Joining the Ocean House Management Collection, this Forbes Five-Star property in Lenox, Massachusetts, has undergone a multimillion-dollar renovation to blend old world glamour with modern-day appeal. The contrast illuminates the historical architecture while offering freshly luxe public areas. Located on 110 acres of sprawling greenery, the resort affords attendees stunning views of its country landscape during intimate meetings and events.
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston
The landmark hotel next to Boston Common spent $13 million to incorporate saddle leather, wood and steel into the 193 guest rooms and suites and along the corridors, as well as platinum-leafed motifs in the 3,500-square-foot ballroom. Poet Edgar Allen Poe gets his decor homage evermore, as well. The Club Lounge has been redesigned into a modern-day take on luxury, with a pantry to rival any gourmet kitchen. Meeting space totals 12,000 sq. ft.
MGM Springfield is now open for bookings in anticipation of its August opening, when guests will begin arriving at the first gaming resort in Massachusetts. Featuring 252 rooms and suites and 34,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, this much-anticipated New England property mixes historical touches with whimsical elements such as a Dr.-Seuss-inspired chandelier built from hats in the presidential suite. Restaurants include Cal Mare from San Francisco’s Michael Mina, which promises to marry Italy’s Amalfi Coast and New England cuisine.
Following a thorough $16 million renovation, this hotel showcases a clean and sleek aesthetic, while also maintaining its artisan heritage throughout. Its 344 guest rooms and new lobby are perfect representations of its transformation. Another is a new Spanish tapas restaurant—perfect for any gambas al ajillo-loving foodie. Hold your meeting within its 18,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, which includes a 7,000 square-foot ballroom.
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