Make your nights as magical as your days in these Orlando resorts and hotels with spectacular views (Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® pictured).
Orlando’s world-class attractions may be the highlight of your day, but the fun doesn’t have to stop when you head back to your room each evening. Here are a few of our favorite Orlando resorts with unforgettable views, from volcano eruptions and fireworks to scenic over-the-water bungalows and bold African savanna views.
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Rooms With a View Throughout Orlando
AC Hotel by Marriott Orlando Downtown
If sweeping skyline views are your style, AC Hotel by Marriott Orlando Downtown is the place to be. Located in the heart of downtown Orlando’s City District, the AC Hotel features sleek European-inspired guest rooms and 360-degree city views from SkyBar Rooftop Terrace. It’s surrounded by fantastic dining, arts, nightlife and culture for a vibrant urban getaway in The City Beautiful.
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Lake Nona Wave Hotel
Explore a new side of Orlando at Lake Nona Wave Hotel, a luxury lifestyle hotel packed with eclectic modern art, MICHELIN-recommended dining, playful cocktails and tech-infused wellness amenities. Enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding areas, including the 50,000-square-foot Lake Nona Sculpture Garden, vibrant dining and nightlife, and pristine green spaces and lakes for miles.
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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort
Nestled inside Golden Oak at Walt Disney World® Resort, the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort offers incredible nightly fireworks viewing and character dining in addition to a lineup of luxurious amenities. From character dining and a five-acre water park for the kids, to MICHELIN-starred Capa Steakhouse and a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course for the adults, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here. Best of all, every room has a furnished balcony with panoramic views, so you can soak up the sights all day long.
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JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Orlando Resort & Spa
For a sophisticated getaway close to Walt Disney World® Resort, head to the JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Orlando Resort & Spa. This family-friendly resort exudes modern luxury with inviting social spaces, award-winning dining and a rejuvenating spa, perfect for pampering between park days. Best of all, the resort offers incredible views of the nightly fireworks at Walt Disney World Resort — book a fireworks view room, or head up to illume on the top floor to catch the show over cocktails and small plates.
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Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®
Enjoy sprawling views of SeaWorld® Orlando’s thrilling coasters and attractions from Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, featured in this blog’s cover image. The resort is home to a relaxing wellness spa, several delectable dining concepts, and a luxurious pool with an outdoor water park. Plus, enjoy exclusive SeaWorld and Aquatica® Orlando perks with your stay, including priority park entry, complimentary all-day transportation to the parks, ticket and dining discounts, and more.
Waldorf Astoria® Orlando
The Waldorf Astoria® Orlando, also located in Bonnet Creek, is another fantastic spot to catch the nightly fireworks spectacular over EPCOT®. This breathtaking golf and spa resort is perfect for a luxury getaway, with 12 unique restaurants and lounges, a world-class spa, an adults-only pool, and a championship golf course designed by Rees Jones. You can also enjoy access to a water park, lazy river and other indulgent amenities at the adjacent Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Choose from rooms overlooking the Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve, golf course, pool or theme parks for hotel room views you won’t soon forget.
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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
Conveniently located between EPCOT® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort packs plenty of value into two sister hotels. The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel and the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel share incredible views, dynamic dining and luxurious pool and spa experiences, along with convenient access to Disney’s BoardWalk Inn next door. Don’t miss their latest luxurious addition, Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, where you can watch EPCOT® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios® fireworks from the comfort of your balcony.
Evermore Orlando Resort
Set to debut in early 2024, Orlando’s newest vacation resort will feature over one thousand acres of natural beauty and laid-back luxury near Walt Disney World® Resort. Anchored by the stunning Evermore Bay (pictured), this stylish resort will feature a variety of accommodation options, including houses, villas and flats. It will also be home to the new Conrad Orlando luxury resort, which will boast a full-service spa with spa garden and water oasis, diverse dining options, and full access to Evermore Orlando Resort amenities. No matter where you stay at Evermore, one thing is certain: you’re sure to enjoy the view.
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Rooms at Official Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
The day’s adventures continue at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, where you might spot zebras, giraffe, wildebeest and more exotic animals grazing in the lush savanna outside your window. Home to over 30 species of African wildlife, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge also boasts vibrant African fare, an impressive collection of South African wine, a watering-hole inspired pool, and one of the largest collections of African art in the United States.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Step back in time at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, a whimsical seaside resort inspired by turn-of-the-20th-century Atlantic City. Discover dazzling dining and nightlife along the quarter-mile promenade, take an old-fashioned boat to EPCOT® or Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, or simply kick back and enjoy the reflection of hundreds of light shimmering in the water. Other official Walt Disney World hotels located near Disney’s BoardWalk Inn are Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Villas and Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort & Disney’s Polynesian Villa & Bungalows
Escape to the South Pacific at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, conveniently located within walking distance of Magic Kingdom® Park. This charming tropical hideaway offers incredible waterfront views of the nightly fireworks over Cinderella Castle, along with succulent island-inspired fare, a speakeasy-style tiki bar and newly redesigned guest rooms. For an extra-special getaway — and prime fireworks viewing — book a theme park view room at Disney’s Polynesian Villa & Bungalows, where you can sleep, swim and play in the first over-the-water bungalows at Walt Disney World.
Rooms at Official Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
Universal’s Aventura Hotel
For volcano views with a sky-high twist, head to Universal’s Aventura Hotel. At 17 stories tall, the modern, tech-forward hotel offers incredible views of Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Volcano Bay. Top off your stay with a visit to Bar 17 Bistro, a stylish rooftop bar with custom cocktails, elevated bar bites and 360-degree views of Orlando’s skyline, theme parks and beyond.
Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Travel back to the 1960s at Universal Orlando Resort’s vintage beach getaway, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. Select rooms in the Bayside and Beachside towers come with a unique perk: an up-close, breathtaking view of the Krakatau volcano at Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park next door. Visitors can relax in their rooms while enjoying the tropical view of waterfalls during the day and the amazing display of Krakatau erupting with fiery “lava” at night.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando
Enjoy la dolce vita — the sweet life — at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, part of Universal Orlando Resort. Inspired by the seaside village of Portofino, Italy, this relaxing resort features a colorful seaside harbor, serene pools and gardens, and authentic dishes from Tuscany, Naples and more. Hop on a working water taxi and arrive at the theme parks in style, or settle in with a glass of wine from The Thirsty Fish wine bar. For a view that wows long after dark, book a room overlooking the picturesque harbor.
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