We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Weekend Getaway”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 12 more sites!
Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection
Ranked #108 of 336 Hotels in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Holiday, Florida
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Weekend Getaway”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We wanted to get away for the weekend and be walking distance to many attractions and restaurants and we were able to do it here. I was blown away by the hotel itself and really didn't have a reason to leave. They had a bar, unique pool, café and spa. The décor of the hotel was breath taking. At least from a females perspective. Extremely clean and staff was very friendly and polite. If your in the market for hosting an event or even a wedding I would definitely recommend the Castle Hotel. It is very affordable for all the amenities they offer. The only bad thing is that there isn't a refrigerator in the room; but then again you can always order room service or go to the bar. But if you want to blow away your girlfriend, wife or fiancé this is definitely the place it is gorgeous from the moment you walk in. The name says it all but in a modern way.

Room Tip: depends on what view your looking for but any room has a good view in my opinion.
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Alexis T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
David_Me184, General Manager at Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 8 August 2014
Thank you for the wonderful TripAdvisor review. It means so much to us when our guests share their experience at Castle Hotel Orlando. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our Garden Bar and our proximity to all that International Drive has to offer. Please come back soon!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

663 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    285
    236
    87
    35
    20
See reviews for
170
187
19
182
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (125)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The best service at a hotel. Each person working at Castle Hotel goes above and beyond. The hotel is elegant and beautiful. The location is great and safe for night time entertainment. It's a 10 minute walk to the convention center. Along the way are numerous options for restaurants and entertainment. I felt safe walking alone at 11 pm at night. There is a trolley that will take you up and down the road also. The food at the Garden Bar in the hotel was very good if you don't want to go anywhere. I didn't use the pool because I didn't pack properly but the area looks beautiful. If I ever get to go back to Orlando, this hotel will be my first choice.
*Taxi fare from the airport is pricey. Plan to use Super Shuttle or other service.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank 1972roses
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Cape Coral, Florida
Level Contributor
186 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

With all the chaos on International Drive this boutique hotel by the Autograph Collection of Marriott is real find. Beautiful rooms, great staff from valet to front desk to bar & restaurant staff to housekeeping, never have I seen such friendliness. In addition, the rooms are fantastic but more important, the hotel is quite yet right in the middle of the action.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
    • Location
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Don V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
David_Me184, General Manager at Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 8 August 2014
Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent stay at Castle Hotel Orlando. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our unique rooms and the personal attention you received from our staff. We sincerely hope that we will have the opportunity to service you again very soon!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Florida
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

This is my second stay at a Kessler Boutique property, the first being The Mansion in Savannah, GA.

This hotel is a strange mix of refinement and excess. It's similar to when you see a the interior of a nightclub in the light of day.

Check-in was fast and friendly and the room was on the 9th floor overlooking the pool, but the room had not been cleaned and I was moved to the 6th floor. The staff was apologetic.

The hall was noisy at night and the doors were paper thin. I would expect more considering the refinement the hotel is attempting to achieve. Around 2am I called down to ask the staff to quiet down some unruly guests on the floor. Once again the staff was apologetic and quick to remedy the issue.

The room is basic with interesting, fun decor choices. The bathroom is unimpressive, but clean. Once again, subpar considering the mirrored glass thrones in the lobby.

The air conditioner malfunctioned during the night and I awoke to a stuffy, warm room. During check-out I mentioned the air conditioner and the clerk mentioned the air conditioner shuts off if the temp is lowered too low. It was on the lowest setting when I checked in and I never changed the setting. Apparently that setting caused the malfunction. Clerk was apologetic, but not concerned. I would suggest to the property that they place a card next to the thermostat to remind everyone (guest and staff) that at the lowest setting the air shuts off.

The hotel property is connected to Cafe Tu Tu Tango and another restaurant. It's nice to be able to walk over for a bite.

Overall, my stay was ok. The issues I experienced I could have easily overlooked, but the air conditioner issue and the lack of concern during check-out kind of ruined the stay for me. There wasn't anything impressive enough to overcome the dirty room, noise, and lack of air. I did not have a restful sleep.

It would have been nice if the staff had recognized that I had multiple issues during my stay and been more accommodating during check-out. I did NOT expect it, but it would have been nice. This is one of the reasons you choose to stay at a smaller boutique hotel...better, more personalized service.

-quirky decor
-checked in to dirty room
-late night revelers in the halls
-malfunctioning air conditioner
-apologetic, but unsympathetic staff

Stayed August 2014
Helpful?
3 Thank mommy2scarlett
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Wayne S, Front Office Manager at Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
Dear mommy2scarlett,

Thank you for taking time to share your impressions of our hotel with the Trip Advisor community. Please accept my apologies for the trouble you experienced when you arrived into the first room and, as well, for the air conditioner malfunction. I can truly appreciate a cool room to rest in with temperatures as high as they currently are. I was pleased, however, to read that our staff was able to accommodate a room change and were apologetic with regards to these issues. We certainly do want to retain your loyalty to Marriott; if I may be of any further assistance with a future booking, please do not hesitate in contacting me directly.

Warmest regards,
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Snellville, Georgia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

The staff was super friendly from being greeting by Joe the doorman to the warm welcoming from Sarahi and Melissa as my visit began.
Beautiful and unique decor, spacious rooms, very clean and spacious. Anytime that I am in Orlando this will be a must stay for me. Guaranteed top shelf service. Returning in August. Can't wait!!!
Johnny

Stayed July 2014, travelled on business
Helpful?
1 Thank John H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Gainesville, Georgia
Level Contributor
42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Went to Orlando for a Convention. Stayed at the Castle. The lobby was a little strange, the rooms were nice, service was good, 1 block off of I Drive where everything is happening. Walking distance to the Convention center, will probably stay again.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Rooms
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank 4ob
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Providence, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Really enjoyed my stay here. The decor is amazing. Rooms are inviting and beds are unbelievably comfortable. Watched Disney fireworks from the rooftop. The staff was very helpful and attentive and really cared about the guests. Joe, at the front door, always had a smile and friendly conversation, and was great with suggested driving directions. All around I think I've found my new "go to" place to stay when in the area!

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Rooms
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Kathi D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Orlando hotels
Florida Center
Hampton Inn Orlando International Drive/Convention Center
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection

Property: Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection
Address: 8629 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-9334
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Spa Hotel in Orlando
#40 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#81 Business Hotel in Orlando
#120 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#145 Family Hotel in Orlando
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 214
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the newest work of art from The Kessler Collection. An enriching experience awaits at the Castle Hotel, located in the heart of Orlando’s attractions. Leisure guests, business travelers, and those seeking a distinctive venue for a wedding or social event will find a sophisticated and contemporary retreat in the only Autograph Collection Hotel on International Drive. The Four-Diamond Castle Hotel immerses guests in art, music, cuisine and culture within its Bavarian-inspired walls, providing an oasis to travelers with uncommon taste. Evoking an air of creativity and artistry, the Castle Hotel offers elegant accommodations and amenities, inspired meeting space, gourmet cuisine and intuitive service. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, LoveHolidays, Southall Travel, Priceline, Odigeo, TravelUp, Traveltool, S.L.U., TripOnline SA, Cancelon, Evoline ltd, HotelQuickly and Hotel.de so you can book your Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando - The Castle Hotel Orlando
Doubletree Orlando
Orlando Doubletree
Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection Orlando, Florida

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing