The Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando FL | Hotel & Room Tour


The Rosen Shingle Creek is one of the finest hotels near the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This 255-acre property is a AAA Four-Diamond hotel is the pinnacle of within Rosen Hotels & Resorts portfolio and is located adjacent to the headwaters of the Florida Everglades.

Originally constructed in 2006, this 1,501-room hotel is one of the largest full-service convention properties in the central Florida area.  There is 524,000 square feet of convention and event space including a 95,000 square foot column-free ballroom and 99 individual meeting rooms.  The largest capacity room can accommodate 9,500 people.

Amenities at the Rosen Shingle Creek are extensive and include three outstanding pools plus a kiddie pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a full service on-site spa, two lighted tennis courts, a nature trail, sand volleyball court, 15 food & beverage options and an 18-hole championship golf course designed by the Arnold Palmer Design Company.  The Rosen is also a Universal Partner Hotel and offer complimentary shuttle service to the Universal Orlando Resort.

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The Rosen Shingle Creek – Frequently Asked Questions

What are the hotel rates at the Rosen Shingle Creek?

Depending on the time of year, hotel rates at the Rosen Shingle Creek typically range from less than $200 per night for a standard room to more than $500 per night for the larger suites.   We paid $139 per night during our most recently stay in August 2022.

How close is the Rosen Shingle Creek to the Walt Disney World theme parks?

The Rosen Shingle Creek is located within 20 to 25 minutes to all four of the theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort.

How close is the Rosen Shingle Creek to the Orange County Convention Center?

The Rosen Shingle Creek is located less than two miles to the Orange County Convention Center which is approximately 5 to 10 minutes to either the west or south concourse.

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Is there a Resort Fee or Parking Charge at the Rosen Shingle Creek?

There are no resort fees but and self-parking costs $25.00 per night; valet parking costs $35.00 per night. Other costs include Florida state sales tax of 6.5% and an Orange County occupancy tax of 6%.

Is there a spa at the Rosen Shingle Creek?

The 13,000 square foot full-service Spa at Shingle Creek is located directly on-site at the resort.  The spa offers a number of treatments includes massages, facials and salon services.

Does the Rosen Shingle Creek offer theme park transportation?

The hotel offers theme park transportation to and from the Universal Orlando Resort.  

Is there a nice pool at the Rosen Shingle Creek?

The hotel features three individual pools which include a lap pool, zero entry family pool and a quiet pool.  There is also a small kiddie pool that is located next to the family pool.

What are the food & beverage options at the Rosen Shingle Creek?

The Rosen Shingle Creek features 14 different food and beverage options ranging from grab-and-go to poolside and upscale dining.  Learn more about the dining options in our post below.

What is the pet policy at the Rosen Shingle Creek?

The Rosen Shingle Creek is a pet friendly hotel allowing one dog per guest room for up to seven (7) nights for a $150 non-refundable fee.  Longer stays require additional fee of $50 per night.

The Location of the Rosen Shingle Creek

The Rosen Shingle Creek is located near the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Access to the hotel is fairly simple as there is an interchange at Universal Boulevard from SR-528 (Beachline Highway), just adjacent to the hotel.  Additionally, the hotel is  fairly close to the SeaWorld Orlando and several of Orlando’s major shopping & entertainment destinations.

Rosen Shingle Creek

9939 Universal Boulevard

Orlando, Florida  32819

407.996.9939

It will take travelers about 15 – 20 minutes to get to the hotel from the Orlando International Airport and less than five minutes to get to the Orlando / Orange County Convention Center.  

In addition to what is offered on-site, there are several shopping centers and retail venues within a very short distance along Universal Boulevard just west of the hotel.  Theme parks and other local destinations are short distance to the hotel.  Per Google Maps, travel time is as follows (non-peak hours):

  • Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort: Approximately than 15 minutes.
  • The Magic Kingdom Park:  Approximately 20 minutes.
  • EPCOT at the Walt Disney World Resort: Approximately 20 minutes.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Approximately 20 minutes.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Approximately 20 to 25 minutes.
  • The Universal Orlando Resort: Approximately 15 minutes
  • SeaWorld Orlando: Less than 10 minutes.
  • Downtown Orlando: Approximately 25 minutes.
  • Vineland Premium Outlets: Approximately 15 minutes.
  • Orlando Premium Outlets: Approximately 20 minutes.

It should also be noted that the new theme park, EPIC Universe (part of the Universal Orlando Resort), is just immediately to the west of the hotel.

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Hotels Amenities at the Rosen Shingle Creek

The Rosen Shingle Creek is a one of the largest full-service hotels in the convention center area and features a number of amazing amenities including:

Resort Swimming Pools

There are four individual pools at the Rosen Shingle Creek which include:

  • Lap Pool
  • Zero Entry Family Pool
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Quiet Pool

The family pool and kiddie pool are adjacent to one another and patio area surrounding the quiet pool features private cabanas which are available to rent.  There are two hot tubs; one by the family pool with another by the quiet pool. 

Guests will find extensive patio seating surrounding each pool.  For poolside dining, Cat-Tails Pool Bar and Grill is just outside the quiet pool area.

The Shingle Creek Golf Club

The Rosen Shingle Creek is home to the Shingle Creek Golf Club which features an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course designed by the Arnold Palmer Design Company.  The course plays 7,213 yard, has a rated of 74.3 and a slope of 137.  Additional features include:

  • Five individual tee boxes for all skill levels
  • High tech GPS systems on the golf carts
  • Complimentary golf valet parking
  • Walking distance to the resort
  • A 2,000 square foot pavilion for lunch and cocktails

The club features a state-of-the-art practice facility which includes a 70,000 square foot driving range and a 15,000 square foot putting green with bunker and chipping areas.  Additionally, the Shingle Creek Golf Club is home to the Shingle Creek Golf Academy which is a Top 25 golf school as ranked by Golf magazine. 

Click here for more information the Shingle Creek Golf Club.

The Spa at Shingle Creek

Located directly on site at the hotel, the 13,000 square foot Spa at Shingle Creek offers a variety of services.  Treatments including massages, specialty massage therapies, aromatherapy, facials & skin therapy treatments, hand & foot therapies and salon services.

The spa is open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM seven days a week.

Fitness Center

Guests visiting the hotel have access to the fitness center which includes a full compliment of cardio-vascular and strength training equipment.  Fees for the fitness center are $10 for 24 hours or $20 for the length of the stay.

Fitness training is available on an appointment only basis.

Theme Park Transportation

Transportation via shuttle buses to Universal Orlando Resort is complimentary and reservations are required 24 hours prior to department time.

Additional amenities at Rosen Shingle Creek include:

  • On-site theme park ticket center
  • On-site business center
  • Full service concierge
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the Hotel
  • On-site arcade
  • On-site gift shop
  • Fishing Dock
  • Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Volleyball and Basketball Courts

Dining Options at the Rosen Shingle Creek

The Rosen Shingle Creek features 14 casual and upscale dining options that will fit any palette. 

A Land Remembered

A Land Remembered is a AAA Four Diamond restaurant that is inspired by a Patrick Smith novel that is reach in Florida history and landscapes.  Known for the Harris Ranch Black Angus Five Diamond Prime Beef as well as Gator Creek Stew, this dining venue is open daily for lunch and dinner service (reservations are recommended).

Click here to see the menu at A Land Remembered.

Cala Bella

The Rosen Shingle Creek features another AAA Four Diamond restaurant in Cala Bella.  This bistro dining experience features authentic Italian cuisine and soft piano music. Cala Bella is open nightly for dinner service at 5:30 PM.

Café Osceola

Café Osceola is the hotels primary breakfast restaurant serving a bountiful buffet of eggs & omelets, breakfast meats, smoked salmon, potatoes, fruit & berries, and fresh baked goods.  The buffet costs $26 per person but guests can order individual breakfast items ala carte. 

Click here to see the menu at Café Osceola.

Cat-Tails Pool Bar & Grille

Guests will enjoy a variety of sandwiches, burgers and salads as well as beer, wine and specialty cocktails at Cat-Tails Pool Bar &  Grille.  Located near the Family Pool and the Quiet Pool, this dining venue is open daily for lunch and dinner service.

Click here to see the menu at Cat-Tails.

Additional Food & Beverage Options include:

  • Mi Casa Tequila Taqueria
  • Banrai Sushi
  • Tobias Burgers & Brews
  • 18 Monroe Street market
  • Smooth Java
  • Headwaters Lounge
  • Creek Ice Creamery
  • Par-Take
  • In-Room Dining

Conferences and Events at the Rosen Shingle Creek

The Rosen Shingle Creek has some of the largest conference facilities of any hotel in Florida.  There is 524,000 square feet of indoor & outdoor conference and event space.

There is a total of 410,000 square feet of indoor events space which includes:

  • Gatlin Grand Ballroom: 95,000 square feet (column free)
  • Sebastian Ballroom: 60,000 square feet (column free)
  • Panzacola Ballroom: 40,000 square feet (Column Free)
  • 99 Breakout meeting rooms (850 to 2,000 square feet each)
  • Pre-function space: 144,000 square feet
  • Exhibit Space: 195,000 square feet

Ballrooms feature 31-foot unobstructed ceilings and there are seven built in registration desks that include back office space.

There is a total of 114,000 square feet of outdoor event space which includes:

  • Covered Golf Pavilion: 1,850 square feet
  • Outdoor Event Patios: 40,000 square feet
  • Largest outdoor space: 45,900 square feet

The Rosen Shingle Creek has a reception capacity of 10,000 guests with a theater-style capacity of 9,500 guests.  There are also 17 loading bays to transport equipment.

The Rooms and Hotel Rates at the Rosen Shingle Creek

The Rosen Shingle Creek is one the largest hotels in the area with 1,501 rooms including 195 suites, 411 king rooms, 950 queen double room and 75 ADA guest rooms.  There are 56 petite king suites, 69 executive parlor suites, 37 grande parlor suites, 30 hospitality suites and three Presidential suites.

In-room amenities are extensive and include premium linens, working desk with chair, flat panel television with premium and on-demand movies for rent, smart phone docking station, coffee maker, mini-refrigerator, iron / ironing board, in-room safe and a hair dryer.

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 Rosen web site at the time of publication.

Rates for 2022-23   10/15/22 12/15/22 2/15/23
One King Room   $315.00 $374.00 $384.00
Two Queen Beds   $290.00 $349.00 $359.00
King Suite   NA NA NA

There are no resort fees but and self-parking costs $25.00 per night; valet parking costs $35.00 per night. Other costs include Florida state sales tax of 6.5% and an Orange County occupancy tax of 6%.

Internet service is free for only the first 10Mbps per device (unlimited devices) during the length of the stay.  Premium internet access is available for up to 20Mbps per device.  Speed was considered fair with 15.50Mbps download speed and 14.23Mbps upload speed per Speedtest.net.

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What We Liked about the Rosen Shingle Creek:

There are many different things to like at this resort property.  Following are some of the highlights:

  • High quality resort in a great location
  • Multiple pool areas
  • Extensive dining options
  • No resort fee

What We Didn’t Like about the Rosen Shingle Creek:

There were a few things not to like when staying at the this hotel

  • Parking fee of $25 per night
  • Limited free internet access (10Mbps per device during the stay)

What We Think the Rosen Shingle Creek For:

The Rosen Shingle Creek is perfect for a wide variety of travelers visiting the greater Orlando area including:

  • Business meetings, conferences and special events
  • Guests visiting the Orlando area theme parks
  • Weekend golf or spa getaways

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