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2016 VEDA Fall Conference Hotel & Dining Information
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The VEDA Conference Block at the Homestead is sold out.
Alternative lodging options follow:

Listed in order of proximity to the Omni -- heading north on 220 towards Warm Springs.

Vine Cottage Inn (Located at the entrance to the Omni)
7402 Sam Snead Highway
540,839.2422 or 800.410.8755
www.vinecottageinn.com
InnKeeper@vinecottageinn.com

Main Street Apartment (Upstairs on Main Street/downtown)
Hot Springs, VA 24445
540.969.9692
www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3547267

Creek Side Apartment (Upstairs on Main Street)
Hot Springs, VA 24445
540.969.9692
www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p358203

Kings's Victorian Inn  (Near the First tee)
8883 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, VA 24445
540.839.3134
www.kingsvictorianbandb.com

Roseloe Motel
10849 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, VA 24445
540.839.5373
RoseloeMotel@tds.net

Meadow Villas at Warm Springs
171 Meadow Lane
Warm Springs, VA 24484717.951.3955
hawdave@yahoo.com
w
ww.meadowvillas.com

Bath Villas at the Meadows
101 Meadow Drive
Warm Springs, VA 24484
540.839.2124
www.bathvillameadows.com

Alvey Cottage
11205 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, VA 24445
804.282.8822 or 804.754.6445
alveycottage@aol.com

Inn at Gristmill Square
124 Old Mill Road
Warm Springs, 24484
540.839.2231
www.gristmillsquare.com

The Anderson Cottage
208 Old Germantown Road
Warm Springs, VA 24484
540.839.2975

www.theandersoncottagebnb.com

Warm Springs Inn  (Across from the Jefferson Pools approximately 5 miles)
12968 Sam Snead Highway 
Warm Springs, VA 24484
540.839.5351
www.warmspringsinnva.com

Going South on 220, a 2 miles beyond the Omni.
Hillcrest Motel
6168 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, VA 2445
540.839.5316

There are many more listed on www.discoverbath.com

The Omni Homestead Resort VEDA Conference block SOLD OUT

7696 Sam Snead Highway

Hot Springs, Virginia 24445

540-839-1766

Reservations: 800-838-1766

 

A decade before the American Revolution, The Omni Homestead Resort welcomed its first guests to experience the beauty of the Allegheny Mountains of Western Virginia. Today, the legendary and historic resort continues to preside over the countryside, offering unparalleled hospitality and Southern charm in a 2,000-acre setting distinguished by natural healing springs and a splendid four-season climate.

VEDA Fall Conference Hotel Facts/Guest Amenities

  • Check-in: 4:00 pm; Check-out: 12:00 pm. All guests arriving before 4:00 pm will be accommodated as rooms become available. The Guest Services staff can arrange to check baggage for those arriving early when rooms are unavailable and for guests attending functions on departure day.
  • Parking: There is a charge for both self and valet parking. The current parking rate is $10.00 plus tax per vehicle, per night. This rate is subject to change
  • Access to Fitness Center and Indoor Mineral Pool
  • Wireless Internet Access in public spaces and guestrooms
  • Daily Newspaper
  • Access to Alleghany Springs Pool Complex
  • Two 18-hole championship golf courses
  • The Spa – an expansive, state-of-the-art facility offering a broad array of indulgent treatments and an extensive fitness center. A place for pampering, relaxation and total rejuvenation.
  • More than 30 recreational activities
  • On-site shops and boutiques
  • Alleghany Springs – two-acre, on-site water park
  • Clay tennis courts

Hotel Reservations

Reservations must be made by August 30, 2016 to guarantee group rate of $150 per night. An advance deposit equal to one night’s room rate plus resort charge and tax is required to guarantee your reservation. Early mailing of reservations is highly recommended. Confirm reservations are based on room availability. Reservations must be received by August 30, 2016 or until the room block is filled. Deposit may be made with VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Diner’s Club, and Discover, which will be charged when reservation request is received. If deposit is by check payment must be received with the reservation request. Changes or cancellations may be made to your reservation without any penalty until 7 days prior to your arrival. Changes or cancellations within 7 days of arrival will result in forfeiture of the deposit. Failure to show on the first night of stay will cause cancellation of all activities and dining reservations for the entire stay.

Visit the website to check availability and make your reservations online: >> https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/homestead-virginia/meetings/veda-2016-fall-conference <<

Hotel Links

Omni Homestead Resort Dress Code

Resort casual attire is preferred. Bathing suites and bathrobes are discouraged in the Great Hall.

Dining Dress Code:

  • Resort casual attire includes collared shirt or t-shirt, denim, pants and shorts. No caps/hats, cutoffs, tank tops, t-shirts, pool attire, or sleepwear.
  • Business casual attire includes collared shirts and casual slacks or denim. No caps/hats, shorts, cutoffs, tank tops, t-shirts or pool attire.
  • Business formal attire includes jackets and collared shirts for gentlemen and dresses or dress pants suits for ladies. No shorts or denim.

Dining at the Omni Homestead Resort

Contact the Concierge at EXT. 57741 for information and reservations for popular venues.

  • Main Dining Room – This classic dining venue offers refined continental cuisine with regional influences and seasonal dishes. Breakfast: Resort casual attire. Dinner: Business formal attire. Reservations required.
  • Jefferson’s Restaurant and Bar – A refined, contemporary bar and grill featuring robust flavors from the farms of Virginia, seafood from the Atlantic seaboard and premium cuts of beef. Lunch: Resort casual attire. Dinner: Business casual attire. Reservations required.
  • Sam Snead’s Tavern – A neighborhood tavern honoring the career of legendary golfer and Bath County native, Sam Snead. The menu features burgers, sandwiches, salads and popular entrees along with a selection of beers and ales. Resort casual attire. Reservations required.
  • Casino Restaurant – Casual venue for lunch and dinner serving salads, sandwiches, entrees, wood-fired pizzas and flatbreads. Located near the Old Course and Allegheny Springs. Reservations required.
  • Martha’s Market – Coffees, teas, espressos, wines, and juices to complement freshly baked pastries, cakes and desserts. Adjacent to the lobby.
  • Rubino’s at the Cascades – A great spot for lunch or to grab something on the go. This quick-service venue features salads, cold and hot sandwiches, burgers and hot dogs.
  • Lobby Bar – Enjoy a diverse selection of signature and classic cocktails, wines by the glass and regional craft beers. Resort casual attire.

A Sweet History

The legacy of the pastry team at The Omni Homestead Resort is nearly as impressive as the resort itself, particularly the past 100 years. In April 1976, Roland Mesnier, a native of France, came to the United States and became the executive pastry chef of the resort. Three years later, First Lady Roslyn Carter appointed him as the White House Executive Pastry Chef. His long career there made him the longest tenured chef to serve in the White House.

Assistant Pastry Chef Michel Finel, who had worked alongside Mesnier, was promoted to executive pastry chef at The Homestead, a position he held for more than 40 years. During his time at the resort, he competed in several pastry competitions and in 1989 placed in the top five in the World Cup Pastry Competition in Lyon, France.

Today, the pastry team is led by Oscar Bonelli, of Bolzano, Italy, who began his pastry career at the young age of 14 in a small bakery in Italy’s Fassa Valley. Bonelli’s talents were further honed through several apprenticeships, degrees and master classes as well as positions in Miami, Florida.

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of The Omni Homestead Resort, Bonelli and his team will create and serve a different cake each day in 2016 during the Afternoon Anniversary Celebration which will begin at 2:50 pm. This calendar of delicious cakes pays tribute to the flavors of the season while also acknowledging some of the nation’s lesser known holidays, such as National Carrot Cake Day.

During VEDA’s Fall Conference, the following cakes will be featured:

  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 – White Cake with Cherry S’mores
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 – Chocolate Cake with Mango Strawberry
  • Friday, September 23, 2016 – Carrot Cake with Lime Coconut Cream Cheese

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