Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach

Sydney, Australia

8.2 K reviews
Good airport hotel. Close to Sydney Airport. Close to parking areas and the airport.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Foyer
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
Corner Grand Parade & Princess Street 2216 Brighton-le-Sands New South Wales


The hotel is conveniently situated only 15 km from Sydney's central business district. The adjoining shopping plaza caters to a variety of needs with an overhead walkway connecting the complex to the beach. Bondi Beach is roughly 13 km away. Sydney Airport is 5 minutes from the hotel (approximately 5 km).


Guests can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 296 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. The hotel has a range of facilities for guests with disabilities. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park (for a fee). Additional services include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. The standard amenities of most rooms include a balcony. A double bed ensures a good night's sleep. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge and a tea/coffee station. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi (for a fee), contribute to a great stay. The bathroom offers convenient facilities including a shower. A hairdryer is also available. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A range of options are available, including tennis, a gym, a spa, a steam bath, a beauty salon and massage treatments.


The following credit cards are accepted at the establishment: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.


  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Waitress to checkin was impeccable. All the staff was impeccable. Check in was faultless.

    "Great, friendly service at reception and bar." "Service staff are professional with particularly good restaurant service and great childcare." "Management and housekeeping are decent." "Room service is average." "Booking process is sufficient." "Concierge service is average." "Recreation staff is nice." "Shuttle service is ok."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Parking which is fantastic. Location is wonderful many good. Wonderful accommodation and location.

    "Great location." "So-so car access and parking." "Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach." "Near to public transport and the airport." "Medium distance to city centre."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    The breakfast buffet was exquisite. Buffet breakfast was delicious. Breakfast exceeded expectations.

    "Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

  • Food
    "Delicious food"

    Seafood buffet was divine. Buffet dinner was delicious. BBQ was wonderful with kids.

    "Great dining experience, with a clean and moderately priced restaurant." "Great menu with good seafood and snacks." "Pork dishes are not good." "Untasty beef dishes & steak." "Vegetables are average."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Extra cost for an upgrade was fantastic. Complimentary drinks or any other benefit. Restaurant buffet is highly overpriced.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Acceptable breakfast prices." "Internet is affordable." "Normally priced food." "Affordable beverage prices."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Doors on the veranda were unclean. Both sofa beds were disgusting. Hall carpets and walls are quite disgusting.

    "Average but big rooms with wonderful views, and okay beds." "Old, poorly maintained rooms with substandard A/C and furnishings." "Poorly maintained rooms, with substandard TV's, minibars, and kitchenettes." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Shower can be a problem." "Adequate balcony."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Doors on the veranda were unclean. Lounge and curtains were filthy. Lounges in lobby were filthy.

    "Problems with cleanliness in rooms, bathrooms, and pool area." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean." "Clean dining area."

  • Amenities
    "Amenities are not the best"

    Hotel rooms and corridors are horrible. Fourth floor very musty and smelly. Dirty towels on floor.

    "Old facilities and poor entrance area, but okay hotel grounds." "Architecture not so nice." "Good meeting & event facilities." "Adequate terrace." "Elevator in need of updating."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Carpet was old, worn down and mouldy. Very dirty very old ripped carpets. Hall carpets and walls are quite disgusting.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Hotel could be more stylish." "Entrance area is not particularly attractive." "Luxurious Hotel." "Perfect airport hotel." "Awesome for families."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Internet and it was a complete waste of money. Room's wifi is horrible. Internet reception during the conference was poor.

    "Wifi quality could be improved." "Internet is affordable."