The 2018 Companion Animal Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand.

Auckland is a beautiful city built around a stunning waterfront and harbour. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is New Zealand’s largest city.

If you wish to experience more of Auckland (and beyond) during your visit, we suggest you visit the following websites:
Auckland: www.aucklandnz.com
New Zealand: www.newzealand.com


Crowne Plaza Hotel

The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, a 4.5-star hotel located in the vibrant heart of Auckland City. The address of the venue is:
Crowne Plaza Hotel
128 Albert Street, Auckland 1010
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Accommodation is available at the conference venue, the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Delegates can arrange their accommodation directly with the Crowne Plaza Hotel via the hotel’s website: https://auckland.crowneplaza.com/.

There are many alternative accommodation options near the conference venue. Some options in different price ranges are listed below.


Grand Millennium Auckland (4+ stars)

Ramada Suites Auckland (3+ stars)

Best Western President Auckland (3+ stars)

Econolodge City Central (3+ stars)


Attic Backpackers (4+ stars)

Nomads Auckland (3+ stars)

Choice Backpackers (3+ stars)


An abundance of eateries are located within a short walking distance from the conference venue, including vegetarian and vegan options and great coffee is never hard to find in Auckland. Some suggested cafés and restaurants near the conference venue are listed below.

Remedy Coffee

Elliot Stables

Revive Café

Food Truck Garage

Chuffed Coffee


Café Hanoi


  • Local, seasonal, organic food, mostly free of gluten, dairy and refined sugar - Breakfast/Lunch
  • 350m from conference venue
  • Website: https://misters.co/

Sunflower Café

Green Time


Undercover parking is available in the Atrium Carpark, located at 130 Albert Street. This is adjacent to the conference venue, the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Elevators provide direct access to the Crowne Plaza Hotel lobby on Level 4.

For delegates staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, car parking rates are $26 per car for the duration of the stay.

For delegates not staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel but wishing to receive a car parking discount, 50% discount cards will be provided at the conference registration desk upon request, reducing the day parking rate from $36 to $18.

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