Rydges Mackay Suites

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  • What is the min wedding price per person? $80-100


  • What is the min guest requirement for a ceremony? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a ceremony? 200-250
  • What is the min guest requirement for a reception? 0-50
  • What is the max guest capacity for a reception? 120-150


  • What style is your venue? Contemporary, Luxury
  • What kind of scenery is your venue set in? Inner City
  • What kind of reception types does the venue offer? Ceremony-only, 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? Accommodations, Alcohol, AV system, Bar services, Bridal suite, Dance Floor, Parking, Rooftop, Wedding Planner / Coordinator, Wet weather cover, Wheelchair Access, WİFİ, Audio Equipment, Cake Cutting, Centrepieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Clean up, Cooling System, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting, Linens, Tables, Elevator, Decoration, Music, Food


  • What catering services does your venue provide? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings, Wedding Cake
  • What type of cuisine do you offer? Australian, Vegetarian
  • What kind of bar service does your venue provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Limited Bar, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

Time Restrictions

  • At what time should the music end? 00:00
  • At what time should the after-party end? 00:00


  • What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide? Foods & Beverage, Decoration, Wedding Cake, Accommodation for the Newlyweds
  • What kind of events does the venue carry out? Ceremony, Reception, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • Does the venue provide an accommodation service? Yes
  • What is the accommodation capacity? 50-60
  • Which services can be used from 3rd party providers? Photo & Video, Wedding Cake
  • Could the beverage package be upgraded? Yes
  • Are children allowed in the venue? Yes
  • Is there a smoking area? Yes

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Primly situated in the middle of Mackay’s CBD, the Rydges Mackay Suites wedding venue is merely a 7-minute ride away from Mackay Airport and only at a distance of 5 minutes from the Bruce Highway. This proximity to the city makes this 4.5-star luxury accommodation and wedding venue a desirable destination for couples looking to tie the knot, not too far from town.

Couples can choose the package that best suits their budget and preferences, tailoring their wedding celebration as they desire. Furthermore, the venue comprises the Moss on Wood restaurant on-premise, offering more options for guests to explore the hotel’s marvellous food.
Facilities and Capacity
Whether the guests prefer an intimate wedding celebration or an elegant and slick cocktail event and reception, Rydges Mackay Suites wedding venue can host all kinds of events. The venue has a seated capacity of 140 guests, while around 250 guests can accommodated a cocktail-style celebration.

- Flinders Room: This space is one of the largest spaces amongst all the event spaces on-premise. Well suited for small, intimate events, space can accommodate 50 seated guests and host standing events involving 90 guests.

- Leichhardt Room: Around 60 guests can be accommodated in this theatre-style event room. Best suited for small events, space provides breakout space outside the function room, along with a bar and outdoor area. The Combined Flinders and Leichhardt rooms are a space that can be used together to host an event with a larger guest-size of 250 guests.

- Pioneer Ballroom: The biggest event space in the Rydges Mackay Suites wedding venue is the Pioneer Ballroom. This space combines three different function areas. Space has the combined capacity of up to 275 guests for a cocktail-style event, while 213 guests could be easily hosted in a large banquet.
● Wedding coordinator
● In-house catering
● Complimentary menu tasting for the bride and groom can be arranged.
● Onsite accommodation
● Complimentary accommodation for newly-wed.
● The bridal suite
● Dance floor
● Availability of Microphone/PA
● Audio Visual equipment is available in-house.
● Wi-Fi
The venue provides chair covers with the coloured sash, along with the special, Rydges selected candelabra is placed on guest tables. The venue also provides a cake table and knife, along with a gift table.
In-House Catering
The capable and talented catering team at the venue services a delicious and mouth-watering, predetermined 3-course menu. Canapes and drinks are served to guests as soon as they arrive. If chosen, the 5-hour beverage package can include pre-dinner drinks. The venue also offers sparkling wine for the toast and service of the wedding cake.
• Rydges Mackay Suites offers a luxurious and comfortable one-night accommodation in the Bridal suite to the newly-wed couple, and the venue offers complimentary breakfast for newly-wed.
• With late check-out for the newly-wed couple, the venue also provides unique accommodation and parking rates for guests.
Not only the venue offers luxurious accommodation and delectable food by the professional, in-house catering team, but it also offers a varied choice of event spaces within the premises. Whether large-scale, elaborate events or small and intimate wedding celebrations, Rydges Mackay Suites capably hosts all kinds of functions. More information about this exquisite venue is available right here, along with pricing details that can be found by filling a brief form below.


Rydges Mackay Suites

  • Address: 9 Gregory St, Mackay QLD 4740

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  • How much does a wedding cost in Rydges Mackay Suites?

    Rydges Mackay Suites minimum wedding prices range from $80-100 per person.

  • What is the guest capacity of Rydges Mackay Suites?

    Rydges Mackay Suites has a maximum capacity of 120-150 people for a dinner wedding and a maximum capacity of 200-250 people for a cocktail wedding.

  • What kind of services and facilities are offered in Rydges Mackay Suites?

    Rydges Mackay Suites provides events such as tables, audio equipment, accommodations, clean up, av system, alcohol, lighting, linens, rooftop, food, wi̇fi̇, decoration, cake cutting, glassware, centrepieces, dance floor, parking, wedding planner / coordinator, wheelchair access, chair covers, wet weather cover, bridal suite, music, cooling system, chairs, flatware, bar services and elevator.

  • What kind of events does the Rydges Mackay Suites carry out?

    Apart from weddings, Rydges Mackay Suites provides services such as reception, engagement party, ceremony, rehearsal dinner and elopements.

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