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Meetings and Conferences

Host your next successful meeting in our Rydges conference venues in Canberra

Rydges Capital Hill is the ideal Canberra conference venue for your next meeting. We offer a variety of venues from small meeting rooms to large conference facilities so that you can easily find the perfect space for your needs.

The hotel can host events of up to 200 attendees in our unique conference venues in Canberra. Our scenic outdoor terrace and lush atrium are excellent choices for post-function cocktail hours or elegant banquet-style business events. An expansive foyer gazes over the atrium and is ideal for mini trade displays, registrations and networking between meetings over excellent catering dishes. Those interested in flexible indoor event space may like to book the Forrest Suite, which can function either as one large room or be broken into three smaller Canberra conference venues.

Or, if you are looking for a more intimate meeting, our smaller conference venues in Canberra are an inexpensive function room alternative. We offer five purpose-built boardrooms that can accommodate numerous simultaneous meetings and multiple break-out sessions.

Located within the prestigious Barton/Manuka area just a short stroll away from Parliament House and Capital Hill, our conference venues in Canberra are in the ideal location. Event attendees will be pleased to find that our hotel is central to all that Canberra has to offer. 

Book your event space through one of our experienced event planners today. You will find that they pride themselves on their professionalism, attention to detail and friendly service and will work tirelessly to ensure that your meetings in our conference venues in Canberra are executed flawlessly.

Please contact our conference and events team for our conference kit. 

Events

Choose our party venues in Canberra and show your guests a capital time

Our party venues in Canberra are ideal for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and cocktail parties. Choose Rydges Capital Hill Canberra for your next social soiree and enjoy access to advantageous equipment and support.

Our friendly, experienced event planners will help you finalise all event details so that when the time comes to party, you can let loose and have a great time knowing that everything has been taken care of!

Have a look at the variety of events we specialise in hosting at our party venues in Canberra:

Weddings

Host your ceremony or reception surrounded in the elegance afforded by our wedding venues in Canberra

The tranquil and inviting atmosphere offered by our Canberra wedding venues provides the ideal setting for your intimate and romantic wedding ceremony and reception.

The grand entrance at Rydges Capital Hill Canberra is alive with gorgeous auburn foliage in the autumn and vibrant cherry blossoms in the spring. The enchanting beauty flows across the foyer and expands into the mesmerising atrium, an ideal wedding venue in Canberra for your special ceremony or cocktail reception.

Our passionate and dedicated Canberra wedding team is here to help you create your dream day. With access to some of the best wedding resources in Canberra, our professional staff can assist you with planning the special day you have always dreamed of.

WEDDING RECEPTION PACKAGE

'JUST MARRIED’ – FROM ONLY $99* per person

Our new three-course, all-inclusive package features the following from only $99* per person.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE INCLUSIONS:

♥ Chef’s selection of canapés & drinks on arrival
♥ Three-course set menu
♥ Tea and coffee
♥ 4 hour beverage package*

*Includes pre-dinner drinks. House white and red wines, sparkling wine for toast, beer, soft drinks and orange juice.

OTHER INCLUSIONS:

♥ Dedicated wedding coordinator
♥ Room hire
♥ Complimentary menu tasting for bride & groom*
♥ Personalised menus
♥ Sparkling wine for the toast
♥ Service of the wedding cake
♥ Cake table, knife and gift table
♥ Dance floor (unless specialty floor is required)
♥ One night’s accommodation for bride and groom in bridal suite
♥ Complimentary breakfast for the bride and groom
♥ Complimentary parking for the bride and groom
♥ Late check out
♥ Special accommodation rates for guests
♥ Special parking rates for guests (or complimentary where available)

*Menu tasting on confirmation of booking. Additional menu tasting $59 per person.
**Minimum number of 50 guests

CATERING FOR KIDS?

Children's meals are available for those age 3-12. Please discuss your requirements with our team

SOMETHING ELSE WE CAN OFFER?

Our wedding team would be delighted to assist should you require help with any finishing touches. We have a list of preferred suppliers we could recommend in any of areas of theming, musicians, hire cars and much more.

PREFER A COCKTAIL EVENT?

If you’re after a cocktail-style event, we can discuss your needs and tailor a special package to suit.

Terms and Conditions

Subject to availability and for new event bookings only made between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015 and consumed between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016. Offer applies to wedding events only, block out dates may apply and a minimum numbers of guests are required – see each Hotel for required numbers. Offer and inclusions subject to change at the discretion of the providing hotel.

For full terms and conditions please click here

MEETINGS & EVENTS

Our function rooms in Canberra are well-equipped with everything your event requires

Rydges Capital Hill Canberra function rooms are ideal for meetings, conferences, weddings, receptions, birthday parties and social affairs. Our Canberra hotel’s central location in the thriving capital of Australia makes it ideal for business events, and its proximity to numerous area attractions ensures guests have plenty to keep themselves entertained.

Our large event venue hosts a variety of unique and spacious Canberra function rooms capable of comfortably catering to small group meetings of 20 as well as large conferences and cocktail parties of up to 200. Forrest Suite is our most flexible Canberra function room option and can be utilised as one large space or broken down into three smaller Canberra function rooms, making it perfect for when you need a boardroom for the morning meeting and theatre layout in the afternoon.

If you are looking for a more intimate space, our smaller Canberra function rooms include five purpose-built boardrooms ideal for an executive team meeting or multiple break-out sessions. 

State-of-the-art audio and video equipment and complimentary Wi-Fi ensure that our function rooms in Canberra supply you with the technology you require during your presentation or party.  

Have a look at all the features that come standard to our purpose-built Canberra function rooms:

  • Well-equipped Canberra function room facilities with space for events of two up to 200 people
  • Executive boardrooms and break-out rooms
  • A comprehensive range of audio and visual equipment
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi or dedicated conference line
  • Innovative conference solutions to provide for every need
  • An abundance of natural light in our main Canberra function rooms
  • Specialised catering menus designed by the executive chef and his team
  • Instant communication with dedicated support staff during your event
  • Access to our team of dedicated event planners 

Please click here for our Conference Fact Sheet.

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Room/Space Area Ceiling
Height
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Banquet With Dancefloor Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Acacia Lounge 200 2.8m 200m² 140 n/a 160 n/a 30 120 30
Atrium n/a n/am 100m² 70 n/a 120 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Event Room 1 n/a 2.8m 170m² 120 80 120 30 31 120 24
Event Room 2 n/a 2.4m 40m² 30 n/a 40 15 22 30 22
Executive Boardroom 1 n/a 2.4m 35m² 12 n/a 25 12 16 25 18
Executive Boardroom 2 n/a 2.4m 20m² 8 n/a 15 6 8 15 9
Executive Boardroom 3 n/a 2.4m 20m² 10 n/a n/a 9 16 20 9
Executive Boardroom 4 n/a 2.4m 12m² n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 8 n/a
Executive Boardroom 5 n/a 2.4m 20m² 10 n/a n/a 9 10 10 9
Figtree Cafe n/a n/am 300m² 150 n/a 200 - - - -
Forrest Room 1 n/a 3.1m 60m² 40 n/a 60 24 28 60 26
Forrest Room 2 n/a 3.1m 100m² 80 50 110 36 40 110 40
Forrest Room 3 n/a 3.1m 40m² 20 n/a 30 12 28 35 23
Forrest Suite 17.65m x 12.97m 3.1m 280m² 180 150 200 74 - 200 -