The BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel is conveniently located on the Pacific Highway only ten minutes south of the Newcastle Central Business District in the retail, commercial and medical services hub of Newcastle, in the suburb of Charlestown. Boasting 94 luxurious and spacious AAA rated 4 . 5 Star hotel rooms of over 36 square meters, the existing hotel has been fully refurbished with a new wing recently added. Each room offers free Wi-Fi and a balcony with views across a natural bush land setting, away from any city noise, and offering new King Koil® pillow top queen or king ensembles, HD LCD televisions with free Foxtel, iPod® docks and new ultra-modern en suites with a variety of configurations available from walk-in showers to deep corner spa baths. The acclaimed Babbingtons Bar and Grill, with a floor-to-ceiling glass wall overlooking the floodlit bush land reserve, offers a relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to unwind at the end of the day or enjoy your favorite drink while overlooking tranquil bush land. If you're looking for relaxation or exercise, you can make use of our outdoor pool, BBQ or gym. Other services include a self-service laundry, free covered parking, valet laundry & dry cleaning, and a free computer with Internet access and printing for use 24-hours per day. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel is able to cater a wide range of functions and events. The hotel will meet all of your needs with four function rooms, each boasting natural light, breakout areas, modern technology and professional friendly service. Ideally situated minutes from the John Hunter Hospital and the Hunter Stadium, the hotel is a great location to access a cluster of galleries and boutiques in Newcastle. The hotel is located just a short drive from the vast blue water expanse of Lake Macquarie or Nine Mile Beach and only an hour away from the Hunter Valley where you'll have more than 120 wineries at your disposal.