$79 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jun 4, 2015 Check-out: Jun 5, 2015

Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

3 stars
View map of 3484 Polynesian Isle Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34746

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
196 reviews
Wish we had stayed here first

This was a family trip to Disney and we stayed in another hotel prior to this one. This hotel was... See full review

  • Steven M.
  • Apr 10, 2015
Good hotel, nice clerk and saving money

Clean, tidy, clerks are friendly, the price is low. See full review

  • Nick
  • Mar 2, 2015
Free shuttles and hot breakfast in Disney's backyard

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lake Buena Vista is an official Walt Disney World Good Neighbor hotel and the affordable property attends to two of the most essential needs during a leisure trip: transportation and a hot breakfast. Free scheduled shuttles operate to Epcot and Disney theme parks, along with Universal Studios, SeaWorld and Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall. Besides renovated rooms, the hotel features specialty kids' suites with private sleeping areas and refrigerators and microwaves for storing and warming the leftovers.

Highlights
  • Free scheduled shuttle service to Epcot and Disney theme parks, Universal Studios, SeaWorld and Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall
  • Kids' suites
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free business and fitness centers
  • Outdoor pool
Rooms

Bright spacious rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Lake Buena Vista adopt tropical colors and artwork, with clean white linens topping king or queen beds. Parents traveling with children can opt for kids' suites, which afford tykes their own room, TV and twin beds, while junior suites leave space for a work desk, separate living area, plus a wet bar with refrigerator and microwave. Guests can log in to Wi-Fi for free.

Features

Guests take advantage of the free hot breakfast -- cinnamon rolls and Arabica coffee are signatures -- before boarding the free scheduled shuttles to Disney and Epcot theme parks, Universal Studios, SeaWorld or Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall. When the amusement park tours are complete, guests head to the outdoor pool, whirlpool or fitness center equipped with cardio and weight machines.

Transportation
  • Orlando International Airport (21 minutes)
  • Orange County Convention Center (12 minutes)
Attractions
  • Walt Disney World (5.4 mi./8.6 km)
  • Epcot (3.9 mi./6.9 km)
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure (8.9 mi./14.4 km)
  • SeaWorld Adventure Park (4.5 mi./7.3 km)
  • Downtown Disney (2.5 mi./4.1km)
  • Aquatica (5.1 mi./8.3 km)
  • Animal Kingdom (6.8 mi./11 km)
  • Wet N' Wild (8 mi./12.9 km)
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (8.9 mi./14.4 km)
  • Florida Mall (8.9 mi./14.4 km)
Business
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • One meeting room covering 1,100 square feet
  • Business center with computer, printer and fax
  • Flip chart with markers, lectern and white board for presentations
  • Catering services
  • Courier services

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Amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Children's activities
Dining
Free breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Services
Business center
Maid service
Guest laundromat
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
FAX
White board
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
Phone with speaker
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • The Millenium Theatre: 1 mi
  • Million Dollar Mulligan: 2.1 mi
  • Jungleland: 2.9 mi
  • Green Meadows Petting Farm: 5 mi
  • World of Orchids: 6.6 mi

Dining

Bahama Breeze
Tropical outside deck seating as well as beautiful tropical indoor seating. Full bar.
Olive Garden
Italian menu
Ruby Tuesday
Continental menu
Longhorn Steakhouse
Steak house
Red Lobster
Seafood menu
Landry's Seafood
Seafood menu

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
196 out of 196
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3.9

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RUKESH P.
Business
Orland Park
Apr 28, 2015

I had a good stay with my family.

I had a very good stay at this hotel with my family.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Mark M.
Business
N/A
Apr 27, 2015

Great Location, Great Hot Breakfast

My fiancee and I went to Orlando for a weekend trip and stayed at this hotel. It is located just a few miles away from Walt Disney Worlds main gate. Overall, hotel was nice but kind of hard to find at first but once we got there it was really nice. The room was a bit outdated but was comfortable and the shower had great water pressure. The water smelled a bit funny and the bed was not incredibly comfortable but it was definitely somewhere I would stay again. The hot breakfast was a plus as well.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Steven M.
Business
PIEDMONT
Apr 10, 2015

Wish we had stayed here first

This was a family trip to Disney and we stayed in another hotel prior to this one. This hotel was far superior to the one we stayed in all week and I wish we had booked this one for the entire trip. Very clean, very comfortable and friendly staff. I chose this hotel for the free hot breakfast and I was not disappointed. Eggs, bacon, sausage, gravy biscuits, pancakes, fresh fruit, cereal, milk and juice. I probably forgot a few items. Free shuttle to the parks - Disney and others. What more could you ask for?

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Nick
Business
N/A
Mar 2, 2015

Good hotel, nice clerk and saving money

Clean, tidy, clerks are friendly, the price is low.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Karl H.
Business
Panama
Feb 23, 2015

Excelent location for disney trip. Ok hotel

The hotel was confy. A bit load(you could hear a bit other guest). A big plus on the breakfast. No just te continental stuff. Great locaton about 5 minutes from disney parks. Would defenitly repeat

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
c Cameron
Business
N/A
Jan 14, 2015

last minute trip

The hotel was clean and in a great location. We chose this hotel because of the shuttle to and from Epcot. However, the shuttle schedule was unclear. The shuttle only departs to Epcot twice a day. Having the schedule more readily available would have been helpful. Overall, the hotel was very nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Travler Paul
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Sep 28, 2014

We would stay there again.

My wife and I would stay there again. The front desk and staff was always very polite and friendly. We enjoyed our breakfast every morning. It was really helpful to be able to purchase our Disney tickets there the first morning after we ate breakfast. The lady who sold the Disney tickets was always helpful to us. We liked the location and our room was very quite at night. Good parking it was easy to come and go from there. We would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Lots of good eating places on Highway 192 not that far from the hotel - maybe within a mile or two.

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Cinnamon Rolls are tasty
Business
St. Louis
Jun 10, 2014

Great place to stay close to Disney

Great hotel close to Disney World. 10-15 min drive from the parks. Nice pool in back yard. Clean rooms and attentive staff. Good breakfast before going out for the day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Really Close to Disney

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dad on Maple
Business
Minneapolis
Feb 20, 2014

Nice place

Stayed with my wife and 2 kids ages 11 and 14. Pool was nice. Had plenty of towels. Room was clean. We got a great rate on a o2 night stay. Breakfast was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn Express & Suites ORLANDO - LK BUENA VISTA SOUTH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Super Carlos
Business
PA
Feb 18, 2014

Good Orlando alternative

This hotel is off the "main drag" of Orlando hotels at a very reasonable price. It is clean and comfortable and not hard to find. We enjoyed our stay and re-booked for another night on our way back to Orlando at the end of our trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Lots of great eating options down on RT 192, about 2-3 miles away. Worth the drive to go there for dining.

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