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Landscape view of the entrance of Mercure Charlestown
Bedroom with a king bed & 2 single beds at Mercure Charlestown
Pool area with sunbeds & restaurant area at Mercure Charlestown
Seating area of Madison Kitchen & Bar at Mercure Charlestown
Seating area The Bar Conference Room at Mercure Charlestown

Welcome to Mercure Charlestown


Experience a warm, friendly home away from home at Mercure Charlestown. Nestled among the quiet, tree-lined surrounds of Madison Drive, our boutique hotel offers an escape from downtown CBD hustle whilst still providing effortless convenience to everything Newcastle NSW has to offer. 

With a rich history, Mercure Charlestown is proud to be one of Newcastle’s most iconic hotels. Enjoy the casual comfort and elegance of our 53 rooms. Take in captivating distant views of the city through the leafy treetops surrounding the hotel. Unwind with a swim in the outdoor poolor relax on the sun loungers. Savour fresh, seasonal, locally sourced produce at Madison Kitchen & Bar. For signature events and weddings, choose from a range of sophisticated function venues with experienced event planners to arrange every detail.

For overnight visits, holidays or extended corporate engagements, we are consistently regarded among the most welcoming hotels in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie with friendly staff that go out of their way to offer superior service and ensure a relaxing, carefree stay.

Where to stay in Newcastle NSW? Come enjoy the best of Lake Macquarie and Hunter Valley at Mercure Charlestown.

Hotel Features

  • 100% non-smoking rooms and hotel
  • 53 warm, spacious and light filled rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Meeting and conference facilities
  • Bistro Blu Restaurant and Bar
  • In-room dining
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary guest laundry facility
  • Laundry and dry cleaning services (charges apply)
  • Luggage storage
  • Complimentary car parking (including larger vehicles by prior arrangement)
Dining area near the pool at Mercure Charlestown
King bed in Privilege King room at Mercure Charlestown

Privilege King

Guests staying in the Mercure Privilege Room will enjoy comfort and service with one King Bed, bathrobes and slippers.

Close up on the king bed in Privilege King Spa at Mercure Charlestown

Privilege King Spa

Mercure Privilege King Spa Rooms have all the features of the Privilege King rooms along with a spa bath.

Standard King Room

After a busy day of meetings or a night on the town, Standard King Rooms at Mercure Charlestown are the perfect place to unwind.

Standard Twin Room

Standard Twin Rooms are furnished with a queen bed and a single bed and are designed to accommodate two adults or a small family.

Standard Queen Room

Our Standard Queen Rooms are light and bright with views of the surrounding bushland and gardens.

Family Room

Space and comfort are paramount when travelling with the family.

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Room Compendium

Please refer to this electronic Room Compendium as needed throughout your stay. 

Special Offers & Events

Valuable accommodation specials and vacation packages

Travelling to Newcastle NSW? Take advantage of exclusive hotel deals, last-minute accommodation specials and vacation packages, and fantastic restaurant and dining offers to experience Mercure Charlestown.

High Tea Function

Mercure Charlestown invites your party of 10 or more to enjoy High Tea in our restaurant, on the sunny deck overlooking our pool or in the function room  of Madison Kitchen + Bar.

Bed and Breakfast Package

On your next accommodation booking with us, why not upgrade your stay to include our great value 'B&B' package:


Mercure Charlestown restaurant

At the Mercure Charlestown restaurant and bar, the mood is light and inviting all year long. We welcome you to our table, where the warm and comforting atmosphere is perfectly complemented by fresh, seasonal, locally sourced produce with a contemporary twist.

Meetings & Functions

Mercure Charlestown Events

Planning a meeting, wedding or conference in Newcastle NSW? Learn more about function venues and special event services at the Mercure Charlestown hotel.

The Bar Conference Room at Mercure Charlestown

Bright, sophisticated function venues

Located in a quiet, tranquil bushland setting just minutes outside downtown Newcastle NSW, Mercure Charlestown is the perfect venue for your upcoming sales meeting, training function, seminar, corporate banquet, fundraising event, birthday or wedding. The warmth,intimacy and quiet sophistication of our 53-room boutique hotel allow you to connect with your guests during your Newscastle conference.

Trust the Mercure Charlestown’s experienced meeting, planning and catering staff

to design an event where every detail exceeds your vision whilst staying within your budget. From venue décor and audiovisual arrays to fully tailored catering menus, enticing meeting breaks and accommodation for guests staying at the hotel, we’ll ensure that nothing is overlooked.

Always a great stay

We have stayed here many times... the hotel staff are always friendly and happy to help anything..
The restaurant has amazing food and is the absolute highlight of this hotel...
The rooms have always been clean and we will continue to stay here..
We highly recommend this hotel..

Kathy S

Always great

We continue to return to the Mercure Charlestown as we always enjoy our stay. The staff is excellent, the room always spotlessly clean. Check in is simple and fast as we are now so well known. The room we always take is very quiet.