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Description

Every element of the event spaces and hotel have been transformed during our 18 month renovation.  Reopening in July 2023, the new Rydges Melbourne offers eleven inspired and flexible spaces spanning 1500sqm, across two levels,

Featuring the brand new, state-of-the-art Centre Stage space, at 495 square metres with 7 metre high ceilings, it makes an ideal ballroom for gala...

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Every element of the event spaces and hotel have been transformed during our 18 month renovation.  Reopening in July 2023, the new Rydges Melbourne offers eleven inspired and flexible spaces spanning 1500sqm, across two levels,

Featuring the brand new, state-of-the-art Centre Stage space, at 495 square metres with 7 metre high ceilings, it makes an ideal ballroom for gala dinners, party space for you next celebration, or plenary space for your next conference. A 7 metre x 4 metre LED screen can make a big statement providing a wow factor for your event with two 200 in projector screens allowing flexibility in the spaces configuration. 

The Meeting Place has abundant natural light and can adapt to different styles of events and requirements, dividing in up to four spaces or one light filled 332 square metre space.  

The possibilities are endless with the new, expansive Rooftop Terrace.  One of Melbourne's largest rooftop terraces, enjoy views of the city lights in the evening, Her Majesty’s Theatre and Chinatown.  With a retractable awning, heaters plus indoor spaces, the Rooftop can be used year round.  

Refreshingly local design, an Australian landscape palette and natural stone and wood have transformed the hotel, accommodation rooms and facilities.  Offering different types of accommodation, suited to different needs, including suites and apartments, the hotel offers an ideal residential conference experience. 

Events at Rydges Melbourne are not just a space – but the ultimate event experience

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
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Dance Floor .glyphicons-global
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Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
City Views .glyphicons-building
Outdoor Space .glyphicons-sun
Rooftop .glyphicons-temple-buddhist

Event Guidelines

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Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ban
Underage Events .glyphicons-ban
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-ban
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ban
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Catering Options

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have an incredible rooftop terrace space on level two, overlooking Her Majesty's Theatre, the gateway to Chinatown with Melbourne skyline views. The space is connected to interior event rooms and is suitable for cocktail parties for up to 200 guests.
The Bossley Private Dining Room is separated from the main dining room by our glass wine cellar and heavy, velvet curtains.

The space holds up to 36 people for sit down dinners and offers views out on to Little Bourke Street and across to the stunning Her Majesty's Theatre.

Connected to this is little Bossley, with a spectacular marble installation, ideal for high-top dining for up to 12 guests, a cocktail event, afternoon tea or pre or post dinner cocktails. The marble installation features a natural wood section ideal for shaking cocktails, an abundant cheese and charcuterie board, afternoon tea or for dessert.

Go to www.bossley.com.au/private-dining/
Meeting Place features an abundance of natural light across the west facing facade.

Natural light is also a feature of the Terrace Rooms, each of which include double doors to the incredible outdoor terrace.

Centre Stage, the largest space, is connected by 4 double doors to its own private bar area, over looking Exhibition Street and offering natural light in this space.

Event Rooms

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Centre Stage 495m² 5328ft² (16.01m x 24.42m) (53ft x 80ft)
500
282
-
280
-
340
500
-
22
Centre Stage 1 169.22m² 1821ft² (16.01m x 10.57m) (53ft x 35ft)
176
114
-
120
-
140
250
-
-
Centre Stage 2 222.6m² 2396ft² (16.01m x 13.905m) (53ft x 46ft)
220
135
-
128
-
150
250
-
-
Meeting Place 332m² 3574ft² (10.395m x 27.505m) (34ft x 90ft)
300
156
-
200
-
240
300
-
15
Meeting Place 1 - 3 249m² 2680ft² (10.395m x 20.495m) (34ft x 67ft)
225
120
-
144
-
170
200
-
-
Meeting Place 2 - 4 249m² 2680ft² (10.395m x 20.74m) (34ft x 68ft)
225
120
-
144
-
170
200
-
-
Meeting Place 1 and 2 166m² 1787ft² (10.395m x 13.63m) (34ft x 45ft)
168
72
-
96
-
100
140
-
-
Meeting Place 2 and 3 166m² 1787ft² (10.4m x 13.73m) (34ft x 45ft)
168
72
-
96
-
100
140
-
-
Meeting Place 3 and 4 166m² 1787ft² (10.4m x 13.63m) (34ft x 45ft)
168
72
-
96
-
100
140
-
-
Meeting Place 3 83m² 893ft² (10.395m x 6.865m) (34ft x 23ft)
80
36
30
48
-
60
80
30
-
Meeting Place 4 83m² 893ft² (10.395m x 7.01m) (34ft x 23ft)
75
36
30
48
-
50
80
30
-
Meeting Place 1 83m² 893ft² (10.395m x 6.765m) (34ft x 22ft)
75
36
30
48
-
50
80
30
-
Meeting Place 2 83m² 893ft² (10.395m x 6.865m) (34ft x 23ft)
80
36
30
48
-
60
80
30
-
Terrace 1 57m² 614ft² (7.545m x 7.295m) (25ft x 24ft)
38
18
-
-
12
12
50
30
-
Terrace 2 43m² 463ft² (5.66m x 7.35m) (19ft x 24ft)
32
12
-
-
12
12
40
20
-
Terrace 3 43m² 463ft² (5.66m x 7.43m) (19ft x 24ft)
32
12
-
-
12
12
40
20
-
Terrace 1 and 2 100m² 1076ft² (13.2m x 7.35m) (43ft x 24ft)
-
-
-
-
36
42
60
-
-
Terrace 2 and 3 86m² 926ft² (13.2m x 7.35m) (43ft x 24ft)
-
-
-
-
36
42
60
-
-
Terrace 1- 3 + Terrace Rooftop 603m² 6491ft² (44.95m x 14.36m) (147ft x 47ft)
-
-
-
-
-
-
200
-
-
Terrace Room 143m² 1539ft² (5.66m x 22.075m) (19ft x 72ft)
-
-
-
-
-
56
130
-
-
Rooftop Pool 233m² 2508ft²
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
-
-
Little Bossley
-
-
-
-
-
14
25
-
-
Bossley Private Dining & Little Bossley
44
20
16
-
20
58
100
16
-
Bossley Private Dining 60m² 646ft²
44
20
16
-
20
44
60
16
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Centre Stage495m² (16.01m x 24.42m)
500
282
-
280
-
340
500
-
22
Centre Stage 1169.22m² (16.01m x 10.57m)
176
114
-
120
-
140
250
-
-
Centre Stage 2222.6m² (16.01m x 13.905m)
220
135
-
128
-
150
250
-
-
Meeting Place332m² (10.395m x 27.505m)
300
156
-
200
-
240
300
-
15
Meeting Place 1 - 3249m² (10.395m x 20.495m)
225
120
-
144
-
170
200
-
-
Meeting Place 2 - 4249m² (10.395m x 20.74m)
225
120
-
144
-
170
200
-
-
Meeting Place 1 and 2166m² (10.395m x 13.63m)
168
72
-
96
-
100
140
-
-
Meeting Place 2 and 3166m² (10.4m x 13.73m)
168
72
-
96
-
100
140
-
-
Meeting Place 3 and 4166m² (10.4m x 13.63m)
168
72
-
96
-
100
140
-
-
Meeting Place 383m² (10.395m x 6.865m)
80
36
30
48
-
60
80
30
-
Meeting Place 483m² (10.395m x 7.01m)
75
36
30
48
-
50
80
30
-
Meeting Place 183m² (10.395m x 6.765m)
75
36
30
48
-
50
80
30
-
Meeting Place 283m² (10.395m x 6.865m)
80
36
30
48
-
60
80
30
-
Terrace 157m² (7.545m x 7.295m)
38
18
-
-
12
12
50
30
-
Terrace 243m² (5.66m x 7.35m)
32
12
-
-
12
12
40
20
-
Terrace 343m² (5.66m x 7.43m)
32
12
-
-
12
12
40
20
-
Terrace 1 and 2100m² (13.2m x 7.35m)
-
-
-
-
36
42
60
-
-
Terrace 2 and 386m² (13.2m x 7.35m)
-
-
-
-
36
42
60
-
-
Terrace 1- 3 + Terrace Rooftop603m² (44.95m x 14.36m)
-
-
-
-
-
-
200
-
-
Terrace Room143m² (5.66m x 22.075m)
-
-
-
-
-
56
130
-
-
Rooftop Pool233m²
-
-
-
-
-
-
60
-
-
Little Bossley
-
-
-
-
-
14
25
-
-
Bossley Private Dining & Little Bossley
44
20
16
-
20
58
100
16
-
Bossley Private Dining60m²
44
20
16
-
20
44
60
16
-

Accommodation

Rydges King Room

164 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$280.00

Rydges Twin Room

20 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$281.00

Rydges Deluxe Corner King

24 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$340.00

Rydges King Apartment

9 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$460.00

Rydges Twin King Suite

35 Rooms
4 Adults
From A$510.00

Packages

Post Event Wrap

Post conference wrap. Network, debrief about the conference or simply relax after a day conferencing with two canapes and half an hour of drinks on us. Value: $1800 to $3600

Post Conference Wrap

A$0 per person

Breakfast - Stand Up Style

A selection of four canapes, accompanied with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit. Coffee, tea and juice station Read more

  • Client to select four canapes to be served on a food station.
  • Served with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit.
  • Coffee, tea and juice station.
A$48 per person

Breakfast - Plated

Selection of 2 dishes served alternating, accompanied with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit. Coffee, tea and juice station Read more

  • Client to select two plated breakfast dishes served alternating.
  • Served with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit.
  • Coffee, tea and juice station.
A$58 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

All Items Chefs Selection Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea. Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day. Read more

All Items Chefs Selection                    
Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea.                              
Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day.

A$100 per person

Morning Day Delegate Package

All Items Chef's Selection Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea & Lunch. Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day. Read more

All Items Chef's Selection               
Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea & Lunch.                                 
Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day.

A$90 per person

Day Delegate Package Half Day PM

All Items Chef's Selection Arrival Tea & Coffee, Lunch & Afternoon Tea. Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice available throughout the day. Read more

All Items Chef's Selection                                                        
Arrival Tea & Coffee, Lunch & Afternoon Tea.                              
Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice available throughout the day.

A$90 per person

Two Course Lunch - 3 Hour Duration

Entrée or Dessert, Alternating Main served with Shared Sides and Tea & Coffee. Inclusive of beer, wine and soft drinks. Service for 3 hours.

A$115 per person

Three Course Lunch - 3 Hour Duration

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Entrée, Alternating Main served with Shared Sides, Dessert served with Tea & Coffee. Inclusive of beer, wine and soft drinks. Service for 3 hours.

A$120 per person

Wedding Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Entrée, Alternating Main served with a side salad of mixed leaves, olive oil & balsamic, Dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Complimentary Menu Tasting for 2 guests.

A$177 per person

Sunday Wedding Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Entrée, Alternating Main served with a side salad of mixed leaves, olive oil & balsamic, Dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Complimentary Menu Tasting for 2 guests.

A$167 per person

Winter Wedding Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Alternating Entrée, Alternating Main served with a side salad of mixed leaves, olive oil & balsamic, Dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Beverage Upgrade to Package II.

A$162 per person

Wedding Feasting Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), two shared entrée, two shared main served with two shared sides, shared dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Complimentary Menu Tasting for 2 guests.

A$197 per person

Wedding Cocktail Package

Inclusive of twelve canapés, three substantial canapés and one dessert canapé per person. Cutting of Wedding Cake served roaming.

A$162 per person
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Breakfast - Stand Up Style

A selection of four canapes, accompanied with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit. Coffee, tea and juice station Read more

  • Client to select four canapes to be served on a food station.
  • Served with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit.
  • Coffee, tea and juice station.
A$48 per person

Breakfast - Plated

Selection of 2 dishes served alternating, accompanied with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit. Coffee, tea and juice station Read more

  • Client to select two plated breakfast dishes served alternating.
  • Served with warm mini pastries and seasonal fruit.
  • Coffee, tea and juice station.
A$58 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

All Items Chefs Selection Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea. Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day. Read more

All Items Chefs Selection                    
Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea.                              
Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day.

A$100 per person

Morning Day Delegate Package

All Items Chef's Selection Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea & Lunch. Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day. Read more

All Items Chef's Selection               
Arrival Tea & Coffee, Morning Tea & Lunch.                                 
Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice throughout the day.

A$90 per person

Day Delegate Package Half Day PM

All Items Chef's Selection Arrival Tea & Coffee, Lunch & Afternoon Tea. Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice available throughout the day. Read more

All Items Chef's Selection                                                        
Arrival Tea & Coffee, Lunch & Afternoon Tea.                              
Continuous Tea, Coffee, Sparkling Water & Juice available throughout the day.

A$90 per person

Two Course Lunch - 3 Hour Duration

Entrée or Dessert, Alternating Main served with Shared Sides and Tea & Coffee. Inclusive of beer, wine and soft drinks. Service for 3 hours.

A$115 per person

Three Course Lunch - 3 Hour Duration

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Entrée, Alternating Main served with Shared Sides, Dessert served with Tea & Coffee. Inclusive of beer, wine and soft drinks. Service for 3 hours.

A$120 per person

Wedding Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Entrée, Alternating Main served with a side salad of mixed leaves, olive oil & balsamic, Dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Complimentary Menu Tasting for 2 guests.

A$177 per person

Sunday Wedding Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Entrée, Alternating Main served with a side salad of mixed leaves, olive oil & balsamic, Dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Complimentary Menu Tasting for 2 guests.

A$167 per person

Winter Wedding Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), Alternating Entrée, Alternating Main served with a side salad of mixed leaves, olive oil & balsamic, Dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Beverage Upgrade to Package II.

A$162 per person

Wedding Feasting Package

Canapes on Arrival (Chefs Selection), two shared entrée, two shared main served with two shared sides, shared dessert, Cutting of Wedding Cake and served on platters with Tea & Coffee. Complimentary Menu Tasting for 2 guests.

A$197 per person

Wedding Cocktail Package

Inclusive of twelve canapés, three substantial canapés and one dessert canapé per person. Cutting of Wedding Cake served roaming.

A$162 per person
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