This award-winning hotel takes centre stage as Downtown Orlando's landmark luxury hotel. From the moment of arrival at this charming 15-storey hotel with 247 rooms and 19th-century Viennese decor, guests will experience a dazzling blend of art, music and memorable hospitality. Italian mosaic tiled barrel-vaulted ceilings welcome guests into an oasis of sheer beauty, housing an unprecedented collection of over 150 rare works of art. Art and music are the themes of this hotel, and are evident in its restaurants and lounges. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas (for a surcharge). Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Additional facilities at this air-conditioned business hotel include a hotel safe, lift access, a newspaper stand, café, bar and a restaurant, as well as room service and a laundry service. Guests also have 24-hour access to a full business centre (for a surcharge), and Internet access is available for a fee. Whether guests are planning a conference, reception, corporate event or holiday party, the design hotel's seasoned planners make sure that every detail is just right. From the stunning ballroom to the Bohemian Gardens, captivating cuisine and sophisticated service promise an unforgettable event.
The hotel is located across from City Hall in Orlando's Downtown arts district and within walking distance of bars and restaurants. It is also located within 3.2 km of art museums and Amway Arena, and 8 km from Orlando Science Center. Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Universal Studios and many other attractions are also nearby. The nearest airports are Orlando International (around 20 km), Orlando Sandford International (around 41 km), Patrick AFB (around 86 km), Tampa International (around 145 km) and Miami International (around 380 km).
Decorated in rich colours, all 250 guest rooms feature black java wood furnishings, king-size beds with iridescent quilted headboards, and luxury pillow-top mattresses with triple-sheeted bedding and down pillows. Brushed-aluminium lamps complement the red and royal purple colour schemes and original artwork. All rooms and suites offer flat-panel high definition TV with cable/satellite channels, pay movies, a radio, computer games and high-speed Internet access (for a surcharge). The spacious bathrooms come with a telephone, bathrobes, a hairdryer and custom bath amenities. Also included are minibars, an in-room coffee service, telephones, an ironing set, a complimentary safe and individually regulated heating and air conditioning. Smoking is not permitted inside the hotel rooms or suites.
The 6th-floor pool deck houses a lap pool and an all-white, fabric-draped gazebo containing five glass and wrought-iron chandeliers. Sun loungers and parasols are laid out ready for use, and guests may enjoy a massage for an additional surcharge. A short flight of stairs leads from the deck down to the Bohemian Gardens, a secluded area with tables. The hotel has a complimentary gym available 24 hours a day. A DJ plays on Friday and Saturday nights following jazz sessions in the bar.
The hotel has a restaurant on-site. Breakfast is served each morning, and lunch and dinner may be enjoyed à la carte or from a set menu. The bar, offering drinks and appetisers, features piano music nightly and looks out onto City Hall. In the hardwood-floor lounge cocktails are served, and the same menu is available as in the bar.
From Orlando International Airport: head east on Airport Boulevard (Blvd); continue onto S Semoran Blvd, which is a partial toll road and merge onto FL-408 W via the ramp to Downtown/Orlando/toll road. Then take exit 11B toward Mills Avenue/toll road; merge onto E South Street (St); turn right at S Garland Ave; turn right at W Church St and take the 3rd right onto S Orange Ave. The hotel will be on the left.
Guests may check in after 4 pm and are requested to check out before midday. Pets are not allowed. This hotel has a smoke-free policy.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed