Inspired and Inspiring Events in Waterloo Region

Strategic planning, teaching, learning and networking…they all get an infusion of energy at The Walper Hotel. Since 1893, we’ve been Kitchener’s centre for commerce and trade — a premier downtown setting for meetings and dealmaking, for shop talk and goal setting.

Following our sweeping transformation in 2016, the Walper Hotel is once again the epitome of style and sophistication, with service unmatched in Waterloo Region. 

Meetings, Corporate events, and all manner of functions in between like executive retreats or week-long conferences are our specialty.

Plan an Event in Kitchener at The Walper Hotel

Barrister's Lounge Meeting Room The Walper Hotel
Crystal Ballroom Meeting Room The Walper Hotel
Cellar at Walper hotel
Oak Room Meeting Room The Walper Hotel
King Conference Meeting Room The Walper Hotel

Getting down to details doesn’t need to be dull. Our unique venues in Kitchener-Waterloo set the stage for inspiring events and creative conversations.

At our boutique hotel, you’ll find 6,000 square feet of newly refurbished space that seamlessly blends our historic architecture and ambience with every audiovisual gadget necessary for crystal clear presentations, videoconferencing and more.

Your dedicated Events Coordinator will help you choose the perfect room, then see to outfitting it with anything and everything you need. Enticing banquet meals and meeting breaks are planned by your Catering Coordinator to arrive hot, fresh and precisely on time.

Your guests will find the best of downtown Kitchener at their doorstep, with shopping,  attractions, restaurants and nightlife close at hand, perfect for unwinding after a productive and inspiring day together.


Our meeting rooms are filled with historic character, natural light and comfortable, contemporary furnishings.We have state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, and most importantly, our rooms come stocked with extremely helpful and delightful staff.

For convenience and versatility in meeting rooms, Waterloo-based Walper Hotel really delivers. Having all of its 6000 square feet of meeting space located on one floor makes holding conventions here truly accessible. 

Beyond the modern amenities, sophisticated dining, exquisite accommodations, and selection of meeting room facilities, The Walper Hotel is also ideally situated  in the heart of Kitchener’s oldest neighbourhood, granting your attendees access to a myriad of  entertainment options, restaurants and other attractions.  Our Events Coordinator can work with you to ensure that all the finer details are taken care of. Meeting rooms, Waterloo & Kitchener team building activities and tours and special tourist packages are all available.  We also offer custom catering options, from coffee breaks to buffets, and packages that can be tailored to your exact needs.

Flip through our lookbook!

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  • ROOMS Total SQ FT room size ceiling FT Classroom Theatre banquet reception conference U-Shape H-Square
    Crystal Ballroom Lounge 2052 57x36 12 150
    Walper Library 738 18x41 10 40 50 50 75 50
    King Conference Room 1050 50x21 10 50 80 50 70 26
    Oak Lobby 741 19x39 12 50 100 60 100 100
    Barrister's Lounge 756 42x18 10 25 25 30 50 60
    Crystal Ballroom 3008 94x32 13 150 275 220 300 275 60 90
    Oak Room 651 31x21 10 30 50 40 60 24
      • 6,000 square feet of newly renovated event space
      • Dedicated Catering and Events Coordinator from start to finish
      • High-speed wired and wireless internet in all rooms
      • Customized meeting packages available
      • Deliciously unique and fully customizable breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, meeting breaks, and plated meals
      • Planning for off-site group outings, recreational activities or team building activities
      • Group rates for event attendees staying at the hotel
      • Abundant natural light and high ceilings (The Walper Library excepted)
  • One of our extremely happy and helpful Events Coordinators would be thrilled to provide you with a proposal for your meeting or conference at The Walper Hotel. Please complete the Request for Proposal form below and we will contact you shortly.

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