Accommodation for the congress has now all been released in accordance with our contracts, if you require accommodation – please contact the hotel of your choice directly.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston

29 Cameron Street, Launceston TAS
Congress Venue

Deluxe King or Twin Room

  • $187.00 per night, room only
  • $207.00 per night, including breakfast for 1
  • $227.00 per night, including breakfast for 2

Superior King or Twin Room

  • $207.00 per night, room only
  • $227.00 per night, including breakfast for 1
  • $247.00 per night, including breakfast for 2

Situated in the historic district, just steps from the CBD, the hotel offers travellers 4.5 star accommodation. Facilities include complimentary WiFi access for hotel guests, car parking onsite, and 24 hour room service.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations between 20-14 days of arrival will incur a fee equal to one night’s accommodation charge.
Cancellations less than 14 days will incur 100% of total accommodation booked.

Mercure Launceston

3 Brisbane Street, Launceston TAS
8 minute walk to congress venue

Queen or Twin Room – $169.00per night, room only

Mercure Launceston located in Brisbane Street overlooking the leafy City Park is perfect for business of leisure.  The mall, restaurant precinct, Cataract George, Boag’s Brewery, river cruise terminal, Tourist Information Centre, and other attractions are all a short walk away.  With an onsite bar, bistro, business hub; the Mercure is a comfortable and affordable accommodation choice in central Launceston.

Cancellation Policy
Guests credit cards will be charged 30 days prior to arrival.
Cancellations between 30-8 days of arrival will incur 50% cancellation fees.
Cancellations within 7 days prior to arrival will incur 100% full cancellation fees.

Quest Launceston

16 Paterson Street, Launceston TAS
4 minute walk to congress venue

Studio – $196.00 per night, per room (2 Single Beds or 1 x King)
1 Bedroom Apartment – $236.00 per night, per room
(1 x King or 2 x Singles + Sofa, add $35)
2 Bedroom Apartment – $408.50 per night, per room
(1 x Queen + 1 x King or 2 x Singles + 1 x Sofa, add $35)

Quest Launceston serviced apartment style hotel offers guests a choice of studios and apartments. Quest is a magnificently restored heritage building, superbly located in the hear of the city and restaurant precinct. Complimentary WiFi, Foxtel, iPod docks and wheel chair access are all available.

Cancellation Policy
Guests credit cards will be charged 30 days prior to arrival.
Cancellations between 30-15 days prior to arrival will incur 50% cancellation fee for all nights booked.
Cancellations within 14 days of arrival, and/or no-shows will incur full cancellation fees.

Budget Accommodation

Launceston has many budget and hostel accommodation options.

You may like to try the below directories for self-booking options. Please be sure to research budget options to ensure they meet your expectations and requirements.

Launceston Accommodation

Several other hotels are located within easy walking distance of the Hotel Grand Chancellor.  Bookings can be made directly with the hotels.


The online registration form allows you to book available rooms at the above hotels. You need to provide credit card details, which will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking.

Please email us your accommodation requirements if you have already registered for the Conference.

Changes and Cancellations

Please note the cancellation policies listed for each hotel. Cancellations and no-shows will attract a fee of at least one night’s accommodation. However, each hotel’s policy varies and late cancellations and no-shows may be charged for all the nights booked.

Please email us any cancellations and date changes.

Extended Bookings

Please email us if you wish to extend your accommodation booking before or after the Conference.

Early Check-in Requests

Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability on the day and cannot be confirmed by Conference Design.

You can enter special requests for early check-in in the “Special Requests” field of your reservation. The hotel will do its best to accommodate your request on the day. Please enquire about the status of your request at the front desk upon check-in.


Accommodation and incidental expenses need to be settled using a credit card when you check out.

You can arrange to pay your accommodation using a third-party credit card, e.g. a colleague’s work credit card, by completing the Credit Card Authorisation form below and email it to your confirmed hotel 30-days prior to the conference.

Please email us if you wish to be invoiced for your accommodation with your registration. Any pre-payments made to Conference Design will be forwarded to your hotel. Pre-payments need to be received 30 days prior to the conference.

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Congress Managers

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