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Booking Your Stay

Welcome to the 55th Annual Diocesan Convention in beautiful Punta Gorda, Florida!  We are thrilled to invite you to experience the warm hospitality and breathtaking surroundings of the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center. Situated on the peaceful shores of the Peace River, we are excited to gather again as ONE Diocese in Charlotte Harbor after four years away. 

 

Below you will find hotel accommodations with special group rates for our 55th Annual Convention and a list of restaurants in the area. Book your stay today and prepare for an unforgettable experience.

2023 Convention Hotels 

Please reference Episcopal Convention wthen booking. 

Comfort Inn & Suites 

812 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte

941-421-7548

$183.60 King or Queen Room Use Group code: JE71R5 Must book by 9/14/2023 for special rate 

Holiday Inn Express Punta Gorda 

9075 Mac Drive, Punta Gorda

941-205-8002

$199

 Must book by 9/21/2023

for special rate

SpringHill Suites by Marriott 

101 Harborside Ave, Punta Gorda 941-347-4224

$229 Standard Suite

Must book by 9/14/2023

for special rate 

Four Points by Sheraton

941-637-6770

$149.00 Standard Room

Call for special rate. Episcopal Convention 

Wyvern Hotel 

941-639-7700

$189.00 King Room

$199.00 Double Room

Must book by 9/5/2023

for special rate 

Country Inn & Suites
 

24244 Corporate Ct,

Port Charlotte, FL  

941-235-1035

(no special rates)

Lunch

Dining in Punta Gorda

Looking for a place for dinner on Thursday night, convention eve? Or on Friday, after our opening Eucharist and reception? Here are some recommendations. Make your reservations now and enjoy a pleasant evening!

The Perfect Caper

Local /organic / natural/ seafood, meat, poultry, pasta; Golden Spoon award winner

Address: 121 E Marion Ave., Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday (last seating 8:30 p.m.)

Menu: theperfectcaper.com

Reservations: opentable.com

Phone: (941) 505-9009

 

Laishley Crab House

Seafood, sushi, steaks

Address: 150 Laishley Court,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 p.m. Friday

Menu: laishleycrabhouse.com

Reservations: at their website or at opentable.com

Phone: (941) 205-5566

 

F.M. Don's

Upscale-casual eatery specializing in seafood and other Florida fare. Live music.

Address: 201 W Marion Ave.,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 p.m. Friday

Menu: fmdons.com

Reservations: fmdons.com or yelp.com

Phone: (941) 637-8800

 

Leroy's Southern Kitchen

Southern/soul food / steaks/ shrimp / oysters; casual, family-friendly

Address: 201 W Marion Ave., Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 11 p.m. Thursday, midnight Friday

Menu: leroyspg.com

Reservations: leroyspg.com

Phone: (941) 505-2489

Carmelo's Italian Ristorante

Steak, chicken, veal, seafood, pasta.

Address: 321 W Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 9 p.m.

Menu: carmelosristorante.com

Reservations: carmelosristorante.com

Phone: (941) 621-4091

 

Hemingway’s Grille

Coastal tavern/Southern: seafood, chicken, pork, steak, short ribs

Address: 139 W Marion Ave.,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 10 p.m. Thursday, 11 p.m. Friday

Menu: hemingwaysgrille.com

Reservations: on their website or yelp.com

Phone: (941) 637-9477

 

Dean's South of the Border

Tex-Mex favorites, American classics,

live music

Address: 130 Tamiami Trail,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: Inside dining, full menu until 9 p.m. Thursday, 11 p.m. Friday; outside dining, midnight Thursday and Friday; snacks until “late night”

Menu: deanssouthoftheborder.com

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 575-6100

 

Toula’s

Casual family-friendly Greek restaurant

119 W Marion Ave., Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 8 p.m.

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 621-8015

 

Isabel and Annabel’s Mexican Restaurant

Burritos, quesadillas, tacos, combination plates

201 W Marion Ave., Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 8 p.m.

Menu: isabelandannabel.com

Reservations: (941) 639-4086

The Pier

Sushi, rice bowls, lobster mac, tuna rolls, Pacific Rim cuisine

Closes: 9 p.m.

Menu: thepierpg.com

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 655-8267

River City Grill

Chicken, pork, meatloaf, pot roast, fish, vegetarian entrees

Address: 131 W Marion Ave.,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday

Menu: rivercitygrillpg.com

Reservations: (941) 639-9080

Phone: (941) 639-9080

 

Italia at River City

Classic Italian: pasta, pizza, veal,

steaks, seafood

Address: 127 W Marion Ave.,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday

Menu: italiapg.com 

Reservations: (941) 639-7655

Phone: (941) 639-7655

 

Sandra's Restaurant

German and European-style menu

Address: 111 W Olympia Ave.,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: Kitchen closes at 8:30 p.m.

Menu: sandras-restaurant.com

Reservations: (941) 575-0177

Phone: (941) 575-0177

 

Hurricane Charley’s

Seafood, steaks, burgers, pasta

Address: 300 W Retta Esplanade,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 10 p.m. Thursday, 11 p.m. Friday for dinner service; bar open later

Menu: hurricanecharleys.com

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 639-9695

 

TT’s Tiki Bar

Beach bar; Burgers, pizza, wraps, bowls, Ahi tuna tacos

Address: Sheraton Four Points, 33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 10 p.m.

Menu: ttspg.com

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 637-6770

Dockside Grill

American/Mediterranean/seafood

Burgers, crab cake sandwich, steak & fries

Address: Sheraton Four Points, 33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: 10 p.m.

Menu: https://www.allmenus.com/fl/punta-gorda/710205-dockside-grill/menu/

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 637-6770

 

Celtic Ray Public House

Irish pub: Fish and chips, Cornish pasties, lamb shank, imported beer

Address:145 E Marion Ave.,

Punta Gorda 33950

Closes: Midnight (bar open until 1 a.m.)

Menu: celticray.net

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 916-9115

 

The Captain’s Table

Seafood, steaks

Closes: 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 p.m. Friday

Menu: thecaptainstable.com

Reservations: thecaptainstable.com or opentable.com

Phone: (941) 637-1177

 

Harpoon Harry’s

Seafood, outdoor dining

Closes: 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 p.m. Friday (bar open later.)

Menu: harpoonharrys.com

Reservations: not accepted

Phone: (941) 637-1177

 

Village Brewhouse

Wings, tacos, burgers, fish, ribs; local brewhouse

Closes: 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 p.m. Friday

Menu: thevillagebrewhouse.com

Reservations: (941) 621-8329

Phone: (941) 621-8329

 

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