Located in the heart of Grinnell, Iowa, Hotel Grinnell is a modern urban wedding venue. Originally a public school, the building was reimagined by Steve Holtze and Angela Harrington who converted it into a combination of separate event spaces and guest suites in 2016. With contemporary design concepts and a signature industrial-chic flair, this venue offers couples a one-of-a-kind place to mark the beginning of their new lives together.
Forget the prom…you can be “Queen” of your wedding in the fabulously revitalized, gymnasium.
With its polished hardwood floor and original court markings, this is the ultimate update on the best night of your life. No chaperones needed.
Planning your wedding day can be a daunting task; you may just be beginning to think about the kind of day you want; or if you’re the organized type and you’ve been keeping a scrapbook for years, now is the time to put all that planning into action. Our Events team is eager to assist you with all the details of planning your special day!
Our wedding planning services include:
- Personal one-on-one consultations
- Recommendations for select local vendors
- Complimentary tastings for the bride and groom
- Event detailed from beginning to end
- In addition to your reception, we can assist with planning your bridal shower, gift opening, rehearsal dinner and/or arranging accommodations for your guests
Aside from the dynamic wedding venue space located on the premises, Hotel Grinnell also boasts a variety of overnight guest suites. With a wide selection of inventive floor plans to choose from, this hotel has something for everyone. Clean and artfully decorated walls stand out against industrial room accents and hardwood flooring in each room. Available to guests taking advantage of their hospitality facilities is access to always-open fitness and business centers. Concierge and room services accompany all overnight reservations. Hotel Grinnell’s selection of suites include the following varieties:
- King loft and canopy bedrooms
- Double ensuite, loft, and premium queen options
- Penthouse suites
- Bunk bed arrangements
Situated in the downtown district of Grinnell, this venue is located just an hour drive away from urban centers like Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Des Moines. Notable Grinnell attractions that lie close to the hotel include:
- Numerous dining and shopping destinations
- Grinnell’s Central Park
- The Strand Theatre
- Grinnell College
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