Rydges On Swanston Melbourne

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701 Swanston Street
City North Melbourne , VIC 3053


Centrally located to take full advantage of all that Melbourne has to offer, Rydges on Swanston is the ideal venue for conference, banquets or business retreats. With a 4.5 star rating, the hotel boasts eleven state of the art conference areas featuring natural light, cutting edge technology, modern innovative styling and generous use of space.  With convenient transportation options including a shop front tram stop servicing all major tram routes, a short airport drive time which bypasses the CBD and a host of inexpensive parking options, Rydges on Swanston offers unparalled convenience. Designed with both business and leisure in mind the hotel has the capability to host everything from small corporate board meetings to wedding receptions and events for up to 370.   Our recently refurbished Pool Deck with its breathtaking scenery is the perfect setting for cocktail parties, roof top BBQ or virtually any event limited only by your imagination…  There is no place like it in Melbourne and we are simply delighted to be able to finally unveil this unique space.               

So what are you waiting for?  Let Rydges on Swanston take the burden of event organisation from your hands and into those of our experienced and qualified event professionals. 

Events at Rydges on Swanston – Exceeding Expectations!! 

Benefits to You

Event web pages can be arranged for your event, making accommodation


Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 1/2 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 107
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 240

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Executive Queen Rooms

Ultra-modern our recently refurbished executive rooms offer travellers a little more luxury during their stay. With European bathrooms and rainfall shower you will not be dissapointed.

Deluxe Queen Rooms

Boutique in style, the Executive Queen is ideal for the corporate traveller, catering for those needing to travel into the city for business. This room has a comfortable Queen Size bed.

Deluxe Queen Twin Rooms

With two Queen Beds, this room is ideal for dual travellers looking for a great accommodation option but not willing to sacrifice on the luxury of a Queen Bed. This room is also perfect for those single travellers wanting to spread out a little.

Parkview King Rooms

Your home away from home, offering sweeping views across LincolnSquarePark and the edge of the city, is ideal for the more discerning corporate guest or those looking for something a little larger. With a King Bed, 32 inch plasma screen TV/DVD player and fantastic views you won’t be disappointed.

Queen Spa Suites

The epitome of comfort is now available at Rydges on Swanston. For VIP’s or just a relaxing weekend away, wind down the evening in a two seater European spa perfect for enjoying a nice bottle of bubbly. As you enter the suite you will find the living area complete with a mounted 32 inch plasma screen TV/DVD player and luxury sofa & oversized ottoman. The private bedroom offers one Queen Bed and an LCD TV extending from the bedroom wall. Style and space is all this suite is about!

Room Facilities

Minimum Capacity 2Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$70.00
Maximum Capacity 550Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$109.00
Maximum Standing 550Conference - Day package$69.00
Maximum Table Seating 300ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 300Per Room$179

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Skyline Room (Panorama, Vista & Horizon Rooms combined)  500  400  300  250  300    240  80  50  265  4.5
Panorama Room  60    60    60    30   20   18  58.3  4.5
Vista Room  120    80    120    50  35    108.12  4.5
Horizon Room  120    80    120    50   35    100.7  4.5
Aspect Room  50    40    40    30   15    36.75  4
Orbit Room (Scope & Realm Rooms combined)  300  250  150  120  200    140   45    215.28   3
Realm Room  120    80    120    50  35    105  3
Scope Room  120    80    120    50  35    110  3
Boardroom 1  40    40    30    20  15  18  45  3
Boardroom 2  40    40    30    20  15  18  45  3
Boardroom 3  40    40    30    20  15  18  45  3
Pool Deck  200    60    100          85  

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  no
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  no
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  no
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  no
Hens & Bucks Nights:  no

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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