Located in the historic South Wharf Promenade in Melbourne, the four-star Novotel Melbourne South Wharf was built in 2017. The hotel is complemented with direct access to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Center, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest meeting space. Guests can enjoy the on-site fitness center, restaurant and bar. In contrast to the historical maritime docks and cargo sheds, is the contemporary architecture of Melbourne’s newest buildings and attractions. Housed in the neighboring historic wharfs and cargo sheds are a variety of bars, dining and shopping. The iconic 1885 three mastered tall ship and The Polly Woodside are nearby. A 17-minute walk from the hotel is Etihad Stadium, playing host to International sporting and entertainment events. Featuring 26 levels with 347 accommodations rooms and suites, guests can choose from a range of inspired accommodations rooms and suites, boasting floor to ceiling windows with views across the City skyline or towards Port Philip Bay. All rooms and suites feature modern and thoughtfully designed bathrooms with walk in showers and LED back lit mirrors. Melbourne’s bar, dining and café culture is well represented in the Balcony bar and restaurant. With commanding South Wharf views across the golden exterior facade. The Balcony Bar and Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anything in-between. The Balcony Bar and Restaurant service philosophy is to provide the best of Victoria’s farm fresh produce with emphasis on sharing plates and platters. As the sun sets across South Wharf, the Balcony Bar serves up local craft beers, ciders and guests choose from an extensive wine list, hand selected from Victoria’s wine regions. A stroll across the Seafarers Bridge will connect you to the heart of the City, Southern Cross Station, New Quay and Docklands. The South Melbourne Market is a 10-minute drive away, where you find a culinary journey of cosmopolitan dining and farm fresh produce. SEALIFE Melbourne Aquarium is just 0.8 mi from the property, while Royal Botanic Gardens is 1.6 mi away. The nearest airport is Melbourne Airport, 16 mi from Novotel Melbourne South Wharf.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Novotel
Hotel chain/brand
Novotel

Property highlights

Located in the heart of Melbourne, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.7
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.2
Free Wifi
8.3
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  • S
    Shantelle
    Australia Australia
    Fantastic location, comfortable bed, good value, lovely staff
  • M
    Mike
    Australia Australia
    Breakfast was great; really good value to have it included in the room cost so that’s worth it. We ate dinner a bit late in the restaurant and it felt a little messy and not as nice as breakfast but still a good meal.
  • Shaun
    Australia Australia
    Everything. THis is why we stayed here again and will in the future.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Parking on site
  • Free Wifi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • River view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 50 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
    Additional charge
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Chinese

House rules

Novotel Melbourne South Wharf takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as 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 - 3 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Novotel Melbourne South Wharf accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note, there is a 1.4% credit card surcharge when using a credit card.

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.

Please inform Novotel Melbourne South Wharf of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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.

FAQs about Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

  • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Room options at Novotel Melbourne South Wharf include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Apartment

  • Guests staying at Novotel Melbourne South Wharf can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Happy hour
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness

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

  • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf is 1.1 miles from the center of Melbourne. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Novotel Melbourne South Wharf is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.