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Rydges Melbourne Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   186 Exhibition St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Don't be fooled by the grand entrance to this primitive complex. We do not believe this hotel represents value for money, as we are in the industry and run a true 5 star complex, we would definitely not be staying at Rydges Melbourne again, nor would we recommend anybody to stay here. There are far better hotels in Melbourne that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent value, very friendly and helpful staff and beautiful food recommend the full breakfast - overall could not find fault. Also in a very convenient location so close to Chinatown and shops. We Would definitely stay here again and would recommend to anyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice ambience, very friendly and helpful staff and an excellent breakfast menu all helped make this a very enjoyable overnight stay for my wife and I. Well sorted room with all required mod cons and view over to the Dandenongs, comfy bed and handy gym/ swimming pool were the icing on the cake. Overall a very pleasant stay and would... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rydges is an average downtown hotel in Melbourne. It needs some updating in the rooms and hallways, but isn't too bad yet. The hotel staff were appropriate for their tasks. Sleep quality was okay but rooms were small. It was clean enough. Biggest plus - the buffet breakfast in the bar of the hotel. Mostly used by airline staff,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the first things my wife and I did on leaving this hotel after 3 extremely comfortable nights last week was to take up the 'dream bed' purchase offer! (I wish I'd been able to purchase also the beautifully soft pillow I used - one of the best I've ever put my head into!) As well as comfort this... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've stayed at this hotel for the long Easter weekend 2014 and our experience has been excellent. They had a good Easter offer with breakfast included first of all. As we became members, we could stay till 1pm on the checkout day and they upgraded our room for free. The staff is lovely and very very kind. Rooms are good... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are halfway through a 2 night stay here and there are plus's and minus's! First the positives - great location, great front desk staff, we paid an extra $60 for a superior suite and it's definitely worth the $$ - big bathroom, sep bedroom, huge lounge and great views. As priority members we used our free night for one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place with great bars and rooms, would recommend to everyone I know. Being a priority guest rewards member is the best with a late checkout and great room rates to boot. Great staff and located close to the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

as a priority member was slightly disappointed with the stay this time, the room was in need of a makeover with the bathroom requiring the most attention, also being quite outdated. the room linen service was terrible, having left the room at 9:00am & returning at 1:00pm only to find the room had not been serviced yet was very disappointing... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been a Rydges priority member for the past 3 years and stay there a few times a year. So, we booked a King Executive room online for an upcoming birthday weekend. We check in, go up to our room and it turns out its a Queen suite. So I go back downstairs and talk to the lady who... More

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Also Known As:
Rydges Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne Rydges Hotel
Address: 186 Exhibition St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#70 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Melbourne Hotel 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rydges Melbourne is conveniently located in Melbourne's CBD, in the heart of the Theatre precinct on Exhibition street. With over 290 guest rooms and 70 suites. Rydges Melbourne is home to Locanda Italian Steakhouse Restaurant and Bar, featuring the best steaks from nearby Yarra Valley, an good variety of pastas and other mouthwatering options. Located in close proximity to Bourke Street Mall shopping, a block away from the Paris End of Collins Street boutiques and in walking distance to Rod Laver Arena and the MCG, Rydges Melbourne is a great choice if you are wanting everything at your doorstep. ... more   less 
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