2017 – Accommodation

As we are now within 30 days of the conference, all accommodation has now been released.

ALL Bookings will need to be made DIRECTLY with the accommodation of your choice. 

Accommodation will be held at the following hotels until 30 days prior to the Conference when all unsold rooms will be released. After this date you will need to contact the hotels directly to see if the Conference rates are still available and whether there is any availability.

Rooms have been reserved for delegates at the hotels below and can be booked when registering for the conference. All rates are per room, per night and do not include breakfast, unless otherwise specified. We will indicate in the hotel descriptions below once we have used all the allocated rooms for each hotel.

Please email us if you have any questions or wish to extend your booking outside the conference dates.

Crowne Plaza Canberra

1 Binara St, Canberra ACT 2601
5 minute walk to conference venue

City View Room – $215.00 per night – FULLY BOOKED
Park View Room – $255.00 per night 

*Rates are room only, breakfast is not included.

When you choose Crowne Plaza Canberra you can be confident in staying at one of Canberra’s best hotels.

Enjoy the best CBD location with accommodation close to Canberra’s top attractions, restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping. Take in the beauty of the historic Glebe Park, with views from our deluxe, central city hotel.

The hotel guest rooms have modern amenities including custom-designed workspaces with plenty of space to spread out. The sun lit atrium lounge is ideal for impromptu meetings and drinks with colleagues or a tranquil place for you to relax and recharge.

Our hotel in Canberra CBD has everything you need for a memorable stay including spacious guestrooms and all the special touches of a premium hotel.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations, no shows or changes to bookings within 14 days of arrival will result in 100% charge for all nights.

Quest Canberra

28 W Row, Canberra ACT 2601
14 minute walk to conference venue

Studio Apartment – $199.00 per night
1 Bedroom Apartment – $219.00 per night
1 Bedroom Executive Apartment – $229.00 per night

*Rates are room only, breakfast is not included.

Quest Canberra serviced apartments offers guests a relaxed and comfortable Canberra accommodation experience.

Most of our apartments feature large balconies (Executive Apartments), fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities, as well as separate lounge and dining areas.

The prime city location of our Canberra apartment accommodation provides easy access to Canberra’s business and legal precincts, with some of the finest restaurants located adjacent to Quest Canberra. Our apartments are a short stroll to Canberra’s main entertainment, shopping, recreational and leisure attractions, with Parliament House a mere 2 kilometres away.

Currently there is construction being conducted directly across the road from the Property on West Row. Some demolition noise can be heard in some rooms.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations outside of 30 days prior to arrive will incur NO Cancellation fee.

Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of one night per cancelled room.

No Amendments or Cancellations will be accepted within 15 days of the arrival date. If any rooms depart earlier than their scheduled departure date will not be refunded.

Novotel Canberra

65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT
14 minute walk to conference venue

Standard Room
Mon – Wed: $255.00 per night
Sunday night only: $179.00 

*Rates are room only, breakfast is not included.

Novotel Canberra offers 4.5 star hotel accommodation in the heart of the city, centrally located close to Canberra’s retail, entertainment, business and restaurant districts.

All 286 rooms are spacious and contemporary in design whilst featuring an abundance of natural light.

Terms & Conditions

Pre-payment is required for this hotel. Credit cards will be charged one nights accommodation at time of booking.

Cancellation Policy

Within 90-30 Days – no cancellation fee. 30-21 Days – Any room cancelled will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation per room.

Less than 21 Days / No Shows – Total charges for entire stay will be charged.

The Waldorf Apartment Hotel

2 Akuna St, Canberra ACT 2601
6 minute walk to conference venue

Studio Apartment – $180.00 per night
1 Bedroom Apartment – $200.00 per night
2 Bedroom Apartment – $280.00 per night

*Rates are room only, breakfast is not included.

Waldorf Canberra Apartment Hotel is centrally located in Canberra’s CBD and provides quality 4.5 star accommodation for both the corporate and leisure traveller.

We have a wide range of facilities on offer, including two barbeque areas, a guest lounge, indoor heated lap pool, spa, and a half size tennis court. All of our guests are welcome to use these facilities.

Cancellation Policy

Any rooms cancelled prior to 7 days of arriving will not attract a charge of one nights accommodation.

Any rooms cancelled within 7 days of arriving will attract a charge of one nights accommodation.

No shows will be charged a minimum of one night’s accommodation.

Medina Serviced Apartments Canberra James Court

74 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT 2601
17 minute walk to conference venue

One Bedroom Apartment – $219 per night

*Rates are room only, breakfast is not included.

Medina Serviced Apartments Hotel Canberra James Court, is located in the heart of Canberra, on Northbourne Ave, close to the city centre. This is an ideal location for visitors with convenient access to Kingston, the CBD and major landmarks, including Capital Hill and Parliament House.

Surrounding the hotel are an excellent range of eateries, from casual cafés, takeaways and food courts, to hatted fine dining establishments.

At the end of your day, return to the hotel for a dip in the heated pool or spa, or work out in the gym. Then relax or entertain in your warm and welcoming one or two bedroom apartment at Medina Serviced Apartments Hotel Canberra James Court.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations 31 days prior to arrival or more – no penalty will apply.
For cancellations 30-15 days prior to arrival, one night’s fee will be charged.
Cancellations within 14 days of arrival, or no shows will incur full accommodation fee for each night cancelled.

Budget Accommodation

Canberra has many budget and hostel accommodation options. You may like to try the below directories for self-booking options. Please be sure to research budget options to ensure they meet your expectations and requirements.


Accommodation and incidental expenses need to be settled using a credit card when you check out.

If you wish to to pay your accommodation using a third-party credit card, please email us to see if this is possible.

Please email us if you wish to be invoiced for your accommodation with your registration. Any pre-payments made to Conference Design will be forwarded to your hotel. Pre-payments need to be received 30 days prior to the conference.

Changes and Cancellations

Please note the cancellation policies listed for each hotel. Cancellations and no-shows will attract a fee of at least one night’s accommodation.

Please email us any cancellations and date changes.


The online registration form allows you to book available rooms. You need to provide credit card details, which will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking.

Please email us your accommodation requirements if you have already registered for the Conference.

Early Check-in Requests

Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability on the day and cannot be confirmed by Conference Design.

You can enter special requests for early check-in in the “Special Requests” field of your reservation. The hotel will do its best to accommodate your request on the day. Please enquire about the status of your request at the front desk upon check-in.

Extended Bookings

Please email us if you wish to extend your accommodation booking before or after the Conference.

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