30th Annual


October 25-27, 2010

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Destin, Florida

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►►   NOTE: The Hotel Room Block is filling up!
Please make your reservations today and state that you are with the Master Gardener Conference.

Meeting Site & Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa
4000 Sandestin Boulevard South
Destin, Florida 32550
PH: (850) 267-9500 | Fax: (850) 267-3076

The Hilton Sandestin is offering participants of the 30th Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference, a very special rate of $114.00 per night, with a two-night minimum required, (plus 11.5% state and local taxes), for up to 4 people in a room. The group rate will be honored three days prior and three days following the conference dates, based on availability.

NOTE: The guest room block and group rate that has been negotiated with the hotel includes costs incurred to provide us with the large quantity of meeting space we require for our meetings. If we do not occupy a sufficient amount of guest rooms throughout the meeting, we will incur additional costs for meeting room rental charges. Therefore, we encourage all meeting participants to stay in the host hotel. Consequently, guests not staying at the Hilton during the conference will be charged a $100 facilities fee to cover their portion of meeting room rental charges incurred. [Explanation of Facilities Usage Fee].

If your residential address is in Walton County, you are exempt from the Facilities Usage Fee stated above. If you have any questions, please contact Tom Wichman (twichman@ufl.edu) or Sharon Borneman (spb@ufl.edu).

To Make a Reservation:

  • Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa - Destin, FL Hotels - Deluxe Double Jr SuiteReservations must be made by Friday, September 17, 2010 in order to receive this 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 September 17, the discounted rate is not guaranteed on possible remaining rooms.

  • You may also call the Hilton reservations direct line at (850) 267-9500 and identify yourself as a participant of the 30th Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference to receive the reduced rates.

  • Florida government participants: 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 has received its Green Lodging certification. For information about Florida’s Green Travel Policies, click here.

Please note:

  • All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. A credit card will be charged for one night’s deposit. A full refund of deposit will be forfeited unless cancellation is received seven (7) days prior to arrival.

  • The hotel check-in time is 4:00pm and check out is 11:00am.

  • The hotel is offering participants of the 30th Florida Master Gardener Conference: complimentary high-speed wireless internet in the guest rooms, complimentary use of Serenity by the Sea’s fitness facility, complimentary transportation to any facility on the Sandestin Resort, resort membership with discounted pricing on golf, tennis, marina and bicycle rentals and a complimentary newspaper, 7 days a week.

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