ROOM by SWATCHROOM

1527 9th St NW Washington, DC
Max Capacity: 100 people
ROOM by SWATCHROOM is a boutique event venue located in the heart of Washington, DC in the historic Shaw neighborhood, just walking distance from the Convention Center, as well as the bustling shops and restaurants of the 14th Street and U Street corridors. ROOM lives in the former headquarters of award-winning design, art, and fabrication firm, SWATCHROOM, a company that redefines the traditional design/build paradigm and stands as a leader at the intersection of high end interior design, art curation, and custom fabrication. ROOM is an extension of its parent company, SWATCHROOM. As a venue, ROOM’s mission is to make a contribution to Washington DC’s landscape of traditional event venues as well as to its creative community by offering a unique, versatile space to potential renters and local entrepreneurs and artists. The former design firm, turned art gallery, turned event venue is one of a kind. ROOM is a versatile venue perfect for a myriad of events including, but certainly not limited to: Cocktail Parties, Book Signings, Gallery Shows, Receptions, Corporate Retreats, Dinner Parties, Baby Showers, Birthday Celebrations, Meetings and small Conferences, Mitzvahs, Bridal Showers, Wedding Receptions, Workshops, and more. Like its founders, ROOM is a venue ready for transformation. Sun-lit high-ceilings, modern finishes, first-class tech offerings, original and curated artwork by nationally and internationally acclaimed local artists, and an artistic yet subtle decor aesthetic make the venue a breath of fresh air. ROOM features three event spaces including a Main Gallery, a Flex/Staging Room, and an Outdoor Lounge. ROOM and its concierge-level staff can manifest any event vision, from classic to contemporary, and everything in between. AMENITIES: Separate 1000 sq ft staging venue located directly adjacent to ROOM On-Site Coordinator Available Easy Load-in / Load-out Rear Garage Door to Alley and Staging Area Rear Outdoor Venue Space 2 ADA Compliant Restrooms 2 Display Storefront Windows Central Heating and Air Conditioning Sink (Water Source) in Event Space 220V Electrical Connection in Event Space (for Convection Cooking) CAPACITY 40-50 Standing 20 Seated Dinner 20 Workshop Total 1000 sq ft of Event Space TECH One 50” 4k TV WiFi with Airplay Music System (with 3.5mm Jack Connection) Gallery Track Lighting
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Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • High Speed Internet
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Pets Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Facility Location Setting: ROOM is walking distance from the Convention Center, 14th Street, and the U Street Corridor. The venue is a 7 minute walk from the Green & Yellow Metrorail lines at the Shaw/Howard University Stop, and the Mt Vernon Sq/7th St Convention Center stop.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 100
  • Nearest Airport: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 4
  • Number of Suites: 4
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 450
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 1,000
Laurel, MD  
Capacity: 620
We are a full service banquet hall specializing in weddings, Traditional African weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah's, Quinceanera's, Sangeets, Henna parties, business & corporate functions. We have two very large halls (the largest seating up to 400 guests) and a modern foyer for all your event needs and we are setting the standard in first class service. Please call us between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. to schedule a guided tour of our banquet halls and to check on your date availability. What Comes With Both Halls 8 hour rental up till 3:00 a.m. (this is actual party time not setup or cleanup time) Gold Chiarvari Chairs 72" Round Tables Rectangular Tables Movable Stages Movable Bar Dance Floor Very large prep kitchen Restroom attendant 2 large dressing rooms (Only In The Ellicott Hall) We set up the hall before your event We clean up after your event Parking attendants to show your guests where to park (if your guest count exceeds 150) * You can extend most party past 3:00 a.m. at additional costs Hall Capacity The Columbia Hall - Seats up to 220 guests banquet style The Ellicott Hall - Seats up to 400 guests banquet style Please see pricing packages below.
Fredericksburg, VA  
Capacity: 750
The Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center is the premier full service hotel and meeting facility in the Fredericksburg area. We specialize in Weddings, Family Reunions, Military Reunions, Association Conventions and Annual Meetings, Corporate Retreats, Sales Meetings and Distributor Meetings and Religious events. Conveniently located off of Interstate 95, at Exit 130 B, 50 miles from DC and Richmond, located in Central Park Fredericksburg and Celebrate Virginia and surrounded by shops, entertainment restaurants. Minutes from Old Town Fredericksburg and our quaint historic district and civil war battlefields, 15 miles from the Marine Corps Museum and 25 miles to Kings Dominion Amusement Park. Enjoy our outdoor seasonal pool, and 194 rooms including Wired and Wireless Complimentary High Speed Internet. All rooms also feature mini-refrigerators, balconies or walkouts and microwaves. We feature the largest convention space together with hotel accommodations within a 50 mile radius with over 12,000 sq. feet of meeting space. We can accommodate any group up to 600 people for your event, wedding or convention. For your down time, visit our fitness room, Ledo Pizza and Pasta or Shannon’s Lounge. Looking for the perfect venue for a wedding, contact our wedding specialist, Bonnie Martin.
Washington, DC  
Capacity: 450
Blackfinn Ameripub is the perfect place for groups, fundraisers, or to celebrate anything you'd like to celebrate! We’ll help you host a flawless party with personalized party menus, beverage packages and full AV capabilities.
College Park, MD  
Capacity: 500
$500-$3,000 per event
MilkBoy ArtHouse is a performance venue, restaurant and craft bar where the campus and community can gather, connect and explore. MilkBoy ArtHouse's intimate urban hangout will offer a fresh take on contemporary cool where residents and students all feel at home. Consistently eclectic, MilkBoy ArtHouse's top-quality entertainment will range from contemporary, global pop, indie rock and jazz to world music, film and more! Versatile spaces of various sizes ensure just the right venue for your event!
Sterling, VA  
Capacity: 200
$25-$64 per person
Compass & Anchor Club is conveniently located near Dulles International Airport, Routes 28 and 7, where we have been Sterling's leading full service wedding reception site for nearly 30 years. Our club is available for wedding receptions and ceremonies, birthday parties, anniversaries, holiday parties, corporate meetings and events or any other celebration. Located in a historic, fully renovated dairy barn, the Club features beautiful hardwood flooring, an upper loft, lots of natural light and a beautiful center staircase for a grandiose entrance - perfect for a wedding ceremony. Whether you are planning a special event such as anniversary, graduation or a birthday party let our Event Professional assist you with your preparations. We will propose a menu that is appropriate for your specific taste and budget. Without a doubt, we will have the type of food that will provide your guests with a high quality culinary experience. We can also create a menu around a particular theme room set-up and culinary presentations are the tools that we use to make your "theme" event fun, festive and memorable for everyone.
Baltimore, MD  
Capacity: 100
$30-$40 per person
Luna Del Sea is proud to offer the highest quality of fresh seafood brought in by local fisheries, the freshest organic vegetables and produce brought in by local farmers and purveyors as well as grass fed beef and poultry from local markets. Not only does Luna Del Sea do catering and fine dining, but we do event planning for you. If you are looking for someone to handle your event from top to bottom, we are happy to provide that service - saving you both time and money in the process. Luna Del Sea also offers a wide variety of settings to cater to your dining needs. We offer an elegant white tablecloth dining room, a casual and comfortable outdoor seating area, an intimate patio and elegant ballroom. Luna Del Sea can cater to any event, whether it be business lunches, romantic dinners for couples, dinner parties and casual socials. Luna Del Sea also offers a full ballroom that can be used for larger parties, social gatherings or private events. Our management staff, service staff, and chefs will be more than happy to accommodate any of your service needs and desires. ** No outside caterers allowed **
Hyattsville, MD  
Capacity: 400
All Saints Banquet Center is one of the premier banquet halls in Maryland. Make a choice based on budget and need from our two large banquet halls. Our banquet halls can be used for weddings, business, birthdays, quinceaneras, bar/bat mitzvahs, and so much more. Our expertise in event planning and rentals gives us an edge above our competitors. Our experienced staff are readily available to ensure your event success. We are sophistication with modest cost!! Follow us on Twitter! @ASBCLydel
Bethesda, MD  
Capacity: 100
$600-$3,000 per event
The Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC / Bethesda is nestled in the heart of chic, downtown Bethesda, MD. This bustling urban district is just seven miles northwest of Washington, DC, and home to nearly 200 restaurants, two live theatres, 20 art galleries, and some of the best shopping in the Nation's Capital. The hotel is conveniently located three miles from Glen Echo Park and only one block south of the Bethesda Metrorail's Red Line Station, which puts you and your guests only minutes away from famous DC attractions like the Smithsonian Institute, Washington Monument, U.S. Capitol, and the White House. Our hotel offers a comfortable, contemporary oasis with direct access to the hotel's Mezzanine level where you can host your Wedding Rehearsal, Brunch, Welcome / Hospitality Reception, and Bridal Shower. All 216 guest rooms feature: complimentary wired and wireless Internet; large work desk with convenient, desk - level outlets, and ergonomic Mirra chair by Herman Miller; two dual - line phones with data port and voicemail; complimentary remote printing to the business center; refrigerator and microwave oven; seating area and high definition LCD television; Sleep Deep with our revolutionary Garden; Sleep System bed (in many rooms) - providing pressure - free comfort with adjustable firmness settings; and fresh and fluffy white duvet and high thread count linen. Call or email today to reserve your Guest Room Block - rooms are filling fast! And see the Deals section to take advantage of our Wedding Perk Packages!