The all new Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel is a model of resilient, environmentally-friendly coastal development where connectivity to the outdoors is a central focus. Located on the sugar white sand beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico it is designed to meet LEED© Gold and SITES© Platinum Certifications along with a Fortified Building Certification. An active lifestyle, access to nature and environmental restoration all play a large part in the character of The Lodge experience.
The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel offers 350 rooms including 20 suites, 4 dining outlets, 40,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space and 5,500 sq. ft. terrace along with several outdoor gathering and reception areas which will accommodate groups from 10 to 1,000. The 12,000+ sq. ft ballroom is the largest beach view ballroom on the Gulf Coast. On-site cutting-edge technology and support ensure quality, sound, lighting, video conferencing and impeccable presentations.
For team building programs, The Lodge naturalist will connect with your on-site meeting coordinator to educate attendees on The Lodge and Park’s natural resources and sustainability practices. We also offer various teambuilding, volunteer and social responsibility opportunities for your conference.
Built in 1974, The original Lodge was destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in 2004. The new Lodge uniquely located within Gulf State Park has been eagerly anticipated and embraced by residents of the State of Alabama and by the tens of thousands of past guests and visitors. The Park is an international benchmark for economic and environmental sustainability demonstrating best practices for outdoor recreation, education and hospitable accommodations. Gulf State Park stands out from other Gulf Coast destinations because of its size and the diversity of our preserved ecosystems; there’s simply nowhere else like it on the Gulf Coast.
Because of its unique location, guests of The Lodge have access to 6,150 acres of Gulf State Park which includes, 28 miles of hiking, 3.5 of gulf beaches, 6 piers of fresh water fishing, A Nature Center, Interpretive Center, and additional activities that include Segway adventures, tennis, biking, kayaking, paddle boarding, golf, geocaching and guided nature walks.
The team at The Lodge at Gulf State Park is comprised of seasoned professionals in all areas of Meetings & Special Events that can assist you in planning meetings, corporate retreats, or special events. From planning transportation needs, education, recreation activities, theme parties and receptions, the staff does it all.