Do you want an awesome combination of cutting-edge technology, eco-friendly amenities, and classic design? The Bently Reserve Conference Center in San Francisco boasts a truly versatile collection of spaces that can accommodate almost any meeting. Combined with the world-famous Banking Hall, it’s a stunning venue for both conferences and private gatherings.
The conference center offers state-of-the-art connectivity, high-definition audio, on-demand video capture, and the latest digital videoconferencing equipment. High-speed Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the Conference Center, while a highly secure T1 internet connection is routed through a completely segregated network for speed and security. To fully optimize the audio/visual experience, a variety of custom equipment packages are available.
Included in the National Register of Historic Places, The Bently Reserve serves as a monument to San Francisco’s vast architectural history. Built by celebrated architect George W. Kelham in 1924, it combines contemporary San Francisco style with a cherished and colorful past. Featuring a lavish mural in the lobby by artist Jules Guerin, the spirit and style of The Bently Reserve is nothing short of legendary.
The Banking Hall, the Bently’s impressive main hall offers 8,045 square feet of space and can host 650 guests reception style, 400 seated, 200 classroom, 300 theatre style.
The Apollo Boardroom seats 22 boardroom style.
The Port, Starboard and Euphemia Boardrooms seat 10 each boardroom style.
The Cordova Boardroom accommodates up to 32 guests.
The Farallon Room can host 68 boardroom style.
The Gateway Room accommodates up to 87 guests.
The Conference Center Lounge, at 1,525 square feet can accommodate up to 150 guests.
As a conference center, the Reserve doesn’t offer sleeping rooms; luckily some world-class hotels are nearby. Club Quarters, less than 500 feet away offers regular rooms to suites with kitchenettes. The Omni San Francisco , Mandarin Oriental, Huntington San Francisco , Fairmont Hotel and the Palace Hotel all are less than one mile, or within walking-distance from the Bently.
Transportation from San Francisco International Airport is quick and convenient, as the Reserve is only 20 minutes (15 miles) north of the airport. Shuttles, taxicabs, and public transportation are among the available options traveling to and from the airport. When in the city, public transportation to the Reserve is abundant and affordable, including both BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) shuttles and MUNI cable cars nearby. The BART Embarcadero Station at 298 Market Street is located only 1/2 mile from the Reserve. From there, a short walk or a quick cab ride takes you right to our doorstep. The MUNI (San Francisco Municipal Railway) operates 80 routes throughout San Francisco with stops within 2 blocks of 90% of all residences in the city. There are numerous MUNI lines that stop at various points in the Financial District and Downtown San Francisco, with dozens of routes servicing nearby neighborhoods.
Parking is available at the Embarcadero Center One, right across the street.
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- Al Wynant