Grandover Resort and Conference Center - Greensboro, North Carolina Hotel/Conference Center With Golf and Tennis Facilities
The Grandover Resort is situated in Club Road, Greensboro, North Carolina and is approximately 16 miles from Piedmont Triad International Airport. The 11 story building has 247 guest rooms, 45 suites and 29 meeting rooms to accommodate guests on vacation or business people attending conferences. There is plenty of space for parking at the site, which is free of charge.
Set amongst 1500 acres of tree lined hills The Grandover aims to recreate the feel of a grand old castle with many European influences. There are touches of Italian and Spanish architecture in the hotel lobby with various paintings depicting historic times in the grand old hotels of Europe. The surrounding grounds feature 36 holes of championship golf.
The entry foyer to the guest rooms and suites are fitted with generous amounts of marble, as are the bathrooms. There are various accessories available in the rooms such as TV, telephone, internet access, and refrigerator and wet bar. All suites also have Jacuzzi bathtubs.
The venue caters for all sorts of events such as meetings, conferences and weddings with 45,000 square feet of meeting space surrounded by solid block walls to ensure complete privacy and stopping any outside noise. Grandover staff will help arrange conferences on site, with a conference manger assigned to help coordinate the guests on the day of the meeting. Audio systems, multi image slide shows and video equipment are available for use with technicians on hand to give assistance if needed.
There are various dining and refreshment areas at the resort. The most formal dining area for breakfast, lunch and dinner is the Di Valletta Restaurant, which takes a slightly Sicilian theme and is named after the Maltese capital. There is also Caf‚ Expresso, the Lobby Bar, Raw Bar and Colony Bar to sit and enjoy food and beverages.
The grounds have two championship golf courses designed by David Graham and Gary Pranks, who are world renowned course architects. Golf packages are offered by the group, which include two rounds of golf playing on either or both courses, accommodation, breakfast and unlimited use of the practice range. Golf events and tournaments can be arranged with the help of staff at Grandover.
There are other recreational activities available too, including four clay tennis courts, with lighting for night time games. The Spa enables guests to pamper themselves with saunas, massages and facials. Other facilities on offer are racquetball, a fitness room and a pool area too.
For guests wanting to go out for the day or evening, there are many attractions relatively near to the venue. Shops and restaurants are approximately 10 to 15 minutes drive away. Similarly there are many attractions for the family such as a water park, museums and a zoo all close enough to enjoy on a day out
Reviews from people who have stayed at the resort in the past are generally very positive although many appreciate it is quite expensive. However, many said it is a great venue for weddings or business conferences over a long weekend, and the golf course is very highly rated.
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