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Narellan, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always stay at Rydges on Exhibition Street Melbourne when on business. I haven't had a "bad" room yet, always a view somewhere, staff are excellent, pricing is reasonable for the location. Rooms are always clean, spacious with awesome beds. Restaurant is very good, a little pricey for what you get but the quality and presentation is good. Location is...

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Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were in Melbourne for a weekend away. We loved everything about our stay at Rydges - location, the room, the awesomely comfy bed and pillows! We have decided that we will stay here every trip from now on - well done to the team at Rydges!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Accommodation here was one of the most expensive on the day, yet the room was only just average. Small and quite dated. Clean enough for a bloke, but with underlay showing through the carpet in the passageway just outside the door. View of the rooftops was very ordinary. I booked two rooms at the same time, yet ended up on...

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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for three nights and enjoyed the convenience of being in the city. Some of the areas in the hotel clearly need refurbishment but it was still very pleasant. The restaurant is also okay but still charges extra for premium coffee. Our room was on the 18th floor facing east and the views were great. Small bathroom with a...

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Ngaruawahia Hamilton
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hotel is excellently located in the CBD of Melbourne, easy access to the Trams and other amenities, places to go etc. The options are endless from getting around by way of taxi,Tram or walking. The dinning options are just as good whether in house or close by. A trip to the Casino is a must, the options for dinning...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm a regular at Rydges Melbourne and I love how the staff always make me feel welcome when I check in. Always friendly, always helpful. The rooms are fantastic, clean, spacious and all importantly, quiet.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Prompt check in and efficient service from reception. The hotel is located opposite Her Majesty's Theatre and as such caters to the theatre-going public by offering pre -theatre dinner packages. A leisurely stroll to Chinatown and the trams that service both Bourke St and Collins St. Great breakfast can be included in your package. Very efficient shower over the bath,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a night in the city for our first year wedding anniversary. My initial though when walking into the lobby was how fancy it was and was quite impressed. We checked in and went up to our Queen spa room. Upon arriving into our room I thought to myself how out dated the room was a little bit. There...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was prompt and friendly. The hotel location is close to Chinatown and across the street from Her Majesty's Theatre and ideal if you are seeing a show. The room I stayed in was nicely appointed but showing signs of age(old style flat screen TV and old noisy aircon. The bathroom was small but clean and functional. The beds,...

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Thank Chris Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful locations to shows, great eats and trendy cafe's. The hotel is close to the free tram loop, and a small stroll to shopping centres and China Town. We drove from Adelaide and parked our car in the Secure carpark under the hotel it was the best hotel parking we have used in Melbourne so far as it was so...

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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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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: £85 - £203 (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
#73 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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