A range of accommodation is available as outlined below. Bookings for hotels can be made via the online registration form or manual form.

If you wish to book other options, please contact the provider directly. Remember accommodation is subject to availability so book early.


Copthorne Hotel Grand Central

The hotel is ideally situated for conferences, special events or holidays, located in the heart of New Plymouth City only 10 minutes from the airport and 25 minutes from magnificent Mt Taranaki. Within strolling distance of the Central Business District, main shopping centre, TSB Showplace events centre, restaurants, bars and cafes; the hotel offers spacious, air conditioned rooms

Room rates - All $170.00 (including GST)

  • Standard - double bed
  • Superior - queen bed
  • Deluxe Twin - two queen beds
  • Deluxe King - King Bed
  • Suite - King plus 2 single beds


The Waterfront Hotel

Simply watch the waves roll in from New Plymouth's newest Hotel.

Taking pride of place on the shores of the Tasman Sea, the Waterfront offers attentive service, luxurious accommodation, and exemplary dining.

This hotel is located close to the Conference venue.

Most rooms have sea views and feature Super king-size beds or Queen and single, ensuite, minibar, 12 channel TV including Sky, coffee and tea facilities, hair drier, electric blanket, iron and ironing board, working desk and modem access, all are standard

Room Rates - All $202.50 (including GST)

  • Deluxe King Rooms
  • Deluxe Queen Room
  • Elite King Rooms
  • Elite Queen Room
  • Standard Rooms
  • Superior Rooms


The Devon Hotel

Centrally located within walking distance of the CBD with off-street parking

  • Heated pool & spa complex
  • 24 Hour room service
  • A restaurant second to none serving breakfast from 6.00am and our
  • famous `Marbles Buffet' from 6.00pm every night (5.30pm Saturdays)
  • The Rocks bar open `til the wee hours
  • Guest laundry and daily dry cleaning service
  • Relaxing garden and courtyard areas

PLUS Complimentary use of the following:

  • Broadband in Lobby and Bar (wireless and cable)
  • Guest Computer with Broadband connection
  • Mountain bikes
  • Playstation consoles and games
  • Access to the YMCA and Rampage Health facilities

The Business rooms are in the newer part the complex and are bigger than `Standard rooms', most having either sea or mountain views. Business rooms have double/double, double/single/single, queen/single, king only or a double/single bed configuration.

Superior rooms have recently been refurbished and have either sea or mountain views. Superior rooms have double/double, queen/single or king only bed configuration. All have large LCD televisions and free broadband access, some rooms have spa baths. All non-smoking.

Room Rates (including GST)

  • Business Rooms: $152.00
  • Superior Rooms: $184.00


Hotel Booking Clauses

Hotel Deposits

Accommodation will not be confirmed until a valid credit card number and expiry date is provided or a deposit of one night's tariff is received. This will be forwarded to your requested hotel and will be held against your room account.

Delegates must settle the balance of their account with the hotel concerned upon check out. If accommodation deposits are not received before 11 October 2009 your room will be released back to the hotel. The Conference Administrator does not take responsibility for accommodation if deposits are not received by this date.

Accommodation reservations are not confirmed until payment is received

Deadline for accommodation bookings

The Conference Administrator has an obligation to return all unsold rooms to the hotels/apartments on 11 October 2009, therefore requests for accommodation bookings and rates reserved after that date cannot be guaranteed. The rates quoted are only valid for bookings made prior to 11 October 2009. Late bookings can be made through the Conference Administrator after 11 October 2009 but are subject to availability and credit card details are required to secure the reservation. If the reservation is cancelled please refer to the cancellation policy.


Any addition or amendment to accommodation requirements must be advised in writing to the Conference Administrator, not to the hotel direct

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing to the Conference Administrator and not to the Hotel direct.

No accommodation deposits will be refunded on or after 11 October 2009 (unless at the discretion of the hotel).

Cancellations made after 4 November 2009 (7 days before the Conference) will result in the hotel charging for the total number of room nights booked.

Early and Late Arrivals

If you are likely to arrive at your hotel after 6:00pm, please advise the Conference Managers, Convention Management Ltd. Otherwise it is possible that your room will be released and your deposit forfeited.

Please also note that for arrivals prior to check-in times listed, rooms cannot be guaranteed unless the previous night has also been reserved.

Hotel rooms will only be held until 6:00pm unless otherwise specified and either a deposit paid or a credit card number supplied to secure your reservation.

Additional charges may apply for late checkout.

More accommodation options here.