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“Better than expected and CLEAN” 5 of 5 stars
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Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   7900 Mystic Dunes Lane, Celebration, FL 34747   |  
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Celebration
Wilmington, Delaware
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Better than expected and CLEAN”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I purchased a week at this property for a low price as a secret hotel on Hotwire. The mixed reviews had me a little concerned, however, we stayed at another Diamond Resorts property recently and were quite impressed, so we were excited to try it out... Well, the grounds are meticulous, check-in and check-out were a breeze, we had a 1br deluxe that was say, refreshed, but certainly not renovated. It was clean, quiet, well stocked, and the mattress on the sofa was brand new. Parking was never a problem and it was refreshing that no resort fee or parking fee was charged. The pools were stocked with fresh towels, bathrooms were clean, and the landscape beautiful. The staff was friendly and helpful throughout our stay, and the room service option served large portions of decent food at a fair price. Great location for any of the theme parks with easy access to major highways. The only negative thing to say is that there is no Wi-Fi in the rooms, and there is a charge to use the internet from your room. That being said, there is free Wi-Fi in the check-in area, and the limited access just kept us doing other things, like enjoying our free time instead of checking in with work. I would even go so far as to say our family is looking into purchasing into the timeshares at Diamond Resorts, although we have yet to sit through one of those dreaded presentations - it seems the property does a good job at selling itself!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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jacksonville
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We got this room on Priceline.com for next to nothing. We are experienced Priceline negotiators and do experience one-star rooms often if we try for a cheaply negotiated room during peak season. This time, we were greatly surprised and pleased with Mystic Dune Golf and Country Club. We own two weeks at a competor Time Share in Kissimmee, which we absolutely love and wouldn't trade. However, the amenities and rooms in Mystic Dunes were comparable, as was the pool. The reception staff was warm and welcoming, even after we told them were only there for the night and we would be checking into our TimeShare down the road the next for a week. We very much enjoyed our stay and will make it a point to come back again for more than one night! Well worth the price.

Room Tip: We were only there one night, but there were no issues at all with anything during this trip.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We stayed 5 nights in a 1 bedroom deluxe. We arrived to check-in around 2:00pm and requested a suite on the top floor near a pool. The clerk said he had nothing available but would put the request in for one to be prepared, asked us to leave our cell phone number and he would contact us as soon as it was available. We decided to go to the grocery store to get a few necessities and take a ride around to find out what was in the area (the location is within a few miles of all Disney parks). We waited until 5:00pm to return to the resort (not having received the call that our room was ready). As we returned to the office we received a call from a different clerk stating that our room was not going to be ready anytime soon and offered us an upgraded suite at a discounted rate, which seemed like an ok deal but left us feeling like we were being tricked into purchasing an upgrade because they prey on people who are tired from traveling and just want to get into their rooms. We accepted the upgrade because of these exact reasons. The room was very clean, located on the top floor of building 18, which is nearest the courtyard pool. This area was nice and quiet and located near the entrance of the resort (the resort is huge). As I stated the suite was very clean, but very dated (the television was older then my daughter who has graduated from college), however it does seem they are trying to renovate most of the room/buildings and I imagine that a complex this size does require extra time to renovate. We had an awesome view of Magic Kingdom's fireworks in the evening. While we were there we visited 3 of the 4 pools, all pools were very clean and well stocked with towels. We enjoyed the Courtyard Pool because it was very quiet and relaxing with plenty of chairs in the shade. We visited the Lagoon Pool a few days in the afternoon and found it to be very crowded and noisy as this is the pool with water slide and tiki bar. We enjoyed a few cocktails at the tiki bar and found the bartender (Leila) to be very friendly and enjoyed making whatever drink you wanted. The Terrace Pool was very similar to the Courtyard Pool but a lot more people. We had dinner a few evening at the restaurant Kenzie’s and found the food to be below average. We ordered a few different items off the menu and really didn’t find anything that wowed us. They have a different theme every night and our favorite was Caribbean Night (they had a guy playing steel drums and the food was themed after the Caribbean). The resort is very large and private off of the main road; we rented a car and are extremely glad we did. The resort offers shuttle service to several parks (with limited times) as well as to/from all of the resort amenities and was very easy to arrange, just dial 1 from your room or ask the pool attendant or the bartender to call for the shuttle and within a few minutes they were there. All staff we encountered was super friendly! We were not approached about sitting through the sale pitch, which we had decided we were going to decline. We have been to many timeshare resorts in Florida/US and found Mystic Dunes to be below average as far as room quality and amenities. However, we scored an awesome deal on Hotwire.com and paid practically nothing compared to others we chatted with. I am confident to say that we would not return to this resort because it is too large and needs many renovations. This place was very nice but just not our style.

Room Tip: Request a renovated room! We were located in 18409 had an awesome view of the fireworks at disney...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Our family stayed here for a week and visited Disney and Universal. It was a 10-15 minute drive to the Disney parks, and about a 30-minute drive to Universal. Located in a quiet area but still close to restaurants, shops, grocery stores, etc. The villa was very spacious and comfortable. It was nice to have our own kitchen, private screened patio, laundry, and living room. The kids loved playing in the pool and doing the craft activties organized by the resort. The restaurant service was great and the food was good and reasonably priced.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Clearwater, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This was our second time staying here. The rates were great and the grounds are beautiful. My husband plays golf and has enjoyed playing there last time. however this time it rained the day before and the course was in bad shape, however there was no incentive given to play and they charged regular rates. I thought it would have been a good gesture to offer a discounted rate to golfers as the course was muddy. We spent most of the time at the pool, which was great. I loved staying there and will probably go back.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Brunswick, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

we love staying here. This trip was our second time and we plan on staying there again in the fall. The resort has some nice pools and the putt-putt was fun. Its clean and spacious. we had a separate bedroom, kitchen,washer dryer, and pull out sofa bed in the living room. the wi-fi stinks but that was ok.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Central Islip, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

This resort was beautiful inside and out. I would highly recommend they find a better cleaning crew though. I got into the shower and there was hair all over it and you could tell the walls had just been sprayed and not cleaned. The one bedroom villa was nice and spacious with updated appliances. I wouldn't recommend signing up for the timeshare presentation as my husband and I were told its better to buy a timeshare than a home by 3 different people. They practically pushed us into a wall. Overall, Taylor the front desk agent should get a raise or promotion...she was awesome.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 7900 Mystic Dunes Lane, Celebration, FL 34747
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Location: United States > Florida > Celebration
Amenities:
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 ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Celebration
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mystic Dunes Resort & Golf Club 3.5*
Number of rooms: 652
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