Travel & Accommodation


Crowne Plaza

Accommodation has been secured for Symposium delegates at very competitive rates at the Symposium Venue: Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach Sydney, Australia.

Known as ‘Sydney’s Seaside Village’ Coogee Beach is just a few kilometres from the centre of Sydney. Located opposite the beach, Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel offers modern, up-to-date rooms in a beautiful beachside location. All guest rooms have high-speed broadband internet to keep guests connected, 32 inch flat screen TV’s and on demand movies for your entertainment.

Coogee is surrounded by one of the East Coast’s most breathtaking beaches and headlands and embraces a relaxed, casual setting. Its location makes it convenient to play a round of golf at one of the many courses nearby, do a little shopping, watch the cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground, catch a football game at The Sydney Football Stadium or even place a bet at the world-famous Royal Randwick racecourse.

The hotel has two restaurants and two bars, all offering stunning ocean views. The bluesalt restaurant & bar is a favourite of both locals and regular guests. Downstairs in oceans bar, there is no better place to eat, drink and chill out. Share an evening cocktail or wood-fired pizza at Coogee Beach’s newest venue.

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

Please note bedding configurations are subject to hotel availability.

Hotel Room Type Room Only Rate Bed and Breakfast Rate SGL Bed and Breakfast Rate DBL/TWN
Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach Sydney
(4.5 Star)
Ocean View Room SGL/DBL/TWN $215.00 $240.00 $265.00
Standard Room SGL/DBL/TWN $175.00 $200.00 $225.00

Please Note: 

  • Click on the hotel name to view fact sheet
  • The above rates include the Australian Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Rates may increase without notice due to changes in government charges, taxes or levies
  • Room only rates do not include breakfast
  • Bed and breakfast rates include full buffet breakfast
  • A minimum one night’s deposit must be paid or credit card details given at time of booking to guarantee reservation

Rooms are being held by the Symposium Managers on behalf of the delegates until 2nd June 2010. All hotel accommodation bookings must be accompanied by a minimum one night’s room rate or credit card details in order to secure a reservation. The Symposium Managers will accept accommodation deposits up until 2nd June 2010 and will settle the deposit with the hotel. Delegates must settle the balance of their account with the hotel concerned upon check out.

Late bookings can be made through the Symposium Managers after 2nd June 2010 but are subject to availability and credit card details are required to secure the reservation. One night’s room rate will be deducted from the supplied card, by the hotel, if the reservation is cancelled or the delegate fails to arrive on the specified date.

How to book Accommodation
Accommodation can be booked when you complete the online registration form, on the registration page of this website. The Symposium Managers will forward your contact details, reservation and deposit or credit card details to the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach.

Change of Booking
Any change to a reservation must be notified to the Symposium Managers and not directly to the hotel.  Please note that any changes should be made to the Symposium Managers by 16 June 2010. Cancellations must be made in writing.

Late Arrivals
Please indicate when you register, or notify the Symposium Managers in writing if you will arrive at your hotel after 1800 hours, failure to do so may mean that your room will be released.

Check-in and Check-out times
Many international flights arrive into Australia in the early morning. Check-in time at the Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach is 2.00pm and check-out time is 11.00am. Should you wish to guarantee check-in before 2.00pm you will need to pre-book, and pay for the previous night.  If you wish to guarantee a late checkout you will need to book for the next night. These additional nights can be booked at the time of making your reservation. If required please indicate on your registration form.

Hotel Check in Procedures
As per standard hotel policies and procedures delegates will be required to provide a credit card or full cash payment upon check in. This is to cover any incidental charges incurred during your stay and all remaining unpaid room nights, regardless if your booking was guaranteed by a deposit to secure your booking.

The hotel will hold on your credit card, until point of check out, all unpaid accommodation nights reserved plus a daily amount for incidental charges. If you will be settling your accommodation account by cash you will be asked to pre pay for your accommodation in full plus a cash deposit for incidentals. Should you not utilize any incidentals during your stay the cash deposit, for incidentals only, will be refunded to you by the hotel upon check out.

Accommodation Refunds
The deposit is non-refundable at 2 June 2010 and will be forfeited if you do not arrive on the date for which you have booked. Cancellations must be made in writing.