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Have a look at all you can look forward to during your next holiday in Melbourne
There’s always something to do when you plan a holiday in Melbourne. Our Melbourne accommodation puts you in the heart of it all. Click on the month of your stay below and get a glimpse of what you have to look forward to when you stay at our Melbourne CBD hotel.Click on an event below to find out more.
01/11/2014 - 08/11/2014
Spring Racing Carnival 2014
There is no better time to be in Melbourne than during the Spring Racing Carnival. Derby Day, Melbourne Cup & Oaks are the most popular race days, with thousands of race goers descending on Flemington race course for a day of fun, fashion and the best horse racing in the country.
Rydges Melbourne gets into the spirit of the carnival, with televised races in Locanda Bar whilst the champagne flows on and off the track. We have great accommodation rates available right through the carnival, from Caulfield Guiniess right through to Stakes day.
Be part of the action and glamour of the Melbourne Cup and spring racing carnival, it truely is the best horse racing in the world.
01/11/2014 - 04/11/2014
Emirates Melbourne Cup Day 2014
It's the race that stops a nation…
The horses are in the gates; the jockeys are holding their whips and a silence descends, a nation holds its breath.
If your not going to the track, get the next best thing. All races will be televised in the hotels, Locanda Bar, with glasses clinking and laughter bubbling you'll hardly know the difference.
If you are heading to Flemington this November, enjoy a few nights away with Rydges Melbourne Hotel. Speak to our friend reservations team today (03) 9662 0511 or book online today!
The Yellow Rose is the traditional flower worn at the Melbourne Cup.
AAMI Victoria Derby Day
The Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off with the glamorously classy Derby Day.
Come on ladies and gentlemen, its time to set the standard of fashion and culture, so tuck in your shirt and re-adjust that hat.
Why not begin this legendary day with a 'pop,' Champagne in our acclaimed Locanda Bar or make a day or it with our Spring Racing Carnival Package. Speak to our friendly reservations team (03) 9662 0511 or Book online.
The Blue Cornflower is the traditional flower of Derby Day.
Emirates Stakes Day
A day for the little ones to enjoy… Stakes Day is the last day of the Melbourne Racing Carnival week. The vibe is relaxed and a bit more casual.
This is the day when adults and children come together to share in the glitz of the Carnival.
It's a long day for younger race goers so a good breakfast is vital. Before heading to the track, consider a Full Buffet breakfast in our Locanda Restaurant included in our Family Package - Kids Eat Free or check out some of our other great offers on over the Spring Carnival week.
The Red Rose is the Traditional flower of Stakes Day.
Christmas Buffet Lunch in Locanda Restaurant
Looking for a place to have your Christmas feast this year?
Keep your kitchen clean and sit down to Locanda's exquisite Christmas lunch buffet in Melbourne CBD. From mouth watering seafood and salads, to traditional meats and roast veggies, our Christmas spread will have it all.
Whether you're a couple, a family (large or small!), or a bunch of friends, take the hassle out of the hectic festive period with lunch at our award winning Melbourne CBD Restaurant!
Book with us now on (03) 9635 1243 or online at Locanda website.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Melbourne throws a big party for NYE and everyones in invited! Head to Yarra Park from 6pm for early eve entertainment with family entertainment and activities, as well as the 9.30pm fireworks.
For good views of the Midnight Fireworks head to Birrarung Marr, Alexandra Gardens or any inner city parks.
Stay at Rydges Melbourne Hotel for NYE and bring in 2014 in Style.
31/12/2014 - 01/01/2015
Bobby McGee's NYE Bash
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It is the event you have all been waiting for! For one night only, Bobby's will re-open for the biggest event of the year. Think red carpet, circus performers, flowing beverages, DJ's and gourmet food offerings in what is Melbourne's most unique event space. Don't miss out on Melbourne's best New Year's Eve Event!
19/01/2015 - 01/02/2015
Tennis Australian Open 2015
The worlds best tennis players kick off their year in Melbourne this January at the 2015 Australian Open. This year promises to offer world class tennis right in the heart of Melbourne City. All the big names will be there for two action packed weeks of tennis excellence.
Rydges Melbourne is the perfect option for your Australian Open accomodation and is only a short walk from Rod Laver Arena! Book Now!
Get in quick to be part of the action this summer!
12/03/2015 - 15/03/2015
Australian Grand Prix 2014
The Formula One Grand Prix attracts thousands of interstate and overseas visitors to Melbourne every year. The roads in Albert Park transform into a thrilling 5.3km motor racing circuit to test the greatest drivers in the world as they drive the world's fastest cars.
Join the coolest celebrities and check out all the Formula One action from the 14th to 17th March 2015 over four days of breathtaking action, as the world watches over Melbourne.