Lion Square Lodge at the Gondola to offer transformed meeting space for the 2018-19 season
Vail, Colo. (May 7, 2018) – To give guests a top-of-the-line meeting and events experience, Lion Square Lodge, managed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, announced the start of a $1.25 million renovation of its meeting space. The project will include significant upgrades and design enhancements that embrace the property’s rustic lodge atmosphere and stunning surrounding scenery.
“Over the past few years, Lion Square Lodge has undergone a number of significant renovations to offer guests a fresh mountain experience,” said Bill Anderson, vice president of operations, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, West region. “From a major exterior overhaul to a new restaurant and upgraded units, modern luxury is behind every corner. We’re extremely excited to start this latest project and breathe new life into the property’s impressive meeting space.”
With interior design by Woodland Lane Design and with RA Nelson serving as general contractor, the renovation project will continue through July 2018, debuting in time for the fall and winter seasons. Enhancements will include new decorative ceilings and LED lighting, a sound mitigation system, state-of-the-art IT and audio/visual systems, and new carpeting throughout the conference area lobby, foyer and meeting rooms. Upgraded design finishes will tie the space together nicely, from fresh paint and wood trim to new furniture and artwork.
“The project designs are inspired by Vail’s natural beauty and the elegant comfort that Lion Square Lodge provides its guests,” added Anderson. “Leather, wood and stone elements bring the mountains inside, along with photography and paintings of the area’s greatest scenes. It’s this destination meeting experience that leaves an impression, whether you’re in the middle of a meeting or taking a break outside on one of the nearby trails.”
The property’s meeting locations and spaces range from small boardrooms to large multi-purpose conference rooms that can accommodate groups of 10 upwards to 200. On-site staff can handle every detail in planning, from group lodging, meeting spaces and audio/visual requirements to catering and group activities. Five different meeting rooms and 5,700 square feet of function space make planning the perfect event seamless, while two rooms go even further, with floor-to-ceiling windows and walkout balcony space overlooking Vail Mountain.
In Summer 2017, Lion Square Lodge enhanced its wedding space, investing $250,000 in reshaping its Gore Creek Lawn and adding a wedding terrace to host scenic ceremonies. The property also added a new walkway and staircase to access the event lawn, along with built-in, easy-to-access electricity and water. This spring, the hillside above the lawn will be tiered and seeded with an array of wildflowers to embrace Colorado’s outdoors.
With a premier ski-in/ski-out location at the base of Vail Mountain and Gore Creek, Lion Square Lodge accommodations range from private hotel rooms to deluxe condominiums. Combining the comforts of home with the conveniences of a hotel stay, guests are treated to a range of services and amenities including complimentary daily maid service, local shuttles, and ski/snowboard rentals and valet, along with an onsite pool, hot tubs, a dry sauna, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. To learn more, visit https://www.wyndhamvacationrentals.com/colorado/vail/lion-square-lodge-gondola-resort.
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