1986 Gosforth Park Hotel

   The Hotel was built in 1965 and was 
opened by the Duke of Northumberland,it
is owned by Scottish and Newcastle     
Breweries and is run by Thistle        
Hotels. There are four other Thistle   
Hotels in this area but Gosforth is    
the only one  of its kind in the group 
because the hotel owns more land and   
has more facilities.The Hotel is worth 
a few million pounds,an exact value    
could not be placed on it.The Hotel    
has 173 bedrooms and 5 suites.They can 
cater for about 320 people.They have   
25 maids on the staff who clean the    
rooms out every morning.The guests     
have many different luxuries in their  
rooms which consist of trouser press,  
hair dryers,alarm clocks,sweets,T.V.,  
tea sets and up to 3 telephones per    
room.Different colour schemes are used 
in each room,which are,pink,green or   
blue.The maids have specific           
 

Map of the area

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