meetings & events

  • drawing room

    Drawing Room Private Dining
  • drawing room

    Drawing Room Boardroom
  • drawing room

    Drawing Room Cocktail Function
  • the cellar

  • deluxe suite 1.1

    Deluxe Suite Private Dining
  • courtyard

    Courtyard Private Dining
  • courtyard

    Courtyard Private Dining
  • cornerbar

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meetings & events

A special occasion deserves an imaginative response. Boasting five convivial and elegantly appointed event spaces, Hotel DeBrett is an iconic choice for a memorable experience.

Whether corporate or social – from product launches to family milestones where you can kick up your heels – we have unique spaces to offer your guests:

  • The Drawing Room’s chic elegance
  • The Cellar, warm and secluded
  • Deluxe Suite 1.1, an eclectic mid-century modernist vibe
  • The Courtyard, with its soaring glass atrium and rustic European charm
  • Cornerbar, vibrant and informal

We’d be delighted to help you plan something special, whatever the occasion or size; our spaces cater from an intimate table of ten through to 32 guests. You can discover more below, or call Briar on 09 925 9000 to discuss how we can create something special for you and your guests to remember.

drawing room

Located on level 1, with easy access to both O’Connell and High Street entrances. The Drawing Room is ideal for an intimate gathering of up to 32 delegates. By night, the space can be transformed into a chic cocktail venue for up to 40 guests. The room is equipped with built in projector, screen and whiteboard.

the cellar

Located below street level, the Cellar is a warm and inviting space refurbished in the distinctive DeBrett’s style. The boardroom table seats up to 12 delegates, and the additional soft seating is perfect as a breakout area or for morning and afternoon tea. A projector, screen, flip chart and electronic whiteboard are included.

deluxe suite 1.1

Featuring natural daylight, Deluxe Suite 1.1 is ideal for a meeting of up to 10 delegates in a boardroom setup, and includes built in projector, screen and flatscreen TV.


Our rustic European style Courtyard is an internal space with a soaring glass ceiling and minimal furnishing. Separated from the main Atrium by a heavy curtain, the Courtyard is ideal for an intimate lunch, dinner or high tea event for up to 14 guests, or a cocktail function for up to 20 guests.


Our vibrant street level bar on the corner of Shortland and High Street is where retro meets modern, perfect for informal gatherings, networking events or a quiet drink with colleagues. Exclusive use options by arrangement.

food & beverage options

We can cater for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea in your meeting space, and 3 course set menus, and an array of warm and cold canapes for private dining and cockail parties. All food and beverage selections to be confirmed at least 10 days prior to the function date.

guest accommodation rooms

We offer 25 guest rooms & suites which are individually designed in a mid-century modern style, show-casing contemporary New Zealand arts & crafts, overlaid with 21st century comforts.

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Please contact our events team on 09 925 9000, email or complete the form below.

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