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Sonesta ES Suites Orlando - International Drive

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

My stay was great!!! The only thing I have to say bad was the day time staff this one lady was rude at the front desk, I checked in late ( around 12am Saturday morning) so on Sunday morning I asked for a late check out and was rudely told "we dont have late check out" which I know was probably not true. Well if it was true or not im a paying customer staying in your establishment its not about what was said but how it was said.......

Love the Sonesta! Rooms are always clean, the beds are so comfortable, and the location is perfect. Short drive to the theme parks, and walking distance from I-Drive restaurants and entertainment.

Perfect staying for three days. Clean and kind service. This place made our vacation so perfect. Thanks Sonesta.

Excelllent stay, great room great staff very professional!

Rooms were clean, staff was friendly and provided coupons and recommendations for local eating. Pool and hot tub were empty which was super relaxing and we really enjoyed the second level Sun deck to get some extra sun. Free breakfast was also great. PERFECT location with so many places to eat in walking distance, and plenty of activities if you don’t do a park.

excellent experience, room and pool were great.,.................................

As most might not know the hotel name brand, beautiful hotel, with amenities in lobby with bar/grill, pool, breakfast and quick buy location. Great hotel for the rate, and the space in rooms. I would recommend to anyone who is looking for a room for a family, plenty of room, and quality.

Loved this hotel. Room are nice and clean. Close to restaurants and fun thing to do with kids. Overall, a very good choice. Would definitely stay here again.

Everything in room appeared to be fairly new! Two bedroom suite was small but very well appointed. Hotel in general exceeded my expectations.

Quick overnight stay at what looked like a clean, comfortable hotel online; however, the place much more run down in person. We had a 2 br with pullout couch but the mattress on the pullout was so worn down you could feel the metal bars through it. The whole room just had an “old” feel to it. Also, the fitness closet (too small to be called a room) was ridiculous for a place of that size. It’s basically only good for one person and not clean. The breakfast was just okay. It didn’t feel clean and again, not big enough for the crowd of people. Overall, for the price I paid, I expected much more.

Hotel is located in front of Orlando eye. Have free parking, free ahuttle and free breakfast. Comfortable modern suites.

1. Nice size suite (great for family) 2. Comfortable room 3. Great location ( International Drive)

Stayed in a 2 bedroom flat and it was great for our needs (2 guy friends). Staff was friendly and the hotel is perfectly located on International Drive to local eateries and a quick hop onto I4 for Disney, etc. Cannot find any real complaints about the room though the pillows were way too soft and I had to use 3 to keep my head up. The A/C does not blow directly into the rooms very hard so if you like to sleep like a polar bear like me just know you have to drop the temp all the way down and while you'll have a cold living room the bedroom should be comfy. You can tell the hotel is new with a renovation on some old bones but everything was clean and for the price could not be beat. Will definitely be looking at this place again next time we're In Orlando.

Very up to date, reasonably priced, friendly staff. Across the street from the "eye". Trolley outside door but a do-able walk to many restaurants, shops, things to do. Good "section" of international drive--lots to pick from. Only negative was pool was in a courtyard so around 3pm there was no sun getting to the pool area.

We had a very nice stay. We liked that the parks were close. I will be telling our friends about this place.

The pool closes too early compared to other hotels, the toilet was leaking some water.

After the initial shock of having no electricity and no A/C due to a power outage in the whole area, things went excellent. Very good breakfast buffet. If you like peace and quiet, I would recommend getting an room on the outside perimeter away from the pool. It can get a little noisy with the children playing..

Nice and clean hotel, good breakfast, rooms little small but ok, near many restaurants but lots of traffic in the area.

We are a family of 6 so we stayed in the 2 bedroom suite. It was plenty of room, everything was spotless (something that is VERY important to me), breakfast was great and the location to Disney parks and City Walk for nighttime dinner was perfect! We were very happy with this hotel and will definitely be back for our next trip!

Very comfortable exactly what I expected and hotel staff was very nice and helpful

8480 International Drive Orlando FL

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from I-Drive 360
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Sonesta ES Suites Orlando - International Drive is adjacent to popular attractions such as I-Drive 360 and Coca-Cola Orlando Eye. This 146-room, 3.5-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Aquatica and SeaWorld® Orlando are also nearby.


Dining

Free buffet breakfast is served each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM. At the end of the day, the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink.


Rooms

The 146 air-conditioned accommodations feature kitchens and space to spread out with separate bedrooms, living rooms, and dining areas. 40-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Sofa beds, coffee makers, and free local calls are other standard amenities. Limited housekeeping is available.


Property features

At Sonesta ES Suites Orlando - International Drive, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. There's free parking and a free area shuttle. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center.

Guest reviews for Sonesta ES Suites Orlando - International Drive

Everyone (26) Couples (5) Business (1) Family (13) Other (2) Friends (2)
5
Everyone

My stay was great!!! The only thing I have to say bad was the day time staff this one lady was rude at the front desk, I checked in late ( around 12am Saturday morning) so on Sunday morning I asked for a late check out and was rudely told "we dont have late check out" which I know was probably not true. Well if it was true or not im a paying customer staying in your establishment its not about what was said but how it was said.......

By , from Perrysburg,ohio on Apr 20, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 20, 2018

I am glad that you had a nice stay and do apologize for any issue with our staff. We normally hear so many positive comments, we hate to hear anything negative. We hope you come back and visit us again!

5
Everyone

Love the Sonesta! Rooms are always clean, the beds are so comfortable, and the location is perfect. Short drive to the theme parks, and walking distance from I-Drive restaurants and entertainment.

By , from Florida on Apr 15, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 16, 2018

Thanks for the 5 out of 5 review, we are glad you had such a nice stay with us. We're always very happy to hear a guest say that they love Sonesta! Please come back and visit us again.

5
Everyone

Perfect staying for three days. Clean and kind service. This place made our vacation so perfect. Thanks Sonesta.

By , from Rockville, MD on Apr 2, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 3, 2018

Thanks for the nice review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit us again!

5

great stay

Everyone

Excelllent stay, great room great staff very professional!

By , from jacksonville, florida on Mar 18, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 19, 2018

Thanks for the 5 out of 5 review, we are especially happy to hear that you found our staff so professional. Please come back and visit us again!

5

awesome stay!

Everyone

Rooms were clean, staff was friendly and provided coupons and recommendations for local eating. Pool and hot tub were empty which was super relaxing and we really enjoyed the second level Sun deck to get some extra sun. Free breakfast was also great. PERFECT location with so many places to eat in walking distance, and plenty of activities if you don’t do a park.

By , from Michigan on Mar 9, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 9, 2018

Thanks so much for the nice review, we're glad had such a nice stay with us. Please come back and visit us again!

5

nice hotel centraly located

Everyone

excellent experience, room and pool were great.,.................................

By , from ledyard, ct on Feb 13, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 14, 2018

Thanks for the nice review, please come back and visit us again!

5

amazing location (right across from orlando eye).

Everyone

As most might not know the hotel name brand, beautiful hotel, with amenities in lobby with bar/grill, pool, breakfast and quick buy location. Great hotel for the rate, and the space in rooms. I would recommend to anyone who is looking for a room for a family, plenty of room, and quality.

By , from Bradenton on Jan 29, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 29, 2018

Thanks for the 5 out 5 review on the hotel, I glad you had a nice stay with us and that you now know about the Sonesta brand! Please come back and visit us again!

5

great hotel!!!!!

Everyone

Loved this hotel. Room are nice and clean. Close to restaurants and fun thing to do with kids. Overall, a very good choice. Would definitely stay here again.

By , from NY, NY on Jan 22, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 23, 2018

Thanks for the 5 out of 5 review, we are glad to hear that you had such a nice stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back!

5

comfortable stay

Everyone

Everything in room appeared to be fairly new! Two bedroom suite was small but very well appointed. Hotel in general exceeded my expectations.

By , from GA on Jan 14, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 17, 2018

Thanks for the 5 out 5 review, we are so happy that we exceeded your expectations! We hope you choose us again the next time you visit the Orlando area!

2

disappointed and overpriced

Everyone

Quick overnight stay at what looked like a clean, comfortable hotel online; however, the place much more run down in person. We had a 2 br with pullout couch but the mattress on the pullout was so worn down you could feel the metal bars through it. The whole room just had an “old” feel to it. Also, the fitness closet (too small to be called a room) was ridiculous for a place of that size. It’s basically only good for one person and not clean. The breakfast was just okay. It didn’t feel clean and again, not big enough for the crowd of people. Overall, for the price I paid, I expected much more.

By , from NJ on Jan 7, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 10, 2018

We're really sorry that the hotel did not meet your expectations. We have passed on your comments to our management staff. Your experience is certainly not typical for our hotel, I hope you give us another chance the next time you visit the Orlando area.