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Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa Tour – Alabama Gulf Coast Resorts
October 7, 2019
Bathed in the glow of a Southern sunset, the Grand Hotel is ready to exceed your expectations. Our award winning staff will great you upon arrival at this historic resort. The lobby of the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa features complimentary coffee, served every morning until 8 a.m. We also offer tea and cookies each day at 4 p.m., immediately following our cannon firing. Take a moment to enjoy our beautifully landscaped grounds at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa. The Grand Hotel Marina has slips available for sailboats, yachts and fishing boats. The romantic setting of the sun over Mobile Bay is always special. Our guest rooms provide our guests an opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate with beautiful views of the bay or resort gardens. Our renovated guest rooms provide our guests an opportunity to unwind and rejuvenate. Our 405 renovated guest rooms feature the Marriott Bedding Package with down comforters, designer duvets and specially designed box springs and mattresses which will help you relax while staying with us. Our guests are amazed at the beautifully maintained grounds along the bay or looking out at the lagoon. Experience our well appointed suites while you are here. Enjoy our spacious Executive Suites, located in the North Bay House and Marina Buildings. Our Junior Suites have the extra space that you may need while you are away from home. Every bride and groom needs to spend their honeymoon night at the Grand Hotel. Enjoy our spacious governor’s suite while staying at the Grand Hotel on business or vacation. Our Spa Suite with two queen-size beds gives you that extra space needed to relax! Located in our Spa Building, this room is perfect for families, bridal groups, or as a place to meet up with friends! Enjoy a suite in the main building with a king-size bed, separate living area, and beautiful views of Mobile Bay. Make use of our expertly appointed suites for those special occasions which require more space for business or pleasure. Our Presidential Suite bedroom is comfortable and offers great views of our marina. Every day, a procession around the historic Grand Hotel grounds starts in the hotel lobby and concludes with the firing of the cannon at approximately 4pm. Our historian is here to answer your questions about the history of the Grand and the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay. Enjoy the beauty of the Mobile Bay while strolling on the boardwalk. Our grand hammocks are a great way to relax. The culinary team puts together a Grand Hotel Resort made out of gingerbread and other edible materials. Enjoy your favorite appetizer and libation while listening to our nightly music. A perfect ending of the day includes a beverage from Bucky’s, a great view of Mobile Bay and a spectacular sunset. Watch the game or enjoy the fire in the Lakewood Club House. Enjoy a cocktail or sandwich on the 19th hole after a fun round on the Azalea or Dogwood Course. Our Hook, Line & Sinker signature drink is a refreshing drink to enjoy on the shores of Mobile Bay. The Grand Dining Room features fresh meats and local seafood, served with fresh herbs and vegetables from our own Chef’s Garden. The Magnolia Bisque is a signature dish at the Grand Dining Room and features both lobster and asparagus bisque served side by side. Make a special occasion even more memorable with a dinner for two in our Secret Garden. Fresh herbs and vegetables are picked daily from our Chef’s Garden and used in our restaurants and lounges. Enjoy our award winning breakfast buffet and Sunday brunch. Enjoy our AAA Four Diamond restaurant with stunning views of Mobile Bay. Enjoy our Gumbo and the recipe that we have used for decades. Enjoy our handmade Mojito from the freshest ingredients. Our indoor pool is a great place to swim laps or take a dip after a long day. Enjoy your favorite beverage while relaxing at one of our pools. Enjoy the feature pool, complete with majestic oak trees, plus our Blue Marlin Bar and The Pelican’s Nest Restaurant (open April through October). Watching the sunset over Mobile Bay is a fantastic way to end the day at the Grand Hotel. Watch the tennis matches from our screened-in observation porch featuring comfortable furniture, TV and fireplace. Enjoy the view of our 36 slip marina while relieving stress in our fitness center. Our hotel guests can enjoy complimentary use of our sailboats. Enjoy getting some exercise on Mobile Bay and admire the view of the Grand from the Bay. Take time to be a child or be with your family while riding our complimentary bikes around our expansive resort. There is a wide array of activities available through out the year. We offer many activities to keep your children engaged and busy, allowing you some quiet time. Families have played the game of croquet for many generations on the grounds of the Grand Hotel. This Stadium Court at the Lakewood Club at The Colony has a terraced grass stadium seating area. The tennis facility at the Lakewood Club at The Colony includes 10 lighted tennis courts and a Bacco Backboard. Our junior tennis program is fun and educational. Our tennis pros are guaranteed to make learning tennis fun. Many families have fished off of the Grand Pier during the last three centuries. Our concierge offers complimentary duck food to our guests. Come experience FootGolf at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, a sport that combines Soccer & Golf to create a fun activity for participants of all ages. The game is played the same way as golf, except player’s use a soccer ball instead of a golf ball and the ball is kicked rather than struck with a club. Our professional golf staff can accommodate any size group or tournament. Our Lakewood pro shop offers the latest golfing equipment, supplies and apparel. Spend some quality time with family and/or friends on one of our two 18 holes golf courses. The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa’s signature hole, #14 on the Azalea Course, features an island green and a challenging finish. Holes 3 and 4 of the Dogwood Golf Course, feature great views and open fairways. Our golf courses are challenging to all levels of golfers. Our golf courses are designed to challenge the best golfers, but are also for those golfers who are working on their game. Retreat to the tranquil atmosphere of our luxurious spa in our saunas or steam baths. You’ll feel the stress leave your body as you enter our European Spa’s Halls of Whispers. The Quiet Rooms at our spa resort in Alabama are guaranteed to help you relax your mind, body and soul. Our professional massage therapists are trained to help select the treatment best suited to your needs. We are committed to help you relax, unwind and rejuvenate. The USS Alabama Battleship is a great place to enjoy the afternoon with a tour of a historic WWII Battleship. Historic Blakeley State Park was created in 1981 to preserve the National Register Site and its 5 1/2 miles of pristine breastworks. The Battle of Blakely was probably the last charge of the Civil War, being fought just hours after Robert E. Lee’s surrender in Virginia. The Middle Bay Lighthouse is a hexagonal-shaped cottage style screw-pile lighthouse offshore in the center of Mobile Bay. The Malbis Greek Orthodox Church is one of few of its kind in the states. The Malbis Plantation founder Jason Malbis asked his community to build it when he died. They used money from the sale of their community bakery located in Downtown Mobile. The Fairhope Pier is located a few miles up the bay from the resort. Enjoy fishing, a nice walk around the rose garden, and don’t miss the duck pond! Experience the eastern shore’s lifestyle shopping center. A new and unique gathering place, Eastern Shore Centre features Dillard’s and Belk combined with specialty store fashions and a variety of dining options. The Fairhope Museum of History collects artifacts from Fairhope’s unique past, preserves them for future generations and educates through exhibitions and programming about “all things Fairhope”. The Grand Ballroom is a versatile event space that can host a variety of unique meetings, receptions and banquets. The Grand Hotel was the recipient of the 2010 Pinnacle Award by Successful Meetings. Our Ballroom Patio offers a great view of the bay and is a great place for a morning breakfast or reception. We dedicate ourselves to combining ideal meeting and event venues with impeccable service to ensure that all of your events are extraordinary. Julep Point is the ideal bay front location to make your next event, your best event. The possibilities are endless. Julep Point offers great sunset views and is a favorite venue for a reception and dinner. The Azalea Ballroom offers versatile event space for meetings and meal events. The warm atmosphere and the amazing view of the bay makes the Sky Lounge the perfect place for a reception or dinner. Your guests will enjoy the natural setting of your wedding while The Grand Lawn is an idyllic setting for a wedding ceremony where your guests will enjoy the picturesque views of Mobile Bay while seated under that shade of a 250 year old oak tree. Planning your wedding day is no small matter. From the initial inquiry until your wedding day, you will enjoy a level of service from our dedicated staff that is unsurpassed. Enjoy the beautiful setting along Mobile Bay, perfect for a picturesque Gulf Coast wedding. Our certified wedding planners are ready to help you plan the wedding of your dreams.