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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed April 1, 2015

If you love visiting Melbourne, do yourself a favour and try the Rydges on Exhibition, located at the eastern end of the city and walking distance to China town and theatres, great food in the Locanda Bar & Resturant, in fact you would be pressed to find a better meal and fantastic service, The rooms are great and overall a...

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Melbourne
Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband and I stayed here on Tuesday night and we were very happy with our stay. The staff were pleasant and efficient. The service was very good. The room was great, we were on the top floor as I asked for a quiet room. The bed was comfortable and we had a very good sleep. The bathroom is rather...

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Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

When entering our room which was a queen bedroom standard size with st view. Was very impressed with hygiene and quality of linen and bed comfort. We ate at the breakfast buffet next day only being $15 each was great! food look amazing, great variety and display but everything was luke warm, maybe because we went at a later timing...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Guys I went to Melbourne on the night of Cricket's World Cup. Unfortunately they were short staffed and did not match expectations of serious first world hotels. How hard can it be, when you advertise "World Cup Final on our Big Screens" to put the sound on? Yeah, 20 minutes after the game they did. That is not good enough....

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adelaide
Reviewed March 27, 2015

I could not fault this place, clean,comfortable, convenient with a very helpful, efficient and friendly staff. The breakfast was of a high quality and I wished I could have stayed longer. The only thing I cannot comment on was the price as it was booked for me.

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed March 22, 2015

The hotel is in the city center, accessible to all places Hatrktkibiim tourists. Nice room, hotel staff always ready to help with a smile. I got a room on a high floor the view from the rom was beautiful. Recommended Hotel

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Fitzroy Crossing, Australia
Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed here for business and it was a great location, after businesses it was close to all amenities, China own around the corner, main Shoping at your doors step, would recommend to stay here bed was comfortable.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

My initial impression after arriving at 2am was that the rooms are basic. Nothing spectacular, so i figured i'd sleep on it. Still average when i woke up though. I went to the gym 2 blocks away on a comp from the hotel which was awesome. Breakfast at the hotel is really really good. The restaurant staff too are awesome....

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were travelling around Australia and the Ridges hotel was the worst hotel we stayed in. On checking in we were asked if we wanted to pay for breakfast, however this was included in our booking, we showed the receptionist our paperwork and she said she would get back to us. There was no contact so we went back to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed March 4, 2015

Enjoyed my stay at Rydges Melbourne. Great location! The free wi-fi for all guests through the property is a real bonus and very fast. Loved the buffet breakfast. Staff were excellent and very helpful.

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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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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: $108 - $257 (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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Rydges Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne Rydges Hotel
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#19 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#74 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Rooms near elevators are very noisy. Most views are of rooftops.”
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“The rooms on the 22nd floor are awesome, good views, close to the pool as the pool is located on the roof top above the 22nd floor.”
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