Participants are required to make their own accommodation arrangements, except for those who have taken up the ALL INCLUSIVE registration option or sponsorships. Please find below a selection of accommodation options that are within a short distance of the conference venue. We have approached the majority of hotels on this list, and most were willing to offer special rates for us, but remember that prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please read the instructions on how to book for each hotel to ensure you get the discounted rates when booking.

All prices are current at the time of publication 01/09/17 and the Organising Committee accepts no responsibility for alterations by the hotels.

The map below features the Conference Venues as well as all of the featured accommodation options:

**Sheraton on the Park**

161 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000 - THIS IS THE CONFERENCE VENUE!! - 5 Star Luxury Hotel
Sheraton on the Park features 557 spacious guest rooms and suites, offering a sanctuary of refined ambiance and elegance. Enjoy the benefits of unmatched views of the city or Hyde Park and exclusive amenities such as the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed, allowing you to be impeccably comfortable in a home-away-from-home.
As part of hosting APSS 2018 at this wonderful hotel, we were able to secure some amazing guaranteed room rates.
Standard price for these dates is currently $720/night including buffet breakfast.
$445/night for a City View Room with buffet breakfast.
Rooms must be booked using the Stargroups Online Booking System. Click on the link above (Sheraton on the Park heading).
Parking is available for $55/car per night if required.
Phone: +61 2 9286 6000

Hilton Sydney

488 George St, Sydney - 2-3 min walk to symposium venue - 5 Star hotel.
With exceptional facilities for business or leisure, Hilton Sydney is superbly located right in the heart of the city, with magnificent views and convenient access to Sydney's favourite attractions, including Darling Harbour, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Bondi Beach. At Hilton Sydney you can choose from a range of hotel accommodation from guest rooms to spacious suites. Meet and do business in our 28 meeting and conference rooms or get active at LivingWell Premier Health Club with 25m swimming pool, and full gym facilities.
The Hilton Sydney hotel also boasts stylish bars, with dining by celebrity Chef / Restaurateur Luke Mangan at the famous glass brasserie . Or relax with a cocktail on the rooftop terrace at Zeta Bar and enjoy live music at the iconic Marble Bar.
This hotel is offering 10% discount on their Best Available Rate, which currently start from around $315/night.

Park Regis City Centre

27 Park St, Sydney - 3-5 min walk to the symposium venue - 3 star hotel.
Park Regis City Centre offers guests a range of room choices from the short stop over Express Rooms to our Park Suites with their own lounge area. All rooms have air conditioning, a work desk, broadband cable connections, WiFi access, LCD television and refrigerator for your convenience. Guests are also invited to enjoy our rooftop, outdoor pool and sundeck with 360 degree views over Sydney.

Telephone contact details: +61 2 9267 6511
Contact Email: .

TFE Hotels

TFE Hotels (Toga Far East Hotels) currently operates 70 centrally located hotels in Australia, New Zealand and Europe. There are 5 properties located within easy walking distance to the conference venue.
The hotel group has offered our delegates 10% off the Full Flexi Rate (other booking options may be cheaper).
Below are links to each of the properties, simply follow the links and select your dates to receive our special rates:

  • Travelodge Sydney
    27 Wentworth Ave, Sydney - 10-12 min walk to symposium venue - 3.5 star hotel
    Travelodge Hotel Sydney is located on the edge of Sydney’s CBD, close to major city streets as well as the serenity of Hyde Park. Our position, close to Museum Station and many major Sydney attractions makesthe hotel an ideal ‘home base’ from which to explore all that this diverse city has to offer.
    Currently available at around $205/night, which includes 100MB of free WiFi/day.
    Unlimited Wifi available for $9.95/day.
    Offsite parking is also available for $25/car/day.
  • Travelodge Phillip Street
    165 Phillip St, Sydney - 5-8 min walk to the symposium venue - 3.5 star hotel
    Travelodge Hotel Phillip Street is in the heart of the city’s CBD, close to Hyde Park and many of Sydney’s major attraction such as the Opera House, The Rocks, Royal Botanic Gardens and an enormous variety of shops and restaurants.
    Currently available at around $215/night, which includes 100MB of free WiFi/day.
    Unlimited Wifi available for $9.95/day.
    Offsite parking is also available for $49.50/car/day.
  • Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney
    511 Kent St, Sydney - 10-12 min walk to symposium venue - 4.5 star hotel
    Centrally located in the Sydney CBD, and within walking distance to iconic attractions, Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney offers you the quintessential Sydney experience. The studio rooms and one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments in Sydney CBD have fully equipped kitchens, living, dining and working areas. Many have panoramic city or harbour views of Sydney, perfect for watching the sun set of an evening.
    Currently available at $312/night, which includes 100MB of free WiFi/day.
    Unlimited Wifi available for $9.95/day.
    Onsite parking is also available for $35/car/day.
  • Medina Serviced Apartments Martin Place
    1 Hosking Pl, Sydney - 8-10 min walk to the symposium venue - 3 star hotel
    The stylish apartments are spacious and comfortable, with fully equipped kitchens and either a king bed, queen bed or two singles. The interiors are fresh, modern and well appointed with all creature comforts, including kitchenettes, kitchens and laundries with washing machine and dryer. All one bedroom apartments have a balcony with outdoor setting – the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a coffee or wine.
    Currently available at around $195/night, which includes 100MB of free WiFi/day.
    Unlimited Wifi available for $9.95/day.
    Offsite parking (60 Elizabeth St) is also available for $51.50/car/day.
  • Vibe Hotel Sydney
    111 Goulburn St, Sydney - 10-12 min walk to the symposium venue - 4 star hotel
    Perfectly positioned in the heart of Sydney CBD, Vibe Hotel Sydney is surrounded by Sydney’s premier attractions such as Hyde Park, Chinatown, and Sydney Tower as well as minutes away from the exciting suburbs of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst. At the end of a busy day, there is no better place to retire than to Vibe Hotel Sydney. Take a dip in the rooftop pool, relax in the sauna, work out in the gym, or simply lay back and take it easy in your spacious room.
    Currently available at around $235/night, which includes 100MB of free WiFi/day.
    Unlimited Wifi available for $9.95/day.
    Offsite parking is also available for $35/car/day.

Pullman Sydney Hyde Park

36 College St, Sydney - 8-10 min walk to symposium venue - 5 star hotel.
With its central Sydney location, Pullman Sydney Hyde Park is surrounded by many of Sydney's best restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, making it the ideal option for travellers visiting Sydney for pleasure. Guests travelling to Sydney on business are also well catered for, with Sydney CBD and an array of conference facilities on the doorstep. This impressive Sydney hotel is within easy reach of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney Tower, Darling Harbour, Pitt Street Mall, the QVB and Westfield Sydney.
10% off their Best Flexible Rates which at the moment is about $340/night.
Bookings must be made 30 days prior to Sunday 4th Feb, but can be cancelled up to 6pm on the day before arrival. Strictly subject to availability. Discounted $25 Buffet Breakfast on consumption.
To book, guests will need to call or email the in-house reservations team and quote the block code: UNI040818.
Parking is available at $ /night.
WiFi internet is
Phone: +61 (02) 9361 8400

NOTE: Also a good idea to check their website, as further discounts apply on non-refundable rooms when booking for 2-3 nights, and breakfast can be included for as little as $15.

Oaks Hotels & Resorts

Oaks Hotels & Resorts Australia offers an extensive range of more than 40 resorts, retreats and hotels across Australia, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. There are 2 properties located within easy walking distance to the conference venue.
The hotel group has offered our delegates 15% off all of their best available rates. They are an excellent option for delegates looking to stay Monday and Tuesday night.
Below are links to the 2 properties on offer. Follow the links, select your dates and enter promo code "APSS2017":

  • Oaks Hyde Park Plaza
    38 College St, Sydney - 8-10 min walk to the symposium venue - 4 star hotel
    Set on the fringes of Hyde Park, one of Australia’s most renowned and oldest public parkland, Oaks Hyde Park Plaza is the must-stay accommodation choice when visiting Sydney. Offering a fresh and tranquil change of pace for travelers to the city, our hotel overlooks Hyde Park’s green open space – ideal for a leisurely stroll, early morning run or afternoon picnic – and is opposite the Anzac War Memorial and Pool of Reflections.
    Prices start from $160/night.
  • Oaks On Castlereagh, Sydney Central
    317 Castlereagh St, Haymarket, Sydney - 10-12 min walk to the symposium venue - 4.5 star hotel
    Renowned as one of Sydney’s leading hotel properties, the 4.5 star Oaks on Castlereagh provides guests with supreme city convenience, deluxe, self-contained accommodation and premier onsite facilities, rendering it ideal for holidaymakers and corporate travellers alike looking for a comfortable base from which to explore the cosmopolitan metropolis of Sydney.
    Prices start from $218/night.

Pensione Hotel, Sydney

631-635 George Street, Sydney - 12-15 min walk to the symposium venue - 3.5 star boutique hotel.
Nestled in the heart of Sydney's entertainment and theatre district, the 68 room budget boutique hotel is located on George St moments from Chinatown, Darling Harbour, World Square, The Entertainment Centre and Central Station. Set behind a beautiful heritage listed façade, this modern hotel also provides a guest lounge with kitchenette, guest laundry and free WiFi. Catering to the budget conscious traveller whether for business or leisure the Pensione Hotel Sydney has multiple bedroom configurations to suit all accommodation needs.
They are offering 15% off Full Flexi Rates, which at this point in time prices are starting from $225 per night.
In room WiFi Internet is available for $5/24hrs.
Please note offer is only valid on the Pensione Hotel website and not available through telephone, email or any online travel agency. Simply go to the site, enter your dates and enter the Promo Code: APSS2018.
Special Rates are available for stays between 4th Feb - 8th Feb inclusive.
Parking: $30 overnight parking available (200m distance from hotel, validate your ticket at reception)
Telephone contact details: +61 2 9265 8888
Contact Email: .

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