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Accommodations Transportation On-site Logistics Cancellation Policy

The Breakers, situated on 140 acres on the island of Palm Beach, Florida, is a luxury oceanfront hotel and one of America’s legendary resort destinations. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Breakers was created in the Italian Renaissance- style, inspired by the magnificent Italian villas of the 1400s. With two 18-hole championship golf courses, a 20,000-square-foot oceanfront spa with ocean view fitness center, Mediterranean-style beach club overlooking one-half mile of private beach, five swimming pools, luxury beach bungalows, variety of water sports, 10 lighted tennis courts and an extensive program of family and children’s activities, it’s a great destination.

Accommodations

The Breakers

The Kenan Institute has secured a special rate of $449 ++ per night for a block of deluxe, run-of-house rooms* at The Breakers. These rooms are available for check-in prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, January 25 and check-out on the concluding day of the conference, Friday, January 27.

This rate will be available on a first come, first served basis and is only available to conference attendees; please be sure to complete conference registration within three days of booking your accommodations in order for your reservation at The Breakers to be approved. We recommend booking your accommodations as soon as possible, as once the block is full room availability will revert to standard rates for The Breakers. Additional nights may be available at a higher rate but are limited. 

*Please note these rooms are all deluxe with king-sized beds. Upgrades for additional space and double beds are available at a higher rate.

To access the exclusive, limited rate for deluxe run-of-house rooms at The Breakers for the nights of Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26, please use this reservation link and enter the access code FRONTIERS2023.

Please note the following booking policies from The Breakers:

  • A credit card is required at time of reservation to guarantee your reservation.  If you are extending your stay, a one-night deposit will be charged at the time of reservation (excluding tax).  
  • The Breakers has a 14-day cancellation policy.  To avoid any penalties, please shorten/cancel your reservation at least 14 days prior to arrival.
  • Please note that the discounted room block for extending your stay is available until December 10, 2022 unless fully booked before then.  The nightly room rate will increase after this date and is subject to availability.
  • Please contact The Breakers directly regarding any changes to your lodging reservations.

Hyatt Place West Palm Beach

The Kenan Institute has also secured a secondary room block at the Hyatt Place West Palm Beach for guests that prefer to stay off-site or desire a more economical lodging option.  Reservations made within the Kenan Institute’s room block at the Hyatt Place West Palm Beach will be available at the rate of $249++ per night until fully booked.  These rooms are available for check-in prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 and check-out on the concluding day of the conference, Friday, January 27, 2023.

To make a reservation at the Hyatt Place, please click here.

If you need additional assistance, please contact the Hyatt Place at 877-803-7534 or click here to find contact information by Region.

If the group rate is no longer available, prevailing rates may be offered for some or all of your reservation dates.


Additional Lodging

There are a number of other hotels nearby The Breakers if you would prefer to stay elsewhere.

Transportation

If you can book a non-stop flight to the Palm Beach International airport (PBI), that is ideal. However, the Fort Lauderdale International Airport often has a greater availability of non-stop flights and will save you time in the long run if you can avoid booking a layover.

Please know that The Breakers is a Hertz rental car drop-off location and a drop-off may be coordinated with The Breakers if rented through Hertz. However, The Breakers does not have rental cars available for pickup. Please coordinate any rental car reservations directly with Hertz.

Nearby airports:

On-Site Logistics

Meeting Spaces for the Frontiers of Business Conference at The Breakers

All events will take place on-site at The Breakers, located at the address below:

One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Please view the attached property map as needed to locate meeting rooms and other spaces on-site at The Breakers. For reference, the Frontiers of Business Conference check-in and registration will take place in the South Ballroom Foyer, outside of the Ponce de Leon IV Ballroom.

View Property Map

Parking at The Breakers

  • Parking for local and overnight guests at The Breakers is $35 per day or overnight.

WiFi at The Breakers

In order to access complimentary high-speed WiFi at The Breakers, please follow the directions below:

  • Step 1: Make sure the Wi-Fi accessibility is in the ON position on your device.
  • Step 2: Choose to connect to the network named: Breakers Guest Wireless
  • Step 3: Open your browser/internet
  • Step 4: The Breakers Splash page should appear on your screen.
  • Step 5: Click the Accept button.

Amenities at The Breakers

There are countless amenities available to those staying overnight at The Breakers. View various features and amenities for your stay at The Breakers here, as well as activities and dining options also available to resort guest.

Please visit the The Breakers website for additional information regarding on-site accommodations, amenities, and more, or visit front desk with questions while on-site.

Cancellation Policy

Please contact Kenan Institute Events Manager Sydney Bannerman at Sydney_Bannerman@kenan-flagler.unc.edu regarding cancellations and/or refunds.

The conference registration fee is fully refundable up to 45 days prior to the first day of the event (Dec 10, 2023). 50% of the registration fee is refundable up to 15 days prior to the first day of the event (Jan 10, 2023). Refunds are not available for cancellations made within two weeks of the event date.

For cancellation of lodging reservations, please contact The Breakers directly.

QUESTIONS?

Contact Kenan Institute Events Manager Sydney Bannerman at Sydney_Bannerman@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.

 

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