CitSciOz23 – Preferred Accommodation

Special accommodation rates have been negotiated with the below properties between the 19 – 24 November 2023. Bookings at these rates may be made via the registration portal when you register for the conference. Transfers to/from these properties to the Sunshine Coast University will be arranged at set times in the morning and afternoon.

Bookings for arrivals and departures outside of these dates will be subject to availability and may not be offered at special conference rates (at discretion of hotel).

All accommodation rates are listed as room only unless otherwise specified.

BreakFree Alexandra Headland Beach

8.5 km from Sunshine Coast University (13 mins drive)

  • 1 bedroom pool view apartment – $247.00 per room, per night
  • 2 bedroom apartment – $298.00 per room, per night
  • 2 bedroom pool view apartment – $324.00 per room, per night

BreakFree Alexandra Beach is a fun-filled hotel perfect for families, friends or couples and offers self-contained apartments directly across from the beach. Cafes, restaurants and shops are just a stone’s throw away, with a fantastic array of resort facilities including glistening lagoon pools with kid’s waterslide, BBQ area and playground. Located directly across from Alexandra Beach and only a 5 minute walk to a bus stop and beachfront shopping and dining, Breakfree Alexandra Beach Resort is conveniently situated to immerse yourself in sunny, coastal living. With winning resort facilities including three pools, a gym, spa, bbq area and outdoor playground for children, you’ll never be bored. Explore the Sunshine Coast from your resort base and visit famous attractions such as Aussie World, The Ginger Factory, Australia Zoo and Fraser Island. Make sure to catch up on R&R at the many beautiful beaches.

Mantra Mooloolaba Beach

9.5 km from Sunshine Coast University (15 mins drive)

  • 1 bedroom apartment – $256.00 per room, per night
  • 1 bedroom superior apartment – $276.00 per room, per night
  • 1 bedroom ocean superior apartment – $309.00 per room, per night

Positioned right on the waterfront and on the doorstep of Mooloolaba’s restaurant, cafe and shopping strip, Mantra Mooloolaba Beach accommodation offers the ideal base for your Sunshine Coast accommodation. Located on the beachfront Esplanade, Mantra Mooloolaba Beach features fully furnished one, two and three bedroom suites each with a private balcony and sweeping ocean or garden views. Ideal for families, couples or conference delegates, our rooms are comfortable and spacious ensuring you enjoy your stay. Onsite you will discover a variety of dining options as well as many leisure facilities including two swimming pools, a spa, sauna and a fully equipped gym. For those that want to explore the Sunshine Coast, take a walk along the beautiful Mooloolaba beachfront, voted the best in the region, or visit one of the many tourist attractions located nearby including Australia Zoo, Sea Life Mooloolaba or the Eumundi Markets.

Oaks Sunshine Coast Seaforth Resort

8.9 km from Sunshine Coast University (14 mins drive)

  • 1 bedroom apartment – $209.00 per room, per night
  • 2 bedroom apartment – $289.00 per room, per night

Treat yourself to a memorable beach-side escape and stay at one of the best Sunshine Coast hotels, Oaks Sunshine Coast Seaforth Resort, located in a coveted position along the famous “Sunshine Strip”. Just footsteps from the sand and a short distance to Alexandra Headland’s most popular attractions, our family-friendly resort is the perfect destination for your next Sunshine Coast beach getaway!

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Sunshine Coast

12.4 km from Sunshine Coast University (17 mins drive)

  • Run of house room – $265.00 per room, per night

Located in Maroochydore City, the Sunshine Coast’s new Central Business District, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sunshine Coast is your convenient spring-off point for enjoying one of Queensland’s most popular regions. Whether you’re in the vibrant destination for work or play, the brand new hotel offers all the essentials – and more to ensure a seamless stay with greater value. Those on holiday can cool off in the rooftop pool or do some shopping at the ground floor retail level, while business travellers will appreciate the convenient conference and function facilities and the complimentary fast and uncapped WiFi. Each morning, sit down to a complimentary EXPRESS Start breakfast or choose a grab & go option to enjoy on the move. A thoughtfully-designed common area – The Great Room – offers a relaxing space to get to work or catch up with friends over a drink. 181 rooms equipped with a walk-in power shower, black-out blinds, an efficient work station and high-quality bedding with a choice of firm or soft pillows mean guests will have all they need to work productively and sleep soundly while away from home. The perfect choice for the smart traveller, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sunshine Coast offers everything you need for a comfortable and fuss-free stay on the Sunshine Coast.