Accommodation and Transport

Recommended Accommodation during the Moving Cultures, Shifting Identities Conference, 3-6 December, 2007

We recommend the following hotels, which are all located in the seaside suburb of Glenelg. Private coaches will collect guests from the four locations and take them to and collect them from Flinders University - see below for further detail.

We recommend early bookings to get the cheaper rates.

The Stamford Grand Adelaide in Glenelg boasts panoramic views of the ocean, city and Adelaide Hills.
South Australia's premier beach district is only minutes from the state’s capital and is home to the Stamford Grand Adelaide, one of Australia's leading resort style hotels. Located on absolute beachfront in Glenelg, this vibrant seaside-shopping precinct reflects the casual lifestyle and relaxing atmosphere of life by the sea. 
The newly designed rooms are sleek and contemporary in style, with facilities to cater to your every need. Only minutes from the airport and CBD, our location creates the perfect environment for business or leisurely days of indulgence.

Rate, approx. $165 per night. Please quote Block Code FL0212 when making bookings. Either contact Ada-Chilema Daka at or check out their website at

The Oaks Plaza Pier, located on the beachfront of Adelaide's popular seaside suburb, Glenelg, offers sensational ocean views with luxurious one or two bedroom apartments with generous balconies. Enjoy the resort facilities which include an indoor heated lap pool, gymnasium, spa, plunge pool, sauna, steam room plus a fabulous selection of bars, restaurants and cafes.

Rate: $128 - $150 per 1 b/r apartment; $173 - $195 per 2 b/r apartment. Please quote ‘Flinders Uni" when making a booking; either contact Rayleen Clavell at or check out the website at <>

The Atlantic Tower Motor Inn is a high-rise round tower located in the heart of the beachside suburb of Glenelg. The Atlantic Tower is situated within five minutes walk of the beach, Jetty Road and Marina shopping precincts. The spectacular 360 degree panoramic views are unsurpassed and the emphasis on personalised customer service will ensure your stay at 'The Bay' is all that you expected and more.

Rate: $89 - $115. Please quote booking no. 18434. When making the booking please contact or check out the website at

Cheaper accommodation can be found at The Glenelg Beach Hostel. Glenelg Beach Hostel provides quality Backpacker accommodation at Adelaide's premier beach. They are only metres from the beach, many bars, cafes, restaurants, shops, a cinema and museums. Bookings need to be made direct to <>

Prices range from $65 double, $45 single, $25 dormitory. For further information check out their website at <>

Transport to and from Glenelg

Private coaches will collect guests from the four recommended locations and take them to and collect them from Flinders University. In the mornings, guests staying at the Stamford Grand Adelaide at Glenelg and those staying at the Glenelg Beach Hostel should wait at the corner of St John's Row and Elizabeth Street, which is about 100m from both hotels. Guests at the Oaks Plaza Pier and at the Atlantic Tower will be collected from out front of their accommodation. Information about public transport from Glenelg to Flinders University will be provided by email prior to the conference.

Monday, 3 December: Private coaches will collect guests at 8.15 am. On Monday evening, guests not attending the Monday night Public Forum will need to board the coach outside the Matthew Flinders Theatre (MFT) at 5.15 pm. Guests who are attending the Forum will board the coach after the Forum at 8.00 pm outside the MFT.

Tuesday, 4 December: Guests will meet the coach at 8.15 am and be collected from Flinders, outside the MFT, at 5.45 pm.

Wednesday, 5 December: Guests will meet the coach at 8.15 am, and be collected from Flinders at 5.45 pm.

Flinders University