This property is a 5-minute walk from the beach. Located in the heart of the Geelong waterfront, Novotel is just 1,500 feet from Eastern Beach. It features a heated indoor pool, a fitness center, a restaurant and bar. Each luxurious room features a balcony and free WiFi.

The Novotel is 1,950 feet from central Geelong and 1.2 mi from East Geelong Golf Club. It is a 20-minute drive from Avalon Airport and a 1-hour drive from central Melbourne.

Located on level 2, the In Balance Fitness Center features cardiovascular equipment and a steam room. After a work out you can relax on the outdoor sun terrace, overlooking Steampacket Gardens.

Located on the ground level, the restaurant features an outdoor dining area, buffet breakfast, freshly baked bread and barista coffee. You can enjoy lunch and dinner in the Waterfront Restaurant. There are 6 function spaces available for meetings, conferences, weddings or special events.

The air-conditioned rooms feature a 32-inch flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room has an en suite with a walk in shower and hairdryer.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Novotel Geelong has been welcoming guests since May 22, 2013
Hotel chain/brand: Novotel

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Novotel Geelong

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Eastern Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,250 feet from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Carousel
    0.1 miles
  • Westfield Geelong
    0.1 miles
  • Bay City Marina
    0.1 miles
  • Royal Geelong Yacht Club
    0.1 miles
  • Deakin University
    0.2 miles
  • Waterfront Geelong
    0.2 miles
  • National Wool Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Market Square Shopping Centre
    0.2 miles
  • The Workers Club Geelong
    0.3 miles
  • Geelong Art Gallery
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Edge Geelong
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Fishermen's Pier
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Wah Wah Gee
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Geelong Performing Arts Centre
    0.4 miles
  • Geelong Train Station
    0.4 miles
  • The Pier Geelong
    0.6 miles
  • Geelong Botanic Gardens
    0.7 miles
  • South Geelong Station
    1 miles
  • Kardinia Park
    1 miles
  • Simonds Stadium Geelong
    1 miles
  • Little Creatures Brewery Geelong
    1.4 miles
  • North Geelong Train Station
    1.6 miles
  • Geelong Racecourse
    2.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Barwon River
    3.1 miles
  • Mountain The You Yangs
    13.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Eastern Beach
    1,250 feet
Closest Airports
  • Avalon Airport
    9.7 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    40.9 miles
  • Moorabbin Airport
    41.8 miles
How to get to Novotel Geelong from Avalon Airport
    Parking available
1 Restaurant On Site

    Waterfront Restaurant

    Food: Australian

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Novotel Geelong
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs AUD 40 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Serbian
  • Filipino
  • Chinese

House rules Novotel Geelong takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 70.98USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
4+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 50 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Novotel Geelong accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of AUD 100 is required on arrival. That's about 70.98USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Novotel Geelong

  • Check-in at Novotel Geelong is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Novotel Geelong by:

    • Car 30min

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Novotel Geelong.

  • Novotel Geelong offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Beachfront
    • Swimming pool
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness
    • Beach
    • Steam room
    • Yoga classes

  • Guests staying at Novotel Geelong can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Novotel Geelong may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Novotel Geelong include:

    • Double

  • Novotel Geelong has 1 restaurant:

    • Waterfront Restaurant

  • Novotel Geelong is 1,950 feet from the center of Geelong.