Located about a 5-minute drive from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and a 2-minute drive from the nearest Highway 528 on-ramp, the Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel is geared towards road or air travellers who require a hotel with a free airport shuttle, meeting/banquet space, on-site dining and easy highway access.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms offers cable TV, an in-room safe, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, a hair dryer and an iron and ironing board. Wi-Fi is an additional $9.95 per day. The hotel is wheelchair accessible and pets are not permitted.
The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, 20,000 square feet of meeting/banquet space, a business centre and laundry services. Self-parking is an additional $14 per day and a free airport shuttle is also offered (please contact the hotel for details).
On-site dining is offered at Fresco Moderne Brasserie and Daily Grind (both open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily) and Malabar, which serves dinner daily.
Disney World can be found about 18 minute away by car, while Florida Mall is about a 13-minute drive away. Orlando Watersports Complex is an 11-minute drive from the hotel and Orange County Convention Center is roughly a 15-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi $9.95/day, self-parking $14/day, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 29, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.
Many guests praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as accommodating, attentive, knowledgeable and friendly.
The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by numerous reviewers. They described their rooms as clean, quiet, modern, well equipped, spacious, well maintained and lovely, with comfortable beds.
Several lodgers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it close to Disney World, restaurants, the airport, downtown Orlando, the University of Central Florida and Valencia Community College.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the hotel's added costs.
Some lodgers were disappointed with the added costs they incurred during their stay. They found the Internet and parking charges to be expensive, and felt these fees should have been included in the room rates along with a free breakfast.
guest reviews ranked the hotel #80 of 328
Orlando hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 346 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 94% recommendation rate from 124 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 from 63 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 29, 2013 to verify some information.