Delegates are advised to contact hotels directly to organise accommodation requirements as the conference organisers have secured discount rates at the following 4.5 star hotels for delegates.

Hotel Grand Chancellor


29 Cameron Street, Launceston

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston is in the centre of town, a stone’s throw from the main shopping area, public gardens, business district and Albert Hall. The 165 elegantly furnished rooms feature private bathrooms and Free Wi Fi internet access; facilities at the HGC include an onsite restaurant, bar, room service, beauty salon and gift shop. It is the ideal base from which to explore all that Launceston has to offer, plus areas close by such as the Cataract Gorge and Tamar Valley wine country.


Clarion Hotel City Park Grand

22 Tamar Street, Launceston

The Clarion Hotel City Park Grand hotel is ideally located in downtown Launceston, adjacent to the beautiful City Park that features Japanese Macaque monkeys, beautiful gardens blooming with colour, playgrounds and more. Popular attractions like the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Aurora Stadium, Boags Brewery and many other local points of interest are nearby. The hotel offers luxury boutique styled accommodation with fabulously well-appointed spacious deluxe rooms, spa suites and Family Spa Suites to a level of style, sophistication and elegance that you would expect in a luxury boutique hotel.

Deluxe rooms $155.00 per night double or twin share
Spa suites $175.00 per night double only

To book please contact the hotel directly on +61 3 6331 7633 and quote the conference rates above.

Country Club Tasmania

Country Club Avenue, Prospect Vale, Launceston

Country Club Tasmania is nestled amongst 300 acres of parkland, lakes and rolling paddocks yet only 10 minutes from Launceston CBD. It is the perfect platform for guests to explore the Tamar Valley wine region and the rugged beauty of Northern Tasmania. Country Club Tasmania remains the premier choice for entertainment, dining, and deluxe accommodation in Launceston, Tasmania.

With two choices of accommodation, Country Club provides the perfect escape:

  • Country Club Resort offers an exceptional range of beautifully appointed 4.5 star Manor Suites and Deluxe rooms. Creature comforts available include a mini bar, premium bathroom amenities, complimentary valet parking, daily newspaper, Foxtel, and complimentary high speed Wi-Fi. Resort facilities include Health Club & Indoor swimming pool, 18 Hole Golf course along with a range of 5 restaurants & 4 bars.
  • Country Club Villas is the state’s premier self-contained 4 star family resort complex offering a range of 1,2 & 3 bedroom options with an extensive range of facilities onsite including Bolters Grill & Pizzeria, indoor swimming pool, tennis courts spa and fitness centre. With parking at your door, Country Club Villas are the perfect base for touring Launceston & Northern Tasmania or simply relax and unwind. Stay connected with free WiFi.

Country Club Resort
Manor Suite $226.00 per night – king only
Deluxe room $155.00 per night - queen and 1 single or king
Executive room $165.00 per night - queen and 1 single or king

Country Club Villas
Executive Suite $175.00 per night – king only
3-bedroom Villa $175 per night – 2 x queen and 2 x single or 1 x queen and 4 x single
2-bedroom Villa $160 per night – 2 x double or 1 x double and 2 x singles
1-bedroom Villa $124 per night – 1 x queen or 2 singles (fold down also available)

To book please contact the Country Club directly on 1800 030 211 and quote the conference rates above.

Peppers Seaport Hotel

28 Seaport Boulevard, Launceston

Set within the small historic town of Launceston in Tasmania, Peppers Seaport Hotel features top rated luxury studios and apartments, while Silo Hotel is the region’s new vibrant venue for accommodation and fine dining – both perfectly located as your gateway to Northern Tasmania. In addition to premium facilities and an impressive destination, the Peppers experience is all encompassing and places great emphasis on exquisite cuisine and stunning service.

Peppers Seaport Hotel

Boasting views of Launceston’s CBD or the beautiful Esk River, the stylishly appointed studios accommodate up to 2 guests in a king bed or split-king bed. Rooms feature an ensuite bathroom and sitting area, as well as tea and coffee making facilities.

Suites are luxuriously appointed one-bedroom apartments, featuring a spacious open-plan living and dining area, kitchen and laundry facilities, and a balcony with charming city views or tranquil river views. Suites can accommodate up to 3 delegates with a king-size bed and pull-out sofa bed.

Silo Hotel
Opening late May 2018 – further details to come
Accommodation in Launceston’s newest Hotel will comprise of 108 rooms with unparalleled views of the Tamar River or the North Bank development. Rooms will feature a plush king bed, business desk, tea and coffee-making facilities and sitting area with ensuite bathroom, with ultra-modern appliances and spectacular artwork.

10% off the best available rate staying between Monday 17 – Friday 21 September 2018 at either Peppers Seaport or Silo (opening in May). Rates are per room, per night, room only and are to booked directly with the property by calling Dayna Matson, Reservation Manager on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or +61 3 6345 3333.

Quest Launceston Serviced Apartments

16 Paterson Street, Launceston

Quest Launceston is a magnificently restored heritage building superbly located in the heart of the city and next door to the restaurant precinct, city mall and tourist information centre, and only minutes to the renowned Cataract Gorge, Boags Brewery, Aurora Stadium & River Cruise Terminal.

As part of Australia's largest serviced apartment chain, Quest Apartments, Quest Launceston offers all the modern facilities you expect with space, comfort and style. Offering a flexible variety of studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments, Quest Launceston is the ideal choice for business, relocations, groups, families and leisure travellers. Quest Launceston has partnered with the cities best restaurants providing guests a delicious culinary experience and the finest produce Tasmania has to offer. Restaurant charges can automatically be added to your Quest accommodation account if required

12% off the best available rate for studio apartments and 1-bedroom apartments.
10% off the best available rate for 2-bedroom standard, 2-bedroom executive and 3-bedroom apartments

These rates can only be booked until 31st July 2018. To book please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to
  2. Choose the date of stay somewhere between 16th September to 21st September 2018
  3. Cick on ‘Promo Code’ and enter ‘EvaluationSociety’ and click apply.
  4. This will apply the promo code and bring up rates for various room types.
  5. Choose ‘Best Flex’ rates and proceed to making the reservation.

The Sebel

12 St John Street, Launceston

Combining boutique style accommodation and convenience, The Sebel Launceston is located in the city centre, and close to the vibrant Seaport precinct and major attractions.
Comprising 51 fully self-contained, spacious 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom Apartments, all with a private balcony, separate bedroom, a king size bed and bathroom. Many also feature spa baths or laundry facilities. Showcasing natural Tasmanian stone and timbers throughout the interior and locally commissioned art, the hotel offers charming, contemporary accommodation in one of Australia's most picturesque cities.

1-bedroom superior or 1-bedroom deluxe suite at $219.00 per room per night (Room only) - subject to availability (25 available from 17 to 21 September 2018)
Fully cooked breakfast on site in Bluestone Bar & Kitchen: $20 per person per day
A credit card is required when making the reservation to guarantee the booking.  Delegates will need to quote ‘AES 2018’ and will need to book direct with the hotel to receive this rate. For queries please contact The Sebel on 61 3 6333 7555.