Rydges Sydney Central Corporate Event Venue Overview

Location:
Sydney CBD
Venue Type:
Hotel
Diamond Venue

Rydges Sydney Central is a stylish and modern hotel located in the heart of Sydney - making it not only an immensely popular location for those visiting the city for pleasure, but also for those organising a meeting, conference, or gala event. Past the sleek surrounds of the hotel, one finds themselves within a stone’s throw of Darling Harbour, Chinatown, and a myriad of Sydney’s most popular sights, sounds and attractions.

Within Rydges Sydney Central, however, one finds 271 spacious rooms, nine versatile and modern function venues, a renowned restaurant and bar for a post-conference wind-down as well as countless amenities. As such, we’d be recommending Rydges Sydney Central to those in need of a meeting room, a setting for a conference or residential conference, or those in need of a gala dinner function venue. The function spaces available are not only light-filled, open and welcoming but are also immensely versatile.

Rydges Sydney Central is located on Albion Street in Surry Hills, boasting an enviable address. Notably, Central station is a quick walk and Darling Harbour is a stone’s throw away.

Meeting Rooms and Event Spaces

Total Number of Meeting Rooms:
9
Types of Events:
Conference, Meeting, Networking, Panel, Presentation, Product Launch, Workshop, Work Social

Our expert event planning team is here to ensure your event runs seamlessly from start to finish, combining extensive local knowledge with a personalised service that caters to all your event needs.

  • Flexible layout and setup options
  • Event catering available
  • Spacious breakout areas
  • Onsite business centre
  • Theming and entertainment available
  • Pre and post-conference activities
  • Personalised menus
  • Natural light
  • Free WiFi access
  • Additional audio and visual equipment and presentation aids available upon request

AV extras are provided by the experience in house audio visual team, and can include:

  • Data Projector
  • LED Screen (60 inch)
  • Laptop Hire
  • Clicker / Laser Pointer
  • PA System Hire - Audio only
  • Lecturn & Microphone with PA System
  • Microphone - Handheld or Lapel
  • Flipchart
  • Whiteboard
  • Additional power boards
  • Stage Piece
  • Polycom / Teleconference
  • Logitech Group Video Conference System (up to 15 guests)
  • Onsite Operator

About The Albion Room

The function room is located on level 2 of the hotel. With its spacious pre-function area and natural light, this venue is ideal for your small meetings from 30 – 50 guests. This room offers guests flexibility with their set up style with a range of different room set up options available, it’s another reason to look no further than for all your conference and event needs.

About The Boardroom

The function room is a great space whether having a board meeting or using it as a breakout space.

Oxford Room 1

The venue space is located on level 1 of the hotel. Is a great function space with a range of room set up styles for your 40 – 100 pax events. This meeting space offers guests flexibility with their set up style, natural light, spacious pre-function space along with our Free Wi-Fi it’s another reason to look no further for all your conference and event needs.

About Oxford Room 2

Venue is located on level 1 of the hotel. It’s a great function space with a range of room set up styles for your 25 – 60 pax events. This Sydney conference space offers guests flexibility with their set up style, natural light, spacious pre-function space along with our Free Wi-Fi it’s another reason to look no further for all your conference and event needs.

About The Bourke Room at Rydges Sydney Central

The room is located on the ground floor of the hotel, offering guests quick and convenient access from the hotel foyer. With its spacious pre-function area and natural light, this Sydney Meeting Room is ideal for your small meetings from 5 – 20 guests. This room caters for your small boardroom or u shape style events or breakout space.

About The Taylor Room

The event space is located on level 1 of the hotel. It’s a great function space with a range of room set up styles for your 30 – 70 pax events. This venue offers guests flexibility with their set up style, natural light, along with our Free Wi-Fi it’s another reason to look no further than, for all your conference and event needs.

About The Surry Rooftop

The Surry space is a larger function venue, boasting a private balcony complete with a spectacular view of Sydney's skyline. Within the Surry space itself, there's room for up to 230 guests standing, or 140 for a seated event. Aside from corporate events like seminars or workshops, dinners, or more social events are recommended. This venue can also be set up in a multitude of different ways.

The Surry Rooftop features:
- 3 Private Balconies all with beautiful views over the city and Surry Hills, great for catering breaks or breakout space
- Private Bar, which can be hidden if needed
- Private Bathrooms
- Ceiling mounted data projector and screen
- Internal PA system for microphone and presentations
- Digital signage displays screens outs

About The Terrace

The open air Level 5 Terrace is the ideal space if you are looking for a hidden gem amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. Perfect for cocktail events for up to 70 guests, or a dinner under the stars for up to 40, the terrace provides a fresh, unique space for an event year round.

About The Cinema

Our newly opened Cinema located at our Surry Hills Hotel on Level 3 features sound proof walls, tiered plush seating for up to 50 guests as well as a large 10 foot screen. Each plush seat includes a side table which can easily be retracted when required. The Cinema is the ideal spot for lectures, presentations, auctions or auditions.

Room features:
- Ceiling mounted data projector and screen
- Internal PA system for microphone and presentations
- Plush seats with retractable side tables
- Free Wi-Fi

About The Sydney Brewery

Only a short walk from Central Station, we have proudly opened the doors of Sydney Brewery Surry Hills on Albion Street. It’s a new hub for beer lovers that boasts its own shiny brewery creating specialty beers.

It’s a great spot for a casual lunch of after work drinks, where you can watch our brewers at work while you sip on our fresh brews, enjoy amazing pub food, live music from local bands and DJs and take home a home a fresh growler of Sydney’s best beer. Industrial warehouse vibes, exposed brick and concrete walls with street art across the walls evokes everything that is So Surry Hills.

Complemented by our range of boutique brews on tap that are perfectly matched to a beer-led food menu.

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Event Room Layout at Rydges Sydney Central

Room Name
m2
Guests
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Albion
105
100
90
50
35
40
33
50
100
Broadroom
27
20
20
12
15

12
10
Oxford I
143
160
140
70
36
72
36
90
160
Oxford II
110
140
120
60
30
56
30
70
140
Oxford I & II
253
320
270
126
70
144
69
190
320
Bourke
35
30
20
12
15
16
15
20
30
Taylor
72
90
90
48
30
48
33
60
90
Crown
170
175
175
90
45
88
42
110
175
Riley
90
90
75
40
24
40
24
50
90
The Surry Rooftop
150
150
96
72
112
72
140
150
Level 5 Terrace
70

40
70
The Cinema
50
50

Sydney Brewery Surry Hills
150

150

Event Venue Accessibility at Rydges Sydney Central

Rydges Sydney Central has not supplied information on accessibility.

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Venue Accommodation

On-site Accommodation for Event Guests?
Yes

Getting to the Venue

Venue Name:
Rydges Sydney Central
Address:
28 Albion Street, Surry Hills NSW, Australia
Parking: 
Paid onsite parking and street parking
Public Transport:
Close to Central Train Station, Buses and Light Rail stops.
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