony
36 square metres
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Apartment, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking
72 square metres
1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed
(Extra beds available: Cot)
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Newcastle hotel in Charlestown, near Westfield Kotara

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
24-hour business centre

Located in Newcastle (Charlestown), Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel is within a 5-minute drive of Westfield Kotara and Blackbutt Reserve. This 4.5-star hotel is 3.4 mi (5.6 km) from Dudley Beach and 3.9 mi (6.4 km) from John Hunter Hospital.

Make yourself at home in one of the 95 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy international cuisine at Babbingtons Bar and Grill, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Full breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in Newcastle? This hotel has facilities measuring 1076 square feet (100 square meters), including a conference center. Free self parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel

290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, NSW 2290

Renovations & Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/lounge
  • Lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 95
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wedding services
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1076
  • Conference space size (meters) - 100
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4
  • Conference centre
  • Free self parking
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Proposal/romance packages available

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Afrikaans

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel offers 95 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate sitting area
  • Premium TV channels
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Babbingtons Bar and Grill - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 35 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

This property hosts weddings on the weekends. Guests should expect a high level of noise until 11 PM.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and Union Pay. Cash is not accepted. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received their complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

One child stays free

UnionPay

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Credit card pre-authorisation

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff do not wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guests' stays

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Reservation is not required for facilities on site

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Guests must provide health documentation

Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 16

COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 14

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 300.00 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 8 and AUD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 35 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Apollo International Hotel
  • Plus Apollo Hotel Charlestown
  • Best Western Plus Apollo International Charlestown
  • Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel Charlestown
  • Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel Charlestown
  • Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel Hotel Charlestown

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination.

The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 16 and up; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 14 days prior to check-in.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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