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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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Business Center .glyphicons-briefcase
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Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
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Stage .glyphicons-keynote
Dance Floor .glyphicons-global
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Event Guidelines

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Underage Events .glyphicons-ok-2
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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

Forrest Room Two

Max 110 people

Forrest Room Three

Max 30 people

Forrest Suite

Max 200 people

Barton Room

Min 10 people, Max 80 people

Executive Boardroom One

Max 8 people

Executive Boardroom Two

Max 12 people

Parkes Room

Max 25 people

Wellington Room

Max 120 people

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
150
200
-
-
Barton Room 60m² 646ft²
80
30
21
32
21
50
70
-
-
Executive Boardroom One 16m² 172ft²
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
Executive Boardroom Two 20m² 215ft²
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
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
150
200
-
-
Barton Room60m²
80
30
21
32
21
50
70
-
-
Executive Boardroom One16m²
-
-
-
-
8
-
-
-
-
Executive Boardroom Two20m²
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
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, iced water, notepads, pens, Wi-Fi, Data Projector & Screen

A$82 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Two Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 2 course $140.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Chef selection canapes

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

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus


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

Buffett breakfast in The George for the bridal couple 
Complimentary parking at Rydges for the bridal couple
Complimentary menu tasting for the bridal couple when 50% deposit has been paid. 

Family & Friends accommodation discount

 

A$140 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Three Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 3 course $155.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Chef selection canapes

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

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus


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

Buffett breakfast in The George for the bridal couple 
Complimentary parking at Rydges for the bridal couple
Complimentary menu tasting for the bridal couple when 50% deposit has been paid. 

Family & Friends accommodation discount

A$155 per person

Intimate Wedding Package

Small & Intimate Wedding Package

A$4,500 total

School Formal Package

Package includes: Read more

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

A$109 per person

Plated Breakfast

Plated Breakfast

A$35 total

Lounge Bar BBQ

BBQ on the Lounge Bar Deck

A$60 total
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Day Delegate Package

Includes arrival tea & coffee, morning & afternoon tea, lunch, flip chart/whiteboard, iced water, notepads, pens, Wi-Fi, Data Projector & Screen

A$82 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Two Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 2 course $140.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Chef selection canapes

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

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus


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

Buffett breakfast in The George for the bridal couple 
Complimentary parking at Rydges for the bridal couple
Complimentary menu tasting for the bridal couple when 50% deposit has been paid. 

Family & Friends accommodation discount

 

A$140 per person

Just Married Wedding Reception Package - Three Course

Just Married Wedding Package - 3 course $155.00 per person Read more

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Chef selection canapes

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

Parquetry dance floor

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Table menus


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

Buffett breakfast in The George for the bridal couple 
Complimentary parking at Rydges for the bridal couple
Complimentary menu tasting for the bridal couple when 50% deposit has been paid. 

Family & Friends accommodation discount

A$155 per person

Intimate Wedding Package

Small & Intimate Wedding Package

A$4,500 total

School Formal Package

Package includes: Read more

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

A$109 per person

Plated Breakfast

Plated Breakfast

A$35 total

Lounge Bar BBQ

BBQ on the Lounge Bar Deck

A$60 total
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1 Customer Reviews

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.