Brook Pointe Inn Blog

These are the current events and updates at Brook Pointe Inn

Celebrate Syracuse!

I give a lot of tours of this unique property I work from.  We are locate on 30 acres of wooded property . There are trails winding around and through out.  We have a zip line experience for all sizes of kids, an outdoor gaming area  called family cove .We are in a town well known for its lakes, and Brookpointe is only a half a mile from the highway that takes you straight through Syracuse.  You may say I am showing favoritism?  you would be right.  I always end the tour by stating this fact.  This hotel never stands still.  We are always looking for new projects and ways to grow.  Every year about this time, we host our Fall Festival.  It’s a time for us to showcase our newest projects.

save this date:  October 21st

show up through this time frame: 11:00 a.m.through 7:00p.m.

What to expect?  This year the newest activity is B.I.N.G.O.  with prizes.  Expect food vendors and local artists and companies promoting their services.

There will be a car show, and games, and bouncy houses, and face painting, and seeing neighbors you haven’t got to see because life gets so busy for all of us.

Let’s celebrate.


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I don’t have a snappy blog title for the following update :(

8/6/2017 10:38:44 AM   I HATE HATE HATE being the guy that has to update all regarding pool maintenance.  I need you all to know though,  the pool boiler needs serviced.  The error message stated  roll out switch is opened.  I have the service request in —I really don’t anticipate any one coming out today .  We here at the desk will keep the pool open, it will not be at the 89 degrees we all find so enjoyable and relaxing, right now it sits at about 83 degrees.  I am sorry for the inconvenience.


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First…. The good news

7/23/2017 11:10:32 AM   We all are familiar with the phrase ”  I have good news and I have bad news”  I like the good news first, it sets the mood.  So … ok… here is the good news..

1,  You all look great today.

2. It is another beautiful day outside.

3. We had a great weekend here at the resort property.  It is beautiful and the guests enjoyed the fire pit and the walking trails and spending time together.  I love to see that and I am so proud to be a part of it all.

Now the bad news.  The boiler that heats the pool water is not working properly.  I believe I was told once by Randy that the pool will get cooler a degree or so an hour. It is now at 83 degrees.  It IS swimmable and will stay opened , it’s just not as warm as normal.  I have been given no target time as to when this will be repaired.

Now that wasn’t so bad to hear was it?

As always, please call our desk for any additional information.  W are here for you 24/7


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A pool update for this day 2017

7/11/2017 1:46:49 PM   Your update for the maintenance work being done on our fabulous…. heated …. indoor….saltwater pool …
The good news?- it is still a fabulous….indoor… saltwater pool.

The bad news?– the heater has not been fully installed at this time.

The good news?- the parts are all here on the property and the kings of maintenance are dedicated to getting it installed on this day.

The bad news?–It has not been completed at the time I am writing this.

We have cancelled the water aerobics class for tonight but I feel the pool will be up and running by the end of the maintenance team’s day .   As always please freely call our front desk for any additional information.



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7 days with out swimming makes one “weak”

7/10/2017 3:12:35 PM  This is to let the world wide know the pool here at BPI is shut down –not 1 week— but for one day.  The part needed to run that show has been ordered and will be arriving tomorrow.  Please note: the scheduled water class is still on at this time because, quite honestly Sarah ( the water instructor ) and myself  are optimistic by nature. 🙂  We will be in contact with her through out the Tuesday and if need be we will reschedule that class by 4:00 pm tomorrow.

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To all the guests that checked out on June 25th 2017

6/25/2017 11:13:47 AM   I just want it to be recorded how great our guests were this past weekend.  The hotel was filled with families from all over.  Some are recurring guests we have seen each summer for the past few years.  Others are newly found friends that we hope to meet again.  Take care everyone.  Thank you all for filling our hotel with your love and your laughter.

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Yoga in the Yard

5/26/2017 11:39:52 AM  Come join us here at the hotel for yoga!  It is held every Friday from 6:30 p.m. through 7:30 p.m.

When ever possible…weather permitting… Natalie will be hosting yoga in the back yard.   Please keep in if you stay as our guest,  or are a VIP  this class is complimentary.  If you would like a chance to try yoga for the first time?  This is a great opportunity.  It is the cost of the day pass.  This time of the year the passes are 7.50 a person, (unless you are under 3 years old-then its free) .  The passes include the pool, the zipline, walking the trails through out the property , and any class you might find going on.

See you tonight 😉


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Murder Mystery 2017

Well I have spent several days calling and gathering facts about our guests who have already booked for the murder mystery dinner theater.  You know the basic questions ALL hotels ask: Your name, your age, are you willing to kill or be killed. 😉  Seriously though,  everyone has been enthusiastic  with what is coming up on the 27th and the 28th of this month.     I have heard several times how excited you all are about this new destination package.  We here at the hotel are looking forward to it as well.

There are several spots still open on the 27th.  Please call me at the hotel and we can book you and a friend in today!  574.457.4466.

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Employee Appreciation Party 2016

We are hosting the employee appreciation party here at Brookpointe tonight.   This year we will be holding a  Murder Mystery Dinner Theater .   I will be able to answer some of the questions others might have that stop them from booking for the destination package being promoted for this same kind of event later this month. EX: what to wear?  what to expect ? It has been ALOT of fun getting ready for this.  Stay posted .

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Murder Comes to Town

Or rather murder comes to Brookpointe.   We are hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater as our newest destination package.   The dates to choose from are January 27th or the 28th.  $ 149.99 covers the cost for your room rent, your participation in the event and dinner for two.  If a third person is added to your room there is an additional 25$ charge for their participation and dinner.  There is still availability today so please call the front desk at 574.457.4466.

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