Accommodation will be held at the following hotels. We recommend you book as early as possible as it is traditionally a very busy time of the year in Hobart. The Australian Wooden Boat Festival also runs from 5-8 February 2021. Hotels will require unsold rooms to released at intervals leading up to the convention.

Within 30 days of the convention you will need to contact the hotel directly to see if the Convention rates are still available and whether there is any availability.

All rates are per room, per night and do not include breakfast, unless otherwise specified.

Hotel Grand Chancellor

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1 Davey Street, Hobart
Convention Venue

The Hotel Grand Chancellor overlooks the picturesque and historic Harbour, capturing unspoiled panoramic views of the Derwent River or Mount Wellington and the city. The hotel provides a restaurant and bar; gym, indoor pool and sauna; masseuse plus hair salon, art gallery and parking.

Room Rates:
Mountain/City View Room – $260 per night
Harbour View Room – $295 per night

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of room nights within 7 days will incur the full accommodation amount.

No shows and early departures will be subject to full cancellation fee of the quoted rate per night that is cancelled or reduced.

The Old Woolstore

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1 Macquarie Street, Hobart
3 minute walk to convention venue

Hobart’s multi award winning Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, is centrally located and renowned for spacious rooms and friendly hospitality. Offering hotel room, studios and apartments, all rooms are air conditioned and apartments are fully self contained.

Room Rates:
Hotel Room – from $219 – $289 per night
Studio Apartment – from $239 – $309 per night
Studio Apartment (modified)* – from $239 – $309 per night
Two Bedroom Apartment – from $309 – $379 per night
Two Bedroom Loft Apartment* – from $309 – $379 per night
Deluxe Spa Apartment – from $329 – $399 per night

*modified apartments are wheelchair accessible and have a wet area style bathroom and appropriate railings
*two bedroom loft apartments feature a loft/mezzanine-style second bedroom accessed by a contemporary staircase (not suitable for young children or persons with limited mobility)

Cancellation Policy

For any rooms cancelled within 30 days a cancellation fee may be charged which is equal to one night’s accommodation.
Cancellations made within 7 days may be charged a cancellation fee equivalent to the total cost of accommodation cancelled.

Mantra Collins Hotel

58 Collins Street, Hobart
6 minutes walk to convention venue

300 meters from the bustling waterfront and one block from the CBD, Mantra Collins Hotel is close to the city’s main tourist attractions. The hotel offers modern hotel rooms and one and two bedroom apartments offering floor to ceiling double glazed windows. All rooms have wireless internet, Foxtel and a work desk.

Room Rates:
Hotel Queen Room – from $269 – $419 per night
Hotel King Room – from $275 – $425 per night
1 Bedroom Executive Apartment – from $339 – $489 per night

Cancellation Policy

For any rooms cancelled between 30-15 days prior to arrival, one nights accommodation will be charged, per room / non-refundable.

Cancellations between 14-0 days will incur 100% full cancellation fees.

No shows and early departures will be subject to full cancellation fee of the quoted rate per night that is cancelled or reduced.

Vibe Hotel Hobart

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36 Argyle Street, Hobart
7 minutes walk to convention venue

Vibe Hotel Hobart places you in the heart of historical Hobart and close to the city’s retail and business centre. The hotel’s contemporary Australian design brings the best of the Aussie lifestyle to the fore and the onsite gym and heated pool ensure you get your fitness
fix during those Tasmanian winters.

Room Rates:
Guest Room – $239 per night

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations between 30-22 days of arrival will incur one night’s cancellation fee. Cancellations within 21 days of arrival and no shows will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

Crowne Plaza Hobart

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110 Liverpool Street, Hobart
11 minutes walk to convention venue

The 234 room Crowne Plaza Hobart is located in the city’s central business and shopping precinct. Offering views to the harbour, the mountains or across the city, the guest rooms are equpped with the latest technology.

Room Rates:
Superior Room – $280 per night (room only)
Superior Room – $310 per night (incl. breakfast)

Cancellation Policy

Accommodation cancelled within 45 days of the booking or no shows will be charged a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the booked period.

Travelodge Hotel

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167 Macquarie Street, Hobart
12 minutes walk to convention venue

Set in a modern redbrick building in Hobart’s city centre, this low-key hotel is a 6 minute walk from Parliament House, and just 9 minutes’ walk from Salamanca Arts Centre and Constitution Dock. Guest rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities and free WI-FI.

Room Rates:
Guest Room – $190 per night

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations between 30-22 days of arrival will incur one night’s cancellation fee. Cancellations within 21 days of arrival and no shows will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

Other Accommodation

Hobart has many other accommodation options, including those listed below. Contact the properties directly with any queries and to book. You may also like to try directories for self-booking options. Please be sure to research budget options to ensure they meet your expectations and requirements.

Ibis Styles
173 Macquarie Street
12 minutes walk to convention venue

The ibis Styles Hobart hotel is an excellent value focused option, bursting with colour & style. With a central location, the hotel is a short walk from Hobart’s famous waterfront and is Tasmania’s largest hotel, spanning 296 rooms.

The Alabama
Level 1 72 Liverpool St, Hobart
10 minutes walk to convention venue

At The Alabama each of their seventeen rooms is unique, decorated with original art, vintage touches, and a personal vibe. Located in a gorgeous building in Hobart’s inner city, the Alabama provides the perfect base to explore all that Hobart has to offer. Rooms start from $80 per night.

The Brunswick Hotel
67 Liverpool Street, Hobart
9 minutes walk to convention venue

In the middle of Hobart, The Brunswick is only 5 minutes walk from Salamanca Markets and Hobart’s Waterfront. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi throughout the building, has a guest laundry as well as day tour bookings and other services.

The Brunswick hotel has wide rage of rooms from private double en suites, standard doubles, and dorms all ranging from $20 – $85 per person.

Bookings

The online registration form allows you to book available rooms. You need to provide credit card details, which will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking.

Please email us your accommodation requirements if you have already registered for the Conference.

Extended Bookings

Please email us if you wish to extend your accommodation booking before or after the Conference.

Changes and Cancellations

Please note the cancellation policies listed for each hotel. Cancellations and no-shows will attract a fee of at least one night’s accommodation. However, each hotel’s policy varies and late cancellations and no-shows may be charged for all the nights booked.

Please email us any cancellations and date changes.

Payment

Accommodation and incidental expenses need to be settled using a credit card when you check out.

You can arrange to pay your accommodation using a third-party credit card, e.g. a colleague’s work credit card, by completing the Credit Card Authorisation form below and email it to your confirmed hotel 30-days prior to the conference.

Please email us if you wish to be invoiced for your accommodation with your registration. Any pre-payments made to Conference Design will be forwarded to your hotel. Pre-payments need to be received 30 days prior to the conference.

Early Check-in Requests

Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability on the day and cannot be confirmed by Conference Design.

You can enter special requests for early check-in in the “Special Requests” field of your reservation. The hotel will do its best to accommodate your request on the day. Please enquire about the status of your request at the front desk upon check-in.

About the GSA

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