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3.6 out of 5

"Convenient location and good amenities for the family. Rooms and amenities could do with a refurb though. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 11 Mar 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Canberra awaits you at Novotel Canberra. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Canberra Centre and Australian National University. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and a health club.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 286 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi, sitting areas, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. You'll find nice touches like slippers and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Free newspapers, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The restaurant, First Edition, is open for breakfast and dinner. Vol. 1 Bar is the hotel's own bar, serving drinks along with lunch and light fare. Enjoy the fitness center, spa tub, sauna, and pool loungers. A conference center and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Each morning full breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Within a 30-minute walk of this 4.5-star Canberra City Centre hotel, attractions include National Convention Centre and Commonwealth Park.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$128* Per night/room 8 Jun. - 9 Jun.

Executive Double Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Novotel Canberra ratings based on 409 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Novotel Canberra

Everyone (330) Couples (17) Family (52)
4 out of 5
Convenient location and good amenities for the family. Rooms and amenities could do with a refurb though.

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2020

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4 out of 5
I literally only slept & showered in the room. The staff at front desk were very good & changed my room from one located near the pool & gym to a more quiet room which I requested to get a better nights sleep. Bed was comfortable & the room was clean.

Posted by , from Kilcunda on 8 Mar. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2020

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4 out of 5
The pool area was great and the breakfast was also great.

Posted by on 4 Mar. 2020

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3 out of 5
The wifi in room did not work very well and also i was getting poor reception with Telstra on mobile.

Posted by on 1 Mar. 2020

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
Convenient location , they could improve their parking facilities a bit

Posted by on 2 Feb. 2020

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5 out of 5
The beds are good, the pool is great, the breaky was decent. The room was very clean...the staff were helpful.

Posted by on 25 Jan. 2020

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5 out of 5

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Property Features

As a guest of Novotel Canberra, you'll find an indoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. There are 7 meeting rooms available. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Novotel Canberra. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4.5-star Canberra hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 286 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) (8.9 km / 5.6 mi)
  • Train station: Kingston Canberra Station (6.1 km / 3.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Novotel Canberra offers 286 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. These individually furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Canberra hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

First Edition - This restaurant serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Vol. 1 Bar - This bar serves lunch and light fare. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 27 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per stay
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Canberra Novotel
  • Novotel Canberra Hotel
  • Novotel Canberra
  • Novotel Hotel Canberra
  • Novotel Canberra Hotel
  • Novotel Canberra Hotel Canberra
  • Novotel Canberra Canberra
  • Novotel Canberra Hotel Canberra

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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