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Conference Centers for Religious and Spiritual Groups seeking Lodging and Meeting Space

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Guest Rooms 48
Largest Group 110
Largest Meeting Room 110
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The Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn
Richmond, VA
The Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn, established in 1934, is situated on 150 picturesque acres along the James River. Just two miles west of the City of Richmond, Roslyn welcomes more than 400 churches and non-profit organizations every year for residential conferences, retreats, seminars and outdoor activities.

Roslyn has 96 beds in 48 bedrooms. Each room is spaciously built for double occupancy, however single rooms may be available upon request. Designed for comfort, rest and reflection, each room is air-conditioned and has two beds and a private bath. While telephones and clock radios are provided in each room, there are no televisions in order to preserve the serene, peaceful setting. Towels, linens and daily housekeeping services are provided. Handicap accessible rooms are available upon request.

In addition to comfortable lodging, Roslyn has 12 meeting facilities including a new dining hall. Roslyn’s largest meeting facility is Walker Hall with a capacity of 110 guests. Gibson Hall and Tucker Hall both seat 75 and include plenty of breakout space. The new dining hall is a magnificent structure, abundant in space and charm, with seating for 150 guests in the main dining room. A huge stone fireplace is located on one end of the main dining room and a terrace on the other, perfect for outdoor dining. Several boardrooms with seating for groups of 10 – 25 make up the rest of the complex, including three dining hall meeting rooms, the Powers Hall meeting room and the Powers Hall Library.

Guests will also find scenic views, wooded trails, and scattered benches that provide quiet spots for conversation, reading and reflection. The Kanawha Canal and the James River valley provide an excellent backdrop for any event.

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Roslyn has meeting rooms sized and priced for groups of 10 to 110--for the week, for the weekend, or just for the day. Lodging is available in 48 peaceful rooms for residential groups of 96 people.
Roslyn has 12 meeting facilities including the new Dining Hall, a magnificient structure, abundant in space and charm.
Our kitchen provides delicious meals, served by a friendly and helpful staff, in our beautiful new Dining Hall.
Outdoor facilities include a picnic pavilion with seating for up to 150, a spring-fed outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, nature trails, a volleyball court, and horseshoe pits, all on 150 beautiful, rolling acres.
Personal retreats may be scheduled for Monday-Thursday nights. Weekend availability limited. Meals are available when guests are in residence.

"Enter Roslyn and move from compulsive, frenetic activity to solitude and contemplation. Away from external clutter--from work and phones, computer screens and televisions--we are reminded that God is our refuge and strength."

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The National Conference Center - Leesburg, VA
“Come to a peaceful retreat center that offers the perfect environment to accomplish your mission and more”
Situated on 110 beautiful wooded acres along the Potomac River Valley, The National Conference Center offers the complete combination of serenity and modern meeting facilities near historic Leesburg, Virginia. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art conference facilities with a distraction-free environment for religious retreats and special events.

The conference center offers both size and variety. With 265,000 square feet of space, 250 meeting rooms, and 917 guest rooms, combined with 110 wooded acres, walking trails, streams and fields, your group can have productive meetings with space to roam and build camaraderie.

  • Take advantage of The National Conference Center’s special offer for religious groups on weekends throughout the year. Your Retreat Meeting Package will include: fully equipped conference rooms, break-out rooms, standard audio-visual package, three meals daily, refreshment breaks, single guest room accommodations, use of the fitness center and free parking.
  • No need to double up or sleep in multiple occupancy rooms; our Single Room Pricing is generally competitive with most retreat centers and double occupancy hotel packages.
  • Professional and knowledgeable conference support team and your own dedicated conference planner.
  • Sophisticated technology - all rooms offer wireless internet, climate control, and the option for advanced audio-visual support.
  • 800-seat dining room
  • Full-service business center available on weekends.
  • Enjoy the largest ballroom in Northern Virginia with 16,000 square foot of space, along with 7 banquet rooms.
  • Take in the beautiful outdoors as a whole or individually along our 1.3-mile path surrounding the conference center.
  • At Flexx Sports, our onsite recreation center, we offer volleyball, basketball, racquetball/squash court, outdoor pool, and tennis.
  • You’ll be satisfied with your event knowing The National Conference Center is environmentally friendly. The conference center meets the “Green Seal” standards by reducing energy consumption, adamantly recycling, and increasing the use of biodegradable products.
  • If you’re going to have a retreat, why not make it as professional and seemless as possible. We’ll take care of the rest and make sure your retreat is a success.

    The National Conference Center specializes in retreats with:
    • 8 Executive Suites

    • 52 Guest Suites

    • 821 First-Class Guestrooms

    • 20 First-Class Accessible Rooms (ADA Compliant)

    • 16,500 sq ft ballroom

    • 27,000 sq ft of multifunction space

    • 265,000 sq ft of meeting space

    • 250 meeting rooms

    • 800-seat dining room

    As part of the Retreat Meeting Package, attendees’ daily meals are including in the rate and are served in the 800-seat dining court.
    For weddings and social events, welcome your guests to West Belmont Place – a circular drive and separate entrance from the conference center. Choose from our set menus or customize the event with your favorite hors d’ oeurves, entrees and desserts. This beautiful events venue offers elegant settings for 50 to 1,800 guests in the Potomac, Belmont, Loudoun rooms or National Ballroom. Sit back while our event planners handle all the details to create your ideal wedding, bar or bat mitzvah, anniversary, retirement party, wedding shower, bridal shower, reception and more.
    Take advantage of the National Conference Center’s resources and quiet scenery all for an affordable rate.

    The National Conference Center
    18980 Upper Belmont Place
    Leesburg, VA 20176


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    The Founders Inn
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Designed for Retreats
    The Founders Inn and Spa has been one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier meeting destinations for church conferences and couples retreats since 1991. For two decades, it has provided sanctuary for thousands of religious, church and spiritual leadership meetings.

    Nestled in the heart of Southeastern Virginia, 9 miles from Norfolk International Airport, its location is ideal. Just off Interstate 64 and buffered with 26 landscaped acres, it’s convenient for travel, while set back from the hectic pace of city life - a lush, serene Southern retreat.

    The facility, designed to honor our nation’s founders, derives its warm, charming atmosphere from a combination of country inn design, luxurious accommodations and Colonial accents. Its Georgian architecture, antique furnishings and comfortable guest rooms gently escort guests into the past; guests find it easier to temporarily let go of their concern for present matters and focus on the retreat.

    The Founders Inn offers 240 luxurious guest rooms and suites boasting a charming, old world decor accented by beautiful furnishings, combining the warmth of a country inn with Colonial-era architecture. At The Founders Inn, guests will enjoy superior amenities and exceptional guest services that will ensure a first-class experience.

    The Inn holds the distinction of being one of the most advanced meeting facilities in the mid-Atlantic. With 25,000 square feet of exhibit space and 20 separate meeting rooms, groups from 10 to 1,400 are easily accommodated making The Founders Inn an ideal location for business events, in addition to being one of the finest vacation getaways in Virginia.

    The Founders Inn provides an ideal setting to celebrate weddings, receptions, anniversaries, company parties or any of life's most special occasions. With a lake and beautifully landscaped English Gardens as the backdrop, our elegant Colonial-style resort offers the luxury, comfort and dining excellence that will cater to your guests' every need.

    The Inn is centrally located near beaches, amusement parks, historical landmarks, shopping outlets and countless other activities in the Virginia Beach area. Without question, guests of The Founders Inn will find themselves nestled between history and the sea with outstanding options for activities and recreation.

    The Hunt Room at The Founders Inn, offers colonial-style fare complemented by ales and wine from our old world dispensary.
    The Swan Terrace Restaurant at The Founders Inn offers a feast for the senses. Here, elegance walks hand in hand with some of the finest cuisine you've ever experienced.
    The Founders Inn is located in the heart of historic southeastern Virginia, just minutes from the Norfolk International Airport.
    Imagine the first day of a wonderful life together celebrated at The Founders Inn. Amid the elegance of grand Georgian architecture, you exchange vows surrounded by loved ones and the serene beauty of spectacularly landscaped English Gardens.
    Guests will enjoy a relaxing swim in our heated indoor and outdoor pools, or rejuvenating exercise in our fully equipped, two-story fitness and wellness center, staffed by certified instructors. Also available onsite are tennis, racquetball and volleyball courts along with a lakeside jogging trail.
    The Flowering Almond Spa offers a special discount so that couples can enjoy their treatments together. This full-service spa offers a complete range of spa services including massages, facials, wraps and a full nail treatment center. Flowering Almond Spa boasts six treatments rooms with one dedicated to couples massage. Central to these rooms is the conservatory, a get-away room with lounge chairs, natural light, gentle water features and complimentary beverages. The spa may be reserved exclusively for the church retreat for privacy and as a special place for fellowship.

    "At The Founders Inn and at all Benchmark properties, the legacy of success is anchored in our philosophy of balancing living, learning and leisure."

    I-64 and East Indian River Road
    5641 Indian River Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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    Lansdowne Resort Lansdowne, VA
    Our resort offers discerning travelers and groups all of the ingredients for a 'dream escape' visit
    Lansdowne Resort is an award-winning facility strategically located just 15 minutes from Dulles International Airport. Designed to balance living, learning and leisure,™ our resort anticipates your needs so that you can enjoy a uniquely satisfying meeting experience.

    Our 45,000-square-foot IACC certified conference center encompasses a Grand Ballroom, Amphitheatre, Boardrooms and elegant outdoor function space. You can also plan your event at our magnificent new Clubhouse featuring its own ballroom. Dedicated meeting planners, custom meeting packages, and cutting edge technology including wireless Internet access offer the elements you need for success. Plan a teambuilding golf tournament on our two championship courses, or a group tour of the Nation’s Capital—at Lansdowne Resort, there’s room for both business and pleasure.

    Accommodations: 296 newly renovated (February 2005) deluxe guest rooms, including 14 suites, in a nine-story center tower, overlooking panoramic views of the resort’s championship golf courses, the Potomac River and nearby mountains.

    Location: Located near historic Leesburg, Virginia, and bordering the Potomac River, Lansdowne Resort is nestled in Loudoun County, Virginia’s famed “wine country,” just eight miles from Washington Dulles International Airport and 30 miles from Washington, D.C.

    Weddings and Special Events: Scenic views of Virginia’s wine country, luxurious amenities, and engaging indoor and outdoor venues create memorable events at Lansdowne Resort. Our romantic setting feels worlds apart from the city, yet it is just a 15-minute ride to Dulles International Airport. A variety of gracious function rooms includes the spacious Grand Ballroom and On The Potomac Terrace—a coveted wedding ceremony site, or the elegant new Clubhouse Ballroom. Our specialists attend to every detail—from custom menus and floral arrangements, to live entertainment.
    Technology - Lansdowne Resort offers meeting space with cutting edge audiovisual capabilities, a Technology Center, and business services to attend to all of your business needs. From videoconferencing to non-linear video editing, we offer it all. And a certified audio/visual staff provides close production assistance prior to and during your conference to ensure a flawless production.
    Service - Service is top priority at Lansdowne Resort, where you are a assigned a Conference Planning Manager acting as your sole contact for all meeting arrangements including guest accommodations, meeting room setup, audiovisual requirements, and recreational activities. During your meeting, a Conference Concierge is on hand to respond to any meeting need, from faxing and copying to overnighting packages. Our experienced and highly trained staff will not only make your job easier, but your conference more successful.
    Restaurants: Executive Chef Jason Lage’s vision for On the Potomac at Lansdowne Resort is of an eclectic dining experience featuring fine regional, American cuisine utilizing fresh, local ingredients, all complemented by an award winning wine-list. The best of everything the Virginia countryside has to offer skillfully prepared and presented in a casual, yet elegant setting. On The Potomac also offers the area’s most renowned Sunday Brunch.
    Full service spa and health club, three lighted outdoor tennis courts, racquetball, outdoor volleyball, Cybex exercise equipment, whirlpools, indoor lap pool and outdoor Aquatic Complex
    Recreational 45 holes of championship golf designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Greg Norman, including The RTJ-II Course, The Norman Course, and the 9-hole Shark Bite Course

    Landsdowne Resort 44050 Woodridge Parkway Lansdowne, VA 20176

    Phone: 703-729-8400 Toll Free: 877-509-8400

    Landsdowne Resort invites groups, including religious, spiritual, educational, association groups, to have your meetings and workshops with us. Our Conference Center: 45,000 square feet of total conference space, including: 25 meeting rooms, 9,525 square foot ballroom, 770-square foot Executive Boardroom and 126-seat tiered Amphitheater, complete with state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities.

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    InnDwelling Contemplative Retreats
    1114 Keslo Road
    Great Falls, VA 22066

    Guest Rooms - 0
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    Type - Other
    Venue - Woods
    We are an Interfaith Center Group rooted in the Christian tradition We plan to open a haven of peace and silence that will emphasize the contemplative practices common to all religious traditions. All will be invited to use this place for prayer, spiritual enrichment, personal solitude, dialogue, conferences and retreats. We plan to have our space in late 2012. We have retreat leaders available to lead contemplative retreats!
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    Tides Inn
    480 King Carter Drive
    Irvington, VA 22480

    Guest Rooms - 106
    Meeting Rooms - 10
    Conference Space - 9,000
    Largest Group - 150
    Type - Resort
    Venue - Coast - East
    The gracious atmosphere of the Tides Inn is a perfect setting for both business and recreational gatherings. With our new and improved accommodations, personalized service and award-winning cuisine, it is understandable that so many of our friends return annually for their meetings. We've hosted some conferences for more than 25 consecutive years!
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    Conference Center Directory

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    Telephone Email
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    Berry Hill Estate South Boston VA 434-517-7018   Hotel 90  10  Other
    CrossRoads Camp & Conference Center Lowesville VA 434-277-8465   Conference Center Woods
    Days Inn Crystal City Arlington VA 703-920-8600   Hotel  
    Dominican Retreat McLean VA 703-356-4243 Email
    Religious Center 44   
    Executive Meeting Center at Embassy Suites Richmond Richmond VA 804-672-8585 Email
    Executive Meeting Center 224  10   
    Executive Meeting Center at Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Alexandria VA 703-845-1010   Hotel 496   
    Hampton Roads Convention Center Hampton VA 757-722-1222   Convention 2500  35   
    Hilton - Norfolk Airport Norfolk VA 757-466-8000   Hotel  
    Hilton - Virginia Beach Resort Virginia Beach VA 757-213-4333   Hotel  
    Holiday Inn & Suites Gateway Williamsburg VA 757-229-9990   Hotel 96  Coast - East
    Holiday Inn - Great Falls Great Falls VA 888-123-4444 Email
    Hotel 34  Woods
    Holiday Inn - Old Towne Portsmouth Portsmouth VA 757-393-2573   Hotel  
    Hyatt Regency Reston Reston VA 703-925-8236   Hotel  
    InnDwelling Contemplative Retreats Great Falls VA 703-759-9759 Email
    Other Woods
    Lansdowne Resort Lansdowne VA 703-729-8400 Email
    Executive Meeting Center 296  25  Woods
    Lynchburg Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau Lynchburg VA 434-847-5814   Convention  
    Mariners Landing Resort & Conference Center Huddleston VA 1-800-851-4988   Resort 132  Coast - East
    Marriott - Norfolk Waterside Norfolk VA 757-628-6455   Hotel  
    Marriott - Northern Virginia Falls Church VA 703-846-0212   Hotel  
    Marriott Crystal Gateway Arlington VA 703-920-3230   Hotel  
    Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau Norfolk VA 757-664-6620   Convention  
    Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel Portsmouth VA 757-673-3056   Hotel  
    Sheraton National - Hotel Arlington Arlington VA 703-271-6677   Hotel  
    Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Norfolk VA 757-622-6664   Hotel  
    Sheraton Richmond West Hotel Richmond VA 804-281-5934   Hotel  
    The Carter Hall Conference Center Millwood VA 540-837-9482   Retreat 32   
    The Founders Inn Virginia Beach VA 757-366-5768 Email
    Religious Center 240  20   
    The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center Roanoke VA 540-985-5900   Hotel 332  35   
    The National Conference Center Leesburg VA 877.363.3108 Email
    Conference Center 950  250  Woods
    The Tides Inn Irvington VA 804-438-4426 Email
    Hotel 106   
    The Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn Richmond VA 800-477-6296 Email
    Religious Center 48  12   
    Tides Inn Irvington VA 804.438.5000 Email
    Resort 106  10  Coast - East
    Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Virginia Beach VA 757-437-6250   Convention  
    Virginia Crossings Resort Glenn Allen VA 804-727-1403   Resort  

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