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Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

5 stars
9000 Bay Hill Blvd, Orlando, FL 32837
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
110 reviews
Fantastic getaway

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were treated like valued family members. The... See full review

  • dolly13
  • Aug 31, 2014
GReat golf vacation

Everyone workingvthere has a great attitude, couldn't be nicer or more helpful. Graet off season... See full review

  • Kasman
  • Aug 11, 2014
Home of the Bay Hill Invitational on the PGA Tour

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer lives and plays at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge, which hosts the annual Bay Hill Invitational, part of the PGA Tour. Seventy residential-style lodges occupy the same grounds as chipping and putting greens, and come with amenities like full kitchens and living areas for travelers planning to stay awhile. Active visitors do not have to stick to golf, however. Six tennis courts, a spa, salon and fitness center satisfies guests at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge.

Highlights
  • Home course to Arnold Palmer and site of the annual Bay Hill Invitational on the PGA Tour
  • Luxurious residential-style retreats with golf course views
  • Six tennis courts, spa and fitness center
  • Heated pool
  • Three restaurants and a fireside lounge (for resort members only)
Rooms

The Bay Hill Club and Lodge is surrounded by 270 acres of pristine manicured grounds and its 70 lodges ooze rustic charm. Some rooms open to chipping and putting greens. Indoors, look for full kitchens, dining room tables and living rooms with plenty of armchairs, chaises and sofas. Expansive bathrooms highlight custom tile and double sinks. Cable television and high-speed Internet access are standard amenities.

Features

Golf lovers at any age and skill level challenge their skills at the sprawling Bay Hill Club and Lodge resort, which established the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy to teach the fundamentals according to Palmer and his philosophy of the game. No more than four students are paired with an instructor, and individual coaching is also available. For non-golf activities, visitors book a spa treatment, grab a workout in the fitness center or pool, or practice on six tennis courts. A salon pampers with full- or half-day packages and individual hair, nail and skin-care treatments.

Transportation

 

  • Orlando International Airport (12.5 mi/20.1 km)
Attractions
  • Wet N' Wild (2.8 mi/4.5 km)
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (3 mi/4.8 km)
  • SeaWorld Adventure Park (4.5 mi/7.3 km)
  • Orlando Premium Outlets (5 mi/8.1 km)
  • Downtown Disney (6.1 mi/9.8 km)
  • Epcot (6.3 mi/10.1 km)
  • Florida Mall (6.9 mi/11.1 km)
  • Animal Kingdom (9.1 mi/14.6 km)
  • Walt Disney World (10.2 mi/16.4 km)
Business
  • More than 9,000 square feet of event space, including meeting rooms, three boardrooms and banquet facilities for up to 250 guests
Policies and fees
  • Breakfast is not included in the room rate, but can be added for $25 USD per person inclusive of tax and gratuity.
  • Guests planning on golfing during a stay at Bay Hill can call the lodge directly at 407-876-2429 to check the tee-time availability, which may be affected by regular course maintenance and other black-out dates.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

28.4582 -81.5099
Area served
Orlando,Bayhill,Sandlake,International Drive
Nearby airports
Orlando International Airport.
Area description
Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge, located just minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort and other area theme parks, is in itself an Orlando, Florida destination.

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Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge Rooms

Lodge Room
The room offers one king bed or two queen bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, balcony/terrace, bathrobe, cable / satellite TV, color TV /DVD, disabled facilities, private bathroom, hairdryer, complimentary internet access, laundry service, non-smoking rooms, modem / data port connection, radio, room service, telephone, valet service, voicemail.
VIP Suite
The room offers one king bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, balcony/terrace, bathrobe, cable / satellite TV, color TV / DVD, disabled facilities, ensuite / private bathroom, hairdryer, internet access, iron / ironing board, laundry service, non-smoking rooms, modem / data port connection, radio, room service, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone, valet service, voicemail.
2 Bedroom Private Guest House
The room offers one king bed or two queen bed with air conditioning, alarm clock, balcony/terrace, bathrobe, cable / satellite TV, color TV / DVD, disabled facilities, ensuite / private bathroom, hairdryer, internet access, iron / ironing board, bath, non-smoking rooms, modem / data port connection, radio, room service, telephone, valet service, voicemail.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Barber/Beauty shop
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not: 2.5 mi
  • Universal Studios Florida: 2.7 mi
  • Trainland: 2.8 mi
  • Skyventure: 2.8 mi
  • Wonderworks: 2.9 mi
  • Universal Islands of Adventure: 2.9 mi
  • Guinness World of Records: 2.9 mi
  • Pointe Orlando Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Complex: 3 mi
  • Malibu Grand Prix: 3.2 mi
  • Universal Studios Escape: 3.3 mi
  • Orlando Convention Center: 3.5 mi
  • Aquatica Park: 4.4 mi
  • Seaworld Orlando: 4.5 mi
  • Sea World Adventure Park: 4.5 mi
  • Shingle Creek Gold Club: 4.6 mi
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not: 2.5 mi
  • Universal Studios Florida: 2.7 mi
  • Trainland: 2.8 mi
  • Skyventure: 2.8 mi
  • Wonderworks: 2.9 mi
  • Universal Islands of Adventure: 2.9 mi
  • Guinness World of Records: 2.9 mi
  • Pointe Orlando Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Complex: 3 mi
  • Malibu Grand Prix: 3.2 mi
  • Universal Studios Escape: 3.3 mi
  • Orlando Convention Center: 3.5 mi
  • Aquatica Park: 4.4 mi
  • Seaworld Orlando: 4.5 mi
  • Sea World Adventure Park: 4.5 mi
  • Shingle Creek Gold Club: 4.6 mi
  • Discovery Cove: 4.7 mi
  • Millenia Mall Complex: 5.1 mi
  • The Florida Mall: 7 mi
  • The Florida Citrus Bowl: 8.6 mi
  • Gatorland: 9.5 mi
  • Downtown Orlando: 9.7 mi
  • Amway Arena: 9.8 mi
  • TD Waterhouse Centre: 9.8 mi
  • Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre: 9.9 mi
  • Lake Eola Swan Boat & Gondola Rentals: 10.1 mi
  • John Young Planetarium: 11.1 mi
  • Loch Haven Park: 11.5 mi
  • Orange County Historical Museum: 11.6 mi
  • Orlando Museum of Art: 11.8 mi
  • Lake Whippoorwill Speedway: 16.9 mi
  • CFE Arena: 21.6 mi
  • Bright House Networks Stadium: 21.9 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
9000 square feet of flexible meeting space including some luxurious Board Rooms.

Dining

Grill & Classic Dining Rooms
Hotel master chefs are pleased to present memorably delicious dishes for the dining pleasure of members and guests in the gracious, casually elegant atmosphere of the Grill and Classic Rooms. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered daily.
The Bay Window
The Bay Window Room offers the best view in the house, overlooking the famed putting green and Rolex clock. The casual menu features a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and fresh brick oven pizza.
The Terrace Cafe
For those in the mood for lighter fare and an alfresco ambiance, The Terrace Cafe offers indoor and outdoor dining poolside.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

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.

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Guest Reviews (110)

Ratings and reviews for Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
110 out of 110
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.5
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.4

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Palm Harbor, Fl
Oct 1, 2009

Great Place for a Golf Getaway!

PGA golf course in great condition, scenic, and challenging. The staff were very efficient, helpful, and cheerful. We are planning to go again soon.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
In love after 35 years
AnokaMN
Sep 15, 2009

clean and neat

requires rented car, we had only one day and spent it at Universal Studios. Was convenitly located for this or for disney. Staff was polite and helpful with our questions. It was a nice quiet place to return to after a busy day. We are not golfers so no comment on that aspect.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
local yokle
Ormond Beach, FL
Sep 13, 2009

Quiet hide away

We went here to celebrate our anniversary and it was perfect. It is a small country club atmosphere. The restaurant,(one of three),was very good and the service was friendly and efficient. The price for the room (a suite) was very good compared to the other 4 & 5 star hotels. We like the non-crowded places and this was it. The dining room looked out on the golf course. The breakfast buffet was delicious and the staff very helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

The Mall at Millenia is 4 miles away at exit 78 and there is also an IKEA store which we had never visited. There are lots of restaurants in the area within a mile or two if you wanted to eat somewhere besides the club dining room.

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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Boca Raton, Florida
Sep 7, 2009

Elegant Luxury at a great Price

The initial description was for a two bedroom suite. When we (myself, my wife and 2 kids) got there we were pleasantly surprised that the two bedroom suite was actually a beautiful two bedroom single family HOUSE on a fresh water canal. About 2500sf with every thing you can imagine. Very clean with full size kitchen, family room, Florida room, 2 master bedrooms.... It was close to Disney (9 minutes), 2 minutes from the hotel lobby by car. AAAAA+++++

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Loving my Vacations!
Lancaster, PA
Aug 23, 2009

Fantastic resort, comfortable and quiet

We enjoyed ourselves from the moment we arrived until the moment we left. Very quiet no pressure the hotel offered everything definatly has it all 5 stars for us for sure..BEAUTIFUL PLACE

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
EllenG
New York, New York
Aug 11, 2009

Great Resort, especially off-season

Everything was terrific. It was off-season so there weren't too many people there, but that made the service more personal. The price was right, also because it was off-season and I expect when I go back in November, the rates will be higher. Too hot to play golf, though. The fitness center was great, with all the machines you can imagine and even classes every day. Food was excellent in the onsite restaurant. Great location for all you need to do in Orlando. Will recommend staying there to anyone. Off-season, it's a bargain!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

There is a place called Bone Fish on Sand Lake Road right near this resort. Fabulous seafood.

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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hurricane Fan
wellington, fl
Aug 1, 2009

Beautiful and spotless

This hotel is just a few minutes from Universal and Islands of Adventure, but you feel like you are out in the country. The grounds are beautifully manicured and our room and bathroom were beautiful and best of all spotless.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Ft. Pierce, Florida
Jul 26, 2009

I would stay again!

The decor was very tasteful and fun-Tommy Bahama meets Hemingway. The rooms and bathroom were very clean. The bathrooms had luxeriously thick towels and quality personal care items. And Hooray! --- They had a magnifying mirror in the bathroom! My only complaint would be that there were no glasses or cups in the bathroom. Guests traveling with us ordered room service breakfast and found it to be very pricey for the quality and quantity of the food. But it is very conveniently located to lots of restaurants in Orlando, so that's really not that big of a deal! Overall, a very positive experience and we would definitely stay again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show was a fun experience. While the food was a bit ho-hum, the show was great! The actors did a marvelous job of engaging the dinner guests. It was a very enjoyable evening and this will be a place we will visit again!

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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
miami fl
Jul 25, 2009

lodge review

quiet. clean. perfect for visiting theme parks. nice view of golf course. i am very particular about hotels and this one was perfect for resting up and cleaning up/relaxing after long hot days at theme parks. great rates. easy parking. nestled in a very nice neighborhood. perfect contrast for crazy days at parks

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

short drive to theme parks. a little hard to find bc bay hill road switches names at vineland. there is a 'bravo' restaurant close by with good food

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Review of Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Los Angeles, CA
Jul 24, 2009

Great stay

Very relaxing. Didn't golf but the staff and fitness room/pool were exceptional.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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