The John Marshall Ballrooms

The ​Grand Restored Ballrooms 

The Hotel John Marshall opened in 1929 as the largest hotel in Virginia. Its rooms welcomed Elizabeth Taylor, Mary Tyler Moore, and Elvis Presley along with political figures such as Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Carter. After sitting vacant for over 20 years (save a few attempts to open) the building recently underwent a $80 Million renovation, spanning two years of construction to strip it back to the bones and restore it to its original 1920's grandeur.

The Marshall Ballroom

The elegant Marshall Ballroom 

will wow your guests with

nine vintage crystal chandeliers 

& three walls of grand, thirty-foot windows. 

The lead-paned glass encased in elaborate hand-crafted molding emulates that classic Richmond feel.

The Virginia Ballroom 

Lit by the magnificent original chandeliers, 

the balcony overlooking the ballroom is perfect 

for your grand staircase entrance,

continuing thru the ballroom & your adoring guests, 

take your first swirl on the 

27x27 hardwood dance floor.

Why Choose Us

Stunning Lobby for Cocktail Hour

Elegant Dressing Suites

 Clubroom and Overnight Suite

Delicious Catering from 

Homemades by Suzanne

All of your event needs 

Chairs, Linens, China, 

Set-up & Clean-Up