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Meetings at Hotel Effie

Nestled among the meandering streets, mature landscape and abundant coastal horizons, Hotel Effie Sandestin brings a new luxury experience to the popular Northwest Florida meeting and vacation destination of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Hotel Effie, adjacent to the Baytowne Conference Center, will offer 250 luxurious full-service hotel rooms, celebrity chef dining, and 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

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Meetings & Events

  • 20,000 square feet of dedicated meeting and event space, including a 13,000 square foot ballroom
  • The hotel meeting and event space will be contiguous to the existing 30,000 square feet of function space located at the Baytowne Conference Center (part of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort)
  • The complete 50,000 square feet of space will enable Sandestin to accommodate groups upwards of 1,200 attendees
  • Hotel Effie has adjusted meeting room configurations to allow for recommended social distancing. Hand sanitizing stations have been added in high traffic areas, and best safety practice signage is on display in all public areas. Catering standards have been altered to encourage service from banquet staff in protective masks and gloves, along with incorporation of single use items, when appropriate.
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Overview

  • 250 well-appointed guest rooms and suites
  • Onsite three-meal restaurant curated by Celebrity Chef Hugh Acheson, vibrant lobby bar and room service available
  • Luxury spa and onsite fitness center
  • Signature rooftop pool and bar
  • Guests of the hotel will have access to the many amenities offered by Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort including:
    • Access to 2,400 acres which includes 30 charming neighborhoods and 1,300 vacation rentals (encompassing condominiums, villas and townhomes)
    • Miles of beaches and pristine bayfront
    • Four championship golf courses
    • Fifteen world-class tennis courts (both clay and hard courts)
    • Miles of multi-use trails for jogging, walking and biking
    • 123-slip marina
    • Kayak, wave runner, bicycle and boogie board rentals
    • Complimentary Resort Tram
    • Located onsite, The Village of Baytowne Wharf features retail shops, activities, entertainment, award winning restaurants and night clubs plus seasonal festivals, concerts and more

For additional information or to inquire about your next group or social event, please call 844.267.3737 or email [email protected].

  • Floorplan of the first floor meeting spaces at Hotel Effie

First Level

The first floor of Hotel Effie is home to the magnificent Juniper Ballroom, a 13,000 sq ft. space that can easily be converted to 6 individual rooms to accommodate groups of all sizes.

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  • Floorplan of the second floor meeting spaces at Hotel Effie

Second Level

Hotel Effie's second floor has two breathtaking ballrooms, smaller event spaces that are perfect for breakouts, as well as offices that allow you to conduct business in an intimate setting.

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Room Dimensions Square Feet Ceiling Height Theatre Style Classroom Banquet Reception
Main Level
Juniper Ballroom 139' x 94' 13,066 20' 1,500 900 900 900
3456 98' x 94' 9,212 20' 1,005 576 600 1,250
126 98' x 94' 9,212 20' 1,005 576 600 1,250
1 39.5' x 32' 1,264 20' 135 84 90 150
2 39.5' x 62' 2,418 20' 270 168 180 300
3 39.5' x 32' 1,264 20' 135 84 90 150
4 39.5' x 32' 1,264 20' 135 84 90 150
5 39.5' x 32' 1,264 20' 135 84 90 150
6 59' x 94' 5,546 20' 600 324 360 800
Prefunction 116' x 14' 1,624 20' - - - -
Second Level
Silverbell 27' x 48' 1,296 15' 135 72 90 150
Elderberry 27' x 44' 1,188 15' 135 72 90 150
Dogwood 21.5' x 26.5 556 15' 40 24 30 60
Longleaf 21.5' x 26.5 556 15' 40 24 30 60
Laurel 9.5' x 14.5' 137 15' - - - -
Maple 9.5' x 14.5' 137 15' - - - -
Prefunction 116' x 14' 1,624 15' - - - -
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The Baytowne Conference Center

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Room Dimensions Square Feet Ceiling Height Theatre Style Classroom Banquet Reception
Magnolia
Ballroom 109' x 124' 13,500 20' 1,500 900 1,200 1,600
ABC 109' x 51' 5,500 20' 600 324 360 -
DEF 109' x 51' 5,500 20' 600 324 360 -
ABC & Corridor 109' x 73' 7,950 20' 900 486 540 1,000
DEF & Corridor 109' x 73' 7,950 20' 900 486 540 1,000
A 36' x 51' 1,850 20' 180 105 120 265
B 36' x 51' 1,850 20' 180 105 120 265
C 36' x 51' 1,850 20' 180 105 120 265
D 36' x 51' 1,850 20' 180 105 120 265
E 36' x 51' 1,850 20' 180 105 120 265
F 36' x 51' 1,850 20' 180 105 120 265
Corridor 109' x 22' 2,400 20' - - - -
Magnolia Foyer 54' x 71' 3,800 19' - - - 550
Magnolia Breezeway - - - - - 144 250
Azalea
Ballroom 109' x 51' 5,500 15' 600 324 360 800
1 36' x 51' 1,850 15' 180 105 120 265
2 36' x 51' 1,850 15' 180 105 120 265
3 36' x 51' 1,850 15' 180 105 120 265
Azalea Foyer 36' x 70' 2,500 15' - - - 370
Azalea Corridor 109' x 18' - 15' - - - -
Camellia
1 & 2 57' x 51' 2,900 15' 275 144 200 400
1 28' x 51' 1,450 15' 150 84 100 200
2 28' x 51' 1,450 15' 150 84 100 200
Jasmine
Jasmine 26' x 29' 570 14' 60 27 40 100
Oak Boardroom
Boardroom 25' x 14' 350 11' Conference:12 - - -
Cypress Boardroom
Boardroom 25' x 14' 350 11' Conference:2 - - -
Grand Lawn
Lawn - 10,000 - - - 400 1,000
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