Hillel House

The Florence & Chafetz Hillel House offers a variety of rooms available, some with views of the Charles River. The physical space of the Florence & Chafetz Hillel House is beautiful; you will be charmed. Three chapels, open spaces, and a striking dining room make Hillel House a great location for everything from meetings, conferences, lectures, cultural events, bar/bat mitzvahs, and wedding ceremonies.


Feel free to contact us—our professional staff can help match your event to the perfect facility and arrange all the details.

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Hillel House Details

213 Bay State Road
Boston, MA 02215

(617) 353-7200


Getting Here

Hillel House is located on the Boston University campus at 213 Bay State Road . Guests can easily get here via Storrow Drive, I-90, and public transportation.

Seating & Capacity

Hillel House offers a variety of rooms with many seating and floor configurations for sit down meals, receptions, and lectures.

River Room

  • Seated Meal: 50
  • Reception: 90
  • Lecture: 90
  • Board Room: 25

Castle Room

  • Seated Meal: 50
  • Reception: 90
  • Lecture: 90
  • Board Room: 20

Bay State Road Room

  • Seated Meal: 40
  • Reception: 80
  • Lecture: 65
  • Board Room: 20

Kosher Dining Room: 100
Second Floor Lounge: 115
Gallery & Lobby: 110

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Available Services

Audio-Visual Equipment

Convenient & Reasonable Parking

Close to Public Transportation

Kosher Catering

Free WiFi

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Types of Events That Work Great Here

Social Celebrations & Weddings

We know it is important for everything to be perfect when celebrating life’s milestones. From the perfect space to a dedicated, experienced staff, BU makes it easy to relax and enjoy. Learn more

Corporate Events

No matter what type of event you have planned, you’ll find Boston University has the appropriate hall rentals in Boston, MA, as well as a tireless staff with the experience necessary to make it a success. Learn more