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PESA Conference 2017

Birth, Death and Rebirth:
Does philosophy of education need a new Subject?

1-5 Dec 2017, Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, Australia

Accommodation

ICMS Travel, as the official housing bureau for PESA 2017 has been able to secure discounted accommodation rates at selected hotels in Newcastle. Reservations need to be made before Monday 23 October 2017. The room rates are per night and include daily full buffet breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi. Accommodation will be allocated in order of receipt of bookings

Arrival Time

Check-in time is usually from 14:00. Should you wish to guarantee your room is ready before the hotel check-in time, it is recommended that you book and pay for the room for the evening prior to your arrival. Failure to advise your arrival time may mean that your room will be released.

Securing your Accommodation

To secure your reservation a deposit equivalent to one night's room tariff is required within 14 days of booking being made. Please ensure that valid credit card details are provided at the time of submitting your booking as these details are required to be passed onto the hotel as a guarantee. The hotel may not initially deduct a deposit payment from your credit card but may charge your full payment at the time of checkout. The hotel may charge a processing fee on payments by credit card.

Bookings cannot be made until ICMS Travel receives your credit card details. Room rates are in Australian Dollars. Hotel Room rates are inclusive of GST. 

Accommodation Cancellations

Should a guest cancel their room within 30 - 15 days of their arrival date, a one night cancellation fee will be incurred.

Should a guest fail to arrive at the Hotel or if a room is cancelled within 14 days of the arrival date the guest will be charged 100% of their full stay. 

The Conference cannot guarantee new bookings or amendments to existing bookings after Monday 23 October 2017.

Accommodation Amendments

Any changes to your booking must be made via email to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not directly with the hotel.

For further information regarding Conference accommodation options please view below.

Please note that accommodation has been secured from Thursday 30 November until Wednesday 6 December 2017. For accommodation outside these dates please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will endeavour to secure accommodations at the Conference rate for your extended stay.

 

venue

CROWNE PLAZA NEWCASTLE
Wharf Rd & Merewether St
Newcastle
Australia

DESCRIPTION:

Enviably positioned on the iconic Honeysuckle harbourfront, Crowne Plaza Newcastle is a welcoming and connected hub in the midst of the foreshore promenade, waterfront cafes and lively restaurants, and just moments away from spectacular beaches and the city CBD.

Crowne Plaza Newcastle’s premium facilities help you to relax and stay productive during your visit. Re-energise with a swim in our beautiful 25 metre outdoor pool, enjoy a stroll along the foreshore promenade or take advantage of complimentary access to the Forum Health and Wellness Centre, located next door to the hotel. Stay productive with the hotel’s convenient business centre offering computers, printing, photocopying, facsimile and a courier service. Unwind at the end of the day with a delicious meal in Seasalt Restaurant or a relaxing drink in Seasalt Bar.

KING CITY VIEW SUITE:

accom king city

Suite Facilities:

  • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower
  • Comfortable king beds with premium linen
  • Separate lounge area
  • Flat screen cable television with films on demand
  • Individual climate controlled air conditioning/heating
  • Broadband and wireless Internet access
  • Functional work space
  • Laptop size safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • 24hr room service

KING CITY VIEW SUITE RATE:

$225.00 per night incl. GST
Room rate quoted in AUD
Room rate includes one x  full buffet breakfast daily in Seasalt Restaurant and complimentary Wi-Fi

TWIN CITY VIEW SUITE:

accom twin city

Suite Facilities:

  • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower
  • Two x  King single beds with premium linen
  • Separate lounge area
  • Flat screen cable television with films on demand
  • Individual climate controlled air conditioning/heating
  • Broadband and wireless Internet access
  • Functional work space
  • Laptop size safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • 24hr room service
TWIN CITY VIEW SUITE RATE: $250.00 per night incl. GST
Room rate quoted in AUD
Room rate includes two x  full buffet breakfast daily in Seasalt Restaurant and complimentary Wi-Fi

KING SUITE HARBOURSIDE:

accom king suite harbourside

Suite Facilities:

  • Spacious bathroom with bath and shower facilities
  • Comfortable King bed with premium linen
  • Separate lounge area
  • 2 flat screen cable televisions with films on demand
  • Individual climate controlled air conditioning/heating
  • Wireless and broadband Internet access
  • Functional work space
  • Laptop size safe
  • Pantry with mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • 24hr room service
KING HARBOURSIDE SUITE RATE: $245.00 per night incl. GST
Room rate quoted in AUD
Room rate includes One  x full buffet breakfast daily in Seasalt Restaurant and complimentary Wi-Fi
CANCELLATION POLICY:



Should a guest cancel their room within 30 - 15 days of their arrival date, a one night cancellation fee will be incurred.
Should a guest fail to arrive at the Hotel (no shows) or if a room is cancelled within 14 days of the arrival date the guest will be charged 100% of their full stay

 

accom ibis hotel

IBIS NEWCASTLE HOTEL
700 Hunter Street
Newcastle
Australia

DESCRIPTION:

Featuring a warm and welcoming bistro and a bar stocking a wide selection of local and premium beers and Australian wines, Ibis Newcastle offers great-value Newcastle accommodation. With 97 comfortable rooms, each offering a flat screen TV and Wi- Fi Internet access, the hotel is conveniently located in the Newcastle’s Honeysuckle Precinct, which hosts a range of entertainment and attractions, including weekly live music, contemporary dining options and great views of the Newcastle working harbour.

In addition to convenient location and accommodation options, ibis Newcastle offers a range of services and facilities, including paid on-site parking, a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner, a bar open 24 hours, room service and paid Wi-Fi access.

STANDARD KING ROOM:
accom ibis king

King Room:

  • Room features the new ibis SweetBed – King size
  • Flat-screen TV with pay-per-view channels
  • Wired and wireless Internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Modern ensuite
  • Restaurant and Bar open 24 hours

STANDARD KING RATE:

$169.00 per night incl. GST
Room rate quoted in AUD
Room rate includes one x  full buffet breakfast daily in iBistro and complimentary Wi-Fi
Additional Breakfast available at a cost of $15.00 per person per day

STANDARD TWIN ROOM:
accom ibis twin

Twin Room:

  • Room features the new ibis SweetBeds – 2x Single beds
  • Flat-screen TV with pay-per-view channels
  • Wired and wireless Internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Modern ensuite
  • Restaurant and Bar open 24 hours

STANDARD TWIN ROOM:

$184.00 per night incl. GST
Room rate quoted in AUD
Room rate includes Two x full buffet breakfasts daily in iBistro and complimentary Wi-Fi

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Should a guest cancel their room within 30 - 15 days of their arrival date, a one night cancellation fee will be incurred.
Should a guest fail to arrive at the Hotel (no shows) or if a room is cancelled within 14 days of the arrival date the guest will be charged 100% of their full stay

 

Budget Accommodation

A couple of budget accommodation options for Newcastle are listed below. The budget accommodation properties included on the below list should be contacted directly regarding availability and reservations.
 
Newcastle Beach Hotel ( 15-20 minute walk)
21 Parnell Place
Newcastle East
Telephone: +61 2 4926 3688
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Newcastle Beach YHA ( 15 minute walk)
30 Pacific Street, Corner King Street
Newcastle
Telephone: +61 2 4925 3544
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Welcome

Important Dates

Call for Papers

Registration

Keynote Speakers

Program

Location &
General Info

Social Program

Accommodation

Public Discussion Panel: Why Teach Philosophy or Ethics in Schools?

 

Venue
Crowne Plaza, Newcastle
NSW Australia


Contact

 

Ph: 1300 792 466

Ph (International):
+61 3 9810 0200

 

 

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