Accommodation

Accommodation has been reserved on behalf of conference delegates at Arena Apartments South Brisbane, Novotel Brisbane South Bank and Rydges Hotel South Bank until Monday 6 January 2020.

Accommodation 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 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 ‘special instructions’ 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 queenAUD155N/A
Two bedroom apartment2 Kings or 4 singlesAUD205N/A
Mantra South BankStudio apartment1 King OR queen OR 2 singlesAUD229AUD22
Novotel Brisbane South BankStandard king1 King bedAUD175AUD25
Standard twin2 Double bedsAUD175AUD25
Rydges hotel South BankQueen room1 Queen bedAUD229AUD32
Twin roomTwin bedsAUD229AUD32

Accommodation venues

FROM AUD155/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

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 guests 50% of their total accommodation booking 30 days prior to arrival to the credit card they provide when booking. Arena Apartments will then charge guests the remaining 50% of their total accommodation booking 7 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 made less than 30 days prior to check-in will result in a 100% cancellation fee for bookings of 1 to 3 nights. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to check-in for bookings for more than 3 nights will result in a minimum 3 night cancellation fee.
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.

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

A one night deposit will be charged to the credit card on file 30 days prior to check-in. Remaining accommodation is to be paid upon check-out. 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

Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.

30-14 days prior to arrival: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply.
Within 14 days of arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

FROM AUD175/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 between 29 – 0 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of the total accommodation booking.

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 hotel South Bank

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 twin beds) 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 $40 per night.

Internet

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all guests.

Payment

A deposit of one night will be charged to your credit card 30 days prior to arrival. Your remaining account is to be paid at check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled on check-out. The hotel will also require a credit card imprint from guests upon check in to cover any additional charges per apartment i.e. telephone calls, room service, movies etc.

Additional Charges:
Third person rate is $60 per night (room only).
Credit card service fee: A service fee of 1.18% will apply to all Visa and MasterCard transactions and a 3.5% fee will apply to Amex, Diners and JCB cards.

Cancellation policy

Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
30-14 days prior to arrival: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply. Any reductions of room nights within this period may also be subject to the cancellation fee of one night’s stay.
Within 14 days of arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.