We have reserved a block of rooms at the conference venue (Novotel Sydney Central Hotel), at a significantly discounted price (-38%). The hotel just changed its name from Citigate Central and many online maps and search engines may still use the old name.
- $175 AUD per night for King or Twin Room + 1 Buffet Breakfast
- $200 AUD per night for King or Twin Room + 2 Buffet Breakfasts
The normal best available price for a King or Twin Room + 1 Buffet Breakfast is $282. To obtain the 38% discount for conference participants, please book directly through Novotel Sydney Central before 23 May 2013, instructions for obtaining the conference rate will be included in the email confirming your registration (DO NOT use the online registration form on the hotel website).
Any bookings made after the 23 May 2013 will be offered the normal Best Available Rate, and will be based on availability. Please note that any cancellations less than 7 days prior to the arrival date will be charged in full.
There are a wide range of other accommodation options at a variety of prices available near the conference venue. Booking.com is a good source for other hotel options, complete with reviews. Those looking for lower cost accommodations may want to consider WakeUp and YHA, which are backpackers/hostels located near the conference venue; WakeUp has been used previously by members of the LOC.