Thursday, July 15th, 2010...9:10 am

Glen Cove Mansion is 100 Years Old! VENUES

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If you haven’t visited the spectacular Glen Cove Mansion, now is your chance!  On Saturday, July 17th, in the tradition of the Edwardian Era when the estate opened, Glen Cove Mansion will host a public Open House Garden Party from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Included at the Open House and Garden Party will be guided Mansion and Garden tours, fashions from America’s Gilded Age and England’s Edwardian Era, soccer and volleyball on the expansive Mansion lawns, games from the period including croquet and horseshoes, snacks, refreshments & beverages, and other assorted games and amusements including an old-fashioned tug-of-war finale!  For more information on Glen Cove Mansion’s Centennial Celebration or for reservations, please call 516-671-6400 or visit

And here’s some background on this great wedding venue:  The award-winning Glen Cove Mansion Hotel is situated on 55 secluded and landscaped acres on Long Island’s historic Gold Coast, 30 minutes from New York City by car and rail (Long Island Railroad, Oyster Bay line, Glen Cove Station), and close to JFK International and LaGuardia Airports.  The spacious Georgian-style mansion features stunning vistas of Long Island Sound and was once part of a prestigious collection of gracious country estates, later becoming one of the nation’s first dedicated conference center hotels.  Today the elegant property features 187 richly appointed guestrooms, including four suites, the Garden Room Restaurant with magnificent views of the terraces, a large and comfortable Pub 1910, private dining rooms ideal for social and corporate occasions, as well as vast outdoor reception areas overlooking the mansion’s Gilded Age gardens.  The property offers 29,000 square feet of event and meeting space, with 27 dedicated conference rooms accommodating from 10 to 280 guests, advanced meeting technology, an executive business center and conference concierge services.  Wireless Internet access is available throughout.  Also provided are complete fitness and recreational facilities, including a sauna, steam and massage rooms, indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, garden swimming pool, racquetball courts, lighted tennis courts, jogging trail and a sports field.  Golf is available nearby.  Ideal for executive retreats, corporate meetings and social gathering, the Glen Cove Mansion is masterfully designed to integrate gracious accommodations, superb cuisine and attentive service with contemporary comforts and the latest technology.