This brand-new, elegant resort covers some 2,030 mē and has been decorated in a splendid Italian palace style. There are a total of 584 rooms available to guests, spread over 15 floors and facilities include a lobby with a 24-hour reception desk, a safe, a currency exchange facility and a lift in addition to a newspaper stand, a hairdressing salon, a bar, 6 restaurants offering normal to upscale dining, conference facilities, Internet access and a wireless access point. Younger guests may let off steam in the playground, and room and laundry services round off the offerings. Charges apply for use of the hotel car park.
The hotel is located approximately 3.2 km east of Sea World Adventure Park and 11 km north of Walt Disney World resort. This location is also 16 km from Orlando International Airport, 3.2 km from Wet n' Wild and Discovery Cove, 11 km from Universal Orlando, 80 km from Kennedy Space Center, 105 km from Daytona Beach, and 120 km from Busch Gardens.
Rooms feature 1 king-size or 2 double beds (bed type is on a request basis) and have a size of approximately 43 m2. Deluxe garden view rooms overlook Grand Lakes estate and the city skyline. Each of the rooms features a shower, separate marble bathtub and double vanity. They have a private five-foot walk-out balcony and are equipped with a 37-inch high definition LCD flat-screen TV (with interface connecting TV to other media devices), high-speed Internet access, multi lines with voice mail, an iPod docking station, safes with laptop compatibility, a fully stocked refreshment cabinet, plush bathrobes, a coffee maker, iron and ironing board, hairdryer and bottled water. The rooms are refreshed daily with the turndown service. In-room Internet/telephone packages are available at an additional charge.
There is a luxurious pool area with a poolside snack bar to make use of in the outdoor complex. Further leisure offerings include a hot tub, a sauna, steam baths, a massage service and a luxurious health and treatment spa. Guests may enjoy a work-out in the in-house gym and sports enthusiasts are able to play tennis, or to pay a visit to the nearby 18-hole golf course.
Children 12 and under may dine free of charge. For each adult entree purchased, one child 12 years of age and under may receive one free meal from the children's menu at the following outlets: Citron An American Brasserie, Quench Bar and Grill, Fairways Pub, Bleu Bar and Food and The Vineyard Grill. Excluded are Primo's, Norman's, Starbucks, Vitale and Peet's Coffee Cart.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, JCB and VISA are accepted.
From the Orlando International Airport: Follow North Exit signs out of the airport. Take 528 West (Beachline) and exit 3 (John Young Parkway South/423) off 528 (Beachline). At the bottom of the exit, turn left onto John Young Parkway. Turn right onto Central Florida Parkway (2nd traffic light). The entrance to the resort will be on the left.
A parking fee of 20 USD (plus tax) applies per day. Self parking is not available. The hotel provides complimentary transportation to Universal and Sea World. This can be arranged through the reception.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed