Whether you are running in the Great North Run or are standing on the sidelines supporting athletes, you might want to think about booking a hotel. 

After a long hard day of running and raising money for charity, you'll want to sit back and relax and avoid travelling. 

So you might want to beat the rush and book a nice night's stay in one of the many great hotels on offer around the half marathons route. 

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Whether you want to spend the night in a luxury hotel with a spa and room service or if you happy with a nice cosy bed for a reasonable price, we've got the best options for you. 

As we've looked at the local hotels on the route and looked at their TripAdvisor scores to see which ranks the best. 

So take a look at the list and get a booking so you feel ready to take on the Great North Run. 

The Northern Echo: The Vermont Hotel (TripAdvisor)The Vermont Hotel (TripAdvisor)

Best hotels around the Great North Run: 

The Vermont Hotel: 

Rating: 4/5

Location: Castle Garth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 1RQ England

At the start of the route, this hotel is an affordable luxury, with a choice of room or a suite.

It gets top marks across the board including cleanliness and value. It even has a rooftop bar, room service and a sauna so you can fully relax. 

One user wrote: "We had a very nice stay at Vermont. The staff were very pleasant and we had a very nice room with views of the Tyne Bridge.

"That evening we had a very nice three-course meal with a pleasant waiter and staff.
"Next morning we had a lovely breakfast only thing was the bacon was a bit overcooked apart from that and excellent stay.

Clarion Hotel Newcastle South

Rating: 4/5

Location: A19/A184 Witney Way Boldon Business Park, Boldon NE35 9PE England

If you want to stay at a hotel towards the end of the route in South Shields and want to save some money, this is the option for you. 

The four-star hotel has everything you need from a comfy bed, coffee/tea maker and flatscreen TV. 

One user wrote:  "I’m currently staying at this hotel with work, have been for over a month now. All staff from the reception to the breakfast team and Alex in the restaurant have provided great service with excellent food, thank you, guys."

The Northern Echo: Village Hotel (TripAdvisor)Village Hotel (TripAdvisor)

Village Hotel Newcastle: 

Rating: 4/5

Location: 10 The Silverlink N, West Allotment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE27 0BY

Another option for the route, the Village Hotel is affordable and perfect for everyone. 

It has an indoor pool, gym, sauna, bar and a coffee shop and if you like there is even an option for a personal trainer too. 

One user wrote: "Staff all friendly. Hotel & rooms clean & comfortable. Have been 3 times now and have visited other village hotels within the UK.
Feel good choices could have been a little better and found they were pricey."

Malmaison Newcastle

Rating: 4.5/5

Location: 104 Quayside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 3DX England

Set on the Quayside, this luxury hotel is the perfect way to treat yourself after taking on the Great North run. 

It has suites available as well as a spa offering full body massage, salon, foot massage and more. 

One user wrote: "We had a great time at Malmaison Newcastle. The check-in was smooth. The rooms and bathrooms were quite big. We especially enjoyed our breakfast.

"Thanks to Tirso Cruz who made our dining experience extraordinarily! He was very pleasant and smiling and attended so well to all our needs. We will surely come back next time with the whole family."

The Northern Echo: (TripAdvisor)(TripAdvisor)

Royal Station Hotel

Rating: 4/5

Location: Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 5DH England

At the start of the route, the Royal Station gets top marks across the board and is located in a great spot at the heart of the city. 

The hotel has a pool, bar, fitness centre and room service so you can sit back and relax. 

One user said: "The hotel is beautiful and the location is spot on! Central to everything I needed. Fantastic and friendly staff. Very clean rooms. Breakfast was delicious and had plenty of choices. I had such a fantastic stay."