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“Good Choice Near Universal” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios
Ranked #53 of 333 Hotels in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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80 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Good Choice Near Universal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Nice hotel, clean rooms, shuttle service to Universal Studios and Sea World. With so many hotels in the Universal area this is a very good choice. Small breakfast buffet in the morning which is convenient. Nice hotel in a good area. Red Lobster across the highway and a Denny's nearby. All rooms are suites and nicely furnished.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled solo
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5 Thank BigJoeNYC
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Keith B, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios, responded to this review, 30 April 2012
Dear BigJoeNYC:
Thank you for your review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to see that you were pleased with the accommodations and that housekeeping in particular did their jobs well. As you noted, there are so many hotel choices available in Orlando and I really appreciate that you chose us for your visit. Thank you again for sharing your experience with other future visitors in order to help them make an informed choice for their own trips to Orlando. Next time you are in our area we hope to see you again.

Sincerely,

Keith Beears
General Manager
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the Homewood Suites. Went April 11-14. Hotel was very busy. Were in room 202. Nice, clean roomy as expected. Had a toilet issue which was taken care of immediately after I called. Breakfast nice. Busy busy one day but that was no hinder to us. Front desk very helpful. Pool good but Garden Inn next door better. You can use it and charge to your room there also. Traveled with 5 kids and they loved it. Will stay again

Room Tip: 202 quiet room but is handicap accessible
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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7 Thank wolfpierce
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Keith B, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios, responded to this review, 31 July 2012
Dear Wolfpierce:
Thank you for sharing your experience with our hotel. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we look forward to seeing you again next time.

Sincerely,
Keith Beears
General Manager
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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

Just stayed at this property, April 14th, 15th, 16th. Needed suite for my family of 6. 2 adults and kids ages, 8, 10, 12, 16. Homewood hit a homerun with me. Stayed in room 225, on the end of the building, 2 queens and 1 sleeper sofa. Check in was easy, front desk personel were professional and seemed to really have concern that our stay would be a good one, room was clean, front desk called 10 minutes after check in to see if the room met our approval. They were working hard to do make our stay enjoyable, I like that. I liked the towel art done by housekeeping, so did my kids. Bathroom clean, additional towels sent right up. No issues with stay, breakfast was perfect and included in room rate, great deal for large family. Close to Universal Studios, less than 5 min drive, maybe more like 3 minutes, very close, good spot. Upon check out needed to print SW boarding passes, could not do it from Business Center. Front desk did it for me, that's top shelf service ! Highly recommend this property, they get it.

Room Tip: We loved room 225, great spot near elevator, stairwell and ice machine, don't worry you won'...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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3 Thank LTfromCbus
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Keith B, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios, responded to this review, 31 July 2012
Dear LTfromCbus:
Thank you for your glowing review of our hotel and staff. I know they try very hard to go above and beyond for our guests and I really appreciate your acknowledgement of their efforts. Looking forward to having you with us again next time!

Sincerely,

Keith Beears
General Manager
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West Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

This was a once in a lifetime holiday for us - two adults and two children, and we were very happy with this hotel. Would defninately recommend it to others with the same activities in mind.
Food - we got up early every morning to catch the parks before they got busy and took advantage of the American Breakfast. We also tried to return to the hotel by five on week days to eat the 'welcome home' food. Different food every day, but not much choice. We saved a lot of money by doing this and therefore splashed out on good restaurants during the day and on weekend evenings.
The suite was spacious - two rooms, a kitchen and a bathroom. TV in both rooms.
The kids especially enjoyed the pool after a hard day's enjoyment in the parks while we took advantage of the complimentary drinks by the pool side during the 'welcome home' buffet. Red and white wine and lager was offered. What a treat!
The hotel offer free shuttle survice to Universal parks, Seaworld and Aquatica. (One of the reasons we booked here) They are within short travelling distance on International Drive. Disney Parks are not included in the shuttle service. They are slightly further. We therefore hired a vehicle for seven days and visited all the Disney Parks. I would also recommend this, because it gives you freedom to come and go as you please rather than tie yourself to bus times. We managed to arrive parks by opening times on some days, and stayed late on other nights to see the displays and fireworks by the evenings.
Dennys and Ihop restaurants and 7 Eleven mini supermarket are within five minutes walking distance from the hotel. Very convenient.
We really enjoyed our stay. What a holiday. Located in the centre of park attractions and a relaxing atmosphere by evenings.

Room Tip: Get an early breakfast in the hotel before setting off to the parks, and return mid week for the ...
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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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7 Thank Craffwr
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Keith B, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios, responded to this review, 31 July 2012
Dear Craffwr:
Thank you so much for your glowing review of our hotel. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to seeing you again next time.

Sincerely,

Keith
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

I visited this hotel with my family and found that it was so clean and comfortable. We spent a lot of time outside of the hotel, but on every exhausted return, the room offered such comforts. Very spacious, the safe was a plus - we didn't feel comfortable leaving out travel documents in the room or at reception desk. It was so close to many restaurants and the theme parks. Loved it and I have been recommending this place to others visiting Orlando. I will be visiting the US soon and I'm going to search for this hotel chain in the area that I am visiting.... and reason being, when I took that trip, I also visited Miami some days later and the hotel I booked was sooo bad that we checked out and had to find another hotel.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jewel S
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Keith B, General Manager at Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios, responded to this review, 31 July 2012
Dear JewelS:
We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to our hotel in April. Next time you're in the area, we do hope to see you again!

Sincerely,

Keith
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Property: Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios
Address: 5893 American Way, Orlando, FL 32819
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Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando > Florida Center
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#36 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#38 Business Hotel in Orlando
#55 Family Hotel in Orlando
Price range (per night): ₹ 8,357 - ₹ 21,703
Hotel Class:3 star — Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando-Nearest to Univ Studios 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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