Located in the heart of Newport, Wales, Mercure Newport hotel has opened its doors to the public at the top of the historic Chartist Tower. Its location is ideal for travellers to explore the modern city and the surrounding Welsh countryside.
Newport is a vibrant and diverse city steeped in industrial heritage, where traditional industries embrace new electronics and financial service sectors. The hotel's design draws inspiration from this local heritage, featuring industrial themed accents with materials like metal and timber and a contrasting palette of white, black and grey tones throughout the building. As a tribute to the local area, the hotel also teamed up with Welsh artist Caroline Rees to create an artwork paying homage to the city's famous Transporter Bridge.
Mercure Newport hotel sits next to Friars Walk shopping centre and is just a seven-minute walk from Newport Train Station. It is perfectly located for those seeking to enjoy the captivating surrounding countryside, where there are many walking, cycling and well-being opportunities. In addition, there are several tourist attractions in close vicinity, including Roman Caerleon and Tredegar House.
Guests can indulge in delicious cuisine and cocktails at the hotel's Bar & Kitchen @NP20', serving residents and non-residents a metropolitan all-day dining experience. The restaurant features a lively outdoor terrace area - a perfect backdrop for cocktails with friends, pre-dinner drinks and casual dining.
Mercure Newport hotel includes 135 spacious, stylish and comfortable rooms overlooking the Newport cityscape. Guests can upgrade to a luxurious junior suite for additional space and enhanced amenities. There is also a fully equipped gym for guests to make the most of during their stay.
Ideal for business travellers, the new hotel boasts five flexible meeting and event spaces, supplying guests with a convenient space to meet, work and entertain. The event floor also includes spacious breakout areas, ideal for coffee and networking. Easily accessible to other major cities in the United Kingdom, Mercure Newport hotel is located just 1.7 miles from the M4 motorway (J25) and 29 miles from Cardiff airport. The hotel is 1 hour and 40 minutes from London, 34 minutes from Bristol, and 14 minutes from Cardiff by direct train.