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Reimagine the Travel Experience with Project Lofts

Enjoy a unique travel experience with Projects Lofts.

Welcome to Your Lofts! Offering luxury breaks at sumptuous, modern serviced accommodation a hop, skip and a jump away from the bustling centre of Newcastle, we specialise in travel experiences with a difference.

If you’re looking for a trip that breaks the mould and you’re keen to enjoy the high life while embracing home comforts, our lofts could be the ideal choice. Think of your holiday loft as a home away from home. 

Reimagining the travel experience

We know that the best trips are all about creating memories and enjoying experiences. With Project Lofts, we’re looking to elevate the travel experience and offer something new and unique. Our lofts are spacious and chic and they offer the best of both worlds. Embrace the tranquillity of the local area with access to stunning landscapes and beautiful views or enjoy urban adventures in the lively city of Newcastle. Our luxury serviced apartments combine comfort and style effortlessly, offering an idyllic base for exploring the North East. 

Our lofts give you the freedom and flexibility to plan an itinerary that gives you exactly the kind of break you’re looking for. From nights on the town and shopping up a storm to country pubs, long walks and cosying up in front of the TV, you can do it all at Chelmsford Lofts. With a beautiful base to call home for a weekend or a longer break, you can decide how you want to spend your time. If you need any advice or recommendations, we’re always on hand to share hidden gems and ensure you make the most of your stay. 

About our lofts

We have eight luxury lofts, which all boast stunning, high-spec interiors. Our aim was to create serviced accommodation that not only makes you feel like you’re in a 5-star setting but also gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling you get when you’re at home. We cater to couples, families and groups, offering apartments for between two and six guests. Our lofts have either one or two bedrooms with an option to use a sofa bed for extra guests in the larger apartments. 

Every loft provides access to a range of amenities, with high-spec interiors, free WiFi, smart entry points and luxury furnishings as standard. 

How to spend your time

The spectacular interiors of the lofts are just one of many reasons to choose our serviced accommodation for your next trip. The location is another incredible bonus. Nestled between leafy Jesmond and trendy Ouseburn, this is a home-from-home that offers something for everyone. Whether you fancy a traditional Sunday lunch, a lazy weekend brunch or a weekend of action and adventure, you can combine city slicking with country pursuits, catch a game, show or gig, explore the area’s highly-rated restaurants, sip on a cocktail in a cool bar or get out into the great outdoors and breathe in the fresh countryside air. 

Local attractions include:

  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • The Angel of the North
  • Tynemouth Long sands Beach
  • Great North Museum: Hancock

For foodies, there’s a plethora of fantastic cafes, pubs and restaurants in Jesmond, Ouseburn and Newcastle. From fine dining and coffee and cake to hearty pub grub, you’ll be spoiled for choice. 

Getting around

Our lofts enjoy an enviable location close to the action but far enough away to provide a relaxing break for those keen to recharge their batteries. We have a parking permit for each loft for drivers but if you don’t plan to bring the car, there are plenty of other ways to get around. We recommend a local taxi service and frequent bus services operate from multiple stops within walking distance of the properties. You can also use the metro system. The closest station is Jesmond, which is just half a mile away. 

How can I find out more?

If you’d like more information about our lofts, or you’re looking for luxury serviced accommodation in Newcastle or Jesmond, don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’ll be happy to tell you more about individual lofts or make recommendations based on your requirements and preferences if you’re unsure which loft would be best for you. 

Ready to plan your trip? Book now!

Are you ready to plan your trip to the North East? If so, it’s quick and easy to book online. If you need help or any additional information, call or email us. You can also check out our handy FAQ section

Our truth about India

Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus earlier known as Victoria Terminus in Mumbai, India. Ninght panorama

Indira Gandhi was India’s very first as well as just women Head of state. She was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru– India’s initial head of state– not the child of leader Mahatma Gandhi as her last name could suggest. She served from 1966-1977 and was reelected in 1980 prior to being executed in 1984 while still in workplace.

Fact no. 2

Mommy Teresa initially wore her renowned sari in 1948; it’s currently the attire for religious women in her order, the Missionaries of Charity. Birthed in Macedonia in 1910, Mother Teresa– additionally referred to as Saint Teresa of Calcutta– was a Roman Catholic religious woman and missionary. She committed her life to helping the inadequate in the city of Calcutta, although her techniques were taken into consideration questionable by some. If you went travel to India – you can read more about it.

Fact no. 3

Mumbai’s dabbawallahs provide over 200,000 lunch boxes by bike and also train from home to workplace daily. In an elaborate system, everyone gets the proper tiffin box loaded with hot food prepared by their household, and also in the mid-day the empty boxes are gotten and also returned residence once again. There’s also a film based upon the sensation, 2013’s The Lunchbox.

Fact no. 4

The state of Meghalaya, northeast India’s “abode of clouds”, is the wettest inhabited position on planet. The forested region has a typical rainfall of 12,000 mm (470 inches) of rain yearly. That’s almost 33mm of rain per day.Meghalaya’s forests are home to a substantial selection of plant and also pet varieties, including the Himalayan black bear, the pangolin (scaly anteater) and also the zebra-striped hoopoe bird.

Fact no. 5

A woman may be forbidden from housework while any colour from the bridal mendhi gets on her hands. Indian wedding celebrations are often colourful expanded occasions that can last for anything from 3 days to a full week. The events begin with the ganeshpooja, generally a personal ceremony that accompanies the couple as well as their close family members, complied with by the mendhi ceremony the following day where henna patterns are painted on the new bride as well as her women friends and family. That evening, there’s commonly the sangeet a dish to welcome all the wedding celebration visitors, with the major event as well as function taking place on the third day.

Fact no. 6

India now boasts 400,000 millionaires with a mixed net worth of nearly US $2.5 billion. Mumbai is home to the nation’s biggest focus of millionaires, with some 46,000 citizens claiming to be worth millions.

Fact no. 7

Tea had actually been growing in India for centuries prior to the British started its commercial cultivation. The initial tape-recorded reference of tea in the nation goes back to 750 BCE, as well as it was apparently likewise consumed as a veggie meal, fried in oil with garlic. When the British arrived in the 18th century, they began expanding tea on a commercial range to lower their reliance on purchasing tea from China.

Fact no. 8

White tigers are only found among Indian tigers. White tigers a sort of Bengal tiger developed through a version in pigmentation. They usually turn into larger animals than their orange-coloured relatives.