Celebrating the 60th Annual
Florida Beef Cattle Short Course
Addressing Cow Herd Management and Business Issues

May 4-6, 2011

Hilton University of Florida Gainesville, Florida

           

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Short Course Site and Hotel Accommodations

Hilton University of Florida
1714 SW 34th Street
Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: (352) 371-3600
Fax: (352) 371-0306
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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville Hotel - Exterior at NightThe 60th Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course will be held at the Hilton University of Florida.

The Hilton University of Florida is offering participants a very special rate of $129.00 per night (plus state and local taxes), for up to 2 people in a room. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, April 19, 2011 to receive the group discounted rate. After April 19th, rates will go up. The group rate will be honored three days prior and three days following the course dates, based on availability.

Some of the amenities included with the group rate include:

  • Complimentary High Speed internet access

  • 32" LCD HD flat screen televisions

  • Cuisinart single cup coffee makers

  • Lighted Make up mirrors

  • Ergonomic desk chairs

  • Curved Shower Rods

  • Hand held hair dryers (not wall mounted)

  • Speakman Showerheads

  • Crabtree & Evelyn® La Source bathroom amenities

  • Comfortable working areas with desks

  • Jack packs which connect your computer with the TV

  • Hilton Serenity Bed Collection®

  • Dual line telephones and data ports

  • Cable television with HBO

  • Real hook hangers

  • Hairdryers

  • Makeup mirrors

  • Irons and Ironing Boards

Call 352-371-3600 and identify yourself as a participant of the Beef Cattle Short Course or click here to make your online group reservation.

  • Reservations must be made by Tuesday, April 19, 2011 in order to receive this special group rate. Please be aware the block of rooms may fill before the deadline, so we urge you to make your reservation as soon as possible. After Tuesday, April 19, 2011 the discounted rate is not guaranteed on possible remaining rooms.

  • Florida government participants: To receive tax exempt status, payment must be made in the form of a government issued check or credit card and be accompanied by a Florida sales tax exemption certificate presented at check-in). Note: The Hilton University of Florida is Green Lodging certified. For information about Florida’s Green Travel Policies, click here.

  • Cancellation of individual reservations must be made at least 24 hours prior to arrival or 1 night’s room and tax will be assessed.

  • Please note: All reservations must be accompanied by a first night’s room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.

    • The hotel check-in time is 4:00pm.

    • Check-out time 12:00pm.

    • If extended late check-out is requested and approved on the day of departure, there will be a 50% charge of the room rate before 5:00pm and a full day’s rate after 5:00pm.

    •  If early departure before scheduled check-out date is required, there will be an early departure fee of $25.00.

Directions & Transportation to the Hilton University of Florida
When traveling on I-75 Northbound (from Tampa or Orlando), take exit #384. Turn right onto Archer Road and follow to SW 34th Street. Turn left on 34th Street, hotel is three blocks down on the left. When traveling on I-75 Southbound (from Jacksonville, Tallahassee or Georgia), take exit #384. Turn left onto Archer Road and follow to SW 34th Street. Turn left on 34th Street, hotel is three blocks down on the left.

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