• Newcastle hotel wins RIBA award for architectural excellence

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    Reinvention of classic Railway Hotel recognised by Royal Institute of British Architects (Newcastle, June 21 – 2012) A landmark city centre hotel in Newcastle is celebrating after winning a prestigious award from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Sleeperz Newcastle – the 98-bedroom premium budget hotel near Newcastle Central Station – was recognised by judges for architectural excellence at the read more…

  • Sleeperz Newcastle wins award for architectural excellence

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    Sleeperz landmark city centre hotel in Newcastle has won a prestigious award from the Royal Institute of British Architects. The 98-bedroom glass fronted hotel near Newcastle Central Station was recognised by judges for architectural excellence at the RIBA Hadrian Awards in Leeds last month. The award means Sleeperz Hotels Newcastle joins a list of elite buildings in the UK that read more…

  • Olympics football

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    Cardiff and Newcastle are becoming increasingly excited about hosting Olympics soccer this summer. The draw for the men’s and women’s tournaments has been held and event specialists at the Millennium Stadium and St James’ Park are now preparing for their moments in the global spotlight. The Games actually kicks off in Cardiff on July 25 when the Great Britain women’s read more…

  • Walking guide to the free and family friendly attractions of Newcastle Gateshead

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    NewcastleGateshead has more than enough to keep visitors busy on a shoestring budget, and with a compact city centre and excellent transport links you can get around for less too. The Metro is great for travel around the whole region, including right out to the coast, or for a quick ride in the city centre hop on a yellow Quaylink read more…

  • Word of mouth boosts sales at Sleeperz Newcastle hotel

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    Sleeperz Newcastle flying high thanks to positive internet reviews

    (Newcastle, April 12 – 2012) Before the internet, a satisfied traveller might write some comments in a hotel’s guest book or tell a friend, now customers go online to tell the world what they thought of their hotel stay.

  • 10 things you must know about NewcastleGateshead

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    Newcastle is named after a Norman Motte and Bailey castle, and later a fortified stone keep, built on the river Tyne in 1080 by the son of William the Conqueror The first lightbulb was tested in Newcastle in 1879 by Joseph Swan Newcastle United Football Club was founded in 1892 and they have been wearing black and white stripes since read more…

  • The Geordie Glossary

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    During your time in Newcastle you will encounter the world famous Geordie, and so here’s a quick guide to this fierce and proud local language. Haw tha deeing – how are you doing today? Whayaye – Why Yes, I agree Wot gan’s on huw – what’s going on? Weor’s the netty – where is the toilet please? Gizabroon marra – read more…

  • Football fan’s guide to Newcastle

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    St James’ Park is a cathedral of football dominating Newcastle’s city skyline. The fortunes of Newcastle United F.C are the city’s heartbeat and so Sleeperz has compiled a simple 10-step guide for football fans visiting the Toon. Buy a ticket for the match, with 52,000 seats at St James’ Park there’s plenty of room for home, away and neutral fans. read more…

  • Where next?

    OK, so Cardiff and Newcastle are firmly on the Sleeperz map of Britain – so where next?

  • Tweet dreams

    We’re finding social media fab for telling the world about the charms and attractions of Cardiff and Newcastle – and we love our online conversations with guests, room-seekers and business buddies.