Whether you’re after an intimate space 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 it all. Positioned in the heart of the city surrounding Melbourne’s famous theatres and right on the doorstep of Melbourne’s premier sporting and events precinct, we’re experts at hosting pre and post event functions.

Located on the top level, The Observatory, our premier function space, 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.

On the first floor you will find the Balcony Dining Room, a private dining space for up to 20 people with lift access, private bathrooms, a wall-mounted plasma screen and a private balcony (smoking permitted) with views down through the rest of the venue below.

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 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, a wall-mounted plasma screen and an outside terrace at the foot of the beer garden.

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.

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