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Novotel Canberra

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Novotel is the preferred accommodation of a number of my colleagues for reasons that I can understand. I personally did not have the greatest experience, however I will endeavour to give a fair and reasonable review separate of that. I was booked in with a number of other staff traveling for business and we checked in together. For everyone...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very nice bedding and well presented suite! Slight noise from nearby main road, but otherwise, very comfortable and quiet! hard to fault, only minor issue is that it's chauffeur parking only, which costs on a per-night basis.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms ok , the service at the restaurant sluggish, despite only few people awaiting for meals. Breakfast choices rather limited.Overall disappointing it seems that hotel is due for renovations. Yet again.I stayed at number of Novotel and nearly all Had dropped in quality of service .i would say they are more 3 stars now than 4.Lucky I had a discount...

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Wagga Wagga
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were very excited about our 2 night break in Canberra, and being Accor Advantage Plus members, we were hoping for a high level of service. Unfortunately, Novotel Canberra really let us down. On arrival, I waited on the Accor Plus Member carpet (Accor members are supposed to receive special treatment) to check in. I waited while other customers -...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel seems old and dreary with very poor lighting and the strangest room configuration where the bathroom sink is actually in the bedroom area (not in the bathroom). No free wi-fi for guests; breakfast at the hotel restaurant was also a very poor standard, and room service meal was terrible. Overall I would rate this as a very basic...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to stay if you are in town for a one night business stay in a horrible location. The staff couldn't be bothered to great us or tell us about the amazing things that were happening in another part of town and, quiet frankly, if you pitch up in a hotel lobby that has a designated area...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is meant in a kindly way... We arrived to the check-in on 17/03 met by a too friendly girl gabbling in a dirty uniform. the dress and the blazer, given a disable room (we are not disabled nor did we request one) that had seen better days (room 303) rang about this no call back rang again told to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Novotel in Canberra is a very pleasant hotel in a great location with convenient on-site parking. The staff are friendly and the amenities are of a high class. We recommend Novotel for both business and pleasure in the Capital.

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Sydney, Australia
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel very welcome. Our room on the first floor, was big and very comfortable. We also had large bathroom Containg a wet room. Breakfast is self service and a good selection of hot and cold food. Charlotte on reception, help us on a couple of occasions, she was alway helpful, and...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Novotel Canberra offers premium 4.5 Star hotel accommodation in the heart of the nation's capital and close to the retail, entertainment and business district. Novotel Canberra features 286 rooms, suites and apartments, all with a comfortable, modern design. The hotel features an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, spa and gym. Please note that the pool, spa and sauna will be closed from 26 April 2016 until 30 May 2016 during refurbishment of the pool and spa area. Enjoy the onsite One Restaurant for breakfast and dinner 7 days, while One Bar offers all day dining and drinks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Canberra

Address: 65 Northbourne Ave | Act, Canberra 2601, Australia
Region: Australia > Australian Capital Territory > Canberra
Price Range: RM549 - RM1,437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Novotel Canberra 4.5*
Number of rooms: 286
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Also Known As:
Novotel Canberra Hotel Canberra
Accor Canberra
Canberra Novotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Canberra
#12 Romantic Hotel in Canberra
#13 Family Hotel in Canberra
#14 Business Hotel in Canberra
#21 Luxury Hotel in Canberra
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“Request a room not on northbourne ave”
 of 5 bubbles samgD8853KQ, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A good room would be at another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles GrannyWanderer, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room 303 needs to be completly smartened up, bad carpet the bed is definitely not a queen size, room 728, quite nice and comfortable. But as I said it was amusing to see what next would go awry...”
 of 5 bubbles R9326XFrobinc, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“More comfortable pillows”
 of 5 bubbles patriciagI8349CR, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check room first?”
 of 5 bubbles markp759, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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