Gaylord Texan Resort
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
At the request of TSA chapter advisors, beginning in 2015, the national TSA conference daily room rate will include the required resort fee. This is being done to provide advisors with a total amount due from their school upon making their reservations.
1500 sleeping rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations must be made prior to June 2, 2015 to secure the TSA sleeping room rate (pending availability). 900 of these 1500 sleeping rooms have two queen beds.
The daily rate is $191, which includes:
- $179 room rate
- Required $12 resort fee* per room per day
13 % tax ($24.83) will be added per room per day
* The $12 per room per day resort fee (plus tax), which includes complimentary high-speed Internet access, local and 1-800 telephone calls (first 20 minutes), daily newspaper, designated complimentary in-room bottled water (2 bottles), fitness center access, and local shuttle service. Rooms also have CD players, refrigerators, complimentary premium cable television channels, in-room safes, built-in laptop and cell-phone recharging capabilities, and two multi-line phones, including one cordless phone. All guestrooms at the Gaylord Texan Resort have a Southwestern décor, views of the interior atrium or the hotel grounds, and are nonsmoking.
The Gaylord Texan is providing TSA guests with a 50% discounted rate on parking.
Valet parking: $14.50 per day plus tax for overnight guest
Self parking: $9.50 per day plus tax for overnight guest
Bus parking is $37.50 per night in a lot at the corner of Turner Rd & Texan Trail (Ruth Wall) on the Gaylord Texan Resort property.
A $100.00 per person fee will be assessed by TSA, Inc. on conference registration day from any conference attendee who does not stay at the Gaylord Texan Resort. Those attending the conference are required to stay at either the Gaylord Texan Resort on 6/28, 6/29 6/30 and 7/1. This policy is not implemented once the hotel sleeping room block has been sold out at the Gaylord Texan Resort and has been authorized by National TSA. Those living within a twenty-five mile radius of Dallas, Texas are exempt from this policy.
Dining At the Gaylord Texan
Affordable Fast Food
The Gaylord Texan Resort will offer food sales kiosks from a couple local fast food franchises for lunch and dinner. These vendors will be located on the Longhorn Exhibit Hall level which is also the main level of the convention center. Breakfast "grab and go" items will also be for sale by the hotel.
Additionally, full coach busses will be available at a cost of $5.00 for a Day Pass for TSA conference participants staying at the Gaylord Texan Resort to go roundtrip from the hotel to the nearby Grapevine Mills Mall where a large fast food court and a variety of restaurants are located - http://www.simon.com/mall/malldirectory.aspx?id=1248.
Gaylord Texan Resort Restaurants
Riverwalk Café (breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch)
Cocoa Bean (a 24-hour coffee shop)
Texan Station (open from late morning until late night)
Old Hickory Steakhouse (dinner only)
Scheduled full coach bus shuttle service is available with the purchase of a $5.00 Day Pass to the nearby Grapevine Mills Outlet Mall for all TSA guests staying at the Gaylord Texan Resort. The Day Pass is also availabile for shuttle service to downtown Grapevine. Historic downtown Grapevine features specialty shops, restaurants, tea rooms, the Grapevine Historical Museum, and the depot for the Grapevine Vintage Railroad.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site at the Gaylord Texan (fees may apply).
Golf - driving range
Running track/path on site
Bicycle rentals on site
A Green / Sustainable Property
The Gaylord Texan Resort property participates in California Green Lodging Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property’s impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, and the local economy. The hotel is currently working to attain "Silver" certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program.