Accommodation and Transport

Conference Venue

Crowne Plaza Queenstown
93 Beach Street, Queenstown, New Zealand

Winter is the most magical time to visit Queenstown and as one of the top ski hotels, Crowne Plaza Queenstown is the perfect choice. Crowne Plaza Queenstown sits in the heart of Queenstown, enjoying panoramic views over The Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand's longest lake. Just a very short walk down the road is Steamer Wharf where you will find great dining, bars and entertainment. Alternatively, you can dine in and experience threesixty Restaurant. Our expert chefs use only the freshest produce to create mouth-watering local dishes.


To book a room at the Crowne Plaza or any of the other hotels at our conference rate please click here.

At Crowne Plaza Queenstown hotel, our 139 hotel rooms have been designed to make the most of the beautiful scenery surrounding the hotel. From Lake View Rooms, Balcony View Rooms, Mountain View Rooms and Courtyard View Rooms to our incredible Suite, we have different room types to suit and impress everyone.

From luxurious bedding to spacious accommodation, we know the importance of a great night’s sleep. Every room has its own private balcony or courtyard and many enjoy beautiful views of Lake Wakatipu or The Remarkables. We provide the best facilities to ensure you have everything you need to make the most of your stay. Services include valet parking, business centre, fully equipped fitness centre, guest laundry, ski/bike storage, 24 hour room service and babysitting on request.

Room Rates

This special conference price is available when you register for the conference. It is only available for accommodation from Tuesday 2 July to Friday 5 July.

This rate is available by clicking here.

Accommodation Rates are in New Zealand Dollars

  • Courtyard View Room – Twin: $245 per room, per night
  • Mountain View Room – King: $265 per room, per night
  • Balcony View Room – King: $285 per room, per night
Check-In | Check-Out

Check-In Time: 3PM
Check-Out Time: 11AM
Late Check Out Available


Crowne Plaza Queenstown offers a valet parking service only at the hotel which does incur a fee per night. Simply leave your keys with the Concierge Team and one of our Concierges will park your vehicle for you.



Alternative Accommodation Options

A room at one of the following hotels can be booked through our conference website. Click here.

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

7-minute walk to conference venue

Centrally located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, treat yourself to 4-star tranquillity at Novotel Queenstown Lakeside. Located on the shores of Lake Wakatipu in the midst of the local fine dining precinct, and just 15-minutes from the airport, Novotel Queenstown Lakeside is the ideal base for your Queenstown adventure.

Room Rates
Standard Room: $270 per room, per night



Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown

6 minute drive to conference venue

Swiss-Belsuites Pounamu Queenstown is 5-Star Qualmark accommodation in Queenstown, offering uninterrupted views of Lake Wakatipu. Located, just 10 minute stroll from town centre our spacious Apartments and Studio Rooms, provide comfort and warmth, privacy and spacious living. Take advantage of our complimentary WiFi and, free underground car parking allows for convenient access to the Apartment with secure ski/golf storage lockers included.

Room Rates
Alpine Studio: $195 per room, per night



Kamana Lakehouse

3-minute drive to conference venue

Kamana Lakehouse is a high altitude, inspiring place of elegant comfort, and the perfect setting to immerse yourself in iconic views. Our boutique accommodation is the perfect retreat while you discover the adventure capital of the world.

Room Rates
Kamana King Room: $281 per room, per night



The Heritage Hotel Queenstown

7-minute drive - to conference venue

The vistas from Heritage Queenstown are awe-inspiring - soak in the view of the towering Remarkables mountain range, rising from the rippling waters of Lake Wakatipu from the comfort of the hotel. Crafted from centuries-old schist stone and cedar, this comfortable and sophisticated Queenstown hotel is the perfect place to mix business and pleasure.

Room Rates
Deluxe Room: $264 per room, per night
Deluxe Family Room: $294 per room, per night



Queenstown Airport Transport Options

International flights operate between Queenstown and four Australian destinations - Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast. Flights are provided by Air New ZealandJetstarQantas and Virgin Australia.

Queenstown Airport is located 10 minutes' drive from the town centre, in the suburb of Frankton.


The Orbus services all major hotels and motels every 15 minutes including Queenstown Airport. The fare to downtown Queenstown is $10 for adults and takes approximately 25 minutes. Reservations are not required. Tickets are available from the driver.


shuttle is a cost effective way to travel into the centre of the town from the airport, approximately $10 per person. Discounts apply if two or more people are travelling together. Shuttles are normally shared with other passenger groups. The journey can take up to 30 minutes at peak traffic times or when there are several drop-offs along the way.


Travelling by taxi takes approximately 15 minutes and the price range is $45 - $55 to the centre of town. If you’re travelling to the airport by taxi, make sure you allow plenty of time.

Car rental

Major rental car companies operate from the terminal building. Bookings are strongly recommended.