Rydges Sydney Central

28, Albion Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, 2010, Australia


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Rydges Sydney Central Events & Parties

Be it a milestone birthday or an engagement party, Rydges Sydney Central is the ideal venue for hosting your next social event. This 4-star hotel has 11 stylish event spaces to choose from and is perfectly placed in the heart of Surry Hills. The subtle modern finishes in each of the hotel’s sophisticated function rooms suit any style of event.

The hotel’s exclusive rooftop function venue, The Surry, boasts a prime location on Level 11 with city skyline views, three open-air terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a private built-in bar. The Surry Rooftop is perfect for hosting cocktail events and elegant dinner parties at Rydges Sydney Central.

Whether you’re after a three-course plated sit-down meal, shared table banquet, chef’s selection buffet, or delicious bite-sized canapés, the experienced Rydges Sydney Central catering team will bring your culinary vision to life. Customisable food menus are crafted by the hotel’s executive chef Kevin Weng and can be tailored to suit personal tastes and dietary requirements. 

Rydges Sydney Central also offers elegant high teas and boozy brunches that are ideal for baby showers, kitchen teas, bridal showers, and hens parties. For those extra special celebrations, you can even opt to elevate your event with live cooking stations and free-flowing cocktails

Highlights of Rydges Sydney Central Events & Parties:

  • 4-star hotel in Surry Hills with elegant event spaces and a terrace
  • Panoramic views of Sydney CBD through floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Customisable menus by executive chef Kevin Weng with an array of options
  • 309 award-winning hotel guest rooms at special rates
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theatre Up to 270 Theatre
classroom Up to 126 Classroom
ushaped Up to 70 U-Shaped
boardroom Up to 63 Boardroom
dining Up to 180 Dining
standing Up to 320 Standing
cabaret Up to 144 Cabaret
dinner Up to 140 Dinner & Dance


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available 309
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
Catering Options  3rd Party Catering
 In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Food Stations
 Shared Platters

Spaces At This Venue

  • Rydges Sydney Central, The Surry Rooftop

    The Surry Rooftop

    Located on level 11, this naturally lit event space is a gorgeous rooftop destination with wraparound windows overlooking Sydney and Surry Hills. The sleek high rise setting also has three private balconies and a useful built-in bar.

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  • Rydges Sydney Central, Taylor Room

    Meeting Rooms

    Rydges Sydney Central offers nine flexible function rooms that range in size and can accommodate small groups of 10 as well as grand affairs of up to 320 guests. These include the Oxford 1 and 2, Albion, Riley, Crown, and Taylor rooms.

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  • Rydges Sydney Central Event Venue Level 5

    Level 5 Terrace

    The Level 5 Terrace is a beautiful spot to invite your friends, family, and colleagues to celebrate in style. With sweeping views of Surry Hills, Sydney CBD and the iconic clock tower at Central Station, there are limitless photo opportunities from all angles.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Central Station
  • Surry Hills
  • Hyde Park
  • Oxford and Crown Street

Restaurants on site:

  • Manna Loft
  • Sydney Brewery Surry Hills

Restaurants nearby:

  • Firedoor Restaurant
  • nel. Restaurant
  • Chin Chin

Venue Testimonials

Came here for a wedding function. Wasn't disappointed. The Setup was lovely, staff was extremely attentive and polite, all requests were fulfilled without hesitation and the food was pretty yummy too! Thank you for a great experience

Phuong C

Convenient location, great food and service.

Rakesh Y

Great atmosphere, clean and well maintained and helpful friendly staff

Deb R

Frequently Asked Questions

The hotel’s beautifully appointed function rooms cater for 150 seated guests or 200 guests for a cocktail style event. The Surry Rooftop can accommodate up to 140 guests in a seated banquet setting or 230 guests cocktail-style.

There are 309 spacious guest rooms with en suites at Rydges Sydney Central. Each newly refurbished room features a deluxe king-size bed, plush linens, and a flat-screen TV.

Yes. There are discounted parking spaces available for you and your event guests. Valet parking is also available.

The customisable food menus at Rydges Sydney Central are expertly crafted by executive chef Rick Fowden and can be tailored to suit any event. From delicate bite-sized canapés to decadent three-course plated meals, each dish is bursting with exceptional flavours.

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