Our Accommodation and Housing specialists have secured rooms at a selection of hotels with flexible terms and conditions exclusively for attendees of the Conference. Book early to secure your room and let our dedicated accommodation team look after you whilst taking advantage of the following:

  • Specially negotiated rates
  • Flexibility to change or cancel your booking at any time up to 15 working days prior to conference start date
  • One night’s room rate deposit is all you pay to secure your booking – no full pre-payment needed.  Full pre-payment may be made if you prefer.
  • Your deposit is fully refundable up to 15 working days prior to conference start date
  • If you have any special requests, please contact us on

Reap the benefits of booking with the Conference Managers and staying in one of the officially contracted hotels below:

Accommodation Options


Aria Hotel Apartments

285 City Road, South Wharf VIC 3006

4.5 Stars | 8 Minute Walk 

This apartment hotel, set in a modern building in the Southbank district, is a 1-minute walk from the City Rd/Clarendon tram stop and a 8-minute walk from the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition CentreThe bright and airy apartments have contemporary furnishings and provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with DVD players and private balconies. The building provides a gym and indoor pool whilst all apartments also offer kitchens and washer/dryers facilities. 


One Bedroom Apartment (48 sqm, 1 x Queen bed): $189 per room per night. 

Two Bedroom, One Bathroom Apartment (75 sqm, 2 x Queen bed): $249 per room per night.

Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom Apartment (75 sqm, 2 x Queen bed): $299 per room per night. 

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

7 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006

4 Stars | 3 Mins Walk

The hotel is ideally located adjacent to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, surrounded by quintessentially Melbourne bars, restaurants and outlet shopping while also within a short stroll from the CBD. Contemporary rooms feature floor to ceiling windows, all have smart TVs and minibars, room service is offered 24/7. Other amenities include a 24 hours fitness centre, cafe and restaurant.


Standard King Room: (28 sqm, 1 x King bed) $265 per room per night. 

Standard Twin Room: (28 sqm, 2 x Double  beds) $260 per room per night. 

Pre-Booked Breakfast: $35 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

Batman’s Hill on Collins

623 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

4 Stars | 11 minute walk

This charming hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, right opposite Southern Cross Station and the Skybus Airport Shuttle’s city terminal. The hotel is a 11 minute short walk to Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre. All rooms feature a minibar, refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. The heritage building offers 2 stylish restaurants and 2 bars, plus 24-hour room service. 

Standard Queen Room (20 sqm, 1 x Double bed or 2 single beds): $164 per room per night.

Standard Twin Room (20 sqm, 2 single beds): $164 per room per night.

Premiere King Room (28sqm, 1 x King bed): $189 per room per night.

Pre-Booked Breakfast: $20 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

Alternative Accommodation Options

Should you wish to book alternative accommodation, the Congress Managers recommend booking securely through The site features a wide range of accommodation options, from hostels to 5-star hotels and apartments.

Click here to be re-directed to the Wotif website and click here for recommendations on where to stay in Melbourne. Please note varied terms and conditions will apply. 


Accommodation Conditions

How to Book

The Conference Managers will forward your contact details, reservation and deposit to the hotel of your choice.

Accommodation may be booked when you complete the online registration form on the registration page of this website. Alternatively, email your requirements to the Conference Managers who will be more than happy to assist.

Should you require additional nights accommodation, have special room needs or require assistance with your booking, please do not hesitate to contact the Congress Managers at


A minimum of one night deposit of the room rate is to be paid at time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Your hotel booking is unable to be confirmed until the deposit payment is received.
The balance of your hotel account for all nights booked and any incidental charges (less the deposit paid to the Conference Managers) will be payable to the hotel at the time of check-out.
NB: Please contact the Conference Manager if you wish to pay in full prior to arrival.

Changes to bookings

Any required changes to your booking must be requested in writing to the Conference Managers by 30 working days prior to the Conference start date.

Late bookings

New bookings and changes to existing bookings requested within 15 working days prior to the Conference start date will be subject to hotel availability and rate increase. It is recommended you book early to avoid disappointment.

Flexible terms and conditions apply to amendments or cancellations made up to 15 working days prior to the Conference. Cancellation charges will apply this date. 

Cancellation charges

  • A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will apply for cancelled bookings from 15 working days prior to the Conference date.
  • A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will also apply if you do not arrive on the date you are booked to check in.
  • All cancellations and changes to your reservation must be made in writing to the Conference Managers.

Reduction of stay

Should you need to reduce your stay within 15 working days of the start of the Conference, cancellation charges may be incurred at the hotel’s discretion.

Non-arrival / no show

In the event of a non-arrival when one night deposit has been paid, your room will be held until the following morning (1100 hours) and your one night’s deposit will be retained by the hotel as a cancellation charge. In the event of a non-arrival when full pre-payment is made for the entire stay, your room will be held for each night booked and you will not be entitled to any refund.


The negotiated rates are valid up to 15 working days prior to the conference start date. After this, accommodation is subject to availability and rates are subject to an increase.

Rates may increase at any time without notice due to changes in government charges, taxes or levies.

As per standard hotel policies and procedures delegates will be required to provide credit card details upon check-in.  This is to cover any incidental charges incurred during your stay and all remaining unpaid room nights.

The hotel will place a hold on your credit card for an amount which covers all unpaid accommodation nights reserved plus a daily amount for incidental charges. Any money still held on your credit card by the hotel once you have settled your account and checked out will be released. If you will be settling your accommodation account and incidentals by cash you will still be asked to provide your credit card for guarantee at the time of check-in.

If you will be settling your accommodation account by cash you will be asked to pre pay for your accommodation in full when you check-in plus a cash deposit to cover incidentals that may be incurred during your stay. Should you not utilise any incidentals during your stay the cash deposit, for incidentals only, will be refunded to you by the hotel upon check-out.
Please note the daily incidental charge may vary across the listed hotels.

Daily Incidental Charges

Please note the daily incidental charges the hotel will hold on your credit card may vary across the listed hotels.  Should you wish to confirm the amount that will be held against your card, please enquire with your hotel during check-in.

Late Arrivals / No Shows

Please indicate when you register, or notify the Conference Managers in writing, if you will arrive at your hotel after 1800 hours.  Failure to do so may result in your room being treated as a no-show and being released.

Check in / check out times

Check-in time for most hotels is 1500 hours and check-out time is 1000 hours.  Should you wish to guarantee your check-in before 1500 hours, you will need to pre-book and pay for the previous night.  If you wish to guarantee a late check-out you will need to book for the next night.

These additional nights can be booked at the time of making your reservation. Alternatively, if you have already made your accommodation booking, you can request the additional nights by advising the Conference Managers in writing.

If your organisation would like to make a group booking of 15 rooms or more at one of the listed hotels, please contact the Conference Managers with your group booking requirements.

If you would like to make a group booking of 15 rooms or more at a hotel not listed above, the Conference Managers will endeavour to secure rooms and negotiate group rates on your behalf with the hotel of your choice. With a large network of hotel contacts our accommodation specialists have the buying power to ensure all your needs are met and your booking is managed efficiently.

Contact the Conference Managers today to secure your group booking.

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