Lenox, MA (PRWEB) September 28, 2012

Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club was recently recognized by Meetings Focus East Magazine, a leading conference planners publication, for a Best of the East Award, the sixth time the resort has been honored with this distinction.


Readers of Meetings Focus East are polled annually for their favorite meeting properties in the East based on the following criteria: quality of the meeting space; guest rooms; guest services and amenities; food and beverage service; the efficiency and helpfulness of staff; high-tech services and equipment; recreational facilities and activities; and overall value and experience.


Cranwell continues to be a popular venue for meeting planners throughout the Northeast due to the vast array of activities and resources offered by the resorts conference planning group. They recently developed a new Activities Guide to enhance meetings with a host of group activities, Options include Scavenger Hunt Team Challenges and Culinary Experiences such as Beer Here and Hors doeuvres at the Chefs Table. In addition to wellness activities, Cranwell can also arrange drumming workshops or social dancing instruction. In the first few months since launching the new guide, many planners are already busy adding these options to their agendas.


Conveniently located in the heart of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, Cranwell has long been a favorite destination for meetings and events for up 200 guests. Cranwell features 15,000 square feet of event space including a spacious ballroom with panoramic hilltop views and a stately board room in an historic Gilded Age Mansion. The property offers wireless internet access throughout the resort.



Cranwell is located just two and one-half hours from New York City and Boston in the historic New England village of Lenox, Massachusetts. This award winning resort features 114 distinctive guest rooms and suites, an 18-hole historic golf course set on 380 hilltop acres, and is home to one of the largest resort Spas in the Northeast. Guests also have complimentary spa use including the glass-enclosed heated indoor pool, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and fitness center. With three restaurants and spacious banquet rooms, Cranwell also hosts numerous year-round conferences, weddings and social events.


Cranwell Resort received the Cond