Hotel and Travel Information
Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32830
In the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort is your gateway to Orlando's greatest theme parks and attractions. It is conveniently located in between Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios, and nearby many other popular Orlando attractions so you can stay close to the action.
HOTEL RATE CUT-OFF:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
NEED A ROOM FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 or SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3?
Please read important update below:
While there are plenty of rooms still available for the conference dates of Wednesday, September 30- Saturday, October 3, both The Dolphin and The Swan are sold out of rooms for the nights of Tuesday, September 29 and the night of Saturday, October 3. Attendees needing rooms this night are welcome to contact the hotel and ask to be put on a waitlist, in case of cancelations. We are also recommending that attendees can make a reservation at a nearby Disney resort property:
Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort | Walt Disney World Resort
900 Cayman Way, Orlando, FL 32830
Phone: (407) 934-3400
Room rates are starting around $180/night for the 29th and $200/night for October 3rd.
You can use the Walt Disney World bus service to get from the Caribbean Beach Resort to The Dolphin hotel. See more information here:
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PLEASE NOTE: The Walt Disney World Dolphin and Swan Resort contains two separate properties The Dolphin and The Swan. The AHP Annual Conference and room block are taking place entirely in The Dolphin. If rooms sell out in the Dolphin, the hotel will do its best to accommodate attendees in The Swan, but we encourage our attendees to make reservations in the AHP room block at The Dolphin.
GETTING TO ORLANDO
The closest airport to the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort is the Orlando International Airport. Daily and direct flights are available to Orlando from locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. A Taxi from Orlando International Airport to the hotel is approximately $60 dollars (not including gratuity). Airport shuttle service is also available provided by Mears transportation. Rates are around $22/one way and $36/roundtrip per person. Reservations for shuttle service are required, for more information please visit: http://www.mearstransportation.com/
Parking: If you are staying at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort daily self-parking is $16/day and daily valet parking is $26/day.
Dress code is business casual. Please note that air conditioning in the hotel can be cool, so we recommend bringing a jacket or light sweater to sessions.
Average high temperatures for Orlando in Early October are 85ºF and down to 65ºF at night.
WALT DISNEY WORLD
As a registered guest of the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, which is located within the Walt Disney World Parks, you are entitled to many special Disney benefits to help you make the most of your time, such as the all new MyMagic+ benefit ,complimentary scheduled transportation to the Disney theme parks and attractions, on-site Disney ticket and information desks, the Extra Magic Hours benefit in the theme parks, on-site character dining, and advance tee times on championship Disney golf courses. Spend fun-filled, action-packed days in the theme parks or water parks neighboring our Disney resort. Enjoy award-winning dining experiences, abundant shopping, amazing entertainment and invigorating recreational activities at the Walt Disney World. To learn more about these benefits, visit the website www.swandolphin.com or visit the Walt Disney World desk in the lobby of the hotel.
As an AHP Conference attendee you can purchase your Disney Tickets in Advance and Save!
As an attendee of the AHP Annual Conference, you will be staying within Walt Disney World property which provides easy access to all the Walt Disney World parks. Epcot is walkable from the conference hotel, The Dolphin, and there is easy free shuttle access to the other parks. We are also happy to offer you an exclusive benefit of receiving discount convention tickets to all the Disney Parks. These discount tickets cannot be purchased onsite and must be purchased in Advance at our specialized AHP Disney Website.
Advanced ticket purchases will get you:
• 10% savings off of regular multi-day ticket prices, which include a complimentary bonus visit to an additional Disney Experience to one of the following parks:
1. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
2. Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
3. DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park
4. ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
5. Disney’s Winter Summerland or Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Courses (before 4 p.m.)
6. A round of golf at Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course
• Access to partial day tickets starting after 2pm or 4pm, which are discounted and exclusive to conference attendees (and family and friends), so you can enjoy the park following the conference sessions.
• Ability to purchase FastPass tickets 60 days in advance to allow you to reserve rides and experiences before you even leave home.
Please visit the AHP Disney website for full details. Advanced tickets must be purchased by September 23, 2015!