Hotels in Orlando

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This Starwood brand is more likely to appeal to young travelers in town to sample Orlando's nightlife than families doing the theme park circuit. Aloft... Read More

Just 20 minutes from downtown Orlando, the Bay Hill Club & Lodge is owned by golf legend Arnold Palmer, also known as the King. Winner of the PGA... Read More

Formerly the Celebration Hotel. ... Read More

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... Read More

This sprawling retro-themed hotel, which is designed to look like a beach club from the 1950s and ‘60s, is the newest lodging addition to the Universal... Read More

If you're into adventure, this is the spot for you. A night's stay and a small mandatory resort fee (currently $22 per night, which covers up to five... Read More

One way to save money while on vacation? Spend a day at a water park without paying an entry fee. At CoCo Key, admission to the on-site water park is... Read More

With room rates beginning at $69, this water park hotel is a great choice for families of four or five. The mandatory resort fee of $22 per night covers... Read More

Despite its higher rack rates and a less-than-ideal location (it's only really close to Disney's Animal Kingdom), this is hands-down the best hotel for... Read More

From your balcony at this African-themed Orlando lodge, you just might spot a giraffe, bongo, or wildebeest roaming the surrounding savannah. Dinner... Read More

The time: 1940. The place: Walt Disney World's version of the Jersey Shore, complete with a boardwalk, surrey bikes, and saltwater taffy. The rooms:... Read More

With gas lamps and wicker chairs in this sprawling neo-Victorian manse, Cindarella, Prince Charming, and the wicked stepsisters feel right at home.... Read More

Commanding an enviable position on the Seven Seas Lagoon, and a short boat ride from the Magic Kingdom’s front gates, the South Seas–inflected... Read More

Part of the family of Disney Value Resorts at Walt Disney World, Disney’s Pop Century Resort is inspired by all things pop culture from the 1950... Read More

A towering lobby filled with totem poles, a replica geyser, and a waterfall-fed rock pool—this Orlando fantasy channels America's national parks to... Read More

Compared to its sister resort, Disney's Beach Club, the Yacht Club has a slightly more grown-up atmosphere and a little more tranquility. The two hotels... Read More

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,... Read More

Here, kids have the chance to reside in the worlds of Finding Nemo, Cars, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid, with uniquely themed and spacious suites... Read More

This slightly-more-casual sister accommodation to Disney's Yacht Club Resort enjoys the same prime location around the BoardWalk entertainment area and... Read More

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... Read More

A sprawling and gorgeous Victorian-style resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian evokes the Palm Beach of yesteryear, and boasts 867 rooms and suites,... Read More

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... Read More

Disney’s value resorts are perfect for families on a budget, and this one gives you the most bang for your buck. Each section of the resort is a shout... Read More

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

Located in a 1923 building on the corner of historic Lake Eola Park, EO Inn & Urban Spa's 17 rooms and five suites create a peaceful atmosphere with... Read More

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... Read More

This brand-new hotel luxury inside the gates of the Walt Disney resort offers two waterslides, a kids’ splash zone, an adults-only pool, an upscale spa,... Read More

Whatever you’re looking for, it’s practically guaranteed that this brand-new resort has it. The Tom Fazio golf course is a certified Audubon Society... Read More

One of Orlando's newest luxury hotels, the Four Seasons at Walt Disney World Resort is both family-friendly and luxurious. The expansive water area... Read More

Big, bold, and beautiful are words that spring to mind for the largest Four Seasons property in the world. This hotel is located within the Golden... Read More

The hotel has a lush atrium and rooms, two on-site pools, a Canyon Ranch spa, golf putting course, and croquet lawn. Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Art is everywhere in the 247-room Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown Orlando, which has received numerous accolades, including the T+L 500. The Grand... Read More

The pool here is on the small side, but its rooftop location, South Beach vibe and city views make it a local favorite. Grab a cocktail and find a slice... Read More

I like this hotel so much that my husband and I had our wedding reception here. It’s Disney’s crown jewel, with Victorian styling, impeccable detailing... Read More

You'll feel a bit as if you're a guest at a rock star's private pool as you luxuriate poolside at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Music is... Read More

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... Read More

The closest to the action of the three on-site Universal hotels, the Spanish Mission–style Hard Rock, managed by Loews, is a 10-minute walk from... Read More

The hotel has the advantages of a Disney property (i.e., early entry to a different park each day) but more flexible pricing. Read More

While most guests book their stay at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek to visit neighboring Disney World, anywhere else, the hotel would be a destination unto... Read More

This Hilton hotel is not Disney-branded, but it's still part of the Disney Springs entertainment complex and enjoys most of the perks that come with... Read More

Lake Buena Vista, where this resort is located, enjoys a wealth of impressive facilities—not least what is perhaps the most attractive pool in Orlando.... Read More

This pyramid-shaped resort on 1,500 acres underwent a $65 million renovation in 2009. There’s no shortage of activities here, not only with Walt... Read More

Its Orange County Convention Center proximity speaks to the nature of this hotel, which is less theme-park-focused than most of the others in the city.... Read More

The JW Marriott's panoramic landscaped gardens, complete with lagoons and an 18-hole golf course, may be shared with the Ritz Carlton, but there's still... Read More

There are several advantages to this family-favorite hotel, especially the great value offered by an independent resort that doesn't sacrifice too much... Read More

With low room rates and easy shuttle service to the theme parks, this amenity-rich property is a great value, especially for larger groups. The rooms... Read More

This resort offers spacious, condominium-style suites that include full kitchens and washer-dryers, all at very reasonable rates. Minutes from Disney... Read More

A re-creation of the exclusive Italian fishing village, right down to the jut of its ferry dock and the rusty hue of the buildings, Portofino Bay has... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

With the lagoon-style pool, complete with beaches, palm trees, and an abandoned prop plane, the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando brings... Read More

Universal's newest Orlando property has 1,000 rooms centered around a tropical lagoon with a huge, snaking pool area complete with waterfalls, slides,... Read More

This Universal-area luxury spa offers 14 treatment rooms in a 13,000-square-foot space, which also boasts a fitness center and separate men’s and women... Read More

This spa is nestled away from the hubbub of Orlando on a 15-arcre resort property that features two 18-hole championship golf courses and a lighted 9... Read More

Besides the proximity to Orlando-area theme parks such as Walt Disney World Resort (there's a free shuttle from the resort), the main draw at Mystic... Read More

If only all family-geared Orlando hotels were so fully conceived. Seemingly endless diversions for the preteen-and-under set include two knockout water... Read More

Where else can you hang with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, eat breakfast with Dora the Explorer or SpongeBob SquarePants, play Double Dare, zip down... Read More

This hotel is practically large enough to be a city unto itself, and it has the recreation areas to match. The newly redesigned outdoor area features... Read More

You can’t miss this soaring hotel, which sits just across the interstate from Walt Disney World. With more than 2,000 rooms and suites, the property... Read More

The relative isolation of this property on 500 acres of undeveloped, well-tended land about three miles east of SeaWorld results in a pleasing quiet... Read More

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... Read More

Rosen Hotels & Resorts is a well-known hotel group in Orlando, and the company’s properties are generally great values. The recently remodeled Rosen... Read More

Just like the resort it’s housed in, the spa is meant to evoke the feel of a turn-of-the-20th-century escape. Victorian garden theming gives way to an... Read More

This 500-acre resort is one of the most elegant adult accommodations in Orlando. The Ritz-Carlton (and the JW Marriott, with which it shares amenities)... Read More

This luxury spa’s unique offerings include the zero-gravity Grande Eco Garden Hammock massage – performed while you rock in a hammock in a private... Read More

On the other side of town, find Universal’s value resort, a very family-friendly property with its own bowling alley, lazy river and character meet-and... Read More

Situated on 1,500 acres of palm trees, flowers, and golf courses are the Villas of Grand Cypress on North Jacaranda, just down the road from Walt Disney... Read More

This luxurious property is tucked away on the Bonnet Creek Resort enclave, accessible through Disney property. With a swanky pool, a gorgeous Rees Jones... Read More

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... Read More

Is it any wonder that one of Orlando’s most upscale resorts would also house one of the area’s best spas? Choose from an array of signature facials, or... Read More

This 2009 resort is located within the gates of Walt Disney World, but thanks to the 482-acre nature preserve that surrounds it, it feels far removed.... Read More

The hotel has the advantages of a Disney property (i.e., early entry to a different park each day) but more flexible pricing. Read More

Description:Unbeknownst to many Disney World visitors is the gold mine of golf that exists on the property. This Orlando resort has quietly hosted PGA... Read More

The hotel has the advantages of a Disney property (i.e., early entry to a different park each day) but more flexible pricing. Read More

You can’t get much closer to the theme parks; from these twin hotels, you can even walk to Epcot or Disney’s Hollywood Studios (or take a water taxi, if... Read More

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