Meetings, Events, and Retreats


Connect, collaborate, and celebrate at the Surf Hotel in Buena Vista, Colorado. Situated at the base of the Collegiate Peaks and overlooking the surf waves on the Arkansas River our convenient location provides endless opportunities for adventure as well as the perfect framework for your gathering.

With an onsite restaurant, craft cocktail bar, a riverfront ballroom, and several flexible meeting spaces, the hotel is designed to accommodate events of all styles and sizes. From team-building whitewater getaways to conventions and corporate retreats, our team will help coordinate your event, navigate reservations, set up adventure rentals and group accommodations, create onsite menus, and more. The meeting spaces at the Surf Hotel are an easy option for any world-class, turn-key event.

Please contact our events team to begin planning your special event. 


Overlooking the waves of the Buena Vista Whitewater Park, our beautifully detailed Ivy Ballroom is designed to host a range of different events, from conventions and conferences to classroom-style meetings.

  • 1,860 square feet.
  • Accommodates up to 144 guests, seated.
  • Can be divided in half for smaller breakout sessions.
  • Rental includes access to the Ivy Courtyard.
  • State of the art lighting, sound system, 4k projector, and 16ft screen.
  • Encapsulating modern elegance, our conference space blends elements such as classic arched windows and French doors with streamlined, industrial simplicity.


Adjacent to the Ivy Ballroom conference space, our outdoor Ivy Courtyard is the perfect setting for team-building.

  • 1,400 square feet.
  • Accommodates up to 120 guests, seated.
  • Making the most of Buena Vista’s breathtaking surroundings, our outdoor, ivy-lined courtyard is kept cozy year-round by a wood-burning fireplace.


Our onsite restaurant and private dining room offers an upscale yet casual environment for a brunch, meeting, or mid-day breakout space.

  • 360 square feet.
  • Accommodates up to 25 guests, seated.
  • An adjacent riverside patio is available for cocktails and mingling.


A private space for smaller group sessions. Bright, sunny, and quiet - ideal for getting work done.

  • 170 square feet.
  • Accommodates up to 12 guests, seated.


An intimate lounge with comfortable couches and a wood-burning fireplace. Perfect for break time between sessions or an end-of-day fireside chat.

  • 280 square feet.
  • Accommodates up to 9 guests, seated.