House of Sweden is a Swedish masterpiece on the banks of the Potomac River, the only venue in Washington, D.C., where clients have a choice of caterers and panoramic views of the river, Kennedy Center, Air Force Memorial and Watergate Complex.

With over 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, we are able to accommodate groups from 2 to 500 guests in a unique minimalist Scandinavian environment in the heart of historic Georgetown. Please note that we are not able to host weddings and other private social events, such as birthdays, anniversaries and mitzvahs.

If you are interested in hosting an event in House of Sweden, please contact Ulrika Frank, Event Center Manager, Embassy of Sweden, at eventcenter@gov.se with ‘Event Request’ in the subject line.

Room descriptions

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Anna Lindh Hall

Meeting capacities
Dimension (ft.)
32x57
Size (sq. ft.)
1840
Size (sq. m.)
171
Height (ft.)
10
Banquet
100 pers
Theater
100 pers
Reception
100 pers
With its sliding glass doors opening up to a stone terrace and a stunning view of the Potomac River and Rock Creek, Anna Lindh Hall is House of Sweden’s most popular space.

The hall - with its spacious lobby, flanked by two 10 ft. high running waterfalls - is an ideal setting for business receptions and banquets or for seated theater-style settings for any project presentation, panel discussion or seminar.

Reception
Banquet Seating
Theater Seating

Alfred Nobel Hall

Meeting capacities
Dimension (ft.)
44x61
Size (sq. ft.)
2670
Size (sq. m.)
248
Height (ft.)
9
Banquet
180 pers
Theater
180 pers
Reception
180 pers
The spacious Alfred Nobel Hall, in black box theater style, is the perfect space for receptions, seminars and conferences.

In addition, its excellent acoustics and audio and visual equipment makes it a supreme space for concerts and performances where a stage or a dance floor are available for setup. The hall can be divided into two separate spaces which can be used individually or combined.

Banquet Seating
Conference Seating
Classroom Seating
Theater Seating

Conference Room 1

Meeting capacities
Dimension (ft.)
22x15
Size (sq. ft.)
340
Size (sq. m.)
32
Height (ft.)
8.5
Conference
14 pers
Room 1, an intimate conference room on House of Sweden’s first floor, is ideal for smaller meetings or as a breakout room at a larger event.

The room comes equipped with a projector and can comfortably accommodate up to 14 people.

Conference Seating

Conference  Room 3

Meeting capacities
Dimension (ft.)
21x17
Size (sq. ft.)
350
Size (sq. m.)
33
Height (ft.)
9
Conference
14 pers
Room 3, with its natural light flowing into the room, holds the latest in presentation and communication equipment for business meetings, video conferences and executive interviews.

The room may be used individually or as a breakout room during bigger events.

Conference seating
Av specs

86” Sharp interactive 4K LED screen with 6840X2160 resolution. Monitor has built-in audio, touch screen capability (when connected to USB), with built-in white board. Can connect via HDMI and USB connections conveniently located in the conference room table, or through the wireless USB dongle.

Crestron UC-SB10CAM video conference smart sound bar and camera. This unit, once connected to a laptop via the conveniently located HDMI and USB connections in the conference room table, enables the camera, speakers and microphone to show up as USB audio and video devices in any web or app based video conferencing systems (ie; Zoom, Skype, Go to Meeting, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, etc.).

Conference Room 4 & 5

Meeting capacities
Room 4
Room 5
4 + 5
Dimension (ft.)
27x33
32x57
48x33
Size (sq. ft.)
870
475
1340
Dimension (ft.)
81
44
125
Banquet
9
9
9
Banquet
40 pers
-
60 pers
Conference
34 pers
16 pers
16 pers
Reception
50 pers
-
80 pers
Classroom
28 pers
16 pers
50 pers
Theater
-
-
74
Rooms 4 & 5, with their moveable walls and maximum flexibility, can be tailor-made to be used separately as two mid-sized rooms or together as one spacious room.

Separately, Rooms 4 and 5 are ideal for conferences, meetings and breakout rooms and, combined, they are a perfect choice for a reception overlooking House of Sweden’s beautiful garden to the north and the reflective pools to the south.

Conference seating
Conference Seating 4+5
Classroom Seating
Theater Seating
Classroom Seating 4+5

The Atrium (Lounge)

Meeting capacities
Dimension (ft.)
65x20
Size (sq. ft.)
1300
Size (sq. m.)
130
Height (ft.)
9
Banquet
60 pers
Reception
100 pers
Located on House of Sweden’s first floor, the Atrium is in the center of all the halls and conference rooms – a perfect space for informal gatherings, evening cocktail receptions and buffets.

With a great view of Rock Creek, highlighted by both indoor and outdoor reflective pools and separated by a floor-to-ceiling glass wall, guests may mingle both inside the Atrium and step outside on the stone walkway overlooking the creek.

Lobby layout