the Bently Reserve

2013 Best Ballroom in North America (selected by BizBash)

The History

FROM ITS LEGENDARY DESIGN AND HISTORIC GRANDEUR to its sophisticated technologies and eco-friendly amenities, The Bently Reserve Conference Center is San Franciscos ultimate destination for corporate events and business meetings.

The magnificent building offers a one-of-a-kind setting for up to 800 guests as a famously grand and state-of-the-art facility.

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 Bently Reserve offers an amazing, unique, and glamorous ambiance that's perfectly suited to host any event - from upscale gatherings to weddings - in its entire splendor.

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Meetings Spaces

Parking & Hotel Information

  1. The Banking Hall Size: 8,045 square feet; 650 person reception-style capacity, 400 seated, 200 classroom, 300 theater, 250 inside columns / 400 entire banking hall with banquet-style seating. Read details & take a Virtual Tour


Arrowood Photography
Tara Arrowood ph: 415.596.3646
Sherman Chu Photography
Sherman Chu ph: 925.831.1600


The Bently Reserve works with many fine caterers, including an array of ethnic food specialists.