Welcome to The Equestrian Hotel at World Equestrian Center – Ocala

09 Jun 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

OCALA, Florida, June 9 – Reservations are now available at The Equestrian Hotel at World Equestrian Center – Ocala. With its central location, guests will find accommodations at this five-story retreat both luxurious and convenient. The addition of dining, shopping and spa amenities are ideal for the ultimate, lavish getaway.

The Equestrian Hotel boasts a stunning 248 rooms; many overlooking World Equestrian Center – Ocala landmarks, such as the Grand Outdoor Arena, including a 1,950-square-foot Presidential Suite and 1,150-square-foot Vice-Presidential Suite.

Nearly 13,000 square feet of retail space occupies the ground floor for an extravagant shopping experience. Here, guests will find distinguished names in apparel, design, jewelry and décor. Inside The Equestrian Hotel is the full-service, 7,000-square-foot Calluna Spa, offering a variety of services and rejuvenation packages.

Two original restaurants, a bakery, in-room dining and a Key West-inspired poolside bar provide guests with a multitude of culinary options. Stirrups Steakhouse is the property’s premier, elegant southern steakhouse, where refined comfort food meets elevated service. Dine indoors or al fresco on the terrace adjacent to the Grand Outdoor Arena and enjoy all Stirrups has to offer. The second hotel restaurant is The Yellow Pony, which boasts a stunning outdoor patio and fireplace, allowing guests to relax and dine in style year-round. This gastro lounge offers shareable starters, pub fare, traditional draft beer, bourbon and whiskey.

Nestled in the hotel’s south wing, Emma’s Patisserie is The Equestrian Hotel’s original bakery. Fresh doughnuts, European-inspired pastries and authentic macarons are also available at this special, confections boutique.

Visit wec.net/ocala-fl/visit/stay or call 866.478.9267 to book your room.

Package Offerings at The Equestrian Hotel

Four packages are offered exclusively at The Equestrian Hotel as optional add-ons to accentuate one’s stay. Browse the options below to see if. Call 866.478.9267 for further details.

  • ROMANCE – Valet parking, bottle of sparkling wine, pastry chef’s treats, breakfast for two daily in Stirrups, late checkout
  • CALLUNA SPA RETREAT – Refreshing amenity, daily spa credit (1 per room), breakfast for two daily in Stirrups
  • EPICUREAN ESCAPE – Yellow Pony cocktail welcome amenity, 5-course Chef’s Tasting Dinner for two in Stirrups with Sommelier Wine Pairings, morning coffee and fresh pastries in Emma’s Patisserie
  • BED & BREAKFAST – Valet parking, breakfast for 2 daily in Stirrups, late checkout 


The Equestrian Hotel hosts weekly live music in The Yellow Pony, among other activities. Additionally, larger events are held outdoors in the adjacent Grand Plaza.

Click here to access the World Equestrian Center Event Calendar.

About The Equestrian Hotel

Located at the heart of World Equestrian Center – Ocala, the luxurious accommodations in The Equestrian Hotel raise the bar for modern destination resorts. This five-story retreat features numerous on-site recreation and relaxation opportunities nestled within Florida Horse Country.

Multiple dining options, along with a day spa, fitness center and several luxury retailers are available to satisfy every need. The resort also boasts dynamic spaces for private events, from intimate wine dinners to large, on-site catered events with gourmet cuisine. A relaxing outdoor pool and bar provides a unique exterior space for added leisure.

Perfect for couples and entire families, The Equestrian Hotel offers a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience encompassing three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction.

Learn more at wec.net