College Hall

The conference has secured accommodation at College Hall conveniently located in the grounds of the University of Waikato.

Arrival information for College Hall.

College Hall (dormitory – individual rooms) is an easy walk to the Conference and Welcome Reception and offers modern, comfortable single occupancy rooms.

Each room provide the attendee with a king single sized bed (for one person only), desk, wardrobe and internet access. Your linen and towels are provided. On each floor modern shared bathroom facilities are serviced each day.

Lounges, complete with kitchenette (includes fridge, microwave, tea and coffee facility) and television provide an ideal area for networking and discussions.

Parking is available on campus with an all-day charge of just NZ$2.00, or pay for a week at a charge of NZ$6.00.

Coin operated laundry facilities are available.

University of Waikato has a smoke free policy, this includes College Hall residents. All rooms are non-smoking rooms.

The University of Waikato is on regular bus routes into the main CBD of Hamilton (approximately 15 minute ride) where diverse options for restaurants and cafes are located. There is very limited food choices around the university after hours.

Accommodation bookings for College Hall must be paid in full at time of registration. Further details will provided at when registration opens.

Rooms at the Novotel and Ibis have been secured for conference attendees and reservations must be made at time of registration through ForumPoint2 Conference Partners.

For further Hamilton based accommodation please click here to visit the Hamilton and Waikato Tourism website.

Novotel Tainui Hamilton

7 Alma St, Hamilton

The Waikato’s leading 4.5 star hotel, Novotel boasts the city’s best location, in the centre of the city, on the banks of the Waikato River.

Offering 177 rooms, the hotel’s contemporary guest rooms and suites provide a peaceful space designed for natural living.

With work desk and wireless internet, work continues efficiently; every modern convenience including 24 hour room service, in room safe and Sky Television is on hand for your wellbeing.


Rate per room (single / twin / double occupancy) is $210.00 GST inclusive.

Please note this is room rate only and excludes breakfast. 


Ibis Tainui Hamilton

18 Alma St, Hamilton

The hotel holds prime position overlooking the Waikato River and is within walking distance to the city’s restaurants, bars and shopping.

Offering 126 modern guest rooms, every room is spacious and comfortable with separate en suite bathrooms.

Take advantage of the welcoming atmosphere of the restaurant and bar with an outdoor, covered terrace, perfect for alfresco dinners or post conference drinks overlooking the Waikato River.


Rate per room is $155.00 GST inclusive. Please note this is room rate only and excludes breakfast. 


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