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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 £156.94 per week.

Accommodation for

  • Postgraduate

Accommodation type

Room type

  • En suite
  • Premium En suite


  • Self-catered

Contract length

  • 49 weeks

Price range (per week)
£156.94 to £185.50


Grand Hotel is one of our University-owned residences.

It’s located on campus, only a short walk from the city centre’s shops, restaurants, and bars. En-suite rooms are offered on long corridors, with kitchen/lounge areas shared between 6-10 people. This residence is available for postgraduate students.   


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 Customer Services team can also be contacted by telephone and email from 08.00 – 18.00.

‌Key points and facilities

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. 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. 

Reception is based at nearby Kensington Terrace, and our friendly security staff patrols the area and is available on call 24/7. 

TV licence is included in en suite flats only

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

Accommodation fees

The contract is a fixed term period of 49 weeks and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per night. If your contract differs to the fixed term period (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges. 

University accommodation fees for Grand Hotel include heating, electricity and water charges, free personal possessions insurance via Cover 4 Insurance and WiFi. 

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