City view
Swimming pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms

Stay in the heart of Melbourne Excellent location – show map

Rydges is located in Melbourne CBD, in the heart of the theater district. All air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. The roof area features a heated roof-top pool and a fitness center.

Rydges Melbourne is 2 minutes' walk from Chinatown, a 10-minute walk from iconic Melbourne shopping precinct, Bourke Street Mall, or a short 20 minute walk to the prestigious Melbourne Cricket Ground.

The air-conditioned rooms offer a refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities. Limited self car parking is available underneath the hotel with extra cost $35 per night. The parking is unable to reserve in advance and please note that it may have fully occupied due to limited availability if you arrive late.

Guests can enjoy meals and drinks at Locanda Restaurant & Public Bar which serves the finest local produce procured from key growing regions of Victoria. The Rydges Rise and Shine full buffet breakfast is available weekends only and caters for all tastes, with the largest selection of cereals, fruits and meats.

This is our guests' favorite part of Melbourne, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Rydges Melbourne has been welcoming guests since Jun 25, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Rydges

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Melbourne, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Private parking at the hotel


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Can I request I high up floor for this deal?
    These rooms are located on levels 3, 10, 11 & 12. We can take requests for higher levels, however it is subject to availability at time of check-in.
    Answered on August 23, 2019
  • Is airport near
    The airport is around 40 mins Drive, depending on traffic, there is also bus service Starbus or skybus
    Answered on October 15, 2019
  • Hi there, Just wondering if its possible to arrange early check-in? We have a show at 2pm so would like to check in around 12pm. Thanks, Molly
    Hi Molly, We are more than happy to hold your bags in our luggage room when you come in early, but unfortunately, the early check in is subject to ou..
    Answered on February 11, 2020
  • is there a spa bath in the room
    No, there is no spa bath in this room. The room has a shower over bathtub setup.
    Answered on August 23, 2019
  • We should arrive at Rydges between 9 and 10 pm on 24th Dec. Are late check ins ok? Thank you
    Good Morning, The hotel provides 24 hour reception, so we will always have someone to greet you on your arrival. Kind Regards Rydges Melbourne
    Answered on December 18, 2020
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Locanda Restaurant and Bar

    Food: Australian, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

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

Amenities of Rydges Melbourne
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar (temporarily closed)
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant (temporarily closed)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 50.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal (temporarily closed)
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fenced pool
  • Fitness
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Chinese

House rules

Rydges Melbourne takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

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


Until 11:00 AM


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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of AUD 200 is required on arrival. That's about 134.21USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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
Extra bed upon request
AUD 80 per child, per night
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 80 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Eftpos JCB Diners Club American Express Rydges Melbourne 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% charge when you pay with a credit card.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we will no longer be accepting cash payment for accommodations or incidentals.

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.

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.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

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

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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 Melbourne 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.

Locanda Restaurant and Bar : Closed from Tue, Apr 14, 2020 until Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Locanda Restaurant and Bar : Closed from Fri, Jul 24, 2020 until Wed, Aug 19, 2020

Bar is closed from Tue, Apr 14, 2020 until Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Bar is closed from Fri, Jul 24, 2020 until Wed, Aug 19, 2020

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Sat, Mar 14, 2020 until Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Tue, Apr 14, 2020 until Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Fri, Jul 24, 2020 until Mon, Aug 31, 2020

A damage deposit of AUD 200 is required on arrival. That's about 134.21USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Rydges Melbourne

  • Guests staying at Rydges Melbourne can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Rydges Melbourne has 1 restaurant:

    • Locanda Restaurant and Bar

  • Rydges Melbourne is 2,450 feet from the center of Melbourne.

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

    • Taxi 40min
    • Bus 40min

  • Room options at Rydges Melbourne include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Apartment

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

  • Check-in at Rydges Melbourne is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

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

    • Happy hour
    • Swimming pool
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Fitness