Hotels in Florida

To call this hotel enormous would be a vast understatement. It’s practically a city unto itself, with 1,291 rooms, 115 suites, six unique restaurants, a coffee shop, a frozen yogurt spot, multiple pools and an upscale spa.

On the same property as the standard rooms, Cabana Bay also offers 900 spacious family suites, which sleep up to six and include a kitchenette and a large bathroom.

Universal’s newest resort (until Summer 2016, when the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort will open), this beach club evokes the 1950s and 1960s and offers two distinct categories of rooms: standard and suite.

A favorite among conventioneers, this sprawling 1,000-room property looks like a resort from the South Pacific; it even offers a poolside torch-lighting ceremony and a weekly musical luau dinner.

Like a scene from a postcard, this resort sits on a peaceful boat-dotted harbor, modeled after the Italian fishing village of Portofino. You’ll truly feel as if you’ve been transported to a tranquil European escape, and yet the 750-room resort is just minutes away from the theme parks.

Ever wondered what it feels like to live like a rock star? Find out at this upscale resort, which features 650 guest rooms, including the 2,375-square-foot Graceland suite.

Upscale amenities meet the wilderness in this lakeside property near the Magic Kingdom that evokes the Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone Park.

Sitting right on a 46-acre African-themed savanna, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge offers views of more than 200 birds and animals, including zebras, giraffes and gazelles, 24 hours a day. At night, you can even borrow night-vision glasses to view the wildlife.

The Polynesian Village Resort, a South Pacific-themed paradise, is also along the Monorail track. Like the Contemporary, it’s one of Disney’s original classic resorts.

This 14-story deluxe resort is as close as you can get to the Magic Kingdom. In fact, if you get a park-view room, you’ll be able to see the park’s spectacular fireworks display.

A sprawling and gorgeous Victorian-style resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian evokes the Palm Beach of yesteryear, and boasts 867 rooms and suites, including 181 on the concierge floors.

If you’d rather stay downtown – away from the more touristy areas of Orlando – look no further than this upscale retreat just steps away from the brand-new performing arts center. The restaurant offers a spa, a rooftop pool, one of the best brunches in town, and an award-winning restaurant.

With sixty executive suites, three enormous suites and 56 club-level rooms among their nearly 600 room offerings, the Ritz-Carlton has a wide range of options. Each room has a five-foot private balcony.

Whatever you’re looking for, it’s practically guaranteed that this brand-new resort has it.

Luxury is the name of the game at this AAA Four-Diamond hotel surrounded by Disney property. If you’re coming to Disney World and looking for upscale lodging, it doesn’t get much better than this.