The Alfond Inn Set to Debut in Florida
Friday May 10th, 2013 - 10:09AM GP
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WINTER PARK, FL— The Alfond Inn, currently under construction here, is slated to open in August.
Owned by Rollins College, a private coeducational liberal arts college in Winter Park, The Alfond Inn is being built with a $12.5 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation.
The 112-room boutique hotel will have a restaurant, pool and fitness center, and will offer 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.
Net operating income from the Inn will be directed to The Alfond Scholars program fund, the college's premier scholarship fund, over the next 25 years or until the endowment principal reaches $50 million, whichever comes later.
Tags: • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation • Openings •
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