Price From $99
’Hood Set just off International Drive, the resort is in the heart of the attractions area, a stone’s throw from Wet ’n Wild water park and a short drive from SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, and Universal Studios Orlando.
The Vibe Designed by a Brazilian architect, the lobby brims with South American flourishes like glass-beaded chandeliers, stenciled archways, and splashes of ocean-inspired turquoise inlays on the walls. Unlike many resorts, the hotel is calm, quiet, and homey—more apartment-living and adult-oriented than megawatt resort.
Rooms The converted condo complex offers 240 suites and one- and two-bedroom apartments, each with varying sizes of living, dining and sleeping spaces. All come with fully equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, leather sofas, sturdy wood tables in the living areas, and classic wooden beds dressed with white hemstitched duvets and cozy yellow-and-brown chenille coverlets. Studio bathrooms have shower-tub combos, and one- and two-bedrooms have whirlpool tubs (and balconies.)
Plus Starbucks coffee served in the lobby. Kitchens with granite countertops are stocked with everything from cookie sheets to brownie tins, for a real at-home feel.
Minus Exterior property and immediate surrounding areas are minimally landscaped, if at all.
Free Wi-Fi? In lobby and pool area only; free wired Internet in rooms.
Credit Cards AmEx, Discover, MC, Visa
Other Rate Details Studios start at $99, one-bedrooms at $129, and two-bedrooms at $200. Breakfast is not included, but deals and add-on packages are available on the website.