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Pannawonica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the time of booking to checking out there was good communication. We arrived early and one of the rooms was ready and within an hour we received a call to say the other room was also ready. We request higher floor and a quiet room and our requests were met. The breakfast on Sunday was superb and the egg... More 

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Thank working_retirees
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this hotel suits me, location perfect, great beds, yummy breakfast and lovely staff. the hotel is that close to the theater we went back to our room at the intermission to use the bathroom. my room had a big spa bath, great way to finish a day.

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Thank Blindfella
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Staff at checkin were great. They reminded me I had a. Preferred guest membership . Found me an upgrade. And then handed me a new card. Breakfast was average. But I was only looking for a coffe and toast not the full buffet Location perfect for my meetings Across road from theatres if you wanted

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Thank mark j
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice comfortable room, amazing view, complementary champagne for our 25 years wedding celebration. Great staff and facilities . Will definitely stay again . Hotel in a great location close to china town and a short stroll to centre of city . 2 happy customers

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Thank Honi B
Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

DH and myself stayed Saturday night at Rydges Hotel. It was a gift from family for my Husbands 70th Birthday. We attended Matilda (a fantastic show) that was my Birthday Gift last year from Family. It was a package that included parking and breakfast and drink vouchers. From the time we drove into the carpark and left today the service... More 

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Thank nolbak
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drank at Madame Brussell's and ate at Longrain so this was the perfect location to stay at. While the room was loud (streetside noise woke us a couple of times overnight) it was well appointed. Service was excellent too.

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Thank mandabum
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Centrally located with a 24hr front desk friendly staff, beautiful rooms and the King room has wonderful views. The restaurant is surprisingly great quality, I've had business lunches there in the past even when I was not staying there. This has become a regular choice for me in my business travels and occasionally bring my partner for a brief getaway.... More 

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Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Gabriel B, thank you for your great review, it is always nice to be able to share this with the team - we are really proud of them. Hope we see you again soon, Kind Regards - Kym, Rooms Division Manager, Rydges Melbourne More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever you look up a hotel or place to eat and you read their own write up you always take it with a grain of salt. This place is exactly as described! Great location on the edge of the CBD, near everything including transport but not the hectic Melbourne in the centre. The bar downstairs is perfect, doesn't feel like... More 

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Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Brrigid O - It is always a pleasure to receive a great review...hope to see you again soon, Kind Regards - Kym, Rooms Division Manager, Rydges Melbourne More 

Gilgandra, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location within walking distance of cafes theatres gardens and galleries. Carpet in room and hallways on our floor tired needs some tender loving care. Staff were excellent and very helpful. Amenities were very good.

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Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jenny T - thank you for the positive feedback on our staff, and for taking the time to review Rydges Melbourne, Kind Regards - Kym, Rooms Division Manager, Rydges Melbourne More 

Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location but they really need to invest in this property. It is located close to theatres and wonderful restaurants but there is such a tiredness to this hotel. It is really not up to the standard expected or seen in other properties. The carpet was grubby and badly stained. The bathroom was tiny and the shower lip so small... More 

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Kym M, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Hi thesh0pper, thank you for providing your feedback. I am disappointed to read that our rooms & service did not meet your expectations, please accept my apologies for the missed items in your room. Kind Regards - Kym, Rooms Division Manager, Rydges Melbourne More 

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 

Additional Information about Rydges Melbourne Hotel

Address: 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: $112 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Melbourne Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 363
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Also Known As:
Rydges Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne Rydges Hotel
Hotel Style:
#19 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#76 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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