Housing & Travel

biltmorespicfromwebThe official RBMS hotel is the The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134. A 15-minute drive from Miami Airport, in the lovely community of Coral Gables, this palatial resort built in the 1920s is a National Historic Landmark. Luxe quarters have feather bedding, 340-thread-count Egyptian cotton duvet covers, sitting areas and picture windows with views of the golf course, pool or cityscape. Amenities include a full-service spa, an 18-hole golf course, a lighted tennis center, a 10,000-square-foot fitness center and a 21,000-square-foot outdoor pool. Fine and casual dining options are on-site, and weekend champagne brunch and high tea are served. Biltmore Superior Room Please book early to secure the discounted group rates of $169 single/double. The rate includes a mandatory $10 resort fee which includes housekeeping gratuities, daily admission to the Biltmore Fitness Center (and access to over 100 classes per week), guest's choice of daily newspaper, unlimited local calls, in-room high-speed internet, bellman gratuities for arrivals and departures, town car service throughout Coral Gables (based on availability) and automobile self-parking. The discounted group rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A major credit card will be required to confirm your reservation. Need a double? Doubles are in high demand and low supply at the Biltmore, however they do offer twin-sized roll-away beds at $50 per room, per night for your consideration. Hotel rooms are selling like hotcakes! Not finding availability at the Biltmore? Not to worry. You might try Expedia or other search engine of your choice. Search near the Biltmore Hotel address “1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33132”, then sort by distance if useful. The following hotels are within 3 miles of the Biltmore Courtyard Marriot Coral Gables (1.6 miles) Four Points by Sheraton Coral Gables (1.8 miles Extended Stay America Coral Gables (1.8 miles) Hyatt Regency Coral Gables (2 miles) Holiday Inn Coral Gables (2.7 miles)

Biltmore Hotel Reservations

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For online reservations enter group code 4932 and password 16725. Reservations may also be made by calling toll free (877)-576-0793, refer to group name: Rare Books and Manuscripts Section and reference code 4932.





Miami is easily accessible from most geographic locations, with two large international airports (Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale Airport) located within driving distance to several major attractions, hotels, and popular neighborhoods. Miami International Airport is walking distance from the Metrorail, which has stops in central city locations (i.e. Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Overtown, and the Government Center). There is a University of Miami stop on the Metrorail for those wishing to commute by public transportation, and cabs and shuttles are also readily available at the airport for reasonable rates. The city of Coral Gables has its own trolley service while the University of Miami also provides free shuttle transportation around its campus.

Getting from Coral Gables to Orlando for ALA

Orlando is short 1 hour flight from both Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale Airport.

Amtrak runs between Miami and Orlando and takes about 5 hours and 30 minutes. The Miami Amtrak station is accessible via the Metrorail

If you plan on driving, allow approximately 4 hours to travel from Coral Gables to Orlando. Rental cars are available in Coral Gables and at Miami International Airport. Hertz rental car pickup is available at the Biltmore Hotel.

Megabus and Greyhound run several daily trips between Miami and Orlando. Bus trips average 5-7 hours in length.