The conference will be held at the University of New England, but accommodation options are limited close to the conference venue. We will run a shuttle bus into from the conference venue into Armidale for the start and end of the conference each day. Below is a list of nearby accommodation venues. The listed motels are all in walking distance of the tourist information (bus pick-up and drop-off point). There are also some Airbnbs ( available in Armidale.


University accommodation is available for students only.

AAABG would prefer that students who require accommodation choose the University accommodation, because it is close to the workshop venue and it will facilitate our arrangements for students who attend the workshop. UNE College Accommodation is available for the 2019 AAABG Conference – 27 October – 01 November 2019

Basic single standard student style college rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Nightly rate is $64 per person and includes linen, meals are not included.   

Bookings can be made through the Accommodation Portal by selecting the ‘casual bookings’ then follow the prompts.  Please enter ‘AAABG19’ in the special needs area.  Accommodation is subject to availability at the time of submitting a booking request online. An invoice will be emailed to guests once the booking is processed and accommodation is confirmed once full payment is received.


Estelle Kramer Motor Inn

Phone   02 6772 5200


Address 113 Barney Street

Armidale NSW 2350

Estelle Kramer is located in the heart of Armidale and has a variety of rooms. Undercover parking is also available.


New England Motor Inn

Phone   02 6771 1011


Address 100 Dumaresq Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The New England Motor Inn is located in the CBD of Armidale within a short walk to the shops, restaurants, cafe's and malls. The rooms will cater for single travelers to King Rooms or a Bridal / Honeymoon suite

Quality Hotel Powerhouse

Phone   02 6772 7788


Address 31 Marsh Street

Whether you are visiting Armidale for business or pleasure, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Armidale offers 55 hotel rooms that can cater to all your individual needs and budgets. The hotel is Armidale's first 4.5star hotel and the facilities include 24-hour reception; AZKA Restaurant; Wine and Tapas Bar; room service; private dining room and conference rooms

Sandstock Motor Inn

Phone   02 6772 9988


Address 101 Dumaresq Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The Sandstock Motor Inn is a charming boutique style motel situated right in the heart of Armidale. The motel offers various accommodation with queen Beds, Austar and air conditioning standard in all rooms. Family rooms are also available.


Westwood Motor Inn

Phone   02 6772 8000


Address 62 Barney Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The Westwood Motorinn is located 2 minute walk from the town centre and has a variety of accommodation available. There are standard motel rooms available or 2 or 3 bedroom Self Contained apartments available that will sleep up to 7 people.


White Lanterns Motel

Phone   02 6772 5777


Address 22 Marsh Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The White Lanterns Motel is located 1 km from the Post Office. the units are very quiet and set back from the main road and are surrounded by gardens. The are a variety of rooms available from single to family rooms.


Tattersalls Hotel

Address: 174 Beardy St, Armidale NSW 2350

Phone: (02) 6772 2247

Newly refurbished boutique accommodation right in the mall. A range of rooms are available


Lindsay House

Address: 128 Faulkner St, Armidale NSW 2350

Phone: (02) 6771 4554

Boutique heritage accommodation.


City Center Motor inn

146 Dangar St, Armidale NSW 2350•(02) 6772 2351

 Newly refurbished

Abbotsleigh Motor Inn

Phone   02 6772 9488


Address 76 Barney Street

Armidale NSW 2350

A quality motel, located close to the town center and offering a range of accommodation with all of the comforts of home. The restaurant is complimented by its inviting bar and cosy fire place.


Armidale Pines Motel

Phone   02 6772 0625


Address 141 Marsh Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The Armidale Pines is located right in the city centre, in easy walking distance of shops and restaurants. There are 19 spacious units with queen-sized beds, kitchenettes and Austar.


Cedar Lodge Motel

Phone   02 6772 9511


Address 119 Barney Street

Armidale NSW 2350

Centrally located in the Armidale CBD catering for the traveling corporates or discerning couples looking for spacious, modern accommodation with all modern appliances. Can also accommodate families up to 6 in 2-bedroom suites.


City Centre Motor Inn

Phone   02 6772 2351


Address Cnr Dangar and Barney Streets


Located within 2 blocks of the CBD, this motel has 40 rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms and WIFI. Clean, comfortable rooms at affordable prices. Pet friendly on request.. Rooms from $135+ including continental breakfast


Club Motel

Phone   02 6772 8777


Address 105-107 Dumaresq Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The Club Motel is located opposite the Bowling Club and within walking distance of the Armidale CBD. Facilities include of 18 ground-floor suites all with ensuite bathrooms, king or queen beds and Austar. Wheelchair access.


Cotswold Gardens Boutique Motel

Phone   02 6772 8222


Address 34 Marsh Street


Best Western Cotswold Gardens offers you a unique accommodation experience. The boutique motel is set on the grounds of the historic home, "Cotswold" built in the late 1800, that is now the site of the Manor Restaurant. There are 24 well-appointed ground-floor rooms with room service, breakfast and dinner available. Undercover parking.


Country Comfort Armidale

Phone   02 6772 8511


Address 86 Barney Street

Armidale NSW 2350

The Country Comfort is conveniently located in the centre of Armidale, opposite Central Park. Facilities include function rooms and a sauna. There are a variety of rooms including spa suites and family rooms that will sleep 5 people.


Elite Motor Inn

Phone   02 6771 5377


Address 71 Marsh Street

Armidale NSW 2350

Elite Motor Inn is a modern 4 star motel located just 500 mtrs from the CBD. There are 14 modern units overlooking Dumaresq Creek that will accommodate up to 4 adults