Built in 1882, the Commonwealth Hotel is a Cooks Hill and Newcastle institution!

First called the Cosmopolitan Hotel, the hotel’s name was changed to the Commonwealth Hotel in 1901 to celebrate Australia’s federation. Locals past and present affectionately know the hotel as simply “the Commo.”

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  • 32 HD television screens, so you can catch all live sport from around the world

  • Full TAB facilities

  • KENO

  • Friday night meat raffles and joker poker


Open every day (closed Good Friday and Christmas Day) from 10am – midnight and Sunday’s midday – 10pm.

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Had such a great night tonight for our Newcastle's Gluten Free Guide event. Massive thanks to our amazing guest speaker Sally from Marchini Nutrition and thanks to all of our lovely guests 🍺🍴 ...

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We are thrilled to share that the Commo has been named as a finalist in the 2017 AHA NSW Awards for Excellence, in the following categories:-

* Chef of the Year - Kylie McCarthy-Foster
* Best casual dining venue
* Best traditional hotel bar
* Best outdoor experience
* Best steak sandwich - for our Wisconsin Manwich
* Best pub TAB
* Best pub style accommodation

Thank you for everyone's support. Thank you and congratulations to our amazing team for your great service and huge efforts!!

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Get in for tonight's joker poker draw in support of the Wanderers Rugby - Newcastle tonight's jackpot $4,700! 🤑💰💸🍺🍷 ...

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Why not host your next special event in our beautiful courtyard...

For enquiries phone 4926 2680 or email marketing@commonwealthhotel.com.au 🌞🍾🌿🍷🍺🍹🍸

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Roasted cauliflower risotto topped with your choice of Persian feta or Gorgonzola cheese, add chicken or prawns 🧀🦐🍴🍷🍺🍹 ...

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