It’s no doubt that Orlando has plenty of iconic Disney resorts that cater to the needs and preferences of all vacationers travelling with kids, but what if you’re not a fan of cartoon characters? Orlando offers luxurious boutique hotels that will leave you wondering whether to book a room facing the Atlantic or the city skyline.
The Point Orlando Resort
For all those who’d prefer to spend the extra bucks on a stay rather than renting a car, you’re in for a treat. The Point Orlando Resort on Universal Blvd is only a few minutes away from International Drive and Universal Blvd. The hotel also offers shuttle services for easy commuting to and from attractions like Disney and Sea World. You can also choose to take Uber, which costs about $7 one-way. After a hectic day of sightseeing, feel free to grab a drink at the poolside bar that is open till 12 am.
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The Eo Inn And Spa – Downtown
Considered one of the finest boutique hotels in downtown Orlando, The Eo Inn And Spa – Downtown is tastefully designed in a 1930s restored building. Some of the perks that guests enjoy at the hotel are free breakfast, Wi-Fi, and free airport shuttle service. Pets are allowed in the hotel for an extra fee. Though the property is home to only 17 rooms, each unit has posh living space and balconies with sweeping downtown views. At less than $100 a night, the price is a steal for all those traveling on a budget. While you’re here, be sure to explore Lake Eola followed by a rejuvenating spa treatment at the hotel.
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Grand Bohemian Hotel, Autograph Collection
When you’re booking a room at the Grand Bohemian Hotel, Autograph Collection, ask for a room on a higher floor to enjoy some fantastic views of the City Hall and Dr. Philips Center. Take a tour of the Grand Bohemian Art Gallery that features over 100+ works by local and international artists. A highlight is the Kessler Collection with rare art pieces ranging from oil paints, bronze sculptures, and contemporary jewelry. The gallery also holds interesting exhibitions every month. While there is definitely something for the artists, the property is also a delight to music lovers.
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Rosen Centre Hotel
Whether it’s the cozy living room for vacationers or the eclectic meeting rooms for business travellers, there’s a little corner at Rosen Centre Hotel for any visitor’s individual tastes. The hotel offers Hospitality, VIP, Executive, and Presidential suites – each unit can accommodate a large number of guests. There are plenty of dining options, like Harry’s Poolside Bar & Grill that offers Floribbean cuisine. Red’s Daily is a New York-style deli featuring sandwiches, pizzas, and salads.
SUNSOL International Drive
With complimentary breakfast, free shuttle service, free parking, and free local calls, SUNSOL International Drive also features a heated pool with a Splash Park for kids. Each unit is equipped with a microwave, tea-maker, iron, and a hairdryer, perfect for travelers looking for a cozy, like-home ambiance. The hotel offers a 12% discount for visitors who’re staying in for more than 7 days.
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