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Rydges Melbourne Hotel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The reception area is nice, has a lovely aroma when you walk in and relaxing music. The staff are all very friendly and gave us a late checkout. We stayed on the 22nd floor and paid more than $300 for one night because it was Grand Prix weekend. The room was a little disappointing given the price because the air...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and will not be rushing back. Hotel reception chic and modern, staff on the desk friendly and informative but that is where the good comments cease. Room out dated and looked old. Noisy air conditioning unit and really struggled to work. TV tiny and in an awkward position (position could be easily fixed with movable arm)....

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms here are a little dated in their bathrooms and layout but the staff are nice, the rooms are reasonably priced for the size and location the restaurant and its staff are amazing. Only thing is that they are less flexible with the way they do things over other hotels in the Rydges network such as they wanted to...

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Hobart Tasmania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was really impressed on this recent visit. Rydges have really upped their game. Staff are so pleasant and helpful. Join their rewards club. So worth it. We had an upgrade to a bigger room. I was with my daughter and her friend to see Justin Bieber. The girls loved it. The bath robes, the rooftop pool, the buffet breakfast....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I only stayed for one night, as I was attending the Adele concert and the hotel is near work. Check in was easy, with online check in meaning I could select various things I required (such as a room away from the elevator) - I like being able to do that. Friendly efficient staff, comfy bed and a clean, well...

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1Thank Mordeegirl
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been staying here for 17 years as it is close to theatres, city centre, public transport - everything I need. The food is good, beds are comfortable and the view of the city spectacular. The staff are always friendly and helpful.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, tidy and comfortable. Location of the hotel was perfect, close to entertainment, food and shopping! And it was the extra attention to detail that staff paid to the special requests on our booking si what will have us coming back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stay as always! Rydges has become our go to when visiting the city with it's fabulous breakfast and amazing friendly staff & spacious rooms! It has easy access to the cbd with just a short walk and with secure parking onsite I can leave my car & use public transport We can't wait to visit again...in fact we are...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything we needed was at hand. BREAKFAST STAFF five starr service.We will spread the good word to all our contacts in Western Australia. Thanks to all. Entertainment, Shops mins. from hotel front door. Recpetion very quick and informative. We will book the Rydges on our next visit to Melbourne

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Suite 709 is a delight and has renewed my faith in Rydges Melbourne. I am in Melbourne every month, and looking for a quality room to relax in after work. This has been a great turn around from my previous experience in December 2016. I have been staying at the Marriott, Mantra and Stamford since December. Based on this last...

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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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  • Minibar
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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: $116 - $284 (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
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#16 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#71 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“The '2 bedroom' corner suites are pretty nice so are the rooms right up in the higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles stanr600, 5 days ago | Read review
“If you want to avoid city noise, ask for a room higher up.”
 of 5 bubbles Mordeegirl, 1 week ago | Read review
“High up rooms have great views and appear quieter”
  • View from my room on 20th floor looking over the city to the west
 of 5 bubbles susanlJ301VU, 1 week ago | Read review
“Accessable quiet”
 of 5 bubbles cosbycount1, 1 week ago | Read review
“Either ask for a room either 04 or 09”
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