The Singing Tower at Bok Tower Gardens. The tower is a carillon with 60 bells. Such a beautiful place The Orlando Eye. I haven't been on it yet, but I love seeing all of the changing colors! Really wishing that Sydney had a Sugar Factory so I could grab one of these yummy concoctions! This picture is from the Sugar Factory in Orlando - the bar tender makes the drink right it front of you so you can film as the dry ice is poured in! Some days we want the extraordinary. A trip to Spintwitches for all your quidditch needs. Harry Potter #market 🎃⚡️👻*broomstick icon required* Hogsmeade Orlando 2012. It is how they build the houses in Orlando! While in Honeyduke's be sure to get a Cauldron Cake. These things are delicious! The Orlando Wonder Works resembles a upside down building, complete with inverted palm trees. Made to look like a mansion uprooted by a tornado and dumped in the middle of the block. It was built in 1998. The inside has an upside down appearance as well. It's $25/adult for admission to visit inside. You can feed the birds! I spent a week in Orlando, FL recently and just had to get over here to shoot this place. I had seen so many pics from here, and wanted to see it with my own eyes (and through my own camera). Luckily I had some nice light and wonderful clouds, which added a little extra drama to the shot. It's not Italy, but it sure looks like it! From http://nomadicpursuits.com/ We couldn't believe our eyes as this sunset unfolded. I've never seen one as beautiful before or since. Not your usual #market 😁 Wands, wands anyone? Maybe mine will be colorful, with a peacock feather...I ❤️Hogsmeade. My favorite spot at Islands of Adventure: Hogwarts! Not a bad ride either. Quiet please. I take a sun bath.
#desktop #KidsFun View of Hogwarts castle waiting in line for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure Hogwarts! A peaceful find in such a bustling city. Hard Rock Café Orlando 🇱🇷 Discovery Cove isn't cheap, but its worth every penny. Hogwart's The Orlando Eye is an attraction on I Drive that I wish had a better view. Too far from downtown and too far from Disney. But, certainly fun to photograph.
#EndlessSummer Beatiful sun!
Orlando, Florida - USA 🇺🇸 So sweet Sea of Christmas trees Ducks in Peabody hotel Orlando...
How did the tradition of the ducks in The Peabody fountain begin?
Back in the 1930s Frank Schutt, General Manager of The Peabody, and a friend, Chip Barwick, returned from a weekend hunting trip to Arkansas. The men had a little too much Jack Daniel's Tennessee sippin' whiskey, and thought it would be funny to place some of their live duck decoys (it was legal then for hunters to use live decoys) in the beautiful Peabody fountain.
Three small English call ducks were selected as Take a look around the Jurassic Park Discovery Center. If you're lucky, you might see a dinosaur hatch... Universal Studios, Orlando, FL #orlando #florida #usa #travel #wanderlust Visit The Hog's Head Tavern for a Dragon Scale or Wizard's Brew the Wizarding World's specialty beers, or a Fire Whiskey! We tried the recommend drink of adding the Fire Whiskey to a Strongbow. I would definitely pass the recommendation on. It's like the best of both worlds!
https://thelifediscovered.wordpress.com/2016/02/17/a-visit-to-diagon-alley/ Who doesn't love penguins? Never got my letter but I guess this will have to do! ♡
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
#harrypotter
#wizardingworldofharrypotter
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#orlando Hard Rock Cafe, Orlando.
Biggest one in the world!
Incredible to look at from the inside and the outside, especially when there's a sunset like this!
Great food & music, definitely will be visiting there again! 🍔🎸 Another of Orlando's parks, SeaWorld is a theme park, and marine-life based zoological park.
Roller coasters Manta and Kraken are fantastic. Diagon Alley #Universal #HarryPotter #themepark #orlando #florida #usa #travel #wanderlust Love to watch the colorful fish in the tank! Universal city walk 🇱🇷 Yes, I'm a Harry Potter geek, but the new theme park is definitely worth a visit. Dolphin play time! This is the first year that Universal has decorated Harry Potter World for Christmas. They outdid themselves on so many levels! Hogwarts Castle at Harry Potter World. Pro tip - don't guzzle a butter beer before riding the castle ride.  Lots of mosiac balls, showers, & fountains by the pool. The fitness center has free lockers/amenities so ...... After day at park when you have already checked out. bam! swim in pool. shower, change, and you are good to go! #highwithoutwalls
Good hotel for people visiting or working in Orange County Convention Centre Straight out of a Harry Potter book #HP #Hogsmeade Trader Joes in the Dr Phillips area puts a lot of effort into making it beautiful. Harry Potter World at Universal Studios-Orlando is a must for any fan of the movies/books. They do not miss a single detail - it feels like you're living out the stories you've loved for so long! Spent an amazing day at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Got my wand at Ollivander's which comes with a map that shows all the secret locations in both Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade where you can practice your spells. Tip: hit the Harry Potter areas of Universal as early as possible, after lunch it turns into a madhouse, even on a weekday. The dolphin show is always amazing! Flourish & Blotts, must stop for your Hogwarts book list. Believe it or not, these are wild birds and not a part of the Seal exhibit. Flying with Manta, at Sea World Orlando. #Blue
#EndlessSummer You feel like you were inside the book. It's perfect. #Blue The Hogwarts Express! Vista de Orlando, final da tarde é mais bonito Delicious frozen butterbeer, Olivander's wand shop, and incredible rides await Muggles and Wizards alike at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Upside down building on International Drive! Hogwarts. Still waiting for my owl. Hogwarts The Hopping Pot, this is where I got my Butter Beer! Butter Beer was delicious! However, I would suggest it frozen. The regular drink wasn't good at all. I ended up pouring it out. Taken at the amazing Harry Potter land in Universal Studios amusement park. Orlando, Fl They closed the park early due to Halloween Nights, we got an extra hour wristband and it was perfect for taking photos with no people in them! Durmstrang and Beauxbatons contestants visiting Hogwarts for the Tri Wizard Tournament. Fun family friendly resort in Orlando near all the attractions...
(Yes, she beat the pants off us..) Remember the candy from the movies and books, well stop in at Honeyduke's and be sure to at least get a chocolate frog! Butter beer ice cream #FoodieFinds Portofino Resort Sometimes the dragon shoots fire out of his mouth. Such a good waterpark!
Good variety of rides for the whole family, good atmosphere and 2 wave pools!
I personally think the rapid lazy river (the name is escaping me whilst writing this) - where you just use a life jacket to float with the fast currents, it's so fun!!
Definitely worth the visit! 🏊🏽‍♀️🏊🏻 Again, I cannot stress enough how beautiful this hotel actually is.. this area is just outside of the lobby!
Decent place for the entire family to enjoy a day mini golf. Sparkly chandelier in Tampa. #AquaTrove Snorkelling with stingrays. #SweetSpot
Eat one or eat them all at Season 52! Paging system for the waitresses. Style 16.00 Dolphin Show Dolphin saying hi! Hogwarts Castle Dragon! Great view of Orlando! Kids friendly Hogwarts has my heart forever!
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The Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios was a fantastic addition. The train ride connects the two parks. You ride through from Platform 9 3/4 in London to Hogsmeade. #bestof5 #orlando #universalstudios #harrypotter 400 feet high and it takes 1/2 hour for a complete revolution. Hogwarts! The Forbidden Journey was the best ride I've ever ridden! A must for anyone visiting. For your first time I suggest going through the castle. You get to see a lot of awesome things. Then if you want to ride it again go to the single riders line. You will get on the ride within 5-10 minutes. Great outdoor oasis here at the Hard Rock Orlando. Be sure to check out the interactive locations to use your wand from Ollivander's. You will not be disappointed! Fun Spot America is a cool and entertaining place for the entire family. This Chevrolet truck is on display inside the complex. Awesome view in universal orlando Harry Potter section of Universal Studios is for adults, too! Hogwarts castle at Universal Studios in Orlando Florida.
#Castle Universal Studios What an amazing resort! Love the 50s vibe! This hotel.. wow, it is so aesthetically pleasing everywhere you go!
The staff even greet you by saying If you can't make it to London, to give the London Eye a ride, the Orlando Eye is a great option. Next time I'll try riding at dusk. Diagone Alley This place is crazy!! A cross between McDonalds and Chuckie Cheese!! A McDonalds on roids Giant space robot, at city walk mini golf Fish & Chips, and B.L.T.E. (BLT with egg; tomato is fried green.) To me, the magic was hanging from the ceiling... Lots of different food choices & Duff Beer! Always a fan of symmetry! #orlando #marriott Something from amazing SeaWorld Orlando Another photo from SeaWorld Orlando.
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Get an overview of this hotelA unique Orlando boutique hotel near the famed sites on vibrant International Drive

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center

Near theme parks

This International Drive hotel is within 2 miles of the convention center, within 4 miles of SeaWorld Orlando, and 8 miles from the Walt Disney World Resort.

Onsite swimming and fitness

Guests enjoy a large circular outdoor pool, spa tub, and fitness room; nearby is the Universal Studios®, SeaWorld®, and Aquatica® theme parks.

High-speed Internet

All 214 guestrooms include pillowtop mattresses, coffeemakers, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, and free wireless/wired Internet access.

Languages Spoken

Castle Hotel, Autograph Collection

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This boutique Orlando hotel is 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from Universal Studios, 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) from SeaWorld, and 8 miles (12.8 kilometers) from Walt Disney World® Resort. Area transportation can be arranged for a fee. On-site recreation options include a 24-hour fitness center with complimentary fruit and bottled water and an outdoor splash pool with spa tub. There are 3 restaurants on site. There are also banquet facilities, including 2 ballrooms and 4 meeting rooms. Free wireless Internet access is available.

  • Express check-in 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 636 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6843 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 214 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Towels included 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Wheelchair accessible 

Where to Eat

Garden Bistro - Open for breakfast and lunch. This family restaurant with pool views specializes in American cuisine. Adjoining outdoor bar.

Café Tu Tu Tango - Styled like an artist's loft, this café adjacent to the hotel features a menu of appetizers inspired by global cuisines including Thai, Middle Eastern, Latin American, and Asian. Open for lunch and dinner.

Antler's Lounge - Located off the lobby with a full drink menu, light fare, and dinner service.

Nearby Things to Do

A courtyard houses a large circular outdoor pool with a dolphin fountain as a centerpiece. A spa tub is nearby. A 24-hour fitness room overlooks the courtyard and includes two treadmills, a universal machine, and a stationary bike.

Thirteen miles away, Falcon's Fire Golf Club has an 18-hole, par 72-course designed by Rees Jones, a driving range, golf school, clubhouse, and pro shop.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150 per pet, per day
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 40 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 21 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per pet, per day
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Castle Autograph Collection
  • Castle Autograph Collection Orlando
  • Castle Hotel Autograph Collection
  • Castle Hotel Autograph Collection Orlando
  • Holiday Inn Resort Orlando - The Castle Hotel Orlando

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


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