SET TO OPEN IN 2014, INDOOR WATERPARK RESORT TO OFFER FAMILIES UNIQUE VACATION EXPERIENCES
New England families will soon have something to howl about, as Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. begins construction in Massachusetts on its newest resort. Great Wolf Lodge New England will be a first-class destination resort, providing families with more than 100,000 square feet of entertainment offerings and lodging amenities to enjoy, all under one roof. The centerpiece of the resort will be more than 68,000 square feet of indoor waterpark fun, the largest in the state. With signature Great Wolf Lodge water rides and attractions, including the thrilling six-story funnel slide, Howlin’ Tornado; Slap Tail Pond wave pool and Fort Mackenzie – a multi-level interactive tree house with its signature tipping bucket – the new resort will feature water fun for everyone. Great Wolf Lodge New England will be the company’s twelfth resort and will be located off Route 2, 45 minutes from Boston and is expected to open in late spring 2014.
“As the leader in indoor waterpark resorts, we are thrilled to expand our brand into New England,” shared Kim Schaefer, chief executive office, Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. “We are bringing a unique, year-round family entertainment resort to the market, as well as introducing new experiences and amenities to the brand that are exclusive to this new property. Great Wolf Lodge New England will feature the very best in family-focused vacations.”
The 406 guest suites will provide the perfect place for families to relax after a full day of waterpark play. Each suite will comfortably accommodate at least five people and include an in-room refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Families can choose from several suite styles, including the kid-themed Wolf Den, and KidCabin suites, which feature bunk beds and colorful spaces.
The resort will also debut never-before-seen suite styles, including the Majestic KidCabin and the Grizzly Wolf Dens. The Majestic KidCabin will sleep 11 people and feature two bathrooms, a separate king bedroom, two queen beds and a themed cabin for kids, complete with a daybed and a set of bunk beds. The Grizzly Wolf Den will sleep ten people, have two separate bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room area and themed kids Wolf Den, complete with bunk beds. Access to Great Wolf Lodge New England’s indoor water park is included with each suite and is exclusive to resort guests, providing a great value and the perfect place for families to spend time together.
Families will delight at the wide variety of activities found throughout the entire resort, perfect for children of all ages. Attractions and amenities include:
— The brand’s first and only indoor play area, boasting over 16,000 square feet of entertainment complete with a multi-level ropes course and indoor miniature golf;
— MagiQuest, a live-action, interactive game where kids use wands to battle dragons and save pixies;
— Scooops Kid Spa for ice cream-themed manicures and pedicures;
— Ten Paw Alley mini bowling;
— Daily kids’ activities as part of the resort’s Cub Club on Wheels
— The Great Clock Tower Show and evening Story Time by the fireplace – a Great Wolf Lodge tradition that brings everyone together in the Grand Lobby each night
Great Wolf Lodge New England will also feature several dining options and food outlets including the brand’s new Lodge Wood Fired Grill restaurant and bar, the Bear Paw Sweets & Eats confectionery cafe, Hungry as a Wolf handcrafted pizza and pasta and a Dunkin’ Donuts®.
Event planners can also look to Great Wolf Lodge New England for all meeting and event needs. The property will boast more than 12,000 square feet of flexible conference space, six breakout rooms, a dedicated group entrance, built-in audio/video technology, customizable catering options and a world-class team of industry professionals.
Great Wolf Resorts, Inc.®, Madison, Wis., is North America’s largest family of indoor waterpark resorts and, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, owns and operates its family resorts under the Great Wolf Lodge® brand. The company’s resorts are family-oriented destination facilities that generally feature 300 – 600 rooms and a large indoor entertainment area measuring 40,000 – 100,000 square feet. The all-suite properties offer a variety of room styles, arcade/game rooms, fitness rooms, themed restaurants, spas, supervised children’s activities and other amenities. Great Wolf Resorts is a fully integrated resort company with Great Wolf Lodge locations in: Wisconsin Dells, Wis.; Sandusky, Ohio; Traverse City, Mich.; Kansas City, Kan.; Williamsburg, Va.; Pocono Mountains, Pa.; Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada; Mason, Ohio; Grapevine, Texas; Grand Mound, Wash.; Fitchburg, Mass. (opening in 2014); and Charlotte, N.C. Through Great Wolf Resorts’ environmental sustainability program, Project Green Wolf(TM), the company is the first and only national hotel chain to have all US properties Green Seal(TM) Certified – Silver.
For more information on Great Wolf Resorts and its brands of indoor waterpark resorts, visit greatwolf.com/newengland.