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Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9000 Bay Hill Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819
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Ranked #106 of 327 hotels in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stay here, what a wonderful place. We do not play golf, we came to Orlando to go to the parks. It did have the feel of an old mountain lodge, the décor was old fashion, but our room was impeccably clean, housekeeping was excellent!! At most other Orlando hotels you always hear people coming in/out at... More

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La Grange Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently came back from a 5 night stay at what I consider one of the finest golf resort/hotels in the country. To say that I am biased in making this assessment is an understatement as I have been coming down to Bay Hill on a regular basis since 1970. This year I was joined by 13 other gentlemen including... More

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Parrish, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed for 2 nights last weekend. I believe in stating all the positives first. So, I loved the old mountain lodge feel and the rooms/bathrooms were nicely done. There was also a lovely balcony. The first thing that we noticed initially walking into the room was how moist the air was. The towels wouldn't even dry... More

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have stayed at Bay Hill a number of times the past. Again we have found the lodge and spa to be excellent and the staff polite and helpful. The golf course was in good condition,the only down side was some rain in the afternoon that said i had a great time and will return again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed for a night and checked in around 4. I was doing a day trip with my 2 kids aged 5 and 3 to Disney and got a good deal for this hotel 93$ per night which I was happy with. Room had 2 queen beds and was clean, had a balcony and free wifi. (no mini bar - BOO... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The place is definitely for the "old" guard country club set. I was sure I was going to see to Thurston Howell, III and Eunice "Lovey" Howell walk through the door any second. Beds were lumpy but some how comfortable. The best part of a room at the lodge was the bathrooms which must have been redone recently as they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! The entire Bay Hill experience is unforgettable! My wife and I throughly enjoyed our time. We were greeted like old time friends when we arrived, and treated as such until we've left. Rooms are quaint, quiet, and have a wonderful view if you're on the golf side. Don't expect a resort, expect and welcomed quiet release.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Don't trust your GPS when trying to find. It will bring you a couple miles deeper into the country club community and the entry sign is blocked by plants so very easy to drive past. If you have no idea where you're going it will be difficult to find. On walking in front desk staff was lounging back with their... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

By far the best golf experience of the year. The food was excellent and you could not ask for a more challenging golf course. The pulled pork was melt in your mouth and the potato salad was just like mom's.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I am not all that picky. However, the room (#412) was VERY moist. It was very uncomfortable. The burlap sacks that they use as pillow covers and comforter are also uncomfortable. The style is old (not a big deal) but because they had old furniture they could not accommodate a flatscreen TV of any reasonable size. The place is VERY... More

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royschindele, Owner at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Lodge, responded to this review

I'm sorry you had a less than par experience & impression.... FYI - The Rooms were renovated completely 5 years ago... down to the rafters... Spent 7 million dollars redoing the 70 room lodge buildings... All the furniture was new, bedding new, top to bottom new. We implemented the latest technology such as key-less entry system... Just waive your room... More

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Address: 9000 Bay Hill Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Lodge 4*
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#23 Spa Hotel in Orlando #31 Luxury Hotel in Orlando #106 Family Hotel in Orlando #106 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
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The Lodge offers complimentary parking & no resort fee, complimentary internet connection/daily use fee (wired or wireless), complimentary local phone charges, complimentary newspaper, complimentary coffee/tea every morning, complimentary Access to the fitness Center. The Bay Hill experience will give you a sense of belonging to a Private Club which features: 280 acre property, 70 Deluxe Rooms, 9000sq ft of meeting space, spa, salon, fitness center, 3 restaurants, 3 bars, pool, tennis courts, golf academy, and enjoy 27 holes of golf only available where Arnold Palmer lives and plays. The Lodge is situated in a quiet, residential neighborhood, rich with history, yet close to all the excitement Orlando has to offer. Bay Hill is just 18 miles / 20 minutes from the Airport, 5 miles from Walt Disney World, 4 miles from Sea World and 3 miles from Universal Studios and the Convention Center. Mr. Palmer's Resort offers 70 Lodge rooms in comfortable surroundings that is more reminiscent of a bed and breakfast getaway than a large tourist resort. Guests, are granted full club privileges during their stay and are invited to enjoy all of the club’s luxury amenities throughout our 280 acre property. BEST KEPT SECRET IN ORLANDO! We are looking forward to hearing from you.Amenities On-Site:• 27 Holes of Championship Golf• 6 Lighted Tennis Courts• Exceptional Dining in Three Locations• Three Restaurants & Lounges• Full-Service Spa and Salon• Fitness Center• Junior Olympic-size Pool• Arnold Palmer Golf Academy• Marina ... more   less 
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