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Known as one of the most historic hotels in Washington, D.C., the Willard InterContinental maintains 22,000 square feet of event space.

Venues

Known for its contemporary luxury, historic charm, sophisticated style, and first-class service, The Willard InterContinental is one of Washington’s most eminent venues. From exquisite ballrooms to elegant and intimate spaces overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, the Willard InterContinental’s 19 distinctive spaces provides a distinguished setting for both corporate and social events.

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Crystal Room

For over a century, the Crystal Room has played host to many of Washington D.C.’s most elegant social and corporate events. From sophisticated receptions and lavish galas, to prestigious conferences and annual meetings, the Crystal Room offers 2,560 square feet and provides a stunning backdrop for an unforgettable event. Exuding spectacular opulence, the Crystal Room’s design motif includes mottled green columns, crystal-dripping chandeliers, ornate hand-carved gold leaf crown molding, and antique drapery.

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  • Banquet 210
  • Classroom 120
  • Reception 250
  • Conference 45
  • Crescent
    Round 126
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 60
  • Theatre
    Style 250

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  • The Crystal Room

Willard Room

The Willard Room, whose intricate design and exquisite oak paneling, brass and bronze chandeliers, and grey columns reflects the craftsmanship of a bygone era, offers a distinguished setting for meetings and events for up to 350 people. Once known as The Willard’s fine dining restaurant, the Willard Room features 3,120 square feet. and is one of the most historic and celebrated venues at The Willard.

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  • Banquet 220
  • Classroom 140
  • Reception 350
  • Conference 60
  • Crescent
    Round 132
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 68
  • Theatre
    Style 325

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  • The Willard Room
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Grand Ballroom

 Few venues in D.C. rival The Willard’s Grand Ballroom with its buttercup yellow, pale blue, and soft green hues, beveled mirrors, crystal chandeliers, and beautifully hand-painted mural. Featuring 4,736 square feet, with an additional 2,176 square feet in the ballroom’s separate entrance foyer, the Grand Ballroom is one of Washington’s most notable venues for conferences, receptions and galas.

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  • Banquet 450
  • Classroom 250
  • Reception 600
  • Conference 50
  • Crescent
    Round 270
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 80
  • Theatre
    Style 450
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Pierce Room

Named after Franklin Pierce, the 14th president of the United States and guest of The Willard’s in 1853, the Pierce Room offers 1,984 square feet and is popular favorite among guests looking to host mid-size meetings.  Boasting luxurious rich oak paneling and antique brass chandeliers, the Pierce Room exudes contemporary luxury and historic charm. Located on the hotel’s lower level, this notably quiet meeting space can connect to the Buchanan Room, when available and at an additional cost, providing an additional 1,156 of meeting space.

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  • Banquet 200
  • Classroom 100
  • Reception 250
  • Conference 45
  • Crescent
    Round 120
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 60
  • Theatre
    Style 220

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  • Pierce Room

The Nest

Known historically as both the Ladies Lounge (circa 1901) and the old Tea Room, The Nest has evolved and expanded to become one of The Willard’s premier event spaces. Located above the Round Robin Bar on the hotel’s mezzanine level, The Nest is 900 square feet and is an ideal setting for intimate gatherings, including baby and bridal showers, birthday and anniversary luncheons and dinners, small wedding ceremonies, as well as post wedding brunches. Offering an abundance of natural lighting through its floor-to-ceiling windows, with views of Pennsylvania Avenue, The Nest exudes an air of elegance, warmth, intimacy and tranquility.

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  • Banquet 90
  • Classroom 45
  • Reception 110
  • Conference 30
  • Crescent
    Round 54
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 34
  • Theatre
    Style 80

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Corporate Rounds

  • The Nest

Grant Suite

Named after Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President to the United States and frequent guest to The Willard, the Grant Suite is 510 square feet overlooking 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and features floor-to-ceiling windows, an entrance parlor with private restroom, and a hand carved faux fireplace. From small meetings to cocktail receptions for up to 60 people, the Grant Suite is an ideal setting for an intimate event.

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  • Banquet 24
  • Classroom 18
  • Reception 60
  • Conference 20
  • Crescent
    Round 18
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 14
  • Theatre
    Style 28

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  • Grant Suite
  • The Grant Suite

Peacock Lounge

Located directly off of Peacock Alley, across from the Crystal Ballroom, the Peacock Lounge is an interior meeting room offering 1,276 square feet, perfect for the most private of meetings. A bi-level room, the Peacock Lounge features an entrance foyer on the first level, ideal for a registration area, with the room’s main meeting area located below. Whether booked by itself or in conjunction with the ballrooms across the hall, the Peacock Lounge serves as a great space for pre-dinner receptions, a VIP hospitality suite, or a smaller breakout space.

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  • Banquet 60
  • Classroom 40
  • Reception 200
  • Conference 30
  • Crescent
    Round 36
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 30
  • Theatre
    Style 60
  • Peacock Lounge
  • Peacock Lounge

Buchanan Room

Located on the ballroom level, the Buchanan Room offers 1,156 square feet of space with the unique ability to connect to four additional meeting spaces via interior connecting doors, including the Grand Ballroom Foyer, the Grand Ballroom, the Pierce Room and the Garfield Room. Offering great flexibility in room set and a natural flow between adjoining rooms, the Buchanan Room is commonly used not only for the food and beverage component of a meeting taking place in the Pierce Room, but also as a supporting space to an event in the Grand Ballroom. Connecting to the Grand Ballroom’s entrance foyer, the Buchanan Room serves as a convenient location for a ballroom’s pre-function event, such as a reception, or as an expanded space to the ballroom foyer’s set-up.

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  • Banquet 100

  • Classroom 60
  • Reception 150
  • Conference 28
  • Crescent
    Round 60
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 30
  • Theatre
    Style 90

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Classroom

  • Buchanan Room

Garfield Room

An ideal venue for a small breakout room, VIP hospitality suite, or as the space for the food and beverage component of a meeting in the Buchanan Room, the Garfield Room is often booked in conjunction with a larger meeting. Located on the ballroom level, this room is 416 square feet and offers a quiet, intimate space perfect for 30 people or less.

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  • Banquet 30
  • Classroom 25
  • Reception 50
  • Conference 20
  • Crescent
    Round 18
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 20
  • Theatre
    Style 40
  • Garfield Room

Fillmore Room

Located on the ballroom level, the Fillmore Room features 465 square feet and is well designed to hold small breakout meetings, serve as a hospitality suite for visiting VIPs, as well as provide the office space needed by your event team to execute your in-house program while also having access to your meeting attendees.

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  • Banquet 30
  • Classroom 30
  • Reception 70
  • Conference 20
  • Crescent
    Round 18
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 20
  • Theatre
    Style 40
  • Fillmore Room

Taylor Room

Tucked away on the far end of the ballroom level, the Taylor Room features 600 square feet and is often used as a breakout room, boardroom-style meeting space or hospitality suite. With convenient access to the hotel’s VIP entrance, the Taylor Room offers a high level of discreetness and quiet.

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  • Banquet 40

  • Classroom 40
  • Reception 75
  • Conference 24
  • Crescent
    Round 24
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 24
  • Theatre
    Style 50
  • Taylor Room

Chase Room

An interior space located on the 2nd floor, the Chase Room is 416 square feet and lends itself well as a boardroom-style meeting room for 20. Combined with the neighboring Douglas Room through an interior door, the Chase Room serves as a perfect space for the food and beverage component of a meeting in the Douglas Room.

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  • Banquet 30
  • Classroom 24
  • Reception 50
  • Conference 20
  • Crescent
    Round 18
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 20
  • Theatre
    Style 40
  • Chase Room

Douglas Room

Offering 768 square feet, the Douglas Room can accommodate meetings with up to 60 people. Commonly set in a hollow rectangle, banquet rounds, or crescent rounds, the Douglas Room is a great mid-size breakout room used in conjunction with a larger program. This room can also be combined with the Chase Room via an interior door, providing an additional 416 square feet of space perfect for an adjoining breakout space, food and beverage component or registration area.

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  • Banquet 60
  • Classroom 40
  • Reception 75
  • Conference 28
  • Crescent
    Round 28
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 30
  • Theatre
    Style 80

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Classroom 

  • Douglas Room

Taft Room

Featuring 780 square feet, the Taft Room is the second largest meeting space on the 2nd floor. Located among six other smaller spaces, The Taft Room is a great mid-size breakout room used in conjunction with a larger program. This room can also be combined with the Stone Room via an interior door, providing an additional 400 square feet of space perfect for an adjoining breakout space, food and beverage component or registration area.

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  • Banquet 60
  • Classroom 40
  • Reception 75
  • Conference 28
  • Crescent
    Round 36
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 30
  • Theatre
    Style 80
  • Taft Room

Stone Room

Located on the 2nd floor, the Stone Room offers 400 square feet and is an interior room well suited for small meetings of up to 30 people. With the ability to be connected to the Taft Room, the Stone Room also serves as a great venue for the food & beverage component or registration area for a Taft Room meeting.

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  • Banquet 30
  • Classroom 24
  • Reception 50
  • Conference 28
  • Crescent
    Round 18
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 20
  • Theatre
    Style 40
  • Stone Room

Brandeis Room

Located on the 2nd floor, the Brandeis Room offers 512 square feet and is an intimate space ideal for 20 people or less. Featuring ornate woodwork, a crystal chandelier, and natural lighting the Brandeis Room is the ideal venue for an executive boardroom or small breakout room.

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  • Banquet 30
  • Classroom 30
  • Reception 60
  • Conference 20
  • Crescent
    Round 18
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 20
  • Theatre
    Style 50
  • Brandeis Room

Holmes & Hughes Rooms

Featuring an abundance of natural light on the 2nd floor, the Holmes and Hughes Rooms are two separate spaces that can be combined via an inner air wall. A unique attribute, this air wall offers great flexibility in room set when booked together, particularly for those meetings with an accompanying food and beverage component. With 580 square feet. the Holmes Room is often selected as the location for the meeting, with the Hughes Room functioning as the space for food and beverage or a registration area.

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  • Banquet 60
  • Classroom 30
  • Reception 70
  • Conference 24
  • Crescent
    Round 36
  • Hollow
    Rectangle 20
  • Theatre
    Style 70
  • Holmes & Hughes Rooms (combined)
  • Holmes Room
  • Hughes Room

The Willard Atrium

The Willard Atrium & Courtyard is compromised of two spaces. The semi-private, glass enclosed indoor atrium, is seamlessly wrapped between the Willard InterContinental and the Willard Office Building, flooding this unique space with natural light. The adjoining seasonal outdoor courtyard is a lush, terraced oasis conveniently hidden between the two buildings. These spaces are utilized simultaneously allowing guests to flow freely between an indoor and outdoor environment contingent on weather conditions.

  • Reception 200
  • Willard Atrium