Choose the harbour-front Crowne Plaza Newcastle hotel for stunning harbour views and easy access to beaches parks Hoenysuckle restuarants and the Hunter Valley wine region. Autumn is the perfect time to unwind and discover why Newcastle is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations in NSW. With an emerging cafe scene hidden laneway bars picturesque coastal walkways and some of the best swimming spots in the region you will be captivated by this evolving harbour city. At Crowne Plaza Newcastle you’re just a 25-minute taxi ride from Newcastle Airport in Williamtown or two hours’ drive from Sydney. We’re 100 metres from Civic Train Station which can be accessed via shuttle bus from Hamilton station. The Hunter Wine Valley is just 45 minutes by car while Newcastle’s beaches are just 800 metres away and perfect for a summer dip with the family. The harbor side location also means local industry is close by and the CBD is just a short stroll. A dedicated Crowne Meetings Director is on hand to help you plan the perfect event. Wedding guests banquet in the grand ballroom while business-minded executives enjoy discussions in our waterfront meeting rooms. You’ll find wireless Internet throughout the hotel. Drink in views of the harbour as you sample Hunter Valley wines and a gourmet meal crafted from fresh Australian ingredients at the recently refurbished Seasalt Restaurant.