Accommodation booked for 2020's cancelled Great North Run

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The Great North Run attracts competitors from all across the world to enter into the UK’s largest marathon. Make the most of this spectacular multicultural event by exploring the city and staying at some of our finest establishments.

If you’re travelling from outside the North East, you can easily find the perfect accommodation for the Great North Run in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Travelling to the Great North Run is easy thanks to the number of hotels, B&B’s and boutique hotels available in the Newcastle and Gateshead areas. No matter which side of the river you stay on, Nirvana offers accommodation deals that offer transfer services from all over the UK, unique charity and club packages as well as guaranteed easy travel from your room to the starting line.

If you prefer to choose your own accommodation for the Great North Run so you can take in the sights of the city, there is a selection of fantastic hotels and travel lodges available in both Newcastle and Gateshead’s prime locations. Hotel du Vin & Bistro is located in the heart of vibrant Ouseburn with outstanding views of Newcastle's Quayside and bridges, whilst the Newcastle Sleeperz Hotel offers a stylish, central location in the heart of Newcastle, right next door to Newcastle’s Central Train Station.

Runners and spectators visiting for the Great North Run can both save and splurge at Jesmond’s 4 Star Holiday Inn which offers breakfast as well as easy access to some of Jesmond’s finest bars and restaurants for unwinding after the event. If you wish to stay close to the Great North Run main events and locations to take some time to explore the city over the weekend, The Copthorne Hotel, Malmaison and Vermont Hotels’ sit directly on the Quayside and overlook the famous Tyne Bridge which runners will cross en route to the finish line on race day; the perfect view for inspiration, we’re sure you’ll agree.