August 3, 2017, Winter Park, Florida – After being recognized as one of the Top Hotels in the World by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the World’s Best Awards 2017, it’s no surprise that weddings at The Alfond Inn at Rollins are in great demand. As more couples seek independent boutique hotels that have both a strong sense of locale, culture and a social conscience, the coveted weekend wedding in Winter Park, Florida is more popular than ever.
In response, The Alfond Inn at Rollins has unveiled “Forever Days”, a new wedding package that expands the notion of the Big Day as an exclusive weekend affair, while offering a welcome price break. “Forever Days” at The Alfond Inn are weddings that are held on Thursdays, Saturday mornings and Sundays, creating refreshing new planning possibilities and more flexible scheduling options for couples, their friends and families. Wedding receptions that take place on “Forever Days” receive a special 10% savings over the regular wedding rates.
At an intimate boutique hotel like The Alfond Inn at Rollins, where the high standards of service dictate just one-wedding-at-a-time, “Forever Days” means more brides can enjoy their dream wedding and the customized level of attention they deserve.
Reception menus are curated individually for each couple by the hotel’s Executive Chef and his team. An array of elegant private event spaces can accommodate intimate occasions and large weddings and rehearsal dinners. Be it the light-filled domed Conservatory, the Park Avenue Ballroom, a private dining room, or an al fresco wedding on the courtyard lawn, each celebration is customized and will exclusively be the only wedding taking place in the hotel at the time.
The Alfond Inn is owned by Rollins College and is the only hotel in the U.S. that serves as the extension of a fine arts museum, showcasing The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, a 300 plus piece collection of contemporary art that was assembled and donated to The Cornell Fine Arts Museum by Rollins alumni Barbara and Ted Alfond. The hotel is also distinguished by its philanthropy, as profits are used to fund college scholarships to Rollins College.
The historic town of Winter Park, with its upscale shopping, café-lined main street, walkability and architecture provides the essential elements for a classic small-town destination wedding. Home to Rollins College and three major art museums, the hotel is just a short stroll from both Park Avenue and six houses of worship and within 30 minutes of Orlando International Airport.
The Alfond Inn’s “Forever Days” Wedding Package includes a complimentary suite for the Bride and Groom on their Wedding Night, where they can begin their own forever after.
The Alfond Inn at Rollins
A member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts LVX collection, The Alfond Inn at Rollins has a AAA Four Diamond Rating and is managed by The Olympia Companies, an innovative leader in hospitality. Owned by Rollins College, a private coeducational liberal arts college in Winter Park, Florida, The Alfond Inn at Rollins opened in August 2013 and directs net operating income to The Alfond Scholars Program. The award-winning Hamilton's Kitchen restaurant offers breakfast lunch and dinner at the 112-room boutique hotel, which has a pool, fitness center and 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. It is located 15 minutes from downtown Orlando and 30 minutes from Walt Disney World and Orlando International Airport. The Alfond Inn at Rollins, 300 East New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789. 407-998-8090. www.thealfondinn.com