Chifley Hotels – part of SilverNeedle Hospitality – offer a quality MICE experience at an affordable price. With prime locations in Australia and New Zealand including Victoria (Dandenong and Geelong); South Australia (Adelaide); New South Wales (Eastern Creek, Penrith, Wollongong and Newcastle); Queensland (Brisbane and Cairns); Northern Territory (Alice Springs) and in New Zealand (Auckland).

The Grand Chifley Hotel and Chifley Hotels are 4 star and 4½ star hotels and apartments with impressive features. These include spacious accommodation rooms and suites, set in a stylish decor and with private balconies; state-of-the-art conference facilities boasting natural light; tantalising food & beverage menus prepared fresh by Chefs and kitchens onsite; and a high level of service that ensures customer satisfaction.

An hour from Melbourne’s CBD and at the foothills of Mount Dandenong, is the Chifley Doveton Hotel. If space is what you need, then this hotel has it! Set on a large site comprising 8,000 square metres, this venue is perfect for large MICE events. Hotel features include 128 well presented accommodation rooms; 4 function rooms, with a maximum capacity to hold 150 guests banquet and 300 cocktail; and parking onsite. For beer lovers, book a Brewery Tour of the Coldwater Creek Microbrewery onsite – and for only $5 per person, this includes a tour and tasting of Coldwater Creek Pilsner. Conference day package is priced at $65 per delegate.

Geelong is known as the ‘City by the Bay’ and gateway to the Bellarine Peninsula, surf coast and the Brisbane Ranges. It is Victoria’s largest regional city and less than 1 hour from Melbourne, and only a 20 minute drive from Avalon Airport. Chifley Hotel & Apartments Geelong is conveniently located opposite beautiful Corio Bay, where guests can enjoy stunning views or take leisurely strolls along this spectacular foreshore. Hotel features include 68 accommodation rooms; 3 function rooms, with a maximum capacity of 120 guests cocktail; and onsite parking. Guests will enjoy dining in the popular Black Salt Restaurant, which offers sweeping views of beautiful Corio Bay. For residential conferences, the hotel provides complimentary conferencing equipment. Conference day package is priced from $55 per delegate.

The Grand Chifley Hotel Adelaide is a 4½ hotel of superior quality, and overlooks the beautiful South Parklands. Located on the southern fringe of Adelaide’s CDB, guests have the luxury of being close to the CBD and enjoying relaxing tranquillity of the parklands opposite. With spectacular views of the Adelaide Hills and Glenelg Beach in the distance, this hotel is also close proximity to world famous wine regions such as the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills. Features include 138 accommodation rooms, including spa suites; 3 function rooms, with a maximum capacity of 250 guests cocktail and theatre; onsite parking; and menus are creatively designed by Chef, Michelle Navara. Conference day package is priced at $60 per delegate.

Chifley Hotel on South Terrace is another Adelaide gem! This 4 star property is conveniently located on the perimeter of the CBD, with stunning views of picturesque South Parklands. The hotel has a 30m outdoor swimming pool and the prestigious Kurrajong Restaurant can be used for private group bookings. Hotel features include 95 accommodation rooms, mostly Deluxe Queens; 4 spacious conference rooms, with a maximum capacity to hold 150 delegates theatre style; and complimentary parking. Conference day package is priced at $55 per delegate.

Get the adrenalin pumping at the Chifley Eastern Creek located in Western Sydney and opposite the Eastern Creek International Raceway, and close to the action! This hotel is easily assessable to the M4 and M7 motorways and features include 104 modern accommodation rooms; 3 spacious function rooms, with a maximum capacity to seat 100 guests and 200 cocktail; and onsite parking. All food menus are prepared fresh by Chef, Kirk Bayldon including the popular Coldwater Creek Tavern. This unique eatery will tempt any private group to dine a la carte or traditional pub style. And don’t worry about any noise as the hotel has double glazed windows so is perfect for clients wanting ‘no distractions’. Conference day package is priced at $65 per delegate.

Located also in the Western Sydney region and at the base of the Blue Mountains, is the established Chifley Hotel Penrith. If entertainment is high on your client agenda, then this hotel is definitely best choice as it is located on the same site as the recently refurbished Panthers World of Entertainment. Hotel features include 223 accommodation rooms, including the new design courtyard style; 12 conference rooms at the Panther complex next door, with a maximum capacity to hold 1,500 guests; and has parking onsite.

Looking for a venue out of Sydney? Then book the Chifley Wollongong Hotel, a 1½ hour drive from Sydney and located on the pristine South Coast. Hotel features include an oceanfront location with beach and walking paths close by; 168 spacious accommodation rooms with private balconies; 10 functions rooms, with a maximum capacity to hold 280 guests banquet and 480 cocktail; discounted internet; and parking. A perfect venue for clients wanting a relaxed atmosphere with a professional touch! Conference day package is priced at $62 per delegate.

Just a leisurely two hour drive north of Sydney is the 4½ star Chifley Apartments Newcastle located in the heart of Newcastle. Within easy walking distance from the property is a vast selection of waterfront restaurants on the Wharf, making this hotel an ideal choice for clients looking for stylish accommodation and intimate conference facilities with the flexibility to dine offsite most evenings. Features include 70 apartments with large private balconies; 2 function rooms with own terrace, with a maximum capacity of 45 guests theatre; parking onsite; and an impressive swimming pool! Conference day package is priced at $55 per delegate.

If you’re taking your conference north to Queensland, then Chifley at Lennons Hotel in Brisbane’s CBD is perfect. This 4½ star hotel features 154 accommodation rooms, many with panoramic views of the Brisbane River and city skyline; 13 conference rooms, with a maximum capacity of 350 delegates banquet; and a large outdoor terrace with swimming pool that can be incorporated into venue space for private events. Conference day package is priced at $61 per delegate.

Pack the cozzies and travel further north with a stay at the Chifley Pacific International located in the heart of Cairns and overlooking gorgeous Trinity Harbour. Cairns is the major gateway to all activity in Far North Queensland, the mountain ranges and the Great Barrier Reef. Hotel features include 176 spacious rooms and suites; 6 function rooms, with a maximum capacity of 180 guests banquet and 350 theatre; and the popular Bushfire Flame Grill and SugarCane Rhumbar. The hotel conference facilities is currently undergoing a major refurbishment, and re-opens on 7 May 2012, to emerge as the most sought after conference venue in Cairns. So be quick to book space! Conference day package is priced at $55 per delegate.

For an outback Australian experience, book the 4½ star Chifley Alice Springs Resort in the Northern Territory. This hotel combines efficient and friendly outback services with modern, comfortable facilities. Low rise architecture and lush green lawns combine to the relaxed atmosphere of this award-winning resort, situated on the banks of the famous Todd River.
Hotel features include 139 accommodation rooms; 3 function rooms, with a maximum capacity to hold 200 guests; Barra on Todd restaurant for dining and Barra Bar for pre-drinks and cocktails; and, of course, a pool! Conference day package is priced at $71.50 per delegate.

If New Zealand is more suitable for a working holiday, then book the Chifley Suites Auckland on the North Island. This stylish hotel located in Central Auckland combines one and two bedroom apartments and is ideal for smaller groups. Hotel features include 110 suites with spectacular views of the harbour and CBD and balconies; 2 meeting rooms, with a maximum capacity to hold 40 guests; and onsite parking. Conference package pricing on application.