The Fairmont Orchid Hotel Information
To take full advantage of the activities and partnerships that the conference has to offer, we strongly recommend all attendees stay at The Fairmont Orchid. Room reservations can only be made through The Lobby Conference Housing and Registration Team, via our online registration form. We have secured the following room and suite types:
Hotel Guest Rooms
Each luxurious accommodation offers sprawling views of lush Hawaiian waterfalls, gardens, or the ocean. Complimentary Wi-Fi access, 42” LCD HD flat-screen television with built-in media hub and iPod adapter, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker, spacious marble bathroom with separate shower and bathtub, and a private furnished lanai.
Standard Room Options:
1) Fairmont Rooms
$285 + fees/taxes, 522 sq. feet/48 sq. meters, 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, garden view from the lanai
2) Run of House Ocean View Rooms
$345 + fees/taxes, 522 sq. feet/48 sq. meters, 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, garden view from the lanai
3) Deluxe Ocean View Rooms
$385 + fees/taxes, 522 sq. feet/48 sq. meters, 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, garden view from the lanai
A variety of suites are available upon request and inventory is limited. The Executive Suites offer luxurious accommodations with sprawling views of the lush Hawaiian gardens, waterfalls, and the Pacific Ocean. Private bedroom closes off from the living room with French doors and includes a spacious marble bathroom with separate shower and bathtub and water closet. There are also two large closets, a television, and a private lanai with patio furniture. These Hawaiian resort suites feature a sectional sleeper, accent and coffee tables, a half bathroom off the living room, and a second private furnished lanai.
Deluxe Suite Options:
1) Executive Suite Garden View
$499 + fees/taxes, 1050 sq. feet/98 sq. meters, 1 king-size bed, view of scenic tropical gardens
2) Executive Suite Ocean View
$599 + fees/taxes, 1050 sq. feet/98 sq. meters, 1 king-size or 2 queen-size beds, angled ocean view from the lanai
3) Executive Suite Ocean Front
$799 + fees/taxes, 1477 sq. feet/137 sq. meters, 1 king-size bed, full view of the Pacific Ocean
Hotel Reservation Policies
Attendees are required to reserve their room for a minimum of three nights: the nights of Wednesday, October 23; Thursday, October 24; and Friday, October 25.
Each attendee can reserve a maximum of two rooms; rooms are subject to availability.
Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card during the online reservation process. Full room charge and tax for your entire stay (including night reserved prior to October 23 and after October 25) will be charged by The Lobby Conferences, LLC on or after Friday, August 23, 2019.
Room rates do not include applicable state/city taxes. Guests are expected to pay maid and bellman/luggage-handling gratuities directly at their discretion.
There will be no refunds after Friday, August 23, 2019. Any changes to hotel reservations must be made through The Lobby Registration Team, not the Fairmont Orchid directly.
Air Travel Details
The closest airport to The Fairmont Orchid is the Kona International Airport (KOA), located approximately 23 miles (45 minutes) from the hotel.
Alternatively, for a more leisurely drive to the hotel, you may consider flying into Hilo International Airport (ITO), which is located on the east side of the island and approximately 77 miles (2 hours) from the hotel.
Ground Transportation Details
Your friends at August Capital recommend using the amazing Turo instead of a “traditional” car rental firm.
Should you wish to go old school, here are some rental companies for pickup and drop-off at the airport. Please note, Dollar Rent A Car maintains a desk at the Fairmont Orchid for your convenience.
Alamo – (800) 992-9823
Avis – (808) 327-3000
Budget – (808) 329-8511
Dollar – (866) 434-2226
Enterprise – (808) 334-1810
Hertz – (808) 329-3566
National – (888) 445-5664
You can find directions to The Fairmont Orchid from either airport here.
Parking is available at the hotel. The self-parking rate of $17.00 per night and valet parking rate of $22.00 per night with unlimited access is complimentary for Lobby attendees.
Limousine service is offered and can be booked through The Fairmont Orchid concierge at (808) 887-7368.
Taxi & Sedan
AM/PM Resort Taxi company exclusively services The Fairmont Orchid, and your transportation request can be arranged through the Concierge (808-887-7368). The estimated taxi fare one-way from KOA to The Fairmont Orchid is $78 and the estimated sedan far is $194 one-way. Alternatively, at Kona International Airport (KOA), taxi service is provided by various independent companies curbside fronting baggage claim areas A and B. Please consult your taxi dispatcher on arrival for current fares and information.
Uber & Lyft
Both Uber and Lyft service Kona and are available at KOA.
Shuttle service counters are located in the Baggage Claim area. Below is on option from the Kona International Airport.
Counter hours: 9:00am until the last flight
(877) 242-5777 (Toll Free)
(808) 329-5433 (Direct)
(808) 873-2158 (Fax)