Need a place to stay for VALA2014? A range of quality accommodation at attractive rates is available to VALA delegates via our Conference Managers, WALDRONSMITH Management.  Click HERE for a pdf map of accommodation locations.

How to Book

  1. To secure your accommodation, simply nominate your selected hotel, arrival/departure dates and room type when you register online. A credit card number will be required and will be passed on to the hotel to secure your booking. (Please note: no payment will be deducted at this time.)
  2. Your accommodation and incidental costs must be settled directly with the hotel on departure; some hotels may charge a surcharge on credit card payments made on departure.
  3. Should you require dates outside the main Conference dates, please note this in your booking and WALDRONSMITH Management will contact the hotel on your behalf and advise.
  4. Any changes to your booking must be made via email to WALDRONSMITH Management – not direct with the hotel.
  5. All room rates noted are based on room only, unless otherwise specified, are in Australian Dollars and include 10% GST.

Hotels

Hotel Name Stars Room Type Rate Distance to MCEC
Crown Metropol 5 Luxe Room (early bird) $275 6 minute walk
    Luxe Room $275  
    Luxe Room & 1 breakfast $305  
    Luxe Room & 2 breakfasts $335  
Hilton Melbourne South Wharf 5 King Bed Guest Room $285 Adjacent to MCEC
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne, Northbank 4.5 One Bedroom Apartment $220 7 minute walk
Crowne Plaza Melbourne 4.5 Standard Guest Room $210 3 minute walk
    Deluxe Guest Room $240  
Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders 4 Standard Guest Room $190 6 minute walk
Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne 4 Guest Room $199 11 minute walk
Travelodge Southbank 4 Guest Room $149 14 minute walk

 

Apartments

Apartment Name Stars Room Type Rate Distance to MCEC
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank 4 1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom $226 11 minute walk
- Southbank Central Property   2 Bedrooms and 1 Bathroom $270  
    2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms $290  
    3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms $432  
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank 4 1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom $237 7 minute walk
- Vue Grande Property   2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms $359  
    3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms $476  
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank 4 1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom $237 7 minute walk
- MP Deluxe Property   2 Bedrooms and 1 Bathroom $320  
    2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms $359  
    3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms $476  

 

Availability and Cancellation

The hotels impose strict release dates of 30 days prior to arrival and therefore any bookings made after 3 January 2014 will be subject to availability. WALDRONSMITH Management and the Organising Committee cannot be held responsible if all rooms at special rates are unavailable. As there is limited space available at each hotel, it is important that you book early. Accommodation will be allocated strictly in order of receipt of registration and payment.

Hotels will also be enforcing strict cancellations policies for any rooms booked over this period. WALDRONSMITH Management and the Conference take no responsibility for cancellation fees incurred. Please refer to the individual hotel information listed below for their cancellation policies. Please note cancelled bookings or failure to arrive at the hotel on the designated date of arrival (no-show) will incur penalties. See details below before making your selection.

 

Hotel and Apartment Details

Crown Metropol Hotel (5 star)

8 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC 3006
(6 minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Crown Metropol is conveniently located adjacent to the Crown Entertainment Complex, Crown Towers hotel and Crown Promenade Hotel. Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank precinct, Docklands, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Docklands are just a short walk away. Hotel facilities include Isika, exclusive day spa, 28, exclusive lounge and sky bar, swimming pools, indoor sun-deck, and gymnasium.


Luxe Room:

$275 Early Bird Rate
One complimentary breakfast will be included in the room only rate for all rooms booked up to 60 days prior to the conference including standard in-room internet access for two devices (1Mbps).
$275 room only per night
Room and standard in-room internet access for two devices (1Mbps)
$305 room and 1 breakfast
One buffet breakfast at Mr Hive Kitchen and Bar and standard in-room internet access for two devices (1Mbps)
$335 room and 2 breakfast
Two buffet breakfast at Mr Hive Kitchen and Bar and standard in-room internet access for two devices (1Mbps)


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate.

 


 

Hilton Melbourne South Wharf (4.5 star)

2 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf VIC 3006
(Adjacent to MCEC)


Hilton Melbourne South Wharf is located directly bedside the DFO and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in dynamic South Wharf Promenade and only a short stroll to the CBD, Docklands and Southbank dining precinct. Each of the 396 guest rooms at the hotel feature floor-to-ceiling glass windows with views of the city and the Yarra River. Room facilities include iPod connectivity and wireless internet access.


King Bed Guest Room: $285 room only per night


Cancellation Policy tbc

 


 

Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne, Northbank (4.5 star)

550 Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
(7 minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank  is situated a block from Federation Square. The hotel offers handy access to Melbourne CBD and Southbank precinct including Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hotel contains 63 one, two and three bedroom apartments, many with stunning balcony views of the city. Hotel facilities include 24 hour reception, restaurant delivery service and gym.


One Bedroom Apartment: $220 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to1 night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire length of stay.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the entire length of stay.

 


 

Crowne Plaza Melbourne (4.5 star)

1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne VIC 3005
(3 minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Crowne Plaza Melbourne is in the heart of the city's vibrant docklands. The property his surrounded by restaurants on the Yarra's north bank and the Crown Casino and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre are just over the bridge. The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Southern Cross rail station. Hotel facilities include business centre, high-speed internet access, outdoor pool and gym.


Standard Guest Room: $210 room only per night
Deluxe Guest Room: $240 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate.

 


 

Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders (4 star)

575 Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000
(6 minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders is located in the financial hub of Melbourne and is close to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Docklands and Southbank precinct. Southern Cross Railway Station is just a 2 minute walk away. The hotel facilities include a business centre, wireless internet access, heated outdoor pool, mini gym and sauna.


Standard Guest Room: $190 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate.

 


 

Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne (4 star)

630 Little Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
(11minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne is located only a couple of blocks from the hub of Melbourne’s Collins Street and ideally located to take advantage of exciting Southbank precinct as well as the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The hotel contains 162 guest rooms and all include air conditioning with individual control and in-room broadband access and the hotel has a gym facility.


Guest Rooms: $199 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to1 night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire length of stay.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the entire length of stay.

 


 

Travelodge Southbank (4 star)

9 Riverside Quay
Southbank VIC 3006
(14minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Travelodge Southbank Melbourne is ideally positioned within easy walking distance to great restaurants, cafes and bars as well as Crown Casino and Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The property contains 275 guest rooms all with individually controlled air conditioning. Hotel facilities include 24 hour reception and chargeback facilities available with some restaurants in Southbank.


Guest Room: $149 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to1 night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire length of stay.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the entire length of stay.

 


 

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank - Southbank Central Property (4 star)

173 - 183 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
(11minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Melbourne Short Stay Apartments offers a range of one, two and three bedroom quality executive style apartments. Features include a fully equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area, comfortable bedrooms, laundry and private balcony. Guests have complimentary use of recreational facilities including heated indoor pool, BBQ facilities and gymnasium.


All delegates staying at the Melbourne Short Stay Apartments will have to register at 187 City Road, Southbank and then the apartments are located at: 173-183 City Road, Southbank,63 Whiteman St, Southbank and 88-100 Kavanagh Street, Southbank.


Minimum 2 night's stay applies for check ins from Sunday through to Thursday and a 3 night minimum stay applies to check ins on Friday and Saturday.


1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom: $226 room only per night
2 Bedrooms and 1 Bathroom: $270 room only per night
2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms: $290 room only per night
3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms: $432 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 7 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire length of stay.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the entire length of stay.

 


 

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank - Vue Grande Property (4 star)

63 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
(7minute walk to MCEC approximately)

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments offers a range of one, two and three bedroom quality executive style apartments. Features include a fully equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area, comfortable bedrooms, laundry and private balcony. Guests have complimentary use of recreational facilities including heated indoor pool, BBQ facilities and gymnasium.


All delegates staying at the Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Vue Grande will have to register at  63 Whiteman St, Southbank.


Minimum 2 night's stay applies for check ins from Sunday through to Thursday and a 3 night minimum stay applies to check ins on Friday and Saturday.

1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom: $237 room only per night
2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms: $359 room only per night
3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms: $476 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 7 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire length of stay.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the entire length of stay.

 


 

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank - MP Deluxe Property (4 star)

243 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
(7minute walk to MCEC approximately)


Melbourne Short Stay Apartments offers a range of one, two and three bedroom quality executive style apartments. Features include a fully equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area, comfortable bedrooms, laundry and private balcony. Guests have complimentary use of recreational facilities including heated indoor pool, BBQ facilities and gymnasium.


All delegates staying at the Melbourne Short Stay Apartments MP Deluxe will register at 243 City Road, Southbank.


Minimum 2 night's stay applies for check ins from Sunday through to Thursday and a 3 night minimum stay applies to check ins on Friday and Saturday.


1 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom: $237 room only per night
2 Bedrooms and 1 Bathroom: $320 room only per night
2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms: $359 room only per night
3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms: $476 room only per night


Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 1 night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations received within 7 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the value of the entire length of stay.  Non arrival at the hotel (no shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to the entire length of stay.

 


 

Terminology

“Double” refers to a room with one double bed. “Twin” refers to a room with two beds. “Single” refers to a single occupancy room. Accommodation rates are for room only and do not include breakfast, unless stated otherwise.

Credit card guarantee

Credit card details are required as a guarantee for your accommodation booking; these details will be provided to the selected hotel. The credit card is not charged and is used as a security deposit only. The final account must be settled on check-out direct with the accommodation venue. A tax invoice/receipt will be issued at that time.

Payment of accommodation

The accommodation account and any incidental charges must be paid in full, directly to the hotel, on departure.

Early arrival or late departure

Please note that the check-in time for the Conference hotels is from 1400 hours except for the Hilton which is from 1500 hours. Please indicate or notify the VALA2014 Conference Office in writing if you will be arriving early, as you may be required to pre-register the night before to guarantee immediate access to your hotel room. Please also indicate or notify the VALA2014 Conference Office in writing if you will arrive at your hotel after 1800 hours, to avoid your room being released.

Deadlines

The hotels impose strict release dates of 30 days prior to arrival, therefore any bookings made after 3 January 2014 will be subject to availability.

Change of booking

Any change to a reservation must be notified to the VALA2014 Conference Office in writing and not directly to the hotel.

Accommodation Cancellation Policy

Hotel policy dictates a cancellation fee of the first night's accommodation may be applicable for cancellations within forty-five days of scheduled arrival date. Any amendments to your original hotel bookings must be forwarded in writing to the VALA2014 Conference Office.

 

 

 

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