Orlando enjoys a global reputation as a hub of world-famous amusement parks, such as Disney World and Universal Studios. Naturally, this means there are a dizzying array of hotel options here, all competing for you and your family’s attention. This fierce competition means that many accommodation providers endeavour to make your stay as enjoyable as possible - including the addition of numerous extras, such as outdoor pools that make the very most of the Sunshine State’s famous weather and shuttle services that take the hassle out of getting to and from the local airport.
Indeed, some even offer the latter service completely free of charge, for added piece of mind. So, if you fancy the idea of cutting some of the stress out of your travels, then this list of hotels offering airport shuttles in Orlando will provide plenty of inspiration.
This three-star option will appeal to couples and families who wish to take the hassle out of getting to and from their hotel. For, not only does it offer an airport shuttle service, but there are also free transfers to the likes of Universal Studios and Disney World. Indeed, the presence of the Universal Studios park - just 10 minutes away by road - was one of the big pluses among former guests. They also praised the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the breakfast options.
The amenities are also likely to appeal to business travellers. As well as free Wi-Fi and local calls, the hotel is just over 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) away from the Orange County Convention Centre. Those who’d rather simply kick back and relax will also find plenty to entertain them - the hotel offers indoor and outdoor pools. as well as a game room, while the SeaWorld amusement park is only 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometres) away by car.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Near Universal
Address: 7701 Universal Boulevard
Price: from 70 USD
Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Breakfast options All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Tour desk Children television networks Outdoor pool Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Toilet with grab rails
Those eager to stay in a hotel with a stellar reputation will likely enjoy this three-star hotel, which enjoys fabulous word-of-mouth from impressed former guests. Its location, close to the local theme parks that make Orlando such a popular destination, is one big reason for this popularity. Indeed, it is just 1 mile (1.6 kilometres) outside Walt Disney World - ensuring that fun for all ages is just moments away.
The hotel also offers ticket services for the park, as well as a transfer service for a seamless transition to all the Disney fun. The hotel is also chock full of amenities, including an on-site restaurant and swimming pool. There’s also free Wi-Fi for uploading your cherished holiday snaps to the web.
This three-star option offers a mix of rooms that will appeal to everyone, from solo travellers and couples to families. Shopaholics eager to hit the stores and enjoy a little retail therapy will also enjoy its position, within walking distance of the Florida Mall. Thrillseekers who cannot wait to hit the local amusement parks will find Universal Studios and SeaWorld just 10-11 minutes away by road. While those who simply wish to kick back and relax will enjoy the hotel’s outdoor pool, sun deck and the soothing sound of the hotel courtyard’s two waterfalls.
There’s also free Wi-Fi and a desk in the rooms, should you need to get some work done during your stay. And, at the start and end of your stay, there’s a free limited airport transfer service available to take the hassle out of getting to and from your flights.
Enjoying a fabulous reputation, this three-star option will likely appeal to solo travellers and couples who want something more than simply a bedroom from their holiday digs. This hotel offers a range of suites that include fully-equipped kitchen and dining area, for that added home-from-home experience. Of course, should you prefer to save the cooking for home, the hotel also provides breakfast buffets every morning and there are restaurant options in the nearby area.
Other on-site amenities include the tempting waters of the outdoor pool and the sun loungers - should you simply wish to relax - as well as a tennis court and on-site gym for those looking to burn a little energy during their stay. Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort are both less than 20 minutes away by car, as well.
Those who wish to push the boat out and indulge in a little added luxury will likely love this four-star hotel, which features plush, stylish bedrooms, as well as two outdoor pools and picturesque landscaped grounds. The outdoor pools, complete with calming waterfall and waterslide were a particular highlight among past guests. Other stylish amenities include huge 65-inch TVs. There’s a full spa, too, for those looking to ease away the cares of the rat-race.
The four different restaurants, two bars and room service also mean you’ll never have to step foot outside the resort grounds, should you wish, although the amusement parks of Universal Orlando, Disney World and SeaWorld are all just a handful of miles from the front door and will likely prove very tempting destinations for an outing or two. And those with mobility issues are also catered for - a number of the bedrooms feature disability access and adapted bathtubs or showers.
This modern two-star hotel enjoys superb word-of-mouth among previous guests and is well-placed for those looking to visit Nemours Children’s Hospital, which is only 10 minutes away on foot. It is also handily-placed for the Orlando International Airport, which is just over 4 miles (6.4 kilometres) away and can be reached by shuttle, while those looking to indulge their inner shopaholic will find the Florida Mall is just a 9 mile (14.5 kilometre) drive away.
The hotel itself features a wide range of amenities. As well as its own in-house restaurant - meaning you won’t have to search far for a meal - the hotel boasts an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. There’s also free Wi-Fi, for those looking to get work done during their visit.
If you and your little ones simply cannot wait to explore the magical charms of Disney World, then how about this hotel option for you? Located within the Walt Disney Resort, it also offers a free shuttle service to the wider resort’s many sites, as well as an airport shuttle to and from your flights. What’s more, while its position is sure to appeal to families, food aficionados are also likely to find much to enjoy - Epcot, which hosts the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, is only 10 to 11 minutes away by road.
The hotel also comes equipped with plenty of amenities, including free Wi-Fi, an on-site arcade for the youngsters and a pool for water-based fun for all ages.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando at Disney Springs
Address: 2305 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Price: from 100 USD
Business centre Express check-in/check-out Secured parking Newspapers Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Ticket service On-site parking Valet parking
Another option which is likely to appeal to those with mobility issues, this three-star hotel comes with a number of rooms offering roll-in showers or access bathtubs. Those with hearing impairment will also find rooms that cater to them. Amenities include a buffet breakfast and an outdoor pool, the latter of which will surely prove tempting in the Florida sunshine.
There’s free parking on-site, as well as free Wi-Fi, which will come in useful for business travellers, while the free airport shuttle will take the bother out of getting to and from your flights. Golfers will also find plenty to enjoy, with a number of golf clubs in the local vicinity offering plenty of choice when looking to tee off for a round or two.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Orlando - Lake Nona Area
Address: 10115 William Carey Drive
Business centre Outdoor furniture Non-smoking throughout Swimming pool Express check-in/check-out Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Pool/beach towels Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Leave your cares behind
Take the stress out of travel. With so many Orlando hotels offering a shuttle service, you’re truly spoilt for choice when looking to cut the hassle out of your journey to and from the airport.
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