Ikoi no ba Meetings

Make your next corporate meeting, group retreat or team building day a memorable one! The Ikoi no ba (meaning “cozy place to gather”), is a charming, intimate space that is ideal for your next business gathering of up to 16 people.

Adjacent to the Ozawa Pavilion teahouse and adjoined by a rear deck, overlooking the beautiful Kurimoto Japanese Garden pond, with double glass doors leading to a large deck and additional bench seating, the Ikoi no ba provides a unique and inspiring environment.

Amenities include a small fully-equipped kitchen (stove, fridge, microwave, dishware, cooking utensils etc.), and seating at tables and chairs for up to 16 people, plus additional outdoor bench seating on the deck. The Ikoi no ba can be rented individually, or together with the Ozawa Pavilion.

Your Ikoi no ba rental includes

  • Admission to the Garden and free parking for all your guests
  • Access to the Kurimoto Japanese Garden (exclusive access for functions outside of regular garden hours)
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Coffee and tea supplies
  • Flip chart, projector and projection screen on request

Additional Information

  • Functions at the Ikoi no ba can be self-catered in the fully-equipped kitchen, or you may choose from one of the Garden’s preferred caterers – contact us for a list.
  • Access to the Kurimoto Japanese Garden (exclusive access for functions outside of regular garden hours)
  • If you wish to serve alcohol at your function you must obtain a license.
  • No tacks, tape or any other items can be affixed to the walls or ceiling
  • Indoor seating for up to 16 guests can be configured in a variety of arrangements; additional seating available on the deck.
  • The Ikoi no ba is also ideal for intimate special occasion gatherings and stand-up style receptions of up to 30.

Rental Rates

Half-day rental | up to 4 hours | $350
Full-day rental | up to 8 hours | $600

In combination with the Ozawa Pavilion:

Half-day rental | up to 4 hours | $625
Full-day rental | up to 8 hours | $925

Prices do not include GST. Rates subject to change. A 50% non-refundable reservation deposit is required at the time of booking. 

Contact Us

For more information or to book, call 780-492-3138 or email uabg.bookings@ualberta.ca