Here’s how to discover the scenic charm of Melbourne – a vibrant destination known for its restaurant & dining scene, theatres, shopping and sporting precincts.
The five star, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto situated on Collins St, is offering extraordinary packages giving you the opportunity to find yourself.
Built around a historic cobblestone laneway, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto offers a unique combination of historic opulence with cutting-edge Melbourne style to give you exciting, authentic Melbourne experiences.
The heritage-listed hotel is one of Melbourne’s last remaining examples of 19th Century Victorian Gothic architecture.
Taking its name from the famous bridge that crosses the Grande Canal in Venice, The Rialto is as rich in character as it is in history.
Built in 1891, the hotel began as two separate buildings that housed the famous Melbourne wool stores and its offices. The bluestone cobbled laneways between the Rialto and Winfield buildings, which once echoed with the clatter of horse hoofs as carts carried wool and wheat to the wharves, remains untouched under the floorboards.
Completed during the Gold Rush when Melbourne was the richest city in the world, the historic Rialto building was commissioned by Patrick McCaughan, a wealthy Melbourne businessman, and designed in the neo-gothic style by celebrated architect William Pitt.
Today, the hotel boasts a remarkable array of dining and exploring experiences, offering unique packages to make your weekend away unforgettable.
The Pedigree Package – Treat yourself to a world-class adventure and discover your own family history along the way. Stay overnight at the historic InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto.
Visit the Genealogical Society of Victoria and find your ancestors with the personal assistance of an experienced researcher.
Your researcher will spend a one hour session with you and provide information to assist you to continue to trace your ancestors for the rest of the day.
Graffiti class in the InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto secret laneway – Make your mark on Melbourne and learn to stencil art on the laneway walls from genuine street artists in the city. Join Blender Studios in the secret laneway at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto for an art class.
For more information on prices, availability, terms and conditions, contact the hotel direct on 03 8627 1400