Rydges Capital Hill

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Corner Canberra Ave & National Cct


Rydges Capital Hill Canberra function venues are 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 AustraliaNational Portrait GalleryNational 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 function 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 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 a 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:

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Conditions Apply


Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 186
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 231

Notes Relating to Accommodation:



Minimum Capacity 2Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$70
Maximum Capacity 250Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$95
Maximum Standing 250Conference - Day package$70
Maximum Table Seating 150ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 250Per Room$145

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

The Forrest Suite can be divided into 3 smaller function rooms.

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)
The Forrest Suite  250  200  150  120  250  130  74  84  78    
Wellington Room  150  100  120  90  120  70  30  24  30    
The Atrium  80    60    50            
Executive Boardroom 1  20    12    20    12  15  18    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
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:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  yes
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  till 12pm midnight

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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