Plan Your Meeting or Event


Three venues come together to create a memorable, refreshingly original location for your next event.

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A Perfect Location

Our central Iowa location makes Grinnell a convenient gathering place. We are located along Interstate 80 halfway between Des Moines and Iowa City, an easy drive from every corner of the state and beyond. Hotel Grinnell is nestled in the heart of downtown Grinnell. You will be in the center of activity here, within walking distance of numerous independent restaurants, unique shopping, Central Park, the Strand Theatre, and the Grinnell College campus.


Our  ballroom is a fabulous setting for luncheons, dinner receptions, cocktail parties, trade shows, meetings, concerts, conferences, and more. It is the perfect backdrop for both casual and classy events.

Banquet: 300 People
Cocktail: 350 People


The auditorium is an historic venue for theatrical and musical performances, lectures, big screen video presentations/movies, ceremonies and more. The venue is fully equipped with stage and spot lighting and a first rate sound system.

Theater: 450

Outdoor Patio

Host a lovely daytime event or lively evening affair on our outdoor patio. This flexible space is ideal for pre- or post- function events, cocktail parties, and wedding ceremonies. The patio even has overhead string lighting and gas fire pits!

Cocktail: 250 People

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