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Accommodation

Accommodation has been reserved on behalf of conference delegates at Arena Apartments South Brisbane, Mantra South Bank, Novotel Brisbane South Bank and Rydges Hotel South Bank until Monday 7 October 2019.
To secure the conference accommodation rates, bookings should be made online as part of the registration process.

Cancellations and changes to your accommodation booking
Please notify your request for changes or cancellation directly to the conference secretariat via TropAg2019@expertevents.com.au. Each property has its own cancellation policy from 30 days prior to arrival, ranging from a one night cancellation fee to 100% cancellation fee depending on the date of cancellation. Please ensure you understand the cancellation policy for the property you are booking.

Arrival time
Upon booking accommodation, please indicate your estimated time of arrival. If you wish to check-in before the official check-in time, it is recommended that you book and pay for the room for the evening prior to your arrival. Failure to advise your arrival time if arriving after 18:00 may mean that your room will be released and you will be charged a no-show fee.

Extending your stay
If you wish to extend your stay prior to or following the conference, please specify your requirements in the ‘special instructions’ field during the accommodation booking process. Availability and rates will be checked with the property before your reservation is fully confirmed.

Payment for accommodation
Please note that payment of accommodation is NOT taken at the time of completing an online booking, however a valid credit card is required at the time of booking to guarantee your room.

Mantra South Bank and Rydges Hotel South Bank will charge a deposit equivalent to one night to the credit card on file, 30 days prior to your arrival.
Novotel Brisbane South Bank will charge your full accommodation fee to the credit card on file, 30 days prior to your arrival.
Arena Apartments will charge 50% of your accommodation fee to the credit card on file, 30 days prior to your arrival. The remaining 50% accommodation fee will be charged seven days prior to arrival.
If the credit card supplied is declined, you will be contacted to provide a valid credit card. Failure to provide a valid credit card will result in your room being released.

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Room rates are in Australian dollars (AUD) and include 10% Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST).

HotelRoom typeBedding configurationRoom rate (per night)Buffet breakfast (per person, per day)
Mantra South BankStudio apartmentKing, queen or 2 single bedsAUD239AUD22
One bedroom apartmentKing or queen bedAUD259AUD22
Rydges Hotel South BankQueen roomQueen bedAUD239AUD32
Novotel Brisbane South BankStandard roomKing or 2 double bedsAUD210AUD25
Arena ApartmentsOne bedroom apartmentKing or queen bedAUD180Breakfast not available
Two bedroom, one bathroom apartmentKing or 2 single beds in each roomAUD242Breakfast not available
Two bedroom, two bathroom apartmentKing or 2 single beds in each roomAUD292Breakfast not available

Mantra South Bank

161 Grey Street, South Bank

Mantra South Bank Brisbane is located a short walk to the conference venue, and is well-positioned in South Bank’s arts and entertainment precinct. The hotel features a heated lap pool and fully equipped gym, as well as the celebrated Stone Restaurant and Bar.

Room type: Studio apartment
Studio apartments have a queen size bed (or two singles for twin share), and feature a city view, gallery style kitchenette, air-conditioning, LCD TV with in-house movies, a mini bar, and safe.

Room type: One bedroom apartment
One bedroom apartments have a king or queen sized bed and feature a kitchen with granite benchtops, stainless steel appliances, refrigerator and dishwasher, air-conditioning, LCD TV with in-house movies, a mini bar, and safe.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 2:00pm. Check-out prior to 10:00am.
Car parking: Self parking AUD40 per vehicle per night.
Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi.
Payment: A one night deposit will be charged to the credit card on file 30 days prior to check-in. Account balance and any incidental charges are to be paid upon check-out. The hotel will also require a credit card imprint from guests upon check-in to cover any additional charges i.e. telephone calls, room service, movies etc.
Additional Charges: Third person rate is AUD40 per night (room only).
Credit card service fees: MasterCard (1.1%); Visa (1.25%); Amex (3.35%); Diners or JCB (3.5%) and for; Union Pay (2%).
Cancellation policy:
Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
30-14 days prior to arrival: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply.
Within 14 days of arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Mantra South Bank
Mantra South Bank

Rydges Hotel South Bank

9 Glenelg St, South Bank

Rydges is located in the heart of Brisbane’s arts and entertainment precinct at South Bank. The 4.5-star hotel has newly redesigned rooms with modern luxury furnishings and latest technology. Rydges offers relaxed cafe style dining and award winning luxury dining, as well as 24 hour room service. Hotel amenities include a gymnasium, pool, spa, and sauna.

Room type: Queen room
Queen rooms are spacious and have one queen bed and a large picture window. Room features include air conditioning, 48 inch HD LCD LED television, ergonomic desk, laptop safe, and minibar.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 2:00pm. Check-out prior to 11:00am.
Car parking: Valet Parking AUD40 per night.
Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi.
Payment: A one night deposit will be charged to your credit card 30 days prior to arrival. Account balance and any incidental charges are to be paid upon check-out. The hotel will also require a credit card imprint from guests upon check in to cover any additional charges i.e. telephone calls, room service, movies etc.

Additional Charges: Third person rate is AUD60 per night (room only).
Credit card service fee: Visa and MasterCard (1.18%); Amex, Diners and JCB (3.5%).
Cancellation policy:
Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
30-14 days prior to arrival: a cancellation fee of one night’s stay will apply. Any reductions of room nights within this period may also be subject to the cancellation fee of one night’s stay.
Within 14 days of arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Rydges Hotel South Bank
Rydges Hotel South Bank

Novotel Brisbane South Bank

38 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane

Novotel Brisbane South Bank is situated within the city’s premier lifestyle and cultural precinct of South Bank. With easy access to an array of world-class restaurants, internationally acclaimed theatre and cultural performances, and a convenient walk-way to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Novotel Brisbane South Bank is your ideal luxury accommodation haven. Novotel Brisbane South Bank features an outdoor pool, fitness centre, and the in-house restaurant and bar Spice Central.

Room type: Standard King
Standard King rooms feature a Live N’ Dream king sized bed, fluffy duvet and custom pillows that will help you wake up refreshed. The room also features a study desk, Smart TV, Wi-Fi, broadband and USB ports to keep you connected during your stay. Sleeps up to two adults.

Room type: Standard Twin
Standard Twin rooms offer the same comfort as a Standard King, but with double beds. Sleeps up to two adults and two children.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.
Car parking: Self parking AUD32 per vehicle per night. Parking is subject to availability.
Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all members of Le Club AccorHotels program. Guests can enroll at time of check-in to receive member benefits.
Payment: The hotel will charge guests for their full accommodation booking 30 days prior to arrival. Failure to provide full payment at this time will result in a cancellation of reservation.
Credit card service fee: All cards (1.3%).
Cancellation policy:
Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
29-0 days prior to arrival: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
No shows or reduction in stay: a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Novotel Brisbane South Bank
Novotel Brisbane South Bank

Arena Apartments South Brisbane

9 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane

Arena Apartments are located in Brisbane’s West End precinct in South Brisbane, just a short 10minute walk to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and other local attractions and restaurants. Arena Apartments offer luxury styled apartments with leisure amenities including pool with outdoor deck, BBQ’s and a gym.

Apartment type: One bedroom
The one bedroom apartments are fully self-contained with a king or queen bed. All apartment types feature a separate lounge area, full chefs’ kitchen, laundry facilities and a private balcony. Amenities such as Foxtel TV, secure undercover parking for one vehicle and unlimited Wi-Fi usage are also included for your convenience.
The one bedroom apartment accommodates two guests, however can be extended to three with the addition of a rollaway bed for AUD30 per night.

Apartment type: Two bedroom apartment
The spacious two bedroom apartments are fully self-contained and include all of the one bedroom apartment features and amenities as well as a four person dining table and a large balcony and outdoor setting.
The two bedroom apartment can accommodate up to five guests with the addition of a rollaway bed for AUD30 per night (subject to availability).
Two bedroom two bathroom apartments are available at a higher rate.

Check-in/check-out: Check-in is available from 2:00pm. Check-out is prior to 10:00am. Requests for early check-in and late check-out can be requested with the front desk
Car Parking: Apartments have one complimentary space per apartment. Extra car parking spaces can be requested with Reception.
Internet: Complimentary Wi-Fi.
Payment: The hotel will charge 50% of the total accommodation booking to your credit card 30 days prior to arrival. The account balance will be charged seven days prior to arrival.
Cancellation policy:
Any cancellation fee will automatically be charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
30-0 days prior to arrival: a 100% cancellation fee for bookings of one to three nights. Bookings of more than three nights will result in a minimum three night cancellation fee.

Arena Apartments South Brisbane
Arena Apartments South Brisbane