WALDRONSMITH Management has arranged special rates at a number of hotels near the University of Sydney for the Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) 2016 Annual Conference.

The hotels impose strict release dates of 30 days prior to arrival (7 November 2016). As such any booking requests are now subject to availability.

Please email your accommodation enquiry to nikki@wsm.com.au.

Please note cancelled bookings or failure to arrive at the hotel on the designated date of arrival (no-show) will incur penalties.

Any changes to your booking must be made via email to WALDRONSMITH Management – not direct with the hotel.

All room rates noted are based on room only, unless otherwise specified, are in Australian Dollars and include 10% GST.

Accommodation in Australia has strict laws regarding smoking within hotel accommodation and outdoor venues. Please refer to the Australian tobacco legislation for more information regarding the laws applicable to Victoria.


Sancta Sophia College offers casual short term accommodation for visitors, groups, conference delegates, retreats and schools mainly during the College and University vacation periods. The newly opened Sancta Sophia Graduate House offers all ensuite accommodation with modern rooms and contemporary décor.

Sancta Accommodation includes:

  • All linen and pillows and towels included
  • Wardrobe
  • Desk, lamp and chair
  • Wireless Internet (at an additional cost)
  • Communal lounges and kitchen facilities

This College offers a more affordable accommodation option, with prices starting at $80 per night, within easy walking distance of the SMHR Conference Venue.

Bookings are to be made direct with the College only.  Bookings cannot be made via the online registration form.  To make your booking

  1. Click on the following link www.hotelspace.com.au/glebe
  2. Select Glebe Space as the property you wish to book
  3. Select which room you would like (either Single or Double or Twin Ensuite)
  4. Enter all your details to confirm the booking
  5. Redeem Discount Code “SMHRC16” in order to get the cheaper rate
  6. Make payment


Mercure Sydney818-820 George Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Conveniently located close to the city centre, Mercure Sydney Hotel is situated in the heart of Sydney’s entertainment district with the Capitol Theatre nearby. Walking distance to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Chinatown, The Sydney Entertainment Centre and Sydney University. Immediate access to Sydney’s major transport hub, Central Railway Square, which is directly linked to Sydney Airport.

Standard Room $229 per room per night
  $251 (Incl 1 breakfast) per room per night 
  $273 (Incl 2 breakfast) per room per night 
Breakfast rate $22 per person per night

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations between 14 and 30 days, a 1 night fee will be imposed.


Metro-Hotel-Sydney-Central-Superior-Room-2431-439 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Metro Hotel Sydney Central is minutes away from all that Sydney has to offer.  Located opposite the Capitol Theatre and within walking distance to Chinatown and Darling Harbour this hotel, with a rooftop pool, is an oasis in a busy gateway city. Metro Hotel Sydney Central boasts 220 well-appointed guest rooms, most with views looking out from the corner of Pitt and Campbell Streets. Public transport is conveniently close with Sydney’s Central Station and the Coach terminal less than five minutes walk. No taxis required. The Metro Light Rail services are located behind the Capitol Theatre, and this takes you to the Darling Harbour precinct and convention centre. Security is our priority and the hotel provides a manned 24-hour reception desk, plus all floors can only be accessed with your guest room card. High speed Internet access is available in guest rooms and public areas (charges apply). This is a smoke-free hotel. 

Standard Room $190 per room per night
  $208 (Incl 1 breakfast) per room per night 
  $226 (Incl 2 breakfast) per room per night 
Breakfast rate $18 per person per night

Cancellation policy: Within 30 days penalty of one night’s accommodation for each room cancelled 


Adina Sydney Studio2 Lee Street
Haymarket, NSW, 2000

Superbly located in Sydney’s CBD, Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Central is within strolling distance from iconic attractions and Central Station. This gives you close access to Sydney’s hot spots as well as the biggest rail and bus network in Sydney. From Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Central you can get to everything easily either on foot, bus or City Circle train – including the Sydney Opera House, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, the Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay, the Rocks, and the Queen Victoria Building.

Studio Apartment $269 per apartment per night
 1 Bedroom Apartment $299 per apartment per night

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations between 30 and 15 days, a 1 night fee will be imposed

Adina Sydney 1 Bedroom359 Crown Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Situated on the Corner of Cleveland and Regent Streets, in the heart of the inner city. Central Station is just 8 minutes walk away and Prince Alfred park with its summer pool, tennis courts and playground is just a short stroll. You can also walk to Victoria Park, Broadway, China Town, The University of Sydney, UTS and Ultimo.

1 Bedroom Apartment $260 per apartment per night
 2 Bedroom Apartment $400 per apartment per night

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations between 30 and 15 days, a 1 night fee will be imposed


RNCAMP_Queen_29 Missenden Rd
Camperdown NSW 2050

Opposite The University of Sydney campus in the suburb of Camperdown, this traditional hotel is 1.5 km from Newtown train station and 3 km from Darling Harbour.

Standard Queen Room $199 per room per night
 Standard Queen Queen Room (2x Queen beds) $219 per room per night

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival will be charged a cancellation penalty fee of one night’s rate.