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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunions
Leisure Travel
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Retreat/Camps

About

Founded in 1824, Kenyon is the oldest private college in Ohio. Considered to be one of the country’s most beautiful campuses, this thousand-acre campus is on the National Register of Historic Places. Click here to read our brochure and learn more about our incredible Gambier, Ohio event venue. Consider incorporating a piece of history into your meeting or conference when you hold your next corporate gathering at one of our sought after venues.

Kenyon College offers excellent facilities, outstanding services, and an attractive location for conferences, camps, weddings and retreats.

Our Gambier, Ohio facilities are available for rental on a limited basis by individuals or outside organizations when students are in residence. The majority of use by outside organizations takes place in the summer, fall and spring break periods.

Food & Beverage Options

Peirce Dining Hall

Peirce Hall is the destination dining hall for the Kenyon Community. An all-you-care to eat facility, Peirce offers all guests a menu focused around the fresh, local produce, dairy, grains and proteins. Purchasing over 42% of our products locally, we have built and maintained strong relationships within Gambier and the surrounding communities. We welcome you to join us and enjoy all the great meals that Peirce has to offer.

Kenyon Inn Restaurant

Enjoy Knox County's only 4-star dining in an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere. Sample fine wines, and end your meal with a créme bruleé "to die for." And yes: we intentionally ended the previous sentence on a preposition... we are a literary place, after all!

The Gambier Deli

A New York style deli on the campus of Kenyon College.

The Village Inn

| Menu

The Village Market

With its comfortable front-room booths and gleaming bar,The Village Inn offers sandwiches, salads, entreés and bar service.

A small market with a recently expanded deli located in Gambier.

Accommodations

  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 1000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1500
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Hanna Residence Hall

34 (2 Singles, 17 Doubles, 15 Triples) Rooms | 81 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Leonard Residence Hall

83 (20 Doubles, 55 Singles) Rooms | 89 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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North Campus Apartments

185 (46 4-person apts, 6 8-person apts) Rooms | 232 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Old Kenyon Residence Hall

95 (44 Singles, 49 Doubles, 2 Triple) Rooms | 148 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Weaver Cottage

4 Rooms | 4 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Bushnell Residence Hall

South-campus dorm, with close proximity to the Kenyon Athletic Center and Peirce Dining Hall. Rooms are split between two floors and divided into 4 halls, with a communal bathroom per each hall. Well-equipped for social groups with full access to a well-lit and comfortable lounge, complete with cable TV, as well as a kitchen in the basement. 
30 (4 Singles, 24 Doubles, 1 Triple) Rooms | 55 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Caples Residence Hall

98 (50 Doubles, 48 Singles) Rooms | 148 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Gund Residence Hall

44 (3 Singles, 41 Doubles) Rooms | 85 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Lewis Residence Hall

47 (14 Singles, 33 Doubles) Rooms | 78 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Manning Residence Hall

30 (4 Singles, 24 Doubles, 2 Triples) Rooms | 58 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Mather Residence Hall

96 (16 Singles, 71 Doubles, 9 Triples) Rooms | 185 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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McBride Residence Hall

94 (16 Singles, 69 Doubles, 9 Triples) Rooms | 181 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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New Apartments

108 (24 4-person apts, 8 6-person apts) Rooms | 144 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Norton Residence Hall

47 (14 Singles, 33 Doubles) Rooms | 80 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Taft Cottages

36 (12 4-person apts) Rooms | 48 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Watson Residence Hall

29 (17 Singles, 12 Doubles) Rooms | 41 Beds

This accommodation has A/C

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Kenyon Inn

The Kenyon Inn is Kenyon's premier hotel, which offers 4-star dining services as well as facilitating private events, such as corporate meetings or weddings. It boasts a main dining room and lounge, in addition to a private dining room (Paul Newman Room) that can seat approx. 35 guests.  Guest rooms may include either one king sized bed, or two full-sized beds; the restroom may include a tub if requested, and one room offers a handicap accessible tub/shower. The kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a Sunday brunch. 

For more information, please visit the website: 
http://www.kenyoninn.com/
30 Rooms

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Fitness Center
In-House Catering
Linens
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Taxi
Theater Seating

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

Eaton Center North,

209 Chase Avenue,

Gambier Gambier, 43022

Transportation

Taxi

Nearby Airport

Port Columbus Int'l Airport - 60 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Port Columbus Int'l Airport - 60 minutes

Parking

Parking on Site: Yes

Nearby Cities

Columbus, OH (45 miles)

Things to Know

Catering

Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

External Catering Allowed: Yes

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: Yes

ADA Accessible: Yes

Technology

Guest Wi-Fi: Fee

Onsite Tech Support: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen