Function Spaces

Special occasions, conferences, meetings…

The General Washington Hotel is the perfect place for your next special event. We have a range of spaces to suit gatherings of any size and style, from corporate events, intimate sit down dinners to cocktail parties, wedding receptions, birthdays, engagements or social events, we can make it happen. Our staff are always on hand to make sure everything runs smoothly with impeccable service and a memorable time guaranteed.

Contact us today about your next event or submit an enquiry via our online form below.

The Function Room

Located upstairs is our dedicated function space with views of the Newcastle Harbour & Foreshore Park. It is the ideal space for celebrating a birthday, engagement, wedding reception or corporate event. We also have a private bar upstairs that will be staffed for the duration of your event. The space is equipped with it’s own sound system, projector, tv screen and microphone plus WIFI.

The Captain's


Our stylish yet relaxed dining area makes it the ideal space to host smaller intimate functions from milestone birthdays to business lunches. Located downstairs next to the bistro, the Captain's Room can hold a maximum of 30 guests for a sit-down function. We can offer full table service or share platters for guests to help themselves.

The Galley


This family friendly dining area is the perfect area for more casual get togethers with groups of up to 50. Located downstairs at the back of the venue. We also have a children's play area to keep the little ones busy. We can offer a mix of seated and standing space with a full-service food and beverage package.

Book a Function

Please book a function/event using by calling us to book at 02 4928 1145

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