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Sonesta Es Suites Orlando

This is a 3 star hotel in Orlando
8480, Orlando, FL, U.S.A.
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Currently under renovations, but still a good value
  • Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free parking
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Helpful staff
  • Convenient location
  • Quiet rooms
  • Some guests were not pleased with the cleanliness of their rooms
  • Some guests felt the renovations created a major inconvenience
  • A few guests were upset that the hotel didn't match the pictures they found online.
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Feb 3, 2014
The Sonesta Es Suites Orlando is an all-suites property located just off Interstate 4 and 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport (MCO) by car.

Suites feature separate living and bedroom areas, sleeper sofas, coffeemakers, flat screen TV's, premium movie channels, hair dryers, full kitchens with cook-top stoves, microwaves, full-sized refrigerators and toasters, work desks, an iron and ironing board and Wi-Fi. There is also a free shuttle to Walt Disney World Epcot Center, Universal Orlando, and Sea World.

This hotel has a business center, meeting room, fitness center, indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub, laundry facilities and Wi-Fi. As of this listing, the swimming pool, hot tub and fitness center are closed, however, the front desk has a selection of alternate local facilities available.

This property is close to many attractions in the central Florida area. Sea World and Universal Orlando are both within a 10-minute drive of the hotel, while Epcot Center is a 20-minute drive away. Downtown Orlando is also a 20-minute drive away, and shopping at Florida Mall is a 15-minute drive away, while Orlando Premium Outlets is a 10-minute drive away. The Orange County Convention Center is a 3-minute drive away. 

This hotel is ADA compliant. This hotel does not accept pets. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

As of the date of this posting, the hotel is undergoing renovations. Please contact them to discuss the status of renovations for the dates of your stay, and how they might affect you.
The Good
Most guests found the staff helpful, with a few exceptions. 

Most guests found their rooms to be quite quiet, not letting in noise from the road outside or other guests within the hotel. 

Most guests found this hotel's proximity to the various theme parks very convenient and appreciated not having to deal with a long trip back after a day of excitement. They also appreciated that there were a number of restaurants in the area. 

Despite some of the issues mentioned below, most guests seemed to feel that this hotel provided a good value for the price point. 

The Bad
Some reviewers felt the upkeep in their rooms left much to be desired, complaining of unsanitary conditions. 

Some guests found the renovations caused many issues. Some felt their rooms were neglected, which lead to the unsanitary conditions mentioned above. Others guests said their reservations were changed due to their original rooms not being ready because of the renovation. One reviewer claimed they could not use the front door because of it. 

A few guests were displeased that the pictures they saw of the hotel online did not match what they were given. Some of the rooms they wound up with were as described above and not in top condition. guest reviews gave this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 639 reviews and ranked #145 out of 329 hotels in the area. guest reviews gave this hotel 4 out of 5 based on 211 reviews.

Guest Reviews

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105.04 USD - 0.00 USD Sonesta Es Suites Orlando
Out of 553 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 7.1 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 2
No. of guest comments: 2
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #55 out of 553 hotels in Orlando ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
Gary from Middlesbrough, GB rated Sonesta Es Suites Orlando 10 out of 10 on August 16, 2005
"Don't close the pool area so early."
Verified Guest from Tampa, FL US rated Sonesta Es Suites Orlando 8 out of 10 on January 06, 2004


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Sonesta Es Suites Orlando

  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Tour Desk
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioned
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Disabled Parking
  • Jacuzzi
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Ice Machine

User Contributed Info

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Staybridge Suites International Drive puts you right in the middle of central Florida’s Vacation Magic! Located in the International Drive Resort Area you’ll find numerous restaurants, shops, and small attractions are within walking distance. With this central location the Walt Disney World® Resort, Sea World, and Universal Orlando Resort are just minutes away. On property you will find recently redecorated suites, an inviting lobby area, cocktail lounge, beautifully landscaped grounds, courtyards, a heated swimming pool, children’s pool, jacuzzi, video game room, as well as laundry facilities.

Category Accommodation and Food Services
Fax (407) 352-4631
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 0:00
General Amenities Newspaper in Lobby | Breakfast Available | Fitness Room
General Property Info Great for Children | 24 hr Service
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 0:00
Neighbourhood South San Mateo,Beresford Park
Parking Outdoor | Free | Lot
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Place Status Open at this location
Postal Code 32819
Public Access Open to the General Public
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 0:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 0:00
Telephone (407) 352-2400
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 0:00
Toll-free (800) 866-4549
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 0:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 0:00

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