• Renovations Complete at Wylie Inn and Conference Center

     
    POSTED May 10, 2017
     

Wylie Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College has revealed its multimillion dollar upgrades to their conference room and guestroom that include new goods and flooring.

“The renovations look great and we’re pleased the improvements provide us the capabilities to better service meetings planners, Endicott College and the surrounding community," says Jim Merrill, executive vice president, Pyramid Hotel Group. "Not only do the upgrades improve efficiency, but they've tastefully modernized the space in a way that complements the historic architectural elements. That, coupled with the waterfront locale, private beach and incredible service, is what makes Wylie Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College one of the Greater Boston Area's top sites for events and conferences."

The 17,500-square-foot conference center, which features 27 meeting rooms, added new and improved technology including a video wall consisting of six 55" screens and IT systems throughout center with on-site technical support.

The conference center is designed with a seaside setting to keep attendees centered and has a culinary team to keep guests fed and focused.

Meeting rooms underwent upgrades, including an oceanfront room that accommodates up to 200 people, original architectural elements, including basketball court floors in the Marblehead room and other reminders of the property’s history.

Guest rooms now feature dressers, hospitality centers and desks that hold a sophisticated aesthetic. All guests have access to the private beach, fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, fully equipped business center and access to the Fountain Café and Bar.

For more information or to book a stay, please visit www.wyliecenter.com.

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