The Walt Disney World Swan Resort

The Conference will be held on the grounds of Walt Disney World, at the The Disney World Swan Resort at 1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Orlando, FL. Dozens of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment venues are within walking distance and hundreds more are only a short boat or shuttle bus ride away.

While our room block at the Swan has sold out, we have a certain number of rooms  UNTIL JULY 10  at the nearby  Springhill Suites Marriot which is ten minutes drive from the Swan:

SpringHill Suites Orlando at Flamingo Crossings
Western Entrance
13279 Flamingo Crossings Boulevard
Winter Garden FL, 34787
(407) 507-1200

GROUP ROOM RATES

Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.5%) in effect at the time of check-out.

Start Date

End Date

Room Type

Single

Double

Triple

Quad

7/22/2017

7/30/2017

King Suite

$149.00

$149.00

$149.00

N/A

7/22/2017

7/30/2017

Queen/Queen Suite

$149.00

$149.00

$149.00

$149.00

How to make a reservation

Reservations at the Marriot may be made by individual attendees directly with Marriott reservations at 1-(888) 864-0505 or by calling the hotel direct at (407) 507-1200.

Parking

Valet parking at the Swan Resort where the Conference is being held are  $20 for valet parking and $10 per day for self-parking.

Marriot cancellation policy

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.

Individual reservations must be canceled within 5 days prior to 7/22/2017 to avoid a cancellation penalty. If cancellation occurs after this date then, a first night room and tax charge will apply to the individual reservations.

Dining Options

We encourage our conference participants to get the most out the conference by networking with their fellow attendees by enjoying breakfast and lunch in the many areas we have made available within our conference space.  Private rooms, as well as tables in the Exhibit Hall and the Swan Foyer are available for group meetings large and small!

For dinner, choices abound!

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin offers 17 restaurants and lounges, including two celebrity restaurants, Shula’s Steak House and Todd English’s bluezoo.

  • Shula’s Steak House – Enjoy great food at the critic’s choice for “Orlando’s Best High-End Steak House” and multiple recipient of Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence”.
  • Todd English’s bluezoo – Internationally acclaimed chef, Todd English, combines the freshest seafood with coastal cuisines from around the world in a setting you won’t forget.
  • Il Mulino New York Trattoria - Traditional Italian cuisine from the Abruzzi region of Italy, served in a lively bistro environment.
  • Kimonos – Authentic Japanese sushi bar where the art of sushi is created nightly. Then, have fun with nightly karaoke.
  • Fresh Mediterranean Market – Savor fresh, made-to-order menu items from this Mediterranean-style market.
  • The Fountain – All-American nostalgic favorites such as juicy hamburgers, golden fries, and hand-dipped shakes and malts.
  • Picabu – A curious gallery of evocative food and decor. Self-service dining and sundries, 24 hours a day.
  • Lobby Lounge – Relax and enjoy morning coffee and freshly prepared pastries, or an evening cocktail in this comfortable, open atmosphere.
  • Java Bar – Conveniently located for morning coffee and freshly prepared pastries and evening cocktails.
  • Garden Grove - Enjoy buffets for breakfast and dinner or casual a la carte favorites for lunch in Garden Grove, recently redesigned with a Central Park theme. Disney character dining featured nightly or for breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays. Perfect for family dining.
  • Splash/Splash Terrace – Just steps from the Swan lap pool, Splash is the perfect choice for lunch if you’re anxious to get back in the water. Enjoy a variety of custom made specialty sandwiches, fresh baked pizza, ice cream treats and other snacks. Indoor and poolside seating available. Open seasonally.
  • Cabana Bar & Beach Club – Sleek and contemporary with a hint of South Beach style, this is the perfect place for lunch or dinner. Then transition into evening with cocktails at the illuminated bar. Open seasonally.

For dining priority seating, call 407- 934-1609.

Transportation to the Swan Resort from Orlando International Airport

The conference plans to have volunteers at the Orlando airport and at the hotel to facilitate ride sharing on Sunday July 23rd and Friday July 28th for attendees who advise us on the conference registration page of their flight arrangements.  

Other available transportation options to/from
the Orlando International Airport. are as follows*.

From airport to hotel (one-way fee*): Approximately
Sedan (up to 4 people) $93.00
SUV (up to 5 people) or VAN (up to 8 people) $112.00
Taxi Service $75.00
Limousine (up to 8 people - includes 15% gratuity) $232.30
From hotel to airport (one-way fee*): Approximately
Sedan (up to 4 people) $78.00
SUV (up to 5 people) or VAN (up to 8 people) $78.00
Taxi Service $63.00
Limousine (up to 8 people - includes 15% gratuity) $195.50

Note: While  limousines hold 8 passengers, large amounts of luggage may require an additional vehicle.

Mears Transportation - Shuttle Services to/from Orlando International Airport:

Approximately Approximately
Per Adult $23.00 (one-way) $37.00 (round trip)
Per Child (ages 4-11) $18.00 (one-way) $28.00 (round trip)

*All prices are approximate and subject to change.

Mears is the preferred service provider for transportation for the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. To make your transportation reservations, click here.

Fees for parking at the Swan

Yes. The daily fees for parking are listed below and subject to change.

Self Parking Fees Valet Parking Fees
All Guests $10.00 per day $20.00 per day

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