Maingate Lakeside Resort in Kissimmee, FL

7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial HighwayKissimmee, FL 34747
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A convenient and affordable hotel located adjacent to Walt Disney World® Resort and near other top attractions including SeaWorld® Orlando, Maingate Lakeside Resort offers standard guest rooms that feature lake or pool views, cable TV, mini refrigerators, coffee makers and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy three outdoor pools, a mini golf course, children’s play areas, a fitness room and more.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Kissimmee Travel Experts
  • Conveniently located 2 miles from Disney World and 11.7 miles from SeaWorld.
  • Take advantage of the complimentary theme park shuttle.
  • Pet-friendly rooms and amenities available. Pet fee applies.
  • Minimum check-in age is 21.
  • Enjoy the 3 outdoor pools, 2 kiddie pools, and poolside cabana bars.
  • Breakfast (fee).
  • Free Wi-Fi.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Children's Pool
  • Children's Program
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Express Checkout
  • Game Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Guest Laundry
  • Handicapped Access
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outside Corridors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Playground
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Room Service
  • Sun Deck
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Wedding Services
  • Free Parking
  • Security Guard
  • Ice Machines
  • Basketball Goals
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Shuttle Services - Limited (free)
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from Maingate Lakeside Resort
Check-In: 3:00pm Check-Out: 12:00pm
For your next Disney vacation, the Maingate Lakeside Resort is the perfect place to call "home" in Orlando. Situated on 24 acres, our hotel offers all the amenities of a true full-service resort and a location convenient to all of the region's premiere attractions.

Everything you'll need for the perfect Walt Disney World vacation is on-premises, just a short walk from your spacious guest room. Recreation, dining shopping, nightlife, meeting facilities and more.... and it's all located just 1.8 miles from the entrance to Walt Disney World Resort and just minutes south of Orlando, Florida. We offer scheduled shuttles to all the major theme parks. We are a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel.

The Maingate Lakeside Resort proudly offers 651 spaciously appointed guest rooms each complete with cable satellite television with ESPN and Disney, high-speed Internet access and refrigerator. This Kissimmee hotel's additional amenities include three swimming pools and two children's swimming pools, extensive exercise facility, arcade and an on-site miniature golf course. Guests can choose from a variety of restaurants on site, plus the hotel offers kids eat free program.

This Kissimmee hotel also features more than 3,200 square feet of quality meeting, wedding and banquet space accommodating up to 100 people in each of the two meeting rooms. The Maingate Lakeside Resort is close to a variety of attractions and activities including the annual Daytona 500, Firecracker 400, Bay hill Golf Classic, Disney Golf Classic and Disney's Magic Music Days. For superior customer service and a convenient location in Kissimmee, make a reservation at this Kissimmee hotel today!

The hotel charges a handling fee for all guest packages in the amount of $5.00 per package. A $25.00 per night PET FEE is charged/ non refundable, as well as a $100.00 PET DEPOSIT (refundable).

Due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the amenities & accommodations listed may not be available at this time.

Tripster Customer Reviews

18 Reviews
Mitzi Morris
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Nice older resort , great location and friendly staff."
June 2019
Resort is huge, staff is exceptionally nice and helpful. The resort itself is older and in need of some minor cosmetic repairs that they were working on while we are there. They have two large pools that we spent a lot of time at. Only downsides was they charged more for the resort fee than what I was told in my invoice, they put us in the far back building so we had a hike to both of the pools. The location is close to all of the parks, plenty of restaurants and shopping. The resort has a bus that travels to and from the parks and leaves on time early so we had plenty of time to get to the parks before they opened. The on site restaurant had a large breakfast selection.
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Tip: Great pool, great location and friendly staff.

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Jerusha R.
Daytona Beach, FL
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Clean, poolside"
April 2019
Poolside rooms were great we were able to walk from our room directly into the pool!! Kids loved how close the pool was!! Restuarant on site was a great breakfast buffet, kept us going well into the afternoon!!!! Transportation to parks was timely and convenient!!
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Kim Pinto
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"old and needing maintenance"
January 2019
Looked so nice online - its very outdated, Rooms were clean'ish (no bugs) but the ceilings had paint chipping from them. bathrooms old and manky as well as the rooms musty with no natural air coming in. Overall the staff was friendly and very helpful but the rest of the place could really do with a good lick of paint and some serious basic maintenance.
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Tip: read online reviews.

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John Skinner
Manassas, VA
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
December 2018
Room was clean with a small fridge. Excellent buffet breakfast.
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Tripster Customer
Bainbridge, GA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Not a Resort"
December 2018
The pictures looked nice and the location was convenient. This place is not a resort it is a roach motel. The room smelled awful there was rust in bathroom. Floors were disgusting. I was very unhappy but was unable to cancel as I had prepaid and didn't cancel in time. I will never stay there again.
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Tip: Not a resort, dirty, and outdated.

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Cynthia Christofides
Gulfport , MS
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Great hotel"
October 2018
We enjoyed our stay at Maingate Lakside resort!! Everyone was very friendly and the hotel room was good!! They even have a Pizza Hut and a breakfast buffet restaurant. They also have Miniature golf that is free If you stay there! And we were only 11 minutes from Magic Kingdom!
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Tip: You are close to Disney World!

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Torres Evans
Augusta, GA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great stay"
June 2018
We stumbled across reserve orlando and i swear...this deal cannot be beat!!! We paid for 4 tickets to universal plus hotel for 4 days and paid less then family members just paying for their universal tickets. Hotel room was clean staff very friendly! Enjoyed the lake view and pool side tiki bar
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Tip: The only thing is general store and ameneties were not available for guests who already paid and were there..they were set to open when new arrivals checked which was very disappointing and unfair.

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Tripster Customer
Iowa, LA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Not Bad"
June 2018
A nice place for the price. It is not loud at night and is close to Disney. We had a couple of small issues, we paid for a pool side view from our room and did not get it, but overall nice stay.
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Tip: Visit and buy the breakfast buffet every day. Let Martha, Javier and their friends get you started with a smile and coffee!

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Jeanie J
Minneapolis, Minnesota
"Dillipated, Sad Hotel. Watch out for the resort fee!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed October 13, 2020 NEW
Once upon a time, this was a lovely place to stay. The mini golf course was active, movies were shown in the evening, Pizza Hut was onsite, the restaurant had breakfast and the Tiki Bar was open every night. Now, it is nothing like it was. Pizza Hut has disappeared, plants droop in the hallways in the slow process of dying, restaurant and Tiki Bar are closed, the grounds are area are full of trash and debris. I inadvertently walked into the kitchen area, when I opened a wrong door. Water was pouring from the ceiling into two large garbage cans. This hotel can never use it's kitchen until this is fixed. Yet, despite all of this, I was charged $30 for a resort charge per night. If this hotel was truly a resort, it would have resort amenities. When I asked the young man at check in what the charge was for, he said for the pool, internet and work out room. I checked out the work out air conditioning. My point is this. The owner of this property is doing nothing to maintain his hotel and yet is charging for something that does not actually exist.....a resort. Shame on him. Despite all of this the staff is doing a wonderful job of keeping the rooms cleaned and being courteous. The people they now have staying at the hotel are not tourists, but people who actually live there day after day. On one side of my room there was a dog that barked constantly. On the other side was a grill set outside the room, with over 50 cigarette butts laying on the ground around it. When a property takes in homeless people it changes from a vacation hotel to a flophouse. People were standing in line in the lobby to cook their dinner in the lone microwave. If you are going to Orlando to visit Disney World, this is NOT the place to stay. If you are going for business, stay at a hotel that includes a kitchen. I would not recommend this place until the owner takes responsibility for this hotel and actually fixes it up. So sad. What a greedy person.
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Port Richey, Florida
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed October 09, 2020 NEW
First bed looks like someone left their drugs on it! Paint off the walls. "Baseboard" falling off. Cable crap reception. Grounds are extremely unkempt. Grass has not been cut in months!! They charge "resort fees" for a crappy motel! I would NEVER recommend this to anyone! Will NEVER use this hole again. And they want you to sit through a sit down tour of a new location. What a joke! Do yourself a favor, find another motel.
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TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed October 05, 2020 NEW
We use this property often when traveling to Disney, we have noticed that the quality of the rooms has gone down tremendously. I booked on their website and booked a 2 night stay, rate was $39.01 per night but was also charged over $50.00 in taxes and resort fees. When I checked in at the hotel we were told that there is now a $100.00 deposit required, No where on the website shows the fee and when I inquired about it I was told the fee was new. When I returned home I noticed that I was additionally charged $65.00 and the agent told me that it was another hold they place on the rooms and the charge would drop off along with the $100.00 deposit, I had to call the hotel again because I was charged the deposit anyways. Both rooms had sugar ants and the overall rooms smelled of mold and mildew. I am so disappointed that the hotel is not being kept up.
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"real relaxed"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 28, 2020 NEW
honestly when i checked in , i told the check in people to make sure i had a clean room. so my room was clean and no complaints. hotel is very relaxing. its not as bad as people make it seem (let's be honest we all exaggerate). granted i was nervous prior to entering my room but it was all good. The guys at the front desk are cool.
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Orlando, Florida
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 28, 2020 NEW
they have an unmatched weekly price. and the manager Raymond helped my husband and i with a good rate after we booked online prior. we would definitely stay here again. they have a nice pool and you can park right in front of your room.
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Maingate Lakeside Resort is located at 7769 West Irlo Bronson Memorial HighwayKissimmee, FL 34747
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Frequently Asked Questions about Maingate Lakeside Resort

How many units are available at Maingate Lakeside Resort?
There is a total of 651 units available at this property.

How many different buildings comprise your units?

Maingate Lakeside Resort consists of 15 low-rise buildings spread across 24 acres in Kissimmee. 

Do you have a restaurant on-site? A lounge? Café? Gift Shop?

Yes. The following restaurants and dining options are available:

  • Hurricane Sam's Bar & Grill 
  • The Greenhouse 
  • The General Store & Deli
  • Pizza Hut Express
  • Poolside Bars 

Do you have a minimum age required for check-in at Maingate Lakeside Resort?

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check-in at this property.

Do you charge any resort fees at Maingate Lakeside Resort?

There is a resort fee of $7.50 per day. This fee is due upon check-in.

Do you charge for cribs or rollaways at Maingate Lakeside Resort?

There is a $10 per day charge for rollaways. Cribs are not available.

What are the pool hours at Maingate Lakeside Resort?
The pools are open from 8:00am – 10:00pm.

Is late check-in available at Maingate Lakeside Resort?

All reservations are guaranteed so the guest may check in at any time.

Do you have shuttles to the theme parks or shopping malls?
Maingate Lakeside Resort does offer complimentary, scheduled shuttles to all the major theme parks.

Is Maingate Lakeside Resort Orlando a pet-friendly hotel?
Yes, the resort does accept pets. There is a $25 per night, per pet fee and a $100 refundable pet deposit. A maximum of two pets is permitted per room, with a per pet maximum weight of 80 pounds. Dogs and cats only please.