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Update: If the Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort is full over the dates you are requesting, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Lake Buena Vista is offering rooms to attendees at a reduced rate of $95 plus tax (currently 12.5%) for two queen beds in a guest room. (Maximum occupancy is four). This rate is available only over the symposium dates.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista

12191 S. Apopka Vineland Road
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

Deadline is March 18, 2016

The block of rooms may fill before the deadline, so we urge you to make your reservation as soon  as possible. After March 18, 2016, the discounted rate is not available on possible remaining rooms.


Distance from the Sheraton

Car - 0.3 mile  |  Walking - 356 ft. (About 2 minutes)
Directions from the Fairfield Inn to the Sheraton.

Make reservations in one of two ways:

  1. Reserve rooms via the personalized website for the Vaccinium participants. To make a reservation online, click here.
  2. Contact the hotel directly at 1-407-239-1115
    *ask for reservations. Specify the "Vaccinium Group" to the reservation agent to receive the reduced rate of $95 plus tax (currently 12.5%)

NOTE: For stays longer than the symposium dates, make a reservation online. Afterwards, contact: Nichole Babcock and specify the additional days needed.

Nichole Babcock, Director of Sales
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lake Buena Vista
Direct: (407) 363-1560

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.

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