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Meetings & Events

An Inviting City Stage

Just as it was when it debuted in 1925, the event space at The Mayflower Hotel offers an inviting stage for world affairs and signature celebrations in Washington, D.C. Step into the timeless magnificence of the Grand Ballroom, which has served as the backdrop for every Presidential Inaugural Ball, from Calvin Coolidge to Ronald Reagan. Walk with dignitaries in the Palm Court Ballroom with its hand-painted walls, admired domed skylight and imposing crystal chandeliers. The consummate host through and through, The Mayflower Hotel remains a charming and venerable place to gather.

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Welcoming meetings & events for 20 to 2,000

State Room
State Ballroom

Previously named the Presidential Dining Room, the East & State Ballrooms were once the locale of many lavish state dinners and receptions. Today, the two combine to almost 8,000 square feet, easily accommodating 850 for a reception or 725 for a theatre-style meeting.

State Room
East Ballroom

Previously named the Presidential Dining Room, the East & State Ballrooms were once the locale of many lavish state dinners and receptions. Today, the two combine to almost 8,000 square feet, easily accommodating 850 for a reception or 725 for a theatre-style meeting.

State Room
Palm Court Ballroom

Located just off the main lobby, the Palm Court Ballroom once served as a gathering spot for visitors to enjoy elegant tea. Now, at over 2,900 square feet, the ballroom can hold classroom meetings of 120 to a lavish 300-person reception.

State Room
Grand Ballroom

The site of President Calvin Coolidge’s 1925 charity inaugural ball and other presidential events, The Grand Ballroom continues to be among the most popular function spaces for special events in Washington, DC. Combined with the Chinese Ballroom, the ballroom has a total event space of 10,359 square feet and a capacity of 1,150 guests.

State Room
Chinese Ballroom

The site of many historic gatherings, this 2,700 sq ft space adjacent to the Grand Ballroom has hosted a variety of notables including Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

State Room
District Ballroom

Housed on the hotel’s lower level, the newly refreshed, 4,352 square foot District Ballroom is the ideal space for a private 50-person board meeting to a festive 300-person wedding.

Meetings

From company-wide meetings to VIP roundtables, from royal receptions to society weddings, The Mayflower is one of the most renowned event destinations in downtown Washington, D.C. With its impressive, newly restored 43,000 square feet of sweeping ballrooms and elegant meeting rooms, events at The Mayflower take on a certain sophisticated aura, awash in a history rich with credentials, timeless luxury and service that complements the importance of your guests and your event.

Events

Events at The Mayflower take on a certain sophisticated aura, awash in a history rich with credentials, With grace and ease, The Mayflower welcomes events for 20 or 2,000, delighting guests with elegant and versatile venues and timeless luxury that epitomizes what a Washington hotel should be.

Legendary Weddings

Set in some of the largest and most elegant Dupont Circle event space, a wedding at The Mayflower carries the rich tradition of blissful celebrations in a storied setting.

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