Animania Festival Melbourne will be held at the Rydges Hotel Melbourne, located in the heart of the theatre district and on the doorstep of Chinatown.
Rydges Hotel Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
The venue is situated opposite Her Majesty’s Theatre and within walking distance to sporting venues such as the MCG, Telstra Dome, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park and many other attractions. For more information on the venue itself, please visit the Rydges Hotel Melbourne website.
Please note that the Rydges Hotel Melbourne will not be able to answer Festival-specific queries, eg. Cosplay queries. If you have any specific questions about Animania Festival Melbourne April, please contact us directly.
The Rydges Hotel Melbourne is easily accessible by car, bus and train.
If you are planning to drive in to visit the Animania Festival, travel along the Tullamarine Fwy and take the left turn off to Flemington Rd when you approach Melbourne City. At the Roundabout continue straight ahead onto Elizabeth St. Turn left at Victoria Pde and right into Exhibition St. Rydges Melbourne will be on your left.
Parking is available on site at a reasonable daily rate. There are also several parking stations available in close vicinity to the hotel. Off-street parking is also available.
By Public Transport
The nearest bus stop is located on Exhibition Street, the nearest train station is Parliament Railway Station located on Spring Street (1 block from the hotel) and the nearest tram stop is located on Bourke Street (50m from the hotel). There is also a taxi rank right in front of the hotel.
For information on public transport options and timetables in Melbourne, please refer to the Metlink Melbourne website.
Here are some tips to help further plan your trip and make your Animania Festival experience an awesome one:
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