Lancaster: Convention Facilities

Meetings are a tradition among the Amish, and convention personnel in Lancaster County/City promise a traditional commitment to hospitality for the millions of visitors the area receives annually. Within the city of Lancaster, the Hotel Brunswick, located downtown, offers excellent facilities within close proximity to historic sites, specialty shops, and the oldest continuously operating farmer's market in the United States; its facilities cover 28,000 square feet of meeting space and 20 different meeting rooms. The county's largest meeting facility, the Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Center, occupies 225 acres and offers an 18-hole golf course, tennis, basketball, volleyball, swimming pools, and a fitness trail. Meeting and exhibit space of more than 80,000 square feet includes 25 flexible function rooms, a grand ballroom for 1,000 guests, and a 23,000 square foot expo center. Sleeping rooms total 330 with many overflow properties within close proximity.

The Best Western Eden Resort Inn & Conference Center offers 25,000 square feet of first-class flexible meeting space and thirteen distinctive banquet rooms. Residential suites for important clients, two pools, wireless internet access, and a total of 276 deluxe guest rooms are available. The Netherlands Inn and Spa, a 102-room retreat location nestled amidst farmland, offers more than 7,000 square feet of meeting space for a unique and peaceful experience. The Willow Valley Resort & Conference Center can accommodate groups of 15 to 1,000 people in a 342-room resort with 16 meeting rooms totaling more than 20,000 square feet. This resort also has amenities such as golf, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a fitness facility, tennis, family activities, and outstanding cuisine.

Convention Information: Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau, 501 Greenfield Rd., Lancaster, PA 17601; toll-free (800)PADUTCH; email