Kissimmee, Florida, sits immediately south of Orlando, a city filled with hotels that cater to the needs of both business travelers and those visiting Orlando’s world-famous theme parks. Accommodations in Kissimmee include everything from campgrounds to traditional hotels to vacation homes. If you plan to use your computer to go online during your vacation or business trip, book a hotel that offers Wi-Fi in the rooms, because not all lodging options in Kissimmee have this amenity.
At the Star Island Resort and Club, guests stay in Wi-Fi equipped villas and suites complete with kitchens and sleeping space for four to eight people. This resort has activities like a driving range, putting green, game room, basketball court, tennis courts, playground, spa, fitness center, two pools and a children’s splash pad. The Gaylord Palms Resort offers a resort hotel experience, with guest rooms and hotel suites in island themed décor and live nightly entertainment. The Fantasy World Resort offers a two-story villa which sleeps up to six people. Access to a full kitchen and laundry facilities in your villa gives your family all of the comforts of home. This resort offers a free shuttle to the theme parks and the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores.
Kissimmee is filled with chain hotels and resorts, many of which offer Wi-Fi in the rooms. Forbes Travel Guide offers gives three out of five stars to the Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration, which has tennis facilities, two outdoor pools and a children’s pool with waterslide. All rooms feature Italian crafted furnishings and granite and marble bathrooms. Only select rooms in this hotel are Wi-Fi equipped. All rooms at the Clarion Hotel Maingate have Wi-Fi, and the hotel has sleeping space for six and a family room. This hotel has a private pond surrounded by a boardwalk, a game room, fitness center and outdoor pool with hot tub and children’s pool.
Econo Lodge Inn and Suites, which has a swimming pool, juice and coffee bar and free continental breakfast, not only offers Wi-Fi, but will also add a computer in your room for a small fee. This hotel offers an unlimited shuttle service to the parks for a small fee. At the Howard Johnson Inn and Suites you can enjoy lakefront accommodations for less than $100 a night, as of 2010. These accommodations include traditional hotel rooms and apartments with kitchens and separate living rooms. All guests may use the game room, outdoor pool and lakeside picnic area, and the hotel has a park shuttle. At the Heritage Park Inn, you can start the day with a complimentary hot breakfast before hitting the parks. The hotel has an outdoor pool, garden and playground.
Many hotels in Kissimmee allow pets, including the Country Inn and Suites Orlando Maingate, which welcomes small pets for a nominal fee. This hotel encourages outdoor activities with its four outdoor swimming pools, outdoor sports courts, 18-hole mini-golf course, playground, and picnic and grilling area. Guests start the day with a continental breakfast. When staying here, choose from traditional rooms, one-bedrooms suites and Kidsuites with a separate children’s room. At the Days Inn Maingate East you can bring up to two pets per room for an additional $10 per pet per night. This hotel offers an outdoor pool, but no breakfast. The Ramada Orlando Celebration Hotel reserves some pet-friendly rooms. It has four pools and four children’s pools, lighted tennis courts, two restaurants and a business center, with 24-hour resort security.
- Star Island Resort
- Gaylord Palms Resort
- Ramada Orlando Celebration Hotel: Contact Us
- Fantasy World Resort: Contact Us
- Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration
- Clarion Hotel Maingate: Contact Us
- Econo Lodge Inn Kissimmee
- Howard Johnson Inn and Suites Kissimmee
- Heritage Park Inn
- Country Inn and Suites Orlando Maingate
- Days Inn Maingate East
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