Travel and Accommodation

Information Pack

Information pack for ascilite delegates can be downloaded here (22/11/2006)

Travel to Sydney

For all of your bookings, please contact the following airlines:


As a conference delegate you will be entitled to the special
accommodation rates as listed below. These rates are only available
by booking directly with the Hotel and by quoting a PIN or code provided
below and/or advising the Hotel reservations clerk that you are an
ASCILITE delegate. As room blockings are limited, you are advised to book
your accommodation at your earliest convenience. Room rates will revert
back to the standard rate when the maximum nunber of rooms blocked by the
ASCILITE Secretariat has been exceeded.

All delegates are responsible for paying their account upon arrival at the
hotel. You will be asked to supply a credit card when registering, which
will be used to secure your booking. Should you require a charge-back to
your company, credit arrangements must be pre-arranged with the hotel
concerned. Personal or company cheques will not be accepted by hotels
unless prior arrangements have been made directly with the hotel.

Intercontinental Sydney

117 Macquarie Street, Sydney         

The Intercontinental is a 5 star hotel and overlooks stunning Sydney harbour just minutes from the central business district and circular quay. It is a 5-minute walk to the Conservatorium of Music. The Conference Secretariat have negotiated the following rates:

City View Room: $235.00 per room per night
Royal Botanic Gardens & Harbour View Room:  $280.00 per room per night.

If you wish to reserve a room please call the hotel directly on 02 9240 1200 and advise the desk staff that you are attending the ASCILITE conference. You will be required to quote the booking code ACC0112.

Sofitel Wentworth

61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney

Sofitel Wentworth is a 5 star hotel situated in the heart of the financial district and is close to the Sydney Opera House, Botanic Gardens & Circular Quay. It is a 5-minute walk to the Conservatorium of Music. The Conference Secretariat have negotiated the following rates:

Run of House King/Twin Rooms:  $225.00 per room per night.

To book your accommodation with the Sofitel Wentworth, please download this form and fax directly to the hotel.

The Menzies

14 Carrington Street, Sydney

The Menzies hotel is a 4 star hotel overlooking Wynyard Park located within walking distance of The Rocks, Darling Harbour and the central business district area.  It is a 10-minute walk to the Conservatorium of Music.  The Conference Secretariat have negotiated the following rates:

Standard Room: $189.00 3rd December only
Standard Room: $239.00 4th & 5th December

You may reserve your room by calling toll free 1300 363 600 and quoting the group code 061206ASCI

Ibis Hotel Darling Harbour

70 Murray Street, Pyrmont

The Ibis is a 3.5 star hotel overlooking Sydney’s charming Darling Harbour and is near to the Sydney Entertainment Centre, Chinatown and Cockle Bay. It is a short stroll to Dockside, the conference dinner venue, and a 15-20 minute walk to the Conservatorium of Music. The Conference Secretariat have negotiated the following rates:

Pyrmont View room only - $165.00
Harbour View room only - $175.00

Please call the hotel directly on 02 95630888 and quote the booking code ASCILITE. These rooms are subject to availability so please book early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like to find alternative accommodation, the following websites will assist you find some fantastic, last minute, cost saving options:

If you would like to see a map of where the accommodation is located in relation to the Conservatorium of Music or University of Sydney the following website will assist you:

If you would like to search the public transport options and distances for this accommodation you can use the following website:

Getting Around & Seeing in Sydney

Getting around Sydney is extremely easy with a number of train, bus, ferry and light-rail services available.

For information regarding the Sydney public transport services, taxi services and other tour options please visit the follow website: