Originally founded in 1766, this upscale colonial resort has grown incrementally, and now features 483 guest rooms. It was renovated as recently as 2010 and is fully air conditioned. The family-friendly resort also has spectacular mountain views, and is an ideal ski hotel. Guests are welcomed into the lobby by a 24-hour reception and check-out service, and here they may also make use of the currency exchange facilities, cloakroom, hotel safe, and lift access to the rooms. Additional communal spaces include the games room, TV lounge, café, bar, pub and restaurant, as well as the auditorium and conference facilities. Younger guests are sure to enjoy the children's playground. Internet access is available throughout, and additional services include a hairdressing salon, bicycle hire, room service and a laundry service. Guests arriving by car may like to take advantage of the hotel parking.The Colonial Virginia-style guest rooms feature period themed furnishings and premium bed linens on double or king-size beds. Each of the rooms comes with an en suite bathroom with a shower, bath and hairdryer. Standard features include a direct dial telephone, cable TV, radio, hi-fi, ironing set and a safe. Internet access is also provided in all rooms. Light refreshments are catered for by the minibar, and optimum comfort is ensured by the individually regulated air conditioning and heating. Each room has a private balcony or terrace for indoor/outdoor living.