Grand Cascades Lodge Opens with Meeting Planners in MInd - 2007-09-19

Grand Cascades Lodge at Crystal Springs in Hardyston, NJ, has recently opened featuring more than 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, which will become available for use beginning in October 2007.

Situated just a one-hour drive from Manhattan, Newark Liberty International Airport and most points in northern and central New Jersey, the 250-room Grand Cascades Lodge was designed with meeting planners in mind.

Among a few of the unique meeting aspects offered at the resort:

Specially tailored menus for events and a dedicated corporate sales staff to provide planners with step-by-step guidance before, during and after conferences;
A golf simulator to complement the resort’s own championship golf that allow groups to "play" a round on Pebble Beach or St. Andrews famed courses;

A Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine cellar that can host meetings, surrounded by a collection of more than 50,000 bottles;

A distinctive "iron chef" team building challenge.
All grass, 18-hole putting course ideal for meeting attendee competitions or meeting break activities

Among the meeting room options at Grand Cascades Lodge is a 4,300-square-foot Emerald Ballroom featuring floor-to-ceiling arched windows, chandeliers, and sound proof room divider.

Dedicated conference rooms feature wireless high speed internet access, video conferencing capabilities, ergonomic chairs, conference tables with privacy screens and on-site IT managers to work with guests.

In addition to the facilities at Grand Cascades, planners also have access to 20,000 square feet of function space at nearby full-service Minerals Resort and Spa, also part of the Crystal Springs group of resorts.