The Congress Secretariat can coordinate your accommodation requirements. Attractive rates have been negotiated for delegates and a range of accommodation options are on offer near the congress venue. The following hotels can be booked via the registration form. All rates quoted are per room per night, inclusive of GST and do not include breakfast unless otherwise stated.
Hilton Melbourne South Wharf
|Hilton Guest King Room||$265|
|Hilton Guest Twin Room||$265|
Set in the heart of South Wharf, an area set to become Melbourne's newest business and dining precinct, the stylish Hilton Melbourne South Wharf hotel is located conveniently close to the airport and the cosmopolitan city centre. As the only hotel with direct access to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, guests are able to walk directly to MCEC's modern conference and event facilities from within the hotel. Relax with business associates after the Congress in the light and airy Executive Lounge, which seems to 'float' over the Yarra.
The Hilton Melbourne South Wharf hotel is 100% non-smoking.
|Deluxe King Room||$299|
A spectacular Melbourne landmark, Crown Towers rises above the city's vibrant Southbank precinct, offering exclusive accommodation with leisure facilities and an impeccable standard of guest service and attention to detail. The 482 luxurious guest rooms and suites have been comprehensively enhanced with superior craftsmanship, a host of contrasting textures and a refreshing and inviting colour palette.
Featuring custom designed linen, original artwork and spacious marble bathrooms, the result is pure opulence. Each room boasts the latest technology available including a large plasma screen with laptop, DVD or MP3 player input, iPod docking station and Video on Demand interactive system, creating an environment ideal for relaxation or recreation. The room rate includes standard internet access for one device.
Bookings made prior to Monday, 2 April 2012 will receive 1 x daily Full Buffet Breakfast in the Conservatory.
|Luxe King Room||$275|
|Luxe Twin Room||$275|
Experience contemporary luxury in its purest form at Melbourne's new Crown Metropol hotel. Your senses will be heightened with the many special touches that make every stay both relaxing and memorable. Crown Metropol is conveniently located a short walk away from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Docklands. The room rate includes standard internet access for one device.
Bookings made prior to Monday, 2 April 2012 will receive 1 x daily Full Buffet Breakfast in Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar.
Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne
|Standard King Room||$205|
|Standard Twin Room||$205|
Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne combines the grandeur of an art deco heritage building with its beautiful fašade with the zest of the Vibe brand. This property is located opposite Southern Cross Station and a couple of blocks from the hub of CBD. With a tram on your doorstep, you have easy access to Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne offers a restaurant, bar, fully equipped gymnasium and 162 rooms of unrivalled quality with all the modern amenities you would expect.
Crown Promenade Hotel
|Standard King Room||$240|
|Standard Twin Room||$240|
Designed to be functional and for relaxation its spacious guest-rooms average 34 square metres and provide panoramic views of the city, Yarra River or Port Phillip Bay. Every room features quality furnishings and original artwork by local artists. The Crown Promenade Hotel is located in the heart of the action - Melbourne's vibrant Southbank entertainment precinct - and is close to the CBD, the Melbourne Exhibition Centre many of the city's most famous arts, leisure and sporting facilities. The room rate includes standard internet access for one device.
Bookings made prior to Monday, 2 April 2012 will receive 1 x daily Full Buffet Breakfast in Mesh Restaurant.
|Standard King Room||$140|
|Standard Twin Room||$140|
Travelodge Docklands recently opened in February 2010 and is located right in the new Docklands waterfront precinct in the heart of Melbourne. Travelodge Docklands provides the perfect base for you to explore all of Melbourne's exciting attractions including the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Aquarium and Rod Laver Arena.
Melbourne Short Stay Deluxe Apartments
|One Bedroom Apartment||$224|
|Two Bedroom Apartment||$332|
|Three Bedroom Apartment||$440|
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments offers a range of one, two and three bedroom quality executive style apartments for both the corporate and leisure traveller in a residential tower that gives you a feeling of home. Features include a fully equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area, comfortable bedrooms, laundry and private balcony. Guests have complimentary use of recreational facilities including indoor pool and gymnasium.
Please note that a minimum of two night stay required Midweek (Sunday - Thursday) or a minimum of three Night Stay (Friday and Saturday). Cancellations within 7 days of arrival will incur full nights accommodation cost as a cancellation fee.
Oaks on Market
|One Bedroom Apartment||$215|
|Two Bedroom Apartment||$315|
Oaks on Market, located in the heart of the CBD, offers a range of luxurious studio, 1 and 2 bedroom self contained apartments. All rooms have brand new 32-inch flat screen TVs, leather sofas and contemporary artwork. Some rooms have views over the Yarra River and guests can also enjoy individual stereo systems, climate control, access to the indoor heated swimming pool, fully equipped gym, spa and sauna. There are two licensed restaurants on site: Alexis on Market and R2 Restaurant & Bar.
|Urban Central||+61 3 9693 3700|
|Greenhouse Backpacker Melbourne||+61 3 9639 6400|
|Melbourne Central YHA||+61 3 9621 2523|
Please note there are a number of budget and student accommodation available in Melbourne. A couple of options are listed here. Please feel free to contact them directly for available daily room rates and for bookings.