Saddlebrook Resort Tampa
5700 Saddlebrook Way, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

Room & Board

VMS Room & Board rates include:
  • Six (6) nights lodging at Saddlebrook: check in Saturday, December 4, 2021; check out Friday, December 10, 2021
  • Breakfast, lunch, and daily breaks on Sunday thru Thursday, with an additional continental breakfast on Friday morning
  • Saturday Welcome Reception for Year 1 and Year 2 (dinner provided for GI students)
  • Sunday and Tuesday networking dinners
  • Thursday Graduation dinner
2021 Room & Board Rates
IAVM will make students' hotel reservations at Saddlebrook based on their selected preferences during the registration process. Hotel confirmations will be sent prior to VMS arrival date. All room types are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Guestroom Options
Rates (per student)
Room & Board
Single Guestroom
2-Bedroom Suite
Additional Hotel Nights
Single Guestroom Additional Hotel Night
**Check in Friday, 12/3/21 OR check our Saturday 12/11/21
2-Bedroom Addtional Hotel Night
**Check in Friday, 12/3/21 OR check our Saturday 12/11/21

Lodging Options

All of Saddlebrook's guestroom accommodations include complimentary WiFi, White Goose Down Duvets and Pillows, Tommy Bahama Island Collection furnishings, Flat Screen TVs in living areas and/or bedrooms, individual Climate Control, and iHome Bluetooth Wireless FM Clock Radio with USB charging. For more information, please visit the Saddlebrook website.

Single Guestroom
Saddlebrook's single guestroom option includes two double beds or one King bed with a bathroom. Students will appreciate the large desk area with two chairs. Each guestroom also comes with a priavte patio or balcony with views of the golf course, pool, or nature.

Below is a single guestroom layout:

2-Bedroom Suite
Saddlebrook's 2-bedroom suite includes a spacious living room with separate dining area, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The first bedroom features a King bed with separate dressing area and bathroom. The second bedroom has a Queen bed along with a separate dressing area and bathroom. Both bedrooms offer complete privacy for students. Each 2-bedroom suite also includes a private patio or balcony that is accessible from the living room with views of the golf course, pool, or nature.
**Students will be asked to provide a roommate request during the online registration process. If you do not have a roommate preference, IAVM will pair you with a roommate of the same gender.

Below is a 2-bedroom suite layout:


Reqeusted Arrival & Departure Dates/Times

Saturday, December 4
Year 1
  • First Event - Meet with Ambassador Group - 7:30 - 8:00 PM
Year 2
  • First Event - Student Reception - 8:00 - 9:30 PM
Graduate Insititute 
  • First Event - GI Welcome Reception - 4:30 - 5:00 PM
Friday, December 10
All Years
  • Since graduation is Thursday, December 9th we ask that students depart on Friday, December 10th

Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Ground Transportation
Saddlebrook Resort is located one mile east of I-75 at exit 279, which is about 30 minutes north of Tampa International Airport.
  • Taxi: Approximate fare range $80-$100 and takes about 30-40 minutes (or up to an hour in traffic).
  • UberX - UberSELECT: Approximate fares range $45-$70 and takes about 30-40 minutes (or up to an hour in traffic).
  • Transportation to/from Tampa International Airport can be coordinated by Saddlebrook's Transportation Concierge. For more information on booking, please visit their website or call (813) 907-4455.


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