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The Little Great Room
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Zen on 7
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Sidecar
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Metro
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With private event spaces for up to 150 guests, Hotel Metro is a truly unique venue in Southeast Wisconsin. Whether you need to schedule a wedding, intimate board meeting or a luxurious dinner banquet, our expert staff has got you covered.

For larger events, the hotel boasts the elegant Little Great Room and connecting Atrium, totaling more than 2,300 square feet. This space is perfect for wedding receptions, corporate gatherings and formal dinners for up to 125 people.

As one of the only rooftop patios in the city, Zen on 7 offers an enchanting atmosphere with an indoor/outdoor fireplace and colorful gardens. The indoor space with floor-to-ceiling glass windows allows guests to enjoy breathtaking views of downtown sunsets, even on chilly nights.

Smaller groups can take advantage of the private dining room, Sidecar. With space for up to 24 people, this stylish room is ideal for birthday celebrations, rehearsal dinners and business meetings.

Pick METRO for a truly one of a kind event. Featuring large handpainted murals, and a unique floor plan, METRO will leave your guests speechless with space for up to 150 people.

Let Hotel Metro’s event planners help you customize the perfect menu for your special event. Listed below is a full list of catering menus and policies.

THE LITTLE GREAT ROOM

Keeping with the Art Deco style of the 1930s, the Little Great Room features English linen-clad walls, bamboo plank floors and bronze chandeliers draped in Italian silk. A sunlit veranda is connected to the ballroom through a shimmering glass wall, highlighted by a mural of Cannes, France.

  • 1,440 square foot ballroom
  • French-inspired, 920-square-foot Atrium (pre-function space)
  • 90-person capacity for formal dinners
  • 125-person capacity for networking events or receptions

Capacity Information

Banquet: 90 people
Theater: 100 people
Reception: 125  people
Classroom: 60 people
U-Shape: 25 people
Conference: 30 people

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ZEN ON 7

  • 450 square feet
  • 7th floor indoor/outdoor rooftop patio
  • Indoor seating for up to 36 dinner guests
  • Reception events for up to 50 guests
  • Features bamboo flooring, glass tile, marble bar, an indoor/outdoor fireplace
  • Sweeping city views
  • Outdoor social area with seating and rooftop garden

Capacity Information

Banquet: 36 people
Theater: 30 people
Reception: 50 people
Classroom: 30 people
U-Shape: 18 people
Conference: 20 people

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SIDECAR

  • 250 square feet
  • Private dining room in METRO Restaurant & Lounge
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Features large hand-painted mural
  • 60″ Apple TV with digital cable

Capacity Information

Banquet: 24 people
Reception: 24 people
U-Shape: 9 people
Conference: 12 people

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METRO

  • 2,000 square feet
  • Main lobby location
  • Modern décor and striking color scheme
  • Custom leather banquette window seating
  • Unique floor plan, tailored to your needs
  • Large bar and private dining room

Capacity Information

Banquet: 135 people
Reception: 150 people
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Complete our RFP form or call the Hotel Metro sales team at (414) 225-3258 for more information.

HAVING TROUBLE CHOOSING A VENUE?

Utilize all four event spaces! You and your guests can take full advantage of the METRO Restaurant & Lounge, Sidecar Private Dining, The Little Great Room, Zen on 7 and the hotel lobby. Perfect for larger events, social gatherings, and weddings when mingling space is key.