Accommodation

Accommodation has been reserved on behalf of conference delegates at Arena Apartments South Brisbane, Mantra South Bank, Novotel Brisbane South Bank and Rydges South Bank Brisbane until Wednesday 2 June 2021.

Accommodation can be booked between 6—10 July 2021, will be allocated in order of receipt of bookings and is subject to availability. To secure the conference accommodation rates, bookings should be made online as part of the registration process.

Cancellations and changes to your accommodation booking

Please notify your request for changes or cancellation directly to the Conference Secretariat. Each accommodation venue has its own cancellation policy from approximately 30 days prior to arrival, ranging from a one night cancellation fee to 100% cancellation fee depending on the date of cancellation.

Please ensure you understand the cancellation policy for the accommodation venue you are booking.

Arrival time

Upon booking accommodation, please indicate your estimated time of arrival. If you wish to check-in before the official check-in time, it is recommended that you book and pay for the room for the evening prior to your arrival.

Failure to advise your arrival time if arriving after 18:00 may mean that your room will be released and you will be charged a no-show fee.

Extending your stay

If you wish to extend your stay prior to or following the conference, please specify your requirements in the ‘additional nights required’ field during the accommodation booking process. Availability and rates will be checked with the accommodation venue before your reservation is fully confirmed.

Payment of accommodation

Please note that payment of accommodation is NOT taken at the time of completing an online registration, however a valid credit card is required at the time of booking to guarantee your room with the accommodation venue. Failure to provide a valid credit card will result in your room being released.

A wide range of credit cards are available for accommodation payment, based on your accommodation venue. Please ensure you are familiar with your accommodation venue’s payment policy.

Recommended hotels

HotelRoom typeBedding configurationRoom rate (per night)Breakfast rate (per day)
Arena Apartments South BrisbaneOne bedroom apartment1 king or 1 queenAUD175N/A
Two bedroom apartment2 kings or 4 singlesAUD205N/A
Mantra South BankStudio apartment1 king OR queen OR 2 singlesAUD229AUD22
One bedroom apartment1 king OR queen OR 2 singlesAUD269AUD22
Novotel Brisbane South BankStandard king1 king bedAUD190AUD25
Standard twin2 double bedsAUD190AUD25
Rydges South Bank BrisbaneQueen room1 queen bedAUD229AUD32
Twin room1 queen bedAUD229AUD32

Accommodation venues

FROM AUD175/night

Arena Apartments

9 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane

Arena gives you the perfect mix of urban and village colour plus Brisbane’s big city attractions. Wherever you want to be, whatever you want to do, you’re never far from the action when you stay at Arena. Watch a live show at QPAC, visit the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, dine out late in West End’s dining precinct or even spend a day watching the world go by at Southbank Parklands… At Arena, it’s so easy to be amused.

Arena Apartments are located in Brisbane’s West End precinct in South Brisbane. Arena Apartments offer luxury styled apartments with leisure amenities including pool with outdoor deck, BBQ’s and a gym.

Apartment type

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Apartment
The 1 bedroom apartments are fully self-contained with a King or Queen bed. All apartment types feature a separate lounge area, full chefs’ kitchen, laundry facilities and a private balcony. Amenities such as Foxtel TV, secure undercover parking for 1 vehicle and unlimited Wi-Fi usage are also included for your convenience.

The 1 bedroom apartment accommodates 2 guests, however can be extended to 3 with the addition of a rollaway bed for $30 per night

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Apartment
Alike to the 1 bedroom apartments, the spacious 2 bedroom apartments are fully-self contained and include all features and amenities as mentioned above. They also include options for custom bed configurations, a dining table to accommodate 4 people and a large balcony and outdoor setting.
• The bedding configuration can be requested to be either 2 King beds, or up to 4 single beds
• The 2 bedroom apartment can accommodate up to 5 guests with the addition of a rollaway bed for $30 per night (subject to availability).

Check-in/check-out

Check-In is available from 2:00pm. Check-Out is prior to 10:00am. Requests for early check-in and late check-out can be requested with the front desk

Car parking

Apartments have one complimentary space available per apartment. Extra car parking spaces can be requested with the Reception team.

Internet

The property provides complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property.

Payment

Arena Apartments will charge a one night deposit to the credit card provided when booking 30 days prior to arrival. Failure to provide valid credit card details 30 days prior to arrival will result in the cancellation of the booking.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations must be advised in writing via email to herdsa@expertevents.com.au. Cancellations after 2 June 2021 will incur a one night cancellation fee. Reservation modifications can be made for arrival & departure dates up to 3 days prior to arrival without fee. No show: In the event of a non-arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
FROM AUD229/night

Mantra South Bank

161 Grey Street, South Bank

Mantra South Bank Brisbane is located a short walk to the conference venue, and is well-positioned in South Bank’s arts and entertainment precinct. The hotel features a heated lap pool and fully equipped gym, as well as the celebrated Stone Restaurant and Bar.

Room type

Studio apartment
Studio apartments have a queen size bed (or two singles for twin share), and feature a city view, gallery style kitchenette, air-conditioning, LCD TV with in-house movies, a mini bar, and safe.

One bedroom apartment
One bedroom apartments have a king or queen sized bed and feature a kitchen with granite bench tops, stainless steel appliances, refrigerator and dishwasher, air-conditioning, LCD TV with in-house movies, a mini bar, and safe.

Check-in/check-out

Check-In is available from 2:00pm. Check-Out is prior to 10:00am.

Car parking

Self parking is available for $40 per vehicle per night.

Internet

Mantra provides complimentary Wi-Fi for all guests.

Payment

Credit card details are required to guarantee your booking. Delegates are required to pay the full balance of their accommodation upon check in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled on check-out.

Additional Charges: Third person rate is $40 per night (room only).
Credit card service fee: Service fees are as follows: 1.1% for MasterCard transactions; 1.25% for Visa; 3.35% for Amex; 3.5% for Diners or JCB; 2% for Union Pay.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations received prior to 3 June 2021: no cancellation fee applies.
Cancellations received between 3—20 June 2021: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply for bookings for three nights or less, or a cancellation fee of two nights stay will apply for bookings for four nights or more.
Cancellations received from 21 June 2021: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
FROM AUD190/night

Novotel Brisbane South Bank

38 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane

Novotel Brisbane South Bank is situated within the city’s premier lifestyle and cultural precinct of South Bank. With easy access to an array of world-class restaurants, internationally acclaimed theatre and cultural performances, and the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Novotel Brisbane South Bank is your ideal luxury accommodation haven.

Novotel Brisbane South Bank features an outdoor pool, fitness centre, and the in-house restaurant and bar Spice Central.

Room type

Standard King
Standard King rooms feature a Live N’ Dream king sized bed, fluffy duvet and custom pillows that will help you wake up refreshed. The room also features a study desk, Smart TV, Wi-Fi, broadband and USB ports to keep you connected during your stay. Sleeps up to 2 adults.

Standard Twin
Standard Twin rooms offer the same comfort as a Standard King, but with double beds. Sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children.

Check-in/check-out

Check-in is available from 2.00pm onwards. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.

Car parking

Self parking is available and is charged at $32 per vehicle per night. Parking is subject to availability.

Internet

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all members of Le Club AccorHotels program. Guests can enroll at time of check-in to receive member benefits.

Payment

The hotel will charge guests for their full accommodation booking 30 days prior to arrival to the credit card they provide upon booking. Failure to provide full payment at this time will result in a cancellation of reservation.

Credit card service fee: The use of a credit card to any portion of payment will incur a payment processing fee of 1.3% against the full amount of payment.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations after 2 June 2021 will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total accommodation booking. In the event of a non-arrival or reduction in length of stay, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

No shows: In the event of a non-arrival or reduction in length of stay, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

FROM AUD229/night

Rydges South Bank Brisbane

9 Glenlg Street, South Bank

Rydges is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct at South Bank. The 4.5-star hotel has newly redesigned rooms with modern luxury furnishings and latest technology. Rydges offers relaxed cafe style dining and award winning luxury dining, as well as 24 hour room service. Hotel amenities include a gymnasium, pool, spa, and sauna.

Room type

Queen room OR twin room
Queen rooms are spacious and have one queen bed (or two queen beds in a twin room) and a large picture window. Room features include air conditioning, 48 inch HD LCD LED television, ergonomic desk, laptop safe, and minibar.

Check-in/check-out

Check-in is available from 2.00pm onwards. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.

Car parking

Valet Parking is available for $45 per night.

Internet

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all guests.

Payment

Credit card details are required to guarantee your booking. Delegates are required to pay the full balance of their accommodation upon check in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled on check-out.

Additional charges: Third person rate is $60 per night (room only).
Credit card service fee: Payments made by MasterCard, Visa, Amex, Diners & JCB will incur a transaction fee of 1.08%.

Cancellation policy

Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided when booking. Cancellations must be advised in writing to herdsa@expertevents.com.au.
Cancellations received prior to 3 June 2021: no cancellation fee applies.
Cancellations received between 3—20 June 2021: a cancellation fee equal to one night’s stay will apply.
Cancellations received from 21 June 2021: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.