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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Hall?

Looking to rent an event hall for a wedding, corporate event, or another large get-together? One of the first questions you’ll think of might be: “How much does it cost to rent a hall?” From what types of halls are available to how to rent a hall, we’ve got your guide to hall rentals.

Why do people rent halls? 

Many use banquet halls for conferences or weddings that need plenty of space and amenities for guests. Banquet halls often come with multiple rooms and ample space for attendees to dance, interact, and, of course, eat! There is a list of reasons that people choose banquet halls as their venue, including they’re versatile and easy to decorate.

You may think of a banquet hall being housed in a hotel. While many banquet halls rentals are in hotels, there are also other options to finding the perfect banquet hall for your event. We’ll go into some of these other offerings and answer the question, “How much does it cost to rent a hall?” later on in the article. 

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How to rent a hall

Whether you’ve rented dozens of venues or this is your first, figuring out how to rent a hall can be challenging. Hotel chains and local hotels don’t want you to know how much their banquet halls cost until you’re already invested. Plus, it’s hard to find decent photos and information on their websites. 

Another resource to use to find the ideal banquet hall rental is Peerspace — the world’s largest online marketplace for meeting and event spaces. With Peerspace, you don’t have to wonder, “How much does it cost to rent a hall?” Every venue has the price per hour posted on each listing. You can also see venue amenities, high-quality photos, and real reviews from past renters.

Whether you’re looking to host a birthday party, company retreat, or family reunion — Peerspace hall rentals are your top option. All you have to do is type in your city and type of event. Then, dozens of incredible hall and venue rentals will be curated just for you. You can also filter the venues further in case you need a rooftop, kitchen, or outdoor patio. 

Types of halls 

Banquet halls don’t have to be dark and stuffy — i.e., the hotel halls you remember from back in the day (that still haven’t been renovated). Halls like this beauty in downtown Los Angeles, CA, show that you can have a bright, creative space for less cost than a typical hotel banquet hall. This one comes with plenty of A/V equipment, as well as chairs and tables for all types of events. The 3,000 square feet of space can be used for weddings, professional workshops, or product launches. Take a look at this review from a past renter who used the space for a company off-site: 

“This space is such a gem, as is [the host] Julie. My first experience with Peerspace and Julie set the bar high. From beginning to end she made herself available. She answered all of our questions in a timely manner and was very accommodating with our needs both prior to, and during our event. The space was clean and looked exactly as it did on Peerspace. There was plenty of parking and the area is very secluded and quiet. I highly recommend renting this space for your event or meeting.”

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Take a look at this two-level hall in Chicago with a secret garden and room for up to 100 guests. You get so much more with venue halls on Peerspace — including use of a full kitchen and several stunning rooms like this one. 

Peerspace venues are versatile and you can talk directly with the host, who can help you plan your dream event exactly to your liking. Venue hosts are known for their attention to detail and helpful advice throughout the rental process. Here’s a satisfied renter who hosted a baby shower in the aforementioned Chicago space: 

“We had a wonderful baby shower event! The space in West Town was perfect for our group of over 50 people. Light, airy, charming space and numerous amenities… Enough room for family and friends to mingle comfortably. Working with Kahrin, our main contact, was really special. Being a novice at planning something like this, her help was invaluable… The event went smoothly-no issues-but it was reassuring to know she was close by if we needed her. In the end, family and friends had a great time in a wonderful space, everyone was happy!”

The Peerspace Concierge service can help find the best entertainment in your area, as well as caterers, equipment, and more. Just let us know what you need and we’ll handle the rest. Now, to answer the question, “How much does it cost to rent a hall?” 

How much does it cost to rent a hall? 

Renting a hall can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000 or more. As we mentioned, it’s difficult to get an estimate from hotels that rent out their halls. Peerspace hall rentals always list the price per hour — which typically ranges from $300 to $800 an hour, depending on the venue size and location. Peerspace halls not only cost less than that of hotels, but they give you a lot more amenities. Many venues on Peerspace include tables, chairs, on-site management, and even discounts for renting more than a few hours.

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