Royal Melbourne Hotel

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629 Bourke Street
Melbourne , VIC 3000


The Royal Melbourne Hotel (RMH) – one of Melbourne’s most unique entertainment and function establishments. Housed in a heritage listed building incorporating a Bluestone Cell block, it has since been refurbished and transformed to provide the perfect place to have a snack, lunch, dinner or simply enjoy a cold drink after a day at work – all in indoor/outdoor splendor.

RMH offers five distinct areas to enjoy – including the glass enclosed Atrium; where you can dine in elegant or casual fashion. Savor meals, snacks and drinks in full daylight or celebrate under the stars. The adjoining Courtyard makes RMH one of city’s most unique indoor/outdoor venues. 

The venue also houses the Functions Club Lounge (upstairs), Governors Lounge and the heritage listed Bluestone Cells dating back to the 1850′s.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

The Royal Melbourne offers you a unique setting with various options for your function, event or party. The 4 separate areas with access to the courtyard – accommodates events and functions from 12 to 1200 guests.

The Royal Melbourne’s versatility lends itself to being ideal for all occasions – including corporate functions, special events, social club gatherings, team meetings, conferences, cocktail parties, trade shows, product launches, engagement/wedding receptions…..and Christmas party/end of year celebrations

Venue Capacities

Minimum Capacity 12Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 1200Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 1200Conference - Day package$
Maximum Table Seating 200ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 400Per Room$

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 Atrium  600    200                
The Cells  120    80                
Functions Club Lounge  220    100                
Governors Lounge  100    40                
Whole Venue  1200                    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  
Deb Balls and School Formals:  
After Parties:  
Underage Events:  
18th Birthdays:  
Religious Events:  
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

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:  no
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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