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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok the hotel is not 5 stars but the staff are friendly, rooms are clean although could do with a bit of make up but it is so central. Walking distance to foodie places regent place and world square shopping. It also cost reasonable given it's location. I will definitely come back.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room are spacious. Clean. Comfortable bed and pillows. Great breakfast. Friendly front desk staff. Good location as it walking distance to central station, paddy's markets in china town, light rail stop and darling harbour. Location not next to the main road that's makes it quiet.

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Sevenhill, Australia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed a couple of nights whilst on holidays. The staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough for us. Overall cleanliness of the hotel was top notch. Great little bar area that was buzzing with atmosphere most nights. Highly recommended hotel.

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Thank Liam B
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location for hotel, close to Sydney Central Train Station and easy access for taxis, Ubers and close proximity to affordable food. Close to good shopping too being in CBD and near China Town. Hotel staff were great, helpful and friendly with a ready smile. Room was comfortable, spacious & clean.

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Thank lurimaya
Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear lurimaya Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Novotel Central. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for your next shopping trip in the CBD. Warm Regards Laura Front Office Manager More 

Tasmania
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280 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of nights here with business meetings held nearby. What a great stay. First off easy accessible with only about 20 minutes from airport yet in central Sydney area. Location is surrounded by lots of different restaurants, cafes, bars, and theatre. Located at the end of a no through road its frontage is tucked away giving a feeling... More 

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Thank Moonrock1962
Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Moonrock1962 Thank you for the wonderful review, I am happy that you found the rooms to be very comfortable and you had an enjoyable stay. Warm Regards Laura Shepherd Front Office Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is in a great location walking distance to Darling Harbour,China town And Central Stn. My room was spacious ,comfortable and clean. Reception was helpfull and friendly . The Restaurant service was the only let down And I recommend not eating in the restaurant but use the roomservice facility as it has a more interesting menu. Also there is a... More 

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Thank Ivan V
Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Ivan V Thank you for taking the time to review Novotel Sydney Central, I am sorry for your restaurant experience and I am glad that enjoyed our room service menu. I shall pass this feedback onto our executive chef Aman. Warm Regards Laura Shepherd Front Office Manager More 

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67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great Mystery Deal. We got a great room, super clean, amazing staff and it's so close to everything. We loved it for being so central. The parking is cheap to, so don't stress about that. Beds are really comfortable Shower was the only let down, but I'm 100% certain that if we complained it would have been fixed. Simply... More 

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Thank Joshua W
Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Joshua W Thank you for reviewing your stay at Sydney Central. The team will be happy to hear that they are "amazing" and that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards Laura Front Office Manager More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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65 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very good, at the door, at reception and in the bar/dining area. The rooms were very good in a Novotel way. Functional, clean and straight forward. The food was very good. Again it was a very good experience.

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Thank Ary L
Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Ary L It is great to hear that you found the team to give good service throughout the hotel. We look forward to having an opportunity to welcoming you back to Sydney Central. Warm Regards Laura Shepherd Front Office Manager More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back after a very memorable stay at Novotel Sydney Central. Staff were very friendly and accommodating towards us. Breakfast was amazing! Another family member had bad luck with their hotel choice and Brian managed to fit them in with us on short notice too. Definitely recommend. Thanks Novotel!

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Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear Mom20141400 Happy to hear you had a memorable stay at Novotel Central and you found the breakfast to be amazing. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Warm Regards Laura Front Office Manager More 

Sydney
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had two nights at Novotel Sydney Central - super location very near the light rail which will become to the go to way of getting across Sydney very soon. Close to everything Darling Harbour has to offer too. Down in the Chinatown end of Sydney which is always buzzing and busy and full a hundreds of great eateries. Good... More 

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Novotel_Syd_Central, Front Office Manager at Novotel Sydney Central, responded to this review

Dear lucindaarmour Thank you for taking the time to review Novotel Sydney Central. Hopefully next time you stay with us you will have time for the buffet breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back to Novotel Central Warm Regards Laura Shepherd Front Office Manger More 

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Chinatown
Tiger-flanked archways on Dixon Street mark the entrance to the “little Asia” of Sydney. A walk through Chinatown is a feast for the senses where aromas, tastes, sounds and visions of dancing tigers transport you to a different world. Chinatown visitors can expect a melting pot of Asian food at the neighbourhood's specialty delis and groceries. From yum cha to handmade noodles, BBQ ducks hanging in the window to Asian sweets and bakeries, there is something for all tastes. Paddy’s Markets is the largest flea market in Sydney where you can find souvenirs, clothing, gifts and fruit and vegetables at unbeatable prices. At night, Chinatown comes alive with entertainment including theatre, nightclubs and bars that are open until the early morning.
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Novotel Sydney Central, located in the heart of the vibrant Sydney,is perfect for both corporate and leisure travellers. We are situated close to many famous Sydney attractions including Darling Harbour, Capitol Theatre, Sydney Entertainment Centre, and an array of shopping and entertainment venues.To ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable, guests can take advantage of our range of our hotel services and recreation facilities including the Field House Restaurant & Bar located in the hotel lobby, a rooftop swimming pool and 24hr reception and room service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Sydney Central

Address: 169-179 Thomas St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (Formerly Citigate Central Sydney)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Chinatown
Price Range: $202 - $514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Sydney Central 4*
Number of rooms: 255
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Also Known As:
Citigate Central Sydney Hotel Sydney
Citigate Central Hotel Sydney
Sydney Citigate Central Hotel
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#60 Luxury Hotel in Sydney
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