Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, FL

13351 State Road 535Orlando, FL 32821
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$87.50
TripAdvisor user rating 4.00 out of 5 Based on 2974 reviews
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
NO SERVICE FEES

Through the middle of April 2024, the hotel will be making improvements which will have minimal impact on your stay, however it will require some areas of the hotel to be temporarily closed for safety.

Overview

Located in iconic Orlando, Florida, this Walt Disney World Good Neighbor® Hotel offers 503 well-appointed guest rooms and suites that feature comfortable bedding, a refrigerator, a microwave, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can also enjoy an outdoor pool and kids’ splash pad, an Applebee’s restaurant and poolside tiki bar, a games arcade, free scheduled shuttle services, and other on-site conveniences.

up to 4 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Orlando Travel Experts
  • Free WiFi access keeps you connected during your trip.
  • Rooms feature microwaves, mini-fridges, and Bath and Body Works bath amenities.
  • Splash around in the outdoor pool or swim up to the poolside tiki bar. Kids' Splash pad onsite.
  • Applebee's Restaurant is onsite.
  • The hotel offers scheduled shuttle service to area theme parks and outlet malls. See the Front Desk for the schedule.
  • Pets are allowed. Fees apply. See FAQs for more information.
  • The minimum age to check in is 18.
  • Resort fee of $30/night plus tax is collected upon check in.
  • Kids ages 19 and under stay for free when sharing their parents’ room using existing beds. Up to two kids ages 11 and under eat free any time of the day in any Holiday Inn® on-site restaurant. See FAQ for more info.
  • Disney Springs - 1.8 miles
  • Disney Theme Parks - 0.7 mile
  • Universal Resort Orlando - 8.0 miles
  • SeaWorld Orlando - 4.2 miles

Property Amenities

  • Fitness Facilities
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Inside Corridors
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Sun Deck
  • Health Spa/Massage
  • Wedding Services
  • Security Guard
  • Valet Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Patio/Veranda
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry Services
  • Shuttle Services - Limited (surcharge)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Elevator
  • Hot Tub
  • Outside Corridors
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Porter/Bellman
  • Basketball Goals
  • ATM/Banking
  • Poolside Bar
  • Sundry/Grocery
  • Shuttle Services - Limited (free)
  • Business Center
  • Children's Program
  • Express Checkout
  • Guest Laundry
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Room Service
  • Ice Machines
  • Car Rental on Property
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Pool Table/Billards
  • Coffee Shop or Café
  • Complimentary Newspapers
  • Snack Bar/Deli
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Description

from Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
The Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista is located just outside Disney Springs, approximately a five-minute drive.

Situated in the heart of Lake Buena Vista and just one mile from the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, Holiday Inn® Resort Lake Buena Vista is an award-winning hotel conveniently located minutes from major attractions. This Orlando resort's superior amenities and service ensure a delightful stay.

About one mile from the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, the Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista is also near Universal Studios, SeaWorld® Orlando and the Downtown Disney® area. Shopping and dining options abound at Crossroads, the Orlando Premium Outlets, and Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, all less than one mile from the hotel.

Visiting Orlando on business? Take advantage of the hotel's scheduled shuttle to the Orange County Convention Center. Fast and free wired and wireless Internet access helps you stay connected, and on-site meeting rooms are available for special events.

This Orlando resort's amenities ensure a memorable vacation. Guests enjoy seasonal poolside activities, including dive-in movies, as well as family-friendly recreation resources like a Cyber Arcade and Splash Pad. The on-site Applebee's® restaurant offers classic American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and room service is available. The scheduled shuttles to major theme parks make it easy to see the best attractions in Orlando. Book now and make your next Orlando vacation magical!

Fees: Resort Fee / Parking fee per night are collected upon check-in.
Pet Policy: Pet Fee: Pets are allowed for an extra charge of $100.00 per pet for the first four nights and a $10 fee every night thereafter. Pets over 50 lbs. incur a charge of $150.00 for first 4 nights and $10.00 per night after for each pet. Guests are allowed a maximum of 2 pets. (Prices are subject to change). Please notify the hotel prior to your arrival date if traveling with a pet. Pet-friendly rooms are limited.

This is a 100% smoke-free hotel. The pool area is also a non-smoking area and smoking of any type/form is prohibited. There is a designated area for smoking, please check with the hotel staff where the designated smoking area is if you wish to smoke.

*Fees mentioned are subject to change and applicable taxes.

Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista Reviews

30 Reviews
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Brandon Vaughan
ELMIRA, NY
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Bit frustrating but good enough to lay your head down."
July 2021
Stayed four nights total for a trip to Universal Studios.

Started bad when we discovered a urine soaked carpet and a dirty filter in the A/C unit. Called lobby and nobody answered. Kept calling and no answer. Had to go down there to talk to them about the issues. Management made it right and actually moved our two rooms to a separate adjoined area (perfect because it was a family trip).

We didn't spend much time in the rooms so we didn't fuss too much. However there were some negatives:

7 guests should mean 7 washcloths (at least). You should not have to share something like that. We had 4 total between 2 rooms.

Onsite Laundry consists of 2 washers and 2 dryers (1 didn't work) for close to 700 rooms. And even with the map it wasn't easy to navigate to find it. It's not labeled on any walls or doors either. Probably the only reason we were able to get our laundry done was because of how obscure it was.

I was supposed to be able to choose a housekeeping option in the beginning but it was never brought up. When we asked for it for the second day they said they would provide full service our last day but never committed to it. We called and they did offer to bring towels which we needed again. We also asked for more TP but they didn't bring it and still never brought it when we called about it. In the end we had to get it from the front desk.

The parking lot was a little dirty. Saw bottles, cans, and other trash in several areas.

No complimentary breakfast as far as we could tell. Don't remember if it was supposed to be included but it should be in every hotel.

Onto some positives:

We used the pool once and it was very warm and clean.

We needed a keycode to get into parking. We also needed keycards to get through a gate and a door before we could even get into the elevator. We were thankful for good security (even though other guests didn't seem to care about leaving things open).

Applebee's is connected and delivers to the room.

Pillows were perfect for us.

Staff was pleasant and seemed nice enough.
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Tip: Safe and secure but staff needs more training.

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Sharon Palacios
miami, FL
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Excellent"
June 2021
Great prices and amazing hotel
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kristie Chau
Philipsburg, PA
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Amazing hotel!"
March 2020
From the moment we walk in it was great! Diane the manager was absolutely amazing! It was a great Trip for us and the kids!
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Tip: Applebee’s kids eat free and pool is open late.

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LORENA FRANCIS LANCE
Atlanta, GA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Convenient and clean"
September 2019
We booked our hotel reservation through Tripster and was a very good experience. When we made our purchase there was some additional information required to process the payment so we contacted costumer service and was surprised positively about the service we received. The hotel
Is super clean and very close to the parks in Orlando. The shuttle to Disney World and Universal Studios was a plus!
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Gaetano Basile
DE
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great place to stay near the theme Parks"
September 2019
If you are looking for a nice and quiet place close to the theme parks, this will be the perfect spot for you.
If you do not drive like me, shuttles are available or you can always rely on cheap and efficient Uber
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Alyse Geiger
CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Very Nice Experience"
July 2019
We had a very nice experience at the Holiday Inn. The rooms were comfortable and clean. It’s a great family resort with many activities for children. We thought when we start having a family it would be a great place to come again. Our experience was made perfect by the resort transportation. A lady named Christina provides ride service from the hotel and she was absolutely wonderful. Her prompt, reliable and friendly service made us feel cared for and secure during our stay. She was our first call when we needed a ride somewhere and her service company exceeded our expectations. If we return we hope to use her services again. We would definitely recommend this resort and it’s services to others.
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Tip: Wonderful personal transportation services, family oriented resort

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Elizabeth Rosen
Jeffersonville, IN
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Family's summer vacation"
July 2019
I have booked through tripster a few times now . This year we went to Orlando and stayed in the same holiday inn that we did the previous year. The room was very nice , as well as the pool area . Multiple daily activities for the kids and movie night. Close and convenient to the parks etc. Overall a great experience and memorable. Thank you tripster.
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Tip: It also had an applebees restaurant attached to it and kids eat free with the voucher they provide to you:)

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Kira Johnston
Woodland, PA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"A great place to stay"
April 2019
The staff and location were perfect for our week in Orlando! The room was clean and comfortable and the amenities were wonderful. I was disappointed with the Applebee’s onsite as the three times we were there we had multiple issues, including lack of service (mainly at a half full bar), and lack of ingredients for items on the menu. But overall we would stay again, Just not use the onsite restaurant.
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Tip: The shuttle schedule this time of year was spaced out but uber and Lyft were available!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista

Is Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista pet-friendly?

Yes. Pets are allowed for an extra charge of $100.00 per pet for the first four nights and a $10 fee every night thereafter. Pets over 50 lbs. incur a charge of $150.00 for first 4 nights and $10.00 per night after for each pet. Guests are allowed a maximum of 2 pets. (Prices are subject to change). Please notify the hotel prior to your arrival date if traveling with a pet. Pet-friendly rooms are limited.

Can I reserve a smoking room at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista?

No. This is a 100% smoke-free hotel. The pool area is also a non-smoking area and smoking of any type/form is prohibited. There is a designated area for smoking, please check with the hotel staff where the designated smoking area/s are if you wish to smoke.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista offer WiFi?

Yes. Guests can access the WiFi free of charge.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista serve breakfast?

The Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar onsite serves a made-to-order breakfast for an additional fee beginning at 7:00 am each morning.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista have an on-site restaurant?

Yes. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar is on-premises and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also Rocco's Rockin' Tiki Bar located in the pool area.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista have a fitness center?

Yes.

Will my room at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista have a safe?

Yes. All rooms come with a safe.

Will my room at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista have a microwave and/or mini-fridge?

Yes. Rooms at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista feature a microwave and a mini fridge.

Can I request a rollaway bed and/or crib at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista?

Yes. Cribs/playpen are limited and is free of charge. Rollaway beds are available for an extra fee per night.

Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista?

Yes, the hotel has an outdoor pool and hot tubs.

When are check-in and check-out at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista?

Check-in is at 3:00 pm and check-out ends at 11:00 am.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista offer parking?

Yes. Parking is available onsite included on your resort fee.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista provide an airport or theme park shuttle?

Yes, scheduled shuttle service to theme parks and outlet malls is offered to hotel guests and is included in the resort fee.

What is the minimum age to check-in at Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista?

Guests must be at least 18 years of age to check-in.

Does Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista charge a resort fee?

Yes. A $30 resort fee per night, plus tax is collected upon arrival. Fees are subject to change and applicable taxes.

What is Kids Stay and Eat Free Program?

Available at Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Select®, Holiday Inn Resort® and Holiday Inn SunSpree® Resort hotels around the world, Kids Stay and Eat Free available at participating hotels only. For more information, contact the individual hotel. Kids Stay Free – Up to two (2) children stay free when sharing a room with up to two (2) adults at any of the Participating Hotels, subject to maximum room occupancy restrictions and subject to availability. Baby crib/cot is complimentary while rollaway beds may be chargeable. Rules for maximum room occupancy will supersede this offer. Kids Eat Free – For registered guests only. This is available for children: a) when ordering for breakfast, lunch & dinner; b) when ordering in the hotel’s dine-in restaurant; c) when ordering from the Kids’ Menu (which must consist of at least 1 main course and 1 dessert) and; d) when accompanied by at least one (1) adult who is registered as a hotel guest at the Participating Hotel and must order at least one main course from the full-priced menu. The Kids Eat Free offer is limited to up to four (4) children per dining family, per meal OR up to two (2) children per parent, per meal. The Kids Eat Free offer is not available for room service* or with room rates negotiated for groups of 10 or more rooms, travel industry rates, corporate rates or employee rates.