Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

Wollongong, Australia

7.5 K reviews
Very good business hotel. Fantastic service. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair access
    • Internet Access
    • Hairdryer
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Newspaper stand
    • Game room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Sauna
    • Children's Entertainment
2-14 Cliff Road North Wollongong New South Wales 2500


The hotel is nestled between the mountains and the sea. It overlooks North Wollongong Beach and the spectacular Pacific Ocean. The hotel is 2 hours' drive from Canberra and is just 2 km from Wollongong's city centre. It is located just an hour's drive south of Sydney Airport.


The air-conditioned hotel comprises a total of 204 rooms. Amenities include a safe. Gastronomic options offered by the establishment include a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room and a café. Additional features at the accommodation include a newspaper stand and a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the hotel. Available services and facilities include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. The standard features of most rooms include a balcony. Travellers can enjoy a good nights' sleep on the double bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a TV and a radio, contribute to a great stay. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. Amenities in the bathrooms include a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. The establishment offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


The accommodation offers attractions including sport and entertainment opportunities. The hotel features a pool and an outdoor pool. A range of options are available, including a gym and a sauna. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


Travellers can choose from a range of snacks and meals including breakfast, lunch or dinner.


All major credit cards, including American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard, are accepted for payment.


  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Professionalism was superb and nothing was too much trouble. Gesture was nice and the apology. Kitchen staff are just amazing.

    "Service is friendly and professional, with great childcare facilities." "Excellent service from waitstaff, housekeepers, and receptionists." "Room service is average." "Booking process should be better organized." "Bar service is acceptable." "Good shuttle service." "Great concierge service." "Hotel security can be an issue."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Location is superb. Amazing Hotel and location. Location and room was perfect.

    "Good location, close to public transport." "Easy car access but inadequate parking." "Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach." "Standard parking prices."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    For breakfast and lunch was amazing. Breakfast was Devine. 9th floor and breakfast offering was sublime.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Bed and linen were divine. View from our room was sensational. Rooms had been renovated and were beautifully done.

    "New rooms with excellent beds and wonderful views." "Clean, spacious rooms with okay maintenance." "Bathrooms are large but with substandard cleaning." "Below average furnishing, balconies, and A/C." "Shower was ok." "Minibar can be a problem."

  • Comfort
    "Rather comfortable"

    Fabulous updated spacious corner suite. Bed and linen were divine. Rooms are really spacious and tastefully decorated.

    "Rooms and bathrooms are spacious and comfortable, with nice beds." "Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms."

  • Value for money
    "Fairly good value for money"

    Complimentary champagne for my husbands birthday. Well priced and friendly helpful staff. Buffet breakfast was not only overpriced.

    "Fairly good value for money." "Fair breakfast prices." "Internet is affordable." "Food is a bit overpriced." "Affordable beverage prices."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Charges for Wi-Fi to be exorbitant. Charged me for internet. Broken computer.

    "WiFi isn't great although it's reasonably priced."

  • Wellness Area
    "Wellness & sports facilities could be improved"

    No towels in spa area. Screen on the cross trainer hasn't worked. Yoga mat is old and damaged.

    "Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning." "Fitness area can be optimized." "Sauna not so nice."