The Metropolitan Hotel

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263 William Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000


The Metropolitan hotel has been a Melbourne landmark for more than 150 years. Bordering the historical legal precinct, it is within easy walking distance of the major hotels and theatres. The open bar, soft leather seating and contemporary decor create a stylish upscale, feel and can quite comfortably take its place alongside the great pub/brasseries of the world.

corporate breakfast meetings, lunches and dinners, cocktail parties, product launches, trivia nights, engagement parties, 21st Birthdays, celebrations of all types. The possibilities are endless....

 The Level Onespace, with its own private entrance offers a versatile space well suited to both corporate or private cocktail parties and birthdays, sit-down luncheons and dinners, trivia events and conferencing.

Featuring beautiful decorative wallpaper along the length of the wall and a log fire place, the room is warm and welcoming.

TheGround Level space is a bright open area with polished Tasmanian Oak floorboards, a large marble topped bar and 10 beers and ciders on tap. The ground level offers 3 semi private areas which can be allocated to smaller groups mid week or this space is available for exclusive hire on weekends and by agreement mid week.

In-house music systems, wireless microphone & PA, Projector & Screen are all available for use.

You could even join both spaces and have one big party, the possibilities are endless……

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Engagement Parties, Trivia Nights, Christmas Parties, Poker Nights, Lunches, Dinners, Reunions, birthdays .... The possibilities are endless

Venue Capacities

Minimum Capacity 10Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 480Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 200Conference - Day package$50
Maximum Table Seating 130ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 100Per Room$N/A

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)
Entire Venue (Exclusive),  480    260                
Ground Level (Exclusive)  300    130                
Level One (Exclusive)  180  180  130  110  100  100  40  30  36    
Ground Level - Back Section  160    70                
Ground Level - Front Section  140    40                

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:  yes
Underage Events:  no
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  24 Hours

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  no
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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