Located in Sarasota, Florida, the Westin Sarasota is a luxury hotel, often serving as a beautiful venue for weddings and joyous occasions. The professional site offers breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay and downtown, with their 18 stories and 255 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites.
Facilities and Capacity
The Westin Sarasota provides more than enough space ideal for all kinds of events, especially weddings. In addition to more than 26,000 square feet of banquet space, most with floor-to-ceiling windows, the hotel also offers a spectacular rooftop with a large pool, ample desk space, and a lounge area with fire features. The rooftop pool bar and entertainment deck provides stunning water views and is the perfect spot to wow and entertain guests for a beautiful Sarasota wedding. The largest space in the hotel is the Triton Ballroom, able to host up to 520 guests for a grand occasion.
In addition to their excellent service, the Westin Sarasota features a full-service gourmet restaurant, spa, and more. Their state-of-the-art banquet facilities boast up-to-date audiovisual technology, serviced by their dedicated audio-visual tech. From setup to the use of the bridal suite, the destination venues provides several accommodations for couples to take advantage of. Couples also receive in-house catering, an in-house bar, and all-inclusive packages, ensuring couples have everything they desire for their engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, or reception. The hotel also helps couples with event planning, guaranteeing the day is seamlessly planned and executed from start to finish. Other services provided include:
From buffets and stations to cocktail receptions and hors-d’oeuvres, the hotel offers plenty of options for reception dining. Couples can also plan for French service, plated, and family-style meals if desired. Other catering services include:
Located in Sarasota’s vibrant arts district, the coastal venue puts couples and guests right near the city’s best theater, arts, golf courses, beaches, and more. In Sarasota, guests can enjoy the Siesta Key Beach, the Sarasota Jungle Gardens, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and more. If not exploring the local area, couples and guests can relax from the daily toll of busy lives. Wedding attendees can stay at the Westin Sarasota, and the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is only four miles away, making the romantic affairs easily accessible for all traveling family and friends.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Ashley · Married on 09/29/2018
Everything and More
From the moment we met with the event manager at the Westin, we knew this was the place. The venue is new, clean, and located in the downtown area by the gulf. The picturesque backgrounds from any angle provides perfect back drops to the photos, along with natural light for perfect make up application (which to this bride was very important!)! Every person who was involved from the venue was absolutely wonderful and made themselves available. From email to personal cell phone numbers, the staff was fully vested in making sure the day was perfect. The venue has marquees throughout where they put up selected photos of us which enabled guests to know where and when the event took place. The rooftop ceremony at sunset was incredible and the staff relocated 100 chairs to the magnificent Triton Ballroom. Can you say stunning? Because that is how the ballroom looked. Every idea, every thought- every detail mentioned throughout the planning came to life. It was absolutely perfect. This venue goes above and beyond in every way to ensure the absolute best possible outcome on your wedding day. I couldn’t imagine getting married anywhere else.
Sally · Married on 03/24/2018
Westin of Sarasota is the best! The entire team did such a great job on our 25th Wedding Celebration. Our event coordinator, Lauren made everything run so smoothly & allowed us to just sit back & enjoyed the night. It was well worth it!
sabina · Married on 08/11/2018
I recently hosted the wedding for our son & new daughter in-law on Saturday, August 11th at the WESTIN Sarasota.
First, despite of weather (we had to change the venue at 10:00 AM from the roof top to 6th floor), we had a beautiful ceremony. With wonderful teamwork between Jennifer Mateo, our wedding planner & Lauren Venable, Westin Catering, they implement the contingency plan without missing a beat. It was stress free for me!
Lauren Venable has been my main contact to complete our contracts on catering events, etc, with assistance from Nicole Green on overnight accommodations. With many guests from out of the state, we hosted Sunset Welcome on Friday Night at the Roof Top with various flat breads & salad bar & wine & beer! We had a reception immediately following the wedding ceremony, followed by the brunch from 12-2 pm. As I was not familiar w/ many vendors, I worked closely with Lauren & Jennifer for music, catering, cake, and other needs. I enjoyed my interactions with Lauren for her professionalism, prompt follow-through, and flexibility. I would recommend Lauren & Westin Sarasota for event planning without any hesitation. Food was excellent based on our Friday Sunset Welcome & Saturday Wedding Brunch package. Moreover, I would like to recognize “staff” who serviced our sunset event on Friday, 8/10 at Roof top, and again at the wedding brunch buffet on 8/11. They were excellent, to details & customer care. Sabina