Meetings & Events


Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, our landmark hotel is a gathering place of unparalleled elegance and service – a legacy dating all the way back to 1926.

With over 13,500 square feet of renovated event space, The Read House provides a truly unique setting for meetings and celebrations. Our stunning Silver Ballroom is rich with period details, including original Waterford Crystal chandeliers and intricate silver leaf mouldings.

Whether you’re planning an intimate board meeting for 12 people or a stylish dinner banquet for over 300 guests, our flexible venues can be tailored to suit virtually any gathering. An additional 185,000 square feet of event space is available at the Chattanooga Trade and Convention Center, just three blocks away.

The Read House boasts more than a dozen meeting rooms that come fully equipped with the latest audio-visual technology and support staff, ensuring that every business presentation flows seamlessly.

When you book an event at The Read House Hotel, our experienced meeting planners and catering team are on-call to provide the finest personalized service for you and your group. Our staff will work with you to customize catering menus for luncheons, coffee breaks, dinners, cocktail hours and more.

Book your next event at Chattanooga’s only historic hotel, and leave the planning to us.


Holiday Celebrations at The Read House

Book a group event in December at The Read House and enjoy a $100 Bridgeman’s Chophouse Gift Card. Book a December event of 50 people or more and receive one complimentary overnight stay in addition to the $100 gift card!

*Gift certificate for Bridgeman’s Chophouse and/or overnight stay must be consumed within six (6) months of receipt. Gift Certificates will be distributed upon the execution of the contract. Overnight stay is valid for a standard king or standard double queen guest room and is based on availability. Blackout dates may apply.


  • In-house audio-visual equipment, including set-up and technical support Experienced event planners on site
  • In-house catering and banquet team
  • Group rates for event attendees staying at the hotel
  • Convenient downtown location
  • 11 miles from Chattanooga’s airport
  • Wireless, high-speed Internet is available in all meeting rooms
  • Along Chattanooga’s free electric trolley route

Testimonies:

“The Read House has done much more than bring the hotel back to life – it has brought a higher level of customer service through an engaged and caring staff.  My events have gone off without a hitch and the feedback I receive from participants has been very complimentary.  For many, it was their first experience at the Read House and a very positive one at that.”  – Tim Daugherty, CMP



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The Read House

107 W MLK Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Tel: (423) 266-4121