The festive season kicks off early this year at The Alfond Inn at Rollins as the hotel toasts a major win from Condé Nast Traveler while heralding the return of the its treasured holiday events.  As locals and visitors alike come back to the hotel for dining, business and leisure, there are awards to celebrate and holiday happenings in store now and throughout the season.

A Top 10 Hotel in Florida

This month, the hotel was ranked among the top 10 “Best Hotels in Florida” by Condé Nast Traveler in their annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

“To be highly ranked among the Best Hotels in Florida by the discriminating readers of Condé Nast Traveler is such an honor,” said Jesse Martinez, General Manager of The Alfond Inn at Rollins. “I couldn’t feel prouder of our entire team at The Alfond Inn for the commitment and spirit that goes into making each guest experience the best it can be. We are thrilled and incredibly grateful to receive the distinction from such a prestigious publication, especially after such challenging times for the industry and travelers alike.”

To mark this prestigious award, all guests (21 and older) staying at the hotel now through December 30th will be invited to raise a complimentary glass of bubbly during their stay (one per guest, per stay) in the Lounge.

The Thanksgiving Buffet Feast Returns

Thursday November 25, 2021

The popular Thanksgiving Feast returns with an all-American chef-inspired cornucopia of holiday dishes served at multiple stations. It will range from starters and salads to the full Turkey Dinner spread, along with Braised Short Ribs, Grilled Swordfish, an array of sides, and a decadent dessert station. The Feast will be once again served in the traditional buffet-style with food stations throughout the Conservatory and guests seated in the elegant Park Avenue Ballroom.

Tickets are $69 per adult, $29 per child (ages 5-12). Children under 4 years of age are complimentary.

 There are seatings at Noon and 3pm.  For tickets and more information, including the full menu, visit EventBrite.

Santa is readying the sleigh and planning his visit from the North Pole on two Sundays in December when he will meet and greet families. A Full Breakfast Buffet will be served, featuring French Toast, Waffles, Eggs and all the trimmings for a very jolly morning with Santa.

9:00 am -11:00am, in the Park Avenue Ballroom

Tickets are $40 per adult, $20 Children ages 6 -12. Children under 4 years of age are complimentary.

For tickets and more information, including the full menu visit EventBrite.

8th Annual New Year’s Eve Gala

Friday, December 31, 2021

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday December 5 and Sunday December 12th

The glittering New Year’s Eve Gala is also returning this year. This is a must-attend on Orlando’s holiday social calendar, with live music from the BuzzCatz, Chef-served food stations, Premium Open Bar and a Champagne Toast. A live stream of the Times Square Ball Drop will ring in 2022.


Tickets are $219 per person. Cocktail Attire



For tickets and all the party details, including entertainment lineup and the full menu visit EventBrite.