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Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River

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Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Grand Summit Hotel
97 Summit Road
Newry, ME 04261
United States

Note: Contact information for the GRC site office will be included here when conferences are in session at this site.

About the Site

Situated minutes from Bethel, Maine’s most beautiful mountain village, Sunday River is one of the largest mountain resorts in the Northeast. They are located 1.5 hours from Portland, ME, and 4 hours from Boston, MA.

Click here for a map of the site, and click here for a map of the hotel.

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, please proceed to the front desk to check in to your hotel room.

The Meeting Room and Poster Area

GRC Science Sessions are held in the air-conditioned Grand Ballroom, located in the South Wing of the hotel.

Based on the attendance of the seminar, GRS Science Sessions are held in either the Grand Ballroom or the Simmonds and Whittier Room.

GRC Poster sessions are held in the air-conditioned Grand Ballroom, located in the South Wing of the hotel.

On-Site Housing and Facilities

GRC attendees are housed in various room types at the Grand Summit Hotel. Deluxe accommodations range from standard rooms with two queen beds, studio deluxe rooms with a queen size Murphy bed and pull-out sofa with kitchenette, and studio superior rooms with a queen size Murphy bed and kitchenette. Click here for detailed lodging descriptions and photos.

Dining Area and Meals

All meals will be served in the CAMP Restaurant located in the North wing of the hotel.

Vegetarian entrees and gluten friendly meals are available at all meals. Other dietary restrictions or concerns can be accommodated if advanced notice is provided.

Kosher meals available upon request; please contact your GRC Conference Operations Associate for more information.

Internet, Phone and Computer Access

Wireless Internet is available throughout the entire site.

Handicapped Accessibility

Sunday River is fully accessible and ADA compliant.

On-Site Recreation

Recreational activities at Sunday River include hiking, golfing, swimming, and access to the hotel health club. The hotel also provides lawn games, board games, and special weekly activities. Sunday River also offers lift rides, zip line tours and twin zip rides, bungee trampolines, rock wall, disc golf, and lift-serviced mountain biking with rentals on Thursdays through Sundays.

Site-Organized Activities

Sunday River has set up a web page specifically for GRC attendees with information about the activities offered on-site (including sign-up links), and more. Please visit the page via this link.

Other Information

Animals are not permitted on site.

All GRC facilities are smoke free.
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