MaD2018: Accommodation Options and Locations

MaD2018 Preferred Rate Accommodation Options



196-200 Quay St, Auckland
(8 minute walk to conference venue)

A contemporary hotel for the curious, the explorers and those who thrive on new experiences. Functionally chic, this contemporary hotel features 190 rooms and suites designed for all travellers, overlooking the vibrant Princes Wharf that is home to a stunning array of dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. Treat yourself to some of the best cuisine from around the world at ‘Beast and Butterflies’ – M Social’s signature restaurant. Alternatively, catch up with friends – both old and new – over a drink at what is disputably the longest bar in Auckland. Stay social with our distinctive hospitality. Everyone enjoys continental breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel!


Please enter GROUP CODE on the website when making your booking:  MAD18  Website:

OR block number 4417628 when calling or emailing the hotel |  Phone +64 9 377 0349

  • 15% off Best Available Flexible Rate, subject to availability
  • Rates include continental breakfast and Wifi
  • Cancel up to 2pm day before to avoid a cancellation fee
  • Booking dates: 20-22 May 2018



21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland
(5 minute walk to conference venue)

Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour is located in the heart of Auckland, a unique maritime experience between vibrant Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter. Inspired by New Zealand’s landscape and boasting panoramic views of Waitemata Harbour, this beautifully designed hotel is a true landmark destination.

All luxury appointed bedrooms and suites have private Juliet balconies, floor to ceiling windows and feature oversized bathrooms with separate rain showers and deep soaking bathtubs.  Features include espresso machines, Bose sound systems, French amenities and wifi for all guests.

BOOKING DETAILS: Bookings can be made online, LINK COMING SOON

  • Special rate of 20% off the unrestricted rate for MaD2018 Conference delegates
  • Rates are subject to availability.



1 Hobson Street, Auckland
(11 minute walk to conference venue)

In the sprawling City of Sails, conveniently located at Hotel Grand Chancellor you’ll enjoy accommodation in one of their modern and comfortable rooms, all boasting broadband internet access, SKY TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a fully stocked mini-bar, and a kitchenette with a refrigerator and dishwasher. The hotel itself contains many wonderful facilities including the No. 1 Hobson Lounge, fitness centre, 20-metre indoor and heated lap pool, and spa pool.

BOOKING DETAILS: Bookings can be made online until 20 April 2018. Please click here to book. 

The following rates include GST and are subject to availability.

Date One Bedroom Suite
21st May 2018 $240.00
22nd May 2017 $240.00

From 21st April, please contact the hotel directly to book. Phone +64 (9) 356 1000, email

MaD2018 Budget Accommodation Option

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16-20 Fort Street, Auckland
(16 minute walk to conference venue)

Nomads Auckland Hostel is located in a beautiful historic building in downtown Auckland. The hostel has some of the best facilities you will ever find in a backpackers hostel, from deluxe en-suite private rooms with TV, to elegantly appointed shared accommodation with crisp clean linen.Facilities include 24 hour reception, free WI-FI, free rooftop spa and sauna and a rooftop kitchen with panoramic views of the city and harbour.

BOOKING DETAILS: Book online on the Nomads Website.