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The Royal Melbourne Hotel

The Cells

Southern Cross (0.3 km)100

Step inside the original bluestone heritage-listed Cellblock. Once a temporary home to some of Melbourne’s most infamous characters, The Cells is a self-contained space featuring boutique bar, AV/ DJ facilities, private bathrooms & adjacent ‘Wardens Lounge’ room.

A warm & intimate dining room or impressively unique social entertainment space; The Cells lends itself to a multitude of events including; cocktail/dining functions, trivia/networking events, birthdays, presentations, art exhibitions, theme nights & more!

Built in 1889, ‘The Cells’ is one of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets.

The Cells at The Royal Melbourne Hotel is perfect for: Cocktail Party venue Melbourne | Birthday venue Melbourne | Engagement party venue Melbourne | Networking venue Melbourne | Corporate Function venue Melbourne | Christmas Party venue Melbourne | Private Dining venue Melbourne | Unique venue Melbourne

Great for

  • Networking venues
  • Other
  • Presentation
  • Private dining
  • Private parties


  • Air ConditioningAir Conditioning
  • Audio EquipmentAudio Equipment
  • Close to Transport LinksClose to Transport Links
  • Disabled AccessDisabled Access
  • TV/ProjectorTV/Projector


  • Dinner Rounds LayoutDinner / Rounds: 70
  • Standing LayoutStanding: 100
  • Theatre LayoutTheatre: 30

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Southern Cross (0.3 km)

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