Rydges Melbourne reopens with reimagined event spaces

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Rydges Melbourne has officially reopened today following a major revamp across all its 370 guestrooms and two levels of meeting spaces.

The hotel offers three accommodation styles – 310 King Standard Rooms, 35 Suites and 25 Apartments featuring a kitchenette, laundry, and separate lounge/dining spaces.

The property also boasts one of Melbourne’s largest conference and event offerings, including 11 newly designed meeting areas, spanning 1500sqm.

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Reborn from its previous incarnation as Bobby McGee’s, the largest space is a ballroom featuring 7m high ceilings as well as housing a 4m x 7m HD LED screen. Level two is home to the new Rooftop Terrace, providing guests with expansive outdoor space and sweeping panoramic views of landmarks such as Her Majesty’s Theatre and Chinatown.

Signature restaurant and bar Bossley is located on the ground floor of the hotel and offers a menu crafted to showcase locally sourced ingredients.

Guests are also able to check-in online from their mobile device or self-service kiosks.

“Rydges Melbourne has been meticulously transformed to be a flagship for the brand,” said Troy Cuthbertson, group general manager, hotel operations Rydges.

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Bossley Bar and Restaurant has opened on the ground floor.

“The Rydges brand is uniquely Australian owned and operated which is reflected in the design. From the warm and welcoming styled rooms, suites and new apartments experience that rival the best views in Melbourne, to the state-of-the-art technology and world-class facilities and events spaces, we have created a property that features more on every level.

“Guest feedback has already been extremely positive and the interest in our new conference and event spaces is strong. We are truly excited to bring this experience to the Australian market.”