We list the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Orlando as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star customer review rating.
“Probably the most complete resort campus near Disney, the stepped tower packs every conceivable amenity into a lush 1,500-acre campus located practically within Walt Disney World.”
Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Orlando.
“Contemporary white-walled elegance, a low-key welcoming vibe, colorful interiors in well-appointed rooms give this Winter Park gem a distinct style. There’s a lovely rooftop pool and an excellent restaurant that serves locally sourced food on courtyard tables.”
“The 17-room Eõ Inn and Spa is a budget boutique on swan-infested Lake Eola, a perfect base for exploring Orlando beyond the theme parks. It has a sun terrace with hot tub and an adjoining spa.” Featured in New York Times’ 36 Hours in Orlando, Florida
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The city of theme parks, Orlando, lies at the heart of Florida. It is one of the most visited family destinations around the world. The city of Orlando is all about imagination and creativity. Orlando is known for the Universal Studios, the Magic Kingdom, and Epcot.
A typical American neighbourhood, Baldwin Park is majestically charming. There are several jogging alleys, and the area is peaceful in itself. Soccer fields can be spotted in the area. It is a family-centric locality and is absolutely warm and welcoming.
This area will lend you a small-town feel. It is an adorable locality with a mix of students and families residing here. Soda Fountain, Lock Haven Park, Orlando Museum, Albert park are major tourist attractions at this area. There is a small portion of the College Park locality that is reminiscent of the 1950's.
One can spot several bars and coffee shops in the Milk District. This area gets its name from the presence of nearby dairies. The crowd here is enthusiastic, and food vans and trucks are a common sight in this locality.
Winter Garden is the historic at heart area, of Orlando. It has some amazing coffee houses and breweries, and also several markets that sell plants and flowers exclusively.
This is an upscale and affluent neighbourhood, that lies in Northern Orlando. The main street of Winter Park locality, called Park Avenue, is quite a popular place. There are many museums and gardens in this region of Orlando.
We recommend that you also read our guide about the best areas to stay in Orlando.
If you're looking for a cheap hotel in Orlando, then book Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando East. It's an excellent budget hotel offering great value for money. It's in a good location, it's been recommended by travel experts and the hotel has excellent customer reviews. Also check out our list of the best cheap hotels in Orlando.
If money isn't a problem and you're looking for a luxury hotel in Orlando, then go for Four Seasons Orlando at Disney World. The hotel offers excellent service, it's in a top location, it has been rated very highly by previous guests and renowned travel critics have recommended it. Also check out our list of the best luxury hotels in Orlando, it's a manually curated list of the most exclusive 5-star hotels in the city.
If you're looking for a hotel with a nice swimming pool in Orlando, then try the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort. It has excellent customer review ratings for its swimming pool.
For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $130 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $210 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Orlando hotel then you can expect to pay around $500 per night.
Florida Everglades Airboat Tour and Wild Florida Admission with Optional Lunch. Escape to the wilderness of the Florida Everglades from Orlando on this airboat adventure. This exciting nature tour includes admission to the Wild Florida Airboats and Wildlife Park. Price: $30.
Kennedy Space Center: Admission Skip the Ticket Line. Bring out your inner astronaut and enjoy a full day of unique experiences at the world's most authentic space attraction - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Price: $61.
Clear Kayak Tours in Rock Springs. A good choice for nature lovers, this tour takes you into a unique part of Rock Springs Run known as "Emerald Cut.” Price: $67.
More things to do in Orlando
Orlando is a city in the US state of Florida. The city of Orlando is dubbed “the City Beautiful” and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. The city is known as “The Theme Park Capital of the World” and draws more than tens of millions of visitors yearly. The Orlando International Airport, the main city airport, is one of the busiest in the world.
The city is popular throughout the world for its numerous tourist attractions. The two most famous attractions in the city are the Walt Disney World and the Universal Orlando Resort which both generate thousands of visitors annually. Most of the major attractions in the city are located along the International Drive, and one of the most popular is the Orlando Eye.
The city is popular for holding numerous conferences and conventions which has seen several international events. Ranked the fourth-most popular American city based on where people want to live according to a 2009 research, Orlando itself is indeed a tourist attraction. Orlando has a total of 19 completed skyscrapers which create a beautiful skyline and cityscape.