Novotel hotel Geelong logoThe Novotel Hotel in Geelong has 5 designated wheelchair accessible rooms. Located on the beach across the road from Steampacket Gardens, the hotel offers 4 star accommodation in the heart of the Geelong CBD.

The Novotel is part of the Accor Hotels chain and features all the amenities of a large hotel – bar, dining room, conference facilities, fitness centre and in-ground pool. Valet parking is available from the forecourt outside the hotel, and there is a lift from the underground carpark.

The foyer and reception area is step-free and opens through to the restaurant and bar. There is a disabled bathroom in the foyer adjacent to the restaurant. In-room Dining is also available.

Rooms feature a private balcony (some with water views), complimentary Wi-Fi, work desk, LCD TV with cable channels and Pay-Per-View movies, iPod docking station, Alarm clock, Minibar, Complimentary tea & coffee facilities,Hairdryer, Iron and ironing board.

ACCOMMODATION FEATURES & FACILITIES

Guest Rooms

Is designated disabled parking provided for each room? No  – valet parking from reception
Distance from room
How many rooms are available for guests who use a wheelchair? Five
What is the width of the clear opening of the bedroom
Can the bedroom furniture be re-arranged, if requested by the guest? Yes
Which types of beds are available in rooms for wheelchair users

3 x Queen Bed

2 x Twin beds

What is the height of the bed from the floor to the top of the mattress?
What is the clear space height from the floor to under the bed base?
What is the height to the top of the desk?
What is the clear space height from the floor to under the top of the desk?
What is the height of the clothes rail in the wardrobe?

Electrical Switches

Is there a free power outlet near the bed?
What is the height of the light switches?
What is the height of the power outlets?
Is there a master switch in the bedside unit?

Ensuite Bathroom for wheelchair users

What is the width of the clear opening of the bathroom door?
Is there a separate shower with level access? Yes
If it is a shower cubicle, what is the clear opening space of the door?
Is a fixed shower seat or shower chair provided? Yes
Are there handrails for support beside the toilet? Yes/fixed
What is the width of the widest floor space at the side of the toilet?
What is the length of the floor space in front of the toilet?
What is the height of the toilet seat from the floor?
Is there an emergency call system in the bathroom?
Is there a bath? No
What is the height of the sink?
What is the height from the floor to the bottom of the sink?

Kitchenette/Kitchen

Does your accommodation have a kitchen/kitchenette? No
What is the height of the bench tops?
What is the width of the bench tops?
What is the width of the working space?

General

Is there a designated parking provided near the reception entrance?  Valet parking – drop car in forecourt and take keys to reception – $25 fee
Is it under cover?  Yes
Are there steps to the reception area?  No
How many?
Is there a hand rail?  N/A
Is there a ramp to the reception area?  No – flat surface
What is the width of the clear opening space at the entrance door?  Double opening door
Is the door manual or automatic?  Automatic
Is there level Access, or access by a ramp or lift to public areas?  Level Access
Access Areas:
Is there level access to the breakfast/dining room?  Yes
What is the width of the clear opening space at the entrance door to the breakfast/dining room?  Open plan double doorway
Is there a choice of dining table with moveable chairs and access?  Yes
Other general comments:

Special Services

Is 24-hour guest service provided? Yes
Are service dogs allowed in your premises?
Non smoking rooms? Yes
Do you provide disability equipment for guest use? No

CONTACT DETAILS & GETTING THERE

Address 10-14 Eastern Beach Road,
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Telephone 03 5223 1377
Fax 03 5223 3417
Email reservations@novotelgeelong.com.au
Website www.novotelgeelong.com.au