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Oct 9


There are a number of hotels within 3-10 km of the venue. Here are some options. Distance and travel times to Castle Hill RSL are from Google maps – actual travel times may be longer if traffic is heavier.
(prices in AUD. AU$1 = NZ$1.12, GB£0.58, US$0.70 at 5 Aug 2022)

We have noted where some of ours speaker are staying at - as a far as we have been advised

Quality Apartments Castle Hill 3km/7min – has 2/3 br apartments
- Apartments with self catering kitchen facilities (no restaurant)
- Complimentary onsite parking
- Cancellations and changes up the 2pm the day before


The Hills Lodge 3km/6min‍
- Special conference rate - 15% of the best available rate

  • Go to Hills Lodge website
  • On the booking page add the code CSTLEHILLRSL to Add code (Discount Code) box
  • Select your nights and complete your booking (between 5 November and 14 November 2022)

- Complimentary onsite parking
- Cancellations within a week of arrival date - the 1st night will be charged
- Restaurant

NOTE: the Hills Lodge is where a number of our speakers, organising team and other attendees are staying


Rydges Norwest Sydney 3.9km/7min
Information advised Jul 2022
- Special conference rate - 15% off best available rate

  • Go to Rydges Norwestr Sydney website
  • Click ‘I have a code’
  • In the Corporate ID field enter your booking code FAMILYHISTORY22
  • Click ‘UPDATE’
  • Your special rates will appear on the rates screen

- call the hotel or email
- Full buffet breakfast @ $24.00 per person, per day (usually $30)
- Complimentary onsite parking
- Restaurant

NOTE: some speakers are booked at Rydges Norwest


Punthill Norwest (formerly Adina Norwes) 4.2km/10min – has 2/3 br apartments
Information advised Jun 2022
- 20% off rates

NOTE: some speakers are booked at Adina Norwest


Quest Bella Vista 7.4km/17min – has 2/3 br apartments‍


Nesuto Pennant Hills Apartment Hotel 8.1km/15mins
Information advised Jun 2022 - subject to availablity and change
- Studio Apartment - $170 per room per night
- Executive Studio Apartment - $175 per room per night
- Includes car parking for one vehicle per room and complimentary wifi
- Apartments are full serviced, with kitchenette.
- Can arrange a breakfast box on request - an additional cost
- QUOTE – Family Down Under when booking to obtain those rates


Ibis Thornleigh 10km/21min - generally the cheapest option
Information from website Jun 2022
- Rooms from $120 per night
- No deposit
- No cancellation charge applies prior to 6pm on the day of arrival
- Onsite restaurant (24 hours)
- Onsite parking


Stayz apartment Castle Hill

Ingenia Holiday Park Sydney Hills 7km/13mins

Getting there and getting around

See FAQs - Travel and Venue Questions

Consider accommodation near Sydney Metro North West Line

Consider other accommodation near any station along Sydney Metro North West Line. This may be a good option for some locals as well as others who may wish to stay in places close to stations along this line – or maybe even in the Sydney CBD. Trains run every few minutes. The Castle Hill Station is 1.2km from the Castle Hill RSL. Unless you are prepared to walk, a taxi is probably the only way to get from the station to the RSL Club.

Consider sharing with others

If there are others you know who are attending, then sharing a car can reduce costs significantly.

You might also consider share accommodation. There are many two- and three-bedroom apartment hotels nearby. Or you may be able to secure a holiday house you can share with others.


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