Outer Suburban Melbourne

Whether your business is located in the suburban areas of Melbourne or if you are travelling interstate and simply looking for the convenience of having your conference close to Melbourne airport, there are a great selection of conference venues that can cater to your needs. From Tullamarine airport, Williamstown and Essendon there are many hotels located in the outer Melbourne suburbs that could be an ideal location for your next conference or business meeting.

The conference and meeting venues in the suburban areas of Melbourne offers an excellent range of facilities and services, they are usually smaller venues where staff are able to focus on the needs of your group. The convenience of proximity to your office can make the suburban areas of Melbourne an ideal location for your next training seminar.

Rydges Geelong

    Delegate Packages from:
  • $60
  • Yes
  • No
  • 400+
  • Four Star
    • Address:
      Corner Gheringhap & Myers Street
      Geelong, Victoria 3220
    • Room Rates from:
      $154 p/n
    • Maximum Capacity:
      4 - 400
    • Accommodation Rooms:

Call us: +61 2 9318 2361

Mercure Geelong - 4 Star Hotel and Conference Venue

Mercure Geelong is a 4 star hotel and conference venue that offers the recognisable quality and value of the Mercure brand. This Hotel and Conference venue is located in the centre of Geelong, close to businesses, shops and restaurants and also within an easy walk of the popular waterfront and Eastern beach. Geelong offers conference delegates the opportunity to explore the picturesque Bellarine peninsula with its Golf Courses and Wineries or the world famous Great Ocean Road. Mercure Geelong is also just 1 hours drive from Melbourne City Centre and Tullamarine Airport or just 30 minutes from Avalon Airport.

Property Features

Conveniently located in the heart of the CBD, Rydges Geelong offers stylish and affordable Geelong accommodation for business and leisure travellers alike. With sweeping views of the sparkling Corio Bay and only minutes from the lively foreshore of eastern Beach , this premier Geelong hotel is the perfect blend of inner city convenience and that scenic holiday feel.

Geelong offers conference delegates simple, spacious and comfortable accommodation equipped with facilities that business travellers appreciate including WiFi, work desk, cable TV, air conditioning and a comfortable bed. The hotel also offers 24 hour room service and reception along with pool, fitness room, and secure parking.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gymnasium
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hours Room Service
  • 24-hours Reception
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Rydges Geelong features a selection of unique and versatile conference rooms, offering space for groups of up to 400 delegates along with additional smaller rooms that are well suited to work shops, breakout space, training, seminars and board meetings. This is a venue that can also provide space for trade shows and product displays.

Rydges Geelong is also blessed with an experienced and professional team who will help your event to run smoothly, the venue can also provide state of the art Audio Visual equipment and some high quality catering.

Conference Delegate Package

A$60 per person - minimum 20 persons


  • Room hire
  • Arrival tea & coffee
  • Morning & afternoon tea with one item from the bakery
  • Working style or buffet lunch
  • Whiteboard and flipchart
  • Pads, pens, mints and iced water

Room Capacities


Conference Room Capacities
Room Area (SQM) lengthWidth theatre classroom uShape Boardroom Cabaret naturalLight
Function Centre 300   400 215 150 130 231  YES
Kardinia Barwon 226   300 165 110 85 161  YES
Kardinia 130   150 80 58 50 77  YES
Barwon 96   100 60 50 45 63  YES
Otway 110   130 65 40 45 63  NO
Terrace 67   60 45 20 25 40  YES
Ante 33   20 - - 15 -  YES
Terrace Ante 100   100 60 50 40 56  YES

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