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Daylesford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I am a regular guest at Rydges as this hotel is perfectly situated within easy walking distance of the MCG for cricket & football. This year when I arrived in my room after Day 1 of the Boxing Day Test, I searched in vain for a chest of drawers. I could see where there had been one, but it had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Spent 5 nights here over xmas. Excellent location beside Chinatown with most attractions within walking distance. Several Tram routes run close also. Excellent room with Comfy bed and clean bathroom. I was offered to go green and not have my room cleaned daily which they took $10 off the bill. Restaurant is excellent but there are so many options around.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We have stayed here a couple of times but once again broke tradition for Xmas and stayed here for a couple nights over Xmas. Had a lovely time and it was a nice change . Our room was located on 15th floor with views to the East and overlooking the city. Very pretty at night. Checkin as always is quick... More 

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Forest Lake
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Rydges Hotel on Exhibition Street in Melbourne is so well located for shopping, eating and theatre life in Melbourne. Well priced and nice drink on arrival. The mattress on the first night was tired and not too good for my back, but Tim from Reception immediately gave us another room with a good bed as soon as he heard my... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with a large group of friends, staff friendly and helpful, convenient parking, awesome location close to everything! Small poky room, very stuffy and small although comfortable beds! My major downfall was the noise not much sleep from lift noise and street! Forgiven by a lovely buffet breakfast

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Spent 5 nights at Rydges in Exhibition Street in Melbourne. Was a nice stay and we had a good room on a high floor with a decent view. A highlight is the option to not have your room cleaned for a food and beverage credit of $10. We were surprised that their were no movie options available in the room.... More 

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Bayswater, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We have stayed here several times as a family (2 adults 2 children) so we booked the queen suite with separate living area and fold out sofa for the kids. Check in was fine but on entering the room an immediate musty smell was noticeable - possibly from the damp carpet near the (noisy) air conditioner. One of my children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Stayed over Christmas. All-in-all was very good. Managed to get a corner room which is just that little bit more comfortable. Bed and pillows are both comfortable. Booking included breakfast, which is quite good - apart from coffee. Charging extra for real coffee is a real downer and sours the breakfast experience. Location is good. Beware parking is not included... More 

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Echuca, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

After having a beautiful lunch in the hotel restaurant we booked into our room for the night. The staff at reception, in the restaurant and in the carpark were attentive to our needs. The hotel room was well worth it and everything you needed was there. We had a breakfast package and the breakfast was very enjoyable and would cater... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights in 2 twin rooms. Older fit out than I expected, but adequate for our needs. Only a little noise from the street on one night, but nothing that was disturbing. Beds were comfortable with good quality bedding. Very small bathroom, but again adequate for 2 people in a room. Right across the road from the theatre... 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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $122 - $250 (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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#19 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#79 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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