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About the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort features 398 guest rooms and 26 suites, each featuring a private viewing balcony, oversized tub, and breathtaking views of the desert mountains and night sky. This property hosts a playground of visitor delights including: the luxurious Lakeside Spa & Tennis Center; Canyon hiking; professional stargazing; two Tom Fazio-designed PGA golf courses and lighted tennis courts; two swimming pools; a fitness center; nearby riding trails and more. The Loews Ventana Canyon offers 24-hour room service as well as multiple dining options on the property. Click here for a complete listing.

Benefits for Teratology Society Meeting Attendees
When making your reservation please make sure to mention that you are attending the Teratology Society Annual Meeting. The Loews Ventana Canyon is providing the following items for all guests who make their reservations within the Teratology Society room block.

  • Complimentary guest room Internet ($10.95 per day value)
  • Complimentary access to fitness center ($10.00 per day value)
  • Complimentary overnight parking ($9.00 per day value)

Daily Lunch Buffet

The Canyon Café is offering a lunch buffet during the Teratology Society Annual Meeting to help ensure that meeting attendees will be able to enjoy lunch without worrying about missing the next session. The buffet will be $18 inclusive per person and will feature a different theme each day, such as BBQ or Mexican. The daily menu will be available at the registration desk.

The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is located at 7000 North Resort Drive, Tucson, Arizona, 85750 USA.

Meeting Rate
The meeting rate is $149 for single/double occupancy. This rate is available three days before and three days after the meeting based upon availability. Reservations must be made by May 21, 2013 to secure the $149 meeting rate.
Click here to reserve your room at the Meeting Rate.

Student Rate
A limited number of rooms have been set aside for students at a reduced rate of $99 for single/double occupancy. This rate is available 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting based upon availability. Reservations must be made by May 21, 2013 to secure the $99 meeting rate.
Click here to reserve your room at the Student Rate.

Reservation Deadlines and Requirements
You must reserve your room at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort prior to May 21, 2013. All rates are subject to applicable taxes, currently 13.5%. The room rates are based on single/double occupancy. If there will be a third or fourth person in your room, there is an additional charge of $25 per person per night plus tax. There is no charge for children 12 years and under occupying the same room as their parents.

Reservations can be made by calling toll free 800.234.5117 or direct 520.299.2020 and telling the reservation office that you are a Teratology Society meeting participant. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available. Persons with special needs should inform the hotel when making reservations.

Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 noon. There are fees associated with a late check-out. Please discuss any late checkout arrangements you might need when making your reservation or when you check in to the hotel.

Should you need to cancel your reservation, seven days advance notice is required to avoid a charge of one night stay.

Student/Postdoctoral Room Sharing
Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Room Sharing Program

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort Website

Staying Connected
The Teratology Society understands the importance of staying connected while you are away. Those who make their hotel reservations at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, within the Teratology Society room block, will receive complimentary wireless high speed Internet access in their guest room. In addition, the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort offers free Internet access in the Cascade Lounge.

The Teratology Society will also have an Internet Café located in the registration area and will be available during registration hours. The café will include several computers with Internet service. Please note that wireless access is not available in the Internet Café, in the meeting rooms, or meeting room foyers.

Business Center
The Loews Ventana Canyon Resort has a full-service business center open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm.

Printing Your Boarding Pass
The Loews Ventana Canyon offer complimentary computers and printers for guest to check in to their flights and print their boarding passes. Visit either the bell stand or the business center to take advantage of the 24 hour advance check in many airlines offer.

Loews Ventana Canyon Dining Options

The Flying V Bar & Grill
The Flying V Bar & Grill is a southwestern inspired restaurant that reflects the passions and creations of chef Josh Willett. Enjoy Loews famous table side guacamole and relax in an outdoor setting overlooking the 18th hole, cascading water, and city lights. Dinner served daily, 5:30 pm–10:00 pm.

Canyon Café
Relax as you admire stunning views of the Catalina Mountains –from Canyon Café’s indoor dining room or refreshing outdoor terrace. This casual spot serves modern American cuisine with Southwestern soul, and heart-healthy options for your pleasure. Enjoy signature dishes like Prime Rib “Enchilada Dip” plus favorites with our southwestern twist including Thin Crust Pizza with red chili chicken and Chipotle Cheddar Mac & Cheese. Don’t miss Blues, Brews & BBQ Brunch on Sundays!
Breakfast: Monday–Sunday, 6:00 am–11:00 am
Lunch: Monday–Saturday, 11:00 am–2:00 pm

Daily Lunch Buffet
The Canyon Café is offering a lunch buffet during the Teratology Society Annual Meeting to help ensure that meeting attendees will be able to enjoy lunch without worrying about missing the next session. The buffet will be $18 inclusive per person and will feature a different theme each day, such as BBQ or Mexican. The daily menu will be available at the registration desk.

Vista Barista
Looking for a refreshing beginning or a mid-day jump-start to your day? Stop by Vista Barista, featuring Starbucks coffee drinks, specialty teas, power smoothies and yogurt parfaits, plus fruits, delicious breakfast pastries, bagels, and even light salads, sandwiches, and snacks to take on the go! Open daily 6:00 am-2:00 pm.

Bill's Grill
The perfect poolside retreat to feed your hunger with light Sonoran Mexican fare like Sonoran hotdogs, sizzling burgers, tasty wraps, and tempting beverages. Open daily 11:00 am–sunset (weather permitting).

Cascade
Discover Cascade, Tucson’s most scenic lounge and nightspot, where expansive 30-foot windows are your Windows into the Soul of the Sonoran Desert. Here, you can unwind with a glass of wine, or signature cocktail, enjoy light bites, or even a New York Strip Steak. Live entertainment soothes and energizes (select evenings). You’ll discover the sights, sounds, and flavors of the desert all come together.

 

 



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