Australian Entomological Society - 43rd AGM & Scientific Conference

and Australasian Arachnological Society - 2012 Conference

Sunday 25 - Wednesday 28 November 2012, The Old Woolstore, Hobart


Please note that all hotel rooms that we were holding for delegates have now been released. If you have already made a hotel reservation then this will be passed on to the hotel along with the credit card details that you have provided to secure the booking. If you would like to book accommodation please send your request through to Conference Design at and we will contact the hotel to see if there is availability.

Accommodation Bookings

You will need to provide credit card details when booking accommodation . Your credit card details will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking. In the event of a cancellation or a 'no show' a cancellation fee may be charged to your card by the hotel.

Accommodation Accounts

You will need to settle your hotel account, including any incidental expenses, when checking out. Any pre-payments we receive prior to the conference will have been forwarded to your hotel.

Accommodation Cancellation

Cancellations must be advised in writing to Conference Design at least 14 days prior to your arrival. Cancellations received within 14 days of arrival or 'no-shows' will attract a penalty of at least one night’s accommodation.


Hotels and Rates

A range of accommodation options have been reserved for attendees. Click here to open a Google map to see the location of each hotel and the conference venue.

The Conference Venue
The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
1 Macquarie Street

$179 Hotel Room (Q or 2S)
$199 Studio (Q)
$199 1 Bedroom Apartment (Q or 2S)
$299 2 Bedroom Apartment (Q + 2S or 2Q)

The Old Woolstore apartment provides restaurant, bar, business centre, fitness room and internet access. The studio apartments feature a kitchenette, while the 1 & 2 bedroom apartments have full kitchen and laundry facilities. Some rooms have a small balcony. Complimentary pass to the pool at the nearby Hobart Aquatic Centre.


Hotel Collins                         
58 Collins St

$189 Hotel Room (Q or 2S)

The Hotels’ elliptical form rises elegantly above its original 1930’s street façade. The result is a building which retains its historical links but provides a contemporary expression with the Hobart central business district. Hotel Collins provides a cafe, bar, a guest laundry and parking is available off-site.  All rooms have complimentary high speed broadband connection and wireless access is available in the cafe.

Budget Accommodation

Montgomery ’s Private Hotel & YHA Backpackers is two blocks from the venue. Contact them directly to confirm costs and book a room.

Montgomery’s Private Hotel & YHA Backpackers
9 Argyle Street
P: 03 6231 2660
1800 005 125
Click here to visit the website

Located near Hobart’s waterfront, this hotel provides a range of budget accommodation with both ensuite and shared bathrooms. Facilities include luggage room, washing machine and dryer, kitchen and iron. There is a separate TV lounge/reading room with internet kiosk. Meals are available next door.