The Buena Vista Palace Resort and Spa is an official hotel of Walt Disney World Resort and offers access to the area’s many attractions, including Disney World, Downtown Disney, EPCOT Center, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and more. The area is home to some of the world’s best golf and recreation and world-class shopping at the Florida Mall and Mall of Millennia, among others.

The Walt Disney World Theme Parks are offering special rates for Summit attendees. Call (407) 566-5600 or visit our Disney Summit web page to take advantage of these generous rates.



All meetings and events will be held at the full-service Buena Vista Resort and Spa in the Walt Disney World Resort. A limited number of rooms are available at the rate of $149 plus tax ($159 for lake-view rooms). Book online or call
(866) 397-6516 and mention the Network of Executive Women.

Buena Vista Palace and Spa
1900 E. Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Tel (866) 397-6516

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Hotel amenities

1,014 rooms, including 122 suites


Refrigerator, ironing set and coffee maker with coffee/tea
Phone with dataport
32" flat-panel, wide-screen HDTV, On-Command movies and Web TV
Floating workstation with a Herman Miller ergonomic chair
Wired and wireless high-speed Internet access
Plush pillow-top bedding


Complimentary transport to Walt Disney World® theme parks
Guaranteed access and transportation to preferred golf at five Disney PGA championship golf courses
10,000-square-foot world-class spa offering a multitude of comprehensive services
Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment
Three heated swimming pools with pool concierge, Jacuzzi, sauna
Lighted tennis court, basketball court, sand volleyball court
Children’s playground and video arcade


Dry cleaning and valet
Weekday New York Times newspaper delivery
Full service salon
24-hour business center
On-site car rental

Dining and entertainment

Outback Restaurant, serving prime steak and fresh seafood
Kook Sports Bar, featuring food, spirits and fun
Watercress Café, home of the resort’s popular Sunday Disney Character Breakfast Breakfast buffets and lunch daily
Castaway Grill & Shipwreck Bar serving light fare inside and poolside
Lobby Lounge offering drinks, coffees and snacks
Watercress Pastry Shop & Mini Mart
Private dining, offered 24-hours a day

Getting there

From Orlando International Airport
From the north end of the airport, take SR-528 (Beeline Expressway toll road) heading west. Merge onto I-4 West. From I-4, take Exit #68, then turn right onto SR-535. Turn left onto Hotel Plaza Boulevard, then right onto E. Buena Vista Drive. Hotel is on the right.

From Tampa
Take I-4 east to exit 68 for State highway 535 toward Lake Buena Vista. Turn left at S. Apopka Vineland Rd/Kissimmee Vineland Rd/ State Rd 535 and continue to follow S. Apopka Vineland Rd/State Rd 535. Turn left at Hotel Plaza Blvd/Preview Blvd and right at N. Buena Vista Drive. Hotel is on the right.

The hotel does not offer airport shuttle service. Taxi fare is approximately $44 each way. Mears Transportation provides shuttle service to the hotel and leaves the airport about every 20-30 minutes. When you arrive at the airport, proceed to the baggage claim area to purchase your tickets, which currently cost $21 per adult and $17 per child one way or $34 per adult and $27 per child round trip.

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