Accommodation

Melbourne offers accommodation  to suit all budgets and travellers needs. With RMIT being centrally located delegates should be able to find accommodation that best suits them.

A few accommodation options are suggested below for their proximity to the conference venue. Be sure to book your accommodation as early as possible. We have secured discount rates with a number of hotels.

In addition we suggested some options via Airbnb and also established a form to for those delegates interested in securing shared Airbnb accommodation to help reduce their accommodation costs.

If you are interested in sharing Airbnb accommodation with other delegates please complete the Share Accommodation Register Form so that we can help match up small groups wanting to share accommodation to help keep costs down for the budget conscious traveller.

Ovolo Hotel 

Centrally located in Melbourne, Ovolo Laneways is a four-star hotel where amenities include a 24-hour front desk and concierge services. The hotel is situated near Her Majesty’s and Regent Theatres and Fitzroy Gardens. All 43 rooms offer air-conditioning and private bathrooms with rainfall showers and deluxe toiletries. Additional amenities include desks, fridges, LCD TVs with cable/Apple service, and unlimited complimentary wired and wireless Internet. Some rooms offer access to a private rooftop terrace. Facilities at Ovolo Laneways include coin laundry, dry cleaning services, and luggage storage. Paid public parking is available nearby. Children are welcome but pets are not permitted.

A complimentary grab and go breakfast is available each morning. Plus, there’s a free minibar in each room and a free coffee machine in reception. Nearby dining spots include Society Restaurant and Stalactites. This hotel is within walking distance of RMIT.

As a special offer to ACEI2018 delegates Ovolo Hotel offers 10% of the best available rate with 24 hour cancellation and full Ovolo freebies included.

Note terms and conditions:

  • Ovolo Hotels have full rights to discontinue the promotion if misuse occurs. This will be communicated via email to all parties.
  • The promotion code is only Valid from 25thJune to 2ndJuly 2018. Reservations outside of this period will be subject to rates available online at a time of booking.
  • The discount is only valid for those attending the event, confirmation of attendance will be required at Check-in. If no Valid ticket is shown Ovolo Hotels has the right to refuse the reservation to offer the Best Available rate on the day of Check-in

Booking Code: ACEI18

Make a reservation at the Ovolo Hotel   

Quest on Bourke

Quest on Bourke is a boutique apartment complex conveniently located in the very heart of bustling Melbourne. The property features 62 one and two bedroom apartments, all fully self-contained with full kitchens, private laundry facilities, private bedrooms and separate living areas. The property also features a small health club on the lower ground floor, friendly reception team available to assist with taxi bookings or dinner reservations – we pride ourselves on having great local knowledge to really help our valued guests get the best “truly Melbourne” experience possible. Located close to the business district, Chinatown, shopping, theatre and restaurants Quest on Bourke also has a tram stop at our front entrance, which offers access to the whole city utilising the free CBD Tram network. Quest on Bourke is really your home away from home when visiting Melbourne. Conference accommodation rates applicable to booking made with conference code (ACEI2018) via Quest website from $175 per night for a one bedroom self-contained apartment. Further discounts apply on nightly rates when booking 7 nights or more. Quest on Bourke is located at 155 Bourke Street, Melbourne which is approximately a 12 minute walk away from the conference venue.

Booking code: ACEI2018

Make a reservation at the Quest 

Brady Hotel Central Melbourne

Brady HotelAttendees to ACEI2018 have access to a discount off the ‘Best Available Rate’ at the Brady Hotel with rates from $130 per night. Brady Hotel is a modern, stylish 4.5 star hotel, with Queen, King and Studio rooms. The hotel features a bar and restaurant onsite as well as a cardio gym. Brady is only a 3 minute walk to RMIT Building 80, 445 Swanson Street, where the conference is being held. To access the hotels best rates visit Brady Hotels, select dates and the preferred rates will display. To obtain the further 5% discount enter the code (ACEI2018). Alternatively call reservations at Brady Hotel on +61 3 9650 9888. Brady Hotel Central Melbourne is located at 30 Little la Trobe Street, Melbourne which is approximately a 2 minute walk away from the conference venue.

Booking code: ACEI2018

Make a reservation at the Brady Hotel

Mantra on Russell

Mantra on Russell exudes old world charm with a winding lobby staircase and is conveniently located just minutes walk from Melbourne’s greatest attractions and best shopping. To receive a 15% discount off the best available rate use the booking/promo code ACEI2018

Booking code: ACEI2018

Make a reservation at the Mantra on Russell    

 

 

 

Ibis Melbourne CBD

This affordable Melbourne hotel is located on Elizabeth Street in the heart of Melbourne and provides guests with easy access to many of Melbourne’s best attractions. Rates start at $71 per night.

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Ibis Melbourne Swanston Street

This comfortably appointed hotel is located on Swanston Street  and is only a few minutes walk to the conference venue also located along Swanston Street. The static rate offered to ACEI2018 delegates is $118 per night.

Make a reservation at Ibis Melbourne

 

Hotel Sophia

hotel sophia roomThis affordable Melbourne hotel is located on Elizabeth Street in the heart of Melbourne and provides guests with easy access to many of Melbourne’s best attractions. Rates start at $71 per night.

Make a reservation at Hotel Sophia

 

 

 

Milano Serviced Apartments

Milano apartmentMilano Serviced Apartments are centrally located in centre of the CBD and offer modern living for corporate travellers. Prices starting from $115 per night.

Make a reservation at Milano Serviced Apartments

 

 

 

AIRBNB options

A multitude of Airbnb options can be explored online but some to consider include:

Entire 1 bedroom apartment, ideal conference location and beautiful city views.

  • Sleeps: 4 guests max.
  • Located at: 315 La Trobe Street
  • Prices can vary depending upon time of booking but around $105 per night

Make a reservation

Private room and ensuite city views and perfect conference location.

  • 3 minute walk to RMIT and Queen Victoria Market.
  • Host: Couple rated 5*
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Location: TBC upon booking
  • Prices can vary depending upon time of booking but around $110 per night

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Private room in Shared apartment located in The Franklin in the city centre.

  • Building facilities included, such as a swimming pool and laundry.
  • Host: rated 5*
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Location: 305/253 Franklin St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Prices can vary depending upon the time of booking but around $95 per night

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Private room in sweet home in central CBD location.

  • Ideal for events and late 20’s to early 30’s.
  • Host: 2 young professionals, rated 4.5*
  • Sleeps: 2 guests
  • Location: TBC upon booking
  • Prices can vary depending upon the time of booking but around $115 per night

Make reservation