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Rydges Melbourne Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   186 Exhibition St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Wollongong, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at Rydges Melbourne for 3 days in August. I had a room on the 18th floor, which had good views and was pretty quiet. Breakfast served at the restaurant was good with good choices. Check in and check out were fast, staff fast and courteous. The hotel itself is well positioned on the edge of Chinatown, with good... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rydges hotel Melbourne is central to everything you want in Melbourne. theatre, shops, restaurants, trams, trains. Great in-house restaurant and excellent menu and quality food. Only downside of the room we had was that the shower access is very, very small and low pressure. Remember this when booking

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On this trip to Rydges Melbourne I was afforded an upgrade to my room booking which was fantastic. The service at the desk was friendly and prompt and professional. The staff at the Bellabar and also the Locanda Restaurant were courteous and very knowledgeable. I had the calamari entree which was full of flavour and then followed this with the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was great, reception, bar, cleaning staff were all professional and friendly. Rooms was clean and well maintained. Location fantastic! Loved the free upgrade to a spa room, totally unexpected! Drinks in the bar prior to the show were beautiful. Great selection of wines!

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Perth, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived late in the evening and was pleasantly surprised to receive an upgrade to suite. The check in process was quick and I was in my room less than five minutes after waking in the hotels front door. Room was spacious and the layout worked really well. The only negative was the noise from the street which was quite loud... More

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13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our 3rd stay and we would stay again. Check in was efficient and friendly, we were very impressed with the overall look of the reception area. Our room was small but had a very comfortable bed, very well kept and a great view.

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Perth, Australia
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Rydges one night for a business stay. Used the electronic check in that is very similar to checking in for a flight. Not exactly sure what advantage that has. Had a room on the 18th floor, nothing particular, but clean and OK. Good shower. Minibar overpriced, but very much used to that. Opened a pack of almonds... More

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Geelong, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Rydges to go to Les Miserables at Her Majesties Theatre and the position, being right across the road in Exhibition Street was perfect. The room was servicable and dinner and breakfast in the Locanda Bar was quite ok. Having a carpark beneath the hotel was a bonus and the cost of $29 for an overnight stay isn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Second stay at Rydges Melbourne. The good: a) Quick, fuss-free check-in. b) Housekeeping was prompt in addressing misplaced jacket while transiting from one room to another. Thankful of the location and pick-up of missing item. c) Spacious Executive King rooms d) Near to Chinatown and theatres The less good: a) Called for assistance when room heater broke down. Manager came... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another nice stay but they have improved their quality in the use of the 'Priority Guest Rewards' card. I used my Priority Guest Rewards card which doesn't cost anything but gives you a discount to book a room, free barista coffee in the morning, a free drink at the bar and free bottles of water in the room (not sure... More

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Address: 186 Exhibition St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Melbourne CBD
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Melbourne Hotel 4.5*
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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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