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Gold Coast Room

The glorious 6,838 square foot Gold Coast Ballroom overlooks stunning Lake Michigan. At nearly the same size as Buckingham Palace's Balloom, The Drake Hotel's Gold Coast Ballroom is fit for any regal occasion. The largest of The Drake's Ballrooms can accommodate up to 900 guests.


Please speak with your Event Manager regarding specific event space and capacities with a dance floor.

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Grand Ballroom

The Grand Ballroom was originally built in the roaring twenties for The Charleston craze: the floor is literally equipped to put a spring in your step. The Grand Ballrooms luxuriously appointed 5,214 square foot interior is akin to walking into history—modernized.

The Grand Ballroom overlooks Walton Street and is outfitted for a live band and second story photography—a spacious setting for an intimate wedding.

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French Room

The French Room has undergone many changes over the years, now our most intimate ballroom, The French Room was originally The French Restaurant.  

The French Room’s hand-crafted ceiling and hand-painted column molding complement the silk wall coverings, crystal-basket ceiling chandeliers, satin damask draperies and custom carpet. Situated directly next to The Gold Coast Ballroom, The French Room boasts the same stunning views of Lake Michigan and Oak Street Beach.

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