The Congress Managers have negotiated competitive room rates with the following hotels for delegates. All of the hotels are within easy walking distance to the venue.

Why book with the Congress Managers?

  • Competitive room rates
  • Flexibility – only 1 nights cancellation fee, no charges for changing your booking and
    no charges for reducing your stay

    Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
    Official Congress Hotel

    Centrally located in the heart of Darling Harbour, Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is adjacent to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, directly opposite Harbourside Shopping Centre and surrounded by Sydney's premierentertainment venues.Hotel facilities include Dish, a Restaurant, Liquid, a Bar, fully equipped Business Centre, gymnasium, swimming pool and afullsize floodlit tennis court. The hotel boasts 525 spacious rooms all with 24-hour room service, access toin room broadband connection, fax and internet, security key-card locks, STD/ISD telephone, radio/remote control colour TV (current channels include BBC World News), in-house movies, coffee/tea making facilities, mini-bar, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, bath and shower andindividually controlled air-conditioning. Non-smoking rooms are available.

    The Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour will provide all delegates and exhibitors who stay at the Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour a 20% discount off the hotels dinner menu for food and beverage ate Dish Restaurant, a Restaurant and Liquid, a Bar between the hours of 4pm to 10pm daily. Excluding breakfast, minibar and room service

    Bedding Configurations

    Hotel rooms
    Single (SGL): A single occupancy room with one bed
    Double (DBL): A double occupancy room with one bed
    Twin (TWN): A double occupancy room with two beds

    Studio Room: A room with either one double bed OR two single beds with a combined bedroom and living area.
    1 Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with one double bed
    2 Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with one double and two single beds

    Please note bedding configurations are subject to hotel availability.

    Hotel details and pricing

    Star Rating

    Walking time to Congress


    Room Type

    Room only rate

    Room & Breakfast only rate

    Official hotel


    3 minutes

    Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour

    Pyrmont Harbour View Room SGL $279.00 $299.00
    Pyrmont Harbour View Room DBL/TWN $279.00 $319.00
    Harbour View Room SGL $299.00 $319.00
    Harbour View Room DBL/TWN $299.00 $339.00

    Other listed hotels


    2 minutes

    OaksGoldsbrough Apartments Darling Harbour

    Studio Room
    One Bedroom Apartment


    Two Bedroom Apartment
    3.5 5 minutes Pyrmont View Room SGL
    Pyrmont View Room DBL/TWN
    Harbour View Room SGL
    Harbour View Room DBL/TWN


    10-15 minute walk OR 5-10 minutes by Light Rail

    Metro Central Sydney Hotel

    (rates include a daily Light Rail pass)

    Standard Room SGL
    Standard Room DBL/TWN

    Please Note: 
    Prices above are listed per room per night.

  • Please click on the hotel names above to view hotel images and fact sheets.
  • The above rates are quoted in Australian Dollars and include the 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST).
  • Rates may increase without notice due to changes in government charges, taxes or levies.
  • Room only rates do not include breakfast.
  • Bed and breakfast rates include full buffet breakfast
  • A minimum one night’s deposit must be paid or credit card details given at time of bookingto guarantee reservation.

Accommodation Map

Please click here for the accommodation map.

How to Book Accommodation

To book, complete the Online Registration Form. The Conference Managers will forward your contact details, reservation and deposit or credit card details to the hotel of your choice.

Group Bookings

If your organisation would like to make a group booking at a hotel/s not listed on this website the Congress Managers can secure rooms and negotiate group rates on your behalf with the hotel of your choice. With a large network of hotel contacts our experienced staff are able to ensure all your needs are met and your booking is managed efficiently.

Telephone: +61 2 9265 0700 Fax: +61 2 9267 5443    E-mail:


Rooms are being held by The Congress Managers on behalf of the attendees until 21 June 2011. All hotel accommodation bookings must be accompanied by a minimum one nights room rate or credit card details in order to secure a reservation. The Congress Managers will accept accommodation deposits up until 21 June 2011 and will settle the deposit with the hotel. Attendees must settle the balance of their account with the hotel concerned upon check out.

Late bookings can be made through the Congress Managers after 21 June 2011 but are subject to availability and credit card details are required to secure the reservation. One nights room rate will be deducted from the supplied card, by the hotel, if the reservation is cancelled or the delegate fails to arrive on the specified date.

Change of Booking

Any change to a reservation must be notified to the Congress Managers and not directly to the hotel. Please note that any changes should be made to the Accommodation Managers by 07 July 2011.

Late Arrivals

Please indicate on your registration form or notify the Congress Managers in writing if you will arrive at your hotel after 18.00 hours as failure to do so may mean that your room will be released.

Check-in and Check-out times

Check-in time is generally 15.00 hours and Check-out time is 10.00 hours. Should you wish to guarantee check-in before15.00 hours you will need to pre-book, and pay for the previous night. If you wish to guarantee a late checkout you will need to book for the next night. These additional nights can be booked at the time of making your reservation. If required please indicate on your registration form.

Hotel Check in Procedures

As per standard hotelpolicies and procedures attendees will be required to provide a credit card orfull cashpayment upon check in. This is to cover anyincidental charges incurred during your stayandall remaining unpaidroom nights, regardless if your booking was guaranteed by a deposit to secure your booking.

The hotel will hold on your credit card, until point of check out, allunpaid accommodation nights reserved plus a daily amount for incidental charges. If youwill be settling your accommodation accountby cash you will be asked to pre pay for your accommodation in full plus a cash deposit for incidentals. Should you not utilize any incidentals during your stay the cash deposit, for incidentals only, will be refunded to you by the hotel upon check-out. Please note the daily incidental charge may vary across the listed hotels.

Accommodation Cancellation Policy

The deposit is non-refundable at 21 June 2011 and will be forfeited if you do not arrive on the date for which you have booked or you cancel your accommodation. Cancellations must be made in writing to the Accommodation Managers.

For all bookings that have been paid in full, please note if you do not arrive at the hotel on the specified date the hotel will hold the room for each paid night and all monies will be retained by the hotel.