The heart and soul of Florida, Downtown Orlando is a fantastic holiday destination for activities and entertainment. From 5* rated hotels to a huge variety of restaurants, shopping facilities and popular tours, there is something for everyone in Downtown Orlando. It is the historic core of Orlando and borders Marks Street, Mills Avenue, Orange Blossom Trail and Kaley Avenue.
One of the largest urban centres in Central Florida, it has a range of places to visit and things to do including sports facilities, theatres, art galleries, shops, cinemas, parks and nightclubs. Downtown Orlando also holds a number of festivals and parades over the year. Downtown Orlando offers a number of public transport facilities including buses, trains and the Orlando Executive Airport to get you to your destination.
Downtown Orlando Hotels & Villas
Crown Plaza Orlando Downtown – Perfectly located with easy access to all that downtown has to offer, Crown Plaza is only 4 miles from the Orlando Executive Airport.
Residence Inn Orlando Downtown – With pet friendly suites offering the comfort of your own home, the Residence Inn hotel has been rated 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Double Tree by Hilton Orlando Downtown – Overlooking Lake Ivanhoe, the hotel offers a convenient location and comfortable luxury suites.
Tuscan Hills – Situated in an area of Orange Groves, Tuscan Hills villas are ideally situated to explore central Florida.
With many of Orlando’s historic roots, there is so much to enjoy with the whole family. Lake Eola Park is located in the heart of Downtown and offers activities such as swan boats and a Walt Disney Amphitheatre. A popular place to visit is the Orange County Regional History Center which exhibits 12,000 years of Central Florida history. The Orlando farmers market and public library facilities are also good opportunities to explore.
Tours provide visitors with knowledge and interesting facts about Downtown attractions. Whether you are already familiar with the local sites and want comprehensive, detailed guides or are completely new to Downtown, tours are extremely popular.
American Ghost Adventures tour is based in the shadows of the theme park castles and will send chills down your spine. Whereas, the Crafty Cocktail Tour showcases some of Downtown Orlando’s finest establishments with a sample of hand selected local beverages. From food and drink tours to historic and arty tours, there is something for everyone to explore and take home a piece of Downtown Orlando history.
What is there to do other than the usual tourist activities?
The skyline of Downtown Orlando is not to be missed during your time in the vibrant district. It was featured in films such as Paper Towns and Passenger 57 and is breath-taking to watch as the sunsets over skyscrapers. Some of the tallest skyscrapers in Orlando include: Suntrust Center, the Vue at Lake Eola, the Orange County Courthouse and the Bank of American Center.
For a world-class experience, take a trip to the Amway Centre for a basketball game or a concert and you will not be disappointed. It is an iconic destination to visit and has a stunning exterior design as well as a huge interior space measuring around 42 feet high.
With so much to discover in Downtown Orlando and a huge variety of accommodation to suit your preferences, we can help you chose that perfect Florida holiday. If you’re looking for a Downtown Orlando hotel, simply give us a call on 020 7084 7471 or fill in our Online Enquiry form and we can help you out.