Renovated Places with Big Event Spaces

JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa, Sonora, Texas

Get away from the ordinary at this secluded lodge with 16 cabins, 16 guest rooms and 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space. If that’s not enough, a private airport 5 minutes from the property features an airport hangar that can be transformed into event space for up to 1,200 people. Retreats or events can take advantage of a plethora of wild west activities like skeet shooting, archery or horseback riding.

San Diego Mission Bay Resort, California

Formerly known as Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, this Mediterranean-style resort updated its 357 guest rooms with custom furniture, upgraded tech and beachy elegance. The coastal oasis is centrally located in San Diego, with easy access to the Gaslamp Quarter. The renovation includes a refreshed conference center, which is part of the resort’s 25,000 sq. ft. of interior meeting space. An additional 9,600 sq. ft. is available in outdoor venues including a palm-framed garden, a bayside terrace and a lush tropical patio.

Live by Loews, Arlington, Texas

Located in the Texas Live! recreation hub with AT&T Stadium and Esports Stadium & Expo Center, this modern, stylish hotel has 300 guest rooms and over 35,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor event space, including an airy lobby with a grand staircase. Spaces vary to fit all your needs, from the largest ballroom in Arlington to the elegant Clover Lawn. There’s no shortage of experiential dining, from signature Cut + Bourbon restaurant to poolside bar SOAK.

The Biltmore Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

The storied Biltmore Miami recently underwent renovations to its 75,000 sq. ft. of meetings space near downtown Miami. The National Historic Landmark features 274 guest rooms, including 117 suites, an 18-hole golf course, and a spa and fitness center which also received updates. In the Country Club complex is the Conference Center of the Americas, a Spanish-style building set apart from the hotel for maximum privacy.

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