The Alfond Inn
The Alfond Inn at Rollins College is a premier boutique hotel located in historic Winter Park, just a 15 minutes drive from the fashionable district of downtown Orlando. The hotel has 112 beautiful rooms, as well as a pool, fitness centre and is home to the award-winning Hamilton’s Kitchen restaurant. Find out more about this hotel.
Why You Should Stay at The Alfond Inn
The Alfond Inn is perfect for anyone who wants to stay in a peaceful, luxurious hotel. The tranquil pool and gardens mean you will be able to relax and enjoy some downtime. The multiple pieces of artwork make the hotel stylish and vibrant, while giving you the opportunity to learn more about the history and the story behind the pieces. The Alfond Inn has won a plethora of awards. It was recognised by Conde Nast Traveler – Reader’s Choice Award in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. It also has a AAA Four Diamond Rating. Their onsite restaurant was also awarded the Award of Excellence in 2018 by the Wine Spectator and The Foodie Award Winner – Readers’ Choice. The Alfond Inn is the definition of an award winning hotel, making it the perfect place to stay in Winter Park.
Things to Do at The Alfond Inn
The Alfond Inn has many different facilities to keep guests entertained throughout their stay. The heated pool is a perfect place for you too take a relaxing swim and make use one of the many pool loungers to relax in the Florida sun. The onsite gym is equipped with the latest state of the art equipment including free weights, cable machines and numerous treadmills, bike machines and cross trainers. This ensures that all fitness levels and abilities are catered for.
The Hotel featured numerous pieces of art that together make up The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College. The collection conveys the social history, civic madness, international affairs and philanthropy of our time. The hotels collection has expanded since Barbra and Ted Alfond started it in ’68 and it now comprises of over 240 painting, photographs, sculptures and mixed media pieces. The collection includes pieces from all over the world including Triangle, a 1924 painting from Iran. During your stay, you can become completely immersed in this fine and extensive collection of art, finding out about paintings as well as the history and story behind each piece.
The hotel is also only a 15 minute from Downtown Orlando and 30 minutes from Walt Disney World and Orlando Airport.
Dining at The Alfond Inn
Hamilton’s Kitchen is inspired by the work of Hamilton Holt, the president of Rollins College. His eccentricity and pursuit of innovation is encapsulated by the theme and decor of the restaurant. The different styles of chairs customers sit in, pay homage to his unique style of hospitality. The food itself is focused on locally sourced produce and Southern fare, prepared with a modern twist. The restaurants atmosphere is relaxed and warm and considered by the Winter Park community as one of the best restaurants in the area.