Accomodation


Accommodation

Melbourne Law School has negotiated conference rates for attendees of the International Legal Ethics Conference VIII at a range of hotels and serviced apartments, which are detailed below. Please note that the rates stipulated below are a close estimate but may be subject to change.

Please also note that the law school has not negotiated conference rates for Quest on Finlay Apartments. These options are included on this page for ease of reference.

Hotels

  • The Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

    The Sofitel Melbourne On Collins is located in the heart of the shopping dining and theatre district of Melbourne city centre on the Paris-end of Collins Street named for the areas old world European character and cosmopolitan cultural attractions.

    Location and Travel

    The Sofitel is approximately 30 minutes walking distance (2.2 kilometres) from MLS. Alternatively, a trip by tram involves a 6-minute tram down Collins Street plus a 12-minute tram up Swanson Street and 6-minute walk to MLS. The total travel time to MLS by tram is also likely to be approximately 30 minutes.

    Price

    $280 per night for a Classic Room
    Optional breakfast for $30.00 (if you booked prior to arrival)

    To Book

    Please contact the reservations department on +61 3 9653 0000 or h1902@sofitel.com and reference the booking code ILE061218.

  • Rydges on Swanston

    Rydges on Swanson Melbourne is a 4.5-star hotel with free in-room wifi, a fitness centre and a business centre. It is the closest accommodation to MLS and is also close to Lygon Street restaurants and shops..

    Location and Travel

    Rydges on Swanson is approximately 6 minutes walking distance (400m) from MLS. The CBD is a 15-minute walk down Swanston Street or a short tram ride from the hotel.

    Price

    $209 Standard Twin or Standard King Rooms - Room Only (Single/Double Occupancy)
    Optional Bed and Buffet Breakfast for $20 per person

    To Book

    Bookings can be arranged online here.

  • The Best Western Plus Travel Inn

    The Best Western Plus Travel Inn Carlton is a 4-star hotel located near Lygon Street, Carlton, one of the main streets in the area with a selection of boutiques and eateries.

    Location and Travel

    The Best Western is approximately 12 minutes walking distance (1 kilometre) from MLS. It is located 1.3 kilometres from the CBD (18-minute walk or 7-minute walk plus 7-minute tram down Swanston Street).

    Price

    $155 per night for a standard deluxe room
    Optional breakfast for $10 for the first guest and $15 for the second guest.

    To Book

    Bookings can be arranged by calling 03 9347 7922 or emailing res@travelinn.net.au and asking for the Melbourne University rate.

  • Vibe Hotel Carlton

    Vibe Hotel Carlton is a 4-star hotel located on Royal Parade near Princess Park, a large park with a 3km walking and running path.

    Location and Travel

    Vibe Hotel Carlton is approximately 30 minutes walking distance (2.4 kilometres) from MLS, or alternatively a 10-minute tram ride down Royal Parade. It is located 3.2 kilometres from the CBD (40-minute walk or 5-minute walk plus 12 minutes on the tram down Royal Parade/Elizabeth Street).

    Price

    $145 per night for a King guest room or twin (including breakfast for one; $155 for breakfast for two)

    To Book

    Bookings can be arranged online here by entering the following promo code TH9547912.

  • Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

    Ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments is a 3-star hotel located within walking distance of Lygon Street, Carlton. It is the closest accommodation on offer to Melbourne Central Station and it is a short walk to the Queen Victoria Markets.

    Location and Travel

    Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments is approximately 9 minutes (650 metres) walking distance from MLS. It is located 550 metres from the CBD (7-minute walk or similar by tram).

    Price

    $140 per night for a standard hotel room

    To Book

    Please access the link, type 'Melbourne' into the Destination box and fill in below details.   Alternatively, please contact the call centres or the hotel reservation desk at +61 3 9666 0066 and mention the below details:
    Company Name – International Legal Ethics Conference
    Company code (customer code) – SCP1296302
    Access Code - IN155AU141

  • Arrow on Swanston

    Arrow on Swanston is located on Swanston Street in Melbourne city, surrounded by the city’s top entertainment, tourist attractions and sporting venues.

    Location and Travel

    The Arrow on Swanston is approximately 8 minutes walking distance (650 metres) from MLS.

    Price

    ILEC delegates are entitled to a 17% of discount for any room booked before 31July 2018 for a minimum of three nights. Rooms start from approximately $103 (after discount applied).

    To Book

    Bookings can be arranged by calling +613 9225 9003, emailing reservations@arrowonswanston.com.au and mentioning you are part of the ILEC conference, or by completing the reservation form and emailing to reservations@arrowonswanston.com.au

Apartments

  • Carlton Clocktower Apartments

    Carlton Clocktower Apartments is a 4-star hotel offering a mixture of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments located near Lygon Street, Carlton. Each apartment has laundry facilities. Breakfast packs and pantry shopping service is available.

    Location and Travel

    Carlton Clocktower Apartments is approximately 14 minutes (1 kilometre) walking distance from MLS. It is located 1.4 kilometres from Melbourne Central Station in the CBD (9-minute walk).

    Price

    Approximate prices:
    $142 per night for a Standard Level 1-bedroom (Queen bed)
    $199 per night for a Standard Level 2-bedroom (Queen bed plus either double bed OR two single beds)
    $181 per night for an Executive Level 1-bedroom (King bed)
    $233 per night for an Executive Level 2-bedroom (King bed plus two single beds)

    To Book

    Please contact the property at res@clocktower.com.au and request the UOM-MLSC rate.

  • Quest on Finlay Apartments

    Quest on Finlay Apartments is a 4-star hotel offering 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments located near Lygon Street and the Carlton Gardens. Pantry shopping service is available.

    Location and Travel

    Quest on Finlay Apartments is approximately 12 minutes (1 kilometre) walking distance from MLS. It is located 900 metres from the CBD (12-minute walk down Swanston Street or similar by tram).

    Price

    $165 per night for a 1-bedroom apartment
    $228 per night for a 2-bedroom apartment
    (NOTE: this is the regular price for these rooms and not a conference rate)

    To Book

    Bookings can be arranged online here.

Comparison of Hotels

HOTELRATING DISTANCE TO MLS PRICE (AUD/night)
(approx.)
KEY FEATURE

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

5-star

30-minute walk or two trams

$280

  • Located in the CBD near shopping, fine dining and Fitzroy Gardens

Rydges on Swanston

4-star

5-minute walk

$209

  • Closest to MLS
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre

Best Western Plus Travel Inn Carlton

4-star

12-minute walk

$155/$165

  • Heated Pool
  • Melbourne Conference centre with two multipurpose rooms, high speed Wi-Fi, photocopying and facsimile facilities
  • Guest laundry. Same day dry cleaning

Vibe Hotel Carlton

4-star

30-minute walk or 8-minute tram

$145/$155

  • Located near Princess Park, ideal for cyclists and joggers
  • Babysitting service available

IBIS Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

3-star

9-minute walk

1 bed: $140
2 bed: $140

  • Closest to Melbourne Central Station (CBD)
Arrow on Swanston 3.5-star 8-minute walk $103
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness room
  • Coin-operated laundry

Comparison of Apartments

APARTMENTRATING DISTANCE TO MLS
(approx.)
PRICE (AUD/night)
(approx.)
KEY FEATURE

Carlton Clocktower Apartments

4-star

14-minute walk

1 bed: $142/$181

2 bed: $199/$233

  • Breakfast packs available
  • Pantry Shopping Service
  • Private laundry facilities in each apartment

Quest on Finlay Apartments

4-star

13-minute walk

1 bed: $165

2 bed: $228

  • Near the Carlton Gardens
  • Pantry Shopping Service