Renovated in 2010 and offering a total of 115 rooms and suites, this family-friendly themed hotel features a delightfully charming blend of Old Florida elegance and contemporary luxury. Guests are welcomed in a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. Additional facilities at this air-conditioned design hotel include a hotel safe, lift access, a newspaper stand, bicycle hire and a children's playground. Business travellers are sure to appreciate the conference facilities and 24-hour business centre with high-speed Internet access (for a surcharge). Complimentary wireless Internet access in the public areas and valet parking (for a surcharge) in the hotel car park are also available. After dinner guests can enjoy live piano music on weekends at the lobby lounge with comfortable wicker and rattan seating, light fare and cocktails, while in the mornings they can start the day with a hot cup of coffee. For guests' convenience, Disney Magic Your Way tickets are also available to purchase in the lobby.
This hotel is located in the town of Celebration, a planned community famous for its nostalgic hometown flavour, amidst the boutique shops, dining spots, nature trails, and entertainment options of Celebration town centre, and adjacent to the Walt Disney World Theme Parks Resort, 400 m east from the Interstate I-4 just off the Highway 192. Guests can get to Walt Disney World via World Center Drive or Celebration Place without getting on the main highways. Additional nearby attractions include Sea World and Downtown Disney (around 15 minutes' drive), Universal Studios (around 20 minutes' drive) and Milennia Mall (around 23 minutes' drive away). The hotel offers a shuttle to the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, via the Epcot transportation centre. The nearest airports are Orlando International (around 23 km), Orlando Sanford International (around 48 km), Patrick AFB (around 65 km), Tampa International (around 74 km) and Miami International (around 233 km).
The rooms and suites welcome guests with old-world elegance and contemporary conveniences. The decor of warm golden, green and ruby hues, dark wood, wicker, rattan furniture and 4-poster double or king-size beds with triple-sheets and ceilings fans instantly relaxes. The sumptuous bathrooms are stocked with deluxe toiletries and feature a shower, bathtub, bathrobes and hairdryer. Guests can take care of business or retreat from the world outside. An array of options is available, including decadent suites with lake or town views, and balconies in some rooms. In-room amenities include wireless high-speed Internet access, a 25-inch TV with cable channels, CD radio, safe, nightly turndown service, dual-line telephones, newspapers, a minibar, coffee and tea, and 2 bottles of water replenished daily. Furthermore, an ironing set and individually regulated air conditioning and heating come as standard.
After a long day of sightseeing or at the parks guests can enjoy a dip in the lakefront heated outdoor swimming pool with sun terrace and sun loungers. Guests can also spend a sunny day at the championship 18-hole Celebration Golf Club with a golf academy, pro shop, and practice facility (for a surcharge). A gym with lake views is also available. Among the health club amenities are aerobic studios, weight and strength-training areas, a sauna and steam rooms. Spa and salon services are available (for surcharges) and in-room spa treatments are offered. Tennis, basketball, handball, golf, biking and miles of walking paths and nature trails offer additional recreation. An entertainment programme for adults and children is offered.
The hotel has a restaurant, offering casual and sophisticated Florida dining with terrace seating overlooking the lake. A continental breakfast is served daily, while lunch and dinner may be enjoyed à la carte or from a set menu. The hotel also offers room service, available from early morning until late evening.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this establishment.
Driving directions from Orlando International Airport (MCO): Head east on Airport Boulevard (Blvd). Continue onto S Semoran Blvd. Take the ramp onto FL-528 W. (partial toll road.) Take the exit onto I-4 W towards Tampa. Take exit 64 to merge onto FL-530 E/US-192 E towards Kissimmee. Turn right at Celebration Place. Take the 1st right to stay on Celebration Place. Continue onto Campus Street. Turn left at Bloom Street. The hotel will be on the right.
Guests may check in after 4 pm and are requested to check out before 11 am. Express check-out is also available. The minimum check-in age is 18. Pets are allowed, but only dogs up to 6.8 kg are permitted. There is a one-time, non-refundable fee for one dog per stay. A second small dog will be allowed for an additional non-refundable fee. The pet owner is responsible for any additional charges resulting from damage or restitution to other guests as a result of noise (barking). This hotel has a smoke-free policy.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed