We’ve put together a range of options so you can choose how to make the most out of your Radelaide adventure.


Hilton Hotel – across the road from the conference venue, great bar and restaurant, old school fancy

Mayfair Hotel – excellent breakfast buffet and dessert trolley, boutique hotel opposite Rundle Mall entrance.

The Franklin Hotel – chic rooms above a great pub/restaurant, down the road from conference venue.

Adina Apartment Hotel – across the road from the venue.

Majestic Roof Garden Hotel – nice roof garden (obvs) & nice spot near restaurant/shopping strip Rundle St.

The Manor Basket Range – formerly known as Camelot Castle, this hotel mixes kitschy castle style with top quality hospitality, its tucked away in the hills 20 minutes out of town so a car is needed, but worth it if you want somewhere a bit different and to explore the Adelaide Hills when you are not busy with Symposium time.


AirBnB  – Choose a room, an apartment or a whole house in the CBD or surrounding suburbs like Bowden, Brompton, North Adelaide, Norwood, Parkside, Mile End, Thebarton or Goodwood for a quick and easy journey into town.

Hotel Richmond – in the heart of Rundle Mall, part of Adelaide’s shopping strip,

Adabco Boutique Hotel – Good value and location, heritage building,

Franklin Central Apartments – located between the Central Markets and the conference venue in Victoria Square, good option if you like to self cater.

Cheap and Cheerful

Couch-surfing  – for free accommodation and a great way to meet friendly locals try couch-surfing. Stick to the city and surrounding suburbs, especially those located on tram or train lines for easy access to the Symposium

Sunny’s – Adelaide’s smallest hostel,  friendly & cheap.

BackpackOZ / The Guest House  – boutique, family run hostel.

Adelaide Central YHA –  free breakfast, WiFi & bikes.

Adelaide’s Shakespeare Backpackers Hostel –  clean, cheap and relaxed.

Glenelg Beach Hostel – heritage building in the bustling (well bustling for Adelaide!), beach side suburb of Glenelg -a 30 minute tram ride from the city.

Librarian B & B

If you’d like to immerse yourself in your librarian weekend why not stay with a fellow librarian. Register your interest and we’ll team you up with a local librarian who can give you all their hot Adelaide tips, talk books until the wee hours and accompany you to the symposium if you’re directionally challenged.

To register for Librarian B&B fill out this form