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The Best Orlando Resorts & Hotels



The very best Orlando resorts & hotels are listed on this page. You'll find resorts close to Orlando theme parks and water parks, resorts with free shuttle service to theme parks and even pet friendly hotels!



Orlando Resorts at Universal Studios

Universal Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

Universal Hard Rock Hotel Orlando

5800 Universal Boulevard
Orlando
FL, 32819  
1-888-464-3617

A stay at the Hard Rock Hotel Orlando will place you at the heart of all the theme park action of Universal Studios resort. You'll receive free express-ride access to all Universal Studios rides and free transportation to the theme parks, SeaWorld and Wet N Wild. The Hard Rock Hotel is pet friendly.

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Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Studios

5601 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819  
1-800-232-7827) or (407) 503-1000 

Out of the 3 Universal Resort Hotels, the Portofino is the largest, the rooms are the most spacious, it has the largest swimming pool areas and it's the quietest resort even at busy times of the year.

As with all the Universal Studios hotels, you'll get free shuttles to Universal Studios theme parks and Universal CityWalk nightlife district. A free express-ride pass is also complementary. This hotel is pet friendly.

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Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios

Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios

6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, FL 32819
1-888-273-1311 or (407) 503-3000 

The Royal Pacific Resort is a AAA Four Diamond hotel complete with all the amenities you would expect and set in a lush tropical-island setting. The resort is themed on the islands of the South Pacific.

This hotel is pet friendly. There is a special kids club.

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Orlando Resorts Near Disney World

Gaylord Palms Orlando Hotel

Gaylord Palms Orlando Hotel

6000 West Osceola Parkway,
Kissimmee, FL 34747  
(407) 586-2000

For a truly Floridian vacation, stay at the Gaylord Palms Hotel. It's huge atrium has the best of Florida under one roof, from historical St Augustine to the Cypress swamps of the Everglades to tropical Key West.

There are four swimming pools including kids pool and adults only pool. Fitness suite, spa, sports facilities and free wifi internet access. The Gaylord Palms has free shuttle service to Disney theme parks and a kids sitting service.

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Caribe Royal Orlando near Disney

Caribe Royal Orlando near Disney

8101 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821  
(407) 328-8000 or 1-800-823-8300 

The Caribe Royal Orlando is just 5 mins drive to the gates of Disney World. This newly renovated resort has a luxurious outdoor swimming pool with a 75ft water slide. At this Orlando resort you can choose from either a spacious one or two bedroom villa.

You'll receive free shuttle service to all four Disney theme parks and Downtown Disney. Parking is FREE.

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Nickelodeon Hotel Orlando near Disney

14500 Continental Gateway
Orlando, Florida 32821
1-877-642-5111 or (407) 387-5437 

The Nickelodeon Hotel is a great kid friendly hotel near Disney World. At just 1 mile from Disney's Maingate, you can enjoy all the fun at the resort without paying Disney Resort prices!

The Nick Hotel's pool and water park are only open to hotel guests. You'll receive free shuttles to Disney theme parks, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and Wet N Wild water park. Suites have kitchens with fridges and microwaves. There are many different activities for kids to do throughout the day and evening.

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Buena Vista Palace at Disney

Buena Vista Palace at Disney

1900 North Buena Vista Drive 
Lake Buena Vista,  
FL 32830

Reservations: 866-397-6516
Front Desk: (407) 827-2727

The Buena Vista Palace is one of the Downtown Disney Hotels. Located inside Disney Resort, you'll get all the benefits of staying on-site, like free shuttles to Disney theme parks and free parking. 

This hotel is popular with large groups and convention goers. It has some of the best conference and business facilities in the Orlando area. It was extensively renovated in 2009.

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Animal Kingdom Lodge at Disney

Animal Kingdom Lodge at Disney

2901 Osceola Parkway
Lake Buena Vista
FL 32830
(407) 938-3000

The Animal Kingdom Lodge is one the 8 deluxe Disney Resorts. This African themed hotel has acres of peaceful savanna surrounding it. You may even see wildlife roaming close to your room!

A stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge will bring all the benefits of staying on-site at Disney World. Free parking and free daily shuttles to Disney theme parks are just some of these benefits.

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Disney Hotels

There are seven Downtown Disney Hotels which are not owned by Disney but they are located on Disney property. They all are close the Disney World theme parks and all provide complimentary shuttles to the theme parks. These hotels are often much cheaper than the on site Disney hotel properties.

The seven hotels are:-

  • The Hilton Hotel Lake Buena Vista
  • Wyndham Lake Buena Vista
  • Buena Vista Palace & Spa
  • Holiday Inn Downtown Disney Resort Area
  • Doubletree Guest Suites Lake Buena Vista
  • Best Western Lake Buena Vista Hotel
  • Royal Plaza Hotel

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Orlando Resorts Near SeaWorld & International Drive

Peabody Hotel Orlando

Peabody Hotel Orlando

Peabody Hotel Orlando

9801 International Drive
Orlando
Florida 32819  
(407) 352-4000

The Peabody Hotel is located next to the Orange County Convention Center just off I-4 on International Drive. It's popular amongst business and convention goers, but it's location makes it great for visiting Orlando theme parks and attractions.

The Peabody is famous for the daily March of the Peabody Ducks. It also has one of the top 10 hotel gyms in the country. The Peabody also has outdoor tennis courts, near-by golf courses and a 24 hour 1950s style diner open to everyone.

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Renaissance Orlando Hotel at SeaWorld

Renaissance Orlando Hotel at SeaWorld

6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 351-5555

The Renaissance Orlando Resort is a Marriott resort hotel located next to SeaWorld. It is close to Aquatica, Discovery Cove and Universal Studios. The hotel is also popular among convention goers because of it's close proximity to the Orange County Convention Center.

The Renaissance Orlando Resort has undergone a huge makeover in 2007. All its rooms and suites have been updated to an impeccable standard.

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Ritz Carlton Orlando

4012 Central Florida Parkway 
Orlando, FL 32837  
(407) 206-2400 

The Ritz Carlton is a 5 star Orlando resort hotel located within beautifully landscaped grounds and surrounded by its own 18 hole golf course.

The Ritz Carlton has an on-site fitness center, spa and golfing school. 

This resort hotel is located within 5-10 miles of the major Orlando attractions.

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Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel Orlando

Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel Orlando

9939 Universal Blvd  
Orlando FL 32819 
1 866-996-6338 or (407) 996-6338

The Rosen Shingle Creek resort is an affordable choice for families or business travelers. It is within a short driving distance to all the Orlando attractions.

This Orlando resort hotel has 3 outdoor swimming pools, on-site spa, fitness center and several restaurants.

This hotel operates free shuttles to Universal Studios only. Rooms have either one king or two queen beds. There are over 100 different kinds of suites to choose from.

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