Accommodation

A limited number of rooms have been reserved on behalf of conference delegates who are attending onsite at several hotels near the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Accommodation is subject to availability and will be allocated when a booking is received. To secure the conference accommodation rates, bookings should be made online as part of the registration process. The booking deadline is Friday 20 May 2022.

Arrival time

Please indicate your estimated time of hotel arrival during the booking process. If you wish to guarantee your room is ready before the hotel 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.

Cancellations and changes to your accommodation booking

Please notify your requests for changes or cancellation by email directly to the Conference Secretariat. Be aware each hotel has its own cancellation policy from 30 days prior to arrival ranging from one night cancellation fee to 100% cancellation fee depending on the date of cancellation. Please ensure you understand the policy for the hotel you are booking.

Extending your stay

If you wish to extend your stay prior to or following the conference, please specify your requirements in the special instructions field during the accommodation booking process. Availability and rates will be checked with the hotel before your reservation is fully confirmed.

Payment for accommodation

Please note that payment of accommodation is not taken at the time of completing an online conference registration, however a credit card is required at the time of booking to secure your room with the hotel. Between 30 and 14 days prior to arrival, hotels may charge this credit card for part or all of your accommodation charges. Please ensure you understand each hotel’s payment policy.
HotelRoom TypeBedding ConfigurationRoom rate (per night)Breakfast rateWalk to venue
Novotel Melbourne South Wharf HotelSuperior King Room1 x King Bed$2901 included in the rateDirectly connected
Pan Pacific MelbourneDeluxe Room1 x King-sized Bed or 2 x Twin Beds$279$271 min walk
Crown Plaza MelbourneStandard Room1 x King Bed $230$259 min walk
Shadow Play Melbourne by PeppersOne Bedroom Deluxe 1 x Queen$209$2511 min walk
Two Bedroom Deluxe with Two Bathrooms2 x Queen or 1 x Queen + 2 x Singles$309$2511 min walk
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne SouthbankStudio Apartment1 x King or 2 x Twin Singles $190$2514 min walk
One Bedroom Apartment 1 x King or 2 x Twin Singles $230$2514 min walk

Accommodation venues

FROM AUD$290/night

Novotel Melbourne South Wharf Hotel

7 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Discover South Wharf, Melbourne’s new playground to meet, dine, shop and stay. On arrival to Novotel South Wharf Hotel, guests are welcomed to the elevated hotel reception level & lobby lounge. Bringing stature to the Southbank Hotel landscape is the shimmering golden tower spanning 26 levels with 347 accommodation rooms & suites. The hotel is complemented with direct access to the conference venue MCEC.

Breakfast is included in the rate for one person. Additional breakfast for a second person is charged at $25 if prebooked.

Room Type

Superior King Room

These rooms have a sophisticated design with Live n Dream Bedding and Floor to Ceiling Windows with views across the City or Port Philip Bay. Stay Connected with High Speed Wi-Fi, Smart TV and Bedside USB Power. Bathrooms feature Walk-In Showers and Fair Trade Amenities

Check in/check out

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

Car Parking

Self-Parking is available for $24 per exit or alternatively Valet-Parking is $50 per 24 hours.

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

One night deposit will be charged at 30 days prior to arrival. The final balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled upon check-out.

Cancellation Policy

Standard cancellation policy

If cancelled within 30 days of arrival date then 1 night deposit will be taken as a cancellation fee. No shows will be charged the full amount of their stay.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

If the reservation is cancelled due to government imposed COVID-19 restrictions, you will receive a refund.

FROM AUD$279/night

Pan Pacific Melbourne

2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Located near Melbourne’s vibrant South Wharf district, Pan Pacific Melbourne is regarded as one of the best luxury hotels in Melbourne Australia and features a collection of rooms and suites designed for a good night’s rest. Take in panoramic views of the city, Port Philip Bay and the Yarra River from floor-to-ceiling windows and enjoy a variety of splendid amenities at Pan Pacific.

Breakfast is available for $27 per person, per day.

Room Type

Deluxe Room

Our Deluxe Room comes with spectacular views of Port Phillip Bay through floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as a separate walk-in shower and bathtub, for a relaxing stay in one of the best five-star hotels in Melbourne.

Check in/check out

Check-in is available from 3.00pm. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.

Car Parking

Self-Parking is available for $24 per exit or alternatively Valet-Parking is $59 per 24 hours.

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

A valid credit card is required to guarantee the booking. The full balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. Major credit cards are acceptable and are subject to a merchant fee of 1.25% on Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Cancellation Policy

Standard cancellation policy

Should a guest wish to cancel their booking, Pan Pacific Melbourne must be notified 31 days prior to the arrival date, there will be no cancellation charge. Should a guest fail to arrive at Pan Pacific Melbourne or if a room is cancelled within 30 days of the arrival date (4pm) the guest will be charged 100% of their full stay. Early departures or shortened stays are treated as cancelled room nights. Cancellation penalties will apply for each night cancelled as outlined above.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

Should Australian Federal &/or State Governments impose travel restrictions due to COVID-19 such as restricting gatherings, closure of borders and travel restrictions, the Hotel agrees that:

If the cancellation or amendments occur a full refund will be offered for any deposits/monies paid by the delegate.

FROM AUD$230/night

Crowne Plaza Melbourne

1-5 Spencer Street, Melbourne

Escape to our absolute riverfront hotel. With spacious guestrooms and unrivalled city skyline and river views, you’ll wake up feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Our Docklands hotel offers 432 modern rooms with luxurious bedding and premium amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay. From new spaces to meet and collaborate to the inspiring restaurant and bar outlets that tempt guests to refuel and restore, you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you visit the hotel.

Breakfast is available for $25 per person, per day if pre-booked.

Room Type

Standard Room

Some rooms offer majestic city glimpses whilst others offer stunning pool views. Enjoy amazing views of Melbourne’s harbour from one of our many rooms that face the Docklands. This spacious 25 sqm room has a luxurious king bed, a 42″ flat screen TV, work station, and generous modern bathroom with all the necessary amenities.

Check in/check out

Check-in is available from 3.00pm. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.

Requests for an early check-in will be subject to availability and will not be guaranteed.

Car Parking

Valet parking is available for $60 a day.

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

One night deposit will be charged at 30 days prior to arrival. The final balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled upon check-out.

Cancellation Policy

Standard cancellation policy

Should a guest wish to cancel their booking, Crowne Plaza Melbourne must be notified 31 days prior to the arrival date and there will be no cancellation charge. Should a guest fail to arrive or if a room is cancelled within 30 days of the arrival date the guest will be charged 100% of their full stay. Early departures or shortened stays are treated as cancelled room nights. Cancellation penalties will apply for each night cancelled as outlined above.

FROM AUD$209/night

Shadow Play Melbourne by Peppers

308-320 City Road, Southbank

Echoing Melbourne’s sophistication, Shadow Play by Peppers is in a class of its own, presenting contemporary accommodation one kilometre from the central business district. Its position within this city, where laneway restaurants, rooftop bars, markets and boutiques are set around the Yarra River flowing through the metropolis, is nothing short of exquisite for your next urban escape.

Breakfast is available for $25 per person, per day if pre-booked.

Room Type

One Bedroom Deluxe

Experience the urban class in your apartment boasting a separate co-use living & workspace. Traditional hotel rooms are a thing of your past, whether business or pleasure enjoy a night or two’s repose with a fully equipped kitchen & laundry, ensuring your comfort is not a gamble. Bedding: 1 x Queen

Two Bedroom Deluxe with Two Bathrooms

Whether travelling with colleagues, or family or friends your apartment offers space to relax or mingle, either way you’ll be impressed by the full kitchen facilities, internal laundry, and classy interior. The addition of an enclosed balcony or terrace extends the luxury feel with a point of difference. A chance to experience a boutique home away from home awaits. Bedding: 2 x Queen or 1 x Queen + 2 x singles

Check in/check out

Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 10.00am.

Car Parking

Car Parking is available for $45 a day.

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

The full balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled upon check-out.

All credit card payments will incur a surcharge:

MasterCard 1.1% | Visa 1.25% | Amex 3.35% | Diners /JCB 3.5% | Union Pay 2%

Cancellation Policy

Standard cancellation policy

Any cancellations made between 28/05/2022 and 11/06/2022 will incur a cancellation fee if the booking is for three nights or less; one night cancellation fee will be charged. If the booking is for four nights or more; two nights fee will be charged.  Cancellations after the 12/06/22 and no shows will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee. No show guests will be charged 100% cancellation fee for each no-show accommodation room.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

Should Australian Federal &/or State Governments impose travel restrictions due to COVID-19 such as restricting gatherings, closure of borders and travel restrictions, the Hotel agrees that:

If the cancellation or amendments occur a full refund will be offered for any deposits/monies paid by the delegate.

FROM AUD$190/night

Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Southbank

99 City Road, Southbank

Situated near Melbourne’s bustling Southbank and only a short walk from city’s array of drinking and dining options, Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Southbank is housed in a carefully designed new building that is celebrated for its innovation. You can discover Melbourne’s endless cultural offerings before returning to the comfort of your spacious apartment or room at Adina Melbourne Southbank, with comfortable, modern living behind the sleek, contemporary façade.

A gourmet boxed breakfast is available for $25 per person, per day.

Room Type

Studio Apartment

Enjoy this modern studio apartment that features a kitchenette, work desk, air conditioning, 43-inch LCD TV with Chromecast and USB charging points.

One Bedroom Apartment

Take advantage of a fully equipped kitchen in your spacious one-bedroom apartment. Perfect to relax and unwind in after a big day.

Check in/check out

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

Car Parking

Car Parking is available for $35 per night.

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

One night deposit will be charged to the delegate’s credit card at 30 days prior to arrival. The final balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled upon check-out.

Should you wish to pay by credit card, a surcharge of 1.2% for Visa, Master Cards, UnionPay and American Express and 2.5% for Diners and JCB Cards will apply.

Cancellation Policy

Standard cancellation policy

The following cancellation timeframes will incur penalty fees as detailed.

  • 31 days prior to arrival or more: No cancellation fee will apply.
  • 30 days prior to arrival: Partial or entire cancellations of individual bookings will be charged one night’s accommodation for each room cancelled.
  • 14 days or less prior to arrival: Partial or entire cancellations of individual bookings are subject to entire accommodation charge for each room cancelled.
  • No Shows: No Shows are subject to entire accommodation charge for each room cancelled.