When you are planning your vacation to Orlando, there will be lots of places and attractions that you will want to visit. Whether you are going away for one week or for three weeks, you will want to make the most out of your time in Orlando. To do this, you must visit a variety of places. If you do not visit as many places as you can, then your trip may not be as successful as you had hoped it would be. Staying central to all of the attractions and theme parks will help you get around as easily (and as quickly) as possible.
Knowing What You Want
When you are looking for a Kissimmee resort, you have to know what you want out of the resort. For example, if you are traveling with children, you will want to be sure that there is plenty for little ones (and older ones) to do, as there is nothing worse than bored children on vacation. Also, at this stage, you need to start thinking about what type of accommodation you need and what facilities and amenities you need and require during your stay. For example, do you want to have the choice of a large variety of restaurants and eateries on-site, or would you be happy to travel a few minutes to save money? When you know what you want, you can then start to create a shortlist. If you do not establish what you need, then you will find that you will your search will end up taking you round and round in circles.
Westgate Vacation Villas Resort
Lots of family fun to be had in the on-site water park
The Westgate Orlando Vacation Villa Resort is well located and ideally placed for you to enjoy everything that the parks have to offer. The resort is just a few minutes away from Hollywood Studios, and this means that you can enjoy the park sooner rather than later. Of course, this resort is more than just a place to sleep. It is a place to connect with family and loved ones, relax and revitalize. You will find at this location that there is truly something for everyone, from a water park for the children to outdoor swimming pools for everyone to enjoy. Of course, if you are feeling a little more energetic, you will find that there are basketball courts and tennis courts where you can play with others or just practice your shots.
JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa
Family suites are perfect for those traveling with younger children
If you are looking for a luxurious spa and resort that is conveniently located near the parks and attractions, then this is the perfect place for you and for those you are traveling with. Inside this resort, you will find a children’s play area, which is great for little ones to burn off some energy. For slightly bigger children and for adults too, of course, there is mini-golf and access to a gym/fitness center. When it comes to accommodation within this resort, you will find that you have a choice between rooms and suites. All rooms and suites are stylishly finished, with minimal fuss. You will find they are simple but fit for purpose.
A large resort that has plenty of room for exploration
This is a large and grand resort that is set over 20 acres of lush garden area. On-site, there is a tennis court, swimming pool, and kids club (which is perfect if you are traveling with little ones). Also located within the grounds of the resort are two swimming pools and a poolside bar – which is the perfect place to visit after a busy day exploring the parks and attractions that Disney has to offer. If you have any energy left at the end of the day, then you may want to head to the fitness center, where you can focus on getting your fitness levels back to where you want them to be. Rooms and suites are large and spacious, and if you are traveling with a family, you will see that interconnecting rooms are available for ease and convenience.
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites
A bright and lively resort awaits the whole family
This hotel is conveniently located near the favorite and popular Disney attractions and theme parks, including Hollywood Studios. It is a large resort that has been built with families in mind. Because rooms and suites have all the facilities and amenities that families need, and outside you will find a large water park dominates and captivates – which is perfect for younger children. On-site, there are plenty of other activities, too, including mini-golf and hot tubs for a little relaxation time. If you are after a meal or light snack, you will be OK because there are restaurants and eateries on-site to accommodate your taste buds. Whether you are after a pizza, a burger, or just an ice cream, you will find no trouble finding a suitable location.
Celebration Suites Old Town
Affordable and well-located accommodation
If you are looking for suite-style accommodation near to the major theme parks and attractions, then this could be the perfect base. This accommodation is located next to Old Town, which is a representation of what Old Florida would look like. It is filled with old-style shops and boutiques, restaurants and eateries, as well as family entertainment locations. The location looks small, but it actually offers guests access to three outdoor pools as well as sports courts, where guests can play volleyball. As this accommodation is located within accessible reach of other attractions such as SeaWorld and shopping centers such as the Florida Mall, it makes it ideal for all types of visitors. Conveniently located just a 25-minute drive away from the airport, you can get off the plane and start enjoying your vacation as soon as possible.
Comfort Inn Maingate
Comfortable rooms on offer in an accessible location
If you are looking for a comfortable place to stay that is just a couple of kilometers away from the exciting theme parks, then look no further. Queen rooms or triple rooms are suitable for those that are traveling in groups or as part of a family. Rooms are fitted with coffee-making facilities, refrigerators, and microwaves. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, which means you don’t have to wander around the resort trying to get a good connection. On the hotel’s ground, you will find a lovely outdoor pool with a separate children’s area – which is perfect for if you are traveling with younger children. All rooms are non-smoking, and there is a 24-hour reception desk that is ideal for those late-night check-ins.
Galleria Palms Orlando
A convenient location for theme parks
Located just a few minutes away from Disney’s main gate, you will find the Galleria Palms Orlando. Even though this is not the biggest of resorts, it still offers everything that you could need during your stay. You will find accommodation comprises of comfortable rooms and suites for families and couples. Outside, you will find an outdoor pool that is perfect for a relaxing swim.
Rosen Inn International Drive
Located in a central location, you will find a comfortable location
If you are looking for a larger hotel that offers transfers to popular parks such as Universal and SeaWorld, then this is the hotel you may want to add to your shortlist. An outdoor pool and arcade are just two of the things offered by this location. Family rooms are available, and all rooms offer free Wi-Fi. In the hotel, you will find a mini-market that stocks little treats and snacks, which can give you a boost of energy when you need it the most.
Choosing a Resort and Making a Booking
You will have to choose a resort and make a booking, especially if you are to secure the best deals and offers. You will often find that booking direct can save you time and money, and it can save you on hassle too. When you book direct, you get more contact with a resort, and you possibly even get more flexibility too. Planning ahead for your vacation, choosing your resort, and getting it booked are important. If you do not do this in advance of your stay, then you may find that you end up paying premium rates – and of course, this isn’t something you need to do!