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Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge

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9000 Bay Hill Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-4880
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#72 of 390 in Orlando
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4.5
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4.6
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4.3
The Lodge offers complimentary parking & no resort fee, complimentary internet connection/daily use fee (wired or wireless), complimentary local phone charges, complimentary newspaper, complimentary coffee/tea every morning, complimentary Access to the fitness Center. The Bay Hill experience will give you a sense of belonging to a Private Club which features: 280 acre property, 70 Deluxe Rooms, 9000sq ft of meeting space, spa, salon, fitness center, 3 restaurants, 3 bars, pool, tennis courts, golf academy, and enjoy 27 holes of golf only available where Arnold Palmer lives and plays. The Lodge is situated in a quiet, residential neighborhood, rich with history, yet close to all the excitement Orlando has to offer. Bay Hill is just 18 miles / 20 minutes from the Airport, 5 miles from Walt Disney World, 4 miles from Sea World and 3 miles from Universal Studios and the Convention Center. Mr. Palmer's Resort offers 70 Lodge rooms in comfortable surroundings that is more reminiscent of a bed and breakfast getaway than a large tourist resort. Guests, are granted full club privileges during their stay and are invited to enjoy all of the club’s luxury amenities throughout our 280 acre property. BEST KEPT SECRET IN ORLANDO! We are looking forward to hearing from you.Amenities On-Site:• 27 Holes of Championship Golf• 6 Lighted Tennis Courts• Exceptional Dining in Three Locations• Three Restaurants & Lounges• Full-Service Spa and Salon• Fitness Center• Junior Olympic-size Pool• Arnold Palmer Golf Academy• Marina
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Val709 wrote a review May 24
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania77 contributions65 helpful votes
The golf course is pristine. Overall, lodge is lovely. Furnishings in rooms are dated, no mini fridge (we were able to request a “medication cooler- a small playmate cooler with some ice- hard to manage the safe temperature needed). Smaller flat screen TVs but they did add USB charging stations. Morning coffee service is a plus. We appreciate the dress code and attention by staff.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Denzil M wrote a review Apr 2022
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16 0f us travelled from the uk, stayed on night in the lodges, so we could play golf the next day, checked in late at night due to travelling from sawgrass. First impressions of the accommodation that it looked very dated,rooms were ok but could do with a facelift, no coffee facilties available so just go to bed. Next morning had a great breakfast, then on to play golf, which didn't disappoint an absolutely stunning golf course, another on to tick of the bucket list thank you
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Vivianne P wrote a review Jan 2022
Gateshead, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
We have been here on several occasions and absolutely love it here. The service is 2nd to none and it always feels like coming home. I do however think it is time for a do-over in the bedrooms, the rooms although immaculately clean are dated and need to be refurbished, although I think even if this was not done we will still visit religiously every time we are in the area. Already looking forward to next time
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Date of stay: December 2021
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jack a wrote a review May 2021
Lyndhurst, OHIO4 contributions5 helpful votes
Lets start with the golf course. It was definitely tournament standard. in great condition, fast greens, excellent, knowledgeable Caddie. The clubhouse had an excellent inventory of shirts, memorabilia. The wait staff at the clubhouse bar were very attentive. The Rooms- not so much. The late October warmth was too much for our A/C unit. The room smelled musty, and the decor, a bit dated. I was not allowed to use the fitness center, reserved for members only. That was disappointing. We stayed at Bay Hill to get the opportunity to play the Golf COurse. While my experience on the Golf COurse was excellent, the lodging was simply not up what I would think is Arnold Palmer's standard.....
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Edwelsh wrote a review Apr 2021
North Canton, Ohio4384 contributions687 helpful votes
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We were lucky enough to spend 3 nights in one of the cute little waterfront cottages. We had two bedrooms, each with a king size bed, a living room and kitchen. The best feature was the full screened in porch looking out over the water. We would sit here every morning, drink coffee and watch the different birds come and go. The bed was comfortable, the kitchen had updated appliances and there was a washer dryer combo in the carport closet. We had access to the beautiful pool, so we took advantage of that, got wet and had lunch a couple of days. Just so relaxing and a perfect choice for us.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled
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LuvDCaribbean wrote a review Jan 2021
Edgewood, Kentucky328 contributions347 helpful votes
Clean, friendly, and convenient. Stayed here with friends to play some golf. Only 2 nights. My room was on the 2nd floor - it seemed modern and updated. Some other rooms were being remodeled. The bed was very comfortable as was the room. The bar by the lobby was nice and the service was perfect. There is an outdoor area to sit with some fire pits. The restaurant next to it had a very good breakfast menu. The golf course was immaculate and was our favorite of the 3 we played (The Ritz & Shingle). I highly recommend staying here if you’re wanting to play some golf.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Leigh Huckaby, Owner at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Responded Feb 8, 2021
Thanks so much for taking the time to share feedback from your recent visit to Bay Hill, Ralph. We are so glad to know you enjoyed your experience, and especially appreciate your kind words about the food and the service. We hope you'll come back to stay with again sometime soon.
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Rorga wrote a review Oct 2020
Orlando, Florida31 contributions36 helpful votes
There is an energy here that I cannot describe but I have had the pleasure of enjoying more than once or twice. One needn't be a golf enthusiast to enjoy but that may add to the intrigue. This hotel is a trove of photos, memorabilia, etc. from the career of Arnold Palmer. It also is a most comfortable, non-conforming structure which offers comfort, great food and excellent service. And the energy. I have posted various reviews, but anyone familiar with my posts will realize that this is the only place to which I refer to the energy. It is good. It is safe. It is comfortable. The service staff will please above and beyond. The aforementioned food is of consistent high quality. Enjoying a beverage - perhaps at the hands of Sheryle - will begin a lifelong appreciation and friendship of good people.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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James Joseph wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland10 contributions16 helpful votes
I noticed room rates fell beginning Sunday evening, so I trooped over and reserved a room. The place was teeming with activity, preparation for the MasterCard Bay Hill Invitational, and shuttling groups like Jacobsen Mowing, through a chock full starter's sheet. The course is majestic. I was unable to believe that Rory McIlroy would shoot 7 under, within a month of my hardfought one over par, (after six holes). Though the coverage of the Bay Hill Invitational advertises that is as if Arnie never left, it is simply not quite the same. Mr. Palmer's daughters and grandson now oversee the tournament. The practice facilities are unparalleled, with an especially exhaustive Sand Trap and chipping area. I began my round at 5:00 pm in the heart of winter, hoping to complete 9, but we only made it through six. What I most enjoyed was the pristine wild life, ( a crocodile peered up at me, from the lagoon alongside the sixth tee), which seems undisturbed by golfers. The homes along the fairways are impeccable, open and well lit as nightfall approaches. This is a serious place, with a fairly constrained dinner menu, but within a short drive of world class cuisine. Please go here, it is a most unsurpassed experience!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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reloader22 wrote a review Feb 2020
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom369 contributions84 helpful votes
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Stayed here for a short stay . Feels very much a country club type feel where everyone knows your name . I'm sure if we stayed here for longer than 2 days all the stay would have known us it's that friendly . Staff were amazing , friendly and efficient. Room was decent size and there are plenty facilities here that we didn't use . Breakfast was extra . Evening meal was wonderful . Clubhouse and golf course is here aswell . All in all a great place to stay in a fairly central location
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Go25942924836, Marketing Manager at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Responded Feb 11, 2020
Thanks so much for taking the time to rate your stay and provide us with feedback about your experience. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit; we especially appreciate your kind remarks about our staff. It is the goal of each of our staff members to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable, a tradition established by Mr. and Mrs. Palmer. We hope you will choose to stay with us again upon your next trip to Orlando; it would be our pleasure to have you back at Bay Hill.
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Susan M wrote a review Jan 2020
Evergreen, Colorado7 contributions12 helpful votes
2 night stay with golf. Practice facilities and golf course outstanding. Course well managed and beautifully maintained. Pace of play excellent. Caddy Mike was easy, fun and very helpful. pro shop, cart girl and staff were all solid and attentive! Room was nice but very dated .... ancient TV, old bones with very few updates. No coffee, ironing board in room. Things seemed stuck in time and influenced the experience. The lodge physically needs a remodel.... it didn’t match the quality of the staff and golf course.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Definitely ask for room facing course
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Response from Go25942924836, Public Relations Manager at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Responded Jan 7, 2020
Thanks for taking the time to rate your stay, as well as for the kind remarks about our golf course and staff members. Your feedback regarding the room furnishings and TV is also appreciated. Our management team is indeed working on a plan to update the Lodge rooms in the near future and will consider our guests' needs when making those enhancements. We hope you'll come back to stay with us again in the near future.
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$180 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (2.8 miles), Discovery Cove (4.7 miles), and Universal's Islands of Adventure (2.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Melting Pot, Strong Water Tavern, and Chatham's Place.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting City Hall (9.7 miles).
Is Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.