The AEN Organising Committee have sourced the following discounted accommodation options for delegates to utilise for their stay.

Rydges Townsville

Sitting in the heart of Townsville on Palmer Street, Rydges Southbank Townsville offers business and leisure travellers alike a premium location in the Central Business District close to shopping, dining and entertainment. Our boutique Townsville accommodation is the gate to Magnetic Island and the Great Barrier Reef and offers unparalleled views of Townsville City, Castle Hill and Ross River Marina.

Rydges Southbank Townsville accommodation is just a short walk from key attractions  including Reef HQ, Maritime Museum of Townsville and the Museum of Tropical Queensland. Walk across the Victoria Bridge and experience the newly rejuvenated Flinders Street shopping precinct.

Accommodation Information and Pricing

Rydges Townsville are pleased to offer a 10% discount off the available daily rate to delegates.

Guests are welcome to contact the Reservations team directly on (07) 4726 5265, if they require any assistance with making their booking or if they don’t have access to the internet.

To access your special rate please visit and follow the instructions below:-

  • Click on “More Booking Options”
  • Enter your dates and number of people
  • In the “Corporate ID” field enter your corporate ID: ARMSWEB
  • Enter your dates and number of people
  • Click “Check rates and availability”
  • Your special rates will appear on the rates screen
  • Available for stays between 21/09/18 – 29/09/18 (inclusive)



T: (07) 4726 5265



Mercure Townsville

Situated on 11 lush, resort-style acres just minutes from the centre of Townsville and only two kilometres from the airport, the Mercure Hotel Townsville offers a tranquil, relaxing choice for business and holiday travellers visiting this beautiful gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. From the moment you arrive, you will enjoy a destination like no other hotel in Townsville.

Stylish and contemporary guest rooms provide a peaceful retreat, ideal for unwinding after a long day of travel, meetings or exploring the sights of Townsville. Choose from a wide variety of accommodation, including Deluxe, Superior and Premium Rooms.

Accommodation Information and Pricing

The Mercure Townsville are pleased to offer discounted accommodation to delegates for the following:

Room: Standard Queen Room

Rate: $129.00 per night, room only

Buffet Breakfast: $20.00 per person, per day

Inclusions: Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi access, complimentary onsite carparking, gym access (less than a 5 minute walk from the hotel)

Reference for bookings: AEN2018

All delegates wishing to book using the discounted rates above can do so by calling the hotel Reservations Department between business hours on (07) 4759 4900 or emailing anytime and quote reference code AEN2018.


Allure Hotel & Apartments

Allure Hotel & Apartments is the latest addition to Townsville’s accommodation market. We are a privately owned and operated hotel offering stylish sophistication, innovative design and grand hotel services on an intimate and personal scale. Allure Hotel & Apartments is situated just off Palmer St, Townsville’s emerging dining precinct.

Located only minutes from Townsville Airport, and just steps from fine dining, bars, and shopping – Allure Hotel & Apartments is the obvious choice for business or pleasure in the Far North Queensland region. Allure Hotel & Apartments welcoming ambiance attracts guests who appreciate personal recognition and individual attention.

Accommodation Information and Pricing

Allure Hotel & Apartments are happy to offer delegates a discount of 15%. To book, contact the hotel and reference the code: AENC to receive the discount.


T: +61 7 4767 7997



Townsville Central Hotel

Townsville Central Hotel is a 4 star hotel offering stylish accommodation in the heart of the city. The hotel features one and two-bedroom hotel rooms, a swimming pool and spa, fully equipped gym and our in-house restaurant Centro Bar and Grill.

Located on vibrant Palmer Street, guests can enjoy a range of dining options at the surrounding cafes, bars and restaurants. Townsville’s main shopping mall, Flinders Mall, is close by and there is easy access to the city’s entertainment highlights.

All guests enjoy free breakfast, free wifi and free parking.

Accommodation Information and Pricing

Information to be confirmed.