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Places to stay

College Accommodation

We continue the great tradition of having affordable college accommodation on campus for delegates to stay at. This is a great way to meet other delegates and be really close to the venue. Both Trinity and St Mary's colleges are available (with similar facilities). For $65/night you get: room to yourself, shared bathroom, all linens and Internet connectivity.

Budget Accommodation

This year, we've also worked together with a local backpackers to offer a special LCA deal for those on a budget. For $35/night you get: dorm room accommodation (with other delegates), light breakfast and some internet time.

Check out the Hotel Discovery web site at http://www.melbournediscovery.com. They have 24hr reception, card access to rooms, many a chill-out room, an onsite cinema room, rooftop garden, a downstairs bar, a cafe and a travel agent. They can also organise discounted transfers to and from the airport.

Nearby Hotels

We've also managed to secure deals with some hotels in Melbourne.

Jasper Hotel

4 star - $150/night
Quote "Linux 08" when making a booking or enquiry.


For $150/night or $180/night including breakfast for a Deluxe Queen (1 queen size bed) or Deluxe Twin (two single beds). There is free internet access on the ground and first floors (get the key from reception)

Hotel Unilodge on Flinders

Hotel Unilodge On Flinders is Located opposite the Flinders Street Train Station and Federation Square and is the perfect place to stay right in the heart of Melbourne's CBD. You're minutes away from everything there is to love about the city. Not only that, but it's only a few minutes on a tram to the conference venue (The University of Melbourne).

3.5 star, includes double bed, kitchenette, private ensuite.

$99/night for 27/01/08 - 02/02/08 with "linux.conf.au" as conference code when booking online at http://www.unilodgehotel.com.au All other nights as stated on web site.

Book direct via internet, phone or email.

Ph: +61 3 9224 1500
Fax: +61 3 9224 1530
Email: bookings.flinders@unilodge.com.au
Address: 238 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Internet access is available - Broadband connection 480/480k

  • 5 Hours $20
  • 30 Hours $70
  • 80 Hours $120

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