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Hotels in Orlando Florida

Come enjoy the fun in the sun with theme parks, shopping, and more activities than you can think of when you visit Orlando. Stay in some of the most beautiful hotels in Orlando while enjoying all the city has to offer. It’s easy to get around the city using the I-Ride trolley system. Avoid traffic and delays by catching the trolley around town and catch your favorite movies, shopping spots, and malls. Theme park adventures abound with attractions like Sea World, Disney World, and Universal Studios. Museums, theme parks, shopping malls, and art galleries await you and your family for a new experience during your stay in Orlando.

4 Star Hotel Excellent 4.5 from$ 175

Rated four stars by previous guests, the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is the prime spot for those visiting Orlando. Right across from SeaWorld, the hotel offers affordable accommodations and world-class amenities to make sure your stay is relaxing. The aquatic-themed hotel offers a beautiful pool area with water jets, kids’ pool areas, and water slides. With over 700 rooms, this resort offers in-room coffee, a concierge desk, and breakfast buffets for a fee. Safe deposit boxes at the front desk give you peace of mind over your valuables. Stay close to all the action and unwind in this beautiful four star Orlando resort. ... more View Hotel Photos

4 Star Hotel Very Good 4 from$ 152

Located less than two miles from Walt Disney World, the Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel and Convention Center is the perfect location for visitors to Orlando. Visitors come to Central Florida to enjoy the sun and the warmth it offers. Caribe’s pool is a perfect get away from all the hustle and bustle of the theme parks and the hot Florida summers. Complimentary shuttles to Disney help you get to and from the parks without worrying about finding a spot to park your car. Concierge services help you gain your tickets to parks and restaurants. The perfect location, lush pool area, and family atmosphere make this your hotel of choice. ... more View Hotel Photos

4 Star Hotel Excellent 4.5 from$ 211

Located at the Orlando International Airport, the Hyatt Regency Orlando Intl Airport is the perfect location for your visit. Services such as baggage retrieval, delivery, and an airport ticket counter in the hotel make it super convenient for guests who are arriving or departing on flights out of MCO. With over 400 hypoallergenic rooms, this location receives excellent reviews from customers who frequent it. Choose from standard, deluxe, suite, or business setups in your room. Internet access and a sparkling pool keep you entertained. Don’t forget you right near SeaWorld and Universal Studios. Come see the Hyatt difference on your next vacation. ... more View Hotel Photos

3 Star Hotel Very Good 4 from$ 199

Situated in beautiful downtown Orlando, the Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Downtown is the perfect spot for business and family travelers alike. This location won the TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence in 2013, and you must see why for yourself. Complimentary wireless helps you stay connected whether you’re on business or vacation. Each room is outfitted with a coffeemaker, down pillows, and a whirlpool bathtub. Relaxing color schemes make it easy to unwind in one of the 200 rooms offered downtown. Check out this award-winning hotel for your next visit to Orlando. ... more View Hotel Photos

4.5 Star Hotel Excellent 4.5 from$ 399

Located on South Orange Avenue, the luxurious Grand Bohemian Orlando, Autograph Collection is sure to please every guest that walks through the doors. An AAA four diamond resort, this hotel combines art and music to make a unique experience staying in Central Florida. With Italian mosaic ceilings and over 100 pieces of art in the hotel itself, this is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. A complimentary continental breakfast help you to get the morning started off right. Complimentary Internet in the lobby helps you stay connected to friends, family, or your office during your trip. Enjoy luxurious accommodations and convenience to all the theme parks in the area.   ... more View Hotel Photos

3 Star Hotel Very Good 4 from$ 136

Located on International Drive, the Avanti International Resort offers a relaxing experience for your Orlando vacation. Whether traveling on business or pleasure, this is a perfect spot to reach all of your destinations within minutes. Comfortable accommodations await you and your family in this hotel that has been rated four stars by previous guests. Relax poolside with the expansive pool area that includes a bar/cafe The on-site fitness center has all the equipment you need to maintain your normal fitness routines. Avoid the traffic by using the shuttle service from the hotel to the theme parks. This is truly a wonderful choice for your Orlando stay.   ... more View Hotel Photos

3 Star Hotel Excellent 4.5 from$ 134

Located minutes from Universal Studios, the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando International Drive North offers comfortable accommodations and easy access to major attractions. As a Universal Studios Partner hotel, guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel. An outdoor pool and the on-site fitness center make it easy to stay active and have fun at the same time. A 24-hour business center allows business guests to get their job done. With a variety of amenities, luxurious suites, and shuttle service to Orlando parks, the Hilton Garden Inn should be number one on your list. ... more View Hotel Photos

3.5 Star Hotel Good 3.5 from$ 150

Right off of I-4, the Crowne Plaza Orlando Downtown is a perfect location for all business and pleasure travelers to Central Florida. Visitors take advantage of the business services, fitness center, and the outdoor pool. The Bite Bistro and Wine Bar offers a place to unwind during the evening after a long day. Cable television keeps you entertained in your room. All guests enjoy standard Internet service at no charge. Spacious accommodations make it easy to relax and get the job done. Discover why past guests rate this Crowne Plaza 3.7 stars, and why you should book this hotel.   ... more View Hotel Photos

4 Star Hotel Excellent 4.5 from$ 159

Located in the heart of Orlando is the Westin Orlando Universal Boulevard. This property is conveniently located close to all that the city has to offer, from theme parks to museums. Over 300 beautifully-designed rooms await you in this elegant art-deco resort. King bed rooms and suites offer kitchenettes to make your vacation even more affordable. Guests who have visited this hotel rank it four stars out of five when it comes to their stay. Business centers, an outdoor pool, and Internet access offer you everything you need to stay relaxed and connected. Discover a restful stay in Central Florida with this newer Orlando resort hotel.   ... more View Hotel Photos

4 Star Hotel Excellent 4.5 from$ 217

Situated in the heart of Orlando, the Hilton Orlando is waiting for you and other guests joining you in Florida. Only 15 minutes from the MCO airport, this hotel is rated four out of five stars by travelers like you. A complimentary shuttle service to SeaWorld makes it easy for you to enjoy the park without waiting for traffic. Two pools, a water slide, and a lazy river become your own personal water park during your stay. Whether you want to get in your daily workout or a enjoy a spa treatment, this is the place to stay when visiting Central Florida.   ... more View Hotel Photos

Hotels in Orlando and Things to Do

When it comes to having a blast in the sun, Orlando is the city that most flock to during spring breaks, summer vacations, and even the holiday breaks during colder winter months. Hotels in Orlando abound and accommodations are available for every budget possible. From the theme park hotels to the ones off the beaten path, there’s a place for everyone to relax and enjoy the excitement Orlando has to offer.

Popular Hotels in Orlando

Staying in Orlando offers you the comfort of a luxurious hotel while giving you perfect location to all that makes this city so popular. Whether you choose to stay close to the theme parks or on International Drive, the hotels offer wonderful amenities to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. Those who come in through the airport will love the Hyatt Regency International Airport location. Located on Jeff Fuqua Boulevard, this hotel offers 445 spacious suites to give you optimum comfort. A 24-hour gym gives you ample time to get your daily workout in. Enjoy the amenities that abound like an airline ticket counter, outdoor pool, and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

For those looking for hotels close to the Orange County Convention Center, the Westin Orlando Universal location is perfect. These luxurious accommodations keep you close to all the action while still giving you peace and quiet at the end of the day. Enjoy amenities that include benefits like the Westin’s Heavenly Bed and Bath series. All rooms are 100% non-smoking and offer items such as individual climate control, express video checkout service, and free daily newspapers.

Choose other locations central to all the action such as Crowne Plaza Orlando Downtown or the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown. These hotels offer conveniences such as trolley service, central location, and amenities too numerous to count.

Getting to Orlando

It is fairly easy to arrive in the world’s magical destination no matter where you are coming from. The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the second busiest airport in the state of Florida. Travelers fly in and out of this airport constantly, and it is located directly six miles east of the city so transportation is not challenging. If you choose to drive, take the interstate and the Florida Turnpike to reach popular hotels in Orlando.

Do remember that the Florida Turnpike is a toll road so be aware of that before getting on. There are several stopping stations in the middle of the Turnpike to help you avoid getting off and on for gas or drinks and food.

Getting Around the City

For those traveling to the city by plane, there are a few options you can choose. There are rental car agencies located near the airport that provide vehicles you can use during the duration of your stay. Others take the shuttle service to their hotels and then use the I-Ride Trolley system to get them around to their favorite spots. Staying in the resorts, such as at Disney, offers traveling options as well. For those staying in the Walt Disney World Resort Center, you have transportation via monorail, buses, or trolleys that go to several theme parks. Some hotels in Orlando, such as the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, have their own transportation shuttles as well.

Things to do in Orlando

There is no shortage of excitement and entertainment in the beautiful sunny Orlando area. Hotels in Orlando offer the convenience of being close to most of these attractions. Theme parks are a huge draw to the area and there are many to choose from. For those looking for that magical Disney vacation, this is where you find it. Walt Disney World is in the Kissimmee/Orlando area. Several theme parks and water parks abound in this huge area of the city and near Lake Buena Vista, making it easy to enjoy a full day of all the theme parks each day you’re here, and even then there’s still more to see.

Universal Studios is another great theme park. Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure offer you a step into the movies themselves. Fly around on Harry Potter’s brooms or feel the effects of the Twister. Become a Men In Black agent and help save the world from the alien invasion. The Blue Man Group show is also a key spotlight in the Universal’s CityWalk area. This is a hotspot for those who want to keep going into the late evening hours.

Museums, art shows, putt-putt golf, and outdoor adventures also abound. See the elusive “white” gators at the Gatorland park. See who is the fastest in your family at Orlando’s Grand Prix Speedway with the indoor go-karts. Fun never ends when in Central Florida!


The nightlife in the area is still hopping no matter what time it is. One popular place to hit is the Universal CityWalk area. Restaurants, entertainment venues, and more abound in this popular area for adults and families alike. Howl at the Moon is a popular bar and nightspot for many locals and travelers.

Dining In Orlando

Some of the most fabulous dining options are right in Orlando. The Oceanaire Seafood Room is located right off of International Drive and offers delicious seafood cuisine. Pirate’s Dinner Adventure offers dinner and a pirate-themed show. Cheer on your favorite pirate mascot while dining on delicious salads, appetizers, and your main course. Downtown Disney has some fascinating dining choices such as the T-Rex Cafe and the Rainforest Cafe.

Shopping In Orlando

Whether you are staying at the Crowne Plaza Orlando or the Rodeway Inn Near Florida Mall, there’s no shortage of shopping options. Outlets abound at the Premium Outlets in Orlando and the MARNI Premium Outlets. The Florida Mall and Mall at Millenia offer high-end boutique shopping and specialties every shopper dreams of.

Weather and Additional Information

Remember that when visiting the area the weather can change quite often. Summer brings along afternoon thunderstorms that pop up every day. Winter time can bring cool mornings and warm beautiful afternoons. Dressing in layers during the winter and spring months is the best option. Do not forget that the Orlando International Airport is only six miles away from many hotels in Orlando, and MCO offers flights to a variety of locations. With a selection of museums, parks, convention centers, and outdoor adventures, Orlando has everything you need for a perfect family vacation or business trip.

By Rob Bruce

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