Inner Suburban Melbourne

The inner city suburbs located on the fringe of Melbourne's city centre offer a great variety of conference and business meeting venues from the inexpensive to luxury 5 star. Some of the suburbs on the city fringe include, Southbank (just across the Yarra River From Melbourne's CBD) Carlton, South Yarra (located on the Yarra River), St Kilda (ideally located on Melbourne's Harbour front), Albert Park which is the location for Melbourne's Grand Prix and Richmond. All of these locations are easily accessible by public transport and close to the city centre. From large conferences to small business meetings there are venues to cater for all your needs.

The inner city suburbs of Melbourne offer Conference organisers the opportunity to provide a venue that enjoys the benefits of proximity to the city centre along with a more relaxing suburban atmosphere. M-Power Accommodation has chosen a range of properties with great conference facilities and excellent support staff in order to ensure that your next conference, training seminar or business meeting is a success.

Rydges on Swanston

    Delegate Packages from:
  • $69
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 300+
  • Four & a Half Star
    • Address:
      701 Swanston Street
      Carlton, VIC 3053
    • Room Rates from:
      $169 p/n
    • Maximum Capacity:
      4 - 400
    • Accommodation Rooms:

Call us: +61 2 9318 2361

Rydges on Swanston - 4.5 Star Hotel and Conference Venue

Rydges On Swanston is a 4.5 Star Melbourne Conference Hotel. Located in Carlton, just minutes from Melbourne CBD and within a short stroll of the popular cafes, bars and restaurants of Lygon Street. Melbourne University, The Queen Victoria Markets, Melbourne Museum and Carlton Gardens are also within a short walk. Rydges on Swanston is less than 30 minutes drive from Tullamarine Airport making the venue easily accessible for International and domestic conference delegates, while trams run along Swanston Street providing convenient access for local delegates.

Rydges on Swanston offers meeting planners a conference venue in a convenient location that offers large conference rooms, good quality hotel accommodation and excellent catering. While a large ballroom can cater for big events and trade displays, the hotel also offers ample space for smaller break-out groups or workshops. This is a Melbourne conference venue that provides excellent value for money in a professional environment that will impress your delegates.

Property Features

Rydges on Swanston is a 4 ½ star conference hotel that offers meeting planners modern accommodation suitable for conference delegates and corporate travellers. Each room offers a flat screen TV with Foxtel and DVD player, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar, reverse cycle air-conditioning & heating unit and spacious work station with high speed internet access.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gymnasium
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hours Room Service
  • 24-hours Reception


Rydges on Swanston offers conference organisers a first class venue in a popular location on the fringe of the city centre. The venue is easily accessible for delegates and offers well priced conference packages. Rydges on Swanston features a pillarless ballroom that can seat 300 delegates in a Theatre style setting. The venue also offers a selection of smaller rooms suitable for break-out groups, workshops and board meetings.

Rydges on Swanston offers high speed wireless broadband throughout the hotel and conference venues, an on-site audio visual company can provide state-of-the-art presentation aids and equipment, high quality catering, spacious comfortable accommodation and professional conference staff. Organisers and delegates will enjoy the experience and Rydges on Swanston.

Standard Conference Package

A$69 per person - minimum 20 persons


  • Conference room hire
  • Arrival tea and coffee
  • Morning tea
  • Conference buffet lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Flipchart, whiteboard and projection screen
  • Iced water and lollies
  • Pads and pens

Room Capacities


Conference Room Capacities
Room Area (SQM) lengthWidth theatre classroom uShape Boardroom Cabaret naturalLight
Skyline Room 265   300 250 20 - - YES 
Vista Room 101   110 60 36 30 - YES
Horizon Deck 101   110 60 38 30 - YES
Aspect Room 37   30 25 15 12 - NO
Pool Deck     300       - YES

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