Accommodation

A limited number of rooms have been reserved on behalf of congress delegates at a number of hotels in South Bank and Brisbane City. Accommodation is subject to availability and will be allocated when a booking is received. To secure the congress accommodation rates, bookings should be made online as part of the registration process. The booking deadline is Friday 24 June 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 Congress 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 congress, 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 congress 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.

Recommended hotels

HotelRoom typeBedding configurationRoom rate (per night)Walk to venue
Arise ArenaOne bedroom apartmentOne queen$1753min
Emporium South BankVista SuiteOne king bed or two singles$2698min
Hyatt (CBD)Standard queenOne queen bed$23012min
Ibis Styles (CBD)Superior City view roomOne king, one queen or two singles$13912min
Mantra South BankStudio apartmentOne king, one queen or two singles$1993min
Oaks Casino Towers (CBD)One bedroom apartmentOne queen bed$18012min
Rydges South BankStandard queenOne queen bed or two singles$2091min

Property descriptions

FROM $175

Arise Arena Apartments
9 Edmondstone St, South Bank

At Arise Arena you’ll be a short stroll to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Each modern apartment is soundproofed, fully self-contained and features free Wi-Fi, a separate lounge area, full chefs’ kitchen, laundry facilities and a private balcony. Highlights at this property include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers. Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star South Brisbane property include South Bank Parklands and Queen Street Mall.

Room type

One bedroom, one bathroom

Our 1 bedroom apartments are fully self-contained, featuring a separate lounge area, full chefs’ kitchen, laundry facilities and a private balcony.

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Car parking for one vehicle per apartment booked

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

No fee for any cancellations or amendments made 30 days prior to arrival. Reservation amendments can be made for arrival & departure dates however may incur a fee if within cancellation period.  If there is a cancellation within 30 days a fee of one nights’ accommodation is payable per room cancelled. No shows will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

If the reservation is cancelled due to government imposed COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no fee to cancel or amend the booking. We can offer alternative dates or cancel with no fees.

FROM $269

Emporium South Bank
267 Grey street, South Bank

Emporium Hotel South Bank features 143 luxuriously appointed suites with all the comforts you could ask for. Exquisitely finished with handcrafted touches, each suite boasts the latest in-room automation and entertainment technology, inclusive of Bose audio systems and a high definition 55 inch mirror-finish television. Soak up the unrivalled atmosphere and spectacular views from the rooftop terrace and infinity pool. This 5 star hotel is just a short walk from the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Breakfast can be booked at check-in for $29 per person, per day.

Room type

Vista suite

The Vista Suite, measuring at 40sqm, guests are greeted by grand designs including luxurious contemporary finishes and scenic suburban views over the Western Region and beautiful Mount Coot-tha Hinterland.

Furnishings are of exquisite quality, including Sealy Dynasty beds (available in twin or king bed configuration), Bose sound system, 55inch mirrored television which sits encased in a ornate bronzed frame, a hand-crafted bronze bar featuring an exceptional Eurocave wine fridge, bespoke door handles depicting the Emporium E, minibar with locally sourced delicacies, spacious silk wardrobes, latest in-room automation including a welcome screen, plush lounges and a desk.

The ensuite combines the perfect combination of luxury and thoughtful design, featuring privacy switch glass, white marble
double vanities, glass-enclosed monsoon shower, separate toilet compartment and premium bathing amenities.

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Valet parking is available at the hotel at $45.00 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.

Cancellation policy

Standard cancellation policy

Any cancellations received between 30 – 8 days prior to arrival will incur a one night cancellation fee.

Within 7 days prior to arrival the full cancellation of the booking will apply.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

Should government directives prohibit delegates from travelling due to the effects of COVID-19 a full release of the accommodation without penalty will apply.

FROM $230

Hyatt Regency Brisbane
33 Burnett lane, Brisbane City

This 5 star hotel is located adjacent to the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane’s Central Business District (CBD), Hyatt Regency Brisbane is a haven of relaxation for the business or leisure traveller. The hotel features 292 guestrooms, dining experiences, flexible meeting space, plus a rooftop infinity pool with bar and lounge.

Breakfast is available for $39 per person, per day

Room type

Standard queen

24 sq m in size, the Queen Room features a bathroom with walk-in shower, workspace and modern décor.

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Valet parking is available at the hotel at $60.00 per car, per day

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 1.5% will apply at the time of transaction. The hotel currently accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Amex.

Cancellation policy

Standard cancellation policy

Within 30 days prior to arrival a 100% cancellation fee will be applicable.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

In a situation where a delegate is unable to travel due to a government directive / lockdown preventing them from coming to the congress. Delegates will first be given the option to move the booking to an alternative date,  If this is not possible for the guest then they would receive a full refund.

FROM $139

Ibis Styles
40 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City

This property is perfect for the budget or student traveller. Located across the river in Brisbane’s CBD, the Ibis Styles offers magnificent views of the Brisbane River and the South Bank cultural district.

Breakfast is available for $20 per person, per day.

Room type

Superior City view room

Measuring 19 square metres, this room features a signature Sweet Bed by ibis Styles, an expansive work area, a media panel, a Smart TV and free Wi-Fi. Bedding is 1 King or 1 Queen bed, King bed can be split into two separate beds on request (surcharge applies).

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Parking in Myer Center: AUD 38 Sunday to Thursday and AUD 20 Friday and Saturday (one entry / exit).

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

The hotel will charge one night deposit  to the delegate’s credit card at 30 days prior. The remaining balance is to be settled at check-in.

A credit card transaction fee, currently 1.3%, will be incurred by any credit card payments.

Cancellation policy

Standard cancellation policy

Any cancellations within 14 days prior to arrival a 100% cancellation penalty equal to the total value of the accommodation is applicable. Any no shows will incur a 100% cancellation charge.

Hotel requires a security pre-authorisation of $50.00 per room from a credit card or a $100.00 cash deposit per room, per night from all guests checking into the hotel. Upon check out, any unused portion of the cash will be refunded to the guest and credit card pre-authorisations returned to the credit card (may take up to five [5] business days).

COVID-19 cancellation policy

Should Queensland Government travel restrictions, restrict and/or prevent travel into Queensland due to the COVID pandemic, accommodation can be postponed and/or rescheduled or cancelled with no penalty. In the case travel restrictions, by other States restrict and/or prevent the event from proceeding and utilising the accommodation block set out, the client will not be held responsible. The hotel will do their very best to accommodate the room block on alternative suitable dates or for unforeseen circumstances relating to the pandemic causing the event to cancel, the hotel will provide a refund of the deposits paid.

FROM $199

Mantra South Bank
161 Grey street, South Bank

Mantra South Bank offers prime position being adjacent to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. It is located within one of Brisbane’s leading cultural precincts, only a few minutes’ walk to QPAC, QAGOMA and South Bank Parklands. Facilities include an onsite restaurant, 20 metre heated lap pool, spa and fully equipped gymnasium.

Breakfast is available for $22 per person, per day.

Room type

Studio apartment

Your gallery style kitchenette features sleek granite bench tops and gives you the convenience of a microwave and sink. Keep in touch with in-room internet access and direct dial ISDN phone. Whether you’re visiting Mantra South Bank for a fun weekend, a business engagement, to see a show or any of the other nearby attractions, the Studio Apartment will suit your needs perfectly with mini bar and climate controlled air-conditioning.

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Onsite car parking is available for $40 per vehicle, per day

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

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.

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 within 30 days prior to arrival 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 within 7 days prior to arrival 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 $180

Oaks Casino Towers
151 George street, Brisbane City

Oaks Casino Towers is located in the heart of Brisbane and is a leisurely walk across the river to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The property features a large heated pool and spa, onsite gym all with inclusive Wi-Fi and TV streaming capabilities. Luxury in the heart of the city.

Breakfast is available for $20 per person, per day.

Room type

One bedroom apartment

The one bedroom apartments offer a sleek design, full kitchen complete with modern appliances, in-room conveniences including Internet access, spacious living and dining areas and sizable balconies overlooking the city and Brisbane River below.

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Onsite, undercover parking available for $35 per night

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

The Hotel will charge full accommodation fees 30 days prior to arrival.

A service fee of 1.5% will be charged for all payments made using a credit or debit card.

Cancellation policy

Standard cancellation policy

Bookings cancelled up to 30 days prior to arrival: No penalty applies

Bookings cancelled between 30 to 14 days prior to arrival: Cancellation fee equal to 1 night for every confirmed booking cancelled will apply

Bookings cancelled within 14 days of arrival: All rooms cancelled or no shows will be charged at the agreed rate for number of nights cancelled

COVID-19 cancellation policy

TBC

FROM $209

Rydges South Bank
9 Glenelg street, South Bank

Rydges South Bank is conveniently located beside the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, joined by a walkway. Downtown Brisbane, Treasury Casino and the Queen Street Mall are an easy 10 minute stroll away. The hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre and a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site.

Breakfast is available for $28 per person, per day.

Room type

Standard queen

These rooms have one queen size bed or two singles– many with views over Mount Coot-tha. The rooms include free Wi-Fi, 48 inch HD LCD LED Televisions, latest movies on demand, Apple TV/ Screen sharing and relevant kitchen facilities and appliances.

Check in/check out

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

Car parking

Valet parking available onsite at $40 per night

Internet

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

Payment

Payment: One night deposit will be charged to the delegates credit card at 30 days prior. Delegates to settle the remaining balance of their accommodation upon arrival.

Cancellation policy

Standard cancellation policy

Cancellations within 30 – 15 days prior to check in will incur a charge equal to 1 night’s accommodation.

Cancellations within 14 days prior to check in and no shows will incur a charge equivalent to the full duration of the booking. Cancellation fees will be charged to the credit card provided as a guarantee at the time of booking.

COVID-19 cancellation policy

In the event of a government imposed lockdown or COVID-19 travel restrictions delegates can cancel their accommodation booking with no penalty.