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Our Favorite Hotels for a Staycation in Orlando

  • January 24, 2023
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Summer’s here, and what’s better than a staycation at one of these amazing hotels in Orlando! Orlando is not only one of the number one spots for tourists but even for those who call it home and don’t want to have to leave for a vacation if they don’t have to!

If you’re looking for the perfect staycation, we’ve made the perfect list of our favorite hotels in Orland–there’s something for everyone! Make sure to pack your bag and put do-not-disturb on because it’s time for a vacation!

📷 Bohemian Hotel Celebration

Grand Bohemian Hotel

The Grand Bohemian Hotel is located in both Celebration and downtown Orlando. Celebration offers amazing views of Lake Rianchard, with lakeside dining, bike rentals, and a 5 min drive to Disney World.

The downtown Orlando location offers a luxury experience with an art gallery, fine dining, and a luxurious day spa! You ought to love either location at Grand Bohemian Hotel Autograph Collection!

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📍Downtown: 325 S. South Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32801

📍Celebration: 700 Bloom St. Celebration, FL 34747

📷 Walt Disney World

Disney's Polynesian Resort

At Disney’s Polynesian Resort, you can find lush palm trees, waterslides, and watercraft rentals on the seven seas lagoon. The Polynesian resort is most famous for their “spirit of aloha” dinner theater show, a great way to finish off your day after the pool or the park!

Of course, they offer The Dole Whips! Make sure to check out the Pineapple Lanai on the Polynesian property and enjoy this creamy, refreshing treat. Even better? You can go to the bar upstairs and add rum to it!

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📷 Walt Disney World

Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge

Next up, we have Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge! With views and sounds of the savanna just outside your window, you might not even think you’re in Florida anymore. You can watch the giraffes, zebras, and antelope all from your hotel balcony!

They also offer an educational experience about the animals and where they come from, as well as African-inspired cuisine! Walk over to Kidani village and dine safari side at their famous Sanaa restaurant offering naan, butter chicken, and zebra domes.

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Universal's Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Another great staycation hotel in Orlando has got to be Universal’s Loews Sapphire Falls Resort! Where you’ll feel like you’re being transported into a tropical paradise just right here in Orlando! With a resort-style pool with white sand, a waterslide surrounded by blue waterfalls and calming sounds of steel drums, you’ll be sure to feel relaxed!

Enjoy the water taxi to get back and forth from the parks and CityWalk when you’re not relaxing by the pool! They also have four scenic restaurants and lounges that have perfect water views!

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📷The Alfond Inn

The Alfond Inn

Another great staycation hotel in Orlando has got to be Universal’s Loews Sapphire Falls Resort! Where you’ll feel like you’re being transported into a tropical paradise just right here in Orlando! With a resort-style pool with white sand, a waterslide surrounded by blue waterfalls and calming sounds of steel drums, you’ll be sure to feel relaxed!

Enjoy the water taxi to get back and forth from the parks and CityWalk when you’re not relaxing by the pool! They also have four scenic restaurants and lounges that have perfect water views!

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📷 Universal's Endless Summer Resort

Universal's Endless Summer Resort

At Universal’s Endless Summer Resort, it’s summer all year long! So relax and enjoy the two affordable hotels for your Orlando staycation, Surfside and Dockside Inn and Suites!

Enjoy the tropical sunsets, pools, and restaurants, along with the theme park benefits that Universal is known for!
This Orlando spot is great for a staycation with kiddos, with the surfboard-shaped pool and views of the roller coasters from their bedroom!

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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Spa

When you’re staying at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, you’ll be sure to think that you’re staying somewhere in Italy! With gorgeous views mirroring the Italian Portofino Bay, you’ll enjoy three full-service restaurants, two quick-service restaurants, and an Italian gelato shop. There’s also a water taxi that drops you off in CityWalk on your way to the parks!

Guests staying in the Portofino Bay Hotel and Spa also receive Free Universal ExpressSM Unlimited, which means you can skip the lines on all your favorite rides!

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📷Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

If you’re looking to stay at a more affordable resort, make sure to check out Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort! This retro-themed resort has jaw-dropping views of Universal’s Volcano Bay water park!

It is another great family-friendly Orlando staycation with large suites, two huge pools, a lazy river, and even a bowling alley on-site! All for an affordable price that comes with Universal Orlando benefits!

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Our Favorite Hotels in Orlando for Staycation

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