The Buena Vista Suites, situated in Orlando, FL, is located 12 minutes away by car from Disney World.
In this hotel, pets are not allowed. There are seven floors with 279 rooms. A limited number of smoking suites are available.
Each hotel includes a microwave, a coffeemaker, daily housekeeping, toiletries, a shaving mirror, an ironing board with an iron, a desk, a safe, available cribs, climate control, air conditioning, a phone with voicemail and wake-up available, a refrigerator, a hair dryer, a clock radio, a sofabed, and a TV with premium channels and HBO available.
Wi-Fi is available in rooms for a charge of $8.99 per day.
In the Buena Vista Suites, free breakfast is served daily and self-parking is complimentary. Also available on site, is a poolside bar, fitness facilities, an arcade, lighted tennis and basketball courts, gift shops, a grocery store, an outdoor pool, restaurants that serve a variety of meals, a patio, and a hot tub.
There is 24-hour room service, audiovisual equipment, a 24-hour front desk, an ATM, a laundry service with dry cleaning available, a limo service, a computer station, event catering, a staff capable of speaking multiple languages, a bellhop, laundry facilities, banquet facilities, business services, a concierge desk, tour assistance, and ticket assistance.
On weekdays, the free breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 10 am. On weekends, it is served from 7 am to 10:30 am.
Free shuttles to four Disney theme parks, to their sister hotel, and to the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and Orlando Premium Outlets are available. Airport shuttle services are also available, but charges will apply.
Guests may want to note that the tennis and basketball courts are closed for resurfacing until September 6, 2013.
Some places that guests staying at the Buena Vista Suites may want to visit include Universal Studios Orlando, which is 16 minutes away by car, SeaWorld, which is 10 minutes away by car, the Kennedy Space Center, which is 5 minutes away by car, and Orlando International Airport (MCO), which is 21 minutes away by car. (All transportation time estimates sourced from Google Maps)
The vast majority of reviews for the Buena Vista Suites were very positive.
Many guests praised the staff, describing them as helpful and friendly, and saying that they eliminated any problems with the hotel within a day.
Many guests found their rooms to be quite clean, generally comfortable, and spacious.
Many guests felt that the hotel had great value, as they mentioned that they were satisfied with the amount they paid. However, there were a few complaints about fees (see below).
Many guests liked the location, especially for its proximity to Disney and other theme parks, as well as restaurants and shopping. However, a few guests without vehicle access had complaints about the location (see below).
Many guests enjoyed the breakfast, claiming that it was varied and tasty. However, there were some complaints about crowding (see below for more details).
Although most reviews were very positive, there were some reoccurring criticisms.
A few guests had difficulty connecting to the Wi-Fi, and some felt that it should have been included in the room rates. It was also mentioned that printing was a hassle.
Although many guests praised the breakfast, and felt it contributed to the hotel's value, several guests did mention that it can get crowded when the hotel is busy, and that sometimes things (like coffee) were not quickly replenished.
A couple of guests also noted that there was not much to eat in the immediate area surrounding the hotel.
There were a couple of guests who felt that the hotel could use some minor repairs, such as with peeling wallpaper.