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Novotel Newcastle Beach

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5 King St Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300 Australia
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Novotel Newcastle Beach is situated on the doorstep of one of the best surfbreaks in Australia, Newcastle Beach. The hotel commands the corner of a beachside city block surrounded by renowned Newcastle restaurants, cafes and bars. Shopping precincts, art galleries and picturesque coastal walks are a moment’s walk away. The hotel’s convenient location makes it the perfect destination for families, couples and business travellers. The contemporary guest rooms are all designed with spaciousness and easy living in mind. Many of the rooms offer magnificent views of Australia’s east coast that make staying at Novotel Newcastle Beach a dream. The hotel’s modern dining restaurant, Bistro Dalby, offers a contemporary Australian menu. Curated by our own chef, the Bistro’s dishes tempt taste buds with local and seasonal dishes. With a fully equipped bar, indoor and alfresco dining options and a relaxed atmosphere, it is the perfect place to catch up with friends or colleagues. Bistro Dalby also offers an in-room dining menu available 24/7.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Walking tours
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
Safe
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
On-demand movies
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Green
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, German
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573graham wrote a review Yesterday
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
Our stay at the Novotel recently was not up to the standard we had hoped. We have stayed at many Accor Hotels which have been better. Poor service at breakfast, long wait for food and a ceiling with mould which was bowing and will eventually drop on the diners.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Aussie_Andrew wrote a review 23 Jan
Sydney114 contributions106 helpful votes
The Novotel is located in a fantastic position, I would highly recommend it for that alone. My disappointment was the lack of recognition of my status within the ALL programme and the severely stretched housekeeping. Breakfast dishes were still outside doors when we headed to dinner at 6pm. A wine glass stayed on the ground until the next morning. Worse than all that is a left iPad charger that miraculously disappeared. We called perhaps 2 hours after checking out and were never connected to housekeeping, just told we would get a call if it turned up. Only one of two things can have happened, either the next guest got luck or someone else with access tot he room has it. Either way housekeeping is clearly underperforming. We never got a call back, had to chase up with the front desk and now we are one charger down and some lucky person with access to a locked hotel room is one up.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Peter J wrote a review 12 Jan
Tuncurry, Australia117 contributions48 helpful votes
You certainly pay for the location not the accommodation! For a 4.5 ⭐️ Hotel with rates north of $300 P/N it fell way short of our expectations more inline with the 3.5⭐️ Ibis down the road. Receipt was efficient and friendly but as soon as we entered the lift it all went down hill the lift walls & doors were putrid and cracked tiles on exit. The room was OK we upgraded to a harbour view room but the windows were cover in salt so that was a waste. The carpet to me looked grotty or bad choice of colour? The safe had been smashed open, destroyed and unusable but the bathroom was OK though! But minibar was empty. We booked the inclusive breakfast deal but when we were seated we given a limited option on extra’s food was tasty but we declined the self serve coffee and left for the cafe next door as the AC vents were dripping condensation on us from slimy mouldy vents in the ceiling. Sad really whether it’s a result of the COVID downturn or just bad maintenance it poorly reflected its 4.5⭐️ Rating and although it is beachside you wouldn’t know from inside as view are restricted to a few overpriced rooms and limited vista’s
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: be aware! Although this is a multi-storey building the Hotel only occupies the bottom 4 levels,...
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Gazzi P wrote a review 7 Jan
Melbourne, Australia208 contributions85 helpful votes
It actually sickens me to think about how much money I paid to stay in this hotel (close to $3k for 6 nights) and what I got for that money... Run down hotel, issue with our room which we were told was fixed (it wasn't), told we would be called (we weren't) and ultimately we were forced to change rooms to go to the cheaper room which they couldn’t refund the difference… wifi too slow to use and constantly dropping out, front desk almost always unattended, having to ask for toilet paper because the cleaners didn't put any in the bathroom, room keys stopped working one day for no reason and the list goes on. I understand the above are all first world problems, but for what this hotel charges I feel like I have been robbed - will never ever return
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Avoid this hotel
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longfellow2017 wrote a review Dec 2021
Coffs Harbour, Australia16 contributions3 helpful votes
A nice location at the top of town with a view of Nobby's while passing through for a regional visit. Had not stayed for a few years but the hotel had retained its simple but quality feel. And our upgraded room had a walk-in shower. We really appreciated the loss of the bath/shower! A comfortable and clean room. Friendly and helpful staff throughout, especially in the restaurant. The restaurant was as good as we remembered, possibly with fewer choices though due to Covid.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$101 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Sebel Newcastle Beach
LOCATION
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater NewcastleNewcastle
NUMBER OF ROOMS
88
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Frequently Asked Questions about Novotel Newcastle Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Nearby attractions include Newcastle Afoot (0.4 km), Bathers Way Coastal Walk (0.4 km), and Christ Church Cathedral (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a fitness centre, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant Mason, East End Hub, and Cirque Cafe & Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Does Novotel Newcastle Beach have airport transportation?
Yes, Novotel Newcastle Beach offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Novotel Newcastle Beach offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Novotel Newcastle Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.