Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference
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Accommodations

Distance from OHP

1/2 Mile
3 min

8 Miles
20 min

8.5miles
20 min

11 Miles
25 min

12 Miles
25 min

12 Miles
30 min

Lodging

Heritage Park Inn

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Hampton Inn & Suites

Comfort Suites Maingate East at Old Town

Quality Suites Royale Parc Suites

Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas

Deadline (may fill prior to it)

July 1

July 19

July 1

July 1

July 19

July 1

Small Farm Special Rate

$56
+tax

$85
+tax

$91
+tax

$75
+tax

$89.95
+tax

$129 or $139 +tax

Classification

Motel

Hotel

Hotel

Hotel

Motel-Hotel;
w/ suites

Hotel

Pros

Closest to OHP and affordable.

Comfortable;
Signature bedding; Amenities; Interior entrance to rooms;
free hot breakfast buffet; free shuttle to the parks

Clean; Very comfortable rooms;  Serta Suite Dreams Bedding; Many amenities; Interior entrance to rooms

Suites with small kitchenette; Comfortable; Interior entrance to rooms; Many amenities; free shuttle to theme parks; Adjacent to Old Town Complex

Great for families; Suites with two double beds, separate living room with sleeper sofa, kitchenette; complimentary breakfast, wireless, and many family amenities

Two Bedroom or Three Bedroom Villas equipped with fully-furnished kitchen, dining area, living room and two, full-size bathrooms.

Cons

Motel; Standard motel beds; Rooms dated; Exterior entrance

Distance to OHP

Distance to OHP

Distance to OHP

Distance to OHP; Exterior entrance, but rooms are only accessible from the inside courtyard

Distance to OHP

Reservation  IMPORTANT: state "Small Farms" for reduced rate

Call
 407-846-4545
Specify: Small Farms Conf

Call
407-997-1778 dial “O”
 Specify: Small Farms Conf

Call
1-407-396-8700
Specify: Small Farms Conference

Call
407-397-7848  
Specify: Small Farms Conf

Call
407-997-4166
Specify: FL Small Farms Conf

Call
407-997-3300
Specify: Small Farms Conf


Heritage Park Inn
2050 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway | Kissimmee, FL  34744
Phone: 407-846-4545
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 1, 2013 to receive the discounted rate. The Heritage Inn may fill before the deadline. 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: 407-846-4545
*Specify the Small Farms Conf 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
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

• Outdoor pool

• Coffee makers with free coffee

• Free High-Speed Wireless Internet

• Hairdryers

• Free local and 800 calls

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

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

Rate
$85.00 plus tax – Standard Room: 2 QUEEN beds (sleeps 1-4). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $96.05 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 19, 2013 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the deadline. After the deadline, 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.)

Make reservations in one of two ways:
1. Contact the hotel directly at: 407-997-1778; dial “O” for operator
    *Specify the Small Farms Conference to receive the special rate
2) Reserve rooms via the Holiday Inn’s reservation site using the group code for the Small farms Conference (group code SFI) CLICK HERE

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 48 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
$91 plus tax – Standard Room: Two QUEEN beds (sleeps 1-4) or One King bed (sleeps 1-2). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $102.83 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 1, 2013 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the deadline. After the deadline, 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 continental 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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Comfort Suites Maingate East at Old Town
2775 Florida Plaza Blvd – Kissimmee | Florida 34746
Phone: 407-397-7848 | Fax: 407-396-7045
Website: www.comfortsuitesFL.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approx. 11 miles / 25 minutes

Rate
$75.00 plus tax – Standard Room: 2 QUEEN beds (sleeps 1-4). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $84.75 per night, per room.
*Suggested maid gratuity $2.00 daily

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by July 1, 2013 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the deadline. After the deadline, 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: 407-397-7848
*Specify 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 48 hours prior to arrival.

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

Amenities

• All-suite accommodations feature cable TVs, microwaves, mini-refrigerators, queen or king sized beds, and sleeper sofas

• Free deluxe hot and cold buffet breakfast

• Free scheduled shuttle to major theme parks

• Complimentary wired Internet access

• Fitness Center

• Adjacent to Old Town

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

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Quality Suites Royale Parc Suites
an official Walt Disney World® Good Neighbor Hotel
5876 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway | Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: 407-846-4545
Website: www.royaleparcsuitesorlando.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approx. 12 Miles / 25 minutes

Rate
$89.95 plus tax – 1 Bedroom suite with two double beds, kitchen, separate living area with queen sleeper sofa (sleeps 1-4). Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $97.64 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 1, 2013 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the deadline. After the deadline, 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: 407-396-8040
*Specify the FL 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 48 hours prior to arrival.

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

Amenities

• All-suite accommodations feature microwaves, mini-refrigerators, queen or king sized beds, and sleeper sofas

• Free deluxe hot and cold buffet breakfast

• Free Scheduled shuttle to major theme parks

• Complimentary wireless Internet access

• Free local calls

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

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Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas
4787 W. Irlo Bronson Hwy| Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: 407-997-3300
Website: www.bestwesternpremierkissimmee.com
Distance from Osceola Heritage Park: Approx. 12 Miles / 25 minutes

Rate
$129.00 plus tax – Two Bedroom Villas, one room with King bed, one room with two double beds, kitchen, living area and two, full-size bathrooms. Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $145.77 per night, per two bedroom villa.

$139.00 plus tax - Three Bedroom Villas, One King bedroom, One Queen bedroom and One Queen double bedroom. Total inclusive of current taxes of 13% is $157.07 per night, per three bedroom villa.

Reduced rate is available three days prior to and following the conference dates, based upon availability.

Reservation Deadline
Reservations must be made by July 1, 2013 to receive the discounted rate. The hotel may fill before the deadline. After the deadline, 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: 407-997-3300
*Specify 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 48 hours prior to arrival.

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

Amenities

• Fully stocked Kitchens with Microwave, Dishwasher and full Size Refrigerator

• Complimentary wireless Internet access

• Certified Eco friendly

• Resort ground feature Water Fountains, Boardwalks, Gazebos and Private Waterways.

• Complimentary shuttle service to all theme parks, premier outlet shopping malls, and many other locations in the Kissimmee/Orlando area.

Visit the website to view the guestrooms and property: bestwesternpremierkissimmee.com/

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