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March 26, 2015 Meeting Venues No Comments Email Email

Hilton Melbourne South Wharf is pleased to announce the opening ofnew meetings and events spaces: the Woodside function rooms with Outdoor terrace and boardrooms. The openingfollows a five month multi-million dollar renovation of the hotel’s ground floor that now offers 450m² of event space.

“Hilton Melbourne South Wharf has always offered guests a unique accommodation and travel experience,” said CraigBonnor, general manager, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf. “With  the  addition  of  our  new  Woodside  space  and refurbished  boardrooms,  we  are extremely excited to now offer a completely new and bespoke meetings and events experience too.” unnamed (22)

The Woodside rooms and terrace offer a seamless indoor/outdoor space that can be configured into four intimate roomsor opened into an expansive space of over 400m². The rooms naturally open out on to a heated undercover terrace providing a unique outdoor setting that can be utilised as a stunning breakout space or function venue in its own right. A private pre-function area offers views into the semi-open kitchen and zoned break-out areas.

As one space, Woodside ballroom and terrace can host up to 300 guests for a cocktail event, 140 guests for a sit-down dinner and 220 guests for a theatre style event. Individually, the rooms can be setup in boardroom, classroom,theatre or u-shape styles.

Designed in keeping with Hilton Melbourne South Wharf’s dramatic and stylish interiors, the event spaces use warmtimbers and bold metal features to reflect the tall ship and wharfing industry the hotel’s location was originally hometo. The Woodside rooms also make the most of the hotel’s spectacular riverside location with floor to ceiling windowsoffering an abundance of natural light and city skyline views.

One Day Delegate Packages start at $99 per person and include morning tea, a stand-up working luncheon served fromthe space’s open kitchen, afternoon tea and wireless internet. Half Day Delegate Packages start at $85 per person andinclude either morning or afternoon tea, a stand-up working luncheon served from the space’s open kitchen, afternoon tea and wireless internet.

The packages can also be tailored to include a sit-down lunch, a cooked to order pizza station and a healthy juiceand smoothie bar. All of the menus can be adjusted to suit dietary requirements and are created in-house by HiltonMelbourne South Wharf’s team of professional and creative chefs. Menus reflect the chef’s philosophy to use fresh,seasonal ingredients and prepare them simply ensuring maximum quality and flavour.

Hilton Melbourne South Wharf is enviably positioned at the edge of Melbourne’s CBD on the banks of the Yarra River.The hotel is an easy walk across the river to the Docklands precinct, Southern Cross Station and business end of the city. Hilton Melbourne South Wharf is  the  only  hotel  on  South  Wharf  Promenade  and  with  direct  internal access  to  the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

To celebrate the opening of the new events space, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf are offering an openingspecial of every sixth guest attending free for all bookings made by 30 April. The offer is valid to 15 September 2015.

For more information on Hilton Melbourne South Wharf’s Woodside meetings and events space,

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