A modern ballroom with a touch of the old world

San Remo Ballroom in Carlton has been Melbourne’s premier function venue for more than half a century, known for its contemporary, state-of-the-art facilities housed in a charming Old World style establishment. We are conveniently located only 2km from the CBD, with a capacity for up to 1000 stand-up or 150-650 seated guests.

For a venue that is bound to make a lasting impression, San Remo Ballroom is the best function centre in Melbourne. Choose our unique function venue for a unique, one-of-a-kind affair!

Experience for yourself the elegant ambience and atmosphere that our exquisite décor. At San Remo Ballroom, we are known as number one when it comes to event and function venues in Melbourne, with many decades of hosting fantastic events for people all across Melbourne.

San Remo Ballroom has been recently refurbished, and is now more stunning than ever before. The venue now boasts of lavish chandeliers, high ornate ceilings and a dance floor that will have guests grooving away all night! No matter what the event is, San Remo Ballroom will make it memorable and one to treasure forever.

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Logistics – Ensuring your guests, as well as yourself, can make it to and from the location easily and safely is a major consideration for choosing the ideal venue. Access to public transport, taxis, as well as parking, are factors to think about when making your choice.

Acoustics and dancefloor – Having your first wedding dance on a tiny or uneven floor, while the music sounds like it is playing underwater is black mark on your special day.

Inspect the dancefloor, making sure it will be suitable for the size of your party, and ask to hear music in the space. Capacity – A location that is too big or small will affect the enjoyment of you and your guests. Many venues are flexible and can alter the layout to cater for a spectrum of guest numbers, ensuring everyone gets a seat.

Our team has extensive experience coordinating and hosting occasions of all sizes and types, and we will be happy to use our expertise to help you plan and execute it perfectly.

Talk to our staff today by calling (03) 9347 4000 and discover more about what we can do for you. We are happy to discuss your requirements and tailor the ideal solution for you, with as much or as little assistance as you desire.