Our CBD Melbourne accommodation options put guests in the heart of Melbourne culture, sports and shopping

Rydges Melbourne sits in the heart of the city’s vibrant theatre district and is close to a number of sports venues including Melbourne Cricket Ground (the MCG), Etihad Stadium, Rod Laver Arena and Melbourne Park. Our CBD Melbourne hotel is near Chinatown as well as exclusive Collins Street boutiques and world-famous Bourke Street Mall for Melbourne shopping.

Catching public transportation from our CBD Melbourne hotel is easy, with a bus stop right on Exhibition Street, Parliament Railway Station one block away on Spring Street and a tram stop on Bourke Street just 50 meters away. Our prompt and courteous concierges can help you catch a taxi right in front of the hotel and will accommodate any of your public transportation needs by providing useful and timely information.

Upcoming events in Melbourne

Under the Sea Sand Sculpting Festival
26 Dec, 2016 - 25 Apr, 2017

Under the Sea Sand Sculpting Festival

Venture out of the city for the annual sand sculpting...

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The Book of Mormon
18 Jan - 31 Jul, 2017

The Book of Mormon

The Creators of South Park; Trey Parker and Matt Stone...

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Formula one Grand Prix
23 Mar - 26 Mar, 2017

Formula one Grand Prix

The oldest surviving motor racing competition is happening in March...

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Ripcurl Pro Bells Beach
24 Mar - 5 Apr, 2017

Ripcurl Pro Bells Beach

Splash in the turquoise water at the longest running surfing...

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Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
29 Mar - 2 Apr, 2017

Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

The favourite past time has now become a phenomenon, The...

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival
29 Mar - 23 Apr, 2017

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne will be a laughing city from the 29th of...

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31 Mar, 2017

Twenty One Pilots

The Transcendent stage show by Twenty one Pilots is hitting...

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Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
31 Mar - 9 Apr, 2017

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Calling all foodies of Melbourne! The Melbourne Food & Wine...

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Aladdin the Musical
15 Apr - 19 Aug, 2017

Aladdin the Musical

The creators of The Lion King and Mary Poppins, bring...

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