Since it first opened in 2013, The Alfond Inn at Rollins has been a top destination in Florida for luxury travelers wanting the best accommodations. During a recent, annual poll of Travel + Leisure Magazine readers, The Alfond Inn was proudly named one of the top 15 Best City Hotels located in the Continental U.S. Congrats!
This luxury hotel in Winter Park, Florida. It is near Sculpture Gardens, Albin Polasek Museum, the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum and Rollins College. The hotel is actually owned by the college and sits up almost 3.5 acres of well, manicured land. The gorgeous exterior has both a Spanish and Mediterranean influence.
The Alfond Inn at Rollins was actually built with a Harold Alfond Foundation grant valued at $12.5 million. Rollins College is a private coeducational liberal arts college. Per the Rollins College web site, current student enrollment is about 3,260. In addition, the total staff plus full-time faculty consists of 735 people.
Another interesting fact is that The Alfond Inn is the only hotel in the U.S. is an extension of a fine arts museum. This unique relationship provides a wonderful experience for hotel guests to successfully blend travel and art.
In addition to its Florida location, The Alfond Inn at Rollins is desirable for luxury travelers who now desire a more boutique hotel experience. Rather than stay in large, cookie cutter hotels, the small and intimate experience one gets here is appealing.
The award from the well seasoned Travel + Leisure Magazine readers is a proud moment for The Alfond Inn. To be recognized among some of the iconic luxury properties across the U.S. is a humble experience. Due to its location in historic Winter Park and proximity to Rollins College, the luxury inn has a foundation based on philanthropy.
Another award the luxury hotel received was by Condé Nast. In October of last year, they received this award for being ranked one of the top 10 hotels in the U.S.
Influenced by art, guests can view about 205 pieces of art that are rotated throughout the property. By changing the artwork on a continual basis, it’s an excellent concept. Returning guests will get the chance to see new art pieces during each subsequent visit. More proof that is The Alfond Inn at Rollins is focused on being recognized as one of the most committed, art hotels anywhere in the world.
Art lovers should consider attending one of their popular Weekly Art Tours. They are held each Sunday at 1pm. There is no charge for the art tour. Learn about the various art pieces in the hotel, plus the talented artists who created them. It’s a rewarding way to add some culture and a VIP experience to your Florida stay.
The Alfond Inn at Rollins has achieved a AAA Four Diamond Rating. Plus, it offers professional staff services and countless luxury amenities. It’s the perfect place to spend a getaway weekend for some romance or celebrate a special event. With so much to do in nearby Orlando, it’s great for families to spend their vacation in Winter Park.
If you are ready for a luxury stay at The Alfond Inn at Rollins, contact us today. Our travel specialists at The Life of Luxury can book of your reservations. Stop back soon to follow our luxury blog. Read the latest luxury travel news and top worldwide destinations.
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