Accommodation

Accommodation has been reserved on behalf of conference delegates at Rydges Hotel South Bank, Mantra South Bank and The Women’s College at The University of Queensland until Wednesday, 22 May 2019. 

For other accommodation options in the neighbouring suburb to the university, please scroll to the bottom of this page. Bookings will need to be made directly with these properties.

Accommodation will be allocated in order of receipt of bookings and is subject to availability. To secure the conference accommodation rates, bookings should be made online as part of the registration process.

Cancellations and changes to your accommodation booking

Please notify your request for changes or cancellation directly to the Conference Secretariat. Each hotel has its own cancellation policy from 30 days prior to arrival, ranging from a one night cancellation fee to 100% cancellation fee depending on the date of cancellation. Please ensure you understand the cancellation policy for the hotel you are booking. 

Arrival time

Upon booking accommodation, please indicate your estimated time of hotel arrival. If you wish to check-in before the official 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 and you will be charged a no-show fee.

Extending your stay

If you wish to extend your stay prior to or following the conference, 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 registration, however a valid credit card is required at the time of booking to guarantee your room with the hotel. A wider range of credit cards are available for accommodation payment (including Diners and American Express). The hotel will charge a deposit equivalent to one night to the credit card on file, 30 days prior to your arrival. If your card is declined, you will be contacted to provide a valid credit card. Failure to provide a valid credit card will result in your room being released.

If you wish to settle your account with a credit card of which you are not the signatory, you must provide written authority to the hotel to do so. Please find below third party credit card forms for both Rydges Hotel South Bank and Mantra South Bank. This form should be completed and returned directly to the hotel.

Rydges Hotel South Bank

Mantra South Bank


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Room rates are in Australian dollars (AUD).

 

Hotel Room type Bedding configuration Room rate
(per night)
Buffet breakfast rate (per day)
Mantra South Bank Studio apartment 1 King or 1 Queen
or 2 Singles
$229 $22 per person
Rydges Hotel South Bank Queen room 1 Queen $204 $32 per person
UQ Women’s College Fully self-contained apartment 1 King or 2 Singles $126.00 single or $170.50 twin share included in room rate for one person
Single room with own ensuite 1 Single $108.90 included in room rate for one person
Single room with shared ensuite 1 Single $104.50 included in room rate for one person
Single room with shared facilities 1 Single $93.50 included in room rate for one person

Mantra South Bank, 161 Grey Street, South Bank

Mantra South Bank Brisbane is well-positioned in South Bank’s arts and entertainment precinct. The hotel features a heated lap pool and fully equipped gym, as well as the celebrated Stone Restaurant and Bar.

Room type: Studio apartment (pictured to the right)
Studio apartments have a queen size bed (or two singles for twin share), and feature a city view, gallery style kitchenette, air-conditioning, LCD TV with in-house movies, a mini bar, and safe.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 2:00pm. Check-out prior to 10:00am.

Car parking: $36 per night.

Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Payment: A deposit of one night will be charged to your credit card 30 days prior to arrival. Your remaining account is to be paid at check-out. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled on check-out. The hotel will also require a credit card imprint from guests upon check in to cover any additional charges per apartment i.e. telephone calls, room service, movies etc.

Additional Charges: Third person rate is $40 per night (room only).

Credit card service fee: Service fees are as follows: 1.1% for MasterCard transactions; 1.25 for Visa; 3.35% for Amex; 3.5% for Diners or JCB; 2% for Union Pay.

Cancellation policy: Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
30-14 days prior to arrival: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply.
Within 14 days of arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.


Rydges South Bank, 9 Glenlg St, South Bank

Rydges is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct at South Bank. The 4.5-star hotel has newly redesigned rooms with modern luxury furnishings and latest technology. Rydges offers relaxed cafe style dining and award winning luxury dining, as well as 24 hour room service. Hotel amenities include a gymnasium, pool, spa, and sauna.

Room type: Queen room
Queen rooms are spacious and have one queen bed (or two queens for twin share) and a large picture window. Room features include air conditioning, 48 inch HD LCD LED television, ergonomic desk, laptop safe, and minibar.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 2:00pm. Check-out prior to 11:00am.

Car parking: Valet Parking $40 per night.

Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Payment: A deposit of one night will be charged to your credit card 30 days prior to arrival. Your remaining account is to be paid at check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled on check-out. The hotel will also require a credit card imprint from guests upon check in to cover any additional charges per apartment i.e. telephone calls, room service, movies etc.

Additional Charges: Third person rate is $60 per night (room only).

Credit card service fee: A service fee of 1.18% will apply to all Visa and MasterCard transactions and a 3.5% fee will apply to Amex, Diners and JCB cards.

Cancellation policy: Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
30-14 days prior to arrival: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply. Any reductions of room nights within this period may also be subject to the cancellation fee of one night’s stay.
Within 14 days of arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.


Women’s College, The University of Queensland, St Lucia

UQ Women’s College is located on The University of Queensland Campus, and is a short to the conference venue. The Women’s College environment provides attractive, sparkling clean surroundings with modern furnished common rooms and flat screen TV’s, tennis/basketball court and kitchenette facilities for both female and male guests. All rooms have internet access, telephones, ceiling fans and heaters. All campus facilities including gymnasium and Olympic size pool are within easy walking distance of the college.

Please note a full daily hot and cold buffet breakfast is included in all room rates. The buffet is situated in the dining hall and other meals can also be taken in the dining hall at a cost of $16 for lunch and $18 for dinner. All linen is provided with towels changed every second day. Laundry facilities are also available.

Room type: Single room with shared facilities

This single room consists of a single bed and study desk, and shares a block bathroom with three showers and three toilets. Please note up to 20 people may share this bathroom.

Room type: Single room with shared ensuite

This single room consists of a single bed and study desk, and shares an ensuite with the room next door (two people).

Room type: Single room with own ensuite

This single room consists of a single bed and study desk as well as it’s own ensuite.

Room type: Fully self-contained apartment

This apartment consists of a king size bedroom, it’s own ensuite, kitchen, lounge room and study area. Please note, bed splits into two if 2 single beds are required.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 12:00pm onward. Check-out is prior to 10:00am. A night porter is on duty at reception until 11pm each night and luggage storage is available.

Car parking: UQ offers 24 hour paid regulated parking on campus. To view a live map of available parking at UQ St Lucia Campus, please click here. 

Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi

Payment: Women’s College will charge the full accommodation amount anytime between 30 days and arrival. Should a credit card decline, a valid credit card will be requested. Failure to provide a valid credit card could mean that Women’s College will cancel the booking.

Additional charges: A $20 accommodation booking fee applies to each accommodation booking.

Credit card service fee: No credit card fees or charges apply.

Cancellation policy: Any rooms cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival will incur a 1 night’s accommodation charge to the credit card on file. Guests who do not arrive without notification to the college will be charged for their entire booking.


Below are a few boutique properties located closer to The University of Queensland. We are not holding rooms at these properties and you will need to book direct.

Jephson Hotel & Apartments
63 Jephson St, Toowong QLD 4066
Hotel rooms and apartments
www.jephsonhotel.com.au
4 star

Toowong Inn & Suites
24 Lissner Street, Toowong
Self contained studio apartments
www.toowonginn.com.au
3.5 star

Toowong Central Motel
38 Jephson St (cnr. Lissner St.) Toowong
Self contained studio apartments
www.toowongcentral.com
3.5 star