• 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.

  • Sport city

    Staff at Sleeperz have loved their first few months running a hotel in Newcastle – and the city is certainly living up to its reputation as a top destination for sport.

  • Coffee call

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    The Sleeperz lounge bars in Cardiff and Newcastle are fast becoming an important ingredient in the coffee culture of the two great cities.