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Maximum Capacity: 30 General Event Space
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General Event Space | Maximum Capacity: 30 | 493 sq ft | 44 sq m
Suite Forty Eight is a brand new private special event and banquet venue located in Fort Myers that is ideal for events from 25-150 guests. It’s a concept that was developed and designed by a local special event planner and producer. The layout and space is highly functional for an assortment of special events and business needs offering two separate event rooms with a total of 3200’ sqft. Suite Forty Eight offers a light and bright spacious salon with large windows and rich wood flooring; the perfect venue for a networking function, shower, cocktail hour or even small indoor wedding ceremony. This room transitions smoothly to the petite ballroom, lounge and kitchenette. When you secure Suite Forty Eight for your event, you have full access to the entire facility. No other events are booked during your event time.
Perfectly situated on Colonial Blvd in Royal Palm Square it’s only minutes to Cape Coral, Downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. With access to Summerlin Rd, McGregor Blvd and Colonial Blvd, it’s conveniently located for all.
You are free to bring your own alcohol and bartender to this venue as these services are not provided by Suite Forty Eight. There is a gorgeously appointed bar/lounge that is attached to the ballroom that may be utilized and equipped by you. Outside caterers and food options are welcomed. A kitchenette is available for your use including refrigerator, deep freezer and prep space for you or your caterer.
Suite Forty Eight offers event space rental that includes seating and tables for up to 100 guests however if you are looking for an all-inclusive reception package, those are available as well with the exception of alcohol. Full service planning, design, décor and production services are available through Suite Forty Eight.
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