14th IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) Symposium on System Identification, SYSID 2006, March 29-31
IFAC SYSID 2006

Accommodation Options

Recommended accommodation options for SYSID2006 delegates are detailed below. In many cases, special room rates, and pre-allocation of rooms to support SYSID2006 are available.

To aid in your choice of accommodation, the downloadable map to the right profiles hotel accommodation relative to the Symposium venue - and other attractions such as the beach.

Delegates are strongly encouraged to make accommodation bookings as soon as possible.

In all cases, it is the responsibility of delegates to communicate directly with the hotel of their choice in order to arrange reservation.

All prices shown below are per night rates in Australian dollars and inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Crowne Plaza Newcastle This is the main conference hotel, being of 4.5 star standard, comprehensive in size, located on the waterfront of Newcastle Harbour, and only 5 minutes walk from the conference venue. All rooms are one-bedroom suites with city or harbour views; separate living area and bedroom; high speed internet access with large working desk; and breakfast bar. A block booking of rooms to support SYSID2006 has been made at the special rates of
  • $160 - one bedroom city view suite (room only)
  • $175 - one bedroom harbourside suite (room only)
  • $234 - one bedroom harbourside club spa suite (includes breakfast for 2 and evening drinks and canapes)
Breakfast is an additional $24per person if arranged when making the accommodation booking.

In order to make a reservation at the above rates, please email the hotel or phone them on +61 2 4907 5062 and mention you are booking to attend the SYSID2006 conference in conjuction with the University of Newcastle.


Noah's on the Beach This hotel is of 4.5 star standard and features impressive ocean views from rooms and restaurant. It is located directly opposite Newcastle beach, and is 15 minutes walk from the conference venue. The following special room rates for SYSID2006 attendees have been negotiated.
  • $153 - Ocean View Room
  • $139 - Harbour View Room
  • $129 - City View Room

In order to make a reservation at the above rates, please email the hotel and mention you are booking to attend the SYSID2006 conference in conjuction with the University of Newcastle.


Quest Apartments This hotel is of 4.5 star standard and features apartment style rooms. It is located on the main street of Newcastle, and is only 10 minutes walk from the conference venue. A block booking of rooms to support SYSID2006 has been made at the special rates of
  • $149 - One Bedroom Apartment (1-2 persons)
  • $188 - Two Bedroom Apartment (1-4 persons)
  • $225 - Three Bedroom Apartment (1-6 persons)

In order to make a reservation at the above rates, please email the hotel and mention you are booking to attend the IFAC-SYSID2006 conference.


Clarendon Hotel This hotel is of 4 star standard and is the closest one (3 minutes walk) to the conference venue, and is located on the main street of Newcastle. The following special room rates for SYSID2006 attendees have been negotiated.
  • $110 - Standard Room (up to 2 persons)
  • $121 - Deluxe Room (up to 2 persons)
  • $132 - Standard Suite (up to 4 persons)
  • $143 - Deluxe Suite (up to 4 persons)

In order to make a reservation at the above rates, please email the hotel and mention you are booking to attend the SYSID2006 conference.


Capri Plaza Hotel This hotel is of 4 star standard 15 minutes walk from the conference venue, and located near the main street of Newcastle. The following special room rates for SYSID2006 attendees have been negotiated.
  • $120 - Standard Room (up to 2 persons)
  • $140 - Executive Room (up to 2 persons)

In order to make a reservation at the above rates, please email the hotel and mention you are booking to attend the SYSID2006 conference.


Ibis Hotel This hotel is of 3.5 star standard 15 minutes walk from the conference venue, and located on the main street of Newcastle. The following special room rates for SYSID2006 attendees have been negotiated.
  • $129 - Standard Room (up to 2 persons)

In order to make a reservation at the above rates, please email the hotel and mention you are booking to attend the SYSID2006 conference.


Newcastle YHA This accommodation will be of interest to delegates interested in a budget option. A mixture of private and dormitory style rooms are available. Within this class of accommodation, the facilities are excellent, as a perusal of the web site will show. It is 15 minutes walk from the conference venue, 2 minutes to Newcastle Beach, and close to many food and refreshment options.