The Deacon

The Deacon

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Leisure Travel
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Parties
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


The Deacon is a boutique hotel and event space offering a unique, thoughtfully-curated guest experience, designed for a diverse set of occasions and gatherings. Host an intimate wedding, a family gathering, a holiday party and much more in a breathtaking space full of rich history.

Sometimes a more creative environment makes for a more productive and inspired group. Stage a photoshoot for new products, network with clients, or just have a staycation with the team: The Deacon is meant to foster creativity.

Located in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of Philadelphia, The Deacon is an innovative multi-use space housed in a historic building and reimagined with modern amenities. With minimalist design touches and Bauhaus-influenced features, our space meticulously and thoughtfully pairs old and new. The dynamic setting, encourages creativity, connection, and collaboration.

Eight Bedrooms made for unwinding, exploring, and creating memorable experiences. Each room features luxury bedding and mattresses by Wright, unique layouts, original stained glass windows, Sonos speakers, Wifi and many thoughtfully chosen details.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 175 guests
  • Largest Theatre Style: 150
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 150
  • Largest Seated Reception: 100
  • Largest Standing Reception: 175


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 25
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 8
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Business Services
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Television
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi


Featured Amenities

  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Business Center
  • In-House Catering
  • Laundry
  • Linens
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


1600 Christian Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • SubwaySubway
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Philadelphia International Airport - 17 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Philadelphia International Airport - 17 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: No

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: yes
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: No


WiFi, Sonos speakers, smart TVs, 2 Projectors, Apple TV, Small PA System/2 Wireless Mics

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Microphones
    • Sound System
    • Custom Lighting

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Family Friendly: Yes