About Carmens Group


Lakeview by Carmens is owned and operated by Carmens Group, a leading hospitality brand in Hamilton.


Established in 1978, Carmens Group delivers unforgettable hospitality experiences in over 10 distinct, full-service venues: Carmens Banquet Centre, C Hotel by Carmens, Baci Ristorante, Hamilton Convention Centre, Lakeview, fig&lemon Catering in Hamilton, and the Arlington Hotel and River’s Edge in Paris.


At the core of Carmens Group is a love of people. From our guests, to our employees, to our community outreach, this sentiment is demonstrated in all that we do. Through our Carmens Group Cares program, we support organizations such as Good Shepherd, City Kidz, United Way, and Charity of Hope. This passion, paired with a love of our community, has continued to make our organization successful for four decades.

C Hotel by Carmen’s

The C Hotel by Carmen’s is a chic, 52 room hotel with modern amenities and an onsite Italian restaurant. Alongside accommodations, the hotel offers two intimate event spaces including a rooftop lounge and patio.


Baci Ristorante

Baci Ristorante is a lively and modern Italian restaurant offering wood oven pizzas and inventive takes on authentic Italian dishes.


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Carmen’s is a grand wedding and event venue able to accommodate over 800 guests. As Hamilton’s most popular venue, it is known for its timeless interior, exceptional cuisine, and warm service.


Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s

The Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s is a distinctive and spacious facility designed specifically for meetings, conventions and conferences.


fig&lemon Catering

fig&lemon is Hamilton’s first purveyor of the freshest seasonal ingredients and masters of modern twists on continental classics. No matter the size of the occasion, fig&lemon guarantees food and service beyond the realm of exceptional.


Arlington Hotel

The Arlington Hotel is a historic hotel set in the quaint town of Paris, Ontario. Guests can expect a one-of-a-kind experience that blends refined hotel comfort, impeccable service, culinary excellence, and a love for history, literature and creating rich experiences that leave guests with lasting memories.


River’s Edge at the Arlington

Located on the edge of the Grand River and filled with small-town charm, River’s Edge is truly a venue unlike any other. Surrounded by an array of stone buildings and scenic views, River’s Edge is truly a memorable spot to say ‘I Do”.