This cream-colored hotel is owned by Rollins College and named after Theodore and Barbara Alfond, Rollins College graduates who gifted their alma mater hundreds of works of art. The Mediterranean-inspired architecture features a terra-cotta roof, Juliet balconies and a large glass awning over its arched front doors, and the Alfonds' art collection is currently on display in the inn’s public spaces. The bright and attractive lobby and glass-domed atrium are appointed with paintings by Alex Katz and mobiles by Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno. The 112 guest rooms are spacious, tranquil and well-maintained, though not necessarily ones at the forefront of luxury. Recommended Premier Rooms come with striped fitted carpets and separate lounge areas with comfortable seating arrangements and writing desks. The hotel also encompasses an outdoor heated swimming pool and a well-equipped fitness center, plus chef Stephen Doyle’s restaurant, Hamilton’s Kitchen, where contemporary Southern fare is served in a rustic dining room with exposed beams and Dutch oak floors. Note that all profits from the property are donated directly to Rollins College’s Alfond Scholars Program.
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Lowest Rate: Classic Room, $380; Editor's Choice: Premier Room, $500.
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