Venues & Events

Home to Skyline Events, the hotel caters for all occasions with flexible modern spaces including a fabulous pool deck for private events.

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 multi-functional Orbit Room and adjoining state of the art boardrooms and lounge area can host up to 200 guests.

DAY DELEGATE from $85 per person


  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Working lunch
  • Data projector and screen
  • Whiteboard and 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.

To book your meeting or event at Rydges on Swanston Melbourne, please contact our Conference & Events team using the instant quote or enquiry form.

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
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