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Top 10 Event Venues for Hire in South Melbourne

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Rooftop at Luminare

Function Venue

York St & Browns Ln, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

250450
4.5 (172)

$$$$$

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Minimalist Blank Canvass Warehouse at Canvas House

Warehouse

137 Buckhurst St, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

200300
4.7 (55)

$$$$$

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Kerferd | 10 Person Meeting Room at Workspace365 York Street

Coworking Space

72 York Street, South Melbourne VIC, Australia

6
5 (1)

$$$$$

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Princess | 4 Person Meeting Room at Workspace365 York Street

Coworking Space

72 York Street, South Melbourne VIC, Australia

6
5 (1)

$$$$$

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Market | 6 Person Meeting Room at Workspace365 York Street

Coworking Space

72 York Street, South Melbourne VIC, Australia

4
5 (1)

$$$$$

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Lakeside | 6 Person Meeting Room at Workspace365 York Street

Coworking Space

72 York Street, South Melbourne VIC, Australia

4
5 (1)

$$$$$

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Semi-Private Deck with City Views at The Albion Rooftop

Rooftop Bar

172 York Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

7070
4 (942)

$$$$$

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Opulent Lounge & Private Bar at The Albion Rooftop

Rooftop Bar

172 York Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

150350
4 (942)

$$$$$

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Venue Exclusive at The Albion Rooftop

Rooftop Bar

172 York Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

600
4 (942)

$$$$$

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Modern Victorian Style Terrace at The Kettle Black Melbourne

Cafe

50 Albert Rd, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

50120
4 (2500)

$$$$$

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South Melbourne Venue Hire Guide

Thinking of holding your next function in South Melbourne VIC 3205 but don't know where to start? We've got you covered! Here is a short guide on the popular venue options in South Melbourne and what you should consider before booking a place in that part of the city.

What are the popular function venues in South Melbourne?

South Melbourne function venues are known for their great location and range of options to suit every need. Function venues here are discreet, spacious and provide a high level of comfort, making them perfect for any event.

Learn more about the different kinds of function rooms in this location below:

Hotels and Function rooms

With the majority of function venues in South Melbourne being hotels, there's a great chance you'll be able to find exactly what you need with all the luxury and comfort you need and a beautiful location on the shores of Port Philip Bay. There are also many smaller function venues in South Melbourne that provide unique spaces perfect for intimate gatherings such as weddings or other celebrations. These function venues are often less expensive than the larger hotels and have their own special charm.

Restaurants and cafes

South Melbourne has many cafes and restaurants offering function venues that are perfect for any type of event. Between the different ranges of eateries, you'll be able to find something for every audience. Restaurants in South Melbourne are also usually close to large hotels which means they can offer convenient catering facilities for your party. They offer excellent food, wine, service and often have beautiful views over Port Philip Bay or from their rooftop bar.

Meeting room

Many function venues are equipped with meeting rooms, which can make them ideal for smaller events including meetings and presentations. They're generally a lot more affordable than larger function halls and have the privacy needed to carry out your event without being disturbed.

Other unique event spaces

If you're in search of something more unique, South Melbourne also offers spaces like the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre and the Smart Artz Gallery. These venues are sure to make your party special and truly memorable!

What should I consider before booking a venue in South Melbourne?

To help you narrow down your venue choices, here are a few things to look into to find the perfect venue in South Melbourne for you!

Venue size and layout

How many guests will you have at your event? Depending on the size of the venue you'll want to make sure there is enough space for all your guests. If you're having a larger than usual number, look into getting assistance from a caterer or consider changing venues.

Venue event guidelines

When you've found a couple of potential venues, it's important to check their specific event guidelines. This includes things like noise restrictions, capacity limits and what kind of events they're licensed to host.

Venue facilities

A major consideration when choosing your venue is the facilities on offer. Facilities such as parking, catering, AV and Wi-Fi access are often included with the venue fee but it's important to make sure you know what basic facilities you will need before booking.

Food and drinks

Look into the available food and drink options at each venue. You'll want to create a menu beforehand with your guests in mind, if possible. Also, consider whether drinks will be available for purchase at the venue or if bespoke bar services will be required.

Find the perfect venue in South Melbourne today!

If you're looking for a unique function space for your next event, look no further than South Melbourne! South Melbourne has many function spaces that can be used for different events such as weddings, birthday parties and corporate functions. With a variety of spaces in the city to choose from, finding the perfect venue just got easier!

Search South Melbourne event spaces by filling in the search criteria such as your guest rooms venue type, budget, location, date, group size and event type to get started. Whether you're planning a simple birthday get together or an elaborate wedding, VenueNow will help guide you through the process so that you can choose from some of the best venues in this area and all around Australia!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do South Melbourne venues cost for events?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, South Melbourne venues cost between 75-100 dollars per person on average. Wedding venues tend to range from 150 per person to 250 per person. Costs may differ based on your food and beverage requirements, AV requirements, event date and time and the type of venue you decide to book.

What should I consider when comparing South Melbourne venues for events?

There are a number of different factors you should consider when comparing South Melbourne venues for your next event. Firstly, you should review the standing and seated capacity of the venue to see if they can fit your attendees. Next you should review the costs associated with hiring the venue such as venue hire fees, food & drink packages, additional costs such as audio-visual equipment, and whether there is a minimum spend to hire the venue. Other imporant factors include the location, aesthetic, amenities and facilities of the venue to understand if the venue fits all of your requirements. A great way to do this is review the venue's listings on VenueNow and review their function packs attached to the page.

How do I find and book South Melbourne venues for events?

Finding and booking South Melbourne venues is easy with VenueNow. Simply follow these steps: (1) Enter your location, event type and number of people into VenueNow's search engine. (2) Narrow down your search results by adding filters such as your event date and time, preferred room layout and budget. (3) Once you've found some venues you're interested in, visit the venue listings and send your enquiry via VenueNow. The venue will receive your enquiry immediately and respond to you within 24 hours via email. We recommend contacting 3-5 different venues to ensure you get the best price. (4) Venues will respond with a quote via email based on your requirements, and may suggest alternate dates when they can host your event. (5) Once you're happy with the quote, you can confirm your booking with the venue, pay your deposit and start planning your event.

How far in advance should I book South Melbourne venues for events?

On average, VenueNow customers book a venue 90 days in advance of the event. In some cases you are able to find venues that are available at short notice, however, availability for your preferred date and time may be limited. For large corporate events or weddings, we recommend booking your venue at least 3-6 months in advance, to ensure plenty of venues are available and you can lock in the best price for your requirements. Larger events also typically require additional planning with your attendees as well as any suppliers that may be required for the event.

Can VenueNow help me find South Melbourne venues for an event?

We sure can! Not only can you find and book venues via on VenueNow yourself, our team of Venue Booking Experts can help you find the perfect venue, collect quotes from multiple venues on your behalf, negotiate the best price with venues and book venues, all for free. Simply send us your event brief and our team will be in contact with venue recommendations within 24-48 hours.

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