Amazing lakefront views, professional staff, impressive food and state of the art facilities is what The Verandah is all about. Thinking outside of the square to produce a successful event that will be remembered, The Verandah will work with you to take away the stress of organising your corporate function.

The Verandah is Hamilton’s premier location in a unique waterfront setting, amongst well maintained parklands, within the Hamilton Lake Domain. Just 5 minutes from the city centre with abundant free parking, The Verandah is a modern state of the art facility with a building flexibility to cater for small intimate groups or large events.

From private business meetings, conferences, exhibitions, seminars to trade shows, product launches and weddings, no matter what the event, our broad expertise and meticulous attention to detail helps ensure success for all clients and deliver outcomes beyond expectations for their guests. From conference to cocktail, The Verandah offers a diversity of configuration possibilities whatever the occasion.

Whether you want to exhibit, entertain, enlighten or educate our purpose-built venue offers endless possibilities and with its prime waterfront location, The Verandah is the perfect spot for fun team building activities.

The Verandah has a broad range of catering options available and it’s all done by their in-house chef’s team. With plenty of selection you will be spoilt for choice or work with the Chef Manager to create your ideal menu taking into consideration your budget and needs. Dietary requirements are always an option. There is also a café on site should guests decide to choose off this menu.

Sophisticated and professional – The Verandah is the smart choice for your next corporate event.

Rooms are set to client specifications. As a standard, rooms include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Adjustable light settings
  • Double glazed sound proof rooms
  • Black-out facility
  • Wall screen, lectern & whiteboard
  • Very comfortable high back upholstered chairs
  • Iced water & mints
  • In-room portable stereo for background music (iPod & MP3  compatible)
  • Registration table & display space in the foyer
  • WIFI available

Please see our room specification sheet for technical data and measurements.

Main Services

At The Verandah we work with other service companies to provide you the very best for your event.

These include:

  • Audio-visual to client requirements
  • Specific printing
  • Linen Services
  • Themes and exhibition displays.

The Verandah out-catering is the smart choice for your next event. Our reputation for great food and service extend to you at your business or home. Our service is based on quality, variety and reliability. If you have a specific request let us know and we can create a menu to suit your requirements.

Facilities and Services


  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • On-site Catering
  • On-site Audio Visual

Layout description

Conference and Function Venues
Full Function Room
Theatre: 220 Classroom: 100
U-Shape: 60 Banquet: 140
Cocktail: 250 Cabaret: 140
Exhibition: 250  

Function Room 1
Theatre: 60 Classroom: 40
U-Shape: 30 Banquet: 50
Cocktail: 80 Boardroom: 30
Exhibition: 80  

Function Room 2
Theatre: 60 Classroom: 40
U-Shape: 30 Banquet: 50
Cocktail: 80 Boardroom: 30
Exhibition: 80  

Full Function Facilities (extended to include dance floor  & exhibition space)
Theatre: 300 Classroom: 200
Cabaret: 250 Boardroom: 100
Cocktail: 350 Banquet: 280
Exhibition: 350 View layout options here


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