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Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel is ideally located above the University bookshop on campus, less than a two-minute walk to the Students’ Union, and under five minutes from the city centre’s main shopping street. Available for postgraduate students, prices start from £175.00 per week.

Accommodation for

  • Postgraduate

Accommodation type

  • University-owned

Room type

  • En suite
  • Premium En suite


  • Self-catered

Contract length

  • 40 weeks

Price range (per week)
£175.00 to £199.50

The information on this page is for students applying for accommodation for 2024-25. If you are currently living with us and have a question about your room, please refer to the 2023-24 Accommodation Guide.


Grand Hotel is just a two-minute walk from the centre of campus, and under five minutes from Newcastle’s many shops, bars and restaurants. If you’re a book lover, there’s no better place to be, as you’ll be living above the campus bookshop, Blackwells. Haymarket Metro Station is only a short walk away too, connecting you to many of Newcastle’s favourite attractions and amenities, including central train station, the airport, and the beach.  


Grand Hotel
Percy Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

This accommodation uses the reception at Kensington Terrace.

Reception opening times: 

Reception doors are open Monday to Friday, 08.30 – 17.45 and the Reception Team can also be contacted by telephone and email from 08.00 – 18.00.

Rooms and prices

There are two room options available at Grand Hotel – en suite, and premium en suite. Rooms are located on corridors rather than flats, across three floors, with two to three kitchens and lounges per floor. This means that on average, 5-10 people share a kitchen/lounge area. Facilities include a laundrette and there is also a communal TV with a TV licence, however if you bring your own electronic device to watch TV you'll need your own licence.

Each bedroom combines a sleep/study space, including a bed, desk with chair, wardrobe, shelving and en suite shower room. University accommodation fees for Grand Hotel include heating, electricity and water charges, free personal possessions insurance via Cover 4 Insurance and WiFi. 

As Grand Hotel is located on campus, there is no car parking or bike storage available. The building has an entry phone system, ensuring only those given access can come into the building. Our friendly security staff patrols the area and is available on call 24/7. 

Rooms may vary from images shown.