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Conferences, Meetings and Events at Rydges


Host your next Melbourne meeting in one of our well-equipped spaces

Planning an intimate board meeting for 10 or an elaborate Melbourne conference for 300? Our Melbourne meeting rooms and conference venues are ideal for your next Melbourne cbd event.

Our Melbourne conference venues feature FREE WI-FI & state-of-the-art technologies so meetings go off without a hitch, and large tinted windows offer a refreshing view of the city surrounds. 

Soundproof dividing walls, video conferencing, individually controlled air conditioning and lighting and flexible spaces are among the highlights of our Melbourne conference venue.

Discounted Melbourne CBD accommodation and secure, onsite parking are available for all conference delegates and event attendees.

View our Melbourne conference venues today!


Bobby McGee's Venue

Let Melbourne's most unique event space host your next function or event!

Bobby McGee's Venue in Melbourne, with it's amazing décor and 3D themeing of a bygone era still blows people away today when they enter the room. 

This Melbourne CBD function venue has a capacity of 550 people, with three bars, Beach, Roxy and Mobile - all themed.

An amphitheatre style dance floor with state of the art lighting and sensational sound system flexible enough to provide whatever live music it is you desire, a 3am licence to party the night away, alfresco smoking area, large cloak room, an optional chill out room, wheelchair access - this is the ideal option for your next Melbourne function.

This unique Melbourne venue is ideal for Christmas Celebrations, Birthday Celebration's, Cocktail Parties, Banquet Dinners, Gala dinners, breakfasts, luncheons, post dinner after parties, Award nights, Fundraising & Charity functions and Trivia nights. 

Our Melbourne function space features three entry points, offering greater flexibility for function organisers who want to do something different.

There's no denying that is this is an amazing event space in Melbourne. Check out some incredible events that have been held at our Melbourne function venue Bobby by visiting Bobby's website:

The Bobby's sales team can also provide additional themeing and entertainment that will add an extra WOW factor to your Melbourne fucntion, to create whatever it is your imagination desires!

To find out more about our unique Melbourne venue contact our friendly Functions team on 03 9635 1263 or email [email protected]



Our unique venues ensures your Melbourne events stand out

Rydges Melbourne is the ideal place to host special Melbourne events including birthdays, weddings, product launches, anniversaries and family reunions. Our Melbourne event venues can host intimate ceremonies and grand affairs while offering top-notch catering and Melbourne event planning services. From the unique Bobby McGee's to our stunning Private Dining space, Rydges Melbourne has your next event covered!


Let the experts stress the details when planning your Melbourne weddings

Melbourne weddings are the most special events of a lifetime, and Rydges Melbourne has everything brides and grooms need to enjoy their big days. Seven of our Melbourne wedding venues – 42nd Street, Bobby McGee’s, Events venue, Broadway, Carousel, Chicago, Chorus Line and Phantom – await wedding parties large and small.

Our experienced catering team and executive chef will work with couples to design the right menu for their Melbourne weddings.

Deluxe accommodation are available for Melbourne wedding nights as well as for all guests invited to watch the happy couple say “I do.”

Explore all that our Melbourne wedding packages have to offer below:


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

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


♥ 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.


♥ 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


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


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.


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.

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Meetings & Events

Host a productive meeting or decadent wedding ceremony in our Melbourne function rooms 

Rydges Melbourne takes its Melbourne conference venues seriously, dedicating the complete first floor to hosting lavish wedding ceremonies and productive business and board meetings. Our Melbourne function rooms and accommodation offer modern amenities in stylish settings. With names such as Chicago, Chorus Line, Phantom and Carousel, all of our Melbourne function rooms with flexible space are named after Broadway musical classics, paying tribute to the Melbourne CBD hotel’s theatrical neighbours. 

Our Melbourne conference venues boast large tinted windows to allow breathtaking views of the city surrounds. Five pillarless Melbourne function rooms can be configured to suit any size group. All spaces feature soundproof dividing walls, individually controlled air conditioning and lighting, data points and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

The Melbourne CBD hotel is particularly proud of its Bobby McGee’s and Mad Men rooms. Bobby McGee’s boasts eclectic décor and themed paraphernalia in a vibrant atmosphere. Once a mainstay in Melbourne’s nightclub history, the function room is ideal for a Melbourne wedding or relaxed business meeting. The space features three entrances, including a secret passage, as well as modern sound, lighting and music systems, dance floor, stages and changing rooms for entertainers. A number of big screens also are available.

The custom Mad Men executive boardroom has state-of-the-art technology and just the right amount of suave charm. The Melbourne boutique hotel has labeled this function room as the place where “great minds meet.”

Whether hosting a conference, wedding or intimate board meeting, the Melbourne CBD hotel’s experienced team is able to assist with everything from planning and execution to catering and entertainment at your next Melbourne CBD event. For your next Melbourne conference, social event, or wedding, call a team member at 03 9635 1210 or email functions [email protected] to get information about our Melbourne function rooms.

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Room/Space Area Ceiling
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Banquet With Dancefloor Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Broadway 13.2 x 22 3.3m 264m² 200 180 300 102 80 260 65
Carousel 13.2 x 7.2 3.3m 93m² 70 60 110 36 40 90 35
Chicago 13.2 x 7.4 3.3m 97m² 70 40 110 36 40 90 35
Chorus Line 11 x 7.4 3.3m 74m² 66 40 100 30 35 80 25
42nd Street 11.7 x 8.8 3m 103m² 70 50 110 36 40 90 35
Phantom 14.8 x 7 3m 108m² 80 60 110 50 40 110 35
Mad Men 7.3 x 3.2 2.7m 23m² - - - - 12 - -
Bobby McGee’s 27 x 18m 8m 498m² 200 180 500 18 20 170 18
Locanda Private Dining 12.1m x 4.2m 2.7m n/a 74 n/a 110 30 20 50 20
Gilbert Suite 4 x 8 2.7mm 28m² n/a n/a 20 15 15 20 15
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