2011 Conference Hotel Accommodations

ACCOMODATIONS

Gaylord Texan Resort 
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051
817-778-2000
1200 sleeping rooms are available to TSA on a first come, first served basis. To secure the TSA sleeping room rate reservations must be made prior to Monday, May 30, 2011. 900 of these 1200 sleeping rooms have two queen beds. 
The daily rate is $179 plus 12 % tax ($21.48) for a single, double, triple, quad sleeping room. This daily rate includes a $10 per room per day resort fee which includes complimentary high-speed Internet access, local and 1-800 telephone calls (first 20 minutes), daily newspaper, designated complimentary in-room non-alcoholic beverages, 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. 
Check-in time is 3:00PM
Check-out time is 11:00AM 
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Gaylord Texan Parking

Valet parking: $24 per day plus tax for overnight guest
Self parking: $14 per day plus tax for overnight guest
Bus parking is $75 per night in a lot at the corner of Turner Rd & Texan Trail (Ruth Wall) on the Gaylord Texan Resort property.  


Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

1800 Highway 26 East
Grapevine, TX 76051
1/800/984-1344 (for reservations) – the national TSA conference reservation code is 4TS

1/817/481-8444 (hotel)
TSA has arranged for additional double sleeping rooms at the Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center (hotel) which is just three minutes from the Gaylord Texan Resort for $129 (plus 12% occupancy tax) per night. The Hilton DFW Lakes is providing free shuttle transportation for their TSA guests to go to and from the Gaylord Texan Resort, the DFW International Airport and the Grapevine Mills Outlet Mall. (Parking at the Hilton DFW Lakes or Gaylord Texan Resort is at your own expense).
Check-in time is 3:00PM
Check-out time is 12:00PM

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 either the Gaylord Texan Resort or the Hilton DFW Lakes. Those attending the conference are required to stay at either the Gaylord Texan Resort or the Hilton DFW Lakes on 6/21, 6/22, 6/23 and 6/24. This policy is not implemented once the hotel sleeping room block has been sold out at both hotels and has been authorized by National TSA. Those living within a twenty-five mile radius of Dallas, Texas are exempt from this policy.


Newly renovated guestrooms at the Hilton DFW feature a large, efficient work station with a full-sized work desk and ergonomic chair, and dual line phones with dataports and high-speed Internet access. They also feature lounging/reading area with marble top table and full-sized leather recliner. Coffee maker, hair dryer, iron/ironing board provided for your convenience.
Enjoy recreation amenities such as a large outdoor pool, basketball, horseback riding, fishing, golf, and tennis.
• Basketball
• Bicycle Rental
• Fishing
• Fitness Room
• Horseback Riding
• Jogging Track
• Paddle Tennis Table
• Pool
• Pool Table
• Racquetball
• Tennis Court
• Walking Track

  

Dining At the Gaylord Texan
Affordable Fast Food

The Gaylord Texan Resort will offer food sales kiosks from Dominoes and Subway 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, complimentary full coach busses will be available 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)
Java Coast (a 24-hour coffee shop)
Ama Lur (open from late afternoon until late evening)
Texas Station (open from late morning until late night)
Cups & Cones (open mid-afternoon)
Old Hickory Steakhouse (dinner only)

 

Local Shuttle

Scheduled complimentary full coach bus shuttle service is available to the nearby Grapevine Mills Outlet Mall for all TSA guests staying at the Gaylord Texan Resort.  There is a small surcharge 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. 

Recreation

Water skiing, personal watercraft, pontoon boats, fishing, and other water activities are available at Silver Lake Marina, a half-mile from the hotel for a surcharge. One mile away is the Cowboys Golf Club which has an 18-hole course and a clubhouse with a sports restaurant and pro shop. The hotel provides scheduled shuttle service (surcharge) to both locations. 

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site at the Gaylord Texan Resort or on Lake Grapevine (fees may apply).

Golfing
Golf - driving range
Boat launch 
Motor boating 
Sailing 
Water skiing 
Personal watercraft 
Swimming 
Tennis 
Running track/path on site
Basketball 
Hiking/biking trails 
Bicycle rentals on site
Horse riding/rental 
Fishing 
Playground 

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.