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Where is the Hampshire House Located?

Hampshire House is located in the heart of Beacon Hill, overlooking the Boston Public Garden. 84 Beacon St, Boston MA O2108

When can I come in for a tour of the venue? 

We are available based on our event schedule, by appointment only. Please reach out to to schedule a tour or call (617) 227-9600

How many guests can you accommodate at the Hampshire House?

Our second-floor space, consisting of The Library and Baker Bar, can seat 100 guests for a plated meal and up to 200 for a reception-style event. 

Our third-floor space, consisting of the Thayer, Abbott, and Codman rooms; can seat 60 guests for a plated meal and up to 100 for a reception-style event.

Is your space Handicap Accessible? 

There is a wheelchair lift at the front entrance of the building, as well as two elevators to each level and a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.

How is your space sold?

Our space is sold by floor with a food & beverage minimum and rental fees per floor. These rates vary by the time of day and date of your event.

Our space does not require a minimum guest count. Rather, we apply a food and beverage minimum. Should your actual charges be less than your established minimum, the difference will be billed to you as an open charge.

How Long Can My Event Be? 

Social events are given a 4-hour timeframe with the possibility of extending. Please contact your event coordinator for extension fees.

Corporate daytime meetings are based on an 8-hour timeframe.

What will the Hampshire House provide?

With our kitchens located on each floor, the Hampshire House is proud to offer full in-house catering.

Our experienced sales coordinators will guide you in planning your menus, the timeline for your event, and floor plans.

In addition, we provide tables, chairs, staffing, glassware & cutlery, linens, votive candles, table numbers, menu cards, and complimentary coat checks.

I have guests with allergies and dietary restrictions. Can you accommodate this?

Our culinary team makes every effort to accommodate allergies and dietary restrictions. Please provide this information when planning your menu.

What AV do you provide?

The Hampshire House is happy to service any audio-visual requirements.

Do you have any outdoor space?

While we are directly off the Boston Public Garden, we do not have outdoor space or seating available.

Can I bring in my own vendors, such as Entertainment, Photographer, Videographer, or Florist?

You may choose your own vendors or you can view our preferred vendors on our website. If you opt for a vendor not on our preferred list, we require the industry standard of their Certificate of Insurance.

Please note that our live entertainment license is for a maximum of five performers (musicians and vocalists).

Is The Hampshire House available for filming?

The Hampshire House can be booked for filming depending on availability. For more information, please contact a sales coordinator at or at (617) 227-9600.

What is the closest parking garage?

We are just a .25mi walk away from the Boston Common Garage, located between the Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden, located at 0 Charles Street, Boston MA 02116 

Please speak with a sales coordinator for information on discounted parking validations.

Are there hotel accommodations close to the venue?

Whitney Hotel, The Newbury, Liberty Hotel, Four Seasons, Omni Parker, Park Plaza, Cambridge Marriott

What are the dimensions of each space and how many guests can you accommodate?




Grand Library: 1100 sq. ft., 50’x22’

Baker Bar: 575 sq. ft., 23’x25’

Thayer: 544 sq. ft., 32’x17’

Codman: 264 sq. ft., 22’x12’

Abbott Bar: 286 sq. ft., 22’x13’

Seated Capacity