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With nearly 10 million visitors to Melbourne every year, the city has some of the greatest hotels on offer. We recommend booking as soon as possible to secure your preferred hotel as “Mad March” in Melbourne is alive with many festivals including  the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix both finishing on the 15th of March, Melbourne Fashion Festival and the ICC Cricket World Cup taking place during Cisco Live. We have negotiated rates* with the hotels outlined below. The Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel of your choice directly.

Please find below the contact details for each hotel. We recommend making your bookings via email so that the hotel has your request in writing and may easily email you confirmation.

*Please note that published rates specified below are subject to availability at time of booking

Crown Promenade

Crown Towers (5 Star)

A spectacular Melbourne landmark, Crown Towers rises above the city's vibrant precinct of Southbank, offering luxury accommodation with leisure facilities and an impeccable standard of guest service and attention to detail. Located in the heart of the action, the Crown Towers Hotel is 0.5km to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Click here to request your accommodation via the hotel website.


Rate Mention that you are part of the Cisco Live Conference to receive the negotiated room rate from $305 per room per night inclusive of internet access. Click here to request your accommodation via the hotel website or quote the code Cisco Live 2015 when you call reservations. Subject to availability.
Address 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne
Telephone +61 3 9292 6868
Toll Free 1800 811 653
Fax +61 3 9292 6299
Email reservations.mct@crownhotels.com.au
Distance to walk 0.5km (5 minutes approximately by foot)

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Crown Promenade

Crown Metropol (5 Star)

Crown Metropol features an unparalleled luxury hotel experience with modern and unmistakably stylish accommodation.  Located in the heart of the action - Melbourne's vibrant Southbank entertainment precinct.  Crown Metropol Hotel is 0.3km to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Click here to request your accommodation via the hotel website.

 

 



Rate Mention that you are part of the Cisco Live Conference to receive the negotiated room rate from $270 per room per night inclusive of internet access. Click here to request your accommodation via the hotel website or quote the code Cisco Live 2015 when you call reservations. Subject to availability.
Address 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne
Telephone +61 3 9292 6211
Toll Free 1800 056 662
Fax +61 3 9292 6455
Email reservations.mcm@crownhotels.com.au
Distance to walk 0.5km (5 minutes approximately by foot)

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Crown Promenade

Crown Promenade (4.5 Star)

Stylish, affordable, and thoroughly modern, Melbourne's Crown Promenade Hotel offers you a fresh perspective on how good a hotel can be. Located in the heart of the action - Melbourne's vibrant Southbank entertainment precinct and directly linked to the exciting Crown Entertainment Complex by Airbridge. Crown Promenade Hotel is 0.5km to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

The hotel features spacious rooms with fantastic views overlooking Port Phillip Bay or the Melbourne CBD and Yarra River.

Click here to request your accommodation via the hotel website.

 

Rate Mention that you are part of the Cisco Live Conference to receive the negotiated room rate from $250 per room per night inclusive of internet access. Click here to request your accommodation via the hotel website or quote the code Cisco Live 2015 when you call reservations. Subject to availability.
Address 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Melbourne
Telephone +61 3 9292 6688
Toll Free 1800 776 612
Fax +61 3 9292 6600
Email reservations.mcp@crownhotels.com.au
Distance to walk 0.5km (5 minutes approximately by foot)

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Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn (4 Star)

Holiday Inn on Flinders is a truly friendly and personal boutique-style hotel perfectly located 500 metres from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The International Airport can be reached via direct freeway access in easy 20 minutes. Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders has just completed a refurbishment including a visual upgrade of guest rooms for your perfect haven of comfort.

 

Rate Quote code "CIS" to receive the negotiated room rate of $230 per room per night.  (An additional $100 surcharge will apply for booking requests for the nights of 12-15 March 2015)  Alternatively, please click here to secure your accommodation.
Address 575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Telephone + 61 3 9648 2709 (business hours only)
Email reservations.melfs@ihg.com
Distance to walk 0.5km (5 minutes approximately by foot)

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Travel

Airline Travel within Australia

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located 20 kilometres from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. Please note Melbourne has two airports and Tullamarine is the most convenient airport to fly into. Melbourne Avalon is an additional 30 minutes from Melbourne CBD.

QANTAS - For reservations book online at www.qantas.com.au or call 13 13 13
Jetstar - For reservations book online at www.jetstar.com.au or call 13 15 38
Virgin - For reservations book online at www.virginblue.com.au or call 13 67 89

Airline Travel from New Zealand

To ensure that delegates have access to the best available fares, please contact your local travel agent or the airlines directly within New Zealand.

Visa Requirements

All nationalities (excluding New Zealanders) require a visa for Australia.

For more information please visit: http://www.immi.gov.au/visawizard/
The visa must be applied for outside of Australia.

If you require a Visa letter to confirm your reason for entering Australia, please email ciscolive@veritas.com.au with the following details:

  • Name as per passport
  • Passport Number
  • Country of Origin
  • Issue Date
  • Expiration Date
  • Embassy Name
  • Embassy Address
  • Embassy Phone Number
  • Embassy Email Address

* Please note, your passport MUST have 6 months validity to gain entry into Australia.

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John Chambers Invite

John Chambers, Chairman and CEO invites you to join us at Cisco live AU 2014, San Francisco, California, May 18-22, 2014.

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