Novotel Canberra

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Indoor pool, a heated pool, open 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM, sun loungers
Indoor pool, a heated pool, open 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM, sun loungers
Indoor pool, a heated pool, open 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM, sun loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk

Overview of Novotel Canberra

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Novotel Canberra

4.5 star property

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT, 2600

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAustralian National University4 min walk
  • Popular LocationCanberra Centre10 min walk
  • Popular LocationLake Burley Griffin16 min walk
  • AirportCanberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.)16 min drive

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About this area

Canberra

Novotel Canberra is located in Canberra City Centre, a neighborhood in Canberra, and is near the airport and near a metro station. Australian War Memorial is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Commonwealth Park and Lake Burley Griffin. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Manuka Oval or Canberra Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including winery tours.

What's nearby

  • Australian National University - 4 min walk
  • City Hill - 6 min walk
  • Civic Square - 7 min walk
  • Canberra Centre - 10 min walk
  • Lake Burley Griffin - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Kingston Canberra Station - 11 min drive
  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Tonic Espresso - 2 min walk
  • Blue Olive Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Loading Zone - 2 min walk
  • Soju Girl - 2 min walk

About this property

Novotel Canberra

Luxury Canberra hotel in Canberra City Centre, near Australian National University
An indoor pool, a restaurant, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a sauna are onsite.
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 digital channels. 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.

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

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Languages

English, French, German, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (AUD 32 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: AUD 30 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • First Edition
  • Vol. 1 Bar

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Heated pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms - 7

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per stay
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 32 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Canberra Novotel
Novotel Canberra Hotel
Novotel Canberra
Novotel Hotel Canberra
Novotel Canberra Hotel
Novotel Canberra Hotel Canberra
Novotel Canberra Canberra
Novotel Canberra Hotel Canberra

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.6

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 245 out of 999 reviews
5 - Excellent 25%
Rating 4 - Good. 348 out of 999 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 194 out of 999 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 145 out of 999 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 67 out of 999 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a central location which made going to shops and restaurants very easy. The kids loved the pool area
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Nothing other then its location
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location is great but the condition of the hotel is disappointing, bathroom, toilet fixtures and fittings are vary old. No fresh air, feels like warehouse.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The place was so old from inside the shower the toilet looked certainly not more than a 3 star hotel if iam generous.. The room was tidy and sheets were clean though.. overall I was expecting much higher standards from Novotel based on my previous experience in novotel elsewhere
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022