THE FOUNDERS INN & SPA

THE FOUNDERS INN & SPA

5641 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3.5 Star Suburban property
36.80417-76.18895
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 445 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle provided
  • The Avg. Group Saves 23.3%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 240 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 11:00AM
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 25 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Golf, Historic Tours, Whale Watching Tours, Norfolk Waterside Shops, Marine Science Museum, Guided Eco-Tours, Water Park, Shopping, Regent University and Campus

Customer Reviews of The Founders Inn & Spa

4.0 out of 5.Based on 445 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Southern Hospitality awaits you at The Founders Inn and Spa. The Hotel combines the ambiance of historic Virginia and the luxury of modern day Hampton Roads. The Founders Inn is adorned with gracious guestrooms and suites with Colonial period décor, executive workspace, views of 26 manicured acres and much more. Three restaurants on site feature authentic, regional cuisine to delight your taste buds. Relaxation awaits you at our first class Flowering Almond Spa. After your spa treatment, take advantage of our indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center and tennis facilities. Don't worry golfers, there is a championship golf course nearby. Founders Inn and Spa has 25,000 square feet of unique meeting space and is fully endorsed by the International Association of Conference Centers(IACC).

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:4:00 PM
Check Out:11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation:2010
Floors:3
Rooms:240
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:240
Handicap Rooms:1
Suites:21
Room Windows:Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:25 View Spaces
Meeting Space:25000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 1000 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:2PM-1AM
Pool Info:
Indoor Pool with ADA Lift - Open 5:00 am to 11:00 pmGradual Walk-In Outdoor Pool with Splash Feature & Slide (Seasonal)- Open 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, but subject to weather conditions
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Varies
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:amounts vary
Total Taxes:13.00%
Total Misc Fees:$1.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.00%
Occupancy Tax: 8.00%
City Tax: 1.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 0.00 Per Night

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pets up to 40 lbs are permitted with a $150 refundable pet-deposit.


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail
  • Wedding Chapel

Airport & Shuttle Information

9 miles from Norfolk International Airport. Shuttle transportation available.

Local Shuttle Info: Airport Shuttle is available for $12.00 each way, per person.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.
Previously known as:
Founders Inn & Spa, The Founders Inn

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at The Founders Inn & Spa

Rate fluctuations of The Founders Inn & Spa

The chart above shows seasonality ofprices for both our group rates and the best individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed.The best group rate shown is 55.0% in May 2012 and the highest average individual rate is $239 in the month of June 2012. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Founders Inn & Spa in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Founders Inn & Spa

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Founders Inn & Spa.

Feel free to use the The Founders Inn & Spa meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Virginia Beach event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Virginia Ballroom87 x 148 x 1512876--/780--700--------/--1400780--
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Virginia Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
12876 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
87 x 148 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Thomas Jefferson Amphitheater67 x 39 x 162613--/----78--------/--------
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Thomas Jefferson Amphitheater

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
2613 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
67 x 39 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Harrison27 x 39 x 101053--/----50403024--/--80----
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Harrison

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1053 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
27 x 39 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Franklin42 x 32 x 101344--/90--50443224--/--80----
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Franklin

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1344 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
42 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Madison42 x 32 x 101344--/90--50443224--/--80----
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Madison

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1344 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
42 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Wentworth Boardroom41 x 20 x 10820--/----------14--/--------
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Wentworth Boardroom

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
820 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
41 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Henry28 x 26 x 10755--/----40302420--/--60----
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Henry

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
755 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
28 x 26 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Blair28 x 20 x 10584--/----24241816--/--40----
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Blair

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
584 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
28 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Mason28 x 20 x 10584--/----24241816--/--40----
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Mason

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
584 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
28 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Lee14 x 29 x 9433--/----16181614--/--24----
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Lee

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
433 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
14 x 29 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Wythe14 x 21 x 9309--/----12----10--/--16----
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Wythe

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
309 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
14 x 21 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Braxton14 x 14 x 9213--/----6----6--/--12----
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Braxton

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
213 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
14 x 14 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Nelson14 x 20 x 9294--/20--12----10--/--1----
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Nelson

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
294 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
14 x 20 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ballroom 1A
44 x 37 x 151580--/80--50483632--/--14090--
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Ballroom 1A

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1580 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
44 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Ballroom 1B
44 x 37 x 151580--/80--50483632--/--14090--
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Ballroom 1B

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1580 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
44 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Ballroom 4A
44 x 37 x 151653--/90--50483632--/--14090--
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Ballroom 4A

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1653 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
44 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Ballroom 4B
44 x 37 x 151653--/90--50483632--/--14080--
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Ballroom 4B

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1653 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
44 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ballroom 1
87 x 37 x 13160--/180--1206048--18/16280180--
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Ballroom 1

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
3160 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
87 x 37 x 1 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ballroom 2
87 x 37 x 153219--/210--1406048--18/16300210--
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Ballroom 2

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
3219 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
87 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ballroom 3
87 x 37 x 153219--/210--1346048--18/16300210--
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Ballroom 3

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
3219 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
87 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ballroom 4
87 x 37 x 153219--/180--1206048--18/16--180--
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Ballroom 4

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
3219 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
87 x 37 x 15 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ballroom Foyer26 x 87 x 92262--/------------20/15--1808
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Ballroom Foyer

We utilize the Ballroom Foyer for our continuous refreshment service, receptions, registration and exhibit space.
Room Type:
Foyer
Total Size:
2262 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
26 x 87 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Columns:
2
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System

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