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Accommodation bookings made after 13 October are on a request only basis. The organisers can not guarantee availability of hotel rooms booked after this date.

The following properties are all located within a 5 minute walk from the AGDC 2005 venue, Federation Square.

Adelphi HotelRamada Hotel MelbourneDarling Towers Serviced ApartmentsGreenhouse Backpackers

All rates listed are:
• per room per night;
• inclusive of GST; and
• quoted in Australian Dollars.


5 Star Accommodation

Adelphi Hotel

Street Address
185 Flinders Lane

Room Rate
Premier King Room $198.00

Check in: 2pm
Checkout: 11am

Situated in a converted warehouse, with every modern comfort generously provided for, the Adelphi Hotel is conveniently located in Flinders Lane, a short walk from Flinders Street Station and Federation Square. Facilities include gymnasium, secretarial services, express check-out, and individually controlled room heating and air-conditioning. Guest rooms also offer free cable TV (5 channels/24 hours), and in-room ADSL internet access. Wireless high speed internet access is available in all public areas.

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4 Star Accommodation

Ramada Hotel Melbourne

Street Address
270 Flinders Street

Room Rate
Single / Double / Twin $145.00 (includes buffet breakfast for up to two guests).

Check in: 2pm
Check out: 11am

In one of the best locations in the heart of Melbourne right across from Flinders Street Station and Federation Square. The Ramada offers a fully equipped Business Centre with high speed broadband internet and email access. Guests also have complimentary access to a state of the art gymnasium. Room rate includes buffet breakfast for up to two guests.

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Darling Towers Serviced Apartments

Street Address
233 Collins Street

Room Rate
2 Bedroom Apartments $159.00
1 Bedroom Apartment $129.00

Check in: 2pm
Check out: 10am

“The Collins” apartments, located in the centre of Melbourne’s fashionable Collins Street, provide modern finishes and appliances in spacious 1 bedroom (1 x Queen Bed) or 2 bedroom (1 x Queen Bed and 2 x Singles) apartments. This venue is ideal for those wishing to share, but who also require self-catering facilities and additional living space.

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Budget Style

Greenhouse Backpackers

Street Address
Level 6 / 228 Flinders Lane

Room Rate
Double / Twin $78.00

Check in: 24hrs
Check out: 10am

The Greenhouse Backpackers is centrally located in Flinders Lane, in the heart of Melbourne with Flinders Street Station and Federation Square close by. The Greenhouse is a first class hostel with secure key card access. The Greenhouse offers all guests free Internet and breakfast. Rooms are private with a shared bathroom.

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To take advantage of these rates, accommodation bookings must be made through the AGDC office.

Bookings can be requested with registration from August 2005.

Adelphi HotelRamada Hotel MelbourneDarling Towers Serviced ApartmentsGreenhouse Backpackers

AGDC 2005 Conference
1- 3 December 2005
Federation Square, Melbourne.

Conference Highlight Video
View our conference video here
6 Feb 2006

AGD Award Winners
Congratulations to all of the AGD Award Winners and finalists for 2005! Each recipient was presented with a copy of Visual Studio 2005 courtesy of AGD Awards sponsor Microsoft® DirectX®.
6 Dec 2005