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    Meeting Rooms

From large private conferences to executive retreats, Grand Hotel can meet a broad range of meeting planner needs. In addition to a variety of meeting and off-site dining venues — including many outdoor options — Grand Hotel’s Woodfill Conference Center has six meeting rooms all under one roof.

Theatre venue at Grand Hotel

Theatre

Located in the heart of the Woodfill Conference Center, the Theatre is Grand Hotel’s largest and most flexible meeting room. The space is perfect for large general sessions, exhibits, dinner receptions, and live entertainment such as concerts, performances, and dancing.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 1,000 • Reception: 750
• Classroom: 325 • Dimensions: 88.5′ x 80′
• Hollow Square: 80 • Square Feet: 7,080
• Banquet: 500
Meetings Venues

Gerald R. Ford Conference Room

Named after the Michigan-born former president who visited Grand Hotel while in office, the Gerald R. Ford Conference is located in the Woodfill Conference Center near the Theatre. This room accommodates smaller meetings, breakout sessions, and serves as a perfect space for speaker preparation.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 50 • Reception: 50
• Classroom: 16 • Dimensions: 23′ x 23′
• Hollow Square: 16 • Square Feet: 529
Terrace Room venue

Terrace Room

Equipped with a stage and distinct pre-function area, the Terrace Room creates a regal, intimate setting perfect for meetings, cocktail or wedding receptions, private breakfasts, or lunches. The Terrace Room also serves as the location for nightly live music performed by the Grand Hotel Orchestra.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 350 • Reception: 350
• Classroom: 120 • Dimensions: 74′ x 42.5′
• Hollow Square: 52 • Square Feet: 3,145
• Banquet: 225
Headquarters of the Capitol Club

Headquarters of The Capitol Club

Named after the Michigan trade association, the Headquarters of The Capitol Club is an ideal spot for board meetings and breakout sessions.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 100 • Reception: 100
• Classroom: 48 • Dimensions: 40′ x 22.5′
• Hollow Square: 24 • Square Feet: 900
Straits of Mackinac

Straits of Mackinac

As a part of the Woodfill Conference Center — and in close proximity to the Brighton Pavilion and the Headquarters of The Capitol Club — the Straits of Mackinac is a convenient space for small meetings and breakout sessions.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 50 • Reception: 50
• Classroom: 24 • Dimensions: 27′ x 23′
• Hollow Square: 18 • Square Feet: 621
Brighton Pavilon

Brighton Pavilion

Located in the Woodfill Conference Center, this is an exquisite conference and meeting room used exclusively for meetings. With no air walls, the Brighton Pavilion has the flexibility to be arranged for general sessions, board meetings, breakout meetings, and exhibits.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 350 • Reception: 350
• Classroom: 120 • Dimensions: 74′ x 42.5′
• Hollow Square: 52 • Square Feet: 3,145

Other Meeting Rooms

Grand Pavillion venue

Grand Pavilion

Located at the north end of the Main Dining Room, our newest meeting room boasts an array of state-of-the-art technology making it the most accommodating facility for large meetings and general sessions. The space is also ideal for private meal functions and wedding receptions.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 375 • Reception: 450
• Classroom: 150 • Dimensions: 53′ x 68′
• Hollow Square: 70 • Square Feet: 3,604
• Banquet: 200
Cottage Restaurant

Cottage Restaurant

Beautifully decorated, the Cottage Restaurant is the ideal venue for private meal functions, whether it is breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The space is also ideal for small breakout sessions.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 120 • Reception: 100
• Classroom: 50 • Dimensions: 71′ x 17′
• Hollow Square: 40 • Square Feet: 1,207
• Banquet: 80
Pontiac Room venue

Pontiac Room

Located off the east end of the dining room, the elegantly decorated Pontiac Room displays classic French doors that open to a secluded porch area. This space is ideal for private meal functions.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 20 • Dimensions: 31′ x 22′
• Classroom: 36 • Square Feet: 682
• Reception: 50
Main Dining Room with long table

Main Dining Room

Overlooking the Straits of Mackinac, the Main Dining Room is available for private use for full house conventions. The space is set daily for breakfast, the Grand Luncheon Buffet, and dinner for all guests..

Seating and Dimensions

• Banquet: 1,500
• Dimensions: 202′ x 45′

The Honorable Frank J. Kelley Conference Room

The Honorable Frank J. Kelley Conference Room

Named after the long-time State Attorney General, the Frank J. Kelley Conference Room creates a timeless boardroom setting for hosting executive board meetings or serving as a conference headquarter office.

Seating and Dimensions

• Conference Seating: 14
• Dimensions: 32′ x 24′
• Square Feet: 768

Museum Meeting Room

Museum Meeting Room

Located at the east end lower level of the hotel, the Museum Meeting Room is decorated with a unique collection of hotel memorabilia and is the ideal setting for small breakout sessions or conference registration.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 40 • Reception: 50
• Classroom: 16 • Dimensions: 24.5′ x 20.5′
• Hollow Square: 24 • Square Feet: 504
Tables and chairs in the Heritage Hall meeting room

Prosecutor’s Heritage Hall

Named in honor of the Prosecuting Attorney Association, who has met at Grand Hotel for over 75 years. Heritage Hall, located just off the Garden Terrace, is an accommodating setting for small meetings or breakout sessions.

Seating and Dimensions

• Theatre Seating: 40 • Reception: 30
• Classroom: 12 • Dimensions: 20.5′ x 20′
• Hollow Square: 12 • Square Feet: 430
• Banquet: 20
A long hallway in the Garden Terrace

Garden Terrace

Located at the east end lower level of the hotel, this iconic reception area overlooks the hotel’s beautiful terrace-level garden and serves as the ideal spot for conference registration or exhibits.

Seating and Dimensions

• Reception: 100
• Dimensions: 50′ x 17′

A catered table overlooking the bridge on the porch

West Front Porch

Lined with geraniums, the hotel’s signature flower, and home to breathtaking views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge, the West Front Porch creates a pristine ambiance. It’s a memorable location for cocktail receptions or nuptials.

Seating and Dimensions

• Reception: 500
• Dimensions: 330′ long

Front porch view of the lawn and lake

East Front Porch

Overlooking the Tea Garden and The Jewel golf course, the East Front Porch offers a breathtaking view of the Straits of Mackinac. Lined with geraniums, the hotel’s signature flower, it’s a memorable location for cocktail receptions or nuptials.

Seating and Dimensions

• Banquet: 50
• Reception: 500
• Dimensions: 330′ long

Off-Site Dining

Gate House

The Club Room at The Gate House

Conveniently located off The Gate House patio, this bright space is ideal for a casual luncheon or dinner, while still being close to downtown and the entertainment located inside the main restaurant. The Club Room has a private restroom, direct access to the patio, and can comfortably seat up to 30 guests.

Seating and Dimensions

• Banquet: 30 • Dimensions: 36.25′ x 11.25′
• Reception: 30 • Square Feet: 407
The Gate House Gazebo

The Gate House Gazebo

Enjoy a rehearsal or event in a fun, casual atmosphere. Conveniently located between Grand Hotel and the downtown area, The Gate House Gazebo is a private, covered outdoor area perfect for parties of 50 or less.

Seating and Dimensions

• Banquet: 50 • Dimensions: 26.5′ x 26.5′
• Reception: 75 • Square Feet: 702
The Chalet at Woods

The Chalet at Woods

A quaint, Bavarian-themed room at Woods Restaurant offers a unique dining experience for up to 60 guests. The large windows feature views of the natural environment on Mackinac Island. You also have use of the Woods Patio, ideal for an outdoor cocktail hour prior to your luncheon or dinner.

Seating and Dimensions

• Banquet: 60 • Dimensions: 39′ x 18.67′
• Reception: 80 • Square Feet: 728

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