RYDGES NEWCASTLE
(FORMERLY CROWNE PLAZA NEWCASTLE)

Cnr Merewether St & Wharf Rd
Newcastle, 2300

Tel: +61 2 49075000
Fax: +61 2 49075055
Website

AWARDS
2016: HM Awards Regional Property - Finalist
2016: HM Awards Environmental Programme - Finalist
2015: TAA/AHA Awards for Excellence Regional Superior Hotel of the Year - Finalist
2013 AHA NSW Deluxe hotel – Finalist
2010 NSW Tourism Awards Best Meetings Hotel - Winner
2010 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2010 Hunter/Central Coast Tourism Awards Deluxe hotel - Bronze
2010 AHA NSW Regional Restaurant of the Year - Winner
2010 AHA NSW Outstanding Community Service and Achievement - Winner
2010 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards For Excellence Restaurant in Hotel - Winner
2009 Australian Tourism Awards Meetings and Business Tourism - Finalist
2009 NSW Tourism Awards Meetings and Business Tourism - Gold
2009 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Silver
2009 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards For Excellence Restaurant in Hotel - Winner
2009 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Meetings and Business Tourism - Winner & inducted into the Hall of Fame
2009 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2009 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2009 HM Awards Accommodation Property 4 to 4.5 star - Finalist
2009 HM Awards Regional Property - Finalist
2009 HM Awards Kathy York Human Resources Department Member - Finalist
2009 AHA NSW Regional Superior Property of the Year - Winner
2009 AHA NSW Regional Restaurant of the Year - Finalist
2009 AHA NSW Human Resources Employee of the Year, Kathy York - Winner
2009 AHA NSW Chef of the Year - Finalist
2009 Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards Inspired by Seafood Category, Chris Ranzenbacher, 2nd year Apprentice - Finalist
2009 Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards Best Seafood Restaurant Regional Breeze RESTAURANT & BAR - Finalist
2008 Australian Tourism Awards Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2008 NSW Tourism Awards Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Gold
2008 NSW Tourism Awards Meetings and Business Tourism - Silver
2008 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2008 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Meetings and Business Tourism - Winner
2008 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2008 Hotel Club Best Hotels and Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands Hotel Awards, Best Hotel in New South Wales - Finalist
2008 AHA NSW Regional Deluxe Property of the Year - Finalist
2008 Career Links Vet Workplace Excellence Awards – Presented in recognition of commitment to student workplace learning.
2007 NSW Tourism Awards Meetings and Business Tourism - High Distinction
2007 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2007 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2007 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Meetings and Business Tourism - Winner
2007 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2007 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Restaurant in Hotel - Finalist
2006 Australian Tourism Awards Meetings and Business Tourism - Finalist
2006 NSW Tourism Awards Meetings and Business Tourism - Winner
2006 NSW Tourism Awards Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2006 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2006 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Deluxe Accommodation -Winner
2006 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Meetings and Business Tourism - Winner
2006 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - High Distinction
2006 AHA NSW Regional Property of the Year Deluxe - Winner
2006 AHA NSW Regional Restaurant of the Year - Finalist
2006 AHA NSW Chef of The Year, John Leadbitter - Finalist
2006 HM Awards Sales, Marketing & Communications Department Member, Kerrie Arthurson - Finalist
2006 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Restaurant in Hotel - Finalist
2006 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Tourism Restaurant -Finalist
2006 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Wine List - Finalist
2006 InterContinental Hotels Group Best One Team Revenue Achievement - Winner
2006 InterContinental Hotels Group Business Support of the Year Award Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific, Greg Dicks - Winner
2006 InterContinental Hotels Group – Best Practice & Innovation Award for project leading IHG’s first Finance TQM Project, Greg Dicks - Winner
2005 Australian Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2005 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Winner
2005 NSW Tourism Awards Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2005 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Deluxe Accommodation - Winner
2005 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Winner
2005 AHA NSW Best Regional Property - Finalist
2005 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Restaurant in Hotel - Finalist
2005 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Wine List - Finalist
2004 NSW Tourism Awards Deluxe Accommodation - Finalist
2004 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Deluxe Accommodation - Winner
2004 Hunter Region Tourism Awards For Excellence Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services - Finalist
2004 AHA NSW Best Regional Property - Finalist
2004 AHA NSW Best Restaurant - Finalist
2004 Restaurant and Catering NSW Hunter Region Awards for Excellence Best New Restaurant in Newcastle Area - Winner