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About This Venue

  • A versatile Ballroom with stunning views of Parker’s Piece, for parties, weddings and events

  • Group menus, personally tailored by Chef Director Tristan Welch

  • Central location, with easy access to many of Cambridge’s colleges, museums and galleries

  • An ideal setting for meetings and conferences seating up to 110 guests in cabaret-style

  • Perfect for cocktail receptions up to 200 guests

  • Celebrate a special occasion, with space for up to 180 guests for a dinner

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

Image Attendee Booking Tools

We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

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  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Capacity

Capacity Chart

Convert Feet | Reset
  • Watson
  • 9.2x12.4x3.8
  • 114.1
  • 70
  • 40
  • 40
  • 24
  •  
  • 60
  • Crick
  • 11.2x12.4x3.8
  • 138.8
  • 96
  • 48
  • 68
  • 32
  •  
  • 80
  • Ballroom
  • 20.4x12.4x3.8
  • 253
  • 200
  • 90
  • 120
  • 56
  •  
  • 200

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example
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Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

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E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

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Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

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Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

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Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

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