Where to Stay in Orlando

Where to Stay in Orlando

Most of the accommodation in Orlando takes the form of elaborate resorts with every conceivable amenity, usually catering for visitors to the many theme parks in the area. Some of the resort hotels are designed around a particular theme, so whether you want ultimate luxury and relaxation, a great game of golf, an animal experience, or a wilderness adventure, there’s sure to be something for you. There are also a number of great places to stay in downtown Orlando if you’d like to be close to the city itself.

In downtown Orlando the most luxurious place to stay is the Grand Bohemian Hotel, a vibrant hotel with a stunning art collection and exquisite rooms. For a more intimate place to stay in downtown Orlando, check out The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne, a striking Bed & Breakfast located in elegant historic houses, and make sure you book a romantic getaway suite.

If you’re looking for luxury accommodation closer to Orlando’s many theme parks, the Villas of Grand Cypress resort is an ideal choice, especially if you’d like a game of golf during your trip. Close to Universal Orlando, the Portofino Bay Hotel combines the atmosphere and architecture of the stylish Italian town with all the comfort and amenities of a top class resort. There’s also a Double Tree Hilton hotel near the entrance to Universal Orlando with a spectacular view over the park.

The Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando features both a Ritz-Carlton and a Marriott hotel, and many restaurants and other facilities. Whether you want to relax in the spa or seek adventure on the water, there’s plenty to do at the luxurious Grande Lakes Resort.

If you’d like to stay within Disney World there are plenty of romantic hotels to choose from. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is an African themed lodge style resort set within a large wildlife preserve, ideal if your girlfriend is an animal lover. The Wilderness Lodge is also an excellent choice designed to be in harmony with nature and to recognize ancient Native American cultures and the pioneering spirit of early American explorers.

The Grand Florian Resort and Spa is the flagship hotel of Walt Disney World, and the striking red gabled Victorian style building enjoys a perfect location at the edge of the Seven Seas Lagoon. If you’d prefer to stay in a tropical paradise that celebrates the spirit of the South Pacific, consider Disney's Polynesian Resort which features lush vegetation, thatched roofs, koi ponds and white sand beaches.