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Wisemans Ferry, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We recently stayed here for 4 nights and the hotel was right up there with our expectations of a Rydges Hotel!! We have stayed at many other Rydges across Australia and this one is right up there. It is positioned right next to China Town and 3 blocks from the Bourke Street Mall. We enjoyed their buffet breakfasts and the...

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ron, We appreciate your kind review of your recent stay with us. So pleased to read you were able to enjoy our buffet breakfast and the team took care of your during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm Regards, Amy Trengove Rooms Division Manager

Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The location of this hotel could not be better for a night out at the theatre...just across the road! We enjoyed our welcome drink and as Priority Reward members also had a 1pm checkout! We were initially disappointed the restaurant was booked out but shared a delicious pizza and bits and pieces from the bar menu. The room was comfortable...

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vicki, WOW 5 star rating!!! Thank you kindly for your positive review of your recent stay with us. We are so delighted to hear the location of the hotel and our accommodation suited you well. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our cheerful team- I will be sure to pass your lovely feedback on directly to them. I'm...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Booked through Expedia website. Mystery deal for "4.5*" Theatre District Melbourne. Room was relatively small, bit shabby if you looked closely, neat and clean. Bathroom Very small, door hit toilet bowl! Perfectly adequate but not for a romantic stay. Great big windows, which i liked, no balcony, view ok on an angle..light and bright. Across the road from Princess Theatre...

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lyn, Thank you kindly for your detailed feedback on your recent stay with us. I'm sorry you felt our hotel was not up to standard and can assure you some of the items you mentioned are able to be rectified for example we do have in room safes and draws available upon request which can be brought up to...

Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I guess my review is more a reflection of me than Rydges Melbourne. I am constantly disappointed by Australian hotels because my expectations are probably so high. Here are the facts: checkin was easy and fast, my room was upgraded (at a cost - as a black member this has never happened before), the room itself was nice and clean...

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you kindly for your review of your stay with us, although I am dissapointed to hear you did not feel your stay was personable as our team do pride themselves on ensuring each guest is welcomed with a warm and friendly approach. I appreciate your comments regarding fast and efficiency as this is certainly important to some...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Had a Rydges "Summer Sizzler" deal - $175 for one night & full buffet breakfast for two. Wi-Fi included, with 12 noon checkout. o/n parking just $9. Great value all round although the "de luxe" rooms are looking a bit tired. Very small bathroom - shower in the bath and only just enough room for the toilet. Very noisy floor-mounted...

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mvpalmer, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback on your recent stay. I'm glad to hear you felt the special summer sizzler package offered you great value for your stay. I can assure you our air conditioners are being replaced over the next few months hopefully we will get through our 363 rooms soon, however...

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We spent two nights here and it is in an excellent location within Melbourne Theatre district. We asked for a high level room and were given one on the top floor (22nd) with terrific views across the city centre. The deal offered represented good value considering the location, however the room was small, especially the bathroom which was miniscule with...

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Keith, Thank you kindly for your feedback on your stay with us. Pleased to hear the location being in theatre district suited your needs perfectly and you got to enjoy our spectacular high floor city view! I'm very sorry to hear the room was not up to scratch and can assure you these concerns are being attended to. We...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I have stayed in many many hotels around Melbourne over the years. These days I go straight here. It's consistently the best value and service you will find. The staff are great, the food is good, the rooms are fine, the location is great.

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Larry, Glad you feel we are great value and continue to provide consistent service. Thank you kindly for your lovely review, we appreciate your kind comments and your loyalty to keep coming back to us. Looking forward to the next visit. Warm Regards, Amy Trengove Rooms Division Manager

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Enjoyed our stay again, it's the only place we ever stay in Melbourne. Amazing views from the 22nd Floor and as always the Team at Rydges were professional and friendly. This hotel is walking distance to everything you would like to see in Melbourne.

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paula, Great to hear our regulars keep coming back! We love Rydges loyal guests, thank you for your ongoing support. I hope you got some nice photos from the 22nd floor view it is a treat looking out to the city that's for sure. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon Paula, thank you again! Warm Regards,...

Ashfield
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed two nights when attending the ladies and men's finals of the Aussie Open. The Rod Laver Arena is walking distance from the hotel. Room was clean and quiet. Free wifi was very handy. Check in and check out was efficient. Room was available before time promised.

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rajesh, Glad to hear you enjoyed the accommodation and it sounds like suited your needs well to be able to walk down to the tennis to see the Australian Open finals! What a treat that must of been?! Hope to accommodate you both on your next experience in Melbourne. Warm Regards, Amy Trengove Rooms Division Manager

Reviewed 2 February 2016

Yet again another great stay at a great hotel, Great service, Great Food, the staff are willing to do what's needed to make your stay everything you want it to be. The restaurant had the most amazing meals and great selection, catering for singles, couples, family's and children.

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Amy T, Manager at Rydges Melbourne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear dncare, THANK YOU - for your amazing review of 5 stars! We are so grateful for your lovely comments and we will be sure to pass them on to our team who work hard to ensure our guests are well taken care of throughout their stay. We hope to see you dining or staying again soon. Warm Regards, Amy...

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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: ₹ 7,089 - ₹ 14,564 (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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Rydges Hotel Melbourne
Melbourne Rydges Hotel
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#16 Spa Hotel in Melbourne
#71 Luxury Hotel in Melbourne
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