106 East Jefferson St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
What’s new: Two boutique hotels opened in downtown Tallahassee last year. The Hotel Duval reopened in October 2009 after a yearlong $15 million makeover; it’s part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection of independent hotels. Aloft Tallahassee Downtown, one of Starwood’s W Hotels, opened in August 2009. A conference and event center opened in April 2009 at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens. A world-class conference center opened in January at Florida State University. A new visitors center with meeting space opened in March at Mission San Luis. The Tallahassee Automobile Museum opened another large banquet hall in October 2010. Visit Tallahassee unveiled a new website in May.
Rooms: Tallahassee has 6,000 guest rooms and 400,000 square feet of meeting space. The city does not have a convention center, although Florida State University has a highly sophisticated new conference center.
Getting there: Tallahassee is located in the Florida Panhandle on Interstate 10, midway between Jacksonville and Pensacola. The Tallahassee Regional Airport, seven miles southwest of downtown, is served by four major airlines.