MonteLago boosts function space By Amy Baratta / July 02, 2004 Share 1 -- HENDERSON, Nev. -- Meeting planners have gained more options at MonteLago Village Resort at Lake Las Vegas, which has added almost 1,900 square feet of function space. The two new rooms, Villaggio I and Villaggio II, offer 636 square feet and 1,258 square feet of space, respectively. They also can be combined to offer one large space that measures 1,893 square feet.The new rooms can accommodate classroom seating for 131 people, theater seating for 210, a banquet setup for 157 or a reception for 200.With the addition of the Villaggio rooms, the property, which has six other meetings rooms -- all of which are wired for audiovisual presentations, teleconferencing and high-speed Internet access -- features a total of more than 6,000 square feet of function space.To make booking meetings easier, the resort created a conference package that bundles accommodations, breakfast, morning and afternoon breaks, meetings space and a standard audiovisual package into one rate, starting at $108 per person, per night.Lunch and/or dinner also can be added to the package price, which varies by season and does not include taxes.Group activities also are available and range from dinner yacht cruises and golf tournaments to Grand Canyon helicopter tours and team-building events.The resort features studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom accommodations, all with high-speed Internet access, robes, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards and DVD players.Other resort amenities include two swimming pools, a fitness room, a media room with a big-screen TV, a game room and business services.Travel agents curious about MonteLago Village Resort can take advantage of the property's fam rate -- 50% off rack rates -- which is valid year-round. Commissionable room rates start at $129 per night.Agents can find MonteLago Village under chain code LM. For more information or to make an agent reservation or a group booking, call (866) 399-2753 or visit www.montelagovillage.com.To contact reporter Amy Baratta, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .