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Featured Carlton venues

Drummond St, Carlton

The Victorian building of Medley Hall is one of the most breathtaking venues in Melbourne. The high ceilings, ornate and decorative features will stun you as soon as your guests walk through the doors. It's a five-minute walk to the centre of Melbourne - perfect for hosting ...

Swanston St, Carlton

Arrow on Swanston serviced apartment hotel is situated in the very heart of Melbourne's education hub, offering you true value accommodation that sits right at your doorstep. At the door step are some major attractions like RMIT and Queensbury tram stop which makes ...

Lygon St, Carlton

Welcome to your home away from home at the luxurious, 97 room hotel in Carlton's historic downtown core. Celebrating creativity with every inch of space designed by award winning designers and architects, dive into our wine list or workout in one of our state-of-the art gyms before ...

Rathdowne St, Carlton North

We are a cozy warmly lit wine bar and restaurant nestled in the leafy green Rathdowne Village just a few minutes from Melbourne CBD. We serve Spanish Australian dishes created based on seasonality and designed to share. Our drinks menu is innovative with wines focused natural ...

Elgin Street, Carlton

The Shaw Davey Slum takes a corner pub spot fixture in Carlton and transforms it into an amusing, mischievous homage to the swinging 60s. A sprawling bar, The Shaw Davey Slum wholeheartedly embraces weekend fun with good food, drinks that are on point- all while ...

Rathdowne St, Carlton

IMAX Melbourne is the perfect venue for high-impact events and can seat up to 461 people. They have a large screen that measures 32 meters wide by 23 meters in height, making it larger than any other theatre in Australia. IMAX has been specifically designed as an entertainment ...

Swanston Street, Carlton

The Queensberry Hotel has a rich history as one of Melbourne's original meeting places. With many unique features, the pub is centrally located and offers an unforgettable experience for any visitor to this historic city. The hotel houses two levels with three different spaces ...

Drummond St, Carlton

The Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel located in Carlton is perfectly positioned, close to Melbourne CBD, Melbourne Museum, restaurants bistros cafes & boutiques on Lygon Street as well as University of Melbourne and the beautiful gardens. The hotel offers four star ...

Swanston St, Carlton

A brand new, freshly renovated coworking space for creatives who are looking to meet inspirational people and actively grow their business in a comfortable environment. This venue is spacious with an industrial style that features high ceilings of hard wood floors. There's plenty of room on ...

Cardigan St, Carlton

Boardroom for 16 people in Carlton are equipped with amenities like Wi-Fi, a large TV screen wall to display presentations and whiteboards. You can also enjoy some drinks while you're there! ...

Nicholson Street, Fitzroy

The St Andrews Conservatory is a unique and impressive event space with an expansive interior. The ceiling made of glass allows the outside to come indoors, giving guests plenty of natural light from every angle in this well-lit room. Circular lights hang down over the large mirrors that ...

Queensberry St, North Melbourne

This Christmas bar will fill your Instagram with festive content as you make your way around the many holiday installations. With a grotty Santa, mistletoe corner for kissing and drinks that are perfect whether naughty or nice this is truly the time of year to celebrate! ...

Carlton Venue Hire Guide

Nestled between North Carlton and Princes Hill, Carlton offers visitors a taste of Italian culture with its Little Italy precinct centred on Lygon Street as well as Victorian architecture from the 19th century to the present day. Visitors will also be able to enjoy some of Australia's best cuisine at one of many restaurants or pubs found throughout the city centre while taking picturesque walks through garden squares like Carlton Gardens and Fitzroy Square during their stay.

Full of Victorian architecture, Italian culture and delicious cuisine, this suburb in Melbourne can provide an exquisite venue for your next event.

Visiting Carlton function rooms for hire

Carlton is a multicultural hub with many things to do and see for guests of all ages. There is a wide range of great venues for hire to choose from for your next functions, whether you want to host a birthday dinner, team building, or a simple Friday night date.

Carlton has a wide variety of restaurants and bars to suit every occasion. What's a great party without great food? With its proximity to Lygon Street, you will also be able to experience the Italian culture that this suburb is known for by dining at any one of the Italian restaurants in the city.

Hotel function rooms are a popular option for functions as well. They're great if you're looking to host an event that requires a lot of space or sophisticated style. Since they consist of various types of spaces, there's plenty to sift through if you're trying to create a unique experience.

There are truly so many different types of function rooms for you to choose from. For those who want something more unique and special for their parties, here are some other venue ideas:

IMAX Melbourne

IMAX Melbourne's Cinema is a great venue for your next event. Imagine how impactful an awards ceremony or business presentation would be on such a large screen! They have the perfect setting to make any gathering special with their 32 meters wide and 23 meters high IMAX Screen, accommodating 461 people in one theatre seating arrangement.

Medley Hall

The Medley Hall is a Victorian-style hotel in Melbourne. Built back in the 1890s, this palace has all of your old world needs: ornate ceilings and stained glass windows, plus chandeliers for that classic touch! It's conveniently located five minutes from downtown as well as Lygon Street - home to some of the best cafes you'll ever find.

Bar Humbug

When you book with Bar Humbug, they won't just give you a plain space to host your event or party. You'll get an immersive experience that will make people want to join in on the festivities like never before! This festive bar is filled with Christmas decorations and even has some games for guests who are looking for more entertainment while experiencing this one-of-a-kind holiday bar.

Tips for a successful function in Carlton

To make sure you have a successful function in Carlton, try to keep these tips in mind when booking your function rooms:

Book your venue early: Book your function in Carlton as soon as possible; this is a very popular destination for tourists and local residents alike and as such, the event spaces will be in high demand.

Set a budget: An important thing to remember is not to overspend on your event. Try and stick to a budget that you're comfortable with or make sure there will be enough money left over for the next one.

Make your event personal and unique: Don't be afraid to put your own twist on the event. This is your event, so don't be afraid to put your stamp on it and make it unique to you! Offer something interesting that will make people want to come back.

Don't be afraid to ask for help: The staff at the venues might sound like they are trying to sell you something when they explain all that's available but don't let this intimidate you; they really just want to help you make your party enjoyable for you and your guests.

And ultimately, remember to have fun!

Book your venue today!

The beauty of venues in Carlton is that they offer something for every taste and every budget. Whether you are celebrating a major landmark birthday, planning a wedding reception and cocktail party, or hosting an important corporate function, the possibilities are endless. With so many private venue options to choose from, it's easy to search for the ideal function venue for you. Book your venue today!

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