Kids set up at their boots at the science and engineering fair at the RP Funding Center

2024 Florida State Science & Engineering Fair Accommodations

Visit Central Florida welcomes the Florida State Science & Engineering Fair to Lakeland’s RP Funding Center – April 2024.

Central Florida Accommodations

Visit Central Florida has secured courtesy room blocks and discounted accommodation rates for the hotel properties listed below. The initial accommodations and rates provided were determined by each hotel property and are subject to availability and each individual property’s booking deadline and cancellation policy. In order to receive discounted rates outlined here and book within the event rooming block, you must book your accommodations utilizing the direct booking link or discount telephone reservation code provided at the time your reservation is made.

Adjacent to RP Funding Center and Downtown Lakeland

King suite bedroom at The Terrace Hotel Lakeland, Tapestry Collection by Hilton    Exterior image of Springhill Suites in Lakeland.    exterior image of hyatt place lakeland center    Exterior image of holiday inn express and suites in lakeland

The Terrace Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton SpringHill Suites by Marriott Lakeland Hyatt Place Lakeland Center Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland South

Rate: $199 + tax

    Rate: $199.00 + tax

Link to book and use code 903 or call 863-688-0800

Call hotel for availability: 863-413-1700 Call hotel for availability: 863-413-1122

Link to book and use code FSE or call 863-606-1000

Booking Cutoff: 2/24/2024     Booking Cutoff: 1/30/2024

Lakeside Village Cluster (4 miles away)

Exterior image of Courtyard by Marriott Lakeland    Residence Inn in Lakeland    Sitting area and beds in Double Suite at Home2 Suites by Hilton Lakeland at Lakeside Village    exterior image of hampton inn lakeside village

Courtyard by Marriott Lakeland Residence Inn by Marriott Lakeland Home2 Suites by Hilton Lakeland Hampton Inn & Suites Lakeland – South Polk Parkway
  Rate: $199.00 + tax    
Call hotel for availability: 863-802-9000 Link to book and mention SSEF or call 863-680-2323 Call hotel for availability: 863-500-6869

Call hotel for availability: 863-603-7600

  Booking Cutoff: 3/2/2024    

South Lakeland – Lakeland Linder Airport Hotel Cluster (6 miles away)

Exterior entrance of Staybridge Suites Lakeland West        Pool image of the hilton garden inn at the lakeland linder airport

Staybridge Suites Lakeland West, an IHG Hotel Hilton Garden Inn Lakeland    
Call hotel for availability: 863-225-2886 Call hotel for availability: 863-647-0066    

North Lakeland I-4 – Exit 32 & 33 Hotel Cluster (6 -8 miles away)

Exterior image of La Quinta Lakeland West    Kitchen area of suite at TownePlace Suites Lakeland    Holiday Inn Express Lakeland I-4    La Quinta Lakeland East

La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland West TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lakeland

Holiday Inn Express Lakeland North I-4

La Quinta Inn & Suites Lakeland East
Rate: $100.00 + tax   Rate: $189.00 + tax Rate: $189.00 + tax
Call hotel for availability and mention Science & Engineering Fair: 863-859-2866 Call hotel for availability: 863-680-1115 Link to book using code: FSE or call 863-595-4500

Call hotel for availability and mention Science & Engineering Fair: 863-816-2525

Booking Cutoff: 3/20/2024 Booking Cutoff: 3/2/2024 Booking Cutoff: 3/5/2024 Booking Cutoff: 3/2/2024

Auburndale/Winter Haven Hotels (10 – 15 miles away)

Lobby Image at the Best Western Auburndale        Staybridge Suites Winter Haven

Best Western Auburndale Inn & Suites Staybridge Suites Winter Haven/Auburndale    
Rate: $189.00 + tax Rate: $199.00 + tax    
Link to book and mention Florida Science & Engineering Fair or call: 863-551-3400 Link to book using code: FSE or call: 863-229-5145    
Booking Cutoff: 3/11/2024 Booking Cutoff: 3/1/2024    


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Central Florida Attraction Ticket Discounts

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