Event Venue Hire in Dublin

Searching for a private venue for a party or special event in Dublin? Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge has multiple options available for all events.

Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is an ideal private party venue in Dublin for hosting a whole range of events. We can accommodate all types of private parties and special occasions from small gatherings, afternoon tea with friends, birthdays, communions, awards nights, work gatherings, and any other celebrations you can imagine.

We can cater for up to 250 guests* and there are multiple function rooms to choose from including Thomas Prior Hall, 1880, The Courtyard, The Grandstand Bar and Restaurant, and our beautiful lawn.
*Dependent on set up requirements


Thomas Prior Hall

Thomas Prior Hall can hold up to 300 guests in a drinks reception-style event and 170 guests banqueting style event*. It is the perfect private event venue for hire, suitable for numerous occasions like award ceremonies, team nights, gala dinners, christenings, birthdays, civil ceremoniesweddings, anniversaries and retirements.
* Dependent on set up requirements

Thomas Prior Hall is a unique venue for the perfect party or event. Our distinctive and impressive features include high vaulted ceilings, original crystal chandeliers, stained-glass windows with a modern interior.

Alongside modern finishes such as PA system, air conditioning units, an inbuilt lighting system, a stylish private contemporary bar, and a unique hearth feature, private kitchen, and natural daylight with an option for black-out blinds.

The idyllic setting of this venue will make your special event a little bit more special.



The 1880

The 1880 at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is an intimate venue ideal for small gatherings, family functions, and corporate entertaining. The glass-lined walls and rich furnishings provide a cozy ambience unlike any other venue in Dublin.

The 1880 is named after the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone of the Masonic Female Orphan School which occurred in 1880.

The 1880 is an unforgettable experience. Whether it is an anniversary, birthday, corporate event, or just simply private dining, you will not be disappointed.


Events and Parties We Cater For

Christmas Parties

Celebrate this Christmas in style with your work colleagues. Catering for private Christmas parties or shared corporate Christmas parties in Dublin. Read more now.


Christmas Parties

Private Parties and Gala Dinners

Organise an event in one of Dublin’s most eye-catching venues. Suitable for Gala dinners, award nights and any other large events.



Communions and Confirmations

Enjoy special occasions with your family and friends with multiple function rooms to choose from, catering from small to big gatherings. Discover more now.



Funeral Lunches  

Suitable for funeral receptions in the Dublin area for small or large private gatherings. Let the Clayton team take care of all the essential details.


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Plan Your Event With Us

For more information, call +353 16 681 111 or email cb.ballsbridge@claytonhotels.com.



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