Orlando Airport Hotels With a Shuttle

by Patrick M. Lind

Staying at a hotel near the Orlando International Airport has many advantages, most notably quick access to and from the terminals. Many hotels in the area provide amenities and services related to air travel, such as an airport shuttle, making the trip to the airport even easier. Operating times of the shuttle vary by hotel.

Wingate by Wyndham at Orlando International Airport

The Wingate by Wyndham at Orlando International Airport is located just two miles from the airport's main terminals. The hotel's complimentary shuttle service covers this distance in a few minutes. Room rates include other free perks, such as breakfast, wireless Internet access, parking during stay, and use of the 24-hour business center with copy and fax services. The hotel does not have a restaurant but a handful of dining establishments like Denny's, Chili's and Nature's Table Cafe lie within walking distance. Guests can enjoy free drinks and snacks at the manager's reception three evenings during the week.

Embassy Suites Orlando Airport

The Embassy Suites Orlando Airport puts guests less than three miles north of the terminals at Orlando International Airport. Reaching the airport is simplified with the hotel's complimentary 24-hour shuttle service. Guest rooms have a traditional layout and design and come with basic amenities as well as high-speed Internet and iPod docking stations. The hotel serves a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast each morning and hosts a manager's reception in an open-air atrium setting. The Kitty Hawk Cafe and Lounge offers further dining options. For recreation, guests can work out in the fitness center or lay out in the sun by the outdoor swimming pool.

Hilton Garden Inn Orlando Airport

Located near many other chain hotels outside of the airport, the Hilton Garden Inn Orlando Airport provides a complimentary shuttle service to cover the short distance to the terminals. The 24-hour business center offers fax, photocopy and print services. Accommodations have a standard design and come with basic amenities. The on-site restaurant serves a traditional American breakfast each morning and American cuisine for dinner. Additional dining options include a Hooters restaurant adjacent to the hotel and a 24-hour pantry with snack and beverages. AAA gives this hotel a three-diamond rating; for Hilton HHonors Reward members, this is a category 4 property.

Fairfield Inn Orlando Airport

Guests of the Fairfield Inn Orlando Airport can receive free transportation to and from the airport on request. Complimentary on-site parking is available for the duration of each guest's stay; longer park-and-fly packages are available. Guests have access to complimentary wireless Internet services in their room. The hotel's fitness center offers fitness classes at an additional fee and the outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool are open to all guests. Mornings at the hotel start with a complimentary deluxe breakfast with traditional American breakfast items. Many restaurants, including Cracker Barrel and T.G.I.Friday's, lie just a short walk from the hotel.

About the Author

Patrick M. Lind has been freelance writing since 2007 and has worked as an editor and journalist for ChicagoSporting.com. He received a Master of Arts in history from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.