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“Good value, great staff and heated pool!” 4 of 5 stars
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Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Marriott Village
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   8623 Vineland Avenue, Orlando, FL 32821   |  
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“Good value, great staff and heated pool!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We stayed here one night between cruise and flight back home. Beds were comfy, staff were awesome and the heated pool open till 11 was perfect!! My kids lived swimming in the heated pool and the adults loved relaxing in the hot tub! I wish I had found this place for our disney trip earlier. It's a safe booking unlike some other places around disney.

Room - clean, frig, hair dryer, very nice desk area

Bathroom - needs some general caulking, otherwise very clean

Amenities - no microwave, heated pool was great, towels at pool were great too.

Location - close to disney, shops and food. Close to everything.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Quite a good hotel but missing some key needs for business professionals -

Positives: Courteous staff, clean rooms, good environment, good breakfast for about $15, location is not too from Gaylord convention center, etc.

Negatives:
- Room key kept getting de-magnetized (causing annoying trips down to the front desk almost every day after I would head up to the room after a long time);
- Phones in the room have a big buzz and non-functional for business use (conference calls, etc).
- FREE wireless connectivity was VERY, VERY SLOW - probably the slowest I have seen at any hotel in a long time. The bigger issue I have with this is that there is no "upgrade" to a higher bandwidth wireless connection possible. To get this situation resolved was quite painful with the help desk person unable to hear me to help resolve issues - took multiple calls due to the big buzz sound on the phone. When I was frustrated and called the help desk to speak to the manager, the manager was very courteous, profusely apologized for all the inconvenience and offered a broadband cable (vs. using the wireless) and a $20 card for free access in the business center;

Be forewarned about staying here if you need good wireless access and better phones to do any business from the hotel or room.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights. Was in town for a convention at the Marriott World Village. I was happy with the convienent shuttle location. The location of the hotel to nearby restaurants was great too. Right by over 5 restaurants. Only a $10 cab ride over to downtown Disney. The hotel stay was perfectly comfortable. Nice pool area.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This hotel has had several bad reviews which I cannot understand. We were on a touring holiday where usually you get the naff rooms. However, although we did not get a balcony the room was spacious and very clean. Free coffee in the foyer and coffee making facilities in rooms.

Food accessibility - excellent if you are on a budget. Food court where you could get reasonably priced food from salad to burgers etc. there is also a very good buffet restaurant adjoining the car park. €11 pp.

Transport - if you have your own car then really excellent. However, the attractions can charge car parking fees - €14 at Epcot

There is a great bus service, named IRide which has a terminus 20 mins walk up Vineland Road. (Stop No 42). It serves the International Drive area. Turn left out of hotel and walk past Premium Shopping Outlet. Bus stop is on right side of road.
These buses run every 15 mins.
Cost - €7 for 3 day pass, unlimited use. Children ride free. OAPs are 25c per ride so don't bother with passes if over 60 yrs.
Destinations-Sea World- 15 mins and you get dropped off at gate.
Universal Studios - walk to Stop 42, either get off at Stop 9 (Universal Blvd) and walk over bridge. Follow the crowd and walk another 20 mins. OR. Get off a Stop 8, cross road and catch a Lynx bus no. 37. Cost €2 (OAP €1).
All of International Drive

Walmart - if you like bargains then Walmart is accessible by bus. Again, walk to Stop 42, get off at Stop 7 and walk up road until you a restaurant named Del Paso on left hand side if road, opposite which you will catch a Lynx bus no 37 which will take you directly to Walmart. Rest bargains. Look out for Disney tee shirts etc. about half the price.

Room Tip: A balcony would be nice but as so little time is spent at hotel not really necessary.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights and had no complaints,there are some places to eat in the courtyard ,also in the car park behind the hotel there is the Golden Corral which is very good all you can eat buffet for a very reasonable price.The Bahama Breeze was also very good for lunch, dinner. It was a 20- 25mins walk to the shopping mall,and a taxi to downtown Disney cost about $10.There is a shuttle in the courtyard but we did not use it.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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denver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I am surprised at the cost of the hotel and the good reviews. However, the good reviews were about location, convenience, and friendly staff. These I agree with. But when you go to a hotel that still has wallpaper, popcorn ceilings, and very well worn carpets, you wonder about all the people and germs you are walking into before you. But there is a reason hotels should be updated - and it is not just for modernity and looks. It is also for health and comfort. And, as far as food: there are meat and fried options at the bar, pizza hut pizza and ice cream and overpriced snacks- oh and some iceberg lettuce with some extras that one might call a salad - in the courtyard. I will also add that once I was in a room with a jacuzzi. of 8 jets, 3 worked. That means 5 were clogged.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Overall, this is a modestly priced and comfortable hotel. Actually I booked my room at SpringHills Suites, but they upgraded me to here and offered me complimentary breakfast, since I'm a MR Gold member. The breakfast buffet here is definitely better than the alternatives at SpringHills -- the freshly made omelettes are nice, but the other items in the buffet are very standard and average. The service is quite good.

My only word of caution is that the shuttle service does NOT go to all the Disney theme parks, as advertised, only to the Epcot with a very limited number of service (4 times in the morning on the hours: 8am, 9am, 10am, 11am) and 4 in the evening hours (7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 10:30pm). And, you *MUST* reserve at least 2 hours in advance and can only catch the one you reserve. You'll need to take the shuttles from Epcot to other parks. So, the shuttle services are not as convenient as it may sound on the website (same for SpringHills and Fairfield Inn in the same Marriott Village). If you miss the shuttle by 30 seconds, the only other alternative is to take the taxi (costing about $25-$30 depending on which park you go). Plan accordingly -- renting a car can be a better deal at the end. I caught only 1 day of shuttle and missed all others due to its terrible frequency! The taxi costs added up to be more than the car rental.

Room Tip: My room has a Jacuzzi, but I didn't use it.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 8623 Vineland Avenue, Orlando, FL 32821
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#98 Business Hotel in Orlando
#128 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
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