The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is a affordable hotel located just outside of the Universal Orlando Resort. This contemporary art-deco style hotel was originally constructed in 1973 and features 301 rooms within a single, 21-story tower building.
The property is a Universal Partner Hotel so it offers complimentary transportation to the Universal which is located less than five-minutes away. The Four Points is very well located along International Drive between the existing Universal theme parks as well Epic Universe which anticipated to open in the summer 2025. In addition, the hotel is less than 10 minutes to the Orlando / Orange County Convention Center just south along Universal Boulevard.
The Four Points 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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The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive – Frequently Asked Questions
What are the hotel rates at the Four Points by Sheraton?
Depending on the time of year, hotel rates at the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive typically average from around $125.00 per night for a standard room to more than $200 per night (considered to be fairly affordable for the area).
How close is the Four Points by Sheraton to the Universal theme parks?
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is about a five-minute ride to Universal Orlando’s parking garages. It can take about 15 to 20 minutes to walk to the entrance at Universal’s CityWalk.
Is there a Resort Fee or Parking Charge at the Four Points by Sheraton?
There are no resort fees for guests staying at the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive. However, a parking charge was indincated to be $10.00 per day. Costs in addition to the nightly hotel rate include Florida state sales tax of 6.5% and an Orange County occupancy tax of 6%.
What are the food & beverage options at the Four Points by Sheraton?
Tropical Palms is a full-service restaurant that is located that is open for breakfast service daily. In addition to the standard menu, a full American breakfast buffet is offered for $14.00 per person. The hotel also features the Tropical Breezes Pool Bar the Tropical Breezed Deli Diner and a lobby marketplace that offers drinks & snacks.
How close is the Four Points by Sheraton to the Orlando International Airport?
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is located approximately 20 minutes from the Orlando International Airport depending on traffic.
Is there a nice pool at the Four Points by Sheraton?
There is an medium-sized pool with a children’s water themed playground located directly on the west side of the hotel.
What is the check-in and check-out time at the Four Points by Sheraton
The check in-time at the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is 3:00 pm and check out time is at noon.
What is the pet policy at the Four Points by Sheraton?
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive does not allow pets
How many Marriott Bonvoy points are needed for free nights stay at the Four Points by Sheraton?
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 Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive ranges from around 20,000 points per night.
The Location of the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is very well located near the Universal Orlando Resort. Access to the hotel is fairly simple as there is an interchange at Universal Boulevard from Interstate 4 which connects to International Drive, just steps to the hotel.
This property is fairly close to the Orlando /Orange County Convention Center, the International Drive attractions and several of Orlando’s major shopping & entertainment destinations.
Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive
5905 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32819
It will take travelers about 20 minutes to get to the hotel from the Orlando International Airport and less around 10 to 15 minutes to get to the Orlando / Orange County Convention Center.
In addition to what is offered on-site at the Universal Orlando Resort, there are several restaurants and retail venues within a very short distance along International Drive include Denny’s, Red Lobster and IHOP. Additional shopping in and dining is located along Kirkman Drive which include a Walgreens Pharmacy, Kobe Japanese Steakhouse and TGI Fridays.
Additional area theme parks and destinations are short distance to the hotel. Per Google Maps, travel time is as follows (non-peak hours):
- SeaWorld Orlando: Less than 15 minutes.
- The Magic Kingdom Park at the Walt Disney World Resort: approximately 25 minutes.
- EPCOT at the Walt Disney World Resort: approximately 20 minutes.
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort: approximately 20 minutes.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort: approximately 25 minutes.
- Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort: approximately 15 minutes.
- Downtown Orlando: approximately 20 minutes.
- Orlando Premium Outlets: Less than 5 minutes.
- Vineland Premium Outlets: Less than 15 minutes.
Hotels Amenities and Dining Options
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive has a number of amenities which include:
- Heated Swimming Pool
- 24-hour Fitness Center
- Free high-speed wireless internet
- Complimentary transportation to Universal Orlando
- On-site Universal Vacation Planning Center
- On-site Car Rental
Dining options at the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive include:
- Tropical Palms Restaurant – open for breakfast
- Tropical Breezes Pool Bar – open for lunch and dinner
- Tropical Breezes Deli Diner – open for lunch and dinner
- Lobby marketplace
The Rooms and Hotel Rates at the Four Points by Sheraton
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive features 301 rooms and suites in a single 21-story tower. The upper floors have good views of the Universal Orlando Resort and the International Drive area.
In-room amenities are extensive and include high quality linens, working desk with chair, flat panel televisions with premium and on-demand movies for rent, coffee maker, iron / ironing board, in-room safe, hair dryer.
- Two Queen Guest Rooms: 460 square feet in size which includes two queens beds.
- One King Guest Rooms: 460 square feet in size which includes two queens beds.
The hotel rates shown below are the best available rate for different dates during the year for two adults in three different room types. Theses were obtained from the Marriott.com e at the time of publication of this article.
|Rates for 2022||6/15/22||9/15/22||12/15/22|
|Standard Room – 2 Queen Beds||$134.00||$132.00||$114.00|
|Standard Room – 1 King Bed||$594.00||$146.00||$128.00|
|City View Room – 2 Queen Beds||$154.00||NA||NA|
There are no resort fees at each of this hotel but there is a 6% resort tax on top of a 6.5% sales tax on nightly rates. There is also a $10 per night overnight parking charge.
During our last stay on April 24th to 26th, 2022 we paid $110.00 per night for a two queen bed room on the 14th floor. This was a AAA rate that was offered during those dates.
Conferences and Events at the Four Points by Sheraton
The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive features approximately 7,500 square feet of flexible event and meeting space which has a capacity of 200 people in two breakout rooms.
The 2,300 square foot Universal Ballroom is the largest room at the hotel which can fit 150 in a theater setting, 120 in a banquet setting and 200 in a reception setting.
What We Liked about the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando:
There were a number of things we liked about this property – following are some of the highlights:
- Excellent location along International Drive near Universal Orlando
- Convenient access to all areas of Orlando
- Affordable rates and no resort fees
What We Didn’t Like about the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando:
There were a few things not to like when staying at the this hotel.
- The hotel is showing its age
- Parking fee of $10 per night
- Limited amenities and dining options
What We Think the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando is perfect for:
This hotel is perfect for a wide variety of travelers visiting the Orlando area.
- Guests visiting Universal’s theme parks
- Vacation visitors seeking an affordable hotel near Universal
- A good venue for small to mid-size conferences and events
Our Endless Summer Hotel Rating
Endless Summer Florida has been to many different economy, moderate and luxury hotels in the in the central Florida tourist area and have stayed at a number of extended stay type hotels. We feel that the Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is a quality mid-tier hotel as compared to other similar category hotels throughout the Orlando theme park areas.
Endless Summer rates this resort a2.5 out of a possible 5 stars and recommend this hotel for your next trip to the Orlando area.