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“ok , but not fantastic” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Star Island Resort and Club

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Star Island Resort and Club
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   5000 Avenue of the Stars, Kissimmee, FL 34746   |  
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Ranked #23 of 158 Hotels in Kissimmee
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“ok , but not fantastic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2005

We stayed at the Starr Island resort from Dec. 30 to Jan 1, 2005. I have to say that the resort was very nice and clean. The only reason we choose this resort for our trip to Disney world was because another couple that went down with us were time share members. Check in went smoothly. We had a spacious room it was a"A" unit- it has a living room with microwave, supplies, sink and mini refrigerator and a room with 2 double beds.We only paid 99$ per night thru travelocity, the rate on the door said 175$, which I thought still wouldnt be bad if you had kids.
My complaint about the resort was that we were on the third floor, with no elevator, so stairs were the only option. There was no maid service which i didnt know about, but it wasnt the end of the world. There was a bag of garbage and 2 bins of linens that sat out in front of our room for the entire stay. I dont believe any guest stayed in the "B" unit, since I only saw staff members go in and out of that room. At night they would do laundry at 2am in that unit. The washing machine banged all night long and they would ring the door bell to get in. plus our toilet ran constantly. When we complained nothing was done, no apology, they just said that the "B" unit does have a washer and dryer.
Friends of ours had the same room as us,which they were disappointed with because they were time share members. However, on there last night stay they had to switch room bec. they were staying an extra night and got this amazing suite. It had a full kitchen, king size bed, large hot tub and huge bathroom. Overall our stay was so, so. I guess if we had children it would have been worth it.

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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2005

After reading some of the reviews from earlier in the year I was very leary to stay at star island.We had been there before when it was brand new about 7 years ago. We checked in on Christmas day and found the staff to be very courteous and friendly.Our unit the "A" side was small but very clean and no sign of "bed bugs". The bathroom floor needed some attention and with one phone call it was taken care of. We traded into this resort and got a studio-still wondering about that as we traded a 1 bedroom.Facilities were good pool beautiful with daily activities for the kids.Good security and nice amenities. Check out at 10 am but the staff very accomodating about letting you hang at the pool after check out until afternoon.

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Address: 5000 Avenue of the Stars, Kissimmee, FL 34746
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Kissimmee
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 Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Kissimmee
#5 Spa Hotel in Kissimmee
#5 Business Hotel in Kissimmee
#12 Top resorts Hotel in Kissimmee
#17 Romantic Hotel in Kissimmee
#19 Family Hotel in Kissimmee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Star Island Resort and Club 3*
Number of rooms: 466
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Star Island resort is a Mediterranean styled resort and spa located just minutes from all of central Florida's major attractions, while still offering the quiet relaxation of luxurious accommodations with a multitude of amenities and activities. Relax in one of our spacious suites or villas with all of the comforts of home. All units include a full kitchen or mini kitchen and our largest unit can sleep up to 8 of your family and friends. Amenities include water sports, tennis, driving range, basketball, supervised family and children's activities and so much more. Visit Star Island for your unique vacation experience. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Star Island Resort And Club Hotel Kissimmee
Star Island Hotel
Island Star
Star Island Resort Orlando
Fairfield Star Island Resort

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