Rydges Melbourne is located next to Melbourne’s popular theatre precinct, Chinatown and close to Collins Street and Bourke Street Mall shopping and the city’s gardens and parklands.

This 363 room, 4 ½ star hotel has onsite undercover parking and boasts a bar, two restaurants, Lounge and outdoor rooftop swimming pool and fitness centre.

The hotel is within easy walking distance of trams and trains on the city loop and free city tram.

The 5 conference rooms, two foyers and custom built Mad Men Boardroom are located on Level One in the hotel. All conference rooms are pillarless, with large windows and plenty of natural light.  Each space feature soundproof dividing walls, inbuilt data projectors and screens, motorised window fixtures and individually controlled air conditioning and lighting.  

The Bobby McGees Entertainment Space offers function space with eclectic décor and themed paraphernalia and features modern sound, lighting and music systems, amphitheatre style dance floor, stages and changing rooms for entertainers as well as a 3am licence! Suitable for creative business breakfasts, product launches, themed cocktail parties and dinners.

As well as the function space on level 1, within Rydges Melbourne there are two Private Dining in the Locanda Restaurant.  The Locanda Deli seating 14 and Locanda Private Dining Room seating 60 banquet style or 80 cocktail style.

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