ACEC 2017 Fall Conference

Hotel & Travel Information


Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria Orlando

14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln,
Orlando, FL 32821
Phone: 407-597-3600

ACEC Room Rates:

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek:          $249.00 single/double for run-of-house accommodations.  

Waldorf Astoria Orlando:                  $279.00 single/double for run-of-house accommodations.

The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando are connected through the ACEC Meeting Space.  Rooms at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando are limited and on a first come, first served basis.  

These rates include complimenatry in-room Wi-Fi and are not subject to the hotel's standard $35.00 resort fee.


To Make Your Hotel Reservation

The hotel reservation cutoff date has now passed and the ACEC discounted room rates are no longer guaranteed if booking through the hotel.  If you are still in need of a hotel reservation at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, please email Jessica Torrero at  

Please note that ACEC is NOT working with a housing company.  Should you be contacted by another company stating that they are a housing company for ACEC or asking to make your reservation – please contact Jessica Torrero at ACEC.  Booking through an unauthorized service provider could result in unconfirmed bookings.  If this occurs, the hotel may have no obligation to provide you with the accommodations you were expecting.  Do not fall victim to this practice – book your hotel room directly through the ACEC website

Staying at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek will allow ACEC to keep your registration fees at the current rates. If ACEC does not achieve a minimum number of overnight accommodations, the price of services will increase registration fees for future programs. Without your support, ACEC faces huge financial penalties for unused sleeping rooms.


Registration for the conference is required BEFORE making your hotel reservation.


Sleeping Room Information

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek – 414 Sq. Ft.

Each of these guest rooms comes with a sitting area, workspace, and your choice of a king-size bed or two queen-sized beds. Elegant marble countertops in the bathroom complement the luxurious tones of this beautiful room and resort.  High speed internet included in room.

Waldorf Astoria Orlando – 448 Sq. Ft. 

The classic Deluxe Guest Rooms exude sophistication with their warm décor and timeless elegance, offering a plethora of amenities for an unforgettable stay. This spacious guest room easily accommodates couples or families, featuring an Italian marble bathroom and work space complete with an ample work desk, chair and suite of IT services.

Check-In time: 3 pm; Check-Out time: 12pm


Hotel Reservation Cancellation:

All reservations require a deposit of one night’s room and tax. (Subject to change without notice).  Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance of your arrival date for refund or your one night’s room and tax deposit.

Click here to view more information on Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and the Waldorf Astoria Orlando.


Travel Information

Orlando International Airport is Approximately 18 Miles from Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.

MEARS offers shuttle transportation from Orlando International Airport. Shuttle transportation is a shared riding service and the pricing is based on per person. MEARS also provides Charter Rates including 11-Passenger Vans, 25-Person Mini Bus, Motor Coach and Limousines. Taxi services are available as well.

Approximate Pricing From Orlando International

  • MEARS Shuttle– Per Adult: $23/One Way or $37/Round Trip; Per Child: $18/One Way or $28/Round Trip
  • MEARS TownCar – $85USD/One Way or $155USD/Round Trip
  • MEARS Limousine Transportation – Minimum $170.00USD/One Way
  • TAXI – Minimum $70USD/One Way

*Prices do not include driver gratuity, however, customary gratuities can be added. Pricing does not include Meet-and-Greet fees.

The Hertz Car Rental desk is conveniently located in the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Lobby, adjacent to the Concierge desk. They are able to assist you with finding the perfect means of transportation.

For information, please call the Hertz Desk at 407-597-3692


Driving Directions

From Orlando International Airport (MCO):

  •  Head east on Airport Blvd (1.3 miles)
  • Continue onto S Semoran Blvd (0.3 miles)
  • Take the ramp onto FL-528 W Partial Toll Road (10.9 miles)
  • Take the exit onto I-4 W toward Tampa (4.7 miles)
  • Take exit 67 toward Epcot/Disney Springs (1.1 miles)
  • Merge onto Epcot Center Rd (0.7 miles)
  • Take the first exit to Disney Springs/Typhoon Lagoon (0.30 miles)
  • At traffic light make a left onto Buena Vista Dr (0.2 miles)
  • At the next light turn left onto Chelonia Pkwy (1.1 miles)
  • Turn right onto Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is the first right.


Hotel Parking

  •  Valet parking: $35.00 plus applicable taxes
  • Self parking: $27.00 plus applicable taxes
  • In/Out Privileges: Available to overnight guests only
  • Covered parking: Available


Transportation to Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks

Enjoy our complimentary private MEARS Motor Coach transportation directly from Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria® Orlando to the neighboring Disney® Theme Parks and Disney Springs™ Area.

View Current Shuttle Schedule


Ground Transportation

ACEC has joined with AVIS and Budget to bring you a discount for car rental.

With AVIS, ACEC members can save up to 25%.  Click Here to learn more and make your reservation with AVIS.

With Budget, ACEC members can save up to 25%.  Click Here to learn more and make your reservation with Budget.

More About Hilton Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Surrounded by Walt Disney World Resort and nestled on a 482-acre nature preserve, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is the top rated Hilton Resort in Orlando on TripAdvisor, and features family-friendly amenities and complimentary transportation to the Disney Theme Parks.  The resort features 1,009 elegant and family-friendly guest rooms with world-class amenities to include a 3-acre lazy river and pool, poolside cabanas, championship golf course, Waldorf Astoria Spa, fitness center, and nearly a dozen dining and lounge options.

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Onsite Restaurants & Lounge Information

La Luce (Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek)

This modern Italian country kitchen serves dinner nightly, featuring thin crust pizzas, homemade family-style pastas, and Italian dishes inspired by traditional family recipes handed down through the generations. The cuisine is complimented by Mediterranean-inspired cocktails and a Trattoria-style wine program.  Whether the occasion is a special family dinner, a gathering of business associates or a romantic dinner for two, the menu of Italian favorites will satisfy your palate and your soul.

Zeta Asia (Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek)

The conversations flow as freely as the beverages in Zeta Asia, a magnificent gathering place in the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Zeta Asia offers a sophisticated setting to enjoy traditional and signature sushi rolls, sashimi and innovative, hand-crafted cocktails, wines and beer. This is the place to gather for lively conversation and to catch your favorite game!

Bull and Bear (Waldorf Astoria Orlando)

Located in the adjacent Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Named Diner’s Choice Top Restaurant by Hilton, the restaurant offers a menu featuring re-imagined steakhouse classics and trend-setting fare, including Fried Chicken, Escargot & Gnocchi, Pasta Explosion, Flaming Lobster on the Spit and its signature 32-Day Dry-Aged Tomahawk Rib Eye.

Bull & Bear is renowned for table side preparation and the highest levels of personalized service. Their team of experienced sommeliers will be delighted to suggest the perfect wines to accompany your meal.

The dining room and lounge exude the warmth of a private club, with exquisite views overlooking the resort’s pool and golf course. Views of the nightly Epcot fireworks can be enjoyed from select tables.

Be certain to leave room for dessert, especially the delectable Lemon, the delightful Bull & Bear® Beignets or the decadent Chocolate Bar.

MYTH Bar (Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek)

This is more than just a lobby bar – it’s an exciting new concept that will transform your experience as our guests.  The power of myth connects people – its about stories that inspire them or remind them of things that are important. And it all begins with OUR MYTH – the story of the Bonnet Sisters – the fashionable women who grace the ceiling of the new Hilton Lobby!

Harvest Bistro (Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek)

Harvest Bistro offers a casual dining environment featuring simply prepared American classics for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All dishes are made with the finest farm-fresh ingredients and prepared with meticulous detail.

 Start your day with our breakfast buffet offering a wide variety of hot and cold specialties. The lunch and dinner menu features classics with a modern twist like Bistro Shrimp & Grits, the Steakhouse Burger, flatbreads, steaks, seafood and more. Children’s favorites are always available including PB&J, Mac & Cheese, Chicken Fingers, Hot Dog and Spaghetti.

 For your convenience, Harvest Bistro also offers Grab-and-Go options including coffee and soft drinks, beer, wine and snacks. 


Experience casual, al fresco dining at Beech, known for its decidedly upbeat atmosphere with free-flowing mojitos and tropically inspired beverages. This vibrant restaurant and pool bar has a flair for creating a good time.  The menu features zesty salads, sandwiches and wraps, burgers, pizza, nachos, small plate appetizers and special offerings for the little ones.

Oscar’s Brasserie (Waldorf Astoria Orlando)

Located in the adjacent Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Much like its stylish namesake brasserie, Oscar’s excites the palate with contemporary breakfast cuisine in a casually elegant setting.  Oscar’s offers an expansive breakfast buffet or an a la carte menu. The menu includes American dishes and re-interpretations of classic dishes such as Eggs Benedict – a hallmark of the original Waldorf Astoria in New York.  Oscar’s daily breakfast buffet features made-to-order omelets, crepes, pancakes, an extensive selection of freshly baked house made pastries and a freshly squeezed juice bar. A children’s menu is available, as well.

Peacock Alley (Waldorf Astoria Orlando)

Located in the adjacent Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Peacock Alley is centrally located in the heart of the Waldorf main lobby, overlooking the magnificent hand-crafted clock. With a nod to the stunning landmark restaurant of the same name in New York, Peacock Alley offers an irresistible menu of small-plate inspired cuisine for lunch and dinner, creative libations including our signature Peacock Egg, an exquisite wine selection and live entertainment nightly. Every morning, Peacock Alley transforms into the Peacock Alley Croissant & Coffee Bar serving specialty espressos and delightful house-made pastries.

Select Friday and Saturday evenings, Peacock Alley plays host to Bar du Chocolat.  Guests may enjoy nearly 30 a la carte chocolate treats hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s world-class pastry team. Highlights include chocolate truffles, exotic chocolate cakes, and bowls of beautiful bon-bons. Priced per piece.

Peacock Alley also hosts a Royal Tea on Sunday afternoons.

Aquamarine (Waldorf Astoria Orlando)

Located at the adjacent Waldorf Astoria Orlando, poolside. Garden-style salads, bountiful sandwiches, burgers, flatbreads, wings and refreshing frosty beverages share the bill of fare at Aquamarine, a wonderfully casual poolside restaurant. Children’s favorites, including chicken fingers, pizza and grilled cheese, are also available.  Aquamarine takes its name from the color of the pool’s brilliant blue water, a grand sight as guests dine in an open-air environment.


A hip coffee bar serving amazingly inventive espresso drinks, Muse is the perfect place to refuel – anytime, day or night.  In addition to serving coffee, tea and freshly baked pastries, Muse also offers a refreshing menu of garden-fresh salads, bountiful sandwiches, yogurt, ice cream, chips, snacks and an array of juices and soft drinks. There is also a large variety of gluten free, vegan, vegetarian and non-gmo item options as well.

Sir Harry’s Lounge (Waldorf Astoria Orlando)

Located in the adjacent Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Filled with the distinctive ambiance of a private club, Sir Harry’s Lounge is an excellent place to relax, enjoy a cocktail, entertain and get the deal done.  Furnished with rich, leather barrel club seating, the lounge encourages lively conversation over classic cocktails. Enjoy a Rob Roy, a drink that was originally invented at Waldorf Astoria in New York.

In-Room Dining

Regardless of the time, day or night, in-room dining is available with an extensive menu selection – including many favorite dishes also featured on our restaurant menus. Delight in the comfort and convenience of dining in the privacy of your spacious guest room or suite.  Special children’s menu is available.