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La Crosse, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning a conference for about 30 people, this is the best possible setting if you value intimacy, history, simple elegance and fine dining. You have the choice of the historic Houghton House or more modern River House, but if you book enough rooms, you get exclusive use of either property with concierge services through the Aspen Institute,... More 

Thank occdocbill
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We spent the weekend at Wye River for a very special birthday celebration. We were amazed at how beautiful the grounds are. We stayed in the Houghton Mansion and it was simply gorgeous. It was quiet and it almost felt like we had the whole place to ourselves. We wandered around and marveled at the decor. Our room was simply... More 

Thank semb1
Washington, DC
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106 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This Marriott location only takes business meetings and events. I was a guest as part of a business retreat. Pros: Sleeping spaces are in cottage-type buildings. I only stayed in one of the cottages and it was extremely clean. The main area contained casual seating, a baby grand and a mini fridge with several bottles of water so guests didn't... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Just went for a conference, this place is unbelievable! The most kind attention, great food. Everybody anticipating your every need. The most beautiful location. Ideal for work or family meetings. Ideal for a dream wedding. Really really recommend it! Will return for sure.

Thank Car F
Phoenix, Arizona
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2015

The conference center is great for retreats and activities that require quiet indoor and outdoor spaces. It is a beautiful environment surrounded by gorgeous trees and nature, and adjacent to the river. The rooms are spacious with great natural light. The surrounding area is great for running, walking, and riding a bike (bicycles available fro free) If you are looking... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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144 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

Once again we brought faculty from our University to have a 3.5 day immersion retreat. This time, we only used Houghton House and we were 10 total. The hotel staff are amazing in trying to meet our needs. The chefs prepared amazing meals and breaks for us. We started the day with yoga outside (contracted with a yoga instructor from... More 

Thank GeorgetownUnivProf
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2014

This beautiful Georgian mansion is kept in all style and luxury, surrounded by beautiful gardens amidst a gorgeous landscape of farmlands, wood and rivers. It presents all the facilities and advantages a conference must have, plus the tranquility and beauty that invites to reflection, peace of mind and positive atmosphere. A perfect place in every sense.

Thank Daniel M
New Rochelle, New York
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2014

I attended a wedding at this beautiful location. The hotel is run by Marriott and I was able to collect Marriott points for the stay. There seem to be different levels of accommodations; I think mine was on the lower end. Check in is at Houghton House which is a beautiful property. It seemed totally up to date and absolutely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

Stayed at the Houghton House property and had a great experience at the conference hotel. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcomed and pampered. The grounds are beautiful. The food was out of this world...try the hot mustard barbecue sauce!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2013

I was recently here for a conference. The property is beautiful especially that it was October and the leaves were wonderful fall colors. I think that as a retreat location it is fine but for a meeting with people traveling from across the country it is far removed. I had come into BWI and then took a $160 cab ride... More 

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James T, Guest Services at Wye River Conference Center, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our beautiful setting. We do understand that our location is not suited for all types of meetings, but for retreats we are very popular. As a group only conference center, we are utilized by Meeting Planners that wants a distraction free environment, allowing their attendees to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wye River Conference Center consists of two unique campuses located along the tranquil Wye River, just minutes from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Each campus of our group only conference facility specializes in conferences, meetings and events, catering to the needs of professional meeting and event planners. With all-inclusive pricing that includes overnight accommodations, all meals, breaks, conference space, and wireless internet, our expert staff ensures that no detail is overlooked. Our sales specialists will help you select the campus that is right for your group. Regardless of which conference facility you select, our remote and private location will ensure your group a secure, exclusive, and productive event. Our central mid-Atlantic location is ideal, just 50 miles from both Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD., and 100 miles from Philadelphia, PA. Use our onsite helipad, or land your private jet at Easton Newnam Field, just 20 minutes by car form our center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wye River Conference Center

Address: 600 Aspen Dr, Queenstown, MD 21658-1507 (Formerly Aspen Wye River Conference Center)
Location: United States > Maryland > Queenstown
Number of rooms: 51
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