Function Spaces

The ideal choice for function hire, The Colonial Hotel is renowned for its function facilities with four independent areas to choose from – it is one of the few 24 hour licensed function venues in Melbourne. If you’re looking for function rooms in Melbourne then look no further than the Colonial Hotel. Whatever your style or size of event – we have the right space to suit your guests. We regularly combine the use of our several function spaces to host large functions and are happy to talk about your upcoming function!


Main Bar FullThe Main Floor

This space is perfect for cocktail style events, seated dinners and presentation.

Combining the charm and comfort of a traditional hotel with a hint of the Mediterranean featuring classic high ceilings, white stucco walls, French imported chandeliers and an extravagant spiraling staircase. This exclusive space can hold 700 guests for a cocktail function and 220 guests seated.

The Mezzanine.Mezzanine - Web Small

This fully exclusive space is fully equipped with it’s own bar, toilet facilities, dance floor and sound system.

Accommodating 200 guests cocktail style, this is the perfect room when it comes to combining finger food and entertainment all under one roof, no matter what style of event.

Blights Bar
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This is the ideal ‘blank canvas’ for any style of event.

Perfect for a birthday party with a live band, a corporate dinner party or set up theatre-style for a presentation.

This function space is extremely versatile and able to hold 350 guests cocktail style or 150 guests seated.



Garden Bar - Small WebThe Garden Terrace

The Terrace  boasts a half open rooftop ideal for lunch in summer or a cocktail party under the stars.

With a capacity of 150 guests cocktail style and 70 guests seated this funky contemporary terrace will not fail to impress!


Main Room Mezzanine Blights Bar Garden Terrace
Cocktail 600 250 450 150
Cocktail with Dancefloor 500 200 400 100
Sit Down 250 90 120 80
Sit down with Dancefloor 150 70 100 50
Theatre Style 100 60 120 40