Mantra Bell City Preston

- Preston, Melbourne & Surrounds

215 Bell Street, Preston VIC

Fast Facts

Venue capacity
383 Rooms
1 Bed Manhattan
2 Bed Manhattans
Balcony Rooms
Executive Suites
Number of venue spaces
18.9 km - Tullamarine Airport

Conferences at Mantra Bell City

Offering a multitude of indoor and outdoor event spaces, stylish accommodation, gourmet restaurants and extensive facilities, Mantra Bell City is Melbourne’s premier conferencing destination.

Its location in the vibrant suburb of Preston offers delegates a more accessible alternative to Melbourne’s CBD, with plenty of parking and the airport only 20 minutes away.

In all, 15 rooms and multiple breakout areas are available, all supported by excellent facilities and audio-visual technologies. There are five main function areas with the largest, The Ballroom, having a capacity for 500 guests. Most of these spaces are designed to break into smaller meeting rooms, while others can be interconnected for large scale functions or multi purpose events requiring multiple venues.

Our experienced events team will work with you to design a package to suit your personal style and budget. Our expert onsite team of conference and catering professionals will ensure your event delivery is a success.

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Conference spaces

Available as one grand space for 500 or three smaller rooms. Featuring floor to ceiling windows with sunset views, balcony access, private bathroom facilities and direct lift access from the car park.

  • Area (sqm) 395
  • Ceiling (m) 4
  • Theatre capacity 500
  • Classroom capacity 200
  • Cabaret capacity 240
  • U-Shape capacity 120
  • Banquet capacity 300
  • Cocktail capacity 500
  • Boardroom capacity n/a

The chandelier-adorned Marquee is both heated and air-conditioned, making it ideal for trade shows and launches. Three extra spaces provide flexibilty for multi–purpose events.

  • Area (sqm) 273
  • Ceiling (m) 2.8
  • Theatre capacity 320
  • Classroom capacity 150
  • Cabaret capacity 192
  • U-Shape capacity 60
  • Banquet capacity 240
  • Cocktail capacity 400
  • Boardroom capacity n/a

Its unique L shape and abundance of natural light means this room is often booked in tandem with the Marquee, creating a spacious and light-filled catering and exhibition space.

  • Area (sqm) 268
  • Ceiling (m) 2.5
  • Theatre capacity 200
  • Classroom capacity 100
  • Cabaret capacity 120
  • U-Shape capacity 36
  • Banquet capacity 150
  • Cocktail capacity 230

The East Wing offers three rooms that, when combined, cater for up to 200 theatre style. Delegates will appreciate the natural light and the adjoining courtyard.

  • Area (sqm) 251
  • Ceiling (m) 2.5
  • Theatre capacity 210
  • Classroom capacity 150
  • Cabaret capacity 136
  • U-Shape capacity 60
  • Banquet capacity 170
  • Cocktail capacity 200

Most South Wing rooms overlook a garden terrace and share two reception, welcome or breakout areas. They include a custom-built lecture theatre; ideal for seminars and presentations.

Perfect for social celebrations or delegate get-togethers, the Den is a private party venue with its own entry, bar, dance floor and chill-out lounge area.

  • Area 180(sqm)
  • Ceiling 2.3(m)
  • Theatre capacity 30
  • Classroom capacity 20
  • Cabaret capacity 24
  • U-Shape capacity 10
  • Banquet capacity 30
  • Cocktail capacity 110
  • Boardroom capacity n/a




CHILL Restaurant & Bar is the signature restaurant at Mantra Bell City, setting the standard with its innovative menu featuring modern Australian cuisine. Reflecting his passion and inspiration, Executive Chef Philip Garrod will take your delegates or guests on a journey that reflects the seasonality and locality of our produce.

Philip is well credentialed in catering for large numbers, having begun his career at the age of 15 with Qantas Flight Catering, before graduating to renowned 5-star hotels. Chill Restaurant and Bar is open every day for breakfast, lunch & dinner with two private dining rooms.



This contemporary hotel provides a range of suites and one or two bedroom apartments, all as stylish as they are spacious. Room features include reverse cycle air conditioning, LCD TV with FOXTEL, Wi-Fi as well as Broadband Internet access, and tea and coffee facilities. All rooms also have kitchenettes with mini fridges, toasters, microwaves and stovetops, while suites offer the additional luxury of espresso machines.

Guests can also make use of a range of facilities, including the outdoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium, games room and secure, undercover parking ($9 per 24 hours). In–house services include 24 hour reception, concierge, express check-out, luggage storage and laundry and dry cleaning services (fee applies).


Onsite Activities

Delegates can be entertained with a large selection of facilities, including outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna, games room and BBQ area.

Preston Market

From Wednesday to Saturday, delegates can stretch their legs with a walk to Preston Market, where they’ll find a selection of unique goods and handicrafts.

Small Time Criminals

Located nearby, this escape room game tests out people’s problem-solving skills in a fun way. For teams of up to six players, it’s a great team-building exercise.

Ray Bramham Gardens

It’s a two minute walk to the serenity of this immaculately groomed park, complete with ornamental lakes, footbridges, amazing flower beds and a central rotunda.