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Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8501 Palm Parkway, Orlando, FL 32836
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Ranked #179 of 328 hotels in Orlando
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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ocala, fl
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed four nights at this hotel located in Buena Vista, FL. The hotel is in an excellent area for visiting either a Disney or Universal park. We have stayed at this hotel in the past and like our past stays this one was also super. We were checked in by a Mr. Harris. He thanked me... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Wilson: First let me thank you for being such a loyal member and for the kind words. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope during your next visit we get to meet so I can put a face to your name. Hope to see you next time, Kind Regards, DJ McCarthy More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We use this hotel when we are driving through Orlando and want to spend time at Downtown Disney. The proximity is great. The rates are usually very reasonably. We received a courtesy upgrade to a suite on the first floor right off the pool last time which was wonderful. This is a great hotel. Breakfast buffet is good. We have... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Ashley L: Thank you for the great review. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to deliver exceptional service in the future. Best Regards, David McCarthy General Manager / Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista Centre More

Seattle, WA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to Orlando about 14 times in the last 10 years, staying sometimes in a Disney hotel, but usually in an off property location. You should stay here. Here's why: the staff, location and at the end of the day if you are visiting on a Disney vacation, the amenities and conveniences are great. Check in and out are... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear bothell2boise: Thank you so much for such kind words. I will be sure to share your comments with my staff. Everything we do and how we train our staff is aimed at providing you and our future guests with an excellent hotel experience. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to deliver... More

Boca Raton
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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Somewhat aged or tired Courtyard Marriott. The good: staff was very friendly and very accommodating. The lobby was nice for our rather large group that frequently met up there in the evening...it has a nice long table, several lounge chairs, a large TV and a bar. The room rate we had was very good. The not as good: The beds... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Travelinsider: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience. We are delighted to hear that you felt that our hotel staff was very friendly and the lobby was nice. on the other hand I'm sorry you felt the beds were to small and the room was outdated. Everything we do is aimed at providing you... More

Gulfport, Florida, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was great, including the bartender at night. Rooms are starting to show their wear and tear. Usually courtyards are more business related hotels but I would label this as more families for Disney which is understandable with their location.

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Jokerz24: Thank you for the review. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to deliver exceptional service in the future. Best Regards, David McCarthy General Manager / Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista Centre More

Tampa, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stay at this hotel every time we go to Disney for its convenience and great price. It is located very close to Downtown Disney and other great restaurants and shops. Parking is free and there is a great breakfast buffet with Mickey shaped waffles that you can make yourself. Great choice for FL residents.

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Lauren M.: Thank you for the review and your repeat business. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to deliver exceptional service in the future. Best Regards, David McCarthy General Manager / Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista Centre More

Omaha, Nebraska
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We used this as our base camp for our excursions to the various parks in Orlando. It's close to both Disney and Seaworld. I will start by saying it does not look like a conventional Courtyard that I'm used to. I'd say the property might have started as a Comfort Suites or similar motelish brand. As others have noted, the... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear ronin308: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience. I know we had a few issues cutting over with the new internet but based on your comments would it be possible to email me directly with which room you stayed in so that I can research the internet signal as well as the A/C odor?... More

ponte vedra fl
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Not much time here. I have a big presentation in about an hour, and here I find myself writing a review which I rarely do - only when I have an exceptional experience, or an awful one. This is the latter. Will keep brief: -Hotel should be a Days Inn or Econo Lodge -The internet, my biggest beef, is just... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear dan c: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience. However, based on your comments your stay was unsatisfactory and for that I sincere apologies for the inconvenience you experienced. Regarding your comments around the internet, we finally went live with a new provider and have had overwhelming positive comments from our guests since. I... More

Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My kudos go out to the team at the Courtyard even though we did have a couple of issues during our stay. Harris (one of the managers) took care of our problems quickly! The hotel has WiFi but during our stay they were in the process of updating their Internet and that was one of the main reasons for choosing... More

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Darlene C.: Thank you for the kind words and great review. I will certainly recognize the associates you've commented on for providing you with such great service. You’re a valued customer; everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience. Best Regards, David McCarthy General Manager / Courtyard by Marriott Lake Buena Vista Centre More

Sarasota, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed here for one night again before checking into our Disney resort. The beds are still comfortable and the location is perfect. We love this hotel and their service is consistent and good. This was our third or fourth time here and we will be back. The breakfast buffet is a must before a looong day at the parks!

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David M, General Manager at Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre, responded to this review

Dear Robert V.: Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience and for the great review. We are delighted to hear that you felt that our hotel "beds are still comfortable and the location is perfect. We love this hotel and their service is consistent and good". Everything we do is aimed at providing you with... More

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Address: 8501 Palm Parkway, Orlando, FL 32836
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
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Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista at Vista Centre 3*
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Courtyard Vista Centre
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#21 Best Value Hotel in Orlando #149 Family Hotel in Orlando #179 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
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