Accommodation

Staying around Hobart?

The conference venue is in New Town on the main bus route between Moonah and the city. Close accommodation options include North Hobart, West Hobart and Moonah.

Inquiries

For inquiries, including camping and billeting (both as host and guest) please email Margaret Steadman: 

Email us for accommodation enquires 

Billeting?

Why not offer your couch or spare room? A great opportunity to make meaningful connections with like minded folk.

Some options…

Basic Camping

A  limited number of basic camping options are offered in the adjoining community garden and in the hall at the Kickstart Arts Centre next door to the conference venue. Please note there are no showers.

Hotels and B and B’s
  • Bayview Villas Apartments, 34 Poets Road, West Hobart,
    One Bedroom Harbour View — $140 – $150
  • Belton Apartments, 14 Belton Street, South Hobart,
    The Studio — $165-$200
  • Bendall’s Heritage B&B, 80 New Town Rd, New Town,
    Twin share (easy bus or walk) — $125
  • Best Western Hobart, 156 Bathurst Street,
    Superior Queen Room — $169, Executive Queen Room — $179
  • Central City Backpacker , 138 Collins Street,
    Private room (Shared Bathroom) — $34-$55
  • City Heritage Hotel , 172 Macquarie Street,
    Corporate Single Room — $95, Studio — $115
  • Edinburgh Gallery Bed and Breakfast, 211 Macquarie Street
    Twin Room (Shared Bathroom) — $69, Queen Room (Shared Bathroom) — $79
  • Harringtons 102, 102 Harrington Street,
    Small Double Room — $79, Standard Double Room— $89
  • Hobart Hostel, 41 Barrack St,
    Varied rates (mixed dorm – private ensuite)—$26 -97
  • Hotel Central Cafe Bar, 73 Collins Street,
    Double Room — $105
  • Hobart Apartments, Lutana, One and two bedrooms, sleeps 6 from -$130 for 2 bedrooms.
  • Martin Cash Motel, 238 Main Rd Glenorchy,
    Twin share: on direct bus route — 108
  • Mayfair Plaza Hotel, 236 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay
    Standard Double Room — $120
  • Mercure Hadleys Hotel, 34 Murray Street
    Standard Double Room — $125
  • Moonah Central Apartments  3-4 bedrooms sleeps 6,  $270 (1 km from venue)
  • Motel Mayfair on Cavell, 17-19 Cavell Street,
    Standard Queen Room (two guests) or Standard Triple Room (2 to 4 guests) — $130 – $150
  • Quality Hobart  Midcity Hotel, Corner Elizabeth & Bathurst Street,
    Studio — $115 Standard Double Room— $125
  • Quest Waterfront Apartments, 3 Brooke Street,
    Suite — $165
  • St Ives Motel & Apartments, 67 St Georges Terrace, Battery Point,
    Studio Double — $119
  • The Lodge on Elizabeth, 249 Elizabeth Street,
    Double Room —$155 – $175
  • Travelodge Hobart, 167 Macquarie Street,
    Budget Queen Room— $139

Alternative local accommodation: Airbnb.www airbnb.com
eg Private rooms, New Town $60, Bnb, New Town $113, Self-contained apartment, West Hobart $129

Info updated 13 January 2014.
These are suggestions and the committee takes no responsibility.