Delegates are to organise their own accommodation for their stay in Hobart. Below you will find a list of recommended accommodation providers.

Please Book Early! As the conference is being held at peak school holiday time, we strongly recommend that delegates book their accommodation as early as possible so as not to be disappointed.

The rates listed below are special rates available to ACSW 2006 conference delegates only. To access these rates, please mention that you are attending the ACSW 2006 conference when booking.

Last Minute Bookings. For your last minute accommodation bookings refer to our conference partner Andrew Jones Travel.

Map: You might want to download this map of central Hobart (Adobe PDF format) to help you locate the various accommodation providers.

Wrest Point Hotel Motel    - 

The conference will be held in the Wrest Point Convention Centre, which is situated on the spectacular shores of the Derwent River in Sandy Bay. The Wrest Point venue is 2.5 kms from the city centre, and has views of Mount Wellington and the Derwent River. Rates (room only, per night, inclusive of GST):

  • Tower Rooms $165.00 per room
  • Water Edge Room $140.00 per room
  • Mountain Side Room $120.00

Clydesdale Manor   

Perfectly positioned in Tasmania’s premier harbour side suburb of Sandy Bay and within 500 metres of the conference venue, Clydesdale Manor is also in very close proximity to the University of Tasmania, numerous restaurants and Sandy Bay’s exclusive shopping precinct while Battery Point and the CBD are less than 2 kms away. Rates (room +gourmet breakfast, per night, inclusive of GST):

Woolmers Inn   

Fully equipped self contained apartments just minutes away from the conference venue, historic Battery Point, Salamanca Market and Hobart CBD. Rates (room only, per night, inclusive of GST):

Motel 429    - 

Ideally situated only a few hundred metres from the conference venue, overlooking the beautiful Derwent River in picturesque Sandy Bay and within minutes of Hobart’s City Centre. Rates (room only, per night, inclusive of GST):

  • Deluxe Queen Water View $155.00
  • Deluxe Queen Room $140.00
  • Standard /Twin Room $115.00

Mayfair Plaza Motel    

In the heart of the Sandy Bay Shopping and dining precinct. Just minutes away from the Wrest Point Casino and Convention Centre, Salamanca market, historic Battery Point, yacht clubs, University of Tasmania and the Hobart CBD.

Blue Hills Motel & Serviced Apartments    

The Best Western Blue Hills Motel offers convenient and comfortable accommodation....only a stroll away from every attraction in the city of Hobart.

University of Tasmania College Accommodation

Situated at the top of College Road in Sandy Bay. The three colleges are set amidst natural bush land and command sweeping views of the City of Hobart, Sandy Bay and the Derwent River, with Hobart's Mount Wellington as an impressive backdrop. (Download the campus map in PDF format)

The University Colleges are a 15 minute walk to Wrest Point Conference Centre, the venue for the conference. The lively Sandy Bay shopping precinct is also a 15 minute walk and 30 minutes to Hobart City with its world acclaimed and charming Salamanca Market, historic Battery Point and the Hobart waterfront. Regular metropolitan bus services provide and easy and affordable link between the University, conference venue and Hobart.

University Apartments

Offers self-catering facilities for in modern fully equipped self-contained kitchens, where residents can cater for their every culinary need. Depending on how many people will be requiring accommodation, our requirement is that an entire apartment is booked for the period of the conference 16 - 19 January 2006. Rates (per apartment - six share - for the three night period of the conference, inclusive of GST):

  • $900 per apartment

Christ College

Christ College is the oldest tertiary foundation in Australia, dating back to 1846. Christ College is currently being refurbished to provide state of the art accommodation and facilities. Rates (inclusive of GST):

  • $55 per night fully catered
  • $35 per night non catered (please note there are no cooking facilities available)

John Fisher College

Established in 1963 and built by the Catholic Church and its community.. John Fisher is being extensively refurbished in 2005 and provides state of the art accommodation and facilities. Rates (inclusive of GST):

  • $55 per night fully catered
  • $35 per night non catered (please note there are no cooking facilities available)

For all University accommodation bookings and enquiries, visit or email


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