About the Site
Waterville Valley Resort is nestled in the scenic White Mountains in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire just 130 miles north of Boston.
for a map of the resort (PDF format
), which indicates the location of all GRC-related activities.
Arrival and Check-In
It is anticipated that attendees will arrive/check-in on Sunday between 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm. If you arrive after the GRC office closes at 9:00 pm, check the list on the door of the Conference Center for your hotel assignment. Then, please proceed directly to the assigned hotel to check in.
The Meeting Room and Poster Area
Science Sessions are held in the air-conditioned Waterville Valley Room located in the Waterville Valley Conference Center.
Poster Sessions and Socials are held in the air-conditioned White Mountain Room located in the Waterville Valley Conference Center.
On-Site Housing / Facilities
There are 100 single rooms available for GRC attendees at the Waterville Valley Resort. Accepted applicants have an opportunity to register for a single room on a first come, first served basis. Once all available single rooms have been reserved, you will be required to register for a shared room.
GRC attendees are housed in the Town Square Condos and other hotel properties at the Waterville Valley Resort. Most attendees are housed in 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo units. The units may house singles (max 3 people per unit) or doubles (max 5 people per unit) and include a kitchen and common living area. Other attendees are housed in traditional hotel properties located at the Resort. Not all accommodations are air-conditioned, but fans are available.
The availability of guest rooms at specific hotel properties at the Resort varies per conference. Requests for particular hotels will be considered but cannot be guaranteed in advance.
Note: GRC attendees who will be accompanied by guests are encouraged to register their guests at the GRC rate (on-site guest registration includes meals, lodging, and an unlimited activities pass). GRC attendees bringing unregistered guests will be responsible for paying additional charges directly to the lodge upon arrival (per person per day charge includes cleaning, resort amenities, and an unlimited activities pass). Please contact your Conference Operations Associate for details.
Dining Area / Meals
All Meals will be served in the air-conditioned dining room at the Waterville Valley Conference Center. Vegetarian entrees are available at all meals and kosher meals are available only if the request is made in advance of the meeting.
Internet, Phone and Computer Access
Wireless Internet is available in the Waterville Valley Conference Center and in the properties where attendees are accommodated.
The site is fully handicapped accessible.
Facilities at Waterville Valley include hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, golfing, tennis courts, mountain biking, in-line skating and full use of the White Mountain Athletic Club.
Animals are not permitted on site.
All GRC facilities are smoke free.