Hotel & Area Information

Photo Courtesy the Rosen Plaza Hotel

This page provides “visitor” information for your benefit. Magnetics 2014 will be held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel.

Below you will find information on:

  • Hotel Information
  • Transportation
  • Dining
  • Things to Do – Places to See

Photo Courtesy the Rosen Plaza Hotel

A special room rate of $167 is available for attendees. Be sure to reserve your room by December 30th, to receive this special rate. Be sure to mention Webcom Communications when reserving.

Rosen Plaza Hotel
9700 International Drive
Orlando, FL  32819
www.rosenplaza.com
Reservations 1-800-627-8258


Transportation

Directions from the airport:

1. Head south on Airport Blvd About 2 mins
2. Continue onto Jeff Fuqua Blvd About 2 mins
3. Continue onto S Semoran Blvd N
4. Take the ramp onto FL-528 W Partial toll road About 9 mins
5. Take exit 1 for International Dr
6. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Wet’n Wild and merge onto International Dr About 2 mins
7. Slight left toward International Dr
8. Turn left onto International Dr Destination will be on the right

9700 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819

Courtesy shuttles available to off-site rental locations

Terminal A and Terminal B – Ground Transportation Level (Level 1)

Dining

Hungry? Tired of run-of-the-mill hotel food? Orlando offers

Ponderosa Steakhouse
A series of good quality steakhouses located throughout Orlando.
6362 International Drive • Orlando
1/4 Mile South of Wet ‘N Wild. Trolley Stop 17
407-352-93438200 World Center Drive • Lake Buena Vista
(corner of S.R 535)
407-238-2526
www.ponderosaorlando.com

A Land Remembered Classic Steakhouse
A legendary steakhouse named after a novel by famous Florida writer, Patrick Smith. Known for its excellent steak and seafood.
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32819
www.alandrememberedrestaurant.com

Rolando’s Cuban Restaurant
A long established family owned restaurant known for its excellent Cuban dishes such as platains and ropa vieja.
870 Semoran Blvd
Casselberry, FL 32707
407-767-9677
www.rolandoscubanrestaurant.com

Cala Bella at Rosen Shingle Creek
An upscale Italian restaurant featuring Mediterranean and American inspired dishes.
9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-FOOD (3663)
www.calabellarestaurant.com

BB King’s Blues Club
A supper club serving great Southern comfort food and Southern fusion all to live Blues music.
9101 International Drive
Suite 1040
Orlando, FL 32819
901-544-9103
www.bbkingclubs.com

The Oceanaire Seafood Room
An upscale seafood supper club with a 1930s ocean liner setting.
9101 International Drive
Suite 1002
Orlando, FL 32819
407-363-4801
www.theoceanaire.com

Things to Do – Places to See

There’s no shortage of things to do in Central Florida.

Walt Disney World Theme Parks
P.O. Box 10000
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
http://disneyworld.disney.go.com

The Magic Kingdom – Based on the original Disneyland park in Anaheim California. This park features classic attractions such as Cinderella’s Castle, Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Mickey’s Toontown.EPCOT Center – This park is modeled off the theme of a world’s fair. One section of the park, Future World features Sci-Fi themed attractions, while the other section, World Showcase, features attractions based onDisney’s Hollywood Studios (Formally MGM Studios) – This movies and television themed park features live shows like the Indiana Jones Stunt Show and rides like the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.Disney’s Animal Kingdom – The most recent of the Walt Disney World Parks is a combination of theme park and zoo. Features rides like “Expedition Everest,” and a safari park with live exotic animals.

SeaWorld Adventure Park Orlando
One of the four SeaWorld aquatic theme parks featuring Shamu the Orca, and the Kraken Roller Coaster. Fun and Educational!
7007 SeaWorld Dr
Orlando, FL 32821
www.seaworld.com

Universal Orlando Resort
Blockbuster movie based theme park.
6000 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
www.universalorlando.com

GatorLand
The Alligator Capital of the World is one of the smaller theme parks in Orlando. Once a roadside attraction in 1949, the park is now a 110 acre wildlife preserve where visitors can see alligators, crocodiles and exotic native birds of Florida. You can even enjoy gator nuggets at the park café!
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32837
407.855.5496
www.gatorland.com

Orange County Regional History Center
For those interested in the history and culture of the region, this museum tells the story of Central Florida from the Seminole Indians to the present day. Also features exhibits about Central Florida during the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.
65 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32801
407-836-8500
www.thehistorycenter.org


Day Trips

Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach is one of Florida’s greatest beaches. An ideal spot for surfing, and home to the famous Ron Jon’s Surf Shop.

Ron Jon Surf Shop
“One-Of-A-Kind”
4151 N. Atlantic Ave.
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
321-799-8888
www.ronjons.com

Cape Canaveral
NASA’s launch headquarters needs little introduction. Here you can tour launch areas, meet veteran astronauts, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch.
SR 405, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899
866-737-5235
www.kennedyspacecenter.com

Daytona Beach
One of the world’s best known beaches, the lively community is also home to the Daytona International Speedway, headquarters of NASCAR.

Daytona International Speedway
1801 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com

Sun Splash County Park
One of the best places to see the beach complete with free parking.
611 S. Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach FL
www.volusia.org/parks/sunspla.htm