A stylish hotel near Newcastle city centre, with meeting facilities, free WIFI and a fitness centre with a swimming pool Crowne Plaza® Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter hotel is conveniently located behind Newcastle railway station in the city centre. It's just 15 minutes' drive from Newcastle Airport (NCL), and two miles from Gateshead train station . The bars, restaurants and boutiques of central Newcastle are a five-minute walk from the hotel. Newcastle United fans are a 15-minute walk from games at St. James' Park , and families are just around the corner from interactive exhibits at the Life Science Centre . Business guests can stay completely connected with complimentary WIFI and a 24-hour Business Centre . You can hold an event for up to 400 in one of our nine modern meeting rooms ; our Crowne Plaza Meetings Director will take care of all the details. Guests are less than a mile from conferences at Sage Gateshead , while Newcastle and Northumbria universities are about two miles away. Work off a day of meetings in the Mineral House Gymnasium , with a steam room, spa and indoor pool. Spoil yourself with a massage and cap the night off with cocktails in our stylish Gin Bar . Guests can use the ample car park next door and stay up to date with free WIFI . Enjoy locally sourced modern British cuisine in our smart Hawthorns restaurant.