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Indoor pool, a heated pool, open 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Indoor pool, a heated pool, open 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Indoor pool, a heated pool, open 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM, pool loungers
Standard Room, 1 King Bed | Minibar, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk

Overview of Novotel Canberra

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Novotel Canberra

4.5 star property
Luxury hotel with indoor pool, near Australian National University

7.0/10 Good

1,022 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is AU$195
Price available on 26/2/2023
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65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT, 2600

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Canberra City Centre

Getting around

  • Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Kingston Canberra Station - 11 min drive
  • Queanbeyan Railway Station - 20 min drive
  • Bungendore Station - 30 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

Located near a train station, Novotel Canberra is a great choice for a stay in Canberra. Guests can take a dip in the indoor pool or grab a bite to eat at First Edition, which serves breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include a bar/lounge, a fitness centre and a hot tub. Fellow travellers like the pool and bar.

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 or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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 sanitiser 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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 286 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (15 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site self-parking (AUD 32 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Winery tours nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 7 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • An indoor pool
  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Dining

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.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of AUD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.3 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 50.0 per stay

Parking

  • Self-parking costs AUD 32 per night with in/out privileges
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Bureau Veritas (third-party expert - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Canberra Novotel
Novotel Canberra Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Does Novotel Canberra offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Novotel Canberra does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Novotel Canberra?
As of 27 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Novotel Canberra on 29 Jan 2023 start from AU$195, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Novotel Canberra?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Novotel Canberra?
Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Novotel Canberra?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Novotel Canberra?
Yes. Self-parking costs AUD 32 per night. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Novotel Canberra?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Novotel Canberra and nearby?
Novotel Canberra has an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Canberra?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, First Edition. Nearby restaurants include Lemon Grass Thai (3-min walk), Indian Accent (3-min walk) and The Charcoal Restaurant (3-min walk).
What's the area around Novotel Canberra like?
Novotel Canberra is in Canberra City Centre, a short 4-minute walk from Australian National University and 4 minutes' walk from Canberra Centre. Travellers say that the area is walkable and good for families.

Reviews

7.0

Good

7.6/10

Cleanliness

7.7/10

Staff & service

7.2/10

Amenities

6.9/10

Property conditions & facilities

6.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

SING, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tracey, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Average
Room cleanliness and service was average at best. Best thing about our stay was the complimentary breakfast. Definitely not recommended for families.
1-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

not welcoming staff, oppositional, poor English skills, would speak different language in front of guests, not a 4 star hotel at all, outdated, would not come back, poor management
Liena, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Dreadful shower, water ran into room.
ROBERT, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

4-night business trip
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2/10 Poor

Room not serviced
First Night Ok. Second Night room was not serviced. We left at 9am and return 730pm with a 9 month old and a 3yr old to find the room and beds un done. Asked them to service it as we had to put the kids to bed. They turn up 30 min later whilst 9m old already asleep and ask us to leave the room so they can service it.
Joel, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Gary, 2-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

4/10 Fair

Not worth the tariff
Bathroom facilities small and cramped. Bed was uncomfortable. Decor is aged.
Maurice, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Rebecca, 2-night trip
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