Unique function room hire Melbourne CBD

Whether you’re after intimacy for smaller groups, a stand-up space for corporate gatherings, or an eclectic environment to give your guests a totally unique experience, Garden State Hotel has a space to tell every story. Positioned in the heart of the CBD surrounding Melbourne’s famous theatres and on the doorstep of the premier sporting and events precinct, we will work with you to create a seamless experience from beginning to end.

Balcony Dining Room in Melbourne CBD

On the first floor, you will find the Balcony Dining Room, the private dining rooms Melbourne CBD locals turn to for function room hire. Boasting space for up to 20 people with lift access, as well as private bathrooms, a wall-mounted plasma screen and a private balcony (smoking permitted) with views down through the rest of the venue below.


If you’re after a reserved spot in the heart of the action for groups of 20-50, the Beer Garden Tiers are your answer. Providing a mixture of seated and standing spaces, the Beer Garden Tiers are located on the top two levels of the Beer Garden. Select one of our food and beverage packages and it will be fully serviced to your guests by your own personal wait staff.

Lunch Venues Melbourne CBD

Located on the top level is The Observatory, one of the premier Melbourne CBD function venues. It boasts a private balcony with views of our enchanting multi-tiered beer garden below and the twinkling lights of the city above. With exclusive lift access, a private bar, bathrooms, data projector and screen and a dance floor, The Observatory is the ideal space for cocktail parties for 120 guests.

Rose Garden - Melbourne CBD Function Venues

The Rose Garden is a vibrant, eclectic saloon located on the basement level, which can be accessed via Duckboard Place or by descending through the beer garden above. Ideal function room hire Melbourne CBD for large stand-up events for up to 250 guests, the Rose Garden has lift access and comes equipped with a private bar, a dance floor, data-projector and screen and an outside terrace at the foot of the beer garden.


Premier Melbourne CBD function venues for hire

Garden State Hotel offers a variety of semi-private and private dining rooms in Melbourne CBD. With a long history of providing a welcoming location for everything from birthdays to corporate functions, Garden State is the top choice of Melbourne CBD function venues to host your next event or party. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, engagement, wedding reception or corporate event, our friendly, experienced and professional function team will help you to create the perfect occasion to suit your catering and budget requirements. We create unique experiences designed specifically for your needs, believing that every event should be about you and not limited by the venue.

Every function at the Garden State Hotel is a unique blend of colour, variety, and style. As we have multiple function rooms and spaces to choose from, we’re able to cater for all your needs. If you have a large party or launch event to plan and organise, why not hire all of our event spaces? When combined, these areas work together to create a fabulous indoor/outdoor function room with different styles of décor for guests to explore and enjoy. All you need to worry about is who to invite. To arrange your next party or function at Garden State Hotel, please contact us by sending an enquiry through the form below.

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