YHA Newcastle Central
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room


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COVID-19 Industry Standard

In Partnership with The National Tourist Organisation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

YHA Newcastle Central offers cheap, comfortable and convenient accommodation in Newcastle Upon Tyne's city centre. This lively hostel is situated just five minutes from Grey's Quarter which is full of luxury retailers and rooftop restaurants, and High Bridge street, home to stylish gin bars, artisan cafes, independent shops and The Stand Comedy club.

From coastline to culture and brilliant nightlife, there's something for everyone in Newcastle.

Why guests love YHA Newcastle Central

  • City centre location
  • Just 10 minutes from Newcastle train station
  • Premium suites available

Accommodation at YHA Newcastle Central

The hostel

Dorms are not currently available. 

YHA Newcastle Central offers dorm rooms and private en-suite rooms as well as suites if you want to upgrade your stay in the city. The Carliol Square Café serves drinks, snacks, and meals for guests to enjoy. There is a bean bag lounge area where guests can wind down after a day of exploring this vibrant city.

Premium suites

Our premium suites have two separate bathrooms as well as a separate lounge area with large screen Smart TV and sleep up to 14 people - perfect for a night away with your friends.


Our suites sleep up to six people and have a lounge area with a large screen Smart TV in the room.

Food and drink at YHA Newcastle Central

YHA Newcastle Central seating area

Eat with us

YHA Newcastle Central is serving a range of tasty food options, including breakfast baps, for you to enjoy during your visit. A takeaway service is also available.

Breakfast baps

Breakfast baps at YHA Newcastle Central

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to make sure you get off to a great start, so we are now serving delicious breakfast baps. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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  • 24 hour access
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Cot available
  • Free wi-fi
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Laundry
  • Luggage store


  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available
  • Disabled access rooms available

Food & drink

  • Cafe
  • Dining room
  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available

Transportation & parking

  • Near train station
  • Near bus stop
  • Near airport

Other YHA products

  • Trade bookings
  • YHA School Trips

Need to know

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures - laundry room(s).

Check in: From 17.00

Check out: Before 10.00

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: There are limited parking bays outside the hostel which are £2.40 per 2 hours and are free from 6.30pm – 8am daily. There are other car parks close by- charges apply.

Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available throughout the hostel, including social spaces and bedrooms.

YHA Newcastle Central - Access Statement

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YHA Newcastle Central

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NZ251643

Lat/Lng: 54.97338, -1.608038

Contact information

Phone: 0345 260 2583

Email: [email protected]

YHA School Trips

YHA Newcastle Central offers groups and schools the perfect base from which to explore the city. Find out more about group bookings over on our Groups website.


Newcastle Gaol was built as a gaol and house of correction, designed by the famous Newcastle architect John Dobson on the site of YHA Newcastle Central. In 1925 the prison closed with the prisoners transferred to Durham. 

Telephone House, the city's telephone exchange, was built in its place in 1932, which later became YHA Newcastle Central.

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