Summer Institute 2019 – Accommodation Guide

To make your accommodation search easier, we’ve compiled a list of hotels based both in and around Footscray, Melbourne’s CBD, as well as Williamstown for the Summer Institute opening ceremony and Werribee which is situated close to Wyndham Tech School (Primary STEAM attendees only).

Below, you’ll find a summary of the accommodation and a map to show you where it is located in relation to the venue.

If you have any further questions, please contact AVID Australia at AVID. Australia@vu.edu.au

ACCOMMODATION IN CBD

Brady Hotel– (15 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. Within walking distance of Melbourne Central Station

  • Address: 30 Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Contact number: (03) 8580 6061
  • Public transport availability: 20-25 minutes – 2 minute walk to Melbourne Central Train Station, 9 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders – (16 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. Within walking distance of Southern Cross train station.

  • Address: 575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
  • Contact number: (03) 9650 9888
  • Public transport availability: 25 minutes – 2 minute walk to Southern Cross Station, 10 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Ibis Melbourne Swanston Street – (15 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. 10 minute walk to Melbourne Central station.

  • Address: 609 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053
  • Contact number: (03) 9347 3027
  • Public transport availability: 36 minutes – 10 minute walk to Melbourne Central station, 11 minute train journey to Footscray station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Pegasus – (14 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. 5 minute walk to Flagstaff station.

  • Address: 206 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
  • Contact number: (03) 9284 2400
  • Public transport availability: 29 minutes – 5 minute walk to Flagstaff station, 9 minute train journey to Footscray station, 10 minute walk to venue

Quest Docklands – (14 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. 9 minute walk to Southern Cross station.

  • Address: 750 Bourke Street, Docklands, VIC, 3008
  • Contact number: (03) 9630 1000
  • Public transport availability: 32 minutes – 9 minute walk to Southern Cross Station, 8 minute train trip to Footscray station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Travelodge Hotel Melbourne Docklands – (13 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. 7 minute walk to Southern Cross station

  • Address: 66 Aurora Lane, Docklands, VIC, 3008
  • Contact number: (03) 8615 1000
  • Public transport availability: 20-25 minutes – 7 minute walk to Southern Cross station and then 8 minute train journey to Footscray station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Atlantis Hotel Melbourne – (11 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation, located on the edge of the CBD. Closer to Footscray than most hotels.

  • Address: 300 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Contact number: (03) 9600 2900
  • Public transport availability: 30 minutes – 2 minute walk to bus station (216), get off at Leeds Street, 10 minute walk to venue.

ACCOMMODATION IN FOOTSCRAY

Quest Flemington – (5 minutes drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments. Located close to Footscray.

  • Address: 600 Epsom Rd, Flemington, VIC, 3031
  • Contact number: (03) 9371 2200
  • Public transport availability: 10-15 minutes – take the 404 bus, three stops
  • Participant Discount: Mention the following code to receive a 10% discount off their best available rate: 90691. Guests will need to call (03) 9371 2200 and mention the code in order to receive the special rate.

Plough Hotel – (15 minute walk, 2 minute drive)

Hotel suitable for small groups. Comes with individual rooms and only one room for twin guests. Within walking distance of venue.

  • Address: 333 Barkly Street (Cnr of Geelong Rd & Barkly St) Footscray, VIC, 3011
  • Contact number: (03) 9687 2070
  • Public transport availability: NA

Footscray Motor Inn and Serviced Apartments – (10 minute walk, 2 minute drive)

Motel style accommodation and serviced apartments – good for smaller groups with limited rooms. Within walking distance of venue.

  • Address: 90 Droop St, Footscray, VIC, 3011
  • Contact number: (03) 9688 8700
  • Public transport availability: NA

Quest Moonee Valley – (12 minute drive)

Shared accommodation and self-contained apartments. Close to Footscray but not the CBD.

  • Address: 1 McPherson St, Moonee Ponds, VIC, 3039
  • Contact number: (03) 8325 9500
  • Public transport availability: 30-40 minutes

Quest Maribyrnong – (10 minute drive)

Shared accommodation and self-contained apartments. Close to Footscray but not the CBD.

  • Address: 2 Wests Rd, Maribyrnong, VIC, 3032
  • Contact number: (03) 9070 2222
  • Public transport availability: 15-20 minutes
  • Participant Discount: AVID10 – if used on their website, will provide a 10% discount off Quest Best Rate.

Ashley Hotel –  (8 minute drive)

Hotel accommodation. Close to Footscray but not the CBD.

  • Address: 226 Ballarat Rd, Braybrook, VIC, 3019
  • Contact number: (03) 9317 9257
  • Public transport availability: 20 minutes

ACCOMMODATION IN WILLIAMSTOWN

Quest Williamstown – (15 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Within walking distance of Summer Institute 2019 opening ceremony at Williamstown Town Hall.

  • Address: 1 Syme Street, Williamstown VIC 3106
  • Contact number: (03) 9393 5350
  • Public transport availability: 1 hour–  5 minute walk to North Williamstown Train Station, 45 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Punt Hill Apartments Williamstown – (15 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Within walking distance of Summer Institute 2019 opening ceremony at Williamstown Town Hall.

  • Address: 4-18 Ferguson Street, Williamstown 3106
  • Contact number: (03) 9393 1200
  • Public transport availability: 1 hour –  5 minute walk to North Williamstown Train Station, 45 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

City West Accommodation – (15 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Within walking distance of Summer Institute 2019 opening ceremony at Williamstown Town Hall.

  • Address: 160 Cecil Street, Williamstown 3106
  • Contact number: +61 422 932 113
  • Public transport availability: 1 hour –  5 minute walk to North Williamstown Train Station, 45 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Amawind Apartments – (20 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Within walking distance of Summer Institute 2019 opening ceremony at Williamstown Town Hall.

  • Address: 10 Ann Street, Williamstown 3016
  • Contact number: (03) 9397 4147
  • Public transport availability: 1 hour –  5 minute walk to Williamstown Beach Train Station, 45 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Simmers Serviced Apartments – (15 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Within walking distance of Summer Institute 2019 opening ceremony at Williamstown Town Hall.

  • Address: 21-23 Ferguson Street, Williamstown 3016
  • Contact number: (03) 9397 6234
  • Public transport availability: 1 hour –  5 minute walk to North Williamstown Train Station, 45 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

Quest Williamstown North – (15 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Within walking distance of Summer Institute 2019 opening ceremony at Williamstown Town Hall.

  • Address:115 Kororoit Creek Road, Williamstown North 3016
  • Contact number: (03) 9393 9800
  • Public transport availability: 1 hour –  5 minute walk to Williamstown Beach Train Station, 45 minute train journey to Footscray Station, 10 minute walk to venue.

ACCOMMODATION NEAR WYNDHAM TECH SCHOOL (PRIMARY STEAM ATTENDEES ONLY)

Quest Werribee – (8 minute drive)

Serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Located Close to Wyndham Tech School.

  • Address: 69 Synnot Street, Werribee, VIC 3030
  • Contact number: (03) 8744 6000
  • Public transport availability: 25 minutes –  10 minute walk to Werribee Train Station, 5 minute train journey to Hoppers Crossing Train Station, 10 minute walk to Wyndham Tech School.

Werribee Motel and Apartments – (8 minute drive)

Motel and serviced apartment style hotel rooms. Good for shared accommodation and self-contained apartments.  Located Close to Wyndham Tech School.

  • Address: 6 Tower Road, Werribee, VIC 3030
  • Contact number: (03) 9741 9944
  • Public transport availability: 25 minutes –  10 minute walk to Werribee Train Station, 5 minute train journey to Hoppers Crossing Train Station, 10 minute walk to Wyndham Tech School.