Rent The Grotto

About the Facility

Physical Address: 1700 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804 CLICK HERE FOR MAP AND DIRECTIONS

Ormazd Grotto is a freestanding building on 0.5 acres of land. Handicap accessible ramp from the front parking lot. The entire building is smoke-free and composed of two main rooms separated by a central hall, offices and restrooms. The two main rooms are the 500 square foot dining hall with attached kitchen and the 2,000 square foot auditorium.

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Dining Hall

The dining hall can seat as many as 48 people using six, 8-top rectangular tables. All tables and chairs can be moved for easy reconfiguration of the area for dinners or presentations. A modest overhead speaker system is in place to accommodate background music or microphone support for speakers.

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Kitchen

The kitchen is attached to the dining room with a walk-up serving window stretching approximately 12 feet. Various items such as coffee urns, chafing dishes and serving ware are available, as well as a two 4-burner glass top ranges, with two ovens and two large microwave ovens for an additional fee of $50.00. The heating elements for the chafing dishes are not provided.

Auditorium / Grotto Room

The 29 foot by 53-foot lodge room seats approximately 128 at up to 16 6’ Round Tables. This can be augmented with additional chairs for setup as a theater or classroom, expanding the seating capacity to approximately 256. The room features an overhead speaker system and lighted stage, as well as a raised speaker/presentation area. There are double entrance doors on the North and South side of the West end of the room allowing for a variety of entrance/exit scenarios for ceremonies. The entire room is tiled and food and beverages are allowed. This room can be used for presentations, religious ceremonies and dances. The meeting room is serviced by its own separate air conditioning and heating system.

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Facilities

Parking on the front paved lot accommodates approximately 24 vehicles and all doors are wheelchair accessible with access to the front and rear entrance. Additional vehicles can be parked on the side of the building on the street. The overflow parking accommodates approximately 80 additional vehicles on a grass Restrooms are available off the common hall.  The facility is available from 7:00am until midnight.

Restrictions

  • No firearms or explosives
  • No profanity or vulgar acts
  • No excessive noise (this is a residential neighborhood)
  • Leave the facility as you found it.

Rental Fees (Includes Decorating Time)

  • $100 / hour for the Auditorium/Grotto
  • Minimum charge of 4 hours
  • $50 / hour for the Dining Room
  • $25 / hour for the Kitchen

Plus

  • $10 / hour paid, in cash, directly to the lodge attendant at the conclusion of the event Monday – Thursday
  • Fraternal and 501c3 Discounts Available

Due upon signing agreement

Reservation Down Payment: 50% of Rental Rate (MUST be a money order, cashier’s check, credit card or PayPal) Due 10 days prior to rental.

Balance of Rental Fee: (50% of Rental Rate – MUST be a money order, cashier’s check, credit card or PayPal)

Damage Deposit: $300 (MUST be a separate money order or cashier’s check)

Damage Deposit Returned upon completion of the post-rental checklist to make sure that the facility is in the same condition as when you arrived. The renter is, of course, responsible for all cleanup and disposing of trash in our dumpster. Leave the facility as you found it

All payments must be made in the form of a Cashier’s Check, Money Order, Credit Card or PayPal to Ormazd Grotto No 134, 1700 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32804

If interested in renting the facility, call our Lodge rental line at 407-579- 0213 or email our Lodge officers at ormazdgrotto@gmail.com to schedule an appointment, or stop by on our meeting nights from 5:00pm to 7:00pm – 1 st Friday of every month (check the calendar or call an officer to confirm that we are meeting that night).