Listed as a National Historic Landmark, the Mount Washington Resort opened in 1902 and made its name as the site of the Bretton Woods International Monetary Conference in 1944. Since then, it has hosted dozens of political, business, and artistic gatherings and provided accommodations for presidents, poets, and famous celebrities. Most recently, the resort came under the management of Omni Hotels & Resorts.
There are 200 luxury guest rooms and suites on the premises, featuring Spanish Renaissance architecture, a gracious ambiance, and generous amenities. On-site facilities include a 25,000-square-foot spa and salon along with an 18-hole Donald Ross designed golf course. The resort has New England's longest zip-line tour, which is open year round, and is an ideal base for Nordic and Alpine skiing in winter. Recreational activities here range from fishing and hiking to horseback riding and sleigh rides. Formal meals are served in The Dining Room, while Stickney's Pub on the patio level offers farm-to-table fare and The Cave is a revived Prohibition-era speakeasy.
The Omni Mount Washington Hotel is located is in the White Mountains, about 2.5 hours from Boston by car, at Route 302, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire 03575. Those planning meetings, events, or retreats can take advantage of the 30,000 square feet of function space in the Presidential Wing, opened in 2009 and including the formal Grand Ballroom and an informal wraparound veranda.