Women dancing in our event space near Chicago
Special Occasions

Look to Hotel Baker to Make All Your Special Occasions…Special!

At Hotel Baker, we want to make your special occasions even more special. For more than 80 years, our hotel in St. Charles, IL has served as the host for prestigious political galas, charitable events and celebrity weddings. But the most important occasion is yours! From anniversary and birthday parties to rehearsal dinners, bat/bar mitzvahs, fundraisers, and corporate retreats, our event coordinators will work with you to make sure your celebration is perfect from start to finish. We offer assistance in planning everything from your decor to music, unique and traditional cuisine, and on-site lodging options. We look forward to individually planning your celebration and providing your guests with a truly exceptional experience at our event venue near Chicago. It is our objective to make your event a historic success.

Share Your Milestone with Us

Our versatile event spaces are suitable for any type of occasion, and we are well-equipped to accommodate groups of all sizes.

Rainbow Room setup for wedding reception

The Rainbow Room

With its classic columns and distinctive lighted dance floor, this space creates an unforgettable ambiance, perfect for both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations. Accommodating up to 200 guests spanning two levels, it offers a versatile setting for various events and meetings. The stunning views of the Rose Garden and Fox River add to the majestic setting, making every occasion a historic event.

Event attendees in the Rose Garden

Rose Garden & Boathouse

The traditional English rose garden, with its vibrant blooms and lush hedges, creates a beautiful backdrop for daytime gatherings. As evening arrives, the garden is transformed by the soft glow of golden lights among the trees, setting a magical scene. Ideal for family reunions, weddings, or any milestone celebration, this space promises enchanting soirées steeped in beauty and elegance.

Waterfront Room setup for wedding celebration

Waterfront Room & Patio

Reminiscent of a European Courtyard, this intimate space features beautiful marble floors and painted ceilings, with large windows offering stunning Fox River views. The adjoining patio, overlooking the river, provides a serene outdoor setting. Perfect for smaller private events, this space combines indoor sophistication with outdoor serenity. For more details, please contact our expert event planners!

ROX at Hotel Baker, wine & martini lounge in St. Charles, IL

Martini Lounge

A refined and intimate space nestled within the hotel’s historic charm, perfect for exclusive gatherings. Its sophisticated decor and intimate ambiance make it an ideal choice for hosting parties and rehearsal dinners. With its stylish interior, the Martini Lounge provides a unique and upscale atmosphere for guests to mingle and enjoy. Want to hear more about our event venue near Chicago? Please contact us!

What Our Guests Say

What a tremendous event we had at
the Hotel Baker! We did a fundraiser and the staff was on the top of their game from start to finish.

Stephen G, TripAdvisor Review

Our children threw us a surprise
anniversary party and Hotel Baker handled all
of the important details. We were very impressed
with the service, and the dinner was excellent!

Stephen & Anita J, Hotel Review

From high school proms to class reunions
to Bar Association fun times to weddings – 70 years
of memories and all of them excellent!

Judith D, Hotel Review
Group kayaking excursion on the Fox River

Planning a Group Outing?

Treat your guests for a ride on our delightful Martini Boat, or check our guide for more area activities.