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for the next FL Small Farms Conference!
July 27-29, 2012 | Kissimmee, Florida
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Accommodations

Below you will find a range of lodging facilities anywhere from motel economical rooms to hotel rooms with luxuriant comforts. All support the small farms conference by offering reduced rates to our conference participants. Accommodations WILL fill before the discounted rates expire, so it is advisable to make your reservation now.

Below is a brief recap of each property. Click on the lodging name to view more information about each one. Lodging is in order of closest to the small farms conference location, the Osceola Heritage Park (OHP) to furthest away. Please note the conference is unable to provide shuttle transportation between the various locations and the OHP.

Lodging Heritage Park Inn Super 8 Kissimmee Suites Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hampton Inn
& Suites 
Mona Lisa
Suite Hotel
Deadline
(may fill earlier)
July 4 July 1 June 30 June 17 Extended to
July 10
Distance from OHP 1/2mile / 3min 3.5miles / 8min 8miles / 20min 8.5miles / 20min 13miles / 30min
Small Farm
Special Rate 
$56 +tax $49.95 +tax
$69.95 + tax
$70 +tax $89 +tax $84 +tax
Classification Motel Motel / Kitchenette Hotel Hotel Hotel
Pros Close; Clean; Simple rooms, but in adequate shape; Amenities Clean; Simple rooms, but in adequate shape; Kitchenettes available Clean &  comfortable;
Signature bedding; Amenities; Interior entrance to rooms; Hilton is close to  Hampton if carpooling
Clean; Very comfortable rooms;  Serta Suite Dreams Bedding; Many amenities; Interior entrance to rooms; Hampton is close to  Hilton if carpooling Immaculate; All suite king rooms; Extremely comfortable; Located near Celebration with shuttle transportation to it and theme parks;  Abundant amenities; Interior entrance
Cons Standard beds; Exterior entrance Standard beds; Exterior entrance Distance to OHP Distance to OHP Distance to OHP; King rooms only
Reservation at Small Farm reduced rate Call
1-877-586-8080
Specify: Small Farms Conf 2011
Call
1- 407-847-6121
Specify: Small Farms Conference 
Call
1- 407-997-1700 dial “O” Specify: Small Farms Conference 
Call
1-407-396-8700
Specify: Small Farms Conference 
Call
1-407-964-7165
Specify: Small Farms Conference

 

Heritage Park Inn
2050 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway | Kissimmee, FL  34744
Phone: 1-877-586-8080
Website: www.theheritageparkinn.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approximately 1/2 of One Mile / 3 minutes

Rate
$56.00 plus tax – Standard Room: 2 double beds (sleeps 1-4). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $63.28 per night, per room. Reduced rate is available three days prior to and following the conference dates, based upon availability.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by July 4, 2011 to receive the discounted rate. The Heritage Inn may fill before the discounted rate deadline. After this date the discounted group rate is not guaranteed should any rooms remain.
(To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check, credit card or purchase order, and, be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in.)

To Make a Reservation
Contact the hotel directly at: 1-877-586-8080
*Specify you are attending the Small Farms Conf 2011 to receive the special rate.

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

Cancellation Policy
Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in / Check out
Check in time is 3 p.m.; Check out time is 11 a.m.

Amenities

• Complimentary Hot Breakfast
• Free High-Speed Wireless Internet
• Outdoor pool

• Coffee makers with free coffee
• Hairdryers
• Free local and 800 calls

Visit the website to view the guestrooms and property: www.theheritageparkinn.com

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Super 8 Kissimmee Suites
1815 W Vine Street | Kissimmee, Florida  34741
Phone: 407-847-6121| Fax: 407-847-0728
Website: www.abcsuites.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approximately 4.5 Miles / 10 minutes

Rates
$49.95 plus tax – Standard Room: 2 double beds (sleeps 1-4). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $56.44 per night, per room.
$69.95 plus tax – Full Kitchen apartment with Living Room and Two Private Bedrooms Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $79.04 per night, per room.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by July 1, 2011 to receive the discounted rate. The Super 8 Kissimmee Suites may fill before the discounted rate deadline. After this date, the discounted group rate is not available should any rooms remain.
(To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check, credit card or purchase order, and, be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in.)

To Make a Reservation
Contact the hotel directly at: 1- 407-847-6121
*Specify you are attending the Small Farms Conference to receive the special rate.

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

Cancellation Policy
Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in / Check out
Check in time is 3 p.m.; Check out time is 11 a.m.

Amenities

• Free High Speed Wireless Internet Access          
• Free HBO1, HBO2, HBO3, Showtime, ESPN, CNN
   & Disney Channel
• Free SuperStart Breakfast w/ Cereal, Bagels,
    Pastries, Juice & Coffee

• Microwave, Refrigerator & In-room Coffee/Tea Service
• Jr. Olympic-size Swimming Pool with Spacious Sundeck
• International House of Pancakes Restaurant
    (Open 24-Hours)
• Free Local Phone Calls

Visit the website to view the guestrooms and property: www.abcsuites.com

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites
3484 Polynesian Isle Blvd | Kissimmee, FL  34746
Phone: 407-997-1700 dial “O” for operator
Website: www.hielbv.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approximately 8 Miles / 20 minutes

Rate
$70.00 plus tax – Standard Room: 2 QUEEN beds (sleeps 1-4). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $79.10 per night, per room. Reduced rate is also available the three days prior to and following the conference dates, based upon availability.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by June 30, 2011 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the discounted rate deadline, so make your reservation as soon as possible. After this date the discounted group rate is not guaranteed.
(To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check, credit card or purchase order, and, be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in.)

To Make a Reservation
Contact the hotel directly at: 407-997-1700 dial “O” for operator
*Specify you are attending the Small Farms Conference to receive the special rate

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

Cancellation Policy
Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in / Check out
Check in time is 3 p.m.; Check out time is 11 a.m.

Amenities

• Complimentary hot breakfast               
• Free in-room coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, iron
    and ironing board and in-room safe

• High speed Internet access in guest rooms
• Microwave and refrigerator in guest rooms

Visit the website to view the guestrooms and property: www.hielbv.com

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Hampton Inn & Suites
4971 Calypso Cay Way | Kissimmee, FL  34746
Phone: 407-396-8700
Website: www.orlandoslbvsuites.hamptoninn.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approximately 8.5 Miles / 20 minutes

Rate
$89 +taxplus tax – Standard Room: Two QUEEN beds (sleeps 1-4) or One King bed (sleeps 1-2). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $100.57 per night, per room. Reduced rate is also available the three days prior to and following the conference dates, based upon availability.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by June 17, 2011 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the discounted rate deadline, so make your reservation as soon as possible. After this date the discounted group rate is not guaranteed.
(To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check, credit card or purchase order, and, be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in.)

To Make a Reservation
Contact the hotel directly at: 407-396-8700
*Specify you are attending the Small Farms Conference to receive the special rate

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

Cancellation Policy
Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in / Check out
Check in time is 3 p.m.; Check out time is 11 a.m.

Amenities

• Complimentary hot breakfast  
• High speed Internet access in guest rooms

• Microwave and refrigerator in guest rooms
•Free in-room coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, iron & board

Visit the website to view the guestrooms and property: www.orlandoslbvsuites.hamptoninn.com

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Mona Lisa Suite Hotel
225 Celebration Place | Celebration, FL  34747
Phone: 407-964-7165
Website: www.monalisasuitehotel.us/
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approximately 13 Miles / 30 minutes

Rate
$84 +tax plus tax – Standard Room: One KING bed (sleeps 1-2) with pull queen-size sofa. Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $94.92 per night, per room. Reduced rate is also available the three days prior to and following the conference dates, based upon availability.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by July 10, 2011 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the discounted rate deadline, so make your reservation as soon as possible. After this date the discounted group rate is not guaranteed.
(To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check, credit card or purchase order, and, be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in.)

To Make a Reservation
Contact the hotel directly at: 407-964-7165
*Specify you are attending the Small Farms Conference to receive the special rate

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

Cancellation Policy
Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

Check in / Check out
Check in time is 4 p.m.; Check out time is 11 a.m.

Amenities

• Fully equipped kitchens                                   
• Full sized refrigerator                                     
• Complimentary Continental Breakfast
• Bottled water in suite, newspaper, wireless,
    free local calls

• Privileges at Celebration Fitness and Health
    as well as Celebration Golf Club
• Transportation to all area theme parks and Celebration Village
• Stainless steel appliances
• King sized beds

Visit the website to view the guestrooms and property: www.monalisasuitehotel.us/

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