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Novotel Bucarest City Centre
Ranked #15 of 165 Hotels in Bucharest
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Lund, Sweden
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“Very good location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

The hotel is located very close to the Old City, where you'll find lots of restaurants and bars, especially Caru' cu Bere, which was a favorite during our stay.
The rooms was, as they usually are on Novotel hotels, clean and spacious with all the amenities you'd expect. We had a room facing the street left of the building (if you stand in front of it). The only problem during the stay was the stray dogs barking during the night on the street below or room. But that can't be blamed on the hotel.

The breakfast was great, a lot of different dishes to choose from. The breakfast was quite busy during work days, but nearly empty during the weekend.

I enjoyed my stay and would recommend it again.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Matiu_Bianca, Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator at Novotel Bucarest City Centre, responded to this review, 9 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Bucharest and for taking the time to share your comments with the Tripadvisor community. Indeed our guests’ feedback is definitely invaluable in order to always strive to improve our overall quality service.

I am glad to see that you took advantage of the hotel’s great location. Novotel Bucarest City Centre is ideally located in the heart of the city, just a few minutes walk from the main attractions of the city such as Lipscani area (the Old Town), Cismigiu Garden, the National Art Museum and many more. The hotel is built on the exact place where the Romanian National Theatre used to stand and its building reflects, through its complex architectural design, a sequential passage from past into present.
Furthermore, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your room and our varied breakfast buffet.

Looking forward to having the pleasure to welcome you back in a soon future.

Respectfully,

Bianca Matiu
Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Novotel Bucarest City Centre
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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

I choose Novotel frequently because of their two children free policy. Unlike many others across Europe this one is in the very center, in the historic Calea Victorei street. Almost all Bucharest highlights (unfortunately there are not many) are within a walking distance. That's about the perfect location.
The hotel staff is very friendly and informative. I would personally like to state out Mr. Christian from the front desk with his patient information and tips what to do, see, ....
The rooms are standard Novotel like in any other, meaning enough space, even with unfolded sofa bed, coffee maker, mini bar, quality bathroom,...
The breakfast is great, on the upper side of the same chain in another countries.
Pool and relax area are pretty small, but enough for relaxing. Pool water warm and very pleasant. The only objective on this is the working time until 6 PM on Easter holidays.
All in all great recommendation for visiting Romania capital.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Matiu_Bianca, Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator at Novotel Bucarest City Centre, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Dear Guest,

I would like to thank you for choosing Novotel for your recent stays in Bucharest and for taking the time to share your nice feedback with the TripAdvisor travelers.

We are delighted that you found our property so convenient and that you value all our efforts done to make your stay enjoyable. I am glad to see that you took advantage of the hotel’s great location in the heart if the city, just a few minutes walk from the main city’s attractions and that you had a great experience with us. I will definitely share your compliments with our team as well as with Cristian, who were able to provide you high quality services

Thank you once again for recommending Novotel Bucarest City Centre to all travelers and looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Respectfully,

Bianca Matiu
Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Novotel Bucarest City Centre
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Every Novotel I have stayed at is exactly the same as the last so there isn't much to write except that we had supposedly booked the higher end rooms but there was nothing different about them-we did have access to the lounge which is just a tiny little room and nothing to get excited about . The fact that you only get two bottles of water complimentary annoys me because we paid quite a price for those rooms and it is the least one can expect.

The other thing I don't get is why is there a bath tub and a TINY shower area where if you are above 5'5" you struggle while having a bath? It's such a tight squeeze and if your bathroom is not nice in a hotel,then the whole trip seems ruined! But again , this is a novotel issue and not only specific to this one in Bucharest.

The breakfast was quite nice and fresh. The location of the hotel is pretty ideal as it is well located near the centre of town where there are plenty of bars and restaurants.

I didn't make the bookings but I can't help but wonder if there might have been a more interesting hotel somewhere near by because despite the fact that it was well located and everything, it was a bit dry. Perfect for business travellers, I suppose.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Matiu_Bianca, Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator at Novotel Bucarest City Centre, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing Novotel during your recent stay in Bucharest and for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor.

I am glad to read that you enjoyed Novotel's central location, very close to the old town and the main attractions in the city and our varied breakfast buffet.

I am sorry to hear that you have been dissapointed with our VIP lounge. Your feedback is valuable to us and please rest assured that I already passed your comments to the top management for their perusal.
Kindly note that executive room benefits are: a new high and ergonomic bedding solution, espresso machine, BOSE docking station, a complimentary bottle of water upon arrival, executive bathroom amenities, daily news in an international language.

Thank you once again for your feedback and looking foreward to welcoming you back to our hotel.

Respectfully,

Bianca Matiu
Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Novotel Bucarest City Centre
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

Middle of town, good bars & food nearby, courteous & professional staff, a magic city . Their support with Taxis , facilities etc was excellent.
Thank you Novotel Bucharest City Centre
PS Bucharest is wonderful, friendly,cultural & brilliant place
Given half a chance I will return & I will not be disappointed

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Matiu_Bianca, Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator at Novotel Bucarest City Centre, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your nice comments with the Tripadvisor community and for rating us with five stars.

Exceeding our guests’ expectations is what we strive for and we are therefore extremely happy to read that you had a great experience in Novotel Bucarest City Centre.

Looking foreward to welcoming you back soon.

Kind regards,

Bianca Matiu
Executive Office Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Novotel Bucarest City Centre
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Richmond Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

excellent staff, friendly , housekeeping , to the waiters in the restaurant, all knowledgeable and clean, to the computer downstairs, Great selections of food and drinks in their restaurant to the mini bar in the room, everyday they fill it. Highly recomend this Hotel for Family and business and friends will enjoy your stay here.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Matiu_Bianca, Executive Office Assistant at Novotel Bucarest City Centre, responded to this review, 17 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing Novotel during your recent stay in Bucharest and for taking the time to share your feedback with the TripAdvisor travelers.

It is a pleasure to see that you had a great time in Novotel Bucarest City Centre and that we managed to meet your entire expectations.
I am delighted to read that you enjoyed our MAC corner, the food selection from our restaurant, as well as the professional and positive attitude of our team.

Thank you once again for your nice feedback and looking forward to welcoming you in a soon future.

Respectfully,

Bianca Matiu
Executive Office Assistant
Novotel Bucarest City Centre
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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014 via mobile

We found all the staff to be very nice, from the front desk to the housekeeping.
Breakfest had a lot of variety but the pastries were not fresh. If it weren't included in my reservation I would certainly preffer to got eat at a nearby cafe.

The room was kept very clean throughout our stay and was big enough for a family of 4.

Sadly just before checkout we got stuck in the elevator at 4am but we were "rescued" very quickly so no biggie.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Benamard
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Matiu_Bianca, Executive Office Assistant at Novotel Bucarest City Centre, responded to this review, 17 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing Novotel during your recent stay in Bucharest and for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor travelers.

Exceeding our guests’ expectations is what we strive for and we are therefore extremely glad to hear that you had a great experience in Novotel Bucarest City Centre.

I am though very sorry to hear that you encountered some issues with the elevator, but please rest assured that we constantly run technical revisions in order to prevent such situations. We apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you.

Thank you once again for recommending Novotel Bucarest City Centre and looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Respectfully,

Bianca Matiu
Executive Office Assistant
Novotel Bucarest City Centre
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Property: Novotel Bucarest City Centre
Address: Calea Victoriei 37B | Sector 1, Bucharest 010061, Romania
Region: Romania > Bucharest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Casino Hotel in Bucharest
#9 Family Hotel in Bucharest
#13 Luxury Hotel in Bucharest
#20 Business Hotel in Bucharest
#23 Romantic Hotel in Bucharest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Bucarest City Centre 4*
Number of rooms: 258
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Novotel Bucarest City Centre is your perfect choice either for a business trip, a short break or a holiday downtown. Ideally located in the heart of the city, the 4 star hotel offers not only an exceptional positioning but also a unique blend of classical architecture and modern, functional design. Enjoy our restaurant, bar and summer terraces and unwind in the Wellness Centre. Free Wi-Fi internet, 5 fully equipped meeting rooms, underground parking. Hotel highlights: Our unbeatable location is just a few steps away from Lipscani Old Town,National Art Museum, Romanian Athenaeum, Cismigiu Garden and many others. Above all, our friendly and well trained team pays special attention to make your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 
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