This was my boyfriend and I second time staying at the Rydges Melbourne. The first time we found the hotel very accomodating and in a great location that we returned. We actually booked our first night through Zuji and I wouldn't recommend that because it was just a major fail because the staff told me that the room we had booked through zuji wasn't even available. But staff were pleasant to fix this all up and assign a room asap as we were still half asleep.
Our first night we stayed in an executive king and the remaining 6 nights in a deluxe queen. The rooms have had some renovating and I thought they looked nice and quite modern. Being on the 13th floor I didn't find any probs with street noise but our room was close to lift so sometimes that was a little noisy.
The room was clean and cool esp when we arrived during a heatwave. If you have the option get breakfast included its really good. The egg chef will cook your eggs however you want and they have a wide selection of hot and cold foods.
Since my last visit they have introduced a fitness center and a partnership with Fitness first. They only have a few machine in the fitness center but if you want to do a proper workout you might as well walk down to the Fitness First QV on Russell street with excellent facilities.
A great stay would happily return in a heartbeat.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Rydges Hotel Melbourne
- Melbourne Rydges Hotel