This property is a 14-minute walk from the beach. Rydges Geelong is located in the heart of the Geelong Central Business District (CBD), 2 minutes' drive from GHMBA Stadium. It offers a swimming pool and a spa pool. St John of God Geelong Hospital is just 650 feet away.

All rooms at Rydges Geelong include modern furnishings and feature bay or city views. The rooms have large windows, LCD TV and a work desk with internet facilities.

Guests can enjoy breakfast and dinner at Nautica Pool Bar & Kitchen.

Rydges Geelong is also an ideal base for guests who want to explore the Great Ocean Road. It is a short walk to the waterfront, shops and Eastern Beach Gardens. Geelong Botanic Gardens is just a 7-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Rydges Geelong has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 24, 2008
Hotel chain/brand: Rydges

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Rydges Geelong

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Eastern Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,700 feet from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Geelong Performing Arts Centre
    0.2 miles
  • Geelong Art Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • The Workers Club Geelong
    0.3 miles
  • Market Square Shopping Centre
    0.4 miles
  • Westfield Geelong
    0.5 miles
  • Kardinia Park
    0.5 miles
  • Simonds Stadium Geelong
    0.5 miles
  • Deakin University
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • The Carousel
    0.6 miles
  • Waterfront Geelong
    0.6 miles
  • National Wool Museum
    0.6 miles
  • Bay City Marina
    0.7 miles
  • Royal Geelong Yacht Club
    0.7 miles
  • Little Creatures Brewery Geelong
    1 miles
  • Geelong Botanic Gardens
    1.1 miles
  • The Pier Geelong
    1.1 miles
  • Geelong Racecourse
    1.8 miles
  • North Geelong Train Station
    1.9 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Eastern Beach
    3,700 feet
Public transit
  • Train Geelong Train Station
    0.4 miles
  • Train South Geelong Station
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Avalon Airport
    10.3 miles
  • Essendon Fields Airport
    41.5 miles
  • Moorabbin Airport
    42.3 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Nautica Pool Bar & Kitchen

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel Proud
Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Amenities of Rydges Geelong
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 20 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Rydges Geelong takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

12:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
Free
3 - 15 years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB Diners Club American Express Rydges Geelong accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.08% surcharge when you pay with a credit card at the hotel’s reception desk.

In accordance with the Public Health Order, hotel teams will be required to confirm the vaccination status of guests. This will be done during the booking process and on check in. The hotel team is required to check vaccination certificates of guests for both vaccination doses or medical exemption forms at the hotel and in the restaurant and bars. For more information, please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that due to urgent works, the car park at Rydges Geelong may not be accessible between 4th - 9th July 2022. Alternate car parking can be found at Haymarket ( 1,150 feet) or the Civic Center Car Park (1,500 feet). We really do apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Rydges Geelong of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Rydges Geelong

  • Check-in at Rydges Geelong is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Rydges Geelong is 1,300 feet from the center of Geelong.

  • The prices at Rydges Geelong may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Rydges Geelong include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Rydges Geelong can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Rydges Geelong has 1 restaurant:

    • Nautica Pool Bar & Kitchen

  • Yes, Rydges Geelong is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rydges Geelong by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 30min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from Rydges Geelong.

  • Rydges Geelong offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Happy hour
    • Spa facilities
    • Live music/Performance