The Oliver House can accommodate parties for 20-72 people. We are more than willing to add a vibrant touch to your event with linens and decorations. Book one of our unique event spaces today for your rehearsal dinner, corporate function, holiday party, bridal or baby shower, small-scale wedding, family gathering, birthday party, or retirement celebration!
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Bistro by day and private banquet room by night, The Café provides an upbeat downtown atmosphere for your dinner or cocktail party. Courtyard access adds a little fresh air to your event, while the private bar featuring a full selection of Maumee Bay brews on draught is sure to raise discussion among your guests.The Café is limited to a buffet style dinner and is available for private party reservations after 5:00pm.
The Fireside Room
This cozy room features a fireplace as well as one of the original fire doors from the 1920s when the building was used for manufacturing light fixtures. It is also decorated with a photograph taken from the roof of the Oliver House as Toledo soldiers were marching off to fight in the Spanish American war in the late 1800s.
The Historic Lobby
A unique curved room boasting high ceilings and ample natural light this room was the original hotel lobby when the Oliver House opened in 1859. One of the original hotel safes is still in place above the bar. Below the safe is a bar -exclusive to your event- with a decorative antique cash register resting against the wall. This luminous room provides an upscale atmosphere for any private function.
The Ottawa Room
Located on the 2nd floor, along the Ottawa street side of the building, this room was originally two separate hotel rooms when the Oliver House first opened its doors in 1859 as Toledo’s first premier hotel. It includes a working fireplace on the far side of the room in addition one of the original fireplaces that has since been bricked off. The intricate mural on the wall provides an artistic touch to an exquisite dinner party.
The Riddle Room
The boardroom structure of this room makes it perfect for business occasions as well as intimate dinners. It is named after Edward Riddle of Riddle Lighting Co. who purchased the building in 1919, and specialized in manufacturing light fixtures for the upper class during the 1920’s.
With a beautiful view of the Middle Grounds, this room is the perfect spot for an afternoon bridal or baby shower. Fresh lunch options from the Café can be followed with delightful treats from our patisserie.