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Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resorts
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
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“Excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Check in was very late 3am late fly and the reservation employee were waiting for us, very Nice experience. ;-)
The condo, 2/2 luxury accomodations, nice pools, a lot of activities, nice landscaping, I will recommended to all my friends and family.

  • Stayed January 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I had a great time here with my family from Venezuela, they were very impressed with the resort and thought it was impeccable. Victor and his kids where a bit overwhelmed at first with the amount of things to do but were able to sink in to the vacation with ease poolside. They highly recommended it to their friends and other relatives and were very overall.

Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Oswego, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

After reading the reviews on this resort I was a little apprehensive about staying here. Following some of the recommendations made on tripadvisor the stay enjoyable. We did not take the tour and we did not answer the phone. While some of the furniture was dated on the whole the room was comfortable. We had a 2 bedroom suite. They had put new carpet and a good size flat screen tv in. The kitchen utensils were a little lacking. If you plan on doing much cooking I suggest you bring your own nonstick pans as the ones provided are very hard to clean. The barbecue grills were very good but sparely located. There was only one picnic table at each area which made the lay down area for your food limited if someone else was there. The workout area was small for the size resort. I had to wait a few mornings for a treadmill and there there was only one old universal weight machine for the whole resort. We did enjoy our stay and would return.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We enjoyed the summer bay houses again this year and honestly, can it get any better ?
Why yes ! They are building a bunch of new ones to go with the 20 they already have.
Condo's are good also as we switched over to them on the second week.

We did have a little issue at the start of our second week, but I tell you one thing........
They sure take their resort serious and dealt with everything quickly and with professionalism.
One cannot ask for anything more than that.
We wish to thank everyone, Front desk staff, Housekeeping, Security and Management for looking after us to make sure everything was done to make sure we were comfortable.

The pools here are fantastic and the private house pool is a constant 84 degrees while the others are around 78 or so...still nice.
Plenty to do and security is very good and you feel very safe.....
The timeshare deal is the same as alway and if you spend the 3 hours, you get a decent breakfast and a tour with some high pressure sales pitch when you return....Just say NO NO !
After an hour of No , they cough up your gift and you have a beautiful dinner for 4 on them.

Getting a house is tough and if you book the condo's be advised they have Condo's or Villa's. The Villa's are older and have been redone but still can be noisy as they are older construction.
The condo's being newer have great features with Granite, double baths and plenty of room
The 3 bedrooms have a separate door in the hall so not adjoined other than in the hallway.
Perfect set-up ........Enjoy !

Room Tip: Try to book the Condo's first is available.....You will enjoy either way though.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Beautiful resort, friendly staff, first class accomodations and plenty of outside heated saltwater pools and exceptionally large hot tubs. What a beautiful place. A trivial point is that the pool towels are small. Overall it was a wonderful experience that we would highly recommend.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Bullard, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

My wife and I stayed for a week in a one bedroom with full kitchen. The resort was very nice but lacked Wi-Fi in the units. Before I made the reservation, I asked if there was Wi-Fi and was told that there was. If you wanted to use the Internet you had to go down to the club house. The computers were .20/minute and the printer was .75/copy. Very inconvenient.

The television service had no program guide either on the TV or a listing. We enjoy TV and could not see what was playing without manually viewing each channel. There was no way to plan favorite programs.

Room Tip: Plan on not having access to the internet unless you bring your own wireless card.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This resort is absolutely first rate. The rooms are clean and up to date. The pool and spa area is outstanding with the pool nicely heated all season and open 24 hours a day. Only drawback are the pool towels provided which are about the size of hand towels. Small inconvenience so bring your own or buy a beach towel at one of the numerous gift stores in the area for $3. Another drawback is the WiFi reception which is spotty at best. Rooms come with everything needed to cook and eat within the condos to include toaster, all dishes and utensils. Adjoining the pool is a full service bar and grill with nightly activities. Also next door to the resort is a Denny's restaurant, pizza take-out, and Publix grocery store. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Be ready for a high-pressure invite and presentation for timeshare buy-in. Don't go unless you have 2 hours and 20 grand to spend.

Room Tip: Ask for a room near the pool area.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resorts
Address: 17805 US Highway 192, Clermont, FL 34714
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Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake County > Clermont
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 Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Clermont
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Summer Bay Orlando By Exploria Resorts 3.5*
Number of rooms: 103
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Whether you seek relaxation, exploration, or inspiration, Summer Bay Orlando by Exploria Resorts has something for the whole family. Experience a luxury family destination that delivers the thrill of Orlando's world-renown attractions with the comforts of a leisure getaway. Enjoy all the highlights of our 400-acre lavishly landscaped resort and 64-acre private lake, located a mere 10 minutes from Walt Disney World Resort. Summer Bay Orlando is the perfect Florida getaway for family, fun, and freedom.Luxury accommodations: Why settle for a cramped room when you can settle into a spacious sanctuary? From roomy hotel accommodations to two or three bedroom fully furnished condominiums, we've got you covered with home-style comfort. Enjoy a homemade dinner with the family. Step out on your balcony to watch a glorious Florida sunset. Or take the night off and watch a movie on your flat screen TV. Stress-free park hopping: hop on our complimentary shuttle to Epcot(R), Magic Kingdom(R) Park or Universal Studios Florida(R).Fun in the sun: Whether your goal is a relaxing escape or a spectacular adventure, Summer Bay Orlando can fulfill your desire with a host of activities, amenities, and dining options. ... more   less 
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