Hilton Newcastle Gateshead unveils £500,000 renovation

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead has completed an eight-month makeover of 71 bedrooms and its boardroom.

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead unveils £500,000 revamp
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead unveils £500,000 revamp

The £500,000 refurbishment programme involved closing sections of the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead so the venue could remain open throughout work.

General manager Guy Hilton said: "The North East’s tourism economy grew by £117m in 2009. Since Hilton Newcastle Gateshead launched in 2004, we have seen a requirement for more high end accommodation and as a result of this, made the decision to invest in our facilities."

Further renovation of the remaining 183 rooms at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, which also has 10 meeting rooms, is planned over 2011-2012.

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