Thank you to the RSS 2012 organisers who were happy to share their information with us.

There are a variety of accommodation options available in Sydney. Accommodation close to the CLAWAR 2013 venue is available at a number of hotels near the University of Technology Sydney campus or in the city that are readily accessible. There are also many budget accommodation options around the campus and in the city. A number of online booking services provide discounted rates for hotels in Sydney. Buses and trains provide ready access to the UTS campus from most areas of the city.


Near Sydney University Campus

  • Quest Camperdown Serviced Apts
    Conveniently located within Sydney's inner west, adjacent to the grounds of Sydney University and close to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Quest Camperdown offers spacious well appointed accommodation - from self contained studios to larger one or two bedroom apartments containing living/dining area, separate bedroom/s, kitchen, laundry, bathroom/s and private balconies.
    • 30 minute walk to UTS.
    • $175-200/night
    • 23-33 Missenden Road, Camperdown, 2050
    • Phone: +61 2 9557 6100
  • Rydges Camperdown
    Rydges Camperdown is located 10 minutes drive from the Sydney CBD and only minutes walk from the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital & University of Sydney. Rydges Camperdown offers 144 Accommodation Rooms offering all the conveniences of - Ensuite bathroom, LCD Television, Broadband Internet, Wireless & Dial Up Internet, Tea & Coffee facilities, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing Board.
    • 30 minute walk to UTS.
    • $166-200/night
    • 9 Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050
    • Phone: +61 2 9516 1522
  • Medina Classic Chippendale
    Medina Classic Chippendale has 41 one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments and studio rooms. All serviced apartments offer fully equipped kitchens, laundries and lounge/dining areas. Features a central courtyard and entertainment area with BBQ facilities and outdoor plunge pool. Additional guest facilities include gymnasium, an on-site café and undercover security parking.
    • 15 minute walk to UTS.
    • $200-225/night
    • Corner Boundary and Ivy Streets, Chippendale 2008
    • Phone: +61 2 9311 8800 Reservations: 1300 300 232
  • Haven Inn Hotel
    54 room hotel in 3 level security building with secure parking, pool & spa. Some smoking rooms. All rooms have minibar, fridge, tea & coffee facilities, TV, ensuite bathrooms (shower & toilet) & most have balconies. Restaurant for buffet breakfast. Laundry service.
    • 30 minute walk to UTS or close to buses to city.
    • $85-130/night
    • 196 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe 2037
    • Phone: +61 2 9660 6655


  • The Sebel Pier One Sydney
    Nestled alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge and offering panoramic Sydney Harbour views, The Sebel Pier One Sydney Hotel is built on, and over, the water. Their private pontoon provides the ideal launching pad to explore all that is Sydney.
    • Walk to Circular Quay or Wynyard Station. Take the train to Central station followed by a 5 minute walk to UTS. Also accessible by bus or taxi.
    • $178-210/night
    • 11 Hickson Road - The Rocks - Sydney NSW 2000
    • Phone: +61 2 8298 9999, Reservations: 1800 780 485
  • The Observatory Hotel
    Positioned in the heart of Sydney CBD, close by The Rocks, The Observatory Hotel is the ideal luxury base from which to explore Australia's most vibrant city. This award winning urban retreat is known for its tranquil, boutique atmosphere, yet offers easy access to Sydney Harbour Bridge and big city action.
    • Walk to Circular Quay or Wynyard Station. Take the train to Central station followed by a 5 minute walk to UTS. Also accessible by bus or taxi.
    • $315-390/night
    • 89-113 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
    • Phone: +61 2 8248 5220
  • Medina Executive Sydney Central
    Impeccably restored, and ideally located for business travellers, Medina Executive Sydney Central is situated near Sydney's Central Railway Station, offering easy access both to the Sydney CBD, and to the fast new train lines to the domestic and international airports. Executive Sydney Central is surrounded by a myriad of dining, entertainment and shopping options. Located just a block away from Sydney's lively Chinatown district, where you can enjoy some of the city's finest Asian seafood restaurants before taking in a show at Sydney's leading live music and theatre venues.
    • A 5 minute walk to UTS.
    • $168-240/night
    • 2 Lee Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
    • Phone: +61 2 8396 9800

Darling Harbour

  • Four Seasons Darling Harbour
    Seasons Darling Harbour is an affordable boutique hotel located in the heart of Sydney offering a range of oversized spacious Hotel Suites, Holiday Apartments and Apartment Residence. Situated at the crossroads of Darling Harbour, the Conference precinct and Chinatown, the monorail station is a stone's throw away whisking you to Sydney's sights.
    • 15 minute walk to UTS. Also accessible by taxi.
    • $168-200/night
    • Cnr Harbour & Goulburn Streets, Sydney NSW 2000
    • Phone: +61 02 9268 5600
  • Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
    The contemporary, heritage-style Holiday Inn Sydney Darling Harbour is a former 1890s wool store in the heart of Sydney's cosmopolitan Darling Harbour. You'll find us opposite Sydney Entertainment Centre music venue, steps from bustling Chinatown and Cockle Bay Wharf.
    • 13 minute walk to UTS. Also accessible by taxi.
    • $212-290/night
    • 68 Harbour St, Sydney, NSW 2000
    • Phone: +61 2 9291 0200
  • Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour
    Enjoy a warm welcome and stunning views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline at Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour, proudly located in one of the world's great waterfront destinations. The hotel boasts 525 spacious accommodation rooms including six two-storey Loft Suites on the top floor of the hotel (one or two bedrooms), spa baths and spectacular harbour views.
    • 15 minute walk to UTS. Also accessible by taxi.
    • $240-300/night
    • 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009
    • Phone: +61 2 9934 0000

Budget Accommodation

  • Alfred Park
    Basic dormitory style accommodation or private rooms available. Facilities: all rooms have TV, fridge, fan and wash basin. Plenty of off-street parking. Fully equipped laundry and kitchen. Internet access is available as well as Wireless Broadband.
    • A 15 to 20 minute walk away from UTS campus.
    • $62-102/night
    • 207 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills 2016
    • Phone: 9319 4031
  • Alishan International Guest House
    Private, share or tatami rooms. Facilities: a modern fully equipped kitchen. Common room with uncommon facilities. A natural garden and barbecue area. Double and family rooms also available.
    • 15-20 minutes walk to UTS.
    • $95-145/night
    • 100 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037
    • Phone: +61 2 9566 4048
  • Eva's Backpackers
    Eva's Backpackers is located in the heart of Sydney's Kings Cross. Enjoying spectacular views from the rooftop garden, the property features double, twin and dormitory style rooms.
    • Close to Kings Cross Station. Take a train to Central Station followed by a 5 minute walk to UTS.
    • $30-120/night
    • 6-8 Orwell Street, Kings Cross NSW 2011
    • Phone: +61 2 9358 2185
  • Glebe Point YHA
    Facilities: internet access, kitchen, laundry facilities and luggage storage available.
    • 30 minutes walk to UTS.
    • $27-75/night
    • 262-264 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037
    • Phone: +61 9692 8418
  • Glebe Village
    Facilities: has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, courtyard, fresh linen, BBQ, lounge area, surrounded by local restaurants/ cafes and close to markets and the city.
    • 30 minute walk to the university.
    • $65-90/night
    • 256 Glebe Point Road, Sydney 2037
    • Phone: +61 2 9660 8878
  • Royal Hotel
    Facilities: rooms have a desk, clothes hanger and internet connections. Wireless internet access is also available throughout building. Bistro and bar downstairs. Shared bathroom, common kitchen, laundry and a T.V. room. Family room available on request.
    • 20 minute walk to UTS.
    • $79-99/night
    • 370 Abercrombie Street, Darlington 2008
    • Phone: +61 2 9698 8557
  • Sydney Central YHA
    Sydney Central YHA is a 5-star Backpackers Hostel, housed in a heritage-listed building opposite Central Station. The hostel has panoramic rooftop views of Sydney, pool, cinema, travel agency, bar, activities and more.
    • 10 minute walk to UTS.
    • $28-110/night
    • 11 Rawson Place, (opposite Central Station), Sydney NSW, 2000
    • Phone: +61 2 9218 9000

Online Booking Services

We can also recommend a number of online hotel booking services that will provide good deals on hotels in Sydney.