Fairfield Inn & Suites at SeaWorld Orlando – Hotel Tour


The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando by Marriott is one of the newer hotels in the SeaWorld Orlando area. This 200 spacious rooms and suites as well as a resort style pool with splash area, poolside bar & grill,  Starbucks coffee bar and a fitness center.

The Fairfield Inn is an “Official SeaWorld Hotel” which offers free transportation to SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica and Discovery as well as discounts on theme park dining and merchandise. In addition to it’s proximity to SeaWorld, the hotel is also a few miles from the Orlando / Orange County Convention Center.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando is part of the Marriott Bonvoy rewards program where members can earn and use points during their stay. In addition, Marriott offers a “Best Rate Guarantee” when making a reservation using any “official” Marriott reservation channel.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld – Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hotel rates at the Fairfield Inn &  Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

Hotel rates at the Fairfield Suites Orlando at SeaWorld vary based on the time of year but typically range from less than $100.00 per night to around $225.00 per night.

How close is the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld to SeaWorld, Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando?

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld is located just adjacent to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica.  Walt Disney World is located approximately 20 minutes away and Universal Orlando is about 15 minutes away.

Does the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld have theme park transportation?

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld has free transportation to SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove.

How close is the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld to Orlando International Airport?

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld is located approximately 20 to 25 minutes west of the Orlando International Airport.  The quickest route is typically SR 528 west to International Drive.

Is there a Resort Fee or Parking Charge when staying at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

There is not a resort fee at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld but the hotel charges $12 per night for parking.

Is there a pool at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld features a resort style pool with children’s water play area.

What are the food & beverage options at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

There is a poolside bar that features cocktails and light snacks as well as a Starbucks in the adjacent Springhill Suites.  Several dining options are within walking distance just outside of the hotel.

What is the check-in and check-out time at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

The check in-time at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld is 4:00 PM and check out time is at 11:00 AM.

What is the pet policy at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld is a not pet friendly hotel.

How many Marriott Bonvoy points are needed for a free nights stay at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld?

With Marriott’s new point system now in place, the number of points varies by date / time of year. We have found that the number of points needed for a free night at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld ranges from around 21,000 up to 30,000 per night.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld just is one of the fairly newer hotels in the area.  This property is well located along International Drive just steps from SeaWorld Orlando and minutes to the Convention Center / International Drive area.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

10815 International Drive

Orlando, Florida  32821

407.996.3400

It will take about 20 to 25 minutes to get to the hotel from the Orlando International Airport and around five minutes to get to the Orlando / Orange County Convention Center. 

The Orlando area theme parks are also a short distance to the hotel and per Google Maps, travel time is as follows (non-peak hours):

The Local Area

Although the Fairfield Inn & Suites is known for its proximity to SeaWorld Orlando and the convention center, there are so many other things to see and do in the local area.  Some of these include:

  • The Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets:  This upscale outlet center is located just a few miles south at 8200 Vineland Road and features more than 160 stores including Nike, The Polo Outlet, Prada, The Disney Outlet, Gucci, Tory Burch and more.
  • ICON Park on International Drive: This amazing 20-acre dining and entertainment complex is highlighted by a 400-foot observation wheel and located less than 10 minutes from the hotel.  Click here to learn more about ICON Park.
  • Pointe Orlando:  More than 40 shops and restaurants along with a movie theater, BB King’s Blue Club and IMPROV Comedy Club are located about 5 minutes north along International Drive.
  • Disney Springs: This massive shopping, dining and entertainment venue just should not be missed during your next visit to Orlando.  Click here to learn more about Disney Springs.

If you have not seen the new Ice Breaker roller coaster at SeaWorld Orlando, check out our video:

Amenities at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld is a value based hotel so while it may not have all the features of a full service resort, it does not lack on amenities.

  • Outdoor Pool Area:  There is a zero-entry outdoor pool with water play area along adequate patio seating surrounding the pool.  The pool is shared with the adjacent SpringHill Suites by Marriott
  • Fitness Center: The hotel features an exercise room that includes cardio as well as strength training equipment (located in the adjacent SpringHill Suites).
  • Poolside Bar:  The Reflections poolside bar is open daily for drinks, light bites and snacks.
  • Complimentary WIFI:  WIFI is free throughout the guest rooms and common areas.  
  • Lobby Marketplace: Grab-and-go marketplace featuring snacks, drinks and sundries.

In addition to those items shown above the Fairfield Inn & Suites offers complimentary theme park transportation to SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove.  Typically there are two to three morning departure times for SeaWorld & Aquatica as well as multiple afternoon and evening return times offered.  Check with the hotel front desk during your stay for the current schedule.

The Rooms at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

There are a number of differing rooms types at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld.  Details on the suites at the hotel are as follows:

  • Guest room with two Queen beds (320 square feet)
  • Guest room with one King bed (270 square feet)
  • Larger guest room with two Queen beds (400 square feet)
  • Studio suite with with King bed and a Sofa bed (375 square feet)
  • Studio Suite with two Queen beds and a Sofa bed (375 square feet)
  • One Bedroom Suite with two King bed and a Sofa bed (484 square feet)

Room features include mini refrigerators, microwave ovens, free-WIF, small sofa with table, flat panel television, alarm clock, hairdryer, bathroom amenities (soap, shampoo & conditioner)  iron / ironing board and a coffee maker / tea service.

Hotel Rates

Like most hotels in the greater Orlando area, rates at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld are highly seasonal and we have found that rates and availability do fluctuate quite considerably throughout the year.   

The rates shown below are the best available rate for two adults in three different room types offered at this hotel.   The following rates were obtained from the hotel web site at the time of publication.  Please note that nightly rates can change at any time.

Nightly Rates   December 15th March 15th May 15th
Guest Room – One King   $185.00 $215.00 $166.00
Guest Room – Two Queens   $185.00 $215.00 $166.00
Studio Suite – One King   $190.00 $220.00 $171.00

Taxes: There is a 6% resort tax on top of a 6.5% sales tax.  There are no resort fees but there is a $12 per night parking charge.

If you are a Marriott Bonvoy member you can use points for these hotels.  With the new point system, we have seen the number of points for a free night range from 21,000 to around 30,000 depending on the time of year.

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What We Liked about the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

There are a number of things to like about the Fairfield Inn & Suites.  Following are some of the highlights:

  • Very good value for the price
  • Good location near SeaWorld Orlando, the Orange County Convention Center and the other theme parks
  • Free transportation to SeaWorld

What We Didn’t Like at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld

There are a few things about the Fairfield Inn & Suites we do not like which include:

  • Signs of wear & tear were observed in the room and common areas
  • Limited on-site dining options
  • Limited amenities

What We Think the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld is Perfect For:

The Fairfield Inn & Suites is nice hotel and we find that it is perfect for:

  • Budget conscious travelers (affordable rates)
  • Weekend visits to the local Orlando theme parks
  • Business travelers and convention visitors (convention center is less than 5 minutes away)

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