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Rydges Melbourne Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only stayed for one night, as I was attending the Adele concert and the hotel is near work. Check in was easy, with online check in meaning I could select various things I required (such as a room away from the elevator) - I like being able to do that. Friendly efficient staff, comfy bed and a clean, well...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been staying here for 17 years as it is close to theatres, city centre, public transport - everything I need. The food is good, beds are comfortable and the view of the city spectacular. The staff are always friendly and helpful.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was clean, tidy and comfortable. Location of the hotel was perfect, close to entertainment, food and shopping! And it was the extra attention to detail that staff paid to the special requests on our booking si what will have us coming back.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great stay as always! Rydges has become our go to when visiting the city with it's fabulous breakfast and amazing friendly staff & spacious rooms! It has easy access to the cbd with just a short walk and with secure parking onsite I can leave my car & use public transport We can't wait to visit again...in fact we are...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything we needed was at hand. BREAKFAST STAFF five starr service.We will spread the good word to all our contacts in Western Australia. Thanks to all. Entertainment, Shops mins. from hotel front door. Recpetion very quick and informative. We will book the Rydges on our next visit to Melbourne

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Suite 709 is a delight and has renewed my faith in Rydges Melbourne. I am in Melbourne every month, and looking for a quality room to relax in after work. This has been a great turn around from my previous experience in December 2016. I have been staying at the Marriott, Mantra and Stamford since December. Based on this last...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location is hard to beat with so many great restaurants (including the restuarant downstairs!) and theatre venues nearby. Check in was smooth and easy, room on the 7th floor was spacious and staff went that extra mile to make our stay feel really special. We did have an issue with a dodgy smoke alarm going off a few times but...

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The room itself is quite spacious unlike many CBD hotel rooms which are just a box with a bed. However, the space they have included in the room seems to have been taken away in the bathroom which is a pokey little room where the bathroom door only opens halfway before hitting the toilet. Bathroom aside, the bed itself seems...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The reason the reviews for Rydges are so disparate became evident when I got in the wrong lift and ended up in a beautifully refurbished part of the hotel. Where I was staying, however, was grubby and tired. The sort of place you don't want to walk around in bare feet. The bathroom was extremely small, the shower spilled water...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

made very welcome and room was spotlessly appointed. Breakfast was excellent and post theatre drinks were a great end to a great experience. we found the hotel was central to the theatre district and Chinatown, where we dined. very accessible considering it was a busy weekend in Melbourne

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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
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: RM532 - RM1,258 (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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#16 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#73 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“If you want to avoid city noise, ask for a room higher up.”
 of 5 bubbles Mordeegirl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High up rooms have great views and appear quieter”
  • View from my room on 20th floor looking over the city to the west
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“Accessable quiet”
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“Either ask for a room either 04 or 09”
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“no room is far from the lifts and parking was a bonus”
 of 5 bubbles Yorkylady_13, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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