Hotels in D.C. with banquet capacity of 500 people or more

Banquet (sit-down at tables) event for 500 or more in a single room.

Many of the hotels have multiple banquet hells that can seat more than 500 people. Note that Fight Night is a standing reception event, and not a sit-down banquet event.

 

1. Capital Hilton

1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Presidential Ballroom  7,776 sq ft  108.00' x 72.50' Banquet Seating for 650

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/hotels/meeting_space.jhtml?ctyhocn=DCASHHHl

 

2. The Fairmont, Washington, DC

2401 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

Grand Ballroom Banquet Seating for 540

http://www.fairmontmeetings.com/assets/fairmont/worldwide/AdvancedRoomFinder.shtml?city=Washington&state=D%2EC%2E&country=USA&guests=0&meeting=0

3. Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20057

Grand Ballroom 109x97 10,573 sq. ft. Banquet Seating for 870
http://www.acc-guhotelandconferencecenter.com/meetings/

4. Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Independence Ballroom 110'x159' 17,490 sq. ft. Banquet Seating for 1,648

http://grandwashington.hyatt.com/hyatt/images/hotels/wasgh/capacity.pdf

5. Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001

REGENCY BALLROOM 115’ x 98’ 11,388 Banquet Seating for 1,030

http://washingtonregency.hyatt.com/hyatt/images/hotels/wasrw/capacity.pdf

 

6. JW Marriott

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004

Grand Ballroom 180x76 13,680 sq. ft. Banquet seating for 1,100

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/floor-plans/wasjw-jw-marriott-washington-dc/

7. L’Enfant Plaza Hotel

480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington, D.C. 20024

Grand Ballroom 5355 105' X 51' Reception space for 800

http://www.lenfantplazahotel.com/meetings_and_events/floor_plans.html

8. The Madison
1177 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005

Dolley Madison Ballroom 3,296 sq. ft. 68' x 49' Reception space for 500
http://www.madisonhoteldc.com/pdf/MadisonLR.pdfton, DC 20005

9. Mandarin Oriental
1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20024

Grand Ballroom 8,298 sq. ft. Banquet seating for 550
http://www.mandarinoriental.com/washington/meetings/meeting_space/

10. Washington Marriott at Metro Center

775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

Grand Ballroom 6,421 sq ft  127’x51’ Banquet seating for 500

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/floor-plans/wasmc-washington-marriott-at-metro-center/

11. Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
Regency Ballroom - 17,130 sq. ft. Banquet Seating for 1,500
http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/WashingtonDCShoreham/MeetingFacilities/SpecificationsAndFloorPlans.aspx

12. The Mayflower Renaissance
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW · Washington, DC 20036
Grand Ballroom 7,656 sq ft 132’x58’ Banquet Seating for 700

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/floor-plans/wassh-the-mayflower-renaissance-washington-dc-hotel/

13. Renaissance Washington DC
999 Ninth Street NW · Washington, DC 20001

Grand Ballroom 19,032 sq ft, 122x156 Banquet seating for 1,300
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/travel/wasrb-renaissance-washington-dc-downtown-hotel/

14. The Ritz-Carlton Washington DC

1150 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037

The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom 10586 sq ft.  86’ x 123’  Banquet seating for 840

http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/WashingtonDC/Meetings/RoomDetails/Default.htm

15. W Washington DC

515 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004

Great Room  -  99.0' x 65.0'  6,205sq. ft.  Banquet Seating for 500

https://www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/property/meetings/overview_map.html?propertyID=3279

 

16. Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20009

International Ballroom  35,525 sq. ft. 145' x 245' Banquet Seating for 2,670

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/hotels/meeting_space.jhtml?ctyhocn=DCAWHHH

17. Washington Marriott Wardman Park

2660 Woodley Road NW · Washington, District Of Columbia 20008 USA

Marriott Ballroom Salons 234’x89’ Banquet Seating for 2,800

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/travel/wasdt-washington-marriott-wardman-park/

Here are other hotels that can handle 500 reception style:

 

1. Embassy Suites Washington DC Convention Center

900 10th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Capital Ballroom 5,568  sq. ft. 32' x 174' Reception space for
 700

http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/hotels/meeting_space.jhtml;jsessionid=LTNWFWG4NHECGCSGBJC222Q?ctyhocn=WASCCES 

2. Four Seasons
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007

Corcoran Ballroom 59' x 79' 4,602 sq. ft. Reception space for 500
http://www.fourseasons.com/washington/meeting_results/ 

3. The Liaison Capitol Hill
415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001
The Metropolitan 80' x 55' 4,400 sq. ft. Reception space for
 550
http://www.affinia.com/imgs/Meeting-Floor-Plans/The-Liaison/New-The-Liaison-Meeting-Insert.pdf 

4. Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Avenue, Washington, DC 20001
Grand Ballroom 87’ x 44’ 3850 sq. ft. Reception space for
 700
http://www.washingtoncourthotel.com/meetings-and-events 

5. Washington Marriott
1221 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

West End Ballroom 110x44 4,840 sq. ft. Reception space for 600
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/floor-plans/waswe-washington-marriott/

6. Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle, Washington, DC 20005

Federal Hall  70’ x 58’  4060 sq. ft. Reception space for 500
http://www.washingtonplazahotel.com/meetings/capacity-chart.cfm 

7. The Westin Washington DC City Center

1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
National Ballroom 53’ x 130’ 6272 sq. ft.
Reception space for 600

http://www.westinwashingtondccitycenter.com/capacity-chart

8. Willard Intercontinental
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004

74 X 64  4,736 sq. Ft. Reception space for 600
http://www.intercontinental.com/intercontinental/en/gb/locations/hotel-features/event-facilities/meeting-rooms/washingtondc-thewillard