Located about a 7-minute walk from Florida Mall and less than a 1-minute drive from Highway 528, the Hampton Inn Orlando is geared towards travellers who require a hotel with a free breakfast, easy highway access and an outdoor pool.
This hotel has over 120 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one king or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a seating area and a sofabed are also available. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a fitness room, meeting/conference space, guest laundry, a concierge desk, a free continental breakfast and free parking. Guests may want to note that there is no business centre at this hotel. Pets are not permitted. This hotel is wheelchair accessible.
Several fast food restaurants are under a 5-minute walk from the hotel, including McDonald's, Arby's and Subway. Disney World is roughly a 20-minute drive southwest, and SeaWorld Orlando is a 10-minute drive southwest. Universal Studios Orlando is about a 12-minute drive northwest. Orlando International Airport (MCO) is about a 10-minute drive east. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 11, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, location and breakfast.
The hotel's accommodations were praised by numerous lodgers. They were described as clean, spacious and well equipped, with comfortable beds, pillows and linens, and a good Wi-Fi signal.
Many reviewers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be close to highway access, the airport, shopping, restaurants, a bus stop, Disney World and Universal Studios.
Several guests enjoyed the hotel's free breakfast, describing it as delicious, fresh and awesome, with a great variety of hot and cold items and plenty of seating. One lodger remarked, "This place also has one of the best and most generous complimentary breakfasts I've ever had".
The hotel's rates were also praised by several reviewers, who found them very affordable. One guest stated, "excellent hotel for the price".
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about noise transfer, the lack of business centre and the pool.
Some reviewers complained of noisy in-room air-conditioning units, as well as traffic noise and noise from guests in adjacent rooms.
A few guests mentioned the hotel's lack of business centre. They were disappointed there was no printer available to print out boarding passes for the airport.
The hotel's outdoor pool was described as dirty by a few lodgers, which deterred them from swimming in it.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 305 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #128 out of 329 Orlando hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 226 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 8.8 out of 10 from 135 reviews.
The author called the hotel on June 11, 2013 to verify some information.