A landmark venue, now available for private and intimate events.
The Patterson Mansion, once owned by socialite Eleanor Josephine Medill “Cissy” Patterson, has been the venue of choice for Washington’s elite for over a century. Its halls have hosted presidents and pioneers, from President Calvin Coolidge to aviator Charles Lindbergh. Located directly on DC’s iconic Dupont Circle and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Patterson Mansion is the premier venue for intimate to grand events.
Restored and renovated with a blend of neoclassical heritage and contemporary sophistication by award winning designer Darryl Carter. The mansion features curated arts and spectacular spaces that will enchant your guests.
Entertain with ease with delectable menus prepared by one of our preferred catering partners. From tasting menus to full-service banquets, our vendors can craft superb dishes and anticipate your every need.
Entertain to Scale
The mansion has stunning spaces to entertain from intimate to grand. The potential is unlimited. Welcome guests into your own personal mansion.
we cannot recommend The Patterson Mansion enough!"
A Versatile Venue
Join the Patterson Mansion Social Club
We’re opening up our exclusive membership so you can stay connected and be productive during these uncertain times. Member benefits include:
Start the day right with daily continental breakfast from 7:30AM-9AM.
Fast WiFi is available 24 hours a day in our social spaces, along with cable TV so you’re connected.
Gourmet Coffee Bar
Our Gourmet Coffee Bar is open 24 hours a day and features a range of espresso and tea drinks.
Get unlimited printing in the Library, which is open as a business center for 24 hours a day for your convenience.
Access to Social Spaces
Our social spaces are perfect for meeting with a client or having a drink with a friend.
Exclusive discounts on hotel stays and private events.
Seasonal Cocktail Program
Access to our exclusive bar and seasonal cocktail programs
*We ask that guests follow DC Guidelines for social distancing and remain 6 feet away from other guests and staff while using the common spaces.
Interested in becoming a member? Contact us today to learn more and sign up.
Accommodations for Your Guests
The Patterson Mansion is housed within Oakwood Suites & Studios Dupont Circle Washington DC.
This dual-branded property offers 92 fully furnished residential units blending neoclassical heritage and contemporary sophistication. Well-suited for both short or extended stays, you and guests of your event can select from a range of spacious studio apartments and suites with special rates for groups.
Book your next event at the mansion