Melbourne CBD

The city of Melbourne was recently voted as the most popular destination for conferences and seminars in Australia. Its appeal is due to its many and varied meeting venues within Melbourne's CBD. These Conference Hotels and Meeting Venues are ideal for small to medium businesses, government department and the corporate sector.

The city centre is approximately a half hour drive from Tullamarine Airport with conference hotels located within both the city centre and in close proximity to the airport.

Whether you are looking for a venue that overlooks Melbourne's beautiful Yarra River or within walking distance to sporting arenas or the central business district, there are many alternatives to suit your requirements. Melbourne is also well known for its sophisticated European atmosphere with its many cafes, restaurants and wine bars where you can relax and entertain clients after a busy day.

M-Power Accommodation can help you find conference and seminar venues in the city of Melbourne with the technology to allow digital Video Conferencing, data projection and internet accessibility and a full range of Audio Visual aids.

Rydges Melbourne

    Delegate Packages from:
  • $75
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 300+
  • Four & a Half Star
    • Address:
      186 Exhibition Street
      Melbourne, Victoria 3000
    • Room Rates from:
      $209 p/n
    • Maximum Capacity:
    • Accommodation Rooms:

Call us: +61 2 9318 2361

Rydges Melbourne - 4.5 Star Hotel and Conference Venue

The recently refurbished Rydges Melbourne is the largest 4.5 star hotel in the Melbourne CBD with over 290 modern guest rooms and 70 suites. This hotel has been specifically designed and fitted out with the business traveller in mind, making it an ideal venue for conferences and meetings. The hotel not only offers a prime city location with many restaurants, cafes and bars within an easy walk, but it is also easily accessible by public transport and offers parking for conference delegates.

Property Features

Rydges Melbourne has 363 superbly appointed guest rooms including 56 luxurious spa suites all having views of the city, parklands or surrounding Bays. Conference delegates will appreciate the spacious modern rooms that feature work desks with lighting, power points and internet access. Rooms also feature air conditioning and Colour TV with in house movies. The hotel also offers 24 hour room service and concierge services.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gymnasium
  • 24-hours Room Service
  • 24-hours Reception


Rydges Melbourne has a dedicated conference facility keeping the meeting and conference rooms exclusive and isolated from other public areas. This area offers 2 large pre-function areas, a fully equipped business centre and ‘Backlot’ an flexible events centre that can cater to a wide range of corporate events

The conference centre offers affordable, high speed and secure Broadband Internet access (both wired & wireless) . This venue can also offer a wide range of catering options and audio visual aids.

Conference Delegate Full Day Package

A$75 per person - minimum 30 persons

  • Room hire
  • Espresso coffee, herbal and blended teas with fresh fruit bowls
  • Morning tea & coffee
  • Working buffet lunch or sit down lunch in hotel restaurant
  • Afternoon tea & coffee
  • Whiteboard with markers & erasers
  • Flipchart with paper and markers
  • Projection screen
  • Iced water, pads, pens, mints

Room Capacities


Conference Room Capacities
Room Area (SQM) lengthWidth theatre classroom uShape Boardroom Cabaret naturalLight
Broadway 264   312 144 160 94 160 YES
Carousel 93   108 54 40 45 56 YES
Chicago 97   108 54 40 45 56 YES 
Chorus Line 74   96 45 30 40 48 YES 
Phantom 108   108 54 40 45 56 YES 
42nd Street 105   108 54 40 45 56 YES 
Mad Men Boardroom 23   - - - 12 - NO
Bobby McGee's 498   170 18 18 20 - YES
Locanda Private Dining -   50 30 20 20 - YES

Property Floor Plans

Rydges Melbourne Conference Floor Plan 

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