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Jun
08
2022

Summer Charm in Historic Winter Park, Florida

Art in the Park, Summer Dining & Update on the Hotel Expansion

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Blog Post
Mar
23
2022

Where Art and Hospitality Meet

The Alfond Inn at Rollins is celebrated as a groundbreaking and unique art hotel. To mark Women’s History Month, we sat down with Ena Heller, PhD, Bruce A. Beal Director, Rollins Museum of Art, to hear her thoughts on the extraordinary and distinctive relationship of art and hospitality.

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Blog Post
Dec
16
2020

Big Hearts, Small Ceremonies

Wedding Designer Lisa Stoner on Minimony Trends and Today’s Ceremonies at The Alfond Inn at Rollins

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Blog Post
Dec
01
2020

Meeting Trends from The Alfond Inn at Rollins

Q & A on Trends, Forecasts and the Value of Keeping Teams in Touch

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Blog Post
Feb
01
2019

6 Reasons Romance Rules at The Alfond Inn

February 1, 2019. Winter Park, Florida – Romance is always in the air at The Alfond Inn at Rollins. The award-winning boutique hotel in the heart of historic, walkable Winter Park makes it the ideal retreat for Valentine's Day or any occasion that calls for celebrating. The Alfond Inn at Rollins has introduced its Celebration in the Park package and six reasons why the perfect grownup getaway is hiding in plain sight in the Orlando area.

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Blog Post
Aug
17
2017

3 Reasons to Choose Forever Days at The Alfond Inn

2017 - Forever Days at The Alfond Inn were created in response to the increasing demand of couples who prefer the uniquely tailored service of independent boutique hotels over generic box hotels and event centers, while providing a welcome price break

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Conde Nast Traveler ranks The Alfond Inn #7 Hotel in US

This is a tipping point for The Alfond Inn, which opened just two years ago and has quickly soared to the top of the Conde Nast Traveler’s readers’ favorite properties. Credit for the hotel’s success is due to its outstanding service and hospitality, but also to its unique philanthropic business model, emphasis on the arts and its inviting Winter Park location. The hotel is in the forefront of a lodging trend, as discerning hotel guests forsake cookie-cutter properties and seek out authentic experiences at distinctive, individually owned hotels like The Alfond Inn.

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Chef Marc Kusche to Debut at The James Beard House in New York

Executive Chef Marc Kusche of the award-winning Hamilton's Kitchen at The Alfond Inn has been invited to cook at the legendary James Beard House in New York City this fall. Florida Farmhouse Flavor will be the theme of Chef Kusche's inspired multi-course dinner on Friday, October 23, 2015. #FloridaFarmHouseFlavor

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Alfond Inn Celebrates 80th Annual Bach Festival With Soloists From Around The World

In honor of the 80th Annual Bach Festival in Winter Park, Feb. 7 through March 1, 2015 The Alfond Inn is hosting "Bach At The Alfond" with an impressive lineup of world-class international soloists who come for an opportunity to sing with the Bach Festival Choir and Orchestra.

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Hamilton's Kitchen Receives Top Honors With Orlando Sentinel 17th Annual Foodie Award and Open Table Diners' Choice Award

The Alfond Inn continues to receive recognitions and awards for its Hamilton's Kitchen Winter Park restaurant, which recently was chosen as Top Hotel Restaurant in Central Florida by readers of The Orlando Sentinel, as part of the newspaper's 17th Annual Foodie Awards.

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Alfond Inn Wins Prestigious HSMAI Adrian Award

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has selected The Alfond Inn and its public relations team as a recipient of its presigious Adrian Award in the category of Hotel Opening.

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Alfond Inn Named One of Best Hotels In Florida In Conde Nast Traveler's 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Conde Nast Traveler Magazine has announced the results of its 27th Annual Readers' Choice Awards, with The Alfond Inn ranking as No. 2 on the list of Best Hotels in Florida.

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The Alfond Inn Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary

One year ago, in August 2013, The Alfond Inn opened its doors in historic Winter Park. Since opening, the Inn has established itself as a venue for The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art for Rollins College, an extension of the Cornell Fine Art Museum at Rollins College's collection on display in the hotel's public areas.

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Very Important Pup Package At Alfond Inn Getting Lots of Attention

The Alfond Inn's new VIP Very Important Pup Package is a lot to bark about, according to recent coverage on WE$H 2 News, The Palm Beach Post and more.

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Travel & Leisure Names Winter Park One of America's Most Romantic Towns

Travel & Leisure Magazine has just named Winter Park, Fla. as the 11th Most Romantic Town in America. Also ranked in the publication's Top 10, are Winter Park, Florida's main streets, bakeries and ice cream shops. Take a bow, Winter Park!

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The Alfond Inn Receives AAA Four Diamond Rating

The Alfond Inn has attained the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award Rating as a premier establishment esteemed by AAA professional inspectors, the hospitality industry and more than 54 million AAA/CAA members.

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Fine Arts Integral Part Of Guest Experience At The Alfond Inn

Owned by Rollins College, one of the country's most lauded liberal arts colleges, The Alfond Inn's public spaces display The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, a 100-plus piece collection of contemporary art that was assembled and donated to the Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College by alumni Barbara and Ted Alfond.

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Orange Appeal Magazine Selects Alfond Inn For Cover Shoot Showcasing Five Women-Founded Philanthropic Organizations in Central Florida

The Alfond Inn was honored to be the beautiful backdrop for the November/December 2013 cover of Orange Appeal Magazine with the board members of the Central Florida Women's League, as well as a six-page feature

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