Rydges Canberra

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Forrest, Canberra


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  • What is the min wedding price per person? $100-120
  • What is the max wedding price per person? $120-150


  • What is the min guest requirement for a ceremony? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 150-200
  • What is the min guest requirement for a reception? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 150-200


  • What style is your venue? Contemporary, Traditional, Rooftop
  • What kind of scenery is your venue set in? Inner City
  • What kind of reception types does the venue offer? Cocktail, Dining
  • What type of settings does your venue feature? Indoors&Outdoors
  • Which types of catering options do you offer? In-house catering
  • What kind of services, facilities and amenities do you offer? Bar services, Dance Floor, Parking, Wheelchair Access, WİFİ, Centrepieces, Cooling System, Heating System


  • What catering services does your venue provide? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated
  • What kind of bar service does your venue provide? Limited Bar, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer

Time Restrictions

  • How many hours can the event last? 5
  • At what time should the music end? 00:00


  • Is there a fixed-menu option? Yes
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Elopements
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? Yes
  • What is the accommodation capacity? 70-80
  • Can more than one wedding be held at the same time? No
  • Could the beverage package be upgraded? Yes
  • Are children allowed in the venue? Yes
  • Is there a smoking area? No
  • Is bringing a wedding cake allowed? Yes
  • Are pets allowed at the venue? No
  • Can the venue be reserved for a booking date? Yes

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In the very heart of Australia’s capital city, Rydges Canberra has an outstanding reputation for excellent service and amazing food. Located in close proximity to some of Canberra’s leading attractions, including the national library, the national gallery of Australia, the parliament house and Questacon, Rydges gives you the chance to feel the essence of life in Canberra. With the signature cocktail featuring the George bar, Rydges is able to cater for business and pleasure needs. Rydges is in itself the home of sophistication. The tranquil and inviting atmosphere makes for an intimate and romantic wedding.
Facilities and Capacity
The on-site conference facilities are ideal for anyone looking to attend or host a seminar or hold a business meeting. Rydges keeps you looking your best with its complimentary on-site fitness facilities. Rydges Canberra event centre offers both indoor and outdoor venues for your special day.
● With floor-to-ceiling windows, the indoor venue Forrest Suite provides a spacious and beautiful atmosphere for your wedding. It has a capacity of up to 150 seated guests and 200 standing guests. This room has a terrace which can be used for outdoor wedding ceremonies.
● Professional staff to assist in the wedding.
● Intimate wedding reception package.
● Both indoor and outdoor type events.
● Specialised catering menus designed by the executive chef and his team.
● Free Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout the hotel
● Option to extend the event up to midnight.
● Parking area available to guests.
Adorning the entrance with beautiful auburn foliage in the Autumn and bright cherry blossoms in the spring leading into the large atrium, Rydges' sophistication offers a feel for every season. It has a modern style of decoration with a backdrop on the walls. The venue has a parquetry dance floor, and the tables are decorated with cloth and part of the walls has wooden designs.
In-House Catering
Rydges Canberra’s in-house catering offers a vast menu able to meet all dietary requirements. Said menu is adaptable to all event types and even tailors specialised food and drinks to suit your function. In light of the expert hands Rydges has on deck, there is no need for an external or third-party catering service.
Rydges Canberra boasts of some of the largest accommodation rooms in the city. Their rooms and suites include free Wi-Fi, plush dream beds, LCD-HD TV. They offer you and your guests a %15 discount for accommodation.
Rydges Canberra offers you professional hands-on everything your event needs. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, Rydges Canberra is only a call away. You can make direct bookings for your events since the cancellation fees have been waived. Fill the form and contact the team now to get a personalised quotation.


Rydges Canberra

  • Address: 17 Canberra Ave, Forrest ACT 2603

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