Whether you want to teach a seminar, maximize your profits, reach out to investors, introduce new products, or host your most valued employees for a week-long retreat, the properties on this list have everything you need. These top 10 hotels offer the best locations, accommodations, spaces, facilities, meals and high-tech amenities.
1. Seaport Hotel. Boston, MA
A luxury hotel only 10 minutes from Logan Airport. Seaport offers more than 40 flexible meeting and event spaces, it offers some of the most varied options in the city, from intimate boardrooms overlooking the waterfront to a large amphitheater equipped with cutting-edge audiovisual technology.
Seaport encompasses 180,000 square feet of venue space – more than any other Boston hotel. Choose from over 40 distinctive Boston meeting venues and function spaces, including eight ballrooms, a massive exhibit hall, a high-tech amphitheater, as well as elegant private dining rooms and outdoor gardens.
For those seeking a less corporate environment for smaller gatherings, the 18th floor Admiral Suite has 3 distinct seating areas, private pantry, conference table for 8 and panoramic views. All rooms and suites come with wi-fi and large work desks.
2. Aspen Meadows Resort. Aspen, CO.
This Aspen conference facility has received awards for their unique spaces including the ultra-green, Gold LEED certified Doerr-Hosier Center boasting smaller-scale rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, a permanent art gallery and the expansive McNulty Room
praised as one of the best Aspen meeting venues.
With 40 sweeping acres, 22,000 sq.ft. of meeting and event space, 14 meeting rooms throughout 6 different buildings, state-of-the-art audio-visual technology and 24 hour business center, it’s no wonder why heads of state, diplomats and business leaders from around the world book this hotel for business and corporate retreats.
3. Lakeway Resort & Spa. Austin, TX.
This venue, is unlike any other in Austin or the Hill Country and is built on the shores of Lake Travis, providing a stunning view for guests. This resort has been long recognized as one of the top meeting, executive retreat and conference destinations in Central Texas. Lakeway Resort and Spa is a unique combination of a luxurious resort and spa with top level conference facilities.
Lakeway Resort offers; 24,000 Sq. Ft. of Flexible Function Space, 5,800 Sq. Ft. of Exhibit Space, 5,200 Sq. Ft. class-enclosed ballroom, 17 meeting rooms, 4 ballrooms, conference services & AV staff onsite, sound system & video conferencing, basic LCD projectors included in the CMP, TV & video playback equipment, overhead projectors, lapel & handheld microphones, ergonomic chairs with work tables & white boards.
There’s natural lighting in the meeting rooms, wireless internet access throughout property, 24-Hour Business Center, and a conference planning manager to assist in all aspects of planning and executing your program.
Lakeway Resort and Spa has been awarded over ten industry awards in its conference history. Lakeway Resort is the ideal location to host a business event or interactive and recreational group outing with a golf course to boot!
4. Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center. Orlando, FL.
Gaylord Palm offers easy access, elegance and functionality in every aspect of 400,000 square feet of flexible convention, exhibition and pre-function meeting space.
Located on one level; the 178,500 square foot Exhibition Hall, the 3 ballrooms and the 61 breakout rooms were creatively designed to ensure smooth ease & flow between meetings. These meeting spaces are just steps away from guest rooms and incredible outdoor function venues.
The 4 1/2 acres of lush gardens and winding waterways under glass to explore is one way to unwind and relax at the end of the day.
5. Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Los Angeles, CA.
A recent $1 million renovation included the 100,000 square feet of meeting space, which features the largest ballroom in the city and the California Showroom exhibition hall for trade shows.
Whether you need space for a private executive session or a gala ball, you’ll find it there, along with a 24-hour automated business center, gourmet catering and The Spa at Equinox Century City for unwinding during breaks.
Comprehensive selection of high-tech equipment including; digital audio, professional cameras, multi-image presentations and computer data projection, webcasting and archiving of all your meeting presentations, exhibit displays and set design with flat screen and plasma monitors.
6. Hilton New York. New York, NY.
More than 150,000 square feet encompasses classrooms, theaters, banquet rooms, receptions areas and a selection of suites.
Better yet, planners will make sure that every detail is taken care of, right down to pens for attendees and ice water on the lectern.
New York is one of the finest places to host a conference, or an event, and the Hilton Hotel is one of the best locations in the world to do just that.
7. Emory Conference Center. Atlanta, GA.
A full resort and conference center. Inspired architecturally by Frank Lloyd Wright and set in a 26-acre forest preserve.
This Green Seal-approved property blends the casual elegance of prairie style and environmentally friendly policies with a 32,000-square-foot conference center.
Along with the expected ballroom, meeting rooms, this hotel has the largest amphitheater in the southeast U.S.
Atlanta is also one of the finest places for a conference or event and this historical location would be a great place for any large event.
8. Kellogg Conference Hotel. Washington, D.C
The Washington D.C. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center has hosted thousands of conferences, seminars and social functions since 1952 and is the perfect setting for a gathering of ten to 1,000.
The 32 fully functional meeting rooms offer a total of over 35,000 square feet of flexible space including a 300-seat auditorium and a 50 seat tiered lecture hall.
DC is a great location for conference as it offers very many hotel and flight options for any East Coast event.
9. Caesar’s Palace. Las Vegas, NV.
Featuring an elegant classical Roman design, the state-of-the-art meeting facilities are set apart from the action of the casino yet just an elevator ride from guest rooms in the Palace Tower.
Large or small groups will find an incredible range of flexible spaces in close proximity to freight elevators, spacious pre-function areas, and countless configuration options to meet any need.
Located on the strip of Las Vegas, this hotel offers; 45 restaurants and lounges, Apx. 300,000 Sq. Ft. of meeting and convention space, 3,348 guest rooms and suites, 180 retail outlets, Wi-Fi access throughout the meeting and convention area, event coordinators, basic LCD projectors, TV & video playback equipment, overhead projectors, microphone and podium access.
Plus, it’s Vegas… need we say more? It’s the excuse you’ve always wanted.
10. Brown Palace Hotel. Denver, CO.
Whether it’s creating an Oval Office for bilateral meetings with world leaders, or organizing a simple training session.
This downtown Denver conference facilities offers More than 13,000 square feet of event space, including 12 separate rooms.
Features that include: Internet access hubs in all meeting rooms, onsite audiovisual services, web casting and video conferencing abilities, full-service business center, dedicated conference service manager for each function.
Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel has hosted nearly every president and has the nickname the Oval Office of the Rocky Mountains because how frequented it was by President’s during trips out west.