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Avanti International Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8738 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
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Ranked #88 of 327 hotels in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time in the Avanti hotel & resort, recommended by friends/colleagues in the airline industry. Fabulous wide open pool area complete with sandy beach! Plenty of sunloungers. Special mention to Lisa G at the poolside bar & grille who makes the best cocktails ever as well as being very professional friendly & knowledgable at the same time. Rooms spotless and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My stay has been wonderful, and I fully expect it to continue to be that way. From the moment we arrived I have felt blown away by the level of service and exceptional staff. One staff member in particular, Ronnie from the Avanti Bar & GRILLE. He went above and beyond to ensure our stay was superb! Thank you to... More

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Bayamon, null, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location! The lobby was beautifully decorated with bright, happy colors! Excellent customer service at the front desk! Met with the The lobby and the room were beautifully decorated! My room was also very nice with modern colors and very comfortable. But I wish I had had the chance to enjoy the pool...so inviting for kids and adults! I will... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a newly renovated resort in the heart of International Drive in Orlando Florida. Very comfortable with a fun pool area. But the best thing was the customer service from everyone that works there. Especially from Jimmy and Alexander both front desk clerks as well as a front desk manager Danny. Thanks Avanti staff.

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

We really appreciate your awesome review, Sergeo! We are delighted that our guest service along with our beautiful pool area contributed to a great stay. Thank you for recognizing our team for the excellent service you received. Here at Avanti Resort, we strive to provide all of our guests with incredible service and its means a lot to us when... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A gem in Orlando! Everybody is extremely helpful. We had a problem with our car (after driving from NY) and the night security went way out of his way to help us, and all the time carrying a smile. Front desk: amazing!!! Pool area: Unique! Housekeeping: neat!. Thanks, will be back!

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

We are happy that the great service you experienced from our team encouraged you to write us such a nice review! Thank you for mentioning how helpful you found our team to be throughout your stay and please know that it was our pleasure to assist you. It is terrific to hear that you will be back to stay us... More

Fort Pierce, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had lowered expectations. One does seem to equate quality and amenities with price, right? This kind of managed expectations keeps up from being disapointed at no stadium-style seating at the $2 theatre or leather seats in our hotwire-bid rental car. This was the case with Avanti. I figured it had to be a newer motel being on I-Drive, and... More

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

We would like to extend our gratitude for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Avanti Resort! It sounds to us that you had a great time in Orlando. We are delighted that you were pleasantly surprised with our resort. We are glad that our Concierge team was helpful in providing you with information of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at the Avanti Hotel. We were so pleased with the location and service we decided to add 1 more day to our 4-day itinerary. It is conveniently located to many of the attractions and restaurants (walk-in distance--which was a total plus!!). We enjoyed the cleanliness of the room together with the clean linens and clean pool.... More

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you loved your stay at Avanti Resort so much that you decided to stay an additional night with us! Thank you for mentioning how clean you felt our pool and rooms were throughout your visit. We are delighted that our convenient location and excellent guest service contributed to a pleasant experience. We really appreciate your excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Price is Right !!!! If your looking for five star this is not for you, but for the price the Avavti is a great place to stay, close to everything you need attractions,restaurant, shopping.The pool is amazing and a great place to relax,swim or just chill with a drink. Staff was friendly and professional.I plan on booking here again.

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing how great of a value you felt our resort was throughout your stay! It is nice to know that you enjoyed our perfect location ideal for visiting all the attractions and restaurants on International Drive. We appreciate you recommending our beautiful pool and you are absolutely right, lounging by our spacious pool area is an excellent... More

Borth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There was a great range of facilities at the motel style resort. The rooms were a generous size with 2 queen size beds (the ones we stayed in). The only minor downside of staying at the resort was that the gym was small and half the equipment was broken. The pool facilities were great, clean towels available for the beds... More

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to hear that you had an amazing stay at Avanti Resort! We are glad that our Double Queen Rooms were spacious for your needs. Thank you for mentioning all the amenities you enjoyed by our beautiful pool area including the beach volleyball court and the Avanti Bar & Grille. You are absolutely right, besides serving refreshing... More

Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My stay at the Avanti Resort was excellent because of how the room was clean, the employes were very polite and i would totally recommend this hotel to all of my friends and family. One of the employees (Ronnie) was really nice and friendly to me and my family cashing us out. i would come to the store everyday to... More

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Haping L, Guest Relations Manager at Avanti International Resort, responded to this review

Sergio, we are delighted to have earned your recommendation based upon your excellent stay at Avanti Resort! We appreciate you sharing how friendly your interactions with our team were and thank you for recognizing our Food & Beverage team member for the great service you received. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve you and we hope to welcome... More

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Address: 8738 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Avanti International Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites International Drive Hotel Orlando
Econo Lodge Inn And Suites International Drive
Econolodge Hotel Orlando
Best Western International Drive
Best Western Plaza International Drive
Econo Lodge Orlando
Best Western Plaza Orlando
Orlando Econo Lodge
Best Western Plaza International Orlando

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After a total renovation, the Avanti Resort is a shining beacon in the heart of activity and dining options on International Drive. This new resort features 652 renovated, comfortable, and contemporary-style guest rooms and suites. All guest rooms are equipped with an in-room coffee maker, mini refrigerator, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, as well as a safe. The oversized pool complex features a kids water play area, beach volleyball, and shuffleboard court. Enjoy casual dining and beverage options without leaving the resort at the Avanti Pool Bar & Grille, along with property-wide WiFi. Avanti is located within walking distance of a variety of dining and shopping, and only a short ride on our shuttle away from major theme park attractions. ... more   less 
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