Remote, but very nice. A review of Stonewall Resort
I visited the Stonewall resort for a conference in June. It is a new lodge/resort/golf destination. However, it is the only option for food and dining within 10 to 15 miles. It is in the middle of nowhere.
The lodge itself is very sharp and modern. The staff is helpful and friendly. The pool is impressive. The whole place was very clean. The guestroom exceeds what you would expect from a typical Radisson, Marriott, etc.
The only complaints (other than location) have to do with the food and the golf. The restaurants are overpriced ($11 for a grilled chicken club). The service is also underwhelming at the bar and the restaurants. The golf course is an Arnold Palmer design, but tough. My gripe is with the staff at the course. In the days we played there seemed to be any interest in ensuring golfers were happy and accomodated. For example, an overnight rain forced the course to open late. This meant our group would not have time to play 18 holes. Despite the fact that there were several groups waiting for the tee, the pro would not allow us to begin on #10. This made little sense. He also would not allow the waiting groups to use the driving range (included as part of the greens' fee) because the staff was not able to pick up the balls from the previous night. We also could not use the putting green because it was near the driving range and they were worried someone may begin hitting balls...I'm not making this up.
When you pay $75 for golf, you should be treated like a valued customer, not an inconvenience.
I would return again, but could not imagine staying anymore than 2 or 3 days simply because there is nothing to do outside the resort.