HDA has negotiated a special room block specifically for our event attendees. All conference attendees should make every effort to stay at the official event hotel. Supporting the official hotel room block provides HDA staff support to resolve hotel reservation disputes; ensures attendees receive all applicable discounts and materials, as well as maximize their conference experience; and, assists HDA in maintaining affordable, quality programming.
4040 Central Florida Parkway
The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, welcomes guests to Orlando with impeccable service and distinctive amenities. This location offers an unparalleled retreat, and is a short distance and shuttle ride to attractions like Universal Studios Orlando, SeaWorld and Walt Disney World.
The HDA hotel group rate is $279 single/double occupancy per night (plus applicable taxes).
The daily resort fee of $30.00 (subject to change) is “optional” for all HDA attendees. This charge covers several amenities at the JW Marriott Orlando. View the hotel website for a full listing of the resort services covered under this fee.
Click here to make room reservations directly with the JW Marriott Orlando; reference HDA to receive the special hotel group rate. The deadline for hotel reservations is Monday, May 13, 2019. After this date, the hotel only will accept reservations at the HDA group rate based on space availability.
All changes and cancellations should be communicated directly to the hotel. All reservation requests will require a credit card and a deposit for one room night. Deposits will be refunded for rooms cancelled more than 72 hours prior to arrival.
Hotel check-in as at 4:00 PM; check-out is at 11:00 AM.
2019 Business and Leadership Conference attendees within the HDA room block are eligible to enjoy a 10 percent discount on green fees, kayaking, eco tours, tennis, fitness classes, fly fishing, Kids Program and spa treatments
Self-parking is $29.00 per day. HDA attendees receive a 10 percent discount on self-parking fees only; valet parking is available for $37.00 per day. Parking fees are subject to change.
Orlando International Airport (MCO)
(407) 825-2118; 150 miles SW from hotel
Driving directions: Head north to SR-528 West. SR-528 is a toll road. Travel to exit 3 for John Young Parkway South/SR-423 and turn left. Follow the parkway to Whisper Lakes Boulevard and turn right. Continue on the boulevard to the resort’s main gate.
Estimated Taxi Fare: $50
Distances are approximate
(407) 585-4000; 40 miles South from hotel
Driving directions: Follow FL-417 North to Orlando. Portions of FL-417 are a toll road. Take exit 26 for SR-528 West toward Orlando International Airport. SR-528 is a toll road. Continue to exit 3 for John Young Parkway/SR-423 and turn left. Follow the parkway to Whisper Lakes Boulevard and turn right. Continue on the boulevard to the resort's main gate.
Estimated taxi fare: $100
Mears Transportation (407) 422-4561; reservation required.