Hotels In Orlando, Florida, With Shuttles To Disney And Universal

hotels in orlando with shuttles to disney and universal
Kali Sayak
Kali Sayak 
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Orlando City in the US is famous for the buzzing International Drive. The list of attractions often runs endless and caters to every kind of traveller. For the adventure enthusiasts, there are the mesmerising theme parks. The Universal Studios and Disney World are two of the most visited destinations in the world. Enjoy movie-themed rides, step into the magical world of Harry Potter or become a kid again with the larger than life characters from Disney. Speaking of larger than life, one must ride atop the gigantic Orlando Eye, a cousin of the famous London Eye. This apart, the International Drive is abuzz with world-class restaurants to dine-in and a vibrant nightlife. To make the most of your trip to Orlando, it would be worthwhile to pick a stay that offers a shuttle service to the major attractions. This list recounts hotel in Orlando, Florida with shuttle services to Disney and Universal.

1. Ramada by Wyndham Kissimmee Gateway (from USD 70)

With privacy and luxury in equal measures, this property is an ideal stay for two travellers. The Kissimmee Ramada offers free scheduled transports to Walt Disney World located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away. Pick up and drop services are also arranged for the Sea World (14 minutes’ drive) and The Universal Studio, 15 mi (24km) away. The hotel features two outdoor pools and a mini-golf course on site. The fitness centre and basketball court serve well for a quick workout. Options for recreation range from a billiards table, an arcade room and two table tennis tables. The rooms are spacious and face either the garden or pool. Standard amenities in all rooms include a refrigerator, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. After an eventful day outdoors, guests can unwind with a traditional American fare at the Smokehouse Grill and Lounge or with a few beers at the Mulligan’s Sports Bar.


Ramada by Wyndham Kissimmee Gateway

Wifi Available

Address: 7470 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

2. Holiday Inn Resort Orlando - Lake Buena Vista (from USD 99)

Lake Buena Vista offers free shuttle services to the Universal Studios, Sea World and major shopping centres. Being near the I-4 motorway brings Busch Gardens in Tampa within driving distance. Guests staying here can enjoy 24-hour fitness facilities, a large outdoor pool and three on-site dining options. The hotel also has an on-site cinema that plays family-friendly films all day. All rooms are spacious and furnished with a flat-screen cable TV, microwave and refrigerator. The property is just minutes away from most theme parks. This makes it a great choice for families who have the Disney World on top of their lists.


Holiday Inn Resort Orlando - Lake Buena Vista, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 13351 State Road 535
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

3. Buena Vista Suites near Disney World (from USD 113)

An all-suite property at just a three minutes’ drive from the Walt Disney World. The property also provides scheduled transportation to there and other theme parks. The Orlando Premium Outlets are 3 mi (4.8 km) away. Universal Orlando Resort is 8.7 mi (14.1 km) and the SeaWorld is a 15 minutes’ drive away. The spacious suites feature a private bedroom, bathroom and separate living room with sofa bed. There also is a small refrigerator and a microwave. The complimentary buffet breakfast ensures a great start to the day, which often ends with a swim in the large outdoor pool. Guests can also engage in a game of tennis or basketball at the on-site courts. The property also provides free transport service to the nearby shopping centres. This stay is ideal for families who want to stay close to the Disney World and theme parks.


Buena Vista Suites

Wifi Available

Address: 8203 World Center Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre

4. Quality Inn & Suites (from USD 70)

Quality Inn & Suites is at just a five minutes’ drive from the Universal Orlando Resort. The Walt Disney World is a 32 minutes’ drive away from the hotel and the Sea World Orlando is at a distance of 7 mi (11.2 km). The property offers shuttle services to the theme parks in the area. The rooms are spacious and include a flat-screen cable TV, refrigerator, microwave, ironing facilities, tea or coffee maker and free toiletries. A typical day begins with the sumptuous complimentary breakfast followed by a dip in the large outdoor pool. There is an on-site fitness centre for those who want to work up a sweat. The Quality Inn & Suites also provides concierge service in the hotel. Couples have particularly enjoyed their stay here.


Quality Inn & Suites Near the Theme Parks

Wifi Available

Address: 5635 Windhover Drive
Accommodates: 6

Parking 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests

5. Best Western Plus Universal Inn (from USD 69)

Located at just a 3 minutes’ drive from the Universal Studios, this property offers free shuttle service to local theme parks. The other major attractions are the Orlando Premium Outlets, 2.6 mi (4.8 km) and the SeaWorld Orlando, 7.3 mi (11.8 km) away. The property is spacious and features an outdoor pool and a business centre on-site. Guests can also access the games room and laundry facilities in the hotel. The mornings at the Best Western Plus Universal Inn start with a complimentary continental breakfast. The stay is comfortable with every room equipped with a flat-screen cable TV, free WiFi, refrigerator, microwave and a coffee-maker. Guests travelling by car can avail the free parking in its premises. This property has been rated highly by couples.


Best Western Plus Universal Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 5618 Vineland Road
Accommodates: 10

Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Newspapers Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre

6. Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa (from USD 124)

What do you expect from a resort that’s surrounded by theme parks? Let’s start with a pirate-themed swimming pool with a giant pirate ship, water cannons and hammocks! The fun never stops at the beautiful Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa. When you do decide to step out, the property provides a free shuttle service to nearby theme parks including the Disney World. The Walt Disney Resort is just 2.8 mi (4.6 km) away. Apart from the Pirate Plunge pool, the property offers 24-hour fitness services, a full-service spa and salon and an arcade. The rooms are modern, large and come with a private balcony and a functional kitchen. Guests can enjoy the evenings with a drink by the pool or a pizza at the on-site Pizza Hut. The property offers free parking and internet and is ideal for families travelling to Disney World and other theme parks.


Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa, a staySky Hotel & Resort Near Disney

Wifi Available

Address: 8113 Resort Village Drive
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

7. Hilton Garden Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista (from USD 109)

A premium hotel in Orlando that provides free shuttle service to all theme parks including the Disney World, located just a mile (1.6 km) away. Discovery Cove and Aquatica are all just a 7 minutes’ drive from the hotel. The property has an on-site restaurant, bar, an outdoor pool and a tiki bar. The rooms are spacious with king-size beds, a microwave, a refrigerator and a flat-screen cable TV. The hotel has a concierge service at hand to recommend on-site dining options and nearby attractions. There many good dining options on the premises. The Great American Grill on-site restaurant serves meals throughout the day. Beverages and ready-to-cook meals are available at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry.


Hilton Garden Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Wifi Available

Address: 11400 Marbella Palm Court
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Newspapers

When in Orlando, choose a hotel with free shuttle service

With so many things to do in Orlando, you wouldn’t want to waste time configuring the best travel option. This list highlights great stays in Orlando that run a free shuttle service to all major attractions. Most of these hotels are located near the Disney World and run free shuttles to all the theme parks. The other major attractions in Orlando are the Universal Studios, Sea World and Lego Land. One can find shuttle services to these attractions too. These accommodations have been rated highly by families and couples travelling to theme parks in Orlando, Florida.

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