The Equestrian Hotel
At the heart of World Equestrian Center – Ocala, we invite you to the latest paragon in luxury accommodations. The Equestrian Hotel is a prestigious venue that assures guests an unforgettable stay.
The grand lobby has 20-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers and a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, Mahogany and Italian porcelain throughout the entire first floor. Worldly inspirations are found beyond the lobby, adorning each of the hotel’s five stories. Each floor has a large, elevator lobby featuring an art gallery which showcases the work of local artists.
Guests can enjoy the luxurious rooms and suites while immersing themselves in the equestrian lifestyle. Watch world-class equestrian sport, relax in the spa or by the pool, or explore the variety of shopping and dining options available on-site. Please view our hotel policy on pets before planning your visit.
Hospitality Design Project Awards Honors The Equestrian’s Public Spaces
The Equestrian Hotel has been recognized as a 2022 finalist for the 18th Annual Hospitality Design Project Awards. One of only five global finalists in the category of “Luxury Hotel Public Space,” the award honors the hotel’s design innovation, function, and impressiveness for its publicly accessible spaces, including the hotel lobby, restaurants, toy shoppe and spa. Nominees have been selected out of 817 entries worldwide.
Gold Key Award for Best Hotel Luxury
In recognition of its superb hospitality design, The Equestrian Hotel has been named a 2021 Gold Key Awards finalist in the Best Hotel Luxury category. Presented by “Boutique Design” magazine, this prestigious honor demonstrates the hotel’s dedication to luxury accommodations and quality service.
The Equestrian Hotel features 248 stylishly-appointed rooms and suites, many which overlook The Grand Stadium. Enjoy amenities such as the state-of-the-art fitness center, a full-service salon & resort spa, outdoor swimming pool and multiple walking trails.
Indulge in The Equestrian’s dining options including fine dining, a lobby gastro pub and authentic French patisserie. The largest restaurant, Stirrups, is quickly becoming one of Ocala’s top establishments. Seven additional restaurants throughout the property offer versatility in dining options and price points for guests.
Designed to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit, our 7,000 square-foot Calluna Spa and salon features a comprehensive service menu. Choose from a variety of spa services and packages specially designed to help you feel refreshed and renewed.
At the intersection of trade shows, events, meetings and hospitality, the World Equestrian Center – Ocala offers a rare combination of quality and capacity. This world-class destination is home to two exposition centers totaling over 250,000 square feet of flexible indoor space to accommodate a variety of sporting events, conventions and tradeshows.
The design-driven shops offer prestigious brand names in fashion, beauty, décor and cuisine all within The Equestrian Hotel. These high-end boutiques cater to the opulent, equestrian lifestyle, combining exquisite commodities with a luxurious experience. Future development will boast large shopping plazas located adjacent to the World Equestrian Center main entrance.
An array of venues and amenities are offered at World Equestrian Center, allowing guests to create a beautiful, tranquil setting for their unique wedding or social event. In addition to fantastic wedding accommodations available at The Equestrian, our facility offers the perfect setting for holiday parties, bridal/baby showers, vow renewals, and celebrations of every type.