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Events & Spaces

Located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, The Drake, a Hilton Hotel is the premier midwest meetings destination and has more than 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space capable of accommodating five to 600 guests. Our two full-size ballrooms afford grace and elegance with views of Lake Michigan and the city of Chicago, thus making it a perfect space for any receptions, executive board meetings, corporate retreats or large conference breakout meetings.  

With state-of-the-art technology, world-class banquet facilities and hands-on event service managers, The Drake exceeds the expectations of any skilled event planner. The Drake opens its doors to an authentic Chicago experience offering unmatched meeting facilities and services, and ease of access to the city's finest dining, nightlife and tourist attractions. 

 

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Ballrooms

The Drake, a Hilton Hotel boasts several ballrooms/high capacity meeting rooms comprising almost 21,000 square feet.

 

  Width Length Ceiling Height Square Footage School-Room Theater Conference Rounds U-Shape Hollow Square Table Top Exhibits Reception
Gold Coast Room 52'6" 130' 19'6" 6,838 324 500 116 600 113 116 60 900
Grand Ballroom 56' 93'1" 19'6" 5,214 288 500 74 350 84 74 40 500
Walton Room 25'8" 117'2" 11'10" 3,024 150 275 86 210 81 86 20 150
French Room 55' 72'6" 10'4" 3,993 102 200 50 270 51 56 30 400
Drake Room 35' 54' 12'10" 1,890 66 130 30 170 42 30 20 225
*The Walton Room may be separated into half-capacity South and North rooms.          

 

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Mezzanine Meeting Rooms

The Mezzanine Level of The Drake, a Hilton Hotel hosts 11 full-service meeting rooms.

 

  Width Length Ceiling Height Square Footage School-Room Theater Conference Rounds U-Shape Hollow Square Table Top Exhibits Reception
Parkside Room 25' 55'1" 8'10" 1,378 66 106 48 100 45 48 12 80
Superior Room 16'9" 42'7" 8'10" 722 39 60 33 50 33 33 8 40
Ontario Room 15'1" 31'5" 8'10" 476 27 42 24 40 21 24 6 20
Michigan Room 15' 43' 8'10" 645 36 68 33 50 27 33 7 30
Huron Room 17'2" 43' 8'10" 740 39 51 30 50 27 30 8 30
Erie Room 16'7" 33'1" 8'10" 553 36 60 30 50 27 30 7 30
Venetian Room 17' 56'1" 8'10" 954 60 96 50 80 45 50 11 80
Florentine Room 20'5" 18' 8'10" 369 18 33 18 32 15 18 4 20
Georgian Room 17' 58'5" 8'10" 995 60 90 48 90 45 48 10 80
Astor Room 17' 37' 8'10" 629 36 59 30 60 27 30 8 30
Tudor Room 19'3" 29' 8'10" 560 24 45 24 40 21 24 7 30

 

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Boardrooms

For a more private affair, contact an Events Manager about a boardroom.

 

  Width Length Ceiling Height Square Footage Conference
Benjamin Marshall Boardroom 14' 36' 8'10" 504 18
Lakeshore Boardroom 16' 40' 8'10" 640 20
* These rooms are not ADA accessible 

 

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Unique Event Spaces

Unique event spaces provide the perfect backdrop to your event offering ideal space for your meeting, lunch or reception and feature captivating views overlooking the Mag Mile and Lake Michigan. 

 

  Maximum Set with Banquet Tables, furniture removed Existing Set Reception Square Feet
Camellia Room 240 170 350 3,959
Palm Court 280 150 350 3,744
Club International 150 125 350 2,850