My family of 4- 2 adults, 2 kids- stayed 2 nights before we checked into our Disney resort hotel. It was clean and had everything we needed. Room had 2 queen beds and was large with a frig and freezer area. The hotel had 4 floors so it wasn't too big. The free hot buffet breakfast offered: muffins, bagels, eggs, bacon or sausage, biscuits and gravy, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, toast, pancakes. Coffee, OJ, milk. We were very happy with the options and it saved our family $28 and 30 minutes every morning. I was initially concerned about the location to Disney, but then I found Osceola Parkway(toll road for $0.75) . I purchased a SunPass at AAA before the trip- or you can buy one at a Service Center along the toll road. It was one block north of the hotel and saved us lots of time and avoided the traffic. Also, the hotel is across the street from the closest Walmart. Score! I bought snacks and fruit to take into the park. Get your Disney merchandise/tshirts here for $12! The front desk of the hotel sells tickets to Disney and has bus, but we didn't use the service. My husband wishes we had stayed at this hotel during our weeklong stay since we weren't in our room much and the breakfast was included. It would have saved us a bunch of money. The hotel is rated a 3 star. If you want Hilton, Marriott, etc. then go pay more. This is perfect if you are on a budget. We wanted queen beds, not doubles like some of the Downtown Disney high-rise hotels. We also wanted a smaller property with easy parking and loading/unloading after a long day.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. Our hotel offers free hot breakfast, a free scheduled shuttle to area theme parks, free high-speed Internet, and a free business & fitness center. We are also an official Walt Disney World Good Neighbor hotel located only 2.5 miles from the main entrance to 'Walt Disney World Resort area.' Our hotel provides a free scheduled shuttle to Epcot . From Epcot , transportation is available to Magic Kingdom Park, Disney s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios, Downtown Disney . We also have a free scheduled shuttle to Universal Studios, Sea World & Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall. With our convenient location you'll find numerous restaurants, shops, and small attractions are either within walking distance or just a short drive away. In addition to our comfortable deluxe rooms, we offer a choice of specialty suites, like KidSuites with private sleeping area and special kids' beds & TV. All rooms feature the new Express Bedding Package and refrigerator/microwave. For a real treat, our two-room Executive Suites offer a king sized bed, separate living area with sofa bed, and wet bar with refrigerator & microwave. Enjoy many hotel amenities including a heated outdoor pool & Jacuzzi, kid s playground and game room. Our hotel meeting rooms total 1100 sq ft-complete with free high-speed Internet access. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Express Kissimmee
- Holiday Inn Kissimmee