Conference Accommodation

Accommodation in Armidale

The ASCILITE organising committee is pleased to advise of special accommodation arrangements at the following hotels/motels for the ASCILITE 2021 conference in Armidale NSW.


Tattersalls Hotel Armidale

174 Beardy Street Armidale. Tel: +61-2 6773

The Tattersalls Hotel is a premier destination in the New England. Originally established in 1854, the current owners embarked on a total renovation and revitalisation project which was completed in 2019. Achieving an authentically refurbished Art Deco masterpiece and providing luxury and sophistication for the discerning traveller and local alike, guests will experience an unprecedented level of comfort and atmosphere.  Explore the menu in our world-class restaurant or enjoy a wood fired pizza in the garden bar. Start the night with a cocktail in the ladies’ lounge or unwind in the exclusive whiskey and cigar bar.

Contact the hotel directly and quote the ASCILITE conference to secure your discounted conference accommodation rate.

Conference rates are:

Queen Room: $169 p/night
King Room: $189 p/night
Family rooms are a twin share option: $239 p/night

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Cotswold Gardens Boutique Motel

34 Marsh Street, Armidale. Tel: +61-2-6772-8222

Costwold Gardens Boutique Motel offers a unique Armidale accommodation experience. The boutique motel complex is set on the grounds of historic “Cotswold” homestead which was built in the late 1800’s and is now the site of the renowned “Manor at Cotswold Gardens” restaurant. At Cotswold, guests are ensured a comfortable, quiet stay with all the latest facilities. Beautiful gardens. A fine dining experience in an historic home. All under 1 min from Armidale CBD.

Please contact the motel directly and mention ASCILITE to receive your special conference discount as follows:

King:    $179.00 p/night
Queen:   $159.00 p/night
Twin:    $169.00 p/night
Family – Queen  + 2x Singles: $189.00  p/night
Spa Room:  $210.00 p/night

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Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges

31 Marsh Street, Armidale.  Tel: +61-2-6772-7788

The Powerhouse Hotel Armidale by Rydges offers stylish accommodation, warm professional service and delicious cuisine at Azka Restaurant or Wine & Tapas Bar. Located a short distance from the CBD and the New England Highway, the hotel features 57 upmarket rooms with FREE Wi-Fi, Foxtel, 24-hour reception and room service and a gym. The hotel also offers two Tesla Destination Charging stations for Tesla owners. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, the Powerhouse Armidale has a range of stylish rooms to choose from, with Superior Queen Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchen Suites, Executive King Suites, Executive King Spa Suites and the self-contained Powerhouse Cottage.

The 15% discounted rates for ASCILITE attendees are:

Superior Queen Room: $214 p/night
Executive King Suite: $240 p/night
Family Room: Starting from $282 p/night

To access the special rates, visit the website:

  1. Select Powerhouse Hotel Armidale, enter your dates and number of people and click ‘GO’
  2. Click ‘I have a code’
  3. In the ‘Corporate ID’ field enter your booking code: ASCILITEWEB
  4. Click ‘UPDATE’
  5. Your special rates will appear on the rates screen
  6. Available for stays between 26/11/21 and 2/12/21 (inclusive)

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