A limited number of rooms have been reserved on behalf of symposium delegates at Novotel Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast. Accommodation bookings must be made prior to Wednesday 19 February 2020 and must be made during the registration process. Accommodation will be allocated in order of receipt of bookings and is subject to availability.

Arrival time

Please indicate your estimated time of arrival during the booking process. The hotel cannot guarantee early check in. If you require early access, it is recommended that you book and pay for the evening prior to your arrival. If you plan on arriving after 18:00 , please advise the hotel. Failure to do so may mean that your room will be released.

Cancellations and changes to your accommodation booking

Please notify your requests for changes or cancellation by email directly to the symposium secretariat.   Rooms cancelled within 30 days of arrival will incur a 100% cancellation fee. Cancellation fees will be charged to the individual’s credit card provided for room guarantee.

Extending your stay

If you wish to extend your stay prior to or following the symposium, please specify your requirements in the special instructions field during the accommodation booking process. Availability and rates will be checked with the hotel before your reservation is fully confirmed.

Payment of accommodation

Please note that payment of accommodation is not taken at the time of completing an online registration, however a credit card is required at the time of booking to guarantee your room with the hotel. A wider range of credit cards are available for accommodation payment (including Diners and American Express). A deposit equivalent to one night will be charged to the credit card 30 days prior to arrival.

If you would like the hotel to settle your accommodation account with a credit card of which you are not the signatory, then a third party credit card authority must be completed by the cardholder and returned to the hotel prior to check-in.

Download the third party credit card authority form here.

FROM AUD159/night

Novotel Twin Waters
270 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters QLD

Stay on-site at the symposium venue at Novotel Twin Waters, a 4 star beachfront resort set between the ocean and river, positioned as one of the top Sunshine Coast accommodation destinations. Indulge in resort dining with the popular buffet restaurant ‘Nouveau’, the casual ‘Aqua Bar & Lounge’ or grab a morning coffee and essentials from the ‘Deli Market and Café.’ Enjoy endless on-site activities including outdoor pool and spa, catamaran sailing and kayaking on the private lagoon, watersports, mini golf, stand up paddleboarding, Xperience segway tours, bike hire, gym and outdoor fitness centre. The resort also has an 18-hole golf course, a luxury day spa and Kids club.

HotelRoom typeBedding configurationRoom rate (per night)Breakfast rate (per day)
Novotel Twin WatersGarden View Resort Room1 Queen OR 2 doubles (twin share)AUD159AUD20
Lagoon View Resort Room1 QueenAUD189AUD20


Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 10.00am.

Car parking

Complimentary car parking is available to all in house guests.


One night deposit will be charged at 30 days prior to arrival. The final balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled upon check-out.

Credit card service fee

A 1.3% fee applies to all credit card transactions.

Cancellation policy

Any cancellation fee will be automatically charged to the credit card provided for room guarantee.
Up to 30 days prior to check-in: No cancellation fee will apply. 
Within 30 days prior to check-in: 
Will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
No shows: Will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

Alternative accommodation options

The Sebel Twin Waters, located beside the Novotel Twin Waters, is a collection of self contained Beach Houses and Apartments situated in an exclusive gated precinct, surrounded by the majestic Pacific Ocean, Maroochy River and Salt Water Lagoon. It is a short walk through to the Novotel Twin Waters and guests have the added benefit of the use of the Novotel facilities.

If you will be driving to the symposium or bringing your family with you, there are a few accommodation options about a 10 – 15 minute drive away in Mudjimba. These include: Sand Dunes Resort Accommodation, Marcoola Beach Resort, Surf Air and The Ramada.

We have not reserved rooms at these properties, so please make your enquiries direct or through a reputable third party booking website such as wotif.comHotels.comHotelsCombinedTripAdvisorExpedia and Trivago.hotel