Venues & Events

Rydges on Swanston welcomes meetings, conferences, seminars, training, trade shows, weddings, receptions, and social events in our Melbourne function rooms. Centrally located to take advantage of all that Melbourne offers Rydges on Swanston is on the doorstep of Melbourne University with views across Lincoln Square Garden and Melbourne CBD. Your guests will appreciate easy access to local attractions including Queen Victoria Markets, Melbourne Museum, the Royal Exhibition Building, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT).

Divided into 2 innovative, flexible and modern conference floors Rydges on Swanston is the ideal conference events venue with FREE WI-FI and capacity for over 400 delegates. The 4th floor Melbourne meeting rooms are modern, pillar less, light filled with panoramic views over Melbourne’s skyline and opens out onto our Pool Deck Terrace, the perfect location for cocktail parties, lunches and breaks. The Ground Floor conference and event hire offers direct access off Swanston Street. The multifunctional Orbit Room and adjoining state of the art boardrooms and lounge area can host up to 200 guests.

DAY DELEGATE From $85.00pp


  • Morning & Afternoon tea
  • Working Lunch
  • Data Projector & Screen
  • Whiteboard & Flipchart

Our dedicated and professional event planners can assist in organising every detail, from catering menus to decorations, to fit all needs and budgets. We have an intimate knowledge of the local area and are experts in making your event a memorable occasion.

Rydges on Swanston offers overnight accommodation in bright tastefully decorated rooms with in-room workstations and FREE WI-FI. Your guests will be delighted with complimentary access to our fitness centre and outdoor pool as well as 24-hour reception and business centre. Indulge in a visit to our contemporary dining venue, The Bar + Grill.

Here are a few of the amenities you and your attendees will enjoy when you book with us:

  • Flexible space with various options for setup
  • Event catering available
  • Spacious breakout areas
  • Onsite business centre
  • Theming and entertainment available upon request
  • Pre and post conference activities
  • Personalised menus
  • Pads, pens, mints and ice water on tables
  • Natural light
  • FREE WI-FI access
  • Additional audio and visual equipment and presentation aids available upon request

To book your Melbourne meeting rooms contact our professional team on [email protected]


Our Venues

Skyline Lounge

Skyline Rooms has a proud reputation for delivering high quality…

Max Capacity:300

The Pool Deck

With a definite WOW factor, our hidden gem at Rydges…

Max Capacity:300


Vista room is located on level 4 next to neighbouring Horizon…

Area:108 m2
Max Capacity:120


Horizon Room is located on level 4 with capacity of…

Area:101 m2
Max Capacity:120


Aspect Melbourne boardroom is located on the ground floor near…

Area:37 m2
Max Capacity:50

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