Our Accommodation specialists have secured rooms at a selection of recommended hotels surrounding the Conference venue, with discounted rates exclusively for attendees of the Conference.

The Conference falls over busy dates for the city of Sydney so we encourage you to book early to secure your room. 

Why book through the Conference Managers? 

  • Access specially negotiated discounted rates at preferred hotels 
  • Flexibility to change or cancel your booking at any time up to 15 working days prior to Conference start date
  • One night’s room rate deposit is all you pay to secure your booking 
  • Your deposit is fully refundable up to 15 working days prior to Conference start date
  • Wi-fi included in room rates


Group Bookings:

If your organisation would like to make a group booking of 10 rooms or please complete the Group Booking Request Form and email a copy to the Conference Managers.

Hotel bookings are no longer available via the online registration form.

Should you wish to make a new booking or make changes to an existing booking, please contact the hotel directly by using the contact form below.

Accommodation Options

*All room rates are listed in Australian Dollars.

Hyatt Regency Sydney

161 Sussex Street, Sydney

4.5 Stars | 10 minutes walk

Located adjacent to Darling Harbour in Sydney’s CBD,  this hotel connects to Pyrmont Bridge allowing for easy walking access to ICC Sydney. With modern décor and deluxe amenities, the hotel has exciting dining experiences for every guest with the The Sailmaker restaurant and the rooftop bar, Zephyr which has stunning views over Darling Harbour. Reception and room service is available 24 hours.

City View Room: A$350 per room per night *includes breakfast for 1*

Harbour View Room: A$410 per room per night *includes breakfast for 1*

Pre-Booked Breakfast: A$25 per person per night for any additional guests

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

From $350

PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

150 Day Street, Sydney

4.5 Stars | 9 minutes walk

This modern, upscale hotel is ideally located just a 5 minute walk to the ICC Sydney. The hotel offers Complimentary Wi-Fi access and it’s casual-chic rooms feature minibars, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities.Room service is available 24 hours and hotel facilities include a gym, an airy buffet restaurant and a sleek bistro/lounge bar ABODE.

Superior Room: A$350  per room per night

Darling Harbour Room: A$385 per room per night

Pre-Booked Breakfast: A$10 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

From $350

Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour

17 Little Pier Street, Darling Harbour

4.5 Stars | 10 minutes walk

Opposite the Chinese Garden of Friendship in south Darling Harbour, this modern hotel’s warm rooms provide Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, in addition to desks, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Room service is available 24/7. There’s a cafe, an indoor pool, a fitness room and a guest lounge.

Standard Room: A$329 per room per night

Pre-Booked Breakfast: A$20 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

From $329

Holiday Inn Darling Harbour

68 Harbour Street, Darling Harbour

4 Stars | 11 minutes walk

In a converted wool store in the central neighbourhood of Haymarket, this modern hotel is a 12-minute walk to ICC Sydney straight through Darling Harbour. The hotel offers Complimentary Wi-Fi access. Rooms feature flat-screen TVs plus minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Room service is available.

Standard Room: A$289 per room per night

Pre-Booked Breakfast: A$25 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

From $289

Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour, Serviced Apartments

243 Pyrmont Street, Darling Harbour

4 Stars | 10 minutes walk

Set in a grand 19th-century building, this polished hotel lies a 13 minute walk from the ICC Sydney. The modern units feature flat-screen TVs, kitchenettes or full kitchens, and living and dining areas. All also have washer/dryers. Amenities include a coffee shop, an indoor pool and a sauna, as well as exercise facilities. Breakfast can also be charged-back from Olivios Restaurant Darling Harbour.

Studio Room: A$289 per room per night

One Bedroom Apartment: A$307 per room per night

Two Bedroom Apartment: A$575 per room per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access

From $289

Breakfree on George, Serviced Apartments

53 George Street, Sydney

4 Stars | 15 minutes walk

This newly renovated property is located on George Street in Sydney’s CBD, close to transport and Chinatown. ICC is a 15 minute walk from the hotel, and the tram to ICC is a just 3 minute walk away, just 2 stops from the convention centre. With art deco style interiors, this is a serviced apartment hotel with spacious rooms and kitchenette facilities. Reception is 24 hours and room service is available during limited hours.

Studio King Room: A$285 per room per night

One Bedroom Suite: A$325 per room per night

Two Bedroom Apartment: A$445 per room per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

From $285

Metro Aspire Hotel

383 – 389 Bulwara Road, Ultimo

3.5 Stars | 16 minutes walk

Set in the inner-city suburb of Ultimo, this recently refurbished hotel is a 14 minute walk from Central Station and a 15 minute walk from Darling Harbour. Warm, relaxed rooms offer Wi-Fi (complimentary) and flat-screen TVs, as well as minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Breakfast and room service is avaiable at the hotel. Parking is available for a surcharge.

Premier Room:A$240 per room per night

Pre-Booked Breakfast: A$20 per person per night

Inclusions: Wi-Fi access 

From $240

Alternate Accommodation

Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour 

12 Darling Drive, Sydney NSW 2000

5 Stars | 1 minute walk

Set in Darling Harbour, facing the city’s centre this newly opened hotel is just a 1 minute walk from the ICC, its stylish and sophisticated rooms offer flat-screen TVs, mini-bar, coffee and tea making facilities as well as writing desks and Wi-Fi. Breakfast and room service are both available as well as parking for a surcharge.

Metropolis delegates can receive 10% off the flexible rate of the day from 30 October to 2 November 2018

To Book: Simply contact the hotel reservations team on 02 8388 8888 or and quote “Metropolis2018”.

10% off

E-mail to book

Alternative Accommodation

Should you wish to book alternative accommodation, the Congress Managers recommend booking securely through

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Accommodation Terms & Conditions


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 Conference start date or until sold out. After this, accommodation is subject to availability and  rates may be subject to  increase.

The Conference 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 Conference Managers will endeavour to notify of any changes in rates or accommodation inclusions.


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 Conference Managers) will be payable to the hotel at the time of check-out.
NB: Please contact the Conference 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

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 Conference 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.



Cancellation Policy

  • A cancellation charge of one night’s accommodation rate will apply for cancelled bookings after Monday 15th October 2018.
  • 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 Conference 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.