As you would expect of a town founded by the Walt Disney Company, there is a palpable magic felt while walking around downtown Celebration, Florida. From its fantastic nearby attractions and the amazing natural beauty, it’s obvious why thousands of people visit the town each year. Whether you’re looking for a luxury stay in some of the state’s top hotels or a relaxing room between resort visits, we list some of the best places to stay on your next trip to Celebration.
Bohemian Hotel Celebration
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Located along the serene lakeside, the Bohemian Hotel is a fantastic option for those looking for a relaxing rest stop in Celebration. The rooms are pristinely presented and modernly furnished with extra treats such as in-room Starbucks coffee, flat-screen TV and a Bose radio. The hotel is a short walk away from the Disney World resort. An example of Floridian opulence away from the hustle and bustle of town, this boutique hotel is sure to give you a memorable stay.
The Meliá Hotels group is known for its luxury and sophistication and the Orlando edition is no different. Each room or suite is designed with comfort and tranquility in mind and offer the perfect place to take a breather between visiting the many attractions in the city. This hotel is looking to the future; the car park has electric vehicle charging points in both its general and accessible car parks and guests can ride around in style on the hotel’s electric scooters. Highlights of this hotel include a 360-degree vanishing-edge pool, heated throughout the year and ideal for a morning swim, as well as high-end fitness and spa facilities.
The Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center is almost an attraction in itself, adorned with sparkling lights that could almost rival the famous park on its doorstep. The spacious rooms are elegantly designed and furnished with everything you could need on your stay. It’s the restaurant options that make the resort stand out. Enjoy Cuban fare at Socio, grab a bucket of beer and snacks at the Wreckers Sports Bar, enjoy the freshest seafood at Moor Restaurant, or grab salads, flavorful flatbreads and tasty sandwiches at poolside SandBar. For those looking for evening entertainment, musical and comedy acts are hosted within the hotel’s striking glass atriums.
As well as offering one of the top golf courses in the state, Mystic Dunes is home to a fantastic hotel and resort, well suited for exploring Celebration. Set among 600 acres (243ha) of beautiful Florida wetlands, Mystic Dunes prides itself on its welcoming staff, easy atmosphere and attractive rooms and suites. A great choice for those wanting an active holiday, the resort is home to four huge pools, a world-class golf course and a two-story waterslide.
The Orlando offering of the Waldorf group, the Astoria Hotel is the ultimate relaxation resort. Outside of its well-designed and comfortable rooms, the resort has a top notch spa and retreat, providing massages, therapies and salon packages. On top of this, the culinary choices are excellent with the restaurants, including al fresco options, sushi bars and laid-back bistros, as well as bars suited for whatever night you fancy.
A bright and breezy hotel, perfect for those wanting to spend as much time exploring the local attractions and Celebration as possible. Celebration Suites has basic rooms and reception area, with some pleasant views of the surrounding Floridian greenery. Just down the road from Celebration station and a short walk from Disney World, the hotel is a great jumping-off spot for visiting the area’s many popular attractions.
With a fresh feel and friendly staff, Fairfield Inn & suites is just three miles (4.8km) from the majority of Celebration’s many attractions and well suited for those looking for a good base camp in the city. A good choice for visitors coming to the city for both business or leisure and for those looking for extended stays, Fairfield gives its guests a pleasant stay through it’s well furnished rooms and great transport links. For a special treat, be sure to visit the delicious complimentary morning breakfast buffet from the restaurant each morning.
Capturing some of the magic from Disney World next door, this hotel and resort is a sure-fire hit with the family. Outside of its obvious location inside Celebration’s main attraction, the hotel itself is every Disney fan’s dream, featuring a Fantasia-inspired pool, a movie theater-inspired food market and complimentary film screenings, all underneath the picture-perfect night sky. The individual, double or family rooms are carefully crafted and great for taking a break in between extended visits to the park next door.