The Embassy Suites Orlando-International Drive hotel is situated in the vibrant International Drive Resort Area close to several exciting shopping, nightlife, dining destinations and some of the world famous tourist attractions in Orlando which include SeaWorld, Walt Disney World Resort and a lot of Orlando theme parks. Upon entering this magnificently structured hotel, you will be greeted with a warm welcome in their lush tropical indoor atrium.
If you plan on spending several days visiting incredible tourist attractions such as SeaWorld or Universal Orlando or both, or going to several shopping malls and outlets in the Universal area, including the Premium Outlets International Drive, the most convenient place to stay with close proximity to these places is none other than the Embassy Suites Orlando (International Drive South). It is about 10 minute drive to both SeaWorld and Universal Orlando. Despite the fact that it is a convention hotel, it is one of the best family-friendly hotel in the Orlando, Florida that offers several lovely facilities you would also find at any family resort hotel, as well as leisure services which incorporates shuttle services to these theme parks. Here, you can choose from a wide variety of rooms and suites that will make your stay in Orlando memorable and relaxing.
The Embassy Suites Orlando-International Drive hotel features large two-room suites, and separate well equipped living room with a magnificent sofa bed, and private comfortable bedroom with one king bed or two double beds. Each suite is clean and fully fitted with two 32 inches LCD flat-screen TVs, a microwave, a wet bar with a refrigerator where you can keep some of your favorite snacks, and a coffee-maker. There is also high-speed wireless internet in all suites that ensures you stay connected with your business associates and stay updated with happenings around the world. The hotel also has great facilities for kids which include high chairs, playpens and cribs that are made available on request. Every morning, guests are provided with a free cooked-to-order breakfast with eggs, bacon, breakfast potatoes, and omelets or lighter choices such as pastries, fruit and oatmeal. The atrium lobby features a nightly reception where you will be offered complimentary beverages such as sodas, wine, beer and light snacks. The hotel’s restaurant, known as the Fisheye Grill, provide guests with a more relaxed atmosphere and serves colorfully prepared lunch and dinner. The restaurant offers room service dining, great seafood and American cuisine. Asides the Fisheye Grill, there are also loads of other dining options within few distances from the hotel including the Capital Grille, Bahama Breeeze, MoonFish, Ocean Prime and many other locals’ favorite restaurants in Orlando.
Other amazing amenities in the Embassy Suites Orlando-International Drive hotel include an outdoor and indoor pool, Jacuzzi, Safe deposit box, Valet parking, Meeting rooms, Boutiques/stores, Business center, Handicap rooms, Health club, Internet services, Cable television and fitness center. If you don’t feel like driving to any of the tourist attractions nearby, the hotel offers complimentary shuttles to the SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando and the Walt Disney World theme parks. For another inexpensive mode of transportation to Orlando Premium Outlets or the SeaWorld, you can use the I-RIDE Trolley, a bus service that runs daily all round the International Drive Resort.
Fun and excitement await all guests at the Embassy Suites Orlando-International Drive hotel. The hotel is considered to be one of the most comfortable places to stay in the Universal area of Orlando. The hotel has achieved the full-service, classy, all-suite hotel. The quality customer services provided offer guests with more reasons to stay. Whether you are travelling for leisure with a group or your family, the Embassy Suites Orlando (International Drive South) offers you the best customer service and an unforgettable vacation experience.
Here is a highlight of some of the lovely attractions with close proximity to the Embassy Suites Orlando (International Drive South).
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO
Why go to see some of your favorite movies when you can actively take part in them? Take a trip to the Universal Studios Florida, the premier movie and TV-based theme park in the world, to catch a wide variety of amazing rides, movie sets, shows, and lovely attractions that will leave long lasting memories on you. The Universal Studios is one of the best places in Orlando to have massive fun, learn the secrets of movie making and spend a memorable day. Here are some highlights of great selections of rides and attractions within the Universal Studios Orlando
The Simpsons Ride
Embark on an over-the-top ride to Krustyland, the much loved low-budget theme park in America. This ride will take you on a wonderful and memorable trip through the park.
Men in Black
Join an amazing six-passenger car that spins through a city filled with aliens. There’s no cause for alarm, as every passenger on board is equipped with a laser gun to take them down. You gain more points by blasting tricky buggers. This high-impact ride promises to be fun all the way.
Shrek 4D is a 20-minute fairy-tale attraction that uses motion simulators, 3-D effects and various kinds of special effects that makes every visitor experience such fun-filled moment as they join Shrek and Princess Fiona on their honeymoon.
It’s up to you and E.T to save his home planet. Travel into the star-lit sky and through the forest on your flying bike, and meet some of Steven Spielberg’s characters created on your way. This is an amazing family-friendly attraction that’s worth trying.
Jaw is the most popular ride at the Universal Studios. It offers guest the opportunity to ride on boats and go on a tranquil tour of Amity Harbor. As you are enjoying the cruise, a great white sharks suddenly shows up and tries to sink the boat, while you try your possible best to survive the attack. It promises to be fun and adventurous.
Team up with the Terminator to save mankind from going into extinction at the hands of cyborg, an evil futuristic being. The movie, directed by James Cameron, combined 3-D effect and live action to create a fun filled theme park attraction, which incorporates the voices of the original casts.
Others notable rides and attractions in the park worth trying include Jimmy Neutron’s Nicktoon Blast, Revenge of the Mummy, Twister, and Disaster
Located in Orlando, Florida, SeaWorld is a marine-life based zoological park, managed and operated by SeaWorld Entertainment. This theme park attracts over 4 million visitors annually and considered one of the most visited park in the world. As one of the three major attractions in Florida, SeaWorld is a place where guests experience one of the most remarkable moments of their life through a wide range of seasonal specials and events, animal interaction and high tech rides. Covering over 200 acres, this marine park offers guests the opportunity to get up-close and personal with sea lions, dolphins, otters, stingrays, killer whales, and several sea creatures. The park is filled with a mix of animal exhibitions and shows. The major attractions of SeaWorld is the Killer Whales, located in the Shamu Stadium. The theatre is a massive, open air area that accommodates thousands of visitors, where they can catch amazing views of the killer whale show. Terrors of the Deep, an must visit indoor attraction, is an amazing way to escape the hot sun in Florida while enjoying a little air conditioning. Other great attractions in this immense theme park include Manta, Wild Arctic, Kraken, Journey into Atlantis, Seamore and Clyde Take Pirate Island, Shark Encounter, Manatee Rescue, Pacific Point Preserve, Intensity Water Ski Show, and Aquatica Water Park
WALT DISNEY WORLD, ORLANDO
Walt Disney World is one of the most visited vacation destination in the world. A trip to Disney is a dream come true for every child. Stretching over 40 square miles, Walt Disney World is the world’s biggest recreational park where you’ll find incredible recreation and entertainment facilities including two water adventure parks, 4 theme parks, Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex, 34 themed resorts and hotels, 5 golf courses and much more. The many different lovely attractions at Disney World will keep you entertained. Disney World is well-known to have loads of fascinating characters, of which the most popular amongst kids is the Mickey Mouse. It is one of the world’s most photographed tourist destination, with lots of exciting things to do. Some of the wonderful attractions within the resort are the 4 themed park which include Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. Other interesting places include ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Disney Quest, Walt Disney World Speedway Universal Studio, Water Parks, Disney’s Wedding Pavilion, Downtown Disney, Disney’s BoardWalk, Sea World and so much more. There are also lakes perfect for fishing expeditions, an array of exotic dining options and magnificent golf courses. Despite the long lines due to the massive amount of crowds that visit the Disney World annually, the resort is considered a place of fun, magic and excitement for all ages. Ensure you make out time to visit the Walt Disney World whenever you’re in Florida. A trip to Orlando without seeing this magnificent resort will be considered incomplete.