29 September 2014 to 2 October 2014
Fremantle, Western Australia
UTC timezone


Below is a list of accommodation near the venue. The SKA does not endorse any particular hotel. 

Note that the Esplanade Hotel where the conference will be held has a range of rooms set aside for conference attendees with a special rate of AUD215 per night.

The Esplanade Hotel (Conference Venue)
Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges is located in the heart of Fremantle, overlooking the parklands and harbour. 20 minutes' drive from central Perth, this hotel offers 2 heated pools, 3 outdoor spas, a sauna and a fitness centre.
The hotel has 2 on-site restaurants with a great selection of international cuisine. The Atrium Garden Restaurant buffet serves a variety of special dishes, whilst The Harbour Master can serve grilled dishes, local snapper or seafood chowder. The Marine Lounge Bar is a great place for fine wine or cocktails.
Guests enjoy a choice of spacious and comfortable guest rooms and suites, most with private balconies overlooking parklands, Fremantle city or the resort pool. A number of the rooms include a spa bath.
Esplanade Hotel by Rydges is within easy walking distance of local shops, restaurants, markets and museums. Perth International Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

The Esplanade has created a customised web page to allow conference participants to easily book in at the cheaper rate. However please note it only allows for bookings between Saturday 27 September and Saturday 4 October. If anyone’s plans require nights at the Esplanade outside of those dates the web page won’t allow them to do this, but they can email reservations who will help out with the booking.  

SKA Booking page: visit this page
Telephone: +61 (0)8 9432 4000 Fax: +61 (0)8 9430 4539
Address: Corner of Marine Terrace & Essex Street Fremantle, WA, 6160 

Quest Harbour Village

Overlooking Challenger Harbour, Quest Harbour Village offers self-contained apartments with a private balcony and views over the harbour. The conference venue is just a 10-minute walk away.
The air-conditioned apartments have a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave. Each apartment has laundry facilities and a living room with flat-screen satellite TV and an iPod docking station. Some apartments also have a spa bath.
The property offers BBQ facilities, a conference room and a 24-hour front desk. Free parking is available on site.
Website: QuestApartments
Reservation, photos and more infowww.booking.com

Fremantle Bed & Breakfast 
Description: Pier 21 Apartment HotelSet in a historic 19th-century building, Fremantle Bed & Breakfast offers comfortable accommodation just 5 minutes’ walk to either the Fremantle town centre or the conference venue. It offers free continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi Internet.
All rooms are air conditioned, and come with a TV. Some shared bathrooms have a hot tub. There are also some rooms with an en suite bathroom and tea and coffee making facilities.
The communal lounge area is the perfect place for guests to relax. Ironing facilities and hairdryers can be provided upon request. Luggage storage is also available.

Fremantle B & B is located 8 minutes’ walk from the Fremantle (Freo) Markets. The Indian Ocean Beach is a 5-minute walk away. The University of Notre Dame is just 2 minutes’ walk.
Reservation, photos and more infowww.booking.com

Bannister Suites Fremantle Luxury Hotel

This four storey boutique hotel consists of 16 one bedroom luxury hotel suites, some with a private balcony overlooking picturesque Fremantle, plus 14 modern hotel rooms each decorated with contemporary interior furnishings.
This brand new luxury hotel located in the heart of the historic and iconic Fremantle is only 20 metres from the popular restaurant and cafe strip on South Terrace. There are two rooms located on the top floor with large open balconies and views of the cappuccino strip.
Telephone: +61 8 9435 1288 Fax: +61 8 9435 1289
Address: 22 Bannister Street, Fremantle, WA, 6160

Tradewinds Hotel

The Tradewinds Hotel offers 4-star accommodation in Fremantle with sweeping views across the Swan River. Guests can enjoy hotel facilities, including a swimming pool and spa pool, during their stay.
Tradewinds Hotel Fremantle is only 8 minutes’ drive from the heart of cosmopolitan Fremantle.
This charming heritage-listed building has been modernised, featuring a choice of studio rooms and 2-bedroom apartments. All have access to high-speed broadband internet, cable TV and in-house movies.
The bar offers a choice of local and imported beers, plus a selection of popular and premium wines. You can enjoy outdoor dining with a casual meal in the courtyard, or you can relax in the comfort of the Tradewinds Restaurant.
Note: The Tradewinds Hotel is 3km from the conference venue.
Telephone (618) 9339 8188 
Address: 59 Canning Highway, East Fremantle, WA, 6158

Pier 21 Apartment Hotel

Description: Pier 21 Apartment HotelPier 21 is situated beside the Swan River and boasts both marina and river views. Port Beach is less than 20 minutes’ walk away. All of the modern apartments have balconies.
This apartment hotel benefits from an indoor pool with spa, as well as an outdoor pool with views of the marina. Guests can make use of the communal barbecue facilities.
Note: Pier 21 Apartment Hotel is 3 km away from the centre of Fremantle and the conference venue.
Telephone +61 8 9336 2555 Fax: +61 8 9336 2140
Address: 7-9 John Street, North Fremantle, 6159