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Wed, 15 December 2021

Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort Completes Major Renovation

(15 Dec 2021)  The Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort has completed a major renovation in time for the peak Christmas and year-end holiday season.

The extensive renovation included the guest rooms and overwater bungalows, as well as the recreation spaces - including a refreshed resort pool precinct and lagoon beachfront, as well as a new Pilates Studio.

The gift of travel is at the top of most peoples Christmas lists this year, so were excited to have completed our renovation ahead of schedule and in time for the festive season, said Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort General Manger, Warwick Kahl. We are profoundly grateful for Shakespeare Property Groups foresight and investment to ensure that Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort remains a competitive, world-class destination. As a result were in incredible shape as we gear up for another busy travel season into January and beyond.

Executive King Room at Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort. Click to enlarge.
Executive King Room at Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort

As part of its refurbishment, Novotel has updated its architecturally-designed over-water bungalows with a modern coastal theme and, for the first time in 30 years, introduced two new, elevated accommodation categories Grand Overwater Bungalows and Deluxe Overwater Bungalows.

The Grand Overwater Bungalow is the resorts only three-bedroom accommodation option, with ample space for the entire family. This one-of-a-kind bungalow features three king bedrooms and two full bathrooms, with an additional Queen sofa bed on hand for larger groups.

Inspired by Novotels breezy tropical surrounds, the space also boasts not one, but two outdoor patios offering views across the lagoon. Inside, guests will enjoy an elegant sense of space, with open plan living and sweeping atrium ceilings streaming natural light. A large dining area caters up to eight people comfortably, while a kitchenette affords extra freedom. Features include a full-size fridge and freezer, small dishwasher and a microwave and coffee machine for an early morning caffeine hit.

Ideal for couples and small families, the new 1.5-bedroom Deluxe Overwater Bungalows have a master bedroom that features a king size bed and private ensuite, complete with an indulgent sculptural soaker bathtub. Accommodating up to three adults, or two adults and one child, Deluxe Overwater Bungalows offer the option to have an additional single bed (on request). Other features include a large lounge room overlooking the lagoon, and convenient kitchenette facilities.

In the main resort area, Novotel has also introduced a new Executive Room type. Comprised of newly renovated, re-imagined resort rooms, the new Executive category is located on the eastern side of the expansive resort.

Each Executive Room comes with a walk-in shower and single vanity, plus a chilled bar fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and additional linen. Guest can expect rooms that are inspired by the naturally refreshing features of the Sunshine Coasts surrounds, flowing seamlessly out to the resorts outdoor pool and private lagoon.

Mr Kahl said, To further highlight the destination, we commissioned local Sunshine Coast artist and photographer Tracey Naughton of Let Me Sea fame to create an exclusive series of images for display in our bungalow accommodation and Executive Rooms. Given Novotels direct access to Mudjimba Beach, Tracey dedicated the shoot to capture the essence of the sand, surf and coastal lifestyle of Mudjimba and nearby Old Woman Island in her own relaxed, signature style.

In line with Novotel brands commitment to well-being and sport, Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort has updated its gymnasium, and introduced a brand-new Pilates studio for guests.

Significantly, the resorts famous lagoon beachfront has also been updated, and the existing pool completely refurbished and modernised for a new generation of sunseekers and family travellers to enjoy.

Formerly known as the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, the property completed the first phase of its three-phase refurbishment in October 2019. At that time, the hotel not only changed its name but revealed a fresh look lobby, SOLA bar and lounge, and opened its landmark, purpose-built Sunshine Coast Convention Centre.

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