Copthorne, Solway Park is the main venue for Conference. The Conference committee has secured a flat rate of $158 per room throughout the hotel. This rate applies regardless of the size of the room or the number of occupants per room or suite.
The Hotel has reserved all accommodation specifically for Vision 2020 attendees which means that the Copthorne website will show no available rooms for Conference week. All bookings should be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning the hotel on 0800 765 929. Please quote the Embroiderers’ Conference booking number 70164.
Solway College is the venue for the National Embroidery School. The College is a private girls’ school with dormitory style, low cost accommodation available, at $32 per bed per night with bed linen provided or $26 per night without linen. Booking forms are now vailable here.
Other Accommodation: There are a number of motels, hotels and B&Bs in Masterton see: www.destinationwairarapa.co.nz
Masterton is approximately an hour and a half’s drive north east of Wellington on State Highway 2. There are several ways to get there:
Most major car hire companies are represented at Wellington airport.
Metlink Wairarapa runs a daily train service between Wellington Railway Station and Solway Station, Masterton. www.metlink.co.nz
If there is sufficient interest, Conference 2020 will arrange coach transport between Wellington airport and Masterton during the likely peak times for arrival and departure at a cost of $35 per person per trip.Bookings will open on 11 November.