Business Meetings

Grand Ballroom

Steeped in rich history, this magnificent and flexible 5,671-square-foot venue offers the perfect setting for meetings by day and entertaining by night.

Grand Ballroom Foyer and Veranda

The perfect reception or registration space adjacent to the Grand Ballroom, the 1,650-square-foot Foyer is lined with large aquariums and views of the Gulf. The 1,080-square-foot Veranda provides an outdoor area for networking or afternoon breaks.

Executive Boardroom Suite

This Suite of rooms located on the first floor includes three versatile rooms ideal for small meetings and office space.

Executive 1: 405 square feet, with natural light, a permanent boardroom table and executive chairs and a private restroom

Executive 2: 455 square feet, with natural light

Executive 3: 510 square feet, with a prvate restroom

Foyer Space: Our Boardroom Suite has two separate foyer areas, perfect for buffets and breaks


Fifth Level Conference Center

King Charles Ballroom

The largest room on our conference floor offers 3,450 square feet of versatile event space. Floor-to-ceiling windows capture the picturesque Gulf of Mexico or can be blacked out for an audiovisual presentation. The space transforms into a beautiful evening function space.

South Terrace and Veranda

With 2,500 square feet of indoor space complimented by a 2,652-square-foot partially shaded Veranda overlooking the Beach, this space is ideal for meetings or meal events.

North Terrace and Veranda

A mirror image of the South Terrace, North Terrace offers 2,500 square feet of indoor space complemented by a 2,652-square-foot partially shaded Veranda overlooking the Beach, ideal for meetings or meal events.

Del Prado

With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Boca Ciega Bay, this 2,120-square-foot room is ideal for meetings and banquet meals.

Buena Vista

The smallest room on our Conference Floor, this 1,500-square-foot room offers views of Boca Ciega Bay.

Additional Meeting Rooms

The Parker, The Harold and The Frances: These 323-square-foot rooms, located on guestroom floors, are ideal for break-out meetings and workrooms.]

Outdoor Garden Level Event Space

Beach Pavilion

With 1,550 square feet and accommodating up to 250 guests, this flexible space is ideal for groups of 40–250 and offers a formal or casual style reception that is just steps away from the sand.


With the Pink Palace as the backdrop, groups can enjoy a tropical garden setting and The Don’s signature staircase that overlooks the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The Courtyard accommodates up to 150 guests for a cocktail party.

North Beach

With sand underfoot, gulf breezes and gorgeous sunsets; the North Beach is ideal for your evening events or daytime team-building. Just steps from the pool deck, this area has the flexibility for beach Olympic games or an elegant tented dinner event with entertainment and decor. Cheers! Events Destination Management can obtain the necessary permits for alcohol service on the beach.

Meetings & Weddings