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Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   8451 Palm Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32836-6414 (Formerly Celebrity Resorts)   |  
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Ranked #167 of 327 Hotels in Orlando
Naples, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great accommodations”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My family stayed at this resort during our last trip to Orlando. There were 5 adults and 2 children and the rooms were so spacious we had plenty of room. My one and only complaint is that you are told at check in that there is no smoking in the rooms which is great as we are a non smoking family so it was disappointing that our room smelt of cigarette smoke. We did tell the office but nothing was done. We would stay here again as the condos are big and have everything you need.

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Michael S, Guest Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, April 23, 2014
Hi longcox

Thanks so much for the kind words and we will definitely investigate the smoking experience you encountered. We look forward to having you come vacation with us again real soon.

Warm Regards
Legacy Vacation Club
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We recently had our family reunion in Orlando Florida. We decided to stay at the Legacy Vacation Club in Orlando. Perfect location! We were super close to the Disney theme parks (like 5 minutes away), which was great since we had five toddlers in our party. The pools and amenties at the resort were super nice too. They had a nice bar at the pool and a store where they sold snacks and food as well. Also, there was a grill at the pools. The grill was super nice. Also, we made bbq chicken and cheddar burgers one night. I felt bad that we made a huge mess on the grill. I asked to clean the grill, and they insisted on cleaning it. The next day we noticed that the grill looked clean as ever! The mini golf course was very nice too, and FREE (unlike a lot of Marriott resorts that charge you $30 per week per person!). They had a basketball court that they just resurfaced and several tennis courts. The room was very nice and clean. As we were checking out, we noticed trucks with brand new air conditioner systems and brand new sleeper sofas being placed in every unit. The gardens were very well manicured. We would stay at this resort again!!!

  • Stayed March 2014, 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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Michael S, Public Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, April 1, 2014
Hi Robin

Thanks so much for the kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit us again real soon!

Warm Regards
Guest Relations
Legacy Vacation Club
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Orlando, Florida, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

There was only one pool located at the front of the property, so we didn't get much use. We booked through Travelocity and received very affordable rates. This was a one bedroom, one bath, with living room area (with sofa sleeper) , Dining area, kitchen with washer and dryer. It was an absolutely perfect space for our three-person family. The bathtub had jets and was large enough to seat 2 people. Very clean. We spent two days at a local theme-park, so we only needed to use at night for dinner and such. I would definitely recommend to friends and families.

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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Michael S, Guest Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, March 26, 2014
Hi relaxuremind

Thanks so much for the kind words and we are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Please come back and visit us again real soon.

Warm Regards
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Legacy Vacation Club
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Seminole, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Lets, face it, when in the Orlando area it gets exhausting to do Disney or Universal every day. We always get a two-bedroom, two-bath when we stay here. It's just like having a condo away from home. This resort has planned activities for everyone and there are so many things to do right there on the grounds. Each of these rooms has a full kitchen so we can even stay in to eat. We never have to leave the property, if we chose not to.

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  • Stayed April 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Michael S, Guest Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, March 17, 2014
Hi Anna

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice review and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit us again real soon!

Warm Regards
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Legacy Vacation Club
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is the second time in a year that we have rented a vacation villa through Legacy. I dont thinkni will ever rent a hotel again in the Disney area. For only about $10 more per night as opposed to a Disney resort or nearby hotel, we had a 4 bedroom 3 bath house with a pool. Might seem like much for an area where most of your time should be spent out seeing things but 3 things make this a smart choice. Washer and dryer. Full kitchen with utensils and cookware (saves on restaurants), and the fact that your kids can make just about as much noise as they want. So shared walls with neighbors or a co stant need to hush the kids for fear of waking up others. Love it.

Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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Michael S, Guest Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Dear Musicman

Thanks so much for writing such a nice review as we really appreciate the kind words. We always want to provide the best value for our guests.

Please come back and visit us again real soon.

Warm Regards
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Nebraska, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a week here. We were very happy. Our 1 bedroom suite was quite spacious, 3 or 4 people could stay here. The kitchen was clean, well stocked and had all the appliances you could need. The king bed was clean, but the mattress a bit too firm for our tastes. The bathroom was clean and well stocked also. The location is just across the street from many places to eat and a couple grocery stores are walking distance also. The theme parks are very close. We rented a car because we wanted to explore other things in Orlando, and the location was very convenient. We arrived at 1130PM and were checked in by a security guard and were given no information on a time share breakfast, how cleaning is handled, what to do if we run out of supplies (we did run out of tissue in the restroom), etc etc. We had a family staying in the adjoining room but we barely heard them. I just don't understand how people can complain about this place. For the price, I feel we got an excellent suite and would love to stay there again. There is no way anyone can see in your bathroom, I don't understand why they say that. We only got to use the pool and hot tub once, but they wer nice and we had it to ourselves. We found the computer area off the lobby by accident, no one told us that was available. The one thing we missed was some sort of balcony to open up to sit out and enjoy the beautiful weather or your morning cup of coffee. It was all very clean and I feel it is a great place to stay while in the area.

Room Tip: All of the 1 bedroom suites are connected to another unit, but this was not a bad experience at all...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Michael S, Guest Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, January 10, 2014
Hi Lori

Thanks so much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to having you come back and visit us again real soon!

We will inform the manager in regard to your additional comments.

Warm regards,
Guest Relations
Legacy Vacation Club
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Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We are so happy we decided to stay at this Legacy Vacation Resort located on Palm Parkway. On a previous trip to Disney/Lake Buena Vista we stopped by the legacy to check it out for another future visit we were planning. Sylvia, who greeted us with a smile and a warm hello was more than happy to show us the property and the room styles available. We booked a one bedroom full suite for the Christmas holidays, arriving on Dec. 25th. The Legacy is located nicely near the Disney parks, the resort is quiet, located away from the busy and traffic heavy street....very easy to get to. Upon our arrival Sylvia once again made us feel most welcome. Our suite was very clean, well maintained and stocked. The few items we did ask for we're immediately delivered to us by a very nice young man who always had a smile on his face and a cheery " no problem at all" response to our thank you's.
We feel so fortunate to have found this gem of a resort. We live in the Midwest, and visit Florida/Disney 4-5 times a year. We are in our 60’s, annual Disney Pass holders, and most of the time we stay at the various Disney resorts. it was so very nice to stay at the Legacy....it was quiet and a nice difference from the normally quite busy Disney resorts. The grounds and landscaping were perfect...the pool was heated to such a comfortable temperature for December! That was a huge plus on a few of the more chillier mornings.
We were able to make our breakfasts in the morning in our full kitchen. It's nice to have that option when you just want to grab something " at home" before you go out.
We enjoyed our stay at the Legacy Vacation resort on Palm Parkway so much, we've reserved another stay with them in March! Can't wait! Thank you Sylvia...see you soon!

  • Stayed December 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Michael S, Guest Relations Manager at Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista, responded to this review, January 10, 2014
Hi Victoria

Thanks so much for your review and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We will let Sylvia know the kind words. Come back and visit us again real soon.

Warm regards,
Guest Relations
Legacy Vacation Club
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Address: 8451 Palm Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32836-6414 (Formerly Celebrity Resorts)
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#30 Best Value Hotel in Orlando
#40 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#159 Family Hotel in Orlando
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Legacy Vacation Resorts-Lake Buena Vista Hotel Orlando
Celebrity Resort Orlando
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