Hotel & Travel

The 30th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly will be held January 10-14, 2017 at The Diplomat Beach Resort (formerly the Diplomat Resort & Spa) in Hollywood, Florida. The Diplomat Beach Resort  a Curio Collection by Hilton is an elegant retreat from the realities of day to day existence. Whether staying on pleasure or for business, this pristine Hollywood Beach, Florida hotel and resort is sure to delight.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Housing is now closed for the 30th EAST Annual Scientific Assembly!

EAST had a limited number of pre-determined rooms at our group rate in our housing block.  The cut-off date to reserve a room at the group rate was December 8, 2016, or until the block sells out.  After this date, EAST cannot guarantee the rate attendees will receive. 


The Diplomat Beach Resort (formerly the Diplomat Resort & Spa) Housing Information (Headquarters Hotel)

Headquarters Hotel - General Attendee Guest Room Block

A guest room block at the group rate of $300 per night (plus applicable taxes – single or double occupancy) has been reserved for the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST).  To reserve your room at the special group rate, please make your reservation by December 8, 2016.  The group rate is subject to room availability and is offered over the following dates: January 8-15, 2017.  Reservations made after December 8, 2016 may not be eligible for the discounted EAST rate. No deposit is required at time of booking, a credit card will be used only to reserve and guarantee the reservation.

To make a reservation online in our General Attendee Room Block click on the link below:

General Attendee Guest Room Block Reservation Link

You may also call Diplomat Resort & Spa's Central Reservation at (855) 689-2911 to make your housing accommodations - indicate you are with EAST to receive the group rate.  

Headquarters Hotel - Government - Military Attendee Guest Room Block
EAST has secured a government room rate at the current prevailing military rate which is currently $200 per night (plus applicable taxes – single or double occupancy) for individuals actively serving in the military.  A limited number of rooms at the military rate are available on a first come, first served basis.  To reserve your room at the special group rate, please make your reservation by December 8, 2016.  The government rate is subject to room availability and is offered over the following dates: January 9-14, 2017.  Reservations made after December 8, 2016 may not be eligible for the discounted EAST rate. No deposit is required at time of booking, a credit card will be used only to reserve and guarantee the reservation.
To make a reservation online in our Government - Military Attendee Room Block click on the link below:
Government - Military Attendee Guest Room Block Reservation Link
You may also call The Diplomat Beach Resort's Central Reservation at (855) 689-2911 to make your housing accommodations - indicate you are with EAST to receive the group rate.  
To receive the Government - Military room rate, you will be required to submit your government ID at check in.
The check-in time at the Diplomat Resort & Spa is 4:00pm (Eastern) and check-out is 11:00am (Eastern).

Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach Housing Information (Overflow Hotel)

Overflow Hotel - General Attendee Guest Room Block

A guest room block at an overflow hotel located .3 miles away from The Diplomat Beach Resort has been secured.  The group rate of $249 per night (plus applicable taxes – single or double occupancy) has been reserved for the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST).  To reserve your room at the special group rate, please make your reservation by December 8, 2016.  The group rate is subject to room availability and is offered over the following dates: January 10-12, 2017.  Reservations made after December 8, 2016 may not be eligible for the discounted EAST rate. No deposit is required at time of booking, a credit card will be used only to reserve and guarantee the reservation.  Please note: the overflow hotel is a short walk (.3 miles away) from The Diplomat Beach Resort; there will not be a shuttle  operating between the headquarter and overflow hotels.

To make a reservation online in our Overflow Hotel - General Attendee Room Block click on the link below:

Overflow Hotel - General Attendee Guest Room Block Reservation Link

You may also call the Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach's Central Reservation at (954) 454-4334 between the hours of 8am-5pm (Eastern) to make your housing accommodations - indicate you are with EAST to receive the group rate.  


Please note:  We wanted to make you aware that there have been reports of a housing scam in which a travel agency identifying themselves as Global Housing Services, Corp. with the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly offers a discount and reduced room rate to attendees of our meeting.  This is not a legitimate offer and is a scam.  We encourage you to let us know if you are contacted.  We have informed our hotel contact about this scam.


AIRLINE AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Airline

Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is the primary airport servicing the Hollywood, Florida area. FLL is approximately 20 minutes from The Diplomat Beach Resort. The next closest airport is Miami International Airport (MIA) which is approximately 40 minutes from the resort.

Ground Transportation - Taxi

The Diplomat Beach Resort does not provide shuttle service. A taxi can be taken from the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport to the resort property for an estimated taxi fare of $35 plus gratuity USD (one way). A taxi can be taken from the Miami International Airport to the resort property for an estimated taxi fare of $65 plus gratuity USD (one way). The Diplomat Beach Resort recommends Yellow Cab at (954) 777-7777 for taxi services.

Ground Transportation - Car, Limousine & Charter

Arrangements for a car transfer can be made through USA Transportation servicing the Hollywood area. Reservations are required. To make a reservation or for additional information visit here or call (954) 241-8100 or (954) 602-8990.

 

A car service can be taken from the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport to the resort property at an estimated fare of $117.11 USD for up to three passengers (four  or more passengers is $167.93 and 10+ passengers is $184.87) (one way).

 

A car service can be taken from the Miami International Airport to the resort property at an estimated fare of $159.46 USD for up to three passengers (four or more passengers is $201.81 and 10+ passengers is $218.75) (one way).

 

In addition, Hertz Rent-A-Car is available and has a location in Hollywood, Florida at the Diplomat Landing. They can be contacted at (800) 654-3011 or via email at hollywoodbeach_flhleser@hertz.com.  The Hertz Rent-A-Car website address is www.hertz.com. Hertz’s corporate hours of operation are Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm and Saturday-Sunday from 9am-3pm.

Driving Directions & Parking

Driving directions are as follows:

  • From West: I-75 E to I-595 East. Proceed to I-95 South. Take Exit 18 and turn left to Hallandale Beach Blvd. Turn left onto S. Ocean Drive/A1A follow for less than a mile to reach the resort.
  • From South: I-95 North to Exit 18. Right onto Hallandale Beach Blvd. Left onto S. Ocean Dr/A1A. Follow for less than a mile to reach the resort.
  • From North: I-95 South to Exit 18. Left onto Hallandale Beach Blvd. and proceed 3.5 miles. Left onto S. Ocean Blvd. Follow for less than a mile.

The Diplomat Beach Resort offers self-parking at the Diplomat Landing. Credit cards are accepted for payment (subject to change without notice). Additional details can be seen here. Parking charges are as follows:

 

Self-Parking:

0 – 2 Hours - $10

2 – 4 Hours - $15

4 – 8 Hours - $20

8 – 24 Hours - $26

 

Valet Parking:

0 – 2 Hours - $16

2 – 4 Hours - $20

4 – 8 Hours - $25

8 – 24 Hours - $36

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