All accommodation options for IQA2021 are now sold out.  If you have booked to stay at one of the hotels over the conference dates, further information on each property is contained below.

Travelodge Newcastle 

Travelodge Hotel Newcastle is located at the western end of Newcastle's CBD and just a short walk from our conference venue, Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre.  Each of the hotel’s 131 cosy guest rooms include all the amenities you need for a great stay like comfy beds, cable TV, a microwave and WiFi.  Take a dip in the outdoor pool or squeeze in a workout at the hotel gym between conference sessions.

Additional hotel services and facilities include 24-hour reception, a breakfast lounge, room service, dry cleaning, and on-site car-parking.

  •  $145.00 per room per night
  •  Complimentary Wi-Fi
  •  Onsite parking available at $15.00 per night
  •  450 metre walk to conference venue


Holiday Inn Express features 170 well-designed rooms and is situated in the up-coming western end of Newcastle city, close to the Newcastle CBD, Honeysuckle dining and business precinct, and our conference venue, Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Holiday Inn Express Newcastle is easily accessible from Newcastle Airport in under 25 minutes and is located a short walk from the Newcastle Interchange.

As the smart choice for business travellers, Holiday Inn Express Newcastle delivers a fresh and hassle free stay.  Stay connected with free and fast Wi-Fi or enjoy a free Express Start Breakfast with a Grab and Go Option.

  • $179.00 per room per night 
  • Free high speed Wi-Fi
  • Free Express Start buffet breakfast or Grab and Go option
  • Parking at $10.00 per night
  • 800m walk to conference venue

quest newcastle 

Quest Newcastle serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Newcastle accommodation experience perfect for short or long stays.  The hotel was fully refurbished with a modern coastal decor in August 2018 and is located in the heart of Newcastle's CBD.  Within a short walk to the waterfront boardwalk of Honeysuckle and Marketown Shopping Centre and opposite our Conference Venue, Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre, everything is at your doorstep at Quest Newcastle. 

Quest Newcastle offers serviced apartment style accommodation including One and Two Bedroom Apartments, ideal for colleagues or larger groups attending the conference  Each apartment offers a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

The hotel also offers an indoor heated swimming pool, spa and gym. 

  • One Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 2): $193.50 per room per night (SOLD)
  • Two Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 4): $283.50 per room per night (available 5 - 8 October)
  • Onsite car parking is available at $25.00 per night
  • 250 metre walk to conference venue

quest newcastle west

Quest Newcastle West serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer  a relaxed and comfortable Newcastle West accommodation experience perfect for conference delegates.  Quest's latest apartment hotel in Newcastle, Quest Newcastle West is located in a historic former brewery building. 

The hotel offers a gym and complimentary Wi-Fi.

  • One Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 2): $193.50 per room per night
  • Two Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 4): $283.50 per room per night (available 5 - 8 October)
  • Onsite car parking is available at $25.00 per night
  • 1km walk to conference venue


Newcastle's newest hotel, Crystalbrook Kingsley, is cultured and elegant, yet sustainably modern.  The hotel offers sophisticated rooms where charm, culture and art collide.

Relax, unwind and take time to connect with Newcastle's thriving centre in sustainably considered luxury accommodation and the city's first five-star hotel. 

The team at Crystalbrook Kingsley have offered IQA delegates, sponsors and exhibitors a 10% discount on the best available rate of an Urban Room.  Visit the hotel's website and quote QUARRY to receive the discount.

If you will be using a colleague's credit card to guarantee and pay for your accommodation on arrival, you will need to download and complete a credit card authority form and send it to the hotel prior to arrival.  Please choose the appropriate form from the options below.  For Travelodge Newcastle, please email to request the form.

Holiday Inn Express Newcastle Credit Card Authority

Quest Newcastle and Quest Newcastle West Credit Card Authority Form

Further further information and accommodation options in Newcastle please click the widget below.  

Explore Newcastle

Take time during IQA2021 or stay a little longer, to get to know Newcastle.  The City is home to world-class beaches and a breathtaking coastline, underpinned by a beautiful and historic working harbour. Soak up the beautiful beaches, surf, city, culture, and coffee by day, and sample some of the delicious food and drink on offer by night. The beating heart of the Hunter region, Newcastle blends the best of laid back coastal life, with a city bustling with restaurants, events and nightlife. It is big enough to get lost in and small enough to enjoy on foot.  For more information

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