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Welcome to Rydges Canberra

Whether visiting for business or pleasure, guests can enjoy some of the best features and amenities available in the city. Relax at The George Bar with one of our signature cocktails or let yourself be taken on a culinary journey in The George Grill. Enjoy our complimentary on site fitness facilities or take a dip in our heated swimming...

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Welcome to Rydges Canberra

Whether visiting for business or pleasure, guests can enjoy some of the best features and amenities available in the city. Relax at The George Bar with one of our signature cocktails or let yourself be taken on a culinary journey in The George Grill. Enjoy our complimentary on site fitness facilities or take a dip in our heated swimming pool. 

Let the stylish surroundings and convenient location of Rydges Canberra inspire you for your upcoming event. 

Rydges Canberra offers dedicated and professional event planners who can assist in organising every detail, from catering menus to decorations, to fit all needs and budgets. We have an intimate knowledge of the local area and are experts in making your event a memorable occasion.

Offering Free WiFi in all function rooms and natural light our onsite Canberra conference facilities are ideal for those looking meetings and special events at the capital.

 

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Audio Visual Equipments .glyphicons-projector
Business Center .glyphicons-briefcase
Ceremony On Site .glyphicons-ring
Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
Printing Services .glyphicons-print
Stage .glyphicons-keynote
Dance Floor .glyphicons-global
Open 24 Hours .glyphicons-clock
Set Hourly Rate For Venue Hire .glyphicons-clock

Event Guidelines

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Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
Underage Events .glyphicons-ok-2
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ok-2
Alcoholic Events .glyphicons-ok-2
BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ban
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
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Wedding .glyphicons-ok-2

Catering Options

Bar Tab
Private Bar
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Liquor Licence
Mobile Bar
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we do have parking underneath our hotel, although please note that this is on availability. This is offered to delegates at $12.00 per car per day. You can either have delegates pay for this themselves or instruct that you would like all parking to be charged to your company.
You are not able to provide your own AV equipment as we do need all electrics to be tag and tested for OH&S reasons. We are able to supply you with all AV requirements so long as we know prior. Please note that some of these do come at an additional cost.
All of our proposal are tailored depending on what you require for your day. As we have 14 function spaces all of them have different capacities, which depends on your required set up. Once we can get all the information that you require for your conference we will provide you with your tailored quote.
We are able to accommodate most changes, although all minimum revenue costs will stay that same to what you have been contracted.
We offer all clients and their delegates free and unlimited WiFi for the duration of the conference. You will be advised of the WiFi password on the first day of your conference. Our WiFi speed is 50Mbps.
For $69.00 per person you will get all the below included for the day:
• Morning tea - chef selection
• Lunch - chef selection
• Afternoon tea - chef selection
• Pads, pens, sweets & water
• Data Projector and screen
• Whiteboard/flipchart

Event Rooms

Forrest Room One

Max 20 people
From AU$1,000 per half-day / AU$1,500 per full-day

Forrest Room Two

Max 40 people
From AU$3,000 per half-day / AU$3,000 per full-day

Forrest Room Three

Max 10 people
From AU$750 per half-day / AU$1,000 per full-day

Forrest Suite

Min 40 people, Max 50 people
From AU$2,500 per half-day / AU$4,000 per full-day

Barton Room

Min 10 people, Max 20 people
From AU$2,000 per half-day / AU$2,000 per full-day

Executive Boardroom One

Max 4 people
From AU$200 per hr / AU$450 per half-day / AU$700 per full-day

Executive Boardroom Two

Max 5 people
From AU$200 per hr / AU$450 per half-day / AU$700 per full-day

Parkes Room

Max 25 people
From AU$200 per hr / AU$500 per half-day / AU$750 per full-day

Wellington Room

Max 120 people
From AU$500 per half-day / AU$850 per full-day

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Forrest Room One 60m² 646ft² (9.84m x 5.85m) (32ft x 19ft)
60
30
28
32
28
40
60
-
-
Forrest Room Two 100m² 1076ft² (12.96m x 7.2m) (43ft x 24ft)
110
54
42
64
40
80
110
-
-
Forrest Room Three 40m² 431ft² (8.72m x 4.43m) (29ft x 15ft)
30
18
15
16
15
20
30
-
-
Forrest Suite 200m² 2153ft² (9.84m x 17.48m) (32ft x 57ft)
200
100
50
136
50
180
200
-
-
Barton Room 60m² 646ft²
80
30
21
30
21
50
70
-
-
Executive Boardroom One 16m² 172ft²
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
Executive Boardroom Two 20m² 215ft²
-
-
-
-
16
-
-
-
-
Parkes Room 35m² 377ft²
25
12
16
8
16
12
25
-
-
Wellington Room 170m² 1830ft² (19.02m x 10.09m) (62ft x 33ft)
120
30
36
56
36
120
120
-
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Forrest Room One60m² (9.84m x 5.85m)
60
30
28
32
28
40
60
-
-
Forrest Room Two100m² (12.96m x 7.2m)
110
54
42
64
40
80
110
-
-
Forrest Room Three40m² (8.72m x 4.43m)
30
18
15
16
15
20
30
-
-
Forrest Suite200m² (9.84m x 17.48m)
200
100
50
136
50
180
200
-
-
Barton Room60m²
80
30
21
30
21
50
70
-
-
Executive Boardroom One16m²
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
Executive Boardroom Two20m²
-
-
-
-
16
-
-
-
-
Parkes Room35m²
25
12
16
8
16
12
25
-
-
Wellington Room170m² (19.02m x 10.09m)
120
30
36
56
36
120
120
-
-

Accommodation

Superior Queen

22 Rooms
2 Adults

Superior Twin

57 Rooms
2 Adults

Accessible Queen Disabled...

6 Rooms
2 Adults

Executive King Suite

20 Rooms
2 Adults

Embassy Suite

12 Rooms
2 Adults

Honeymoon Suite

2 Rooms
2 Adults

Pavilion Suite

1 Rooms
2 Adults

Dominion Suite

1 Rooms
2 Adults

Packages

Day Delegate Package

Day Delegate Package - $79.00 per person - includes arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon tea, Covid-safe lunch, flip chart/whiteboard, free, unlimited WiFi Read more

The House $79.00 per person:

On Arrival - Brewed coffee and tea selection

Morning Tea
Your choice of 2 items from the sweet & savoury range served with brewed coffee and tea selection

Lunch Box Selection

  • Your choice between The George, Health, Snack or Mediterranean Box

Afternoon Tea
Your choice of 2 items from the sweet & savoury range served with brewed coffee and tea selection

Package Inclusions:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Flipchart/Whiteboard
  • Iced Water, Mints, Stationery & Pens
  • 2 Reserved Car Spaces
AU$79 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Two Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 2 course $125.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Room hire

Four-hour Beverage Package

Two course dinner with alternate service

Freshly brewed tea & coffee

Wedding cake cut by Chef, served on platters & placed on each table

 

THE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

Bridal table

Lectern & microphone

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés for the bridal party served in the Bridal Suite


That little bit extra
Bridal Suite for the couple on the wedding night

A La Carte breakfast in The George
Complimentary parking at Rydges
Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom, one month prior to the wedding date

Family & Friends accommodation discount

 

AU$125 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Three Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 3 course $135.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Room hire

Four-hour Beverage Package

Three course dinner with alternate service

Freshly brewed tea & coffee

Wedding cake cut by Chef, served on platters & placed on each table

 

THE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

Bridal table

Lectern & microphone

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés for the bridal party served in the Bridal Suite


That little bit extra
Bridal Suite for the couple on the wedding night

A La Carte breakfast in The George
Complimentary parking at Rydges
Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom, one month prior to the wedding date

Family & Friends accommodation discount

AU$135 per person

Intimate Wedding Package

Small & Intimate Wedding Package Read more

If you are looking for a stylish, stress-free, intimate and affordable option for your wedding day, then look no further than our Small and beautiful intimate wedding package. The team at Rydges Canberra in conjunction with Canberra Small Weddings are here to make the planning just that little bit easier.

Priced from $3,500 for up to 20 guests and includes:

  • Ceremony venue on the terrace set with 18 chairs and aisle carpet and signing table
  • Official wedding ceremony with Celebrant, services provided by Canberra Small Weddings
  • Sound system to play your own music
  • Photographer to shoot your wedding for 1 hour
  • Champagne toast for the Bride and Groom
  • Three course alternate serve menu available for lunch or dinner served in a semi-private area
  • Beverages available on a cash or consumption basis
AU$3,500 total

Day Delegate Package

Day Delegate Package - $79.00 per person - includes arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon tea, Covid-safe lunch, flip chart/whiteboard, free, unlimited WiFi Read more

The House $79.00 per person:

On Arrival - Brewed coffee and tea selection

Morning Tea
Your choice of 2 items from the sweet & savoury range served with brewed coffee and tea selection

Lunch Box Selection

  • Your choice between The George, Health, Snack or Mediterranean Box

Afternoon Tea
Your choice of 2 items from the sweet & savoury range served with brewed coffee and tea selection

Package Inclusions:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Flipchart/Whiteboard
  • Iced Water, Mints, Stationery & Pens
  • 2 Reserved Car Spaces
AU$79 per person

Day Delegate Package

Day Delegate Package - $79.00 per person - includes arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon tea, Covid-safe lunch, flip chart/whiteboard, free, unlimited WiFi Read more

The House $79.00 per person:

On Arrival - Brewed coffee and tea selection

Morning Tea
Your choice of 2 items from the sweet & savoury range served with brewed coffee and tea selection

Lunch Box Selection

  • Your choice between The George, Health, Snack or Mediterranean Box

Afternoon Tea
Your choice of 2 items from the sweet & savoury range served with brewed coffee and tea selection

Package Inclusions:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Flipchart/Whiteboard
  • Iced Water, Mints, Stationery & Pens
  • 2 Reserved Car Spaces
AU$79 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Two Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 2 course $125.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Room hire

Four-hour Beverage Package

Two course dinner with alternate service

Freshly brewed tea & coffee

Wedding cake cut by Chef, served on platters & placed on each table

 

THE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

Bridal table

Lectern & microphone

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés for the bridal party served in the Bridal Suite


That little bit extra
Bridal Suite for the couple on the wedding night

A La Carte breakfast in The George
Complimentary parking at Rydges
Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom, one month prior to the wedding date

Family & Friends accommodation discount

 

AU$125 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Three Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 3 course $135.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Room hire

Four-hour Beverage Package

Three course dinner with alternate service

Freshly brewed tea & coffee

Wedding cake cut by Chef, served on platters & placed on each table

 

THE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

Bridal table

Lectern & microphone

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés for the bridal party served in the Bridal Suite


That little bit extra
Bridal Suite for the couple on the wedding night

A La Carte breakfast in The George
Complimentary parking at Rydges
Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom, one month prior to the wedding date

Family & Friends accommodation discount

AU$135 per person

Intimate Wedding Package

Small & Intimate Wedding Package Read more

If you are looking for a stylish, stress-free, intimate and affordable option for your wedding day, then look no further than our Small and beautiful intimate wedding package. The team at Rydges Canberra in conjunction with Canberra Small Weddings are here to make the planning just that little bit easier.

Priced from $3,500 for up to 20 guests and includes:

  • Ceremony venue on the terrace set with 18 chairs and aisle carpet and signing table
  • Official wedding ceremony with Celebrant, services provided by Canberra Small Weddings
  • Sound system to play your own music
  • Photographer to shoot your wedding for 1 hour
  • Champagne toast for the Bride and Groom
  • Three course alternate serve menu available for lunch or dinner served in a semi-private area
  • Beverages available on a cash or consumption basis
AU$3,500 total

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Two Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 2 course $125.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Room hire

Four-hour Beverage Package

Two course dinner with alternate service

Freshly brewed tea & coffee

Wedding cake cut by Chef, served on platters & placed on each table

 

THE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

Bridal table

Lectern & microphone

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés for the bridal party served in the Bridal Suite


That little bit extra
Bridal Suite for the couple on the wedding night

A La Carte breakfast in The George
Complimentary parking at Rydges
Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom, one month prior to the wedding date

Family & Friends accommodation discount

 

AU$125 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Three Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 3 course $135.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Room hire

Four-hour Beverage Package

Three course dinner with alternate service

Freshly brewed tea & coffee

Wedding cake cut by Chef, served on platters & placed on each table

 

THE PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

Bridal table

Lectern & microphone

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus

Pre-dinner drinks & canapés for the bridal party served in the Bridal Suite


That little bit extra
Bridal Suite for the couple on the wedding night

A La Carte breakfast in The George
Complimentary parking at Rydges
Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom, one month prior to the wedding date

Family & Friends accommodation discount

AU$135 per person

Intimate Wedding Package

Small & Intimate Wedding Package Read more

If you are looking for a stylish, stress-free, intimate and affordable option for your wedding day, then look no further than our Small and beautiful intimate wedding package. The team at Rydges Canberra in conjunction with Canberra Small Weddings are here to make the planning just that little bit easier.

Priced from $3,500 for up to 20 guests and includes:

  • Ceremony venue on the terrace set with 18 chairs and aisle carpet and signing table
  • Official wedding ceremony with Celebrant, services provided by Canberra Small Weddings
  • Sound system to play your own music
  • Photographer to shoot your wedding for 1 hour
  • Champagne toast for the Bride and Groom
  • Three course alternate serve menu available for lunch or dinner served in a semi-private area
  • Beverages available on a cash or consumption basis
AU$3,500 total

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