Pan Pacific Hotel

South Wharf, 2 Convention Centre Pl, Melbourne VIC 3006

Be it for work or play, let Pan Pacific Melbourne see to your travel needs. Ideally located on South Wharf along the Yarra River, our luxury hotel is the perfect base to discover this vibrant city.

Deluxe King

Against a wonderful backdrop of Port Philip Bay, our Deluxe Room features an ensuite bathroom with a shower and a bathtub. Room Size:38sqm (409sq-ft)

$289 per night (room only) – Wifi included

Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

7 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Mid-scale hotel for business or family trips - New playground to meet, dine, shop and stay. The newly built four star Novotel Melbourne South Wharf stands proudly in one of Melbourne's oldest locations, the historic South Wharf promenade. The hotel is complemented with direct access to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC), the Southern Hemisphere's largest meeting space. All rooms and suites feature modern and thoughtfully designed bathrooms with walk-in showers and back-lit mirrors.

Standard Queen

Featuring floor to ceiling windows with views across the city or towards Port Philip Bay. Each Superior room has a King Bed. Bathrooms feature walk-in shower & Fair trade sugar cane amenities.

$245 per night (room only) – Wifi included

Best Western

16 Spencer St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Best Western is like a family home that welcomes travellers. Our 114 bedroom hotel, set across 5 storeys, is your quaint inner city home away from home that offers comfort and convenience all on a cost-effective budget.

Shoe Box

As comfortable as it is compact, the Shoebox Room provides all the amenities and features you need at a price you can afford. Ideal for a single person looking for a one night stay hotel, but equally as suitable for two people.

$140 per night (room only)

Pensione Twin

Best Western Hotel prides itself on offering double rooms that are cleaned to the highest of standards and are loaded with features that will make you feel right at home.

$155 per night (room only) – Wifi included

Oaks on Collins

480 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Overlooking rows of mature elm trees and some of Victoria’s most classic architecture, the 4.5 star Oaks on Collins is fashioned on New York-style living and stretches 20 floors up, providing uninterrupted access to the business, shopping and entertainment precincts that lie below.

Studio Executive

Our selection of stylishly appointed Studio Executives offer scenic views of lively Collins St or private balconies overlooking St James Lane. Rooms are also equipped with full kitchens, LCD TVs, Foxtel and Internet access. Includes 30 minutes continuous use of FREE INTERNET per day.

$180 per night (room only) – Wifi included

Aria Apartments

285 City Rd, Southbank VIC 3006

The ‘Your Style’ range offers 4 star, self-rated long or short stay accommodation. Our rooms boast stylish and modern interiors and are the perfect home away from home for our guests. Our seamless delivery of service excellence ensures our guests experience a stay that exceeds their needs and expectations. We surprise and delight our guests with our service and shared knowledge that help create unforgettable memories.

One Bedroom

Open plan 1 bed apartment with King and/or Queen Size bed. Bedroom area is separated by a sliding glass door. Perfect for singles or couples. Unlimited Wi-fi 48m2

$169 per night (room only); Saturday $189 (room only) – Wifi included

Two Bedroom One Bath

Perfect for a family or group. Our well-appointed, bright, airy and spacious Style Two Bed 1 Bath Apartment comprises two separate bedrooms, 1 bath room, kitchen, dining area and open lounge with study area. This apartment caters specifically for 2 to 4 people. For additional guest, a rollaway bed can be arranged ($45 charge per night applies). Unlimited Wi-fi 75m2

$249 per night (room only) – Wifi included

Two Bedroom Two Bath

Popular with corporate guests or couples travelling as a pair, our spacious Executive Two Bed and Two Bath Apartment comfortably accommodates up to four guests, featuring 2 bedrooms & two bathrooms + open plan living area with study. This apartment caters specifically for 2 to 4 people. For additional guest, a rollaway bed can be arranged ($45 charge per night applies). Unlimited Wi-fi 85m2

$279 per night (room only) – Wifi included

Three Bedroom Two Bath

Our well-appointed, bright, airy and spacious Executive 3 Bedroom + 2 Bath Apartment features separate living and sleeping areas, two bathrooms, powder room, large open plan living area with study area. This apartment caters specifically for 3 to 7 people. For additional guest, a rollaway bed can be arranged ($45 charge per night applies). Unlimited Wi-fi 100m2

$359 per night (room only) – Wifi included


Accommodation will not be confirmed until payment of the first night is received by Credit Card or full pre-payment is received by Cheque or Electronic Funds Transfer. Your payment will be forwarded to your hotel and credited to your room account. Delegates must settle the balance of their account with the hotel concerned upon check in/out depending on the hotels policy. If accommodation deposits are not received before 12 August 2018 your room will be cancelled and released back to the hotel. The WSDM Accommodation Secretariat does not take responsibility for accommodation if payment is not received by this date.


No accommodation payments will be refunded on or after 2nd January 2019.

Participants who confirm an accommodation booking with a credit card or full pre-payment and who wish to cancel on or after 2 January 2019 are liable for the full cost of their accommodation nights cancelled.

To cancel your reservation, please contact The Accommodation Secretariat at Name changes to a reservation can be made at no charge.

Change of Booking

Any change in booking must be made in writing to The Accommodation Secretariat and NOT directly to the hotel before 2nd January 2019. Any changes received after 2nd January 2019 will be at the hotels discretion and based on availability.

Early Arrival

As check in at most hotels is not until 1400, it is possible that your room may not be ready for immediate occupation on your early arrival. Whilst hotels will do everything possible to accommodate early arrivals, if you wish to be guaranteed immediate occupation you can pay an extra day’s tariff for the night before you are due to arrive. If you wish to take this precaution, please advise the Accommodation Secretariat on the registration form so we can notify the hotel that your room is required early.

Late Arrival

Please indicate if you will arrive at your hotel after 1800. Failure to do so might result in your room being released.


Please direct all accommodation enquiries to:
WSDM19 Accommodation Secretariat
Telephone: +61 (0) 2 9254 5000

  • Start Times

  • Monday 11 February Tutorials and Industry Day
    Commences: 9:00am
  • Tuesday 12 February Welcome to Country Ceremony
    Commences: 8:45am
  • Please arrive and complete your registration prior to these times.