Holiday Inn International Drive 0-Star

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About the 0* Holiday Inn International Drive

Just at a first glance you can tell this hotel is something special, standing out amongst the other world famous attractions in Orlando. The property is full of grand and ornate medieval castle style touches both; outside like its spires and towers and inside with its arched doorways, rich colours and medieval style dcor to give guests a magical and memorable experience.

The Castle is certainly more than just looks with over 200 guest rooms and suites, all recently renovated with many amenities for a comfortable stay, not to mention; the several facilities the hotel supplies for its guests' comfort and enjoyment in and around the hotel including: three restaurants, a large outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre (with spa and gym) available 24 hours a day.

The hotel also features several conference and meeting rooms with 2 ballroom style and 2 rooftop terrace rooms available; all lavishly decorated and supported by sophisticated audio and video technology.

Anyone who has visited Orlando before would know that there are so many places to see and things to do that; it would take much more than just one trip and The Castle is an excellent location for you to explore nearly all of them.

Outdoor activities nearby include a prestigious golf course, hot air balloon rides, tennis, canoeing and kayaking. Not to mention the hotel's close proximity to world famous locations including the Disney World Resort, the Orange County Convention Centre and Universal Studios, all of which make for a fun day out for all.

Distance from Airport:
9 miles (approximately)

This great looking hotel features an impressive total of 216 guest rooms and suites with, 48 single bedrooms, 161 double bedrooms and 7 suites, all of which are non-smoking and, of course, are air-conditioned.

Each room has its own magical touches to keep in touch with the hotel's theme, pillow-top mattresses and in-room stereo, as well, many amenities for a comfortable stay including: cable/satellite TV, in-room safe, CD player, private bathroom, pay per view movies, in-room video games, closet, tea/coffee maker, microwave and Wi-Fi/internet access (at an extra charge).

Transfer time:
30 minutes (approximately)

Location and Resort:
Holiday Inn's The Castle is located about 16km (30 mins) from the airport.

With an ideal location in Orlando, “The Castle” is located within easy travel distance of the state's many attractions. Most noticeably you can find the world famous International Drive Resort just minutes away where; you will find countless shops and restaurants, as well as, some of the area's best theme parks like Universal Studios, Sea World and Islands of Adventure.

If you travelled a bit further out you could also go and visit the Disney World Resort that promises to take days to explore everything it has to offer.

Business and event guests will appreciate that just down the road you can also find the Orange County Convention Centre.

Eating and Drinking:
The hotel has 3 restaurants in the building or adjacent to it that serves breakfast, lunch and/or dinner: Guests staying at the hotel can expect a complimentary breakfast either served in the hotel's lobby restaurant or via room service available from 6:30am to 10pm.

For breakfast you only need to visit the hotel's lobby area to find the Castle Caf, where in keeping with the hotel's magic and theme you are greeted by arched doorways, purple curtains and tiled mosaics. Here you can enjoy an inclusive continental breakfast served buffet style or made-to-order meal from the ‘a la carte' service.

Located just outside the hotel building you can find the Caf Tu Tu Tango, another themed restaurant in the style of an artist's loft. Here you can enjoy a wide range of appetizers inspired from global cuisine such as Thai, Asia and Latin America for lunch and dinner; often featuring themed entertainment to add to the experience.

Another restaurant just adjacent to the hotel is Vito's Chop House open for dinner exclusively. Here you can enjoy a wide variety of steaks, seafood, pasta and fine wines for a fulfilling dinner experience.

Jester's poolside lounge - Open from midday to late evening provides snacks and refreshments.

Swimming pools:
There is a heated circular outdoor pool featuring a dolphin fountain in the centre for a more interesting swimming experience that can be enjoyed all year round.

Right choice:
For a truly special and memorable experience that everyone can enjoy, The Castle lives up to its name offering a magical and luxurious experience for everyone to enjoy. With so many things to do in and around the hotel it would be a great place to stay for couples, families and groups.

Suitable for:
Couples, families, groups and lone travellers.

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