The Reserve is a distinctive and historic meeting space of almost 5,000 square feet--that also has guest accommodations--where you can hold unforgettable special events including weddings, parties, reunions and meetings and retreats, just a stone’s throw from the Bay, the Van Wezel, Florida Studio Theater, the Ca’d’Zan, the Ringling Art Museum, and more. You can rent out the entire facility, or a single room or suite, while enjoying the beautiful outdoor courtyard with overhead Edison bulb lighting. Experience a piece of true Sarasota history and the Ringling heritage. 

Meetings, celebrations, parties, reunions, and retreats: Host a distinctive meeting, party, or retreat when you rent one of our main rooms (which accommodates 2-25 people) and receive coffee, tea, and food and beverage service featuring Reserve bagels, coffees, salads, wraps, and light appetizer platters. Customized pricing available by contacting Kim Cressell at or calling 1-888-41-RESER (1-888-417-3737).


We can't thank you enough for hosting the C. G. Jung Society of Sarasota's book study group. The Reserve made us feel like family, and the service from your staff was exceptional. As a non-profit, it's difficult to find welcoming venues in Sarasota for small groups that are the right size and cost structure for our needs. The Reserve has all the boxes checked! We loved meeting in the coffee shop/bookstore area, and the ability to offer a wide selection of beverages and snacks during the event was a big hit with the participants.”

Weddings and reunions: Please contact us to discuss your needs. Customized pricing available by contacting Kim Cressell at or calling 1-888-41-RESER (1-888-417-3737).

Seasonal vacation rentals and guest accommodations: We have furnished single rooms, double (suite) rooms, and a 3 BR/2 BA Villa available for seasonal rentals (one or two days, weekly, monthly, and short-term), all convenient to Downtown, the Bay, and the beaches. Click through the following links for photos and more information. Of course, you can always contact us directly, too, to make a direct booking and avoid the fees: or 1-888-417-3737 (1-888-41-RESER).