If you are traveling to Orlando with a group and prefer to be close to Downtown Disney/Disneyworld, here are the Top 10 suggested hotels to consider for groups in that area:
- Gatorland Admission
- Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show
- Eat and Play Card – 1 Card for 4 Travelers
- Crayola Experience Admission
- Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
- Boggy Creek Airboat Ride
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
- Blue Man Group
- Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket
- Universal Orlando™ Theme Park Tickets
Best Western Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Resort AreaLake Buena Vista
Begin your day before tackling any of the theme parks with a delectable omelet from the “Junior Omelet Chef” breakfast program provided at The Best Western Lake Buena Disney Springs Resort. A brief walk to Disney World, enjoy a hassle free experience with continuous shuttle services to and from Disney World that run every 30 minutes throughout the day. Only property that provides walk out balconies with spectacular views. After a long day of walking through the park, take a dip in the heated outdoor pool. Although the resort is close to shops, restaurants and many attractions, you do not have to go far to delight in fabulous cuisine. The property has 2 restaurant options as well as a poolside lounge.
We recommend this property for leisure groups that have kids to entertain. since Children have a pool of their own to enjoy, extremely close to the theme parks so it’s a quick trek back if the kids are tired, arcade and video game room, kid-friendly dining options, room service, shuttle services to Outlets. Read More...
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando - Disney Springs™ AreaLake Buena Vista
If you are looking for a hotel that offers more spacious accommodations, Doubletree Suites by Hilton in Walt Disney World is the only all-suite hotel in the area that is a stone throw away from Disney World. They offer one and two bedroom suites, complimentary shuttle service to the theme parks, tennis courts, a fitness center, outdoor pool with a splash pad for kids and a whirlpool for relaxation.
Whether you are here to attend a business meeting at Orlando’s popular Convention Center or are seeking a hotel with big and small meeting space options, this hotel would be a great option as it was voted number one in “Event Planner Satisfaction and Loyalty”. It is also located 10 minutes away from the Convention Center making it convenient and stress free to get to your destination in a timely manner.
Some other bonus features of this hotel include its proximity from Walt Disney World’s infamous golf courses and has an onsite café, the Evergreen Café, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The cafe also has a variety of food choices to satisfy your child’s needs. Read More...
Holiday Inn Orlando - Disney Springs™ AreaLake Buena Vista
Ranked as one of the top hotels in Orlando, this budget-friendly, newly renovated property has 323 upgraded room options so you can rest assure that you will receive a clean and cozy room. There are no resort fees, a “Kids Eat Free Program” and you have the luxury of receiving free Wi-Fi in the rooms as well as in the public areas of the hotel. This property is in a prime location that is just a short distance to Walt Disney World, or you can take advantage of their free shuttle services.
The Holiday Inn Orlando Disney Springs is not only an ideal property for families, but it is also a great option to host an event where meeting space may be needed. They have 10 meeting rooms to choose from that can accommodate anywhere between 18 to 600 guests. On-site audio and visual equipment is available, along with catering services. Read More...
The Regal Oaks Resort offers a true “at-home” experience that is highly suitable for large groups of all types due to its tremendously spacious accommodations. The resort has townhouse style spaces that offers between 2-4 bedroom options, each containing 2 bathrooms, a private screened in patio and a hot tub on the patio. The Regal Oaks Resort is just 1.4 miles from Interstate 4, the main Orlando highway, and close to many dining options, shops, bars, nightclubs and just a short distance to all of the major theme parks.
You do not have to go far to be entertained. The resort has quite a few amenities to enjoy on the premise, such as an outdoor pool with waterslides, a designated pool for children, a fitness center, tennis courts, a restaurant, a business center and a clubhouse which is ideal for a group gathering.
There is staff on hand 24 hours a day, as well as tour and ticket assistance so you can obtain discounted tickets on theme parks or activities in the area. Read More...
The Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista is a family-friendly, smoke-free hotel, conveniently located near popular Orlando theme parks, 4 miles from the Convention Center and a just a short, 20-minute ride from Orlando International Airport. There is a 24-hour game room, a children’s playground, two outdoor heated swimming pools with an interactive water play area for kids known as “Ozzie’s Splash Zone”. For those late night cravings, there is a Lite Bite convenience store and deli that is open from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. They also provide a restaurant onsite as well as a “kids eat free” program where children under 9 eat free.
This property also caters to anyone needing space for functions such as small meetings or conferences, family reunions, sports teams and intimate weddings. We recommend utilizing the Rosen Ballroom, a new 2,400 square-foot outdoor, covered pre function area.
An added bonus feature of this hotel is that they provide dry cleaning and laundry services too! Read More...
Closer to Universal Studios, the Coco Key Hotel & Water Park Resort is Orlando’s only canopy-covered, outdoor water resort that it is arguably as entertaining as some of the major theme parks in the area. Perfect for leisure groups, kids of all ages can spend a whole day by the pool side splashing away on 14 water slides, Parrots Perch interactive play area, Coral Reef teen pool or at the Minnows Lagoon toddler pool while parents relax and sip away on a signature cocktail from the Wet Rooster Tiki Bar.
Groups frequent this location being that there is complimentary motor coach parking, an area designated for group check-ins and the hotels willingness to pay special attention to room assignments that are most accommodating to the guests within a group. Interior and exterior rooms are available. Read More...
If you are seeking true value, then the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando International Drive North is the place to be. Located right on International drive, this hotel is conveniently located within 5 minutes from Universal Orlando Resort®, within 20 minutes from Walt Disney World and right off the main connecting Orlando highway, Interstate 4, where many shops and restaurants exist. This property is ideal for those looking for a property to host their event and need a quaint, intimate meeting space. You and your guests will enjoy free parking, free internet access in the rooms and amongst the hotel, a 24-hour business center, a fitness center and a swimming pool with a poolside Tiki bar. The hotel offers a range of meeting room options for which the hotel provides a flip chart with markers, all day beverage service (non-alcoholic) and a LCD projector. If you choose, the hotel also offers full breakfast or lunch option for your guests. Read More...
Aloft Orlando DowntownOrlando
The Aloft Orlando Downtown is an eco-friendly modern hotel, with spacious guestrooms, a hip decor and a savvy feel located in the heart of Downtown Orlando where restaurants, entertainment and nightlife are at your fingertips. This property is ideal for business meetings and conferences. They offer 11 meeting rooms to choose from, the largest meeting space being 2,600 square feet, dedicated exhibit space, pre-function space, on-site catering and conference suites. The Aloft Orlando Downtown received the “2014 Best Hotel Lounge Award”, recognizing them for the uniqueness of their lounge experience. The lounge would be a perfect place for business associates to unwind, grab a cocktail and mingle after a long day of meetings. Read More...
Crowne Plaza Orlando - DowntownOrlando
Other than being steps away from Downtown Orlando, The Crowne Plaza Orlando Downtown hotel has some unique features, such as your guaranteed wakeup call and a dedicated “quiet-zone” room where distractions are kept to a minimum and outside noise is almost nonexistent, making this hotel ideal for business trips. This property can host meetings and events both big and small. There are 7 meeting spaces available with the ability to accommodate groups of 10 to 400. There is daily maid service along with same day dry cleaning/laundry options, a pool and a fitness center. A notable bistro and wine bar is on site where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner or grab drinks at the bar for their happy hour. The hotel is easily accessible if you are flying in from the following airports:
• Airport: Orlando International Airport (MCO)
• Airport: Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)
• Airport: Orlando/Sanford International Airport (SFB) Read More...
Caribe Royale All Suite Hotel & Convention Center is perfect for anyone seeking a gorgeous wedding destination, meeting or conference space, or a simple family getaway. The property is only 1.5 miles from Walt Disney World® area and lives on 53 acres of a lush and tropical setting. There are 1218 spacious 1 bedroom suites, 120 2-bedroom lakeside villas, as well as expansive meeting and event facilities. The pool area has cascading waterfalls, 75 foot waterslides, 2 relaxing outdoor whirlpools with a variety of lounge chairs and seating options. Guests can upgrade to get use of the cabana and comes with cozy lounge chaises, a cooler of water bottles, chilled towels, 2 frozen drinks from the Calypso’s Pool Bar & Grill, as well as discount services at the spa.
The property has plenty of meeting space options. The largest of meeting spaces is 150,000 square feet and can host up to 4,400 guests.
There is also an award winning Venetian Chop House restaurant on premise that offers signature steaks, chops, and fresh seafood along with an exceptional wine list. Read More...