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Welcome to the Holbrooke: where modern luxuries blend seamlessly with original architectural features and storied details. Set in the heart of historic Grass Valley with easy access to downtown amenities and a stone’s throw from unparalleled outdoor recreation, the Holbrooke Hotel has been host to unforgettable parties for 150 years – so. let’s celebrate!

Events at The Holbrooke Hotel

Located in the stunning Sierra Nevada Foothills and the center of downtown Grass Valley, this California Historical Landmark Hotel is your all-in-one destination for weddings and events. With 28 beautifully appointed guest rooms (including two stunning suites), an on-site restaurant, two separate bars and communal areas mean you and your guests rarely need to leave the property.


Meticulously renovated in 2020, the Holbrooke offers four event spaces for weddings, social events and meetings. From the intimate lawn of the Purcell House to stately North Star Hall, each space can be uniquely tailored to your needs. Our Event Manager is happy to help coordinate your schedule with all necessary menus and rentals for your occasion.

Group Room Blocks


All your group needs in one place! Your event manager is happy to arrange a block of rooms for your guests. The Holbrooke Hotel main building offers 17 rooms, including two stunning suites. The Purcell House, a beautifully appointed carriage house dating back to 1871, offers 11 unique rooms, three of which can adjoin to accommodate families.



North Star Hall

North Star Hall


With original exposed brick and soaring ceilings, this is the perfect place for a rehearsal dinner or wedding celebration for up to 150 guests. North Star Hall can also be divided to host smaller groups for more intimate social or business gatherings up to 50 guests.

North Star Hall
  • Size: 1,196 sq ft
  • Dimensions: 26×46 ft
  • Capacities:
    • 80 Seated
    • 120 Theater
    • 120 Standing

North Star East

  • 700 sf
  • 26′ x 27′

North Star West

  • 470 sf.
  • 26′ x 18
The Iron Door
The Iron Door

The Iron Door


Reputed to have been both a brothel and a speakeasy, our sexy cellar bar has sumptuous banquettes set against exposed stone walls bathed in amber light. Craft cocktails are served from a back bar featuring the original iron doors that were rumored to lead to a series of underground gold rush era tunnels.


  • Size: 912 sq ft
  • Dimensions: 19×48 ft
  • Capacity:
    • 32 Seated
    • 70 Standing
The Purcell House Lawn

Purcell House Lawn


The stately Purcell House stands watch over a beautiful private garden where you and your friends and family can gather for a casual luncheon, a wedding ceremony or a lazy Sunday brunch.


  • Size: 1144 sf
  • Capacity:
    • 36 Seated
    • 70 Theater
    • 70 Standing
The Purcell House

Golden Gate Patio


Enjoy a leisurely afternoon cocktail hour or Sunday brunch on the Holbrooke Patio, featuring string lights and a fire pit to illuminate nighttime gatherings. Dance under the stars with 100 or so of your nearest and dearest!


  • Size: 1320 sf
  • Capacity
    • 60 Seated
    • 60 Theatre
    • 70 Standing

Suite Two


The Holbrooke’s newest private dining addition, is a blank canvas for more intimate dining experiences, boosts original exposed brick wall and oversized mirror, perfect for hosting a lavish tasting menu, casual reception and micro wedding ceremonies.


  • Size: 459 sq ft
  • Dimensions: 27×17 ft
  • Capacity:
    • 35 Seated
    • 50 Theater
    • 50 Standing

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give me comfort first,
and style afterwards.”

Mark Twain