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2015 Housing and Travel


 

Hotel Accommodations

All educational sessions will take place at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa.

 

Conference Hotel

Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa
3030 Holiday Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Tel: +1-954-525-4000
Toll Free:  +1-800-222-6543
Fax: +1-954-766-6152
http://www.harborbeachmarriott.com/

 


The Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa is currently sold out of rooms over some of our meeting dates.  We do encourage you to continue to check the link below for available reservations, cancelled reservations from our block will revert into our room block.
You can also make a reservation at a nearby hotel, you will find them listed below.


 

Hotel Reservations

APSA has secured a $277 USD rate for single/double/triple/quad occupancy. Rooms and rates are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes.  This special rate is applicable from April 25 through May 6, based on availability.

To reserve a room, make your reservation online by following this link or call the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa at +1-954-525-4000 or +1-800-222-6543 and mention you are attending the APSA Annual Conference. Reservations must be made at the Marriott Harbor Beach by March 14, 2015 and rooms are subject to availability.

The APSA 46th Annual Meeting room rate may not be available after March 14, 2015 so make your reservations early. A credit card guarantee is required to hold your reservation, however the hotel will not charge the credit card if cancellations are made more than 48 hours prior to arrival. Hotel check-in is 4 p.m.; check-out is 11 a.m. 


Alternative hotels nearby the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort and Spa

Best Western Plus Oceanside Inn   (walking distance)

B Ocean  (walking distance)

Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Beach  (about a mile away)

Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale   (approximately one mile away)

Hyatt Regency Pier 66  (approximately one mile away)

If booking at one of these alternative hotels, you should be able to reserve directly from the hotel website, though you might find a cheaper rate on sites such as Expedia.com, Hotels.com or Priceline.com.  When booking through discount sites, it is important to read all of the conditions of your reservation before purchasing.  You may need to pre-pay for your reservation, not receive a refund for cancelled reservations and/or early check-out fees may apply.

 


Hotel Services

Valet Parking: Valet, $32 USD daily-- with in/out privileges

Self-Parking: All APSNA guests receive complimentary self-parking.

Room Service: Available 24 hours/day

 

Hotel Restaurants

The following restaurants are available on the property of the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa:

 

3030 Ocean Restaurant

Seafood/Upscale – Open for Dinner 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Talented and critically acclaimed Executive Chef Paula DaSilva leads the culinary team with her fresh and innovative approach to farm-to-table cuisine.  Paula has returned to 3030 Ocean after making her mark on the South Beach dining scene, and is remembered for her star turn several years back on television's "Hell's Kitchen."  At 3030 Ocean you'll find unsurpassed service, a chic, sophisticated ambiance, and a beautiful waterfront location.  Savor succulent entrees, bread baked on-site daily and decadent desserts. 

 

3030 Raw Bar

Seafood – Open Noon – 1:00 a.m.

  

Sea Level Restaurant

American – Open for lunch and dinner

Bar Open 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

An innovative restaurant with stylish decor and a relaxed setting where you can mix, mingle and enjoy a creative menu of fresh selections -- not to mention the fresh and frosty concoctions at the open-air Sea Level Bar.

 

Riva

American – Open for breakfast and lunch

You will enjoy Modern American Classic cuisine at this cool and stylish seaside restaurant, where you'll have a choice of indoor or alfresco seating.  Have a hearty breakfast from the extensive buffet or grab a quick continental while gazing over the sparkling blue ocean.  Lunch selections offer Modern American Classics with a distinctive Florida sensibility.

Oversized wall murals with maritime themes punctuate the beachfront setting and the brightly lit and warm interior convey class and comfort with stylish booths and banquettes.

 

Starbucks®

Open 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

Beach Bar

Open Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fort Lauderdale's only bar situated right on the sand!  Tiki-style, and bathing suits welcomed!

 

Getting to the Hotel

From Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) – Approximately 5 miles away from the resort, take the exit to US-1 North. Go north on US-1 Federal Highway. Make a right on S.E. 17 Street Causeway and head east. Go over the intracoastal drawbridge to the 4th traffic light - it's Holiday Drive. Make a right at the Holiday Drive. Go one block to the stop sign and make a right to our resort.

 * Estimated taxi fare: $20 USD (one way)

 

From Miami International Airport (MIA) – Approximately 32 miles away from the resort, take exit MIA grounds and go east on 836 to I-95 North. Exit Port Everglades/I-595. Head east on I-595 to exit 12B-US 1 North. Go north on US-1 Federal Highway. Make a right on S.E. 17 Street Causeway and head east. Go over the intracoastal drawbridge to the 4th traffic light, which will be Holiday Drive. Make a right at the Holiday Drive. Go one block to the stop sign and make a right to our resort.

* Estimated taxi fare: $75 USD (one way)

 

From Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) – Approximately 50 miles away from the resort, take I-95 South to Sunrise Boulevard - exit 30. Head east on Sunrise Boulevard until you reach the beach. Turn right at A1A and proceed south for 2 miles. Pass the Sheraton Yankee Clipper Hotel and turn left at Holiday Drive. Go one block to the stop sign and make a right to our resort.

* Estimated taxi fare: $85 USD (one way)

 

Rental Car

Avis Rent-a-Car System is the official car-rental service for this special joint conference. Avis Agents can provide the best rates for your car needs during your stay. Make your reservation online by following this link, or call 1-800-331-1600 and indicate APSA/APSNA worldwide discount number J787330 to receive special pricing.  Discounted pricing is available for 7 days before and 7 days after the meeting dates.

 

In addition, there is a Hertz Rental Car Agency onsite at the hotel if you are looking for a daily rental arrangement.  To make a reservation, call the onsite Hertz rental facility at +1-954-828-1887.

 

Super Shuttle

Super Shuttle is available to transfer attendees from Fort Lauderdale Airport to the resort.  Shared van service is approximately $17.00 each way.  Private shuttle service is available for approximately $63.00 each way. 
Learn more about Super Shuttle and make your reservation by following this link.

 

Weather in Ft. Lauderdale
The average high temperature in May is 82°F/28°C, the average low temperature is 68°F/20°C.  Attire for the conference is business casual. Because people have varying sensitivities to temperatures in hotel meeting rooms, bring a sweater or other warm layer to wear inside the hotel.

 

Things to do in Ft. Lauderdale
Visit: http://www.sunny.org for things to do while in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, or visit our Ft. Lauderdale information page by following this link.