Conference Accommodation

Relax at the Hilton Sydney hotel located in the heart of the city’s business and entertainment districts, across the street from the Queen Victoria Building and only 8 miles from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. Walk to local attractions such as the Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbor with ease from this Sydney hotel.

Home to celebrity chef Luke Mangan’s One-Hat restaurant glass brasserie, a heritage-listed Victorian bar, and a celebrity-favorite cocktail bar, expect unsurpassable service and refined cuisine in this Sydney hotel.

Work out in the LivingWell Health Club, one of the biggest gyms in Sydney, featuring an extensive range of fitness facilities, exercise classes and personal trainers. Take a dip in the 25-meter heated indoor pool or unwind in the whirlpool, saunas and steam rooms. Focus on well-being with an indulgent hot-stone massage at Alysium Spa or have a re-style at top Sydney hairdresser’s, Pierre Haddad.

Recuperate in a contemporary Guest Room Plus with a unique Aquavision TV in the bathroom, pillow menu, work desk and WiFi. Upgrade to an Executive Room or Suite for special indulgent amenities, more space, and access to the Executive Lounge with complimentary breakfast, evening drinks and canapés.

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The Conference Office has selected hotels and apartments in Sydney at competitive rates. These are easily accessible to the conference venue, and provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay for delegates.

How to book accommodation

To book accommodation, please complete the online registration form. Rooms will be held by the conference organisers on behalf of the delegates until Monday 19 September 2016. After this date, hotel bookings must be made directly with hotels.

Credit card details are needed to secure accommodation. The conference organisers will forward your contact details, reservation and credit card details to the hotels and they may charge the one night deposit at 30 days prior to the conference start or at check in.

Room rates

The conference rates below can only be guaranteed when delegates book through the conference registration facilities. Rooms can be booked via the registration form until Monday 19 September 2016. After this date bookings and rates are subject to availability and must be made directly with the hotel

Rates are in Australian dollars (AUD$) for room only, and inclusive of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Congress Hotels

Hotel Room Type Room rate

(Room only, per room per night)

Hilton Sydney 5*
488 George Street, Sydney
(conference venue)
Hilton Guest Room

(one king bed)

Rydges World Square 4*
389 Pitt Street. Sydney( 7 min walk to conference venue) 
Deluxe King Room

(one king bed)



The rates per room per night are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is charged by the hotel on checkout. The hotels may charge you a surcharge for credit card transaction fees.

The hotel may charge a one night deposit at 30 days prior to the conference start or at check in. Delegates must settle the balance of their account and any incidentals upon check out. The deposit for the first night is non-refundable if the reservation is cancelled on or after Monday 19 September 2016, or if you do not arrive on the date specified in your booking.

The credit card details will also be used to pay for all room nights if you cancel within 15 days of your arrival date or do not show up.

Cancellation policy

A one night deposit will be deducted from the credit card provided if the reservation is cancelled on or after Monday 19 September 2016.

Please Note: 15 – 0 days prior to your arrival date, all nights/rooms cancelled will incur a 100% cancellation fee of all rooms cancelled for each night cancelled. No shows will be charged at the full accommodation rate for the duration of the booking. That is, all nights for all rooms booked will be charged directly by the hotel to the credit card provided at the full accommodation rate for the duration of the booking.

Early/late arrival

Most hotels allow you to check in from 2pm. If you wish to check in earlier, additional charges will apply. If you will be arriving after 6pm, please notify the Conference Office Failure to advise late arrival may result in your room being released.

Change of booking

Prior to Monday 19 September 2016, changes to bookings must be forwarded in writing to the Conference Office  After this date all changes must be directed to the hotel.