The first Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum was held at the Novotel Brisbane.
Located in the Brisbane CBD, the Novotel offered guests 4.5 star accommodation in 296 rooms and suites. The Novotel has 24 hour reception; a restaurant, café and bar; and a swimming pool, sauna and gym. If staying at the Novotel, before you start each day of the Forum, why not try their free in-room yoga channel! The Novotel has easy access to the Queen Street Mall shopping district (600m), Southbank Parklands (2.2km), Exhibition Centre (2.2km) and Central Train station (200m).
Forum participants are welcome to stay at the Novotel Brisbane, or at any of the many nearby establishments:
- The Novotel Brisbane is offering Forum participants a 15% discount off the best available rate as listed on their website. Although you can view best available rates here, to receive this discount bookings can ‘only’ be made via email firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling Reservations between the hours of 07:30am – 06:00pm (Brisbane time) Monday to Friday (+61 7 33093309). When booking via email or phone, please quote ‘Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum’ or the discount code of ‘376985’. This booking allows cancellation without penalty up until 4pm the day of arrival. When booking the special rate guests will need to provide a credit card to guarantee their bookings (please contact Forum Coordinators if you have problems accessing a credit card). Complimentary wireless internet access will be available in ACES attendee guest rooms and the meeting space.
- There are many nearby establishments to the Novotel Brisbane, providing participants with a wide choice of accommodation types ranging from 5 star hotels to backpacker lodges. Feel free to check them out on travel websites such as Trivago, TripAdvisor, Expedia, Hotels Combined etc.