Speleo 2017 Accommodation

Inner Sydney

The beautiful city and surrounds of Sydney offer an extensive choice of accommodation to suit every style and budget. Whether you are looking for five-star luxury suites, contemporary and spacious serviced apartments, boutique hotels or budget university accommodation, Sydney and its surrounding regions can meet the needs of delegates.

Penrith Valley

Closer to the Congress venue, Panthers Event Centre, located at Penrith on the outskirts of Sydney, onsite accommodation options include Mercure Penrith hotel, a 4 star hotel with 223 modern rooms to ensure delegates have a comfortable and relaxing stay.

The Mercure Hotel Penrith is providing accommodation for the 17th International Congress of Speleology at Panthers Event Centre.
The rates in the attached booking form are available subject to availability on a first come first served basis, there is a limited block for SPELEO 2017. Full prepayment is required. Mercure Penrith Accomodation booking form

A wide range of budget accommodation is also available in and around the Penrith area. Cables Lodge close by offers dormitory style rooms perfect for travellers, families, small and large groups.

From five star luxury hotels to budget rooms and hostels, Penrith and the Blue Mountains area cater for all requirements with an extensive range of accommodation choices including caravan parks, dormitory style accommodation, motels, hotels and boutique bed and breakfasts.

Average room rate in the Penrith Valley

Standard Rate (Australian Dollars) Rate (US Dollars) * Rate (Euro) *
Three star $127 $97 €88
Four star $173 $132 €119
Five star $250 $190 €172

(*) US Dollar and Euro conversions are correct as at 9 August 2016. For up-to-date conversions or conversions to other currencies, visit www.xe.com.

Accommodation options in the Penrith Valley

Below are some accommodation options in and around the Penrith Valley, in addition to the accommodation onsite at the conference venue.

Name Number or rooms/beds Room rate (Australian Dollars) * Category Travel time by car to venue  
Nepean Shores Riverside Resort and Conference Centre 65 cabins $117 3 Star – self contained 3 minutes DETAILS
Blue Cattle Dog Hotel/Motel 18 $100 3 Star 14 minutes DETAILS
Overlander Hotel/Motel 16 $118 - $132 Motel/Hotel 12 minutes DETAILS
Astina Apartments 22 $195 - $250 Apartments, Self-contained 7 minutes DETAILS
The Penrith Valley Inn 39 $120 - $150 Motel 2 minutes DETAILS
Quality Inn Penrith 55 $130 - $190 Motel 3 minutes DETAILS
Penrith Hotel Motel 14 $77 - $121 Motel 5 minutes DETAILS
Nepean River Holiday Village 30 $89 - $140 Motel rooms, Cabins, Group Cottage 8 minutes DETAILS
Townhouse on Stafford 5 $160 Self-contained, For Groups 6 minutes DETAILS
Cables Lodge Accommodation 100 beds $30 - $40 Backpack/Hostel 2 minutes DETAILS
Nepean River Holiday Village 185 sites $28 - $36 Caravan Park 8 minutes DETAILS

(*) Room rates are correct at November 2015. For up-to-date room rates, click DETAILS to view the accommodation provider's website.

Sydney has 40,139 hotel/motel rooms and serviced apartments, with approximately half located in the city centre within walking distance or a short taxi ride to Sydney’s major venues and tourist attractions.

Most of the internationally renowned hotel groups are represented in Sydney and our four and five-star properties rival the best in the world.

Updated 21/8/2016

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