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When looking for function venues Canberra, Rydges Capital Hill Canberra is ideal for meetings, conferences, weddings, receptions, birthday parties and social affairs. Our Canberra hotel’s central location in the thriving capital of Australia makes it ideal for business events, and its proximity to numerous area attractions ensures guests have plenty to...

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When looking for function venues Canberra, Rydges Capital Hill Canberra is ideal for meetings, conferences, weddings, receptions, birthday parties and social affairs. Our Canberra hotel’s central location in the thriving capital of Australia makes it ideal for business events, and its proximity to numerous area attractions ensures guests have plenty to keep themselves entertained. Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, National Library of Australia, and Questacon are all on your doorstep and with easy connections to Canberra Airport, shopping at Canberra Centre, the Australian War Memorial, and Australian National University.

Our large Canberra functions venue hosts a variety of unique and spacious event rooms capable of comfortably catering to small group meetings of 6 as well as large conferences and cocktail parties of up to 200. State-of-the-art audio and video equipment and FREE, unlimited WI-FI ensure that our function rooms in Canberra supply you with the technology you require during your presentation or party. The Forrest Suite is our most flexible conference room and can be utilised as one large space or broken down into three smaller function rooms, making it perfect for when you need a boardroom for the morning meeting and theatre layout in the afternoon. If you are looking for more intimate space, our smaller function rooms include five purpose-built executive boardrooms ideal for an team meetings or multiple break-out sessions.

Rydges Capital Hill Canberra offers dedicated and professional event planners 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.

Guests requiring overnight accommodation at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra are pampered in our spacious contemporary rooms with dedicated work desk, separate lounge area, FREE WI-FI, and Rydges Dream Beds. Take advantage of complimentary access our well equipped health club with fitness centre, spa, sauna and indoor heated pool. Dine in our lush garden atrium at the Figtree Restaurant or relax with colleagues at the Capital & Co Bar.

Have a look at all the features that come standard to our purpose-built Canberra function rooms:

Well-equipped Canberra function room facilities with space for events of two up to 200 people

  • Executive boardrooms and break-out rooms
  • A comprehensive range of audio and visual equipment
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi or dedicated conference line
  • Innovative conference solutions to provide for every need
  • An abundance of natural light in our main Canberra function rooms
  • Specialised catering menus designed by the executive chef and his team
  • Instant communication with dedicated support staff during your event
  • Access to our team of dedicated event planners
  • FREE WI-FI throughout the venue

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Event Guidelines

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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 60 people
From A$1,000 per half-day / A$1,500 per full-day

Forrest Room Two

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

Forrest Room Three

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

Forrest Suite

Min 40 people, Max 100 people
From A$5,000 per half-day / A$6,000 per full-day

Barton Room

Min 10 people, Max 20 people
From A$1,500 per half-day / A$2,000 per full-day

Executive Boardroom One

Max 8 people
From A$200 per hr / A$500 per half-day / A$700 per full-day

Executive Boardroom Two

Max 10 people
From A$200 per hr / A$450 per half-day / A$700 per full-day

Parkes Room

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

Wellington Room

Max 120 people
From A$1,000 per half-day / A$1,500 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

Includes arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon tea, lunch, flip chart/whiteboard, free, Wi-Fi 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
  • Bottled water, Notepads & Pens
A$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

 

A$135 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

A$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
A$3,500 total

School Formal Package

Package includes: Read more

3 course seated meal served alternately
4 hour room hire
4 hour soft drink package
Balloon centrepieces,
PA system and dance floor
 

A$109 per person
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Day Delegate Package

Includes arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon tea, lunch, flip chart/whiteboard, free, Wi-Fi 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
  • Bottled water, Notepads & Pens
A$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

 

A$135 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

A$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
A$3,500 total

School Formal Package

Package includes: Read more

3 course seated meal served alternately
4 hour room hire
4 hour soft drink package
Balloon centrepieces,
PA system and dance floor
 

A$109 per person
Show more

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Average Review Score

4.5
Out of 5
Event Space
5
Catering
4
4.5
CK Ng
12/29/2020
Event Space: 5
Catering: 4

Great venue with average service.