It's the kind of place novelists write about...On the Gulf Coast of Alabama, surrounded by beautiful Mobile Bay, lies a hidden jewel, rich with tradition, alive with activity, and overflowing with generous hospitality. This is the famous Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection. There is no place on earth, like the Grand Hotel...
Treat yourself to a memorable experience at the Grand Hotel. Located near Fairhope, Alabama, in the picturesque beach hamlet of Point Clear, the resort offers guests opportunities for relaxation and entertainment. Challenge yourself at one of two renowned golf courses at the Lakewood Club, or spend the day finding balance at the 20,000 square-foot Spa at the Grand. Bring the kids to the stunning pool complex, break a sweat at one of the ten tennis courts, or explore the white sand beaches of Alabama's famed Gulf Coast. Also inviting you to enjoy the array of dining opportunities, including casual dining at the Bayside Grill and local chef-inspired farm to table fare at Southern Roots. When not exploring the myriad of activities available at the resort, guests can relax in their well-appointed hotel rooms and suites. The in-room amenities include free Wi-Fi Internet, LCD TVs, and luxurious bedding. Experience coastal living at its best at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa.
"A Grand Transformation" - Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, an iconic Southern resort in Point Clear, Alabama, first opened in 1847 and is known as the Queen of Southern Resorts for generations. The charming, 405-room resort is known for exceptional service, Southern charm, majestic oaks, and beautiful sunsets over Mobile Bay. During the three-year renovation, the resort's guest rooms, meeting space, restaurants, spa, golf, pier, pools, and grounds were transformed. The Grand's transformation blends the best of the resort's Southern charm and traditions with the modern amenities and technology today's guests demand. The resort's iconic fireplace lobby, live oaks, and Bucky's Lounge remain while new cabanas, splash pad, and restaurants were added. The design mix honors the Grand's history, traditions, and sense of place.
Designed as an all-in-one destination, the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa features a full-service spa, two RTJ Golf Trail courses, seven restaurants and lounges, two beaches, multiple pools, and 37,000 square feet of renovated meeting space on 550 lush acres along Mobile Bay near Fairhope, Alabama. The Grand's cannon firing each afternoon honors the resort's history and salutes past and present military.
Dining - "Southern Roots'' - Southern Roots combines a picturesque ambiance, exceptional service, and Chef-driven menus focused on high-quality, locally sourced, and estate-grown farm-to-table fare to create a chic yet casual experience, infused with flavor and fun and inviting a return. ''Bayside Grill'' - Enjoy mouth-watering local fare with ingredients sourced from local farms and the Estate Garden. Including everything from shareable appetizers, burgers & sandwiches, salads, woodstone pizzas, pasta, fresh local seafood, or a steak cooked to perfection. Dine inside or on the outdoor patio while the kids have fun playing on the activities lawn. ''Grand Hall'' - Featuring a classic breakfast menu that utilizes seasonal and local products. The restaurant’s breakfast menu is accented by handcrafted breads and breakfast pastries that are baked in house each morning. The Grand Hall is the perfect place to start your morning while admiring the vaulted ceiling and a view of Mobile Bay. The restaurant’s elegant ambiance is complemented by an a la carte menu designed to satisfy every appetite.
''Local Market'' - This all-day hot spot starts the day with barista inspired drinks, pastries, and the worlds best coffee cake shifting to on-the-go specialties for lunch and light dinner. The pastry team features bon-bon's, macrons, truffles, tortes, and cakes—''Sweetwater Cafe''' - Located at the resort's stunning Lakewood Club. For casual lunch and dinner, the Sweetwater Café is the place. Enjoy the club setting with a beautiful view of the feature pool, forty-acre lake, and tennis courts. The wood-fired stone pizza oven adds atmosphere and flavor! With daily soup, entrée, and pizza selections, the seasonal all-day menu also features a nice selection of appetizers, salads, pizzas, burgers & sandwiches. The dinner menu features a fine dining experience in a casual atmosphere, complimenting wine selection and an array of signature cocktails. Lots of high-def TV screens make watching your favorite news and sports easy.
''The Lakewood Clubhouse'' - Located at the Lakewood Golf Clubhouse. Enjoy a relaxed overlook on the course. Golfers and guests enjoy 19th hole favorites. From a traditional club sandwich to the daily pitch and putt special, accompanied by a superb selection of drafts, bottles, and cocktails. With sports to be enjoyed on the flat-screen televisions, scorecards to be tallied at the friendly bar, and a fireplace to sit by on cool winter days, this is a classic Grand Hotel experience. ''1847 Bar'' - Located in the historic Main Building. Every great hotel has a great bar to steal away to, and 1847 is ours! 1847 is home to the beverage arts, with Grand Garden-to-glass crafted cocktails, local libations, and signature wines by the glass all getting in on the act. The setting of choice for savoring house-made elixirs, quiet conversation, or the easy company of new friends.
''Bucky's Lounge'' - The signature lounge celebrates the iconic Bucky Miller, a time-honored associate of the Grand Hotel. With a piano bar beckoning inside and fire pits to warm outside, guests pull up to some of the finest mixologies in the South, enhanced by an outstanding selection of rare whiskeys, fine wines, and an excellent Southern Small Plates menu. Bucky’s is a non-smoking, adult environment. ''Jubilee Poolside Grill'' - With its something-for-everyone menu featuring fresh local ingredients and an extensive list of libations that are perfect for under the sun, Jubilee is casual, comfortable, and convenient from a pool-side chaise. Featuring an open-air setting, with a rooftop to cool yet welcome the bay breeze, Jubilee welcomes families and friends. Seasonal Hours.
The Spa - Drift away into a pool of serenity when you make an appointment at the Spa at the Grand Hotel, located in one of the most luxurious spa resorts in Alabama. The relaxing treatments include a couple's massages, body scrubs, a steam room, and facials.
The Lakewood Golf Club - Play the legendary Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at the Lakewood Golf Club, located here at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa on Alabama's Gulf Coast. Offering guests a variety of golf packages. 36 Holes of Rich History and Natural Beauty...Lakewood Club at the Grand Hotel is a sparkling resort member of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Rolling fairways, tight greens, spring-fed lakes, meandering streams, and stands of mature trees make Lakewood's 36 holes both beautiful and challenging. The Lakewood Club had its beginnings in 1944 when Perry Maxwell, designer of the Tulsa Southern Hills Country Club and site of the 2001 U.S. Open, brought his extraordinary skills to Lakewood, debuting 18 holes golf, the first professional course to grace the area.
Joining 10 other locations (26 courses) as a proud member of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in 2005 brought extensive renovations to the historic Lakewood Golf Club in Point Clear. Under the direction of the Robert Trent Jones Trail team, arguably the premier golf course architects globally, 36 holes emerged, partaking their natural topography, and offering genuine championship layouts designed to pose major tests golf for years to come. The Dogwood course renovation was completed in the Summer of 2018, and the Azalea course renovations are now complete after an 18-month transformation. Additional improvements were made while staying within the original design corridor; the Lakewood Club has returned with improved putting conditions, enhanced bunker play, and world-class updates centered on making the game fun and exciting for better and beginner golfers. Throughout it all, Lakewood's rich history remains – a celebration of the game in all its glory.