Accommodation Information

Hamilton Accommodation

The following accommodation options will be made available for selection during the online registration process. All fees are listed in New Zealand Dollars and include NZ GST.

Accommodation Nightly Rate Location Inclusions / Additions
Hotel Novotel Hamilton Tainui $179 The Novotel is located at 7 Alma Street, Hamilton which is a 10 minute car ride away.* Inclusions

A room which mixes modern décor, ergonomic comfort and high end facilities: broadband internet access, iPod docking station, 42 inch flat screen television, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, SKY TV, pay per view movies, air conditioning, iron & ironing board as well as an in-room safe.


Breakfast - $18.00 - fully cooked buffet breakfast

Internet pricing:

2 hour plan or 200MB = $9.90

24 hour plan or 1GB = $19.90

Hotel Ibis Hamilton Tainui $115 The Ibis is located at 18 Alma Street, Hamilton which is a 10 minute car ride away.* Inclusions

A comfortable guest room which features broadband internet access, a flat screen TV with SKY Channels, a work desk and an ensuite bathroom. 


Breakfast: $18.00 - fully cooked buffet breakfast. 

Internet pricing:

2 hour plan or 200MB = $9.90

24 hour plan or 1GB =  $15.90

Sudima Hotel $101 - $186 The Sudima Hotel is located at 287 Victoria Street, Hamilton which is a 10 minute car ride away.*

A variety of rooms are available from standard queen, standard twin to one and two bedroom apartments.


Standard rooms offer a choice of either one queen or two single beds. Other in-room features include en-suite bathroom & shower, air-conditioning, internet, and some Standard Room include a work desk. 

Apartments feature one or two separate rooms (with Queen Beds), a separate lounge area, full kitchen facilities (including minibar fridge and microwave), wireless broadband internet ($10 per day), Sky TV, and individual heating and air-conditioning units. 


Breakfast: $18.00 - continental breakfast. 

Internet pricing:

24 hour plan or 1GB =  $10.00

Quest Apartments Hamilton $165 - $185 Quest Apartments are located at 51 London Street, Hamilton, which is a 10 minute car ride away.*

Studio and one bedroom apartments are available.


Studio apartments offer a fully equipped kitchenette with microwave, underbench oven and 2 hotplates, toaster, refrigerator, cooking utensils, cutlery and crockery. The apartment also features a flat-screen TV, DVD player, SKY, wireless broadband and direct dial phones with a voicemail box.

One bedroom apartment offers a fully equipped kitchen and laundry. The apartment also features, a flat-screen TV, DVD player and SKY Business guests are catered for by way of internet connections in every room, direct dial and voice messaging on room phones as well as a table and chairs, giving room to create ones own individual workspace.


Breakfast: $12.00 - continental breakfast pack. 

Internet pricing:

24 hour plan = $12.00

Waikato University Halls $115 The university halls are located on the same grounds as the Gathering, within 5 minutes walking distance from the Village Inclusions

Dinner, accommodation and continental breakfast, tea & coffee, bed linen & towel (please note rooms are not serviced daily)



Wireless internet access is available on campus and can be purchased in pre paid amounts from $10 from 2GB to $100 for 83GB


* A complimentary daily shuttle service will be provided between Hamilton City Centre Hotels and the Gathering venue.

Other Accommodation Options

Should you prefer to book motel accommodation for your stay in Hamilton please click here to view some options.

If you are hiring a campervan to travel around Aotearoa either side of the conference you may like to look into the Hamilton City Motor Park which offers a selection of campervan facilities and is 5 minutes from the Gathering venue.

Please note the other accommodation options listed above are direct bookings with the accommodation providers.


Auckland Accommodation Options

If you are arriving into Auckland late at night or early in the morning and wish to stay over night in a local hotel before travelling to Hamilton the following hotels have kindly offered you a discounted rate from 12 – 14 November 2015:

•    Novotel and Ibis Hotels – 10% discount on the Rate of the Day - to view options at the Novotel or Ibis Hotel click here and search for your required dates.

•    Sudima Hotel – discounted from $159 to $145 - to view options at the Sudima Hotel click here and enter HOSW into the corporate / promo code box in the reservation box.