AusBiotech recommend staying at either of the Crown properties – Metropol or Promenade as these hotels have direct access to the conference centre.

Crown Metropol (5 star)

  

8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC 3006

Walking distance to Crown Conference Centre is less than 100 metres (there is a direct walkway from the Hotel to the conference centre).

Crown Metropol offers luxury accommodation on Melbourne’s Southbank. Guests have access to an exclusive lounge and bar with panoramic city views. The day spa includes a 25 m infinity pool. Each spacious room features stylish modern décor and spectacular views. Air conditioning and an LCD TV are provided. The bathroom includes an oversized shower, large vanity and a privacy screen. Dining options at Crown Metropol Melbourne include the Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar. Guests can enjoy a drink at "28", the hotel’s exclusive club lounge and sky-bar (access is available at an additional charge). The Isika day spa offers a range of massages, facials and body treatments. It features 2 swimming pools, an indoor sun-deck relaxation lounge and a world-class fitness centre. Crown Metropol is located next to the Crown Entertainment Complex, and opposite Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. It is a 10-minute walk to Southern Cross Station and Docklands.

Breakfast - if nominated at time of booking, a discounted rate of $33.00 (usually $38.50) is available for a full buffet breakfast at Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar. Please note this in the special request section of the accommodation booking page.

Luxe Room - AU$280 per night: Enjoy luxury accommodation in a Luxe room located on levels 8 to 26. Here in your own 38 square metres of private sanctuary, you’ll find your choice of either a king bed or two queen beds and a spacious work desk to enhance your work or rest. The bathroom cleverly maximises your sense of space with an oversized shower, large vanity and a privacy screen. The Luxe rooms include: High definition LCD television, Complimentary wireless internet access, iPod docking station, The latest in-room movies and cable television channels, Mini bar and refrigerator*, Oversized shower, Individually controlled air-conditioning, Tea and coffee making facilities, Desk and lamp, 2 VoIP phones including in room technology desk phone providing real- time updates and connectivity to various services through a colour LCD touch screen, Delicious in-room dining from Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar*

*Additional charges apply.

Cancellation policy: Cancellations within 30 days will incur one night’s accommodation charged per room cancelled to the applicable credit card. No shows will incur one night’s accommodation charged per room to the applicable credit card.

Crown Promenade (4.5 star)

   

 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC 3006

This hotel is on site at the Crown Conference Centre

Crown Promenade Hotel offers spacious rooms with views of Port Phillip Bay or the city and Yarra River. Guests have access to a restaurant, bar, indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. Each room at Crown Promenade Melbourne includes a luxury en suite bathroom, 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels and a minibar. High-speed Wi-Fi access is available. Guests can work out in the fully-equipped fitness centre or relax beside the indoor swimming pool with views of the city skyline. Steam rooms and a masseuse are also available. Mesh Restaurant offers stylish modern cuisine in elegant surroundings. Tonic Bar has an outdoor terrace and serves cocktails until late. Located in Melbourne's vibrant Southbank entertainment precinct, Crown Promenade is directly linked to the Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, offering world-class restaurants, bars and shopping. 

Standard Room - AU$255 per night: The contemporary standard rooms offer a spacious 34 square metres, with relaxed tones and textures and modern Australian art. Floor to ceiling windows offer an abundance of natural light. In-room features include a king size bed, large desk/dining table, ISD telephones, in-house movies, PayTV and an ottoman window seat to take in Melbourne’s city and bay views. The Standard King rooms include: 42 inch (106cm) flat screen TV and a digital set top box, The latest in-room movies and cable television channels, Complimentary wireless internet access, Mini bar and refrigerator*, Oversized shower, Individually controlled air-conditioning, Desk and lamp, 2 VoIP phones including in room technology desk phone providing real-time updates and connectivity to various services through a colour LCD touch screen, Tea and coffee making facilities, In-room dining*

*Additional charges apply.

Breakfast - if nominated at time of booking, a discounted rate of $30.00 (usually $33.00) is available for a full buffet breakfast at Mesh Restaurant. Please note this in the special request section of the accommodation booking page.

Cancellation policy: Cancellations within 30 days will incur one night’s accommodation charged per room cancelled. No shows will incur one night’s accommodation charged per room cancelled.

 

Adina Apartment Hotel Northbank (4 star)

  

 

550 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Walking distance to Crown Conference Centre is 900 metres

Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, Adina Apartment Hotel Northbank offers spacious self-contained apartments with city views. The property features an indoor swimming pool, a sauna and a fitness centre. Adina Hotel is just 200 m from the Melbourne Aquarium and the Melbourne Convention Centre. Crown Entertainment Complex and Southbank Promenade are less than 15 minutes’ walk away. All apartments are air conditioned, and come with kitchenette or kitchen facilities. Each has cable TV and a separate lounge area. Some apartments have a balcony offering views of the city. Guests at the Adina Hotel Melbourne can relax in the hot tub. Massage services can be arranged upon request. The fitness centre offers panoramic city views. Café Keyif serves a varied menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are a number of restaurants and cafés just a 3-minute walk away.

One Bedroom Apartment - AU$185 per night: One Bedroom Apartment features king size bed, fully equipped kitchen , in-room laundry, lounge-dining area, balcony (subject to availability), docking station, work desk, TV- flat screen with radio and cable, shower over bath. In room breakfast packs,. mini-bar  and restaurant delivery service are offered for additional fees.

Cancellation policy: 30-15 days prior to arrival: partial or entire cancellation is subject to 100% of the one night's accommodation charge for each room cancelled.14 days or less prior to arrival: partial or entire cancellation of the group is subject to entire accommodation charge for each room cancelled. No shows: are subject to entire accommodation charge.

 

Pensione Hotel (3 star)

  

16 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Walking distance to Crown Conference Centre is 800 metres

The Pensione Hotel combines original turn of the century building features with modern design and soft tones, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The hotel can be found in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD and is a stone’s throw from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the Crown Casino, Southern Cross station and many of Melbourne’s major tourist attractions. Offering a rooftop sundeck, café and bar, all rooms include air conditioning and free cable TV. Pensione Café & Bar is located on the hotel’s ground floor where guests can start their day with a delicious breakfast and coffee, or relax at the end of a busy day in the lounge bar area The free City Circle tram stops directly outside the hotel.
Each room features modern furnishings, a small refrigerator, ironing facilities, plus an en suite bathroom.

Pensione Double - AU$165 per night: Double room features double bed, compact en-suite with shower, reverse-cycle air-conditioning, 32inch Plasma TV, free basic WIFI (upgrade available for $5 per day), tea & coffee making facilities. Includes complimentary continental breakfast for 1 person.

Cancellation policy: A cancellation fee equal to the first nights accommodation will be processed in the event of a cancellation within 30 days. In the event of a no show the reservation will be held until 3pm the following day at which time the remainder of the booking will be cancelled and a cancellation fee equal to the first nights accommodation will be processed for no show reservations.

 

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