Accommodation

Our Accommodation and Housing specialists have secured rooms at a selection of hotels with flexible terms and conditions exclusively for attendees of the Congress.

 

Book early to secure your room and let our dedicated accommodation team look after you whilst taking advantage of the following:

  • Specially negotiated rates
  • Wi-Fi access is included for all ASO 2020 delegates
  • Additional networking opportunities by staying in the same location as other delegates
  • Flexibility to change or cancel your booking at any time up to 30 working days prior to congress start date
  • No deposit is required to secure your booking – simply use your credit card to guarantee your reservation

Reap the benefits of booking with the Congress Managers and staying in one of the officially contracted hotels below:

Pullman Cairns International

17 Abbott St, Cairns City

5 Stars | 8 minutes walk

Across the street from the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, this contemporary hotel in the city centre is only an 8-minute walk from Cairns Convention Centre. There’s an all-day restaurant with a nightly seafood buffet, plus a lobby bar for high tea and weekend live entertainment. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a day spa and a sauna, plus a gym, a business centre and parking.

City Mountain View Room: $179 per room per night

Harbour View Room: $209 per room per night

Pre-Booked Breakfast: $22 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

From $179

Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Hotel

131-141 The Esplanade, Cairns City 

5 Stars | 22 minutes walk

Riley isn’t just a new hotel in Cairns, Australia. It’s a playful outlook on life. It’s indulging in the little luxuries. It’s rediscovering fun. Above all, it’s a place where authentic experiences are king. Witness the most Instagrammable oceanside sunsets from our rooftop bar, lounge poolside with the perfect Cuban mojito, or spend the day taking advantage of the touch-controlled blackout blinds in rooms and suites.

Urban Room: $245 per room per night

Resort Room: $270 per room per night

Panoramic Sea King: $405 per room per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access and Breakfast for 1 adult daily.

Complimentary Shuttles To & From Riley – Cairns Convention Centre.

From $245

Shangri-La Hotel The Marina Cairsn

Pier Point Rd, Cairns City

5 Stars | 14 minutes walk

Overlooking Cairns Marlin Marina, this high-end hotel is a 14 minute walk from the Cairns Convention Centre. Contemporary rooms have private balconies, free Wi-Fi and Egyptian cotton linens. Upgraded rooms add sea views, while suites offer access to a club lounge with perks such as complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails. Amenities include an elegant seafront restaurant serves modern Australian food, 2 bars, a 24-hour gym, an outdoor pool and a children’s pool.

Superior Room: $195 per room per night

Superior Sea View Room: $210 per room per night

Pre-Booked Breakfast: $20 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

From $195

Park Regis City Quays

6 Lake St, Cairns City

4 Stars | 5 minutes walk

A 5-minute walk from Cairns Convention Centre, this relaxed hotel is close to everything that makes Cairns a great destination. Relax and unwind in your modern hotel room and apartment – all with individually controlled air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans, internet access, cable TV and most with large balconies. 

Hotel Room: $159 per room per night

1 Bedroom Apartment: $189 per room per night

2 Bedroom Apartment: $269 per room per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

From $159

Mantra Esplanade

53-57 Esplanade, Cairns City

4 Stars | 14 minutes walk

With its prime waterfront location, Mantra Esplanade offers stylish and contemporary accommodation in the heart of the holiday hub of Cairns. The comfortable air-conditioned accommodation has plush, modern interiors and great facilities including Foxtel TV and in-room internet access (fees apply), making it the perfect sanctuary from which to enjoy bustling Cairns. Offering a range of comfortably furnished hotel rooms to spacious one, two and three bedroom suites, Mantra Esplanade’s accommodation caters to a wide range of travellers, with all rooms offering panoramic views of the ocean or city.

Hotel Room – City View: $149 per room per night

Hotel Room – Ocean View: $220 per room per night

1 Bedroom Apartment – City View: $185 per room per night

1 Bedroom Apartment – Ocean View: $260 per room per night

2 Bedroom Apartment – City View: $310 per room per night

 Pre-Booked Breakfast: $25 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

Minimum stay of 3 nights.

From $149

Mantra Trilogy

101-105 Esplanade, Cairns City 

4. Stars | 17 minutes walk

A 17 minute walk to the conference, the relaxed, airy rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as minifridges, tea and coffeemaking facilities, and balconies; some with sea views. The 1- to 3-bedroom apartments add kitchens, open-plan living/dining areas and washer/dryers. Room service is available. Staying at this Cairns resort means kicking back on your balcony and enjoying the stunning views of the tropical far north.

Hotel Room: $133 per room per night

1 Bedroom Apartment: $178 per room per night

2 Bedroom Apartment: $260 per room per night

 3 Bedroom Apartment: $366 per room per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

Pre-Booked Breakfast: $23 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

Minimum stay of 3 nights.

From $133

Hides Hotel Cairns

87 Lake St, Cairns City 

3.5 Stars | 11 minutes walk

A 17 minute walk to the conference, Hides Hotel Cairns is the only accommodation in Cairns that combines unbeatable location and value pricing in a building that plays a pivotal part in the Cairns local history. Down-to-earth rooms with shared or en suite bathrooms feature Wi-Fi (fee), flat-screen TVs, mini fridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Some have bunk beds and wet bars. Amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, a 24-hour business centre and shared verandas overlooking the street.

Premium King: $115 per room per night

Premium King Plus: $125 per room per night

Premium Triple: $145 per room per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

Pre-Booked Breakfast: $10 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

From $115

Book Your Accommodation

Reap the benefits of booking with the Congress Managers

Accommodation Conditions

CancellationRates:

Rates quoted are:

  • Per room per night
  • In Australian Dollars and inclusive of 10% Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Subject to availability
  • Based on single/double/twin occupancy

The negotiated rates are valid up to 30 working days prior to the Congress start date or until sold out. After this, accommodation is subject to availability and  rates may be subject to  increase.

The Congress Managers have negotiated the most favourable rates available at this time, the rates may increase at any time without notice (including changes in Government taxes or levies); the Congress Managers will endeavour to notify of any changes in rates or accommodation inclusions.

Deposit

A minimum of one night deposit of the room rate is to be paid at time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Your hotel booking is unable to be confirmed until the deposit payment is received.
The balance of your hotel account for all nights booked and any incidental charges (less the deposit paid to the Congress Managers) will be payable to the hotel at the time of check-out.
NB: Please contact the Congress Managers if you wish to pay in full prior to arrival.

Room Configurations

Hotel rooms
Single (SGL): A single occupancy room with one bed
Double (DBL): A double occupancy room with one bed
Twin (TWN): A double occupancy room with two beds

Apartments
Studio Room: A room with either one double bed OR two single beds with a combined bedroom and living area.
1 Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with one double bed.
2 Bedroom Apartment: An apartment with one double and two single beds.

Please note bedding configurations are subject to hotel availability.

Check in:

As per standard hotel policies and procedures delegates will be required to provide credit card details upon check-in.  This is to cover any incidental charges incurred during your stay and all remaining unpaid room nights.

The hotel will place a pre-authorisation hold on your credit card for an amount which covers all unpaid accommodation nights reserved plus a daily amount for incidental charges. If you will be settling your accommodation account and incidentals by cash you will still be asked to provide your credit card for guarantee at the time of check-in. Please note the daily incidental charge may vary across the listed hotels.

Late Arrivals / No Shows

Please indicate when you register, or notify the Congress Managers in writing, if you will arrive at your hotel after 1800 hours.  Failure to do so may result in your room being treated as a no-show and being released.

Check in / check out times

Check-in time for most hotels is 1500 hours and check-out time is 1000 hours.  Should you wish to guarantee your check-in before 1500 hours, you will need to pre-book and pay for the previous night.  If you wish to guarantee a late check-out you will need to book for the next night.

Mantra Esplanade and Mantra Trilogy

  • A full cancellation charge of the booking will apply to cancelled bookings made after Friday, 14th February 2020.
  • A full cancellation charge of the booking will also apply if you do not arrive on the date you are booked to check in.
  • All cancellations and changes to your reservation must be made in writing to the Congress Managers.

Shang-ri La Cairns 

  • A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will apply for cancelled bookings after Friday, 14th February 2020.
  • A full cancellation charge of the booking will apply if you cancel your booking 3 days prior to the arrival.
  • A full cancellation charge of the booking will also apply if you do not arrive on the date you are booked to check in.

Other Hotels

  • A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will apply for cancelled bookings after Friday, 14th February 2020.
  • A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will also apply if you do not arrive on the date you are booked to check in.
  • All cancellations and changes to your reservation must be made in writing to the Congress Managers.

Non-arrival / no show

In the event of a non-arrival when one night deposit has been paid, your room will be held until the following morning (1100 hours) and your one night’s deposit will be retained by the hotel as a cancellation charge. In the event of a non-arrival when full pre-payment is made for the entire stay, your room will be held for each night booked and you will not be entitled to any refund.