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The Equestrian

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Standard Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing
Standard Room | Premium bedding, in-room safe, blackout curtains, soundproofing

Overview of The Equestrian

The Equestrian

Resort with 7 restaurants, near World Equestrian Center – Ocala

9.8/10 Exceptional

195 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
8510 NW 17th Lane, Ocala, FL, 34482
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 7 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • 2 coffee shops/cafes
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • 9 meeting rooms
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout curtains

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • World Equestrian Center – Ocala - 20 min walk
  • Rainbow Springs State Park - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Ocala Station - 18 min drive


  • McDonald's - 14 min drive
  • McDonald's - 12 min drive
  • Burger King - 14 min drive
  • Horse & Hounds Restaurant - 9 min drive
  • Denny's - 13 min drive

About this property

The Equestrian

The Equestrian puts you within a 10-minute drive of World Equestrian Center – Ocala. Guests can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps or facials, and Stirrups, one of 7 restaurants, serves southern cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights include 2 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool and a terrace.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 248 units


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • On-site valet parking (USD 22.00 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 7 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 coffee shops
  • Room service (late night)

What to do

  • Horse riding/hire
  • Shopping

Working away

  • 9 meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in reception
  • An outdoor pool
  • Art gallery on-site
  • Designer shops on-site
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Sign language-capable staff
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Pool hoist on site


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 65-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Bath or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance and local calls
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Calluna has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. The spa is open daily.


Stirrups – This steakhouse specialises in southern cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).
Yellow Pony – This pub specialises in American cuisine. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Emma's Patisserie – On-site coffee shop. Open daily.
Viola & Dots Italian – This café is located by the pool. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.
Filo's Mexican – On-site café. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 12 to 22 for adults and USD 6 to 12 for children


  • Valet parking costs USD 22.00 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


<p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

The Equestrian Ocala
The Equestrian Resort
The Equestrian Resort Ocala

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Equestrian?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Equestrian?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Equestrian?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Equestrian?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Equestrian?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at The Equestrian and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as horse riding. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. The Equestrian also has 2 bars and spa services, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Equestrian?
Yes, there are 7 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining and southern cuisine.







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10/10 Exceptional

If you want to be the star of your own hallmark channel horse story this is your place! This place is absolutely incredible, impeccably clean, and the staff are chefs kiss!
Andrea, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Anya, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Dori, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Justin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Eric, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This hotel is perfection! It is beautiful, the staff is helpful and welcoming, and the on-site restaurants are very good! The room we had was spacious and looked over the arena, very cool!
1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Equestrian Paradise
Beautiful hotel with great service, spectacular view, delicious on site restaurants.
Room with a view.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing stay, beautiful place!
Stacy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Patricia, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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