Pune is always a delight to visit. This was my third visit to the city. Last time I stayed in J W Marriott, Pune. This time, I stayed in Novotel Pune. Novotel Pune is located in Nagar Road, Pune. It is just an 8-minute drive from the Pune Airport and 850 meters from the Phoenix Market City.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Novotel Pune – My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review

The well-known Aga Khan Palace is a 4-minute drive. Yerwada and Pune Golf Club are about 3.5km away while the Novotel Pune is 7.4 km from Museum of Arthopod and EON IT Park Kharadi. Magarpatta and Shaniwar Wada are around 8 km and Kelkar Museum is 10 km away. Osho International at Koregaon Park is just 20 minutes’ drive. The hotel also provides car rental. The nearest airport is Pune International Airport from Novotel Pune Nagar Pune. The Pune Railway Station is also just 15 mins drive from Novotel Pune Nagar Road. Bottom line it as easily assessable from the major spots of Pune.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
The lobby
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Lobby, from the other angle
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Leisure area
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Lobby lounge

They have beautiful air-conditioned rooms and they will provide you with a flat-screen satellite TV and a seating area. It also has a minibar and tea/coffee maker, private bathrooms also come with free toiletries. The rooms are spacious and well-equipped. Rooms are sound proof and light soft music is played all through. Here are the pics of my room!

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
This is what you see as you enter the room
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Bathroom
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Corner to chill in the room
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Utility corner

At Novotel Pune you will find a well-equipped business center and banqueting facilities. Other facilities like safety deposit, luggage storage and dry cleaning are also provided by the hotel. Guests can approach the tour desk for all travel related arrangements and currency exchange.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
View from my room

Dining options include The Square, an all-day dining restaurant that serves a wide selection of International cuisines while Fuzion is an exclusive Indian restaurant that offers Indian food with a Western tinge.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel ReviewNovotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
The bar
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
The square -Restaurant

Their food is really yummy. Here’s what all dishes I tried & loved.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Laksha Soup
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Waterchestnut dumpling & Asian green dumpling
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Sesame honey chilli lotus stem
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Shichimi Togarashi vegetable
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Udon noodles, Jasmine rice with gravy
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Dessert
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Breakfast scenes
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Bajre ki Khichdi from the organic food menu
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Organic creamy brown rice

If you have a sweet tooth, you can reach out to the Pastry Shop – Crust offering tempting desserts. Soak is an open-air pool side lounge for sizzling food and beverages.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
The pool
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Soak -The pool

 

Apart from this, they have a 24-hours front desk, concierge service, currency exchange, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage, newspapers, Safety deposit box, tour desk, baby sitting service, kids club, ironing service, laundry etc services to. For people who can not afford to miss their workout regime, their signature gym -In Balance is also there which is open 24×7.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
In Balance -The Gym

 

Two things that really impressed me was the high speed internet & fast in-room dining service.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
In-room dining!

The business center is also well-equipped with all the required stuff like photo copy machine, fax, etc. Their are also 2 Mac computers at the lobby area for guests who will to work during their stay.There is also a different VIP lounge for VIP guests which is connected to the meeting and conference room.

Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
VIP Lounge
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Lounge
Novotel Pune - My Stay + Photos + Hotel Review
Novotel Pune -Hotel Review

I totally recommend Novotel Pune for travellers looking for luxury hotel in Pune that is budget-friendly too.

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