Evoking the neo-gothic style of 1890’s Melbourne, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is a five- star luxury hotel for those wishing their stay to capture that perfect blend of Victorian charm and elegance. Nestled amongst finest examples of Victorian architectural designs that make up the prestigious Collins street, this timeless classic offers a completely unique and comprehensively “Melbourne” experience. In its design, The InterContinental Melbourne the Rialto takes you on a journey into Melbourne’s past, whilst neatly blending the classical with some modern décor. In its charm, you will be bedazzled by the exceptional facilities on show and impressed with the intricacies of a knowledgeable and very fine-tuned concierge team. This elevated sense of comfort along with the convenience of location will only invite you to explore the hidden laneways, experience the best in Australian fine-dining and learn the arts and craft of a truly Melbournian lifestyle- All of which characterise the Rialto grid.
Outside of its rich cultural significance, the InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is the venue for all occasions and honors this in style with 253 masterclass room choices. Whether you are travelling to Melbourne for a business conference, on a family vacation or simply passing through and wanting to catch the eclectic scent of the city, you are spoiled for choice with sophisticated and spacious guestrooms and suites to suit you or your family’s needs.
For an enhanced luxurious experience (after your rooftop skyline Jacuzzi), the exclusive InterContinental club rooms will add that further touch of class in king-sized comfort. Whatever form of royalty you wish to reside in, The InterContinental and their unwavering customer service team will oblige with the perfect selection and unparalleled amenities list.
Conferences and Events
Variety knows no bounds at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto with 13 thematic function rooms used for events meetings and conferences. Each of these spaces exonerate key players and periods of history in the architectural fabric of Melbourne. As a host, you may choose to pay homage to Melbourne’s past with the ‘Stock, Trade, Wheat and Wool’ function rooms or embrace the blend of culture and art in ‘The Laneway Rooms’or even stage something small-scale in the ‘William Pitt’ boardroom. Whatever the choice many be, the foreground and background will both resonate and add a touch of brilliance to the occasion.
Food and Dining
As guests you are invited to become an InterContinental club member, which puts you in touch with the locally renowned concierge team who know the treasured Melbourne dining scene back-to- front. Along with the exclusive privileges of membership you also get to head out and indulge in a truly authentic Melbourne culinary experience. This means getting expertly looked after and tasting
the best local flavours and seasonal produce at the very slick Alluvial Restaurant down Flinders lane. A signature Melbourne fine-dining experience wouldn’t be without the finishing touch of a classy cocktail at the hidden and very intimate Market Lane Bar or a High-Tea experience at The Clarke Sisters. The longer the stay, the greater the dabbling with many more favourite attractions such as Rialto precinct for food or the other hidden laneway favourite Eau de Vie.
See & Do
Being fashionably in the epicentre of the cultural and arts hub and amongst this dynamic food and coffee scene, there is no shortage of top attractions. The perfect placement of InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto with their local expertise may also prompt new perspectives as you circumnavigate food and coffee for a minute and walk through the botanical gardens into the sporting arenas of Rod Laver or the MCG. Or you might just want to immerse yourself into Melbourne at night-time with its world-renowned night-life or be content watching the city light up from above from the Eureka Skydeck.
No matter the landmark or the lens, your home is only a few blocks away.