Where to Stay in Orlando
Orlando has six different areas where one can look for a place to stay after the long and adventurous day of tripping to theme parks and recreational spots all over the place. It is quite a confusing task to carry out so here are some ideas that may help you choose the best place that will suit your vacation needs while you are in the family entertainment capital of the world.
South of Disney or Highway 192
Over the years, this highway has been a well-known destination for many tourists visiting Orlando. With the many restaurants, some good golf courses, and family attractions as well, many visitors consider this area a good one for finding hotel accommodations. Prices of the hotels are less expensive as compared to other hotels in other areas. However, the structures are already quite old since most of them were built in the late 1970’s and that many of these hotels are not connected with national brands.
North of Disney World
It is also called the Lake Buena Vista area which is the newest spot to look for places to stay in Orlando. The hotels built in this region were put up in the early 1990’s and mostly associated with national brands. This part of Orlando hosts great shopping and dining sites only a few miles away from each other.
Inside Disney World Resort
For a Disney aficionado, this area is the best option to scout for a good hotel. It is obviously the closest to Disney World and they offer free shuttle services which run for every thirty minutes. Disney hotels are run at the highest standards so there is a total guarantee for an excellent stay in Orlando. However, these hotel rooms only cater up to four people in a single room and as compared to hotels alike outside the Disney World area, the prices are almost doubled.
There are also good options that can be considered in this district however, not as much as there is in other areas of Orlando. Only a few hotels can be found in this place and there is not much competition going on between these places to stay so the prices are really not that attractive.
Visiting Orlando means visiting the theme parks and beautiful attractions that this city offers. So if you do not want to go through the hassle of long trips from your hotel to these theme parks and not to mention the time that you will be wasting while traveling thirty minutes to the Disney World, it would not be the best option to have your stay downtown.
International Drive/ Convention Center Area
This area is just a few minutes away from SeaWorld so it’s a good choice for those who will be going to that park. However, the prices are a little expensive here while the amenities that the hotels in I-Drive offer are mostly geared for business travelers than for families.
Nevertheless the place does have a lot of restaurants offering the most delectable and fine cuisines but you must be able to put up reservations if you are intending to dine in these restaurants since during the peak hours of dining, it is very difficult to find a seat due to the conventions going on in the town.