2006 Convention Accomodation

If you have any questions or need assistance in arranging accommodation, please contact: Email convention@skeptics.com.au Phone (03) 9378 4414

NEARBY HOTELS

The following hotels have been found to be near the venue. The event organizers have no connection to these venues and have not thoroughly researched each facility. The information that follows is intended to help you narrow your search and is about places to stay that are close to the museum.

THE HOTEL WINDSOR At the top end of town, and venue for the convention dinner. MENTION THAT YOU ARE ATTENDING THE CONVENTION FOR A SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNT IN ACCOMMODATION RATES ! http://www.thewindsor.com.au/index.html 103-115 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Telephone (03) 9633 6000 Facsimile (03) 9633 6001 Email: reservations@thewindsor.com.au Reservations: (03) 9633 6002 toll free reservations: (1800) 033 100

THE CARLTON CLOCK TOWER http://www.clocktower.com.au/ Carlton Clocktower Apartments Shop 27 255 Drummond Street Carlton, VIC 3053 Phone: (03) 9349 9700 Fax: (03) 9349 2542 Email: info@clocktower.com.au

THE METRO HOTEL http://metroinns.com.au/html/locations/page3.html 133 Jolimont Road, Melbourne, VIC 3002 Tel: (03) 9663 4321 Fax:(03) 9650 1833 Toll Free Reservations: 1800 00 4321 Email: reservations@metrohg.com

THE TRAVEL INN http://www.the-travel-inn.com.au/location.html The Travel-Inn Hotel Corner Grattan & Drummond Streets Melbourne, VIC, 3053 Ph: (03) 9347 7922 Free Call: 1800 625 357 Fax: (03) 9347 1424 email: res@travelinn.net.au

BUDGET ACCOMMODATION

The following link takes you to a selection of Back Packers’ accommodation in Melbourne.

http://www.bcl.com.au/melbourne/melbournebackpackers.htm

Our pick is THE NUNNERY*: Located across the street from the museum, The Nunnery is the closest of accommodation available. It is back packer accommodation but a quick visit from the organizers found it to be quaint and clean. Phone 1800032635.

http://reservations.bookhostels.com/brisbanecitylife.com.au/hostel.php?HostelNumber=940&SubID=melbourne

These urls will guide you to many Hotels, Motels and Backpackers in Melbourne.

http://www.wotif.com/Search.jsp?region=1758&stlcmpid=953&utm_source=Google+Adwords&utm_medium=CPC&utm_term=Melbourne+accommodation&utm_campaign=Melbourne

http://www.ozhotels.com.au/

http://www.holidaycity.com/melbournehotels/

http://www.hotelclub.net/hotel.reservations/Melbourne.htm

http://melbourne.hotel.com.au/Melbourne/

http://melbourne.citysearch.com.au/section/visitor-guide/

http://www.bcl.com.au/melbourne/accom.htm

BUDGET ACCOMMODATION, FITZROY and CARLTON

The neighbourhoods north east of the city centre boast lovely Victorian terrace houses; the ambience ranges from the alternative feel of Brunswick Street in Fitzroy to the Italian restaurants of Lygon Street, Carlton. The main attractions here include Melbourne Museum (Conference Venue) and the Exhibition Buildings in Carlton Gardens.

CARLTON COLLEGE HOSTEL 97 Drummond Street, Carlton Bus 200, 201, 203, 207, 250, 251, 253, 402 Tel (03) 9664 0664 or 1800 066 551

THE HUB 70-72 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy Tram 96 Tel (03) 9419 4839

THE NUNNERY (*see earlier note) 116 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy Tram 96 Tel (03) 9419 8637 or 1800 032 635

BUDGET ACCOMMODATION – CITY CENTRE & NORTH MELBOURNE

The city centre is close to all the action and is handy for transport connections to other parts of Melbourne. A lot of Melbourne’s hostels are clustered around Queen Victoria Market, which includes a few north of Victoria Street in North Melbourne.

ALL NATIONS 2 Spencer Street, Melbourne Bus 232, 238; Tram City Circle, 12, 48, 70, 75, 96, 109, 112; Train Spencer Street Tel (03) 9620 1022 or 1800 222 238

BEV & MICK’S BACKPACKERS 312 Victoria Street, Melbourne Bus 546; Tram 55, 57 Tel (03) 9329 7156

CARLTON HOTEL 197 Bourke Street, Melbourne Bus 250,251,253,350,479; Tram 1,3,5,6,8,16,22,64,67,72,86,96 Tel (03) 9650 2734

CHAPMAN GARDENS YHA 76 Chapman Street, North Melbourne Bus 402, 479; Tram 55, 57, 59, 68 Tel (03) 9328 3595

CITY SCENE BACKPACKERS 361 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne Bus 546; Tram 55 Tel (03) 9348 9525

COURT HOUSE HOTEL 86 Errol Street, North Melbourne Tram 57 Tel (03) 9329 5394

ELEPHANT BACKPACKERS 250 Flinders Street, Melbourne Bus 235, 237, 238, 253, 350, 479; Tram City Circle, 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 19, 22, 48, 57, 59, 64, 67, 68, 70, 72, 75; Train Flinders Street Tel (03) 9654 2616

ELIZABETH HOSTEL LEVEL 1, 490-494 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Tram 19, 57, 59, 68; Train Melbourne Central Tel (03) 9663 1685

EXFORD HOTEL 199 Russell Street, Melbourne Bus 200, 201, 203, 207, 241, 250; Tram 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 22, 64, 67, 72, 86, 96 Tel (03) 9663 2697

FLINDERS STATION BACKPACKERS 35 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Bus 235, 237, 253, 350; Tram City Circle, 11, 12, 19, 31, 42, 48, 57, 59, 68, 70, 75, 109, 112; Train Flinders Street Tel (03) 9620 5100

GLOBAL BACKPACKERS 238 Victoria Street, Melbourne Tram 19, 55, 57, 59, 68; Train Melbourne Central Tel (03) 9328 3728

HOTEL BAKPAK 167 Franklin Street, Melbourne Bus 220, 232; Tram 19, 57, 59, 68; Train Melbourne Central Tel (03) 9329 7525

Melbourne Connection 205 King Street, Melbourne Bus 216, 219, 684; Tram 55, 70, 86, 96; Train Spencer Street Tel (03) 9642 4464

Melbourne International Backpackers 450 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Tram 19, 57, 59, 68; Train Melbourne Central Tel (03) 9662 4066

MELBOURNE METRO YHA 78 Howard Street, North Melbourne Bus 402, 546; Tram 55, 57 Tel (03) 9329 8599

SPENCER STREET CENTRAL (SPENCER HOTEL) 475 Spencer Street, West Melbourne Train Spencer Street; Tram City Circle Tel 1800 638 108

STORK HOTEL 504 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Tel (03) 9663 6237

THE FRIENDLY BACKPACKER 197 King Street, Melbourne Bus 216, 219, 684; Tram 55, 70, 86, 96; Train Spencer Street Tel (03) 9670 1111 or 1800 671 115

THE GREENHOUSE BACKPACKER 228 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Bus 235, 237, 238, 253, 350; Tram City Circle, 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 16, 19, 22, 31, 42, 48, 57, 59, 64, 67, 68, 70, 72, 75, 109, 112; Train Flinders Street Tel (03) 9639 6400 or 1800 249 207

TOAD HALL 441 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Tram 19, 57, 59, 68; Train Melbourne Central Tel (03) 9600 9010

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