Hotel and Travel
EDUCAUSE 2005 will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Information about Orlando, including information on purchasing park and attraction tickets, is available through the following sites:
Due to the proximity of EDUCAUSE 2005, online hotel reservations are CLOSED and all inquiries should be directed to the hotels. Please contact the hotels directly for all reservation inquiries, including cancellations or change in reservations.
If you have not secured a hotel room for EDUCAUSE 2005, please contact the hotels below. Please note: guestroom availability may vary day to day.
Best Western Plaza International
Days Inn Convention Center
Embassy Suites Orlando Convention Center
Hampton Inn Convention Center
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Convention Center
Holiday Inn International Drive
Quality Inn Plaza
Radisson Barcelo Hotel Orlando-International Drive
Residence Inn Orlando Convention Center
Residence Inn Orlando International Drive
Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld
Rosen Centre Hotel
Rosen Plaza Hotel
Sheraton World Resort Orlando
Springhill Suites Orlando
Travel into Orlando is served by the Orlando International Airport. We strongly recommended that you contact the airlines directly 24 hours prior to departure to confirm details or changes.
Conference Shuttle Service
The Peabody and Rosen Centre Hotels are within easy walking distance from the convention center.
The remaining EDUCAUSE conference hotels will be served by shuttle service. Please see the shuttle schedule in your tote bag for updated information and times.
View complete and updated information on ground transportation between Orlando International Airport and the conference hotels.
Discounted Ground Transportation from Orlando International Airport
To assist you with your travel planning, we have arranged a Mears Motor Shuttle discount for all conference attendees. Please download and print out a Mears Motor Shuttle discount coupon [PDF 105 KB]. You must present this coupon at one of the Mears Motor Shuttle counters on arrival at Orlando International Airport to receive the discount.
For more information about Mears Motor Shuttle and to book online go to Mears Motor Shuttle and click on reserve shuttle and enter your priority code number 00000011 or call 800-759-5219. Advance reservations are recommended for travel from the airport to the conference hotels. Return reservations should be made at least one day prior to your departure by calling the reservations phone number printed on your round trip ticket.
If you are from one of 27 Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries, you will be required to present a machine-readable passport to enter the US without a visa. To view the list of VWP countries and learn more about this requirement, see the Department of Homeland Security press release.