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Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent hotel with a superb breakfast!! Every time I travel and need to stop in Melbourne I book a stay at Rydges Melbourne, I am never disappointed. Large spacious rooms, comfy bed and pillows, and an amazing breakfast!

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Perth
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of All- wonderful location. Close to everything. Busy hotel at times, with lifts taking their time. A lot of the time one lift is out of action. Great food in the restaurant Locanda. Some of the bar staff are brilliant and make great cocktails. Staff here are very friendly. Reception staff very business like and not so friendly, perhaps...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rydges Hotel has a very nice night club and even though not a 5 star hotel the service at the front desk was very good and the prices are much cheaper than a 5 star hotel. The rooms may not be as luxurious but still very comfortable.

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked a room falsely advertised as deluxe queen room - found it was the smallest basic room possible. Worn stained carpets, toilet so tiny that a person couldn't sit straight as the door impeded. No sound proofing between the rooms - we could hear everything next door. They are looking after the shareholders by only providing half a roll of...

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Thank Mark S
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stay here at least once a month for work. I find it comfortable although, the rooms can get stuffy. I've always enjoyed the meals in house. Staff friendly and efficient. Location excellent particularly if attending a show, Chinatown within a stones throw away

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was upgraded to a Queen spa suite. As always polite, happy and professional staff. The room was comfortable, spacious and clean. Breakfast was included in the reasonable rate-average buffet breakfast and a decent coffee.

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Thank Kez1909
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a reason I have been staying at this hotel for the last four years... Customer services is excellent,location is convenient for the CBD but the rooms have unfortunately are EXACTLY the same as when I first stayed... The furnishing are dated and in serious need of some TLC but I will continue to stay there as the people...

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Thank billgalanis
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upgraded my room which was excellent, the service from all staff front desk restaurant to cleaning staff was amazing, as a Rydges member I have stayed at this hotel before, the staff where alway good but this trip I noticed that things have changed further and staff could not do enough to help, the value for money and the position...

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Thank Kaylene1210
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Queen Spa Suite and was impressed by the comfort and style of the room. Room are a bit dated but they've done a good job with furnishings and decor to give the rooms a fresh feel. Service was great.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, fairly modern rooms, friendly service. Visited for family birthday and they included a card with a bottle of champagne pre arranged - good cheap car parking with the hotel also, and very close and convenient for the theater district and restaurants.

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rydges Melbourne is conveniently located in Melbourne's CBD, in the heart of the Theatre precinct on Exhibition street. With over 290 guest rooms and 70 suites. Rydges Melbourne is home to Locanda Italian Steakhouse Restaurant and Bar, featuring the best steaks from nearby Yarra Valley, an good variety of pastas and other mouthwatering options. Located in close proximity to Bourke Street Mall shopping, a block away from the Paris End of Collins Street boutiques and in walking distance to Rod Laver Arena and the MCG, Rydges Melbourne is a great choice if you are wanting everything at your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rydges Melbourne Hotel

Address: 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > Chinatown
Price Range: $165 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Rydges Melbourne Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 363
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Also Known As:
Rydges Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne Rydges Hotel
Rydges Melbourne Hotel Victoria
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#18 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#75 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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“Away from lifts. Can get noisy in mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles 222wayneh, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms nearer Exhibition Street have a better view of the street.”
 of 5 bubbles petermY2777LY, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You have an option with the Queen suite of either a big shower(my choice) or spa..”
 of 5 bubbles billgalanis, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check the room before you accept it, as there is a mold issue at this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 72waynea, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Join Rydges priority guest rewards, Pack double earplugs, book the highest floors”
 of 5 bubbles Luvinspoonful, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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