I stayed here for one night while doing a stop over in Orlando. I wanted a hotel close to Disney and this was the best deal I got when booking through Expedia. I paid about 100 dollars post Black Friday for a king bed. I had to pay an extra few dollars for the resort fee when I got to the hotel which included free parking, shuttles to parks, etc.
Here's my thoughts:
Initial experience / staff: amazing friendly staff that were not only fast and efficient but very friendly and helpful! They also gave me a welcome package which included coupons for food close by, maps for all the tourist attractions, and coupon books for the closest outlets (normally you have to pay for the coupons at the outlet so it was a nice addition)
Room: the king room was large and spacious! Very clean and well kept. The bathroom was also very nice and large. Shower curtains felt a bit dated but wasn't a huge concern.
Pool: the pool was large and spacious. Since it is a resort hotel it was enclosed within the hotel, was outdoors and featured and applebys bar and hot tub as well. Only complaint was it was really busy with kids and families but we were there on the Saturday right before Christmas so it was naturally a busy time.
Location / Amenities: location was good for downtown disney. It was just a block away which was nice. On the other side it was very close to many restaurants and had close by outlets (lake buenea vista and orlando premium outlets; the Vineland ones). the resort fee also included free shuttles to all the disney parks which was nice! The hotel itself also had a mini movie theatre, applebys, a fun arcade for the kids among others! Wish we could've stayed longer to enjoy it all!
Overall great hotel. It was very busy and rowdy but it is a resort and many families come so that's to be expected. If you can get a good deal for this hotel I would definitely reccomed it!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- When you stay at the Holiday Inn Resort(R) Lake Buena Vista, you are so close to the entrance to Walt Disney World(R) Resort, you can almost feel the Magic! This official Disney Good Neighbor hotel is fresh from a multi-million dollar makeover, making it perfect for your visit to the Walt Disney World(R) area. Take advantage of scheduled shuttles to the Disney parks, Sea World(R), Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Orlando Premium Outlets shopping and the Orange County Convention Center! After a busy day, come back to spacious, generously-appointed accommodations. Choose King or Queen-size bedding with 37" HDTV televisions, high-speed Internet, refrigerator, microwave, granite top vanities and upgraded bath amenities. Families love our KidSuites, a room-within-a-room that lets kids enjoy their own space within their parents room. Relax at the expansive, tropically-landscaped outdoor sundeck with plenty of lounge chairs, oversize heated pool, Splash Pad and two whirlpool spas! There is plenty to do onsite including outdoor pool tables, giant checkers and chess, ping pong, fitness center and an arcade/game room. PLUS - a Daily Scheduled Activities and Movies program for kids and adults! Enjoy great dining at Applebees(R) located onsite, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pinkys Market Place and Gift Shop is in the hotel lobby. Free high speed internet access helps you stay connected, and on-site meeting rooms are available for special events. Explore the Lake Buena Vista and Downtown Disney area's plentiful dining, shopping, nightly entertainment and picturesque setting. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista Hotel Orlando
- Holiday Inn Orlando
- Holiday Inn Sunspree Orlando
- Orlando Holiday Inn
- Holiday Inn Resort Orlando-Lake Buena Vista Florida