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Langwarrin, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff were very helpful and courteous. Room was comfortable and very clean. We were going to a show and the hotel location was perfect. Room service was also done in a timely manner and food was delicious.

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Robina, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel overall was well looked after if a little old but there are few hotels in Melbourne now that don't suffer this problem. Service was excellent, bed was comfy, hotel restaurant is good quality. Great location, and as a Priority Rewards guest my wife and i were well looked after. Would definitely come back.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in great part of the city. Rooms are very comfortable and staff are very friendly & helpful. Restaurant has excellent food with a bar that has a good selection of wines/spirits and beers on tap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room was wonderful, and the restaurant exceeded our expectations by miles. We thoroughly enjoyed our cocktails, dinner and breakfast, and the service is second to none. We will never stay anywhere else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had another lovely stay in a twin room. Beds and pillows were soooo comfortable.Staff very friendly and helpful at reception. Restaurant was great for dinner and breakfast. It is such a great location being close to theaters and sporting precincts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is located in the heart of the city near Chinatown and the theatre district. The staff at the hotel are very friendly and without doubt, the highlight has to be the amazing breakfast - I visit often and I'll always make a pitstop at the buffet. The room is clean and well equipped. Typical city centre bathrooms -... More 

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Thank welshprotraveller
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Room was very comfortable, staff couldn't do enough Special thanks to Victoria in the restaurant Conveniently close to the Centre of Melbourne Great bar and restaurant Handy off street parking Bottle shop straight across the street!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights on business. Lovely spacious room, with the split lounge/bedroom an attractive feature. Locanda restaurant was of good quality, although when ordering a relatively expensive steak, one would expect the small basket of fries or salad to be included rather than charged separately. Same for breakfast, it's annoying to be charged separately for barista coffee when... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some positives: The bed and pillows were absolutely amazing and when we got to sleep it was fantastic sleep. Great to have free and reasonably good Wifi Really good space in the room with separate living area. One big important positive thing is that the staff at reception were fantastic, very friendly and helpful and when I spoke to them... More 

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

Hi Karyn R, Thank you for taking the time to post this review and for your positive comments on our team here at Rydges Melbourne. It does seem we have gotten a few things wrong however, particularly our room cleanliness. Please accept my sincere apologies, this is not the standard we consider acceptable. Please let me know if you do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was lovely. Friendly and service good. King Deluxe room was amazing came with gorgeous views of Melbourne City based on the 22nd floor. Clean Room. Only downside and whinge is the gym it had 1 spin bike, 1 normal bike and 1 treadmill and that was it!! Machines outdated. Overlooks the pool which was having maintenance. Gym could be... More 

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

Hi Joyb665, Thank you for your review, we'll take your comments re our cardio room on board, I hope this did not cause you too much inconvenience. We do offer free access to Genesis Fitness Club, so if you do choose Rydges Melbourne again you may consider this option. Kind Regards, Kym McIntyre- Rooms Division Manager- Rydges Melbourne More 

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Staying in Chinatown

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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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  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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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: $118 - $246 (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
#77 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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