World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production


To assist you with booking accommodation when attending the Congress the organisers have negotiated exclusive rates at the hotels listed below.  Bookings at these hotels can be made via the Congress registration process here.

Please note: If when booking your hotel, the online system indicates it is full please email Rosanna Carleton with your preferred hotel and dates and she will be able to assist you.  The hotel may not be full, your dates may fall outside the rooms held by the organisers.

Hotels are listed in order of walking distance to the venue (Aotea Centre).

Grand Millennium Auckland

71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland 
(4 minute walk to the venue / 350m away)

The Grand Millennium Auckland is located in the very heart of cosmopolitan Auckland with some of the city's finest dining, shopping and entertainment venues at your doorstep. This Auckland CBD hotel is linked via an underground tunnel to Auckland Conventions. Also nearby are landmark venues: The Civic, Auckland Town Hall and Aotea Square, the city's largest outdoor civic space where you can relax and often attend local events.  All of the stylish rooms, combine smart design, chic decor, floor to ceiling windows for natural light and modern amenities to ensure you have a comfortable stay.

Superior Room $380.00 FULLY BOOKED

Check in: 3.00pm / Check out: 11.00am


Crowne Plaza

128 Albert Street, Auckland
(4 minute walk to the venue / 350m away)

Crowne Plaza Auckland is an award-winning Auckland hotel located in the heart of the city. We offer the perfect balance of superior comfort, personal service and contemporary accommodation, only minutes from some of Auckland's best spots. With a range of fantastic facilities including versatile meeting and conference spaces, a Club Lounge, gym and 24-hour business centre, we also have everything you need to make any trip a successful one.

Superior Room $395.00  FULLY BOOKED

Check in: 3.00pm / Check out: 11.00am


Base Backpackers Auckland

229 Queen Street, Auckland
(5 minute walk to the venue / 400m away)

Base Backpackers Auckland is located in the heart of the city - central to shops, cafés, museums, Sky tower and only a few minutes walk to train, bus and ferry terminals and Vector Arena. The airport bus (skybus) stops right outside our door!Quality Auckland backpackers offering comfy beds in a clean modern and secure environment.  Facilities include a 24 hour reception, patrolled security, swipe card access, high speed wireless internet café, large modern kitchen with communal area and laundry, luggage storage, 2 Sky TV lounges and home to 3 inhouse bars.

Bed - Dorm Room $35.00
Private Room with Ensuite $125.00 FULLY BOOKED
Private Room with Shared Bathroom $95.00

Check in: 2.00pm / Check out: 10.00am


VR Auckland City

188 Hobson Street, Auckland
(6 minute walk to the venue / 450m away)

VR Auckland City offers premium accommodation in the heart of Auckland city. Guests have an option to choose from the comfort and privacy of a studio to a One or Two bedroom apartment, each featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access, a fully equipped kitchen and laundry. The serviced apartment is at an easy stroll away from Queen Street shopping, the Sky Tower and Casino, Viaduct Harbour, as well as Auckland's finest cafe's and restaurants. All apartments come with free continental breakfast packs

Studio Room $175.00 - FULLY BOOKED
2 Bedroom Apartment $235.00

Check in: 2.00pm / Check out: 10.00am


Auckland City Hotel

157 Hobson Street, Auckland
(6 minute walk to the venue / 450m away)

The Auckland City Hotel is ideally located in the heart of Auckland's entertainment and business district. Only five minute's walk to the Sky Tower, Aotea Square, Civic Theatre and Queen Street, the Auckland City Hotel offers convenient, environmentally friendly accommodation for business and leisure travellers alike.

Studio Room $220.00 - FULLY BOOKED
Breakfast $25.00

Check in: 2.00pm / Check out: 10.00am


SKYCITY Grand Hotel

90 Federal Street, Auckland
(6 minute walk to the venue / 450m away)

Ideally situated in the heart of Auckland's CBD, with many of the City's most impressive attractions and eateries literally on our doorstep, the SkyCity Grand Hotel offers guests a truly five-star experience.  Newly refurbished, each room is spacious and airy with a large window allowing views and light.  

Premium Luxury Room $395.00
Breakfast $39.00

Check in: 3.00pm / Check out: 11.00am


SKYCITY Hotel Auckland

Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland
(7 minute walk to the venue / 600m away)

Escape to a hotel where exceptional experiences happen every day. A place where you can enjoy free Wi-Fi genuine Kiwi hospitality and modern, spacious accommodation. Explore the sights and sounds of vibrant Auckland, including the iconic Sky Tower. Pamper yourself at rejuvenating spa facilities. Experience magnificent dining with over 20 restaurants, cafes and bars close by, not to mention theatres and the exciting SkyCity Casino. 

Premium Room $359.00
Breakfast $23.90

Check in: 3.00pm / Check out: 11.00am


Rydges Auckland

59 Federal Street, Auckland
(8 minute walk to the venue / 650m away)

New Zealand's premiere Auckland accommodation is a vibrant mix of London sophistication, Sydney cool and New York style. The trademark warm Kiwi hospitality is just an added bonus at Rydges Auckland Hotel! Rydges Auckland is an excellent choice in Auckland CBD accommodation options. It is located a short stroll to the Viaduct Harbour, Auckland's stunning waterfront, which features a vibrant and diverse array of restaurants and bars.

Premium Harbour View King $344.00 

Check in: 2.00pm / Check out: 10.00am


Oaks Metro Suites

40 Kitchener Street, Auckland
(11 minute walk to the venue / 750m away)

Metro Suites offers inner-city hotel accommodation perfectly positioned in the heart of Auckland's commercial precinct.  Located directly across from Albert Park and within the main shopping district and only a short walk to the Auckland Art Gallery, the Aotea Centre.

One Bedroom Deluxe $279.00  FULLY BOOKED
One Bedroom Suite $264.00  FULLY BOOKED

Check in: 2.00pm / Check out: 10.00am

Terms and Conditions

Rates are per room per night and include 15% GST (goods and services tax).

Credit card details are required at the time of booking as a guarantee only, your card will not be charged.  All accommodation charges must be settled directly with the Hotel prior to departure. No invoice will be issued.

Credit card details are encrypted in the online registration system database and stored in an electronic vault. The payment service provider EventsAIR, is PCI DSS Level 1 compliant. This means your card data is protected to the highest possible levels, from data entry into our online registration sites, through to payment into the banks. Nothing will be deducted from your card prior to the conference.

In case of your non arrival or late cancellation the hotel will be given access to your card details to charge the appropriate cancellation fee.

If you wish to charge back your accommodation this can be done at check-out if your organisation has made an arrangement directly with the hotel concerned. If a charge back has been arranged, please notify Conference Innovators.

Please do not hesitate to contact Rosanna Carleton or +64 3 379 0390 should you have any questions regarding accommodation at the Congress



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