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Alfond Inn Unveils Expansion, New Amenities

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The Alfond Inn at Rollins College celebrated the completion of its $36 million expansion with a November 15 press event that featured tours of a new 4-story wing.

The expansion broadens the boutique hotel’s offerings with upgrades that include:

  • A 30,000-square-foot wellness spa with seven treatment rooms
  • A 2,000-square-foot fitness center
  • A 1,650-square-foot flexible event space and a 700-square-foot meeting room
  • Pool deck with private cabanas
  • A cafe offering coffee and lite bites
  • 71 new guest rooms that bring the hotel total to 183

In May, the32789 received an exclusive preview of newly completed guest rooms and a construction tour of the amenities. The November 15 tour was an opportunity to view the recently completed wing in its entirety.

Guests gather in the Alfond Inn rotunda for a preview of the hotel’s new expansion.
Rollins College President Grant Cornwell welcomes guests to the preview event.
Alfond Inn General Manager Jessie Martinez notes the recent 10th Anniversary of the hotel, and the dedication of the hotel staff and associates to further its nonprofit mission to provide scholarships for Rollins students.
Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art co-founder Ted Alfond listens to opening remarks.

The event began with comments from Rollins College President Grant Cornwell, who cited the curated art collection exhibited throughout the new and existing hotel spaces as “an extension of the mission of the Rollins Museum of Art – to provoke insight, to raise questions, and to provoke dialogue.” He also noted the hotel business model as a nonprofit entity that contributes 100% of its net earnings to The Alfond Scholars Program.

The additions coincide with the hotel’s 10th Anniversary. General Manager Jesse Martinez said that a more formal celebration is being planned for next year.

See the photos for a look at the completed expansion and more information on the new amenities at The Alfond Inn at Rollins College.

The Interlachen Room offers 1,650 square feet of event space that can be split into two areas.
An outdoor event lawn expands the capabilities of the Interlachen space.
The 700-square-foot Board Room can accommodate up to 44 guests.
Guests file into the first-floor reception area of the second-floor wellness spa.
A contiguous art installation consisting of 310,000 sculpted flowers begins at the reception area and extends into the spa area.
A 2,000-square-foot, first-floor fitness center includes dry and steam saunas, and an experience shower.
On the second-floor, The Spa offers identical sanctuary areas for men, women and couples.
A look at one of seven treatment rooms at The Spa that offer a rage of wraps, massages and scrubs.
The Spa connects to a second-story pool deck and event space.
One of three private cabanas, located across from the pool.
A connecting row of lounge areas to the left of the pool offer plenty of space, fans, and automated louver shades.
The new wing features a total of 71 guest rooms in three designs: standard king and queen, and deluxe suites that offer full kitchens and separate sleep areas.
As with the entire Alfond Inn hotel, the common areas of the new wing exhibit a rotating selection of work from the Rollins Museum of Art.
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