8.4
Excellent
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Housekeeping20
Breakfast5
Fitness Centre2
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8.8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Popular landmarks
Darling Harbour 800 m
Queen Victoria Building (QVB) 1.2 km
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium 1.4 km
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney 2.4 km
The Rocks 2.6 km
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk 2.8 km
Sydney Opera House 3.0 km
Sydney Harbour Bridge 3.4 km
Bondi Beach 6.9 km
Manly Beach 12.6 km
Nearby landmarks
Dr Chau Chak Wing Building 160 m
Chinatown 190 m
Christ Church St Lawrence 200 m
Sydney Chinese New Year Festival 240 m
Chinese Ginsengs & Herbs Co. 240 m
University of Sydney 240 m
UTS Alumni Green 250 m
Sydney TAFE Ultimo College 250 m
The Goods Line 250 m
Market City 250 m
Novotel Sydney Central

"I like this hotel location which is in chinatown , near supermarket and restaurants."

Affendi - 30 May 2017
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Novotel Sydney Central

169-179 Thomas Street, Chinatown, Sydney, Australia, 2000 - See map
Property highlights
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the hygiene measures
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Check-in/out [express]
Hassle-free check in
Close to Darling Harbour
Within 800 m of property
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call
  • 340 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Currency exchange

  • Located in heart of Sydney

  • Hot tub

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Sydney every 4 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.7
Distance to city center1.1 Km
Location rating8.8
Nearest airportSydney Airport (SYD)
Distance to airport6.9 km

Rooms available at Novotel Sydney Central

Very good
Room comfort & quality
8.0
Superior King with Balcony
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Executive King Room
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Room 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 queen beds
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Standard Room 1 King Bed
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Queen Bed
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 queen beds
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Executive 2 Queen Beds
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 queen beds
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Standard King or Twin Room - late check-in after 8.30pm
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 king bed or 2 queen beds
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Standard Two Queen Room
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 queen beds
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3 QUEEN BEDS
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
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Harbour View King
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  • Balcony/terrace
  • Shower
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Novotel Sydney Central?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Novotel Sydney Central?

Novotel Sydney Central is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Novotel Sydney Central also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Novotel Sydney Central has a car park available for guests. Parking is available for a fee of 38 AUD per day. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Sydney with private transportation, the hotel can arrange car rental for you.

What is the smoking policy at Novotel Sydney Central?

Novotel Sydney Central does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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What people love about Novotel Sydney Central

  • 8.0
    Very good
    Staff 

    "Hotel staff also quiet pleasant to deal with."

    Nafisyah

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    29 July 2019

  • 8.8
    Excellent
    Cleanliness

    "The hotel is clean and the room is spacious."

    Wing

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    26 September 2019

  • 8.0
    Very good
    Staff 

    "The hotel staff very helpful and friendly."

    MAY

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    1 November 2017

Property ranking|Compared to 3,100 Sydney properties
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Room comfort score
8/10
Location score
8.7/10
Cheapest price score
Cleanliness score
8.2/10
Better than
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Overall rating:
8.4
Excellent
1,458 reviews
Cleanliness
8.2
Facilities
7.8
Location
8.8
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What travelers say they love:
Location is perfect for access to Darling Harbour area.
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More about Novotel Sydney Central

More about Novotel Sydney Central

Novotel Sydney Central is situated in the heart of vibrant Sydney with Darling Harbor, Cockle Bay, Central Railway Station, and major shopping and entertainment precincts just a short stroll away. This is a comfortable, contemporary hotel offering well-appointed services and accommodation. The property features 255 spacious guestrooms, each with individually controlled air conditioning and windows that open. Some rooms offer private balconies and spectacular views over Sydney’s central business district and Darling Harbor. If you’re looking for a special and unique experience, look no further than Novotel Sydney Central.

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Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping
34 mentions
Breakfast
19 mentions
Food & Dining
10 mentions
Internet
9 mentions

What they offer

8.8
Excellent
Staff 

"The staff are friendly, very helpful and attentive."

Wing

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26 September 2019

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Nearest essentials

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Food and dining

Breakfast options

Continental

Restaurants on site

Fieldhouse Restaurant and Lounge
Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte

What's nearby

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Reviews of Novotel Sydney Central from real guests

Overall rating
8.4
Excellent
From 1458 reviews
8.9Location
8.7Service
8.5Cleanliness
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Rating via Booking.com8.6
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Cleanliness8.7
Facilities8.4
Location9.0
Room comfort and quality8.6
Service9.1
Value for money8.0
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9.2
Exceptional
Jeanette
Family with young children

Lovely spot for a short...”

Service on check in biscuits and welcome packs for the kids. Nice breaky
Need more options for eggs pre prepared eg poached
Reviewed July 22, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Vicki
Couple

Central it certainly is.......”

Reception staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Location close to Chinatown and Darling Harbour. Upgraded to executive king room with lots of space and very comfy bed. 24 hr car parking ...
I understand it’s difficult allocating rooms but would have appreciated not being next to a family with a baby who cried at 6.00 am. More thought could be put into distribution of families and couples...
Reviewed July 21, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
Erika
Couple

Fabulous”

The service was terrific. All of the staff were really friendly and helpful. The location is great and we were happy with our room overall.
My only suggestion would be to improve the lighting in the rooms. There was no central light, and the bedside lights were fixed and shone down on the bedside table - not the best when trying to ...
Reviewed July 16, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
David
Business traveler

Very pleasant and convenient hotel,...”

Excellent breakfasts, bit crowded on the weekend though... Great location for my work, and only 20 minute walk to Darling Harbour. Central train station is also only a 10 minute walk away, from ...
Not much of a view, but location makes up for this. The restaurant was good for breakfast but didn&#39;t have much ambience for dinner. Also no beers on tap! Meant I pretty much went out every night...
Reviewed July 14, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Grace
Business traveler

Beautiful, friendly staff and lovely...”

The staff were so wonderful. We had a really rough night and they looked after us! They gave us a bottle of wine on the house and were more than happy to assist any way they could. We are so grateful...
Reviewed July 14, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
Tom
Couple

Weekend in Sydney to go...”

It was Ok but we came to Sydney to eat some China town food so on day 2 the noodles across the road for $9 beat you hands down. not really your fault as the local noodle shops are very good
Could plainly hear noise from the room next door. Not a huge issue for me but annoying
Reviewed July 12, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Dorota
Group

Awesome”

Great location and room. Comfortable and clean beds. Great breakfast! Would stay again
Reviewed July 12, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Kerry
Family with young children

Exceptional”

Great place
Pool wasn’t ready
Reviewed July 10, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
Nicole
Family with young children

We found the deal online...”

The room was super quiet. The bathroom well stocked. Breakfast yummy! Person who checked us out was wonderful.
On arrival (which was very late) the staff were not overly welcoming. They certainly were not rude or unpleasant just not overly enthusiastic.
Reviewed July 06, 2019

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7.1
Very good
Megan
Business traveler

Comfy and relaxing”

Nice and quiet
Asked for hard poached eggs at Breakfast and were runny 😔
Reviewed July 08, 2019

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7.9
Very good
Yang
Solo traveler

Convenient and comfortable.”

The location is perfect.
The room is much older than I imaged as Novotel standard.
Reviewed June 30, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
Ian
Solo traveler

I stay at the Novotel...”

I was unable to arrange breakfast when I booked the room, because the website isn&#39;t so easy to navigate. I arranged breakfast when I checked in, and paid for it when I checked out.
The room was too warm.
Reviewed June 25, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Ronelle
Business traveler

Fantastic stay convenient comfy great...”

Great staff
Reviewed June 19, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Penny
Family with young children

Exceptional”

The staff and the pool are awesome. We love staying here.
Reviewed June 18, 2019

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8.3
Excellent
Jason
Business traveler

Very good”

Staff attention-to-detail was amazing! Breakfast and Coffee were excellent with plenty of options (including fresh juicing station). Ideally located from the Central Train Station and ICC
My room had a slight smoky smell. Nespresso coffee maker would elevate the experience.
Reviewed June 13, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Monica
Business traveler

Worthwhile”

Breakfast was tailored to the individual. Gym was great. Great location
Some mornings the gym was full and I could not access the machines.
Reviewed June 11, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Fiona
Family with young children

Exceptional”

Beautiful comfy beds
Very friendly staff and fantastic location
Reviewed June 11, 2019

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8.3
Excellent
Marilena
Family with young children

Very good”

Room was comfortable, great service and friendly staff.
Decor is outdated. Cool use a freshen up.
Reviewed June 10, 2019

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8.8
Excellent
David
Couple

Fabulous”

Good location and quiet rooms.
Rooms had very few ceiling&#47;wall lights. Somewhat dark on a cloudy day even with all lights on.
Reviewed June 09, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Audra
Family with young children

amazing. I will come stay...”

The breakfast was yummy and the staff was very attentive to our needs. We felt special. The gym was amazing. Concierge was very helpful
Parking was too expensive.
Reviewed June 06, 2019

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