Opened September 2011, this modern and stylish 4 star hotel is in the heart of Newcastle city centre, directly opposite St James` Park football stadium and within a few minutes` walk of the main shopping and entertainment areas. Newcastle train station is 10 minutes` walk and the St James` Metro station is 100 metres from the hotel and links easily to Newcastle Airport. The colourful, boutique-style bedrooms have large windows and air-conditioning. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, free WiFi and a unit with a microwave, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. The Standard Bedroom features one queen size bed whereas the Corporate Studio (Superior Bedroom) has a king sized bed and additional sofa bed, so it is suitable for twin use. The onsite Shark Club Gastro bar is lively and serves a traditional evening grill menu and light lunches. The bar offers a range of snacks and beverages. 24-hour room service is also available. Parking is available opposite the hotel (payable).