Our conference will be held in the centre of Melbourne with thousands of accommodation options. Many tram lines run past the venue, so staying anywhere in Carlton, the CBD, or St Kilda Rd will make it easy to get to the conference.

We have negotiated special discounted conference rates with the ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments which are one block from the venue. 

See below for details of how to book

The following discounted rates are available to delegates at the ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments during the conference:

  • Queen room AUD$185 per night (1 bed, maximum 2 guests)

  • One bedroom apartment AUD$235 per night for two people or AUD$271 per night for 3 people (1 king bed/two single beds plus sofa bed)

  • Discounted breakfast of AUD$20 per day

Bookings are to be made directly with the hotel by emailing and quoting group number TOY030323.

The rate is available until 2 February 2023.





The conference venue has affordable basic 3 star apartments.
You can book with the venue, but also check other sites for cheaper details

There are many Airbnb and Stayz options in central Melbourne. 

We want to make it as affordable as possible to attend the conference, so we will try to match visitors with local toy librarians willing to host you in their homes. Priority will be given to international visitors and those booking early. For more information email us at