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Esperance
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

On arriving at the hotel I was quite impressed by the location and friendliness of staff. The rooms looked lovely at the offset. It was only at midnight as I was ready to call it a day that I discovered the bed had been slept in already and to add insult to injury the underlay was visibly spotted with a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Wi_Fi good, good service in bar, room clean and good amenities. Nice Lobby, good staff, steaks well cooked. Well situated near collins street, quiet room. Only issue is that room fel stuffy. Not sure if aircon was pulling air in (it was very noisy) or just recirculating it. Felt a bit flat in morning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have stayed here a couple of times, most recently this week. The good things about this hotel are is it very central and so is a good base to walk to theaters and restaurants from. However, it can be very noisy (rubbish collections at 4am, sirens and so on). The wifi is prettify average, the bar and restaurant are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I recently stayed at Rydges Melbourne (Ehibition St) for a 4 day conference, and things couldn't have been better. From the moment I checked in, nothing was too much trouble. Check in staff happily moved my friend to be on the same floor. The rooms are quite spacious for a city hotel, and are very comfortable. I stayed in a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Poor customer service and unfriendly staff.we don't feel welcome here.Christie a employee there not accommodating to customers request.good location as the hotel is waking distance to Chinatown.same breakfast daily without a variety.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I recently stayed at Rydges Melbourne. Staff are professional and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean. Internet is free and fast - essential for a working stay. Checking in and out was quick and seamless. The hotel is situated in Exhibition Street and very close to Chinatown so there is a lot of nightlife but the hotel is surprisingly... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We booked a premium spa suite for our 10 year wedding anniversary. The photo's of the room make it look 10 times better than it is. We paid a premium price and were left feeling very disappointed. Unable to even rent/pay tv movie, so stuck watching standard TV after dinner in the restaurant. We waited a long time for our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A sincere thanks to Kelly Dunn for arranging a fantastic dinner for 10 we recently had in the private dining area of the Locanda restaurant. Nothing was too much for Kelly to arrange and for every request we made Kelly promptly answered and accommodated our request. On the night the great service continued by our waitress MaryAnn. Again MaryAnn was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I recently stayed here with family and siblings. The room was nice and can't beat the Dream beds, not that I was dreaming much. The staff went out of their way to make us all feel comfortable. I was offered upgrade with a small cost attached which I decline due to me being happy with the room I had already.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stayed 4 nights and ended up changing rooms 2 times on the first day. The first due to noise, second was due to wet carpet from the air conditioning (wet on entering) then to our final shoebox. The standard queen room was tiny and bathroom also miniature. The bath plug didn't fit the bath drain & no room for... 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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  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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 - $256 (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:
#18 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#75 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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