When planning your dream vacation to the Most Magical Place on Earth, where you’re going to stay is as important as where you’re going to play! We’ve put together a list of hotels near Disney World in Kissimmee, Florida so that as soon as you arrive, the magic can begin.
Champions World Resort
A Family Nature Resort in the Heart of Florida’s Theme Parks
A hidden gem in Kissimmee, the secluded Champions World Resort is just 3.5 miles from Walt Disney World and features a 4-acre nature and jogging park for your relaxation prerogatives. Unwind after a day of Disney exploration at one of the three ponds, each with their own sandy beaches, lounge chairs, picnic areas with grills and tranquil seating areas.
There’s also a multi-purpose sports field, basketball courts, beach volleyball, fitness center and kids’ playground. Leave your car behind and hop on one of the resort’s scheduled transportations to all the major theme parks or the Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall. Staying here is really like two vacations. Get the modern theme park and shopping experience with the rustic comforts of nature, all in one!
Drive Time to Disney World: 6 Minutes (3.5 miles). Skip the parking lot with a convenient shuttle.
Celebration Suites at Old Town
Big, Family-Style Suites Next Door to Retro America
Are you bringing the whole family for your Disney vacation? Then the Celebration Suites at Old Town might be the right place for you. Their affordable suites can sleep 6-8 people easily. Enjoy an eat-in kitchen, stovetop, dishwasher, microwave, and dining area that will make you feel right at home during your vacation. Perfect for whipping up a family feast after a long day of fun.
There’s also free HBO, three heated outdoor pools, a gym, ping pong tables, putting green, playground and games room. Enough to keep everyone entertained! Grab a bite to eat at one of the next-door diners or pop out to visit the Old Town Entertainment and dining complex, an amusement park and shopping center that celebrates retro pop culture from ‘50s and ‘60s America. At Celebration Suites, you’re right beside the retro fun!
Drive Time to Disney World: 8 Minutes (4.1miles), free scheduled transportation to Disney World.
Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration
Boutique Luxury in One of Florida’s Prettiest Neighborhoods
Luxury and style combine at this boutique Celebration location. Celebration is known as ‘the town that Disney built’. Named by Forbes Magazine as one of the “Prettiest Neighborhoods” near Disney, the Melia provides a vacation haven, featuring spacious one and two-bedroom suites, with sleek designer kitchens, Egyptian cotton linens, and balconies overlooking the 360 Degree Infinity Edge Pool.
As a Walt Disney World Good Neighbor Hotel, the world-class staff of Melia are perfectly positioned to give you all the information you need to make the most of your vacation in the Magic Kingdom. Along with shuttles to all the major theme parks, they also offer transport to Celebration Town Center and offer a high level of personalized service. You’ll also be located near the Celebration Golf Course here, so you’re never too far from tee time.
Drive Time to Disney World: 6 Minutes (3.5 miles), take a shuttle for convenience.
Global Resort Homes
18 Holes of Golf Just Minutes Away From The Magic
This getaway is ‘fore’ the golfers! Champions Gate’s vacation rentals are Global Resort Homes’ most sought-after rental locations. Just minutes away from Disney World, these rentals feature 4-9 bedroom homes with private swimming pools. For those interested in hitting the links, Champions Gate’s 18-hole golf course on-site will keep you entertained in between your Disney diversions.
If 18 holes isn’t enough, next door you can find more golfing glory at the Champions Gate International Golf Course designed by accomplished architect and golfer Greg Norman. It is also world headquarters for the famous David Leadbetter Golf Academy.
Global Resort Homes’ Champions Gate location is close to Walt Disney World, Universal, SeaWorld, the Premium Outlet Mall—everything! Each resort community offers a family-friendly atmosphere and a variety of recreational activities for all ages.
Drive Time to Disney World: 13 minutes (8.7 miles). Grab a complimentary shuttle to any of the Disney Parks for convenience.
Seasons Florida Resort
Fresh Family Getaways with a Warm Welcome
Although they’re a new hotel near Walt Disney World, the family-owned Seasons Florida Resort has already won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for consistently receiving great reviews. Relax and unwind in their comfortable, new rooms with Sleep Number Beds, or play with your pooch in one of their pet-friendly rooms.
Start your day with a complimentary light breakfast before catching the free shuttle to Disney World or one of the other major theme parks. End your day with intrigue at the resort’s Capone’s Mystery Dinner Theater, or take a break from the area’s famous attractions to soak up some sun on a poolside chaise lounge.
Drive Time to Disney World: 11 Minutes (5.5 miles). Complimentary theme park shuttles to get around easily.
Parkway International Resort
The AAA Tropical Oasis Made for Relaxation
Tucked away in a wooded, tropical landscape off the U.S. 192 in Kissimmee, Florida, this secluded location is just moments away from Walt Disney World. The Parkway International Resort is a AAA 3 Diamond Resort, featuring fully furnished two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium accommodations with fully-equipped kitchens, living areas, dining areas, washer and dryer. All the comforts of home, in paradise.
Soak in the whirlpool spa bath located in your master bathroom, relax by the pool, or recharge your spirit while basking in the Florida sun and enjoying a treat from the Kenya Kafe after a stroll along the Nature Trail boardwalk. When you’re ready for theme park thrills and shopping delights, they’ll be ready for you.
Drive Time to Disney World: 5 minutes (3 miles), hop on the highway or grab a local bus!
Red Lion Hotel
A Family-Friendly Hotel Near Disney’s Magic Kingdom
When planning your Disney getaway, you can’t get much closer to the magic than the all-new Red Lion Hotel. Located only 2 miles away from the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, this hotel is also just minutes away from Universal Orlando, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld, and many more attractions.
You might recognize the Red Lion Hotel as it was recently featured on Lifetime’s Military Makeover TV Mini-Series. The hotel itself is situated on 16 beautifully landscaped acres. Make sure to visit one of the three pools, the Angel Rock and Roll Café, two fitness centers, gift shop, playground, and game room. Their landscaped courtyard makes for a picturesque photo op, or wedding backdrop. Their top staff and prime location ensure you’ll have a memorable vacation.
Drive Time to Disney World: 3 Minutes (2.1 miles), or take their free Disney shuttle.
Days Inn Kissimmee
Accessible and Affordable Comfort and Convenience
Find your vacation home just minutes from Walt Disney World when you stay at the Days Inn Hotel in Kissimmee, Florida. Conveniently located off Interstate 4 with easy access to Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and Disney Springs. This Kissimmee hotel is perfect if you’re traveling as a wedding party, sports team, or for other group travel. Call ahead of time for special group rates on rooms. Accessible rooms are available, and rollaway beds and cribs are on hand to make sure your whole family sleeps soundly.
Your day here starts with a free Daybreak continental breakfast, including freshly brewed coffee, tea, juice, fresh fruit, cereal, instant oatmeal and assorted bagels, muffins and pastries. While sipping your coffee, use the free Wi-Fi to email pictures to your friends and family or catch up on Facebook. Make a splash in the heated outdoor pool, or grab a beer and some food from the poolside bar while your kids enjoy the children’s pool. The friendly, multi-lingual staff is available 24 hours a day to help you with every aspect of your Florida getaway.
Drive Time to Disney World: 8 Minutes (4.2 miles) by car, or catch a bus at the nearby bus stop.
More Disney Vacation Stay Options!
For even more lodging options during your magical Florida vacation, visit the Places to Stay section of our website for suggestions from luxury resorts to RV parks, or give us a shout. For information on getting around and traveling from Kissimmee to the theme parks, visit our Travel Info Page. We look forward to helping you make the most of your Disney Vacation while staying in Kissimmee!