First things first, this isn't a resort, it's a hotel. They can call it whatever they want, but going in know this is a hotel a bit above your typical Holiday inn.
The room was nice - we stayed in a studio - big bed, wet bar, small bathroom. Wish the bathroom was a little bigger, but can't complain.
Have two complaints - the maid service never could seem to work at what I would call "normal hours." In most hotels, the maids are usually in and out between about 11 and 3. Only once during the week did they come before 3, and most visits happened around 4 or 5. This was during our midday breaks, so we only ended up getting fresh towels once.
The other complaint was that the wifi service went down for most of the week and the desk mostly blew it off. I called to ask after it was down for the second day and they said that it was being switched over from a password protected network to an open network and didn't know when or if it would be fixed during our stay (it wasn't). I don't need wifi, but if you are charging a resort fee for little other reason than for parking and wifi, it seems lousy to have half of that reason lost.
We did not eat at the restaurant or bar, but the breakfast looked like what you would expect. It was not a part of our package and cost about ten dollars, which seemed a bit steep for some hotel pan eggs and bacon.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This full-service, all-suite, luxury boutique hotel has a combination of junior suites (sleeping up to 4), one-bedroom suites (sleeping up to 4) and two-bedroom suites (sleeping up to 8). One- and Two-bedroom suites include a full kitchen, washer/dryer and balcony or patio. Junior suites include mini-fridge and microwave. The resort is a Universal Partner Hotel, and located less than 1 mile from Universal theme parks. It offers scheduled theme park shuttles to Universal, SeaWorld, Wet 'n Wild and Walt Disney World. And the Orlando Convention Center is just 2 miles down the road. Resort amenities include an outdoor heated pool, whirlpool, business center, fitness center and lobby lounge. Daily buffet breakfast is served at The Barista. After 11 a.m., guests can get snacks, coffees and sandwiches. And the new poolside Cabana Bar & Grill serves a varied menu of sandwiches, burgers, pizza and salads. Plus, you can get frosty drinks and cocktails, all served poolside. This resort is consistently rated in the top 10 of 339 hotels in Orlando, by TripAdvisor reviewers. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Point Orlando Hotel Orlando
- The Point Hotel Orlando