APLAR-ARA 2019 has negotiated hotels in Brisbane to offer delegates the best accommodation rates.

Advantages of booking with congress hotels:

  • All hotels are congress-approved
  • Negotiated preferential and competitive rates
  • Personalised service and support prior, during and after the event

Rydges South Bank

Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The luxury accommodation is in a prime location at the heart of Brisbane’s entertainment precinct. With direct access to the congress venue, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) and on the doorstep of the South Bank Parklands, Rydges South Bank Brisbane holds prime position to explore local attractions. It is moments away from the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), and the Brisbane CBD which is only a short river crossing away.

2 minute walk to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Superior room: AUD 249
Spacious rooms with one queen bed and large picture window. Many offer views overlooking Mt Coot-tha and the cosmopolitan village of West End.

Queen room: AUD 229
Spacious rooms with one queen bed and a private walkout balcony.

Rydges is very heavily booked and now only taking booking enquiries directly, in order to enquire on availability and rate please contact the reservations team on the below details:

P: 07 3364 0800
E: [email protected]

Mantra South Bank

161 Grey Street, South Bank QLD

Mantra South Bank is a short walk from the congress venue, the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and offers a studios, and self-contained one bedroom apartments. Then there’s the heated lap pool and fully equipped gym, not to mention the celebrated Stone Restaurant and Bar with a menu Brisbane raves about right next to the lobby!

Mantra South Bank, Brisbane is approximately 30 mins from Brisbane Airport with train and bus stations on your doorstep.

3 minute walk to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Studio apartment: AUD 219
Your gallery style kitchenette features sleek granite bench tops and gives you the convenience of a microwave and sink. Keep in touch with in-room internet access and direct dial ISDN phone. Whether you’re visiting Mantra South Bank for a fun weekend, a business engagement, to see a show or any of the other nearby attractions, the Studio Apartment will suit your needs perfectly with mini bar, climate controlled air-conditioning and in-house movies. Maximum 2 people.

One bedroom apartment: AUD 269
Enjoy modern furnishings and spacious living areas. Your kitchen is complete with stylish granite bench tops, stainless steel appliances, cook-top, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. Mantra South Bank One Bedroom Apartments are perfect for business guests, pleasure seekers or those travelling for any other reason you’ll appreciate the fully stocked mini bar, Wi-Fi internet and laundry facilities. Choose between a king bed or queen bed or two singles. A sofa rollaway bed is available on request and can accommodate a third person. Maximum 3 people (3rd person with the sofa-bed made up).


Hilton Brisbane

190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Hilton Brisbane Guestroom rooms are a modern 32m²/344sq.ft room with a city view, seating area and high-speed internet. Work in comfort at the large desk with ergonomic chair and one King bed. Stretch out on the sofa or re-energize in the modern bathroom featuring a walk in shower (baths are available on request).

17 minute walk to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hilton guestroom: AUD 229

Wake up in this modern guest room with city views and a dedicated seating area. Stay connected with WiFi access (fees apply) or work in comfort at the large desk with ergonomic chair. Stretch out on the sofa or re-energize in the bathroom featuring a walk-in shower.


Mercure Brisbane

85-87 North Quay, Brisbane QLD 4000

With stunning river views and location in the heart of Brisbane CBD, Mercure Brisbane is among the leading hotels for business and holiday travel in the bustling capital of Queensland. Mercure Brisbane is just steps from the CBD with spectacular views of the Brisbane River and Southbank Parklands. The Hotel offers stylish, contemporary accommodation with exceedingly personalised service.

13 minute walk to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Standard room: AUD 155

The Superior Room is your headquarters for comfort! Airconditioned and modern, it features great city views, a private ensuite, in-room movies and a queen bed with a rollaway allowed.


Ibis Brisbane

27-35 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD 4000

Our modern rooms are quiet, soundproof and air-conditioned. Above all, the ibis Sweet Bed is supremely comfortable! Ibis Brisbane has all the key features for a comfortable business or leisure stay. Guests also have access to food and beverage outlets and conference facilities at the neighbouring 4-star Mercure Hotel.

15 minute walk to Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Standard room: AUD 125

Equipped with the new Sweet Bed by ibis bedding, the generous sized rooms offer everything you need for a comfortable stay: queen size beds, large desk area, internet, LCD TV.