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“Enjoyable stay during Spring Break” 4 of 5 stars
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Vacation Village at Parkway
2.5 of 5 Condominium   |   2949 Arabian Knights Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747   |  
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Garner, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Enjoyable stay during Spring Break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were guests of a timeshare owner during the week of Easter and had a great time. Great location, nice clean pool and the bed actually slept pretty good! I would recommend this property to anyone who wants a convenient location to visit the Orlando area.

I would love to see more luggage carts and control over the use of said carts so that everyone has access when the need arises. Check out day was difficult for most everyone we saw because the rolling carts were no where to be found when the busy check out time came.

Room Tip: The rooms that don't overlook the pool are the quietest. Our room had a pool that closed at 10p...
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  • Stayed March 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our TripAdvisor readers. We’re sorry you had an issue locating a rolling cart. Normally they are available but during high occupancy times like the week of Easter/ spring break, it may take some time locating a cart during busy check-out times. We’re happy that you enjoyed your Easter vacation with us and we hope you return so that we may continue to prove that we are the best choice for lodging for your family when visiting Orlando.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Great place to stay
Near all restaurants
Public is close by
Wallmart is near
Rooms are ok nothing great
But clean and tidy
Free shuttle to public anytime
Would recommend defiantly coz of the price and location

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Thank you for your recommendation. We’re happy that we could supply you with a great vacation and that you appreciate the value we offer our guests. We hope to welcome you back to Vacation Village at Parkway the next time you’re in Orlando.
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Nashville, Tennessee
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We first stayed in Vacation Village in October '08. Now, 4-1/2 years later, we stayed there again. The building we stayed in was new during our last stay, so I was curious as to how well the property is maintained. I specifically asked for the same building and floor and they were able to accommodate my request (Building 15, top floor). The carpet in the main hallway was noticeably more traffic-worn, but the units (we had both A and B again) were still in really good condition. Being on the top floor, we didn't have to endure noise from above (my reason for requesting a top floor). The floor in the units are tiled, so noise does transfer to the units below. I recommend asking for the top floor, if available.

There are now two newer buildings (16 and 17) and another under construction. During our next stay, I will probably request a unit in one of the newer buildings. However, I was not at all disappointed in our week-long stay in Building 15.

We didn't take advantage of the pool on the property (we were at Disney every day), but I saw several people going to/from the pool each day.

Check-in and check-out was a snap. We got there about 1-hour ahead of the normal check-in time, and they were able to get us in ahead of time. The line was short even though we went during a busy time (spring break). We called housekeeping once for additional towels and they were delivered quickly.

This property is just minutes from Disney, and there's several restaurants within close proximity. When we return to the area in a few years, I will definitely stay at this property again.

Room Tip: If possible, request a top floor to eliminate noise from above. I would request a unit in Building 1...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful review! There is no better compliment we can receive than knowing that our guests entrust us with their family vacations again and again. We’re truly blessed with great accommodations and a perfect location in Orlando and we’re happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Vacation Village at Parkway the next time you’re in the area.
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Simcoe, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We stayed at Vacation Village At Parkway, in Kissimmee, in mid-March 2013. Our 3 week vacation was split between 3 resorts.....Star Island Resort, then Vacation Village.....then Lake Eve Resort.
Vacation Village was, by far, our favourite resort for many reasons. We stayed in building 12 in room #503 (we had 2 apartments together)...facing the boardwalk and family picnic area. It was a beautiful and peaceful view, and when we go again, we will surely request this view. We were impressed with the fine workmanship of every aspect of our rooms. Often, resort buildings and rooms can look nice from afar (or in photos) but once you examine them closely, it's obvious that they were just thrown together by workers trying to get the job done quickly, and who didn't take the time to put their hearts into the results. Vacation Village was obviously built with love....baseboards, tiling, etc. were immaculate. The cleanliness and care of the buildings and grounds was outstanding! We were impressed with the ongoing care and maintenance of each and every area on the resort. Every area even smelled clean! The staff were friendly and accommodating....and always smiling. :) The kitchens (we had 2) were well-stocked (however we weren't aware that they supplied the dishwasher soap until a few days before we left, so bought some ourselves). The dishwashers (we had 2) worked well, as did all of the appliances supplied. We loved that there was so much tiling throughout our rooms.....easy to clean and less chance of lingering dust mites. The beds were so comfortable and the bedding was comfy. The towels were plush and plentiful.....and lots of towels at the pool, which weren't monitored (unlike other resorts where we experienced an uncomfortable limit and monitoring system, which made us feel like potential criminals...lol). The location of Vacation Village is close to all necessary amenities....Publix, restaurants, shopping.....all just a short walk away. Everything about Vacation Village was pleasant and inviting....and we will surely return on our next trip from Canada to Kissimmee. Thanks Vacation Village At Parkway!!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Wow! Thank you for the glowing recommendation of Vacation Village at Parkway Resort! Guest reviews are a valuable tool for those who are planning trips and your comments will surely assist others with their plans. It’s our goal to provide great vacations and we’re happy that we’ve succeeded in making your visit a memorable one. We look forward to sharing our hospitality with you again the next time you’re on vacation in sunny Kissimmee!
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

My husband and I were gifted a week at this resort by timeshare-owning family members. Check in was very smooth and we were even upgraded to a larger room than what we were originally scheduled to be in! We stayed in building 17 and thought it was extremely nice. The room was large, had a full kitchen and large bathroom, Jacuzzi tub, lovely balcony, and probably the most comfortable beds we've ever slept on at a hotel or resort. The pool for this building was really large and very well maintained, plus there was a spa/jetted pool also. My only complaint was the noise level caused by the kitchen chairs being moved above us. We got up fairly early (5:30-6:00) most mornings, but on the days we tried to sleep in the noise from the people above us moving those chairs on the tile floors woke us up several times. It honestly is very, very loud. I read of other people complaining about it on here before we stayed there, and I definitely agree that it is a problem.

Other than that, we loved the resort and would absolutely stay there again. I can only hope the resort invests in some of those little things you put on the bottom of furniture to stop rubbing/noise, or maybe even put a rug under the kitchen tables. Anything would be better than nothing.

Room Tip: Request one of the newer buildings, such as 16-17 or 18-19. If staying in 16-17, ask for a room not...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Thank you and congratulations! We’re honored that you chose our resort for such an important occasion in your lives. We’re sorry for the noises you heard from above your room. We’ll definitely consider your suggestions and we appreciate you submitting them. We’re thrilled that you enjoyed your accommodations and that we were able to provide a memorable honeymoon for you. We look forward to sharing our hospitality with you (maybe on your 1st anniversary?) soon!
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Prince Albert
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I stayed in Vacation Village at Parkway Feb. 2013 .... we had an A-C two bedrooms .... actually, two separate apartments... both came with huge kitchen, fully stocked, a jacuzzi tub, large shower, kingsize bed, tv in bedroom and living room, balcony, pool, bbq's, better than I expected... The staff were wonderful, very helpful and they had a shuttle bus that would take you many places you might want to go to.... ie... different resturants, over to Celebration Place, (check it out) They have a tour bus daily that takes you to Universal Studios, Epcot and Sea World.... I thought it was awesome! Very Clean and Friendly/helpful staff... Would absolutely recommend it...

Room Tip: Buildings 18-19 were great but choose the even numbers as the noise from the hwy is on the odd side...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Vacation Village at Parkway Resort! We strive on a daily basis to offer our guests a first class vacation and we greatly appreciate compliments such as yours. We look forward to welcoming your family back to Orlando soon!
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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

Wondeful resort close to Disney with fee shuttle to the parks. Rooms re great timeshare units with all the necessaary items to be your home away from home.. many pools to choose from and lots of activities too. Would highly recommend.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vacationvillage, Guest Relations Manager at Vacation Village at Parkway, responded to this review, April 8, 2013
Glad to read you had a great time with us Vacation Village at Parkway Resort! Being close to the amusement parks in Orlando is definitely a plus, but we feel our “home-like” accommodations and resort amenities are our best features. We’re glad you noticed! Thanks for writing and we hope to welcome you back soon.
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Address: 2949 Arabian Knights Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Kissimmee
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 56 Specialty Lodging in Kissimmee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vacation Village at Parkway 2.5*
Number of rooms: 1327
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