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Room Descriptions

The Paradise Room

The Smith College Conference Center offers several rooms in varying sizes to fit your event's needs. Rooms can be combined to accommodate larger functions or used separately as needed.


The Paradise Room

130 seated / 160 theater style / 200 guests standing

This room has floor-to-ceiling windows all along the western side, with a spectacular view of Paradise Pond and the surrounding woodland. The room is ideal for any type of meeting and offers the versatility to accommodate a variety of set-ups, including sit-down dinners, cocktail parties, or presentations.

The Paradise Room has a state-of-the-art sound system to accommodate both speakers and entertainers. Sound from the Paradise Room can be made available on the Terrace, in the Directors Room, or downstairs in the Oak Room.

The Directors Room

20 guests seated

This intimate dining room overlooking Paradise Pond is perfect for private dinners, meetings and gatherings of up to 20 guests around one large table.

The Terrace

100 guests standing

The Terrace overlooks Paradise Pond and Smith's athletic fields, offering one of the best views in the area. It is a perfect space for lunches, receptions and parties. The terrace can be booked on its own for a wonderful outdoor event, or can be an optional breakout space for your receptions or meetings.

The Terrace


The Oak Room

64 seated / 80 theatre style / 100 standing

This room is fully equipped with audio visual equipment and is ideal for meetings or presentations (with or without a meal), as well as banquets, receptions, gatherings or dances. The Oak Room has stunning views of the foliage and sunsets.

The Oak Room

The Lounge

25 guests with some casual seating

This room is furnished with comfortable living room furniture and is the perfect spot for a casual meeting or gathering.

The Oak Room and Lounge Combined

125 guests standing

The two rooms are easily combined to create one large space, perfect for receptions, presentations and meetings.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are classically decorated and are perfect for smaller meetings, dinners or breakout sessions. Rented separately or together, these rooms offer privacy and ease of use for any type of event.

Meeting Room A

10 to 12 guests seated

Meeting Room B

5 to 6 guests seated

Meeting Room C

12 to 14 guests seated

Meeting B & C Combined

18 to 20 guests seated