Grand Hotel

September 2020 applicants

The information below is subject to change due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. This page will be updated accordingly as circumstances change.

Grand Hotel


Grand Hotel is available for our postgraduate students. Situated above the University bookshop on campus, it's ideally located for all that the city centre can offer.

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Our facilities include:

  • WiFi
  • on-site laundrette
  • communal TV (licence included*)

* If you bring your own TV or watch using a personal electronic device, you will need to purchase your own licence.


Grand Hotel offers self-catered en-suite accommodation, right on campus for postgraduate students. On each floor there are two or three central kitchen/lounges, where you can eat and meet with your friends. There's also a separate TV lounge. 

As the Grand Hotel is located right on campus, there is no car parking or bike storage available.

Access and safety

Rooms are spread across three floors. There is an entry phone system. We take the safety of our students very seriously and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.

A Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for Reception Services. 

Residences Manager: Dianne Wilson
Supported by: Michelle Ridley and Alec Hughes



Grand Hotel is located on campus above the University book shop, next to King's Gate - our student services building.

You couldn’t find a better location for accommodation - on campus, in the city centre.


Grand Hotel
139A Percy Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Find out how much it costs to stay with us.

Your contract

Grand Hotel is University-owned accommodation.

2020-2021 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of 49 weeks and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.

All utility bills are included, WiFi is free and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent.

Type of RoomWeekly Rate (2020/21)Annual Rate (49 weeks)
Single with en-suite £140.14 £6,866.86
Single deluxe with en-suite £157.29 £7,707.21


Accessible Rooms

Our accommodation is accessible to all and we support students who have particular needs or disabilities

Information about accessible rooms is available on request. For further details please visit Accessible Accommodation

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of our accommodation

The virtual tours of our accommodation give you a view of a small sample of our bedrooms and communal areas.

We have a large variety of room types so can't show every variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.


Find out about getting in touch with your reception.

Contact information 

This accommodation uses the reception at Kensington Terrace at the following address:

Kensington Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: + 44(0) 191 208 2090

Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey (Mon-Wed), Louise Small (Thur-Fri)

Assistant Customer Services Manager: James Croydon

Customer Services Team Leader: Kate Stobbs

Reception opening times

Due to coronavirus restrictions on face-to-face contact, all receptions are currently operating a phone/email service only. At the Kensington Terrace hub, this service is open Monday-Friday, 10.00-16.00.

Outside of opening times

If you require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817.