Conference Venues Melbourne | Meetings | Rydges Hotel


Our conference venues in Melbourne offer ideal settings for all business meetings.

Rydges on Swanston provides two seperate, purpose built converence venue locations.  

The entire 4th floor is a dedicated conference & event venue with large plenary venues, concurrent session ability and flexible venue configuration. A large pre-function area is also available for catering or trade displays.

The ground floor conference venues, including the Swanston room is a distraction free, easily accessible venue ideal for achieving meeting, seminar and training event outcomes. With multiple breakout venues and easy to access ground floor location, this venue is perfect for seminar sessions workshops and training events.

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From $50.00pp


Rooftop Terrace

Our 4th Floor Pool Deck is the perfect space for catering, informal breakout spaces and offers your delegates a fantastic outdoor space while attending your event!


  • Multiple spacious meeting venues for 2 - 450 delegates
  • Natural light with views overlooking the CBD on Level 4
  • Events tailored to suit your individual requirements
  • Located within easy access to Melbourne CBD
  • Professional, personalised service including conference concierge
  • Distraction-free venues allow you to focus on your conference objectives
  • Fresh, modern catering


  • Individual lighting, heating and cooling controls in all venues
  • State of the art audiovisual equipment
  • All rooms are pillarless and sound proof
  • Pre function meeting areas on both levels
  • Spacious break-out areas
  • Free WI-FI access
  • 4.5 star hotel with 107 tastefully decorated rooms

  • Poolside terrace available - ideal for cocktail parties and conference catering. For more information please visit our dedicated Pool Deck website

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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
Carlton Room 25m x 10.6m 3.5m 265m² 250 200 300 250 - 300 -
Bouverie Room 10.6 x 9.5 3.5m 101m² 70 n/a 100 60 30 110 36
Rathdowne Room 10.6 x 9.5 3.5m 101m² 70 n/a 100 60 30 110 38
Drummond Room 7.5 x 5 3m 37m² 30 n/a 40 25 12 30 15
The Pool Deck n/a n/a 150m² 60 n/a 150 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Private Dining Room n/a n/a n/a 20 n/a 40 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Blues Bar n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 150 n/a n/a n/a n/a