The Top 10 Best Hotels in Orlando (2022)


Orlando is one of the top vacation destinations in the entire world.  With more than 400 hotel properties consists of more than 140,000 rooms, visitors to the Orlando area have a wide range of options from theme park hotels, golf resorts and modern style hotels in the downtown area.

With so many great hotels to choose from, it’s not easy to decide where to say.  Since we have visiting a number of hotels in the Orlando area ranging from limited service budget hotels to the final in the area, we are going to review our opinion of the 10 best Orlando area hotels for 2022

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The 10 Best Hotels in Orlando (2022)

  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Four Season Orlando at the Walt Disney World Resort
  • Waldorf Astoria Orlando
  • Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes
  • JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
  • Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
  • AC Hotel Orlando Downtown
  • Margaritaville Resort Orlando
  • Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando
  • Hyatt Regency Orlando International Drive

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is widely considered the best hotel property owned by Disney.  Located within walking distance of the Magic Kingdom, this 867-room resort is situated along the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon and features some of the best views at Walt Disney World.

Amenities at the Grand Floridian include two resort pools with a waterslide & water features, an on-site stop for the Walt Disney World Monorail, a world class spa, on-site tennis & fitness facilities and resort wide transportation (monorail, shuttle bus and water taxi service).  This hotel also features some of the best dining experiences including the award winning Victoria & Albert’s restaurant.

Hotel rates typically start at around $750.00 per night and could exceed $2,000 per night for the larger rooms with theme park views.

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Four Seasons Orlando at the Walt Disney World Resort

The Four Seasons Orlando is located directly on the grounds of the Walt Disney World Resort just outside of the Magic Kingdom.  This 443-room, AAA Diamond Resort is one of the finest hotel properties in the State of Florida.

Located on 26-acres, the Four Seasons features a five-acre water park called Explorer Island that features a lazy river pool and two water slides, theme park transportation, on-site character dining, an 18-hole Tom Fazio designed championship golf course, fitness & tennis facilities and a world class spa.

Depending on the time of year, hotel rates at the Four Seasons are among the most expensive in the Orlando market and typically start from $1,000 per night for a traditional theme park view room.

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Waldorf Astoria Orlando

The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is located adjacent to Walt Disney World in the Bonnet Creek Resort.  Originally opened in 2009, this award winning hotel first opened in 2009 and features 502 guest rooms and suites.

Amenities are extensive and are shared with the adjacent Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.  These include the Waltdorf Astoria Golf Club (with 18-hole championship golf course), the Waldorf Astoria Spa, multiple pools including the three-acre resort pool complex at the adjacent Signia by Hilton, state-of-the-art fitness center and theme park transportation.

Room prices start from approximately $500 per night and could exceed $1,000 per night, depending on the time of year.

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Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes is part of the 500-acre Grande lakes Resort which is shared with the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes and Marriott’s Lakeshore Reserve (vacation club property) along with the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando.  This 582-room award winning resort is one of the finest in the Orlando area.

Amenities include multiple resort pools including the lazy river pool at the adjacent JW Marriott, an 18-hole Greg Norman championship golf course, a 40,000 square foot spa, a 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center and a mountain biking trail.

Nightly hotels rates at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando vary during the year but typically range from around $750 per night to more than $2,000 per night depending on the room type.  

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JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes

The JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes is part of the 500-acre Grande lakes Resort which is shared with the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes and Marriott’s Lakeshore Reserve (vacation club property) along with the Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando.  This 1,000-room resort is one of the most popular luxury hotels in the Orlando area and it is located minutes from SeaWorld Orlando.

Amenities include multiple resort pools including the lazy river pool, an 18-hole Greg Norman championship golf course, a 40,000 square foot spa, a 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center and a mountain biking trail.

Nightly hotels rates at The JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes vary during the year but typically range from around $350 per night to more than $750 per night depending on the room type.

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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

The Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is one of the finest hotels at the Universal Orlando Resort.  This 750-room Italian themed hotel features a replica of the Portofino Harbor on the Italian Riviera.

Amenities include three resort pools (The Beach Pool, the Villa Pool and the Hillside Pool), water taxi transportation to CityWalk, a state-of-the-art fitness center, the 13,000 square foot Mandra Spa, a full service business center and complimentary Universal Express Pass Unlimited (one of the best theme park benefits).  In addition to the amenities, the resort hosts a nightly opera inspired show on the Harbor Piazza.  

Nightly hotels rates at the Loews Portofino Bay hotel vary during the year but typically range from around $300 per night to more than $750 per night depending on the room type.

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AC Hotel Orlando Downtown

The only hotel on our list outside of the theme park and convention center areas is the AC Hotel Orlando Downtown.  This sleek looking, modern style 180-room hotel is located in the heart of downtown Orlando near the Amway Center and the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Amenities include the SkyBar Rooftop Terrace which has panoramic city views and a fully equipped fitness center.  As part of the SunTrust Plaza building, hotel guests get full access to the Foxtail Coffee Cafe’, the Bumby Arcade Food Hal and the SunRail Station.

Hotel rates at the AC Hotel Orlando Downtown vary during the time of the and typically range from around $200.00 per night to more than $500.00 per night.

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Margaritaville Resort Orlando

One of the most fun hotels on our list is the Margaritaville Resort Orlando.  Located approximately 15 minutes southwest of Walt Disney World, this 300-acre resort features a 184-room hotel and a huge number individually owned Margaritaville Cottages.  It is also immediately adjacent to the Island H20 Water Park and the Promenade at Sunset Walk shopping & entertainment complex.

Amenities include three resort pools including a massive pool at the Fins Up Beach Club, a children’s water play area, state-of-the-art fitness facility, a full-service spa and numerous organized activities.

Hotel rates at the Margaritaville Resort Orlando vary during the year but typically range from around $250 per night to more than $600 per night depending on the room type.  The Margaritaville Cottages also vary by time of year and size but typically range from around $300 per night to more than $1,000 per night. 

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Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando

Often overlooked by many vacation travelers is the Rosen Shingle Creek.  Located fairly close to the Orange County Convention Center, this massive luxury resort sits on 255 acres and consists of a 1,501 room hotel with 524,000 square feet of convention space.

Amenities include an 18-hole Arnold Palmer designed championship golf course, four heated pools, a 13,000 square foot full-service spa, nature trails, a full service fitness center and tennis facilities.

Nightly rates vary during the year but typically range from around $250.00 per night to more than $500.00 per night depending on the room type.

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Hyatt Regency Orlando International Drive

The Hyatt Regency Orlando International Drive is the premier convention hotel as it is located immediately adjacent to the Orange County Convention Center and in the heart of the International Drive corridor.  This massive two-tower resort features 1,641 rooms and more than 300,000 square feet of meeting & event space.

Amenities include two resort pools (with water features including a water slide), a 24-hour fully equipped fitness center, an on-site full service spa and extensive dining options.

Nightly hotel rates vary during the year but typically range from around $250 per night to more than $750 per night depending on the room type.

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Honorable Mention

With so many hotels and resorts to choose from, it was difficult to pick just ten.  Here are those properties that just missed the Top 10 list and deserve an honorable mention.

  • Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek
  • Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

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