visitors guide

Where to Stay

Somewhere to lay your head...

See below just some of the accommodation the north east has to offer, some of which have special offers available for the concerts in 2014 - before, during and afterwards so you can extend your stay.

Take a look at a comprehensive list of accommodation throughout Sunderland. 

You can also visit for more information on the city centre.


Ramada Encore Newcastle-Gateshead

Get a 15% discount off the best available rate at this stylish modern hotel on the Gateshead Quayside, 10 minutes walk from the Metro.
Quote SOL15. Call 0191 4813600 or email

The Grey Street Hotel

Enjoy the best rates at the Boutique Grey Street Hotel in the heart of Newcastle City Centre.
Quote SAFC when booking. Book your room now or call 0191 230 6777


Thistle Newcastle
The County Hotel is a Grade 2 beautifully refurbished hotel which is positioned directly opposite Newcastle Central Station giving you the most perfect location. The hotel has 114 bedrooms, 11 meeting rooms and a restaurant and bar.


Sunderland Marriott
Sunderland's only four-star hotel is the Sunderland Marriott. Located on the seafront overlooking sandy beaches of Seaburn two miles north of the city centre, the full service hotel offers 82 bedrooms.

Metrocentre Marriott

Set by the A1M next to the MetroCentre, Europe's largest leisure and retail complex, the Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel MetroCentre offers the location, exceptional service and amenities you'd expect from a four-star hotel.

Durham Marriott
Situated in the heart of Durham City, the Durham Marriott offers traditional charm with a modern twist. Facilities include No59 Old Elvet Restaurant, 1815 Lounge & Bar, Starbucks, Leisure Club and Beauty Centre.

Annie's Guest House
Annie's Guest House is a family-run, bed and breakfast from £15 per person per night including breakfast. It's just 15 minutes by public transport/car from the Stadium of Light. Call 0191 456 6088 or 07842 070 700

The Sunholme Guest House
The Sunholme Guest House is a well-established family run business offering high quality, value for money bed and breakfast accommodation with free wi-fi in the Whitley Bay area.

Located minutes away from the seafront and within walking distance to the clubs and wine bars of Whitley Bay, we are just a Metro ride away to Sunderland and the Stadium of Light. Call 0191 2511186

Best Western Beamish Hall
Best Western Beamish Hall is a beautiful four-star country house hotel, set in the rolling countryside of the Beamish Valley, a mere 20 minutes away from the Stadium of Light, with excellent facilities including bedrooms, The Stables Restaurant, bar & microbrewery as well as Beamish Wild, our outdoor activity centre. Show your gig tickets at the bar and get a free half of our very own Beamish beer. Call 01207233733


Double Tree by Hilton Newcastle International Airport Hotel
Just a short journey from the Stadium of Light by road or Metro, concert-goers can enjoy bed and breakfast at this stunning hotel for just £90 a night (two sharing). Call 01661 824266

Rockliffe Hall
Rockliffe Hall is a luxury five red star resort featuring an award-winning spa, championship golf course, three unique restaurants and all the little luxuries you need to relax and escape.

The Quality Hotel Boldon
The Quality Hotel Boldon (QHB) is conveniently situated on Boldon Business Park, with excellent access to the regions motorway networks, close to metro stations and less than 10 minute drive from the Stadium of Light.

Our non-smoking public areas and guest rooms create a fresh contemporary environment, offering residents free wifi, use of the leisure facilities and on-site parking and the Grill Restaurant and bar. Call Ruth Woodcock (Reservations Manager) on 0191 5191999 or email

The Acorn Guest House
The Acorn Guest House is a family run city central guesthouse in the heart of Sunderland city centre. We provide free secure parking, free wi-fi and are within walking distance to Sunderland Stadium of Light and city centre. Room only rates also available.


Eden Garden Accommodation
Eden Garden Accommodation is three-star rated by Visit England and is situated in Castle Eden adjacent to the A19. Accommodation provided is single, double and family rooms at £35pppn with full English breakfast. We are central to various tourist attractions such as, Durham City and Hartlepool Historic Quay.