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Blue knot day
Monday 26 Oct

Hotel & Travel

The Westin Sydney

1 Martin Place | Sydney 2000 NSW | Australia


The Westin Sydney, located at 1 Martin Place, Sydney, Australia superbly located within walking distance of major attractions such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Darling Harbour. Synonymous with sophistication and elegance, the Art Gallery of New South Wales (NSW) is adjacent to the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens and only 15 minutes' walking distance from the hotel. It features a stunning collection of Australian, Aboriginal, European, and contemporary art. With Wynyard Station just one block from the hotel, the entire city is easily accessible, including the iconic Bondi Beach where you can watch the surfers as you stroll along the boulevard, and Sydney Olympic Park, famous for sports games and concerts.

Sharing the address at No. 1 Martin Place are a number of superior facilities and services. Indulge at Endota Spa or Perry Ellis Hair or move well at the extensive Good Life Health Club. Enjoy retail therapy at exclusive boutiques, including Calleja Jewellery, or dine in one of the 14 restaurants and bars within the GPO Food Emporium.

Contact the westin regarding room availability

Please contact the Westin Sydney reservations department directly +61 2 8223 1111 and mention ISSTD Conference to be eligible for a 10% off Best Available rate.

Interested in a room share Opportunity?
Please contact our volunteer coordinator, Sonia ([email protected]) with your interest.

Travel Tips
Everyone travelling to Australia must present a valid and approved travel document as evidence of their identity and nationality. The most common and preferred travel document is a passport, but other types of travel documents may also be accepted. Please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's Website for information regarding travel documents and Visitor Visas. There are three visas you can apply for online to visit Australia for tourisms or business visitor activities (i.e. this Regional Conference). 

  • Electronic Travel Authority
  • eVisitor
  • Visitor visa