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Hotel Information

The Diplomat Resort & Spa
3555 S Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
Toll Free Reservations: 1.855.689.2911

Guest room rates (taxes not included): $244.00 single or double occupancy

Reservations

Reservations can be made online at Diplomat Resort & Spa Reservations or by calling the hotel reservation line directly at 1.855.689.2911. Make your reservations by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 9, 2017. Reservations made after this deadline are subject to space and rate availability. Please make sure you mention that you are attending the SOA 2017 Health Meeting.

A major credit card is required in order to make a reservation. Reservations may be cancelled without penalty up to three days prior to the date of your arrival.

Housing Fraud Alert

We have been made aware of "pirate" housing companies or travel agencies that may be aggressively pursuing you to book your guest rooms through their company at supposedly significant discounts.

Only by contacting The Diplomat Beach Resort directly by phone or by making your reservation through the online link provided on the SOA website will ensure that you have a valid hotel reservation. Do not be misled by companies that solicit you over the phone and misrepresent themselves as SOA's official housing provider. If you are contacted by one of these pirate companies, please contact the SOA immediately at  lcollins@soa.org.

Room pirating is a practice carried out by third-party companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or destination management companies to solicit event attendees for room reservations.

SOA has NO affiliation with these organizations and does not endorse their services. Additional deceptive tactics by housing "pirates" may include:

  • Informing attendees and exhibitors that the hotel room block is "sold-out," and that if you do not book with them immediately, you may not get a room.
  • Distribution of forms or promotional materials that appear to be issued by SOA.
  • Non-delivery of promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are sometimes non-existent or the hotels are not conveniently located.
  • Representation of themselves as being affiliated with SOA by illegally using our name or logo.

If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room for the SOA 2017 Health Meeting, please get as much information as you can and pass it along to us at lcollins@soa.org.

Early Departures

During check-in all guests will be asked to verify their departure date. At that time you may change your departure date without penalty. Any guest who departs before the confirmed departure date may be charged an early departure fee.

Why Stay at the Diplomat Resort & Spa?

We realize there are many hotel options available and by staying at the Diplomat Resort & Spa we offer you the chance to save through the SOA group rate. Staying at the Diplomat Resort & Spa also provides the best opportunity to network with your peers and maximizes the quality of your meeting experience.

Confirmations

Confirmation of your hotel reservation is provided by the hotel. If you have not received a confirmation number prior to your departure for Florida, please call the hotel to make sure your reservation is in order. Remember to mention your affiliation with the Society of Actuaries in all hotel communications to ensure the correct handling of your reservation.

Hotel Check-In and Checkout

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and checkout time is noon. Those arriving early may check their bags with the bell desk in the hotel lobby.

Location

Easy to access from both Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports, the resort is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. The hotel is located 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from Miami International Airport.

Taxi fare from Fort Lauderdale International Airport is approximately $20.