Need a place to stay for VALA2018? WALDRONSMITH Management has arranged special rates at a number of hotels near VALA2018, the 19th Biennial Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Melbourne from 13 - 15 February 2018.

Accommodation for the VALA2018 Conference is now subject to hotel availability. Please email Nikki Stavropoulos This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your accommodation request.

Any changes to your booking must be made via email to WALDRONSMITH Management (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) – not direct with the hotel.

All room rates noted are based on room only, unless otherwise specified, are in Australian Dollars and include 10% GST. 

Hotels

Hotel NameRoom TypeDistance to MCEC
Pan Pacific Melbourne
(formally Hilton Melbourne South Wharf)
  • King Guest Room - $299 per night room only
Adjacent to MCEC
Crown Metropol Melbourne
  • Luxe Room - $280 per night room only
  • Luxe Room - $313 per night including 1 breakfast
  • Luxe Room - $346 per night including 2 breakfasts
3 minute walk 
Crowne Plaza Melbourne
  • Standard Room - $285 per night including 1 breakfast (10-15 February)
  • Standard Room - $315 per night including 1 breakfast (16-17 February)
4 minute walk
Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders
  • King Superior Room - $300 per night room only
6 minute walk
Travelodge Hotel Southbank Melbourne
  • Standard Room - $159 per night room only
  • Standard Room - $174 per night including one breakfast
17 minute walk
Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne
  • Double/Twin Room - $229 per night room only
17 minute walk

 

Apartments

Apartment NameRoom TypeDistance to MCEC
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank
  • Studio Queen Room - $155 per night per room only
  • One Bedroom Apartment - $185 per night 
7 minute walk
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank Collection
  • One Bedroom - $197 per night
  • Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom - $277 per night
  • Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $298 per night
5 minute walk
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments MP Deluxe
  • One Bedroom - $222 per night
  • Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom - $292 per night
  • Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $341  per night
  • Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $485 per night
11 minute walk
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments on Whiteman
  • One Bedroom - $222 per night
  • Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $332 per night
11 minute walk

 

Availability and Cancellation

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

Hilton photoPan Pacific Melbourne (formally known as Hilton Melbourne South Wharf) 

2 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf VIC 3006
(Adjacent to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre - there is a direct walkway from the hotel to Convention Centre)

King Bed Guest Room:
 - $299 per night room only

Pan Pacific Melbourne is located directly bedside the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in dynamic South Wharf Promenade and only a short stroll to the CBD, Docklands and Southbank dining precinct. 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 wifi.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one night’s accommodation rate. Cancellations within 14 days of arrival will be charged a maximum of two night’s cancellation. Non arrival at the hotel (no-shows) will be charged a cancellation fee equal to two nights.

 


Crown Metropol photoCrown Metropol Melbourne

8 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC 3006
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 200m - approximately a 3 minute walk)

Luxe Room:
 - $280 per night room only
 - $313 per night including 1 breakfast
 - $346 per night including 2 breakfasts

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. Wifi access is included.


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

 


Crowne Plaza photoCrowne Plaza Melbourne

1-5 Spencer Street
Melbourne VIC 3005
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 210m - approximately a 4 minute walk)

Standard Room:
 - $285 per night including 1 breakfast (10-15 February)
 - $315 per night including 1 breakfast (16-17 February)

Crowne Plaza Melbourne is in the heart of the city's vibrant docklands. The property is 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. 

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

 


Holiday Inn photoHoliday Inn Melbourne on Flinders

575 Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 500m - approximately a 6 minute walk)

King Superior Room:
 - $300 per night room only

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. 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 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 value of the entire length of stay.

 


Travelodge SouthbankTravelodge Southbank

9 Riverside Quay
Southbank VIC 3006
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 1 km - approximately a 17 minute walk)

Guest Room: 
 - $159 per night room only

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. Wifi access is included.

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

 


Vibe SavoyVibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne

630 Little Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is 1.3 km (approximately a 17 minute walk).

Double/Twin Room:
 - $229 per night room only

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 & Exhibition Centre. Wifi access is included.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one 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 value of the entire length of stay.

 


Adina NorthbankAdina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Northbank

550 Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 500m - approximately a 7 minute walk)

Studio Queen Room - $155 per night per room only
One Bedroom Apartment - $185 per night 

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. Wifi access is included.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one 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 value of the entire length of stay.

 


Southbank CollectionMelbourne Short Stay Apartments Southbank Collection

187 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 300m - approximately a 5 minute walk)

One Bedroom - $197 per night
Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom - $277 per night
Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $298 per night

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. Wifi access is included.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one 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 value of the entire length of stay.

 


MP Deluxe photoMelbourne Short Stay Apartments MP Deluxe

241 City Road
Southbank VIC 3006
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 800m - approximately a 11 minute walk)

One Bedroom - $222 per night
Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom - $292 per night
Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $341 per night
Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms - $485 per night

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. Wifi access is included.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one 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 value of the entire length of stay.

 


Vue Grande photoMelbourne Short Stay Apartments on Whiteman

63 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC 3006
(Walking distance to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is 800m - approximately a 11 minute walk)

One Bedroom - $222 per night
Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom - $332 per night

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. Wifi access is included.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received within 30 days of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equal to one 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 value of the entire length of stay.

 


 

Credit card guarantee

A valid credit card is required to guarantee your accommodation booking. Card details will be passed onto the accommodation property to guarantee your booking but WILL NOT be charged. FULL payment will then be required by the property on check out.

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 Pan Pacific which is from 1500 hours. Please indicate or notify the VALA2018 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 VALA2018 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 12 January 2018 will be subject to availability.

Change of booking

Any change to a reservation must be notified to the VALA2018 Conference Office in writing and not directly to the hotel.

Accommodation Cancellation Policy

See each Hotel for their cancellation policy.

 

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