The Peabody Hotel, Orlando is one of several large luxury hotels on International Drive. It's a AAA Four Diamond rated hotel.
Its location is ideal for many types travelers to Orlando. It's perhaps not a huge draw for families with young kids or honeymooners. The Peabody tends to cater to business travelers because of it's location right next to the Orange County Convention Center.
But whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, this hotel is at the heart of all the Orlando shops, restaurants and theme parks.
It is located right off I-4 interstate at the busy International Drive area. Here you'll find many shops, restaurants and of course Orlando's famous theme parks and water parks.
Prices start from $134 per night.
The Peabody is of course famous for it's 'March of the Peabody Ducks' who parade through the grand hotel lobby twice per day.
At 11am and 5pm the hotel lobby comes to a stop as the famous Peabody Ducks are led out of the elevator from their Royal Duck Palace Penthouse suite.
They walk down the red carpet and march to the central drinking fountain in the main lobby.
Everyone will stop and watch this bizare yet sweet spectacle.
Then at 5pm, they will do the reverse, marching back to the elevator and return to their suite for the evening.
Peabody Athletic Club
You may have visited fitness suites at other large hotels on your travels, but nothing will compare to this hotels gym and sports facilities. The fitness suite is free for Peabody guests.
It's one of the top 10 best hotel gyms in the country. It's the only Nautilus Certified Training Center in Florida. You can work out at your own pace or hire a fitness coach to help you along. You can use any of the 17 Nautilus machines, 4 treadmills, 2 stepper machines, 4 cycling machines and 3 Stair masters. After you're done with the workout you can relax in the king sized whirlpool.
This hotel also has 4 lighted outdoor tennis courts. You can book a tennis coach to give you personalized lessons. The Peabody can also organize tennis matches for groups of guests.
Captains Choice Golf Club can organize golf outings to the many beautiful golf courses in Orlando. They are gold pro's and will take care of all your golfing needs. There is even a clothing and accessories shop where you can pick up any equipment you may not have brought with you.
There is a large outdoor pool here which is almost Olympic sized. It's rectangular shape makes it excellent for lane swimming. You can relax by the pool in one of the many sun-loungers or you can hire a poolside cabana. Cabanas have internet access and staff will serve you drinks.
peabody hotel orlando, orlando hotels, international drive hotelsThe B-Line Diner is located within the hotel and is open to everyone. Even if you're not staying at the hotel, you can come in for some delicious homemade cakes & coffee.
The diner is open 24 hours a day and serves a full menu including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
On Sundays there is a special B-Line Brunch. It's an a La Carte brunch menu with a champagne or mimosas. The cost is $27 per person plus tax, call 407-345-4570 for more information and reservations.
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Peabody Hotel Address
9801 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32819
Phone number: 407-352-4000
Parking is located at a near-by parking garage. There is a shuttle service to it from the hotel. Parking is a steep $18 per night or $30 for valet parking.
The prices vary from greatly depending on when you're traveling and whether it's peak season or off-season. Generally, prices begin at $130+ for a standard room and go up to $530 for an executive suite.