Overall a pretty nice place to stay, great location, and cool castle feel, but definitely could use some updates and repairs, also we found some subway napkins from the previous guest in one of the drawers, kinda gross...Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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"Best part of International Drive"
Many restaurants and shops within walking distance. SeaWorld and Universal are approx 10mins away. Beds are comfortable, view of pool was nice. It is worth paying extra for the breakfast buffet. Kids had fun in pool. Will be back!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"nice overnight stay"
Have no complaints room was princessy and breakfast in morning good.convenient to theme parks and vitos chop house right in front of hotel.The best steak ever.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to Seaworld attractions"
Overall we were satisfied with the hotel, the room and the staff.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"BRING YOUR OWN PILLOWS...."
THE HOTEL ITSELF WAS OK ... THE BED AND PILLOWS WERE VERY UNCOMFORTABLE.... AFTER A LONG DAY OF RUNNING AROUND WITH THE FAMILY... YOU REALLY WOULD LIKE A GOOD NITE SLEEP, BUT THIS WAS NOT THE CASE.... I PROBABLY WONT COME BACK UNLESS THEY DROP THEIR RATE DOWN A LOT....Genuine Hotels.com guest review
It was amazingGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Its nothing extraordinary, but the pool was nice, bathroom was clean, had enough towels, but the room was smaller than expectedGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great value, located walking distance to lots of p"
For the price we paid, and the location, ease walking access to Idrive spots, this hotel was a great value!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Childless Adults Beware"
The rooms were cheaply renovated with outdated fixtures. Our coffee maker didn't work. It may look like a castle on the outside, but the inside is shabby and old. The bedding was the only nice thing in our room. There are also A LOT of families with children at this hotel so if you're expecting a quiet stay then go somewhere else.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good location for convention center business"
The Holiday Inn Castle in Orlando was a very comfortable and convenient place to stay for access to the convention center. Lots of good restaurants and shops in the area and the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. I would definitely consider staying at this hotel in the future.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"this was sooo not worth the price!"
the hotel is very old. it was due for renovations years ago. carpets are old and stained. bathroom is very dated and not up to date with cauking etc the bedding .... very very outdated: the mattress was lumpy, the comforter was grey and the sheets were very worn out. the most outrages is the service. especially watch for scam: i asked the doorman for […] a taxi and he tried to put me into a shady limo that was hanging around the hotel. when i asked for a city taxi he lost intetest in helping further. i picked a taxi that was dropping off another customer. btw that limo vehicle is often parked in the vip parking of the hotel :(. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"very enjoyable stay"
my wife and son had a beautiful time .....but had alittle prob with the dvd player. overall it was excellent and my son enjoyed the pool.Genuine Expedia guest review
Me and my friends had a blast!! We love the area, the hotel was amazing! Definitely we are gonna visit again :)Genuine Hotels.com guest review
This hotel was beautiful. My boyfriend and I enjoyed our stay. The location was great and the bed was comfortable. We didn't want to gey out of it.Genuine Expedia guest review
I was surprised when we entered the hotel - I thought with the Castle theme and Orlando location near convention center the hotel would be tacky and worn. I was mistaken! It was up to date, more upscale than anticipated, nice bed linens and pillows. Best surprise was the 9th floor open deck where you could take in Disney fireworks. Great location walking […] distance to all our favorite restaurants. Easy drive to convention center and free parking was a great perk after all we paid at convention center. Pool was festive and clean. Staff very polite and accommodating. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"just for looks"
Not what we expected. All thier company money went towards the castle look on the outside. The room is completely basic. Bathroom had mold behind the sink and other areas. Breakfast package is a waste. They want you to pay for food that is considered free from other hotels. $11 for toast and cold eggs. They only have 1 bus and it returns you to the […] hotel at 8:30. Magic kingdom fireworks starts at 9 and 10. A waste.. no fridge no microwave but for an additional $15 a night they will bring you one. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
I had a work event at Cafe Tu Tu Tangos next to The Castle, so I got a room for my family to stay at for the night. The vending machines did not take dollars, so my husband had to go to every floor to find a machine that accepted dollar bills (that was the solution that the front desk suggested). The bartender at the outside bar was very nice and friendly. […] I don't remember his name, but he was a caucasian bald guy, I believe. I liked that the restaurant was connected to the hotel and that it was walking distance to Senor Frogs and Dave & Busters. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Worth the money"
As described. Free wifi free parking. Really nice people.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice hotelGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The staff was nice and very helpful with our needs . The room and pool were clean. It was close to every eating establishment you can think of. Parking was no problem and the price of the room was very reasonable . We would probably stay there again.Genuine Expedia guest review
The room was great and themed overlooking the pool that was heated-needed to be cleaned. The hot tub area was nice and secluded and the staff was very friendly and helpful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good price, just need breakfast."
Rooms are nice but not too fancy. No complimentary breakfast but they do have free wifi.Genuine Expedia guest review
First vacation to Orlando ,the hotel is in a good location and liked the heated pool.Walking distance to shops and resturants was close ,that was a plus.The room was a good size the loved the big screen tv .The room was clean and up dated ,would stay here again.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Spring Break Fun!!!!!!!!!"
This hotel is close to shopping and entertainment. My three year old enjoyed the Castle theme. She felt like she was a princess. Beds were very comfortable. There is a shuttle service to the nearby parks. We will book this hotel again whenever we stay in Orlando.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Why not stay in a Castle?"
This was our 2nd stay here on a Disney vacation. The bellmen and Cafe Tu Tu Tango are first class. Our room was not clean this visit. There was trash around the beds. One of the beds squeaked. I was dissapointed because our first stay had been great.Genuine Expedia guest review
Overall it was very satisfied.We stayed in hotel 5 nights.The front desk was very helpful they even helped my daughter to send greeting post card. Rooms are nice and clean,tv has Internet connection,beds are very comfy,no cigarette smell.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
A little older hotel that has been upgraded...very nice huge HD tv in room...overall very nice stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
We stayed at this hotel for one night on the easter weekend. Most of the hotels i normally would stay at in Orlando was booked. I was a bit hesitant as Holiday Inns have a stigma but thought I would give it a try since i read it was remodeled and was now a resort. We got to the hotel late saturday night around 7:30pm,the entrance in the hotel was very […] nice and the front desk clerk that checked us in could have been a little more friendly and smiling but overall the check in was ok.The room was neat and clean however after showering the kids the bathtub was clogged and i figured it would go down the next morning but it didnt. Advised the front desk of the clogging issue seemed nonchalant and said would advise the engineer. It was an ok stay for the night and for the price and would proabably give it another try. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
""Used to be a great place, not so much now""
Stayed here several years ago when it was a Doubletree, was a wonderfull hotel. Went back yearly, always comfortable. This time, disappointed. Given the "Expedia" room, first one closest to the elevator, loud talking all evening. Bedding is swayback, past its prime. Room had a spotlight aimed at the window. Continental breakfast was awful. After getting […] the buffet, and half way through our meal, a different server asked us how our meal was and said we could have ordered cooked to order eggs or waffles. A little late. Very sad, great location and we used to like it. Will try another hotel next visit. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Not bad, but sketchy car service ruined it"
Generally speaking, the hotel is fine. The room was clean and the facilities were nice. It is convenient to the Universal Orlando parks, but if you want to go to Disney parks as well, the transportation costs would make staying at a Disney hotel more worthwhile. My biggest complaint is that the staff are not particularly friendly or helpful, particularly […] when it came to transportation issues. Before arriving, I had tried to get information on transportation options from the hotel, and they were not very friendly or helpful at all. They only offered the free shuttle bus for Universal (which was fine), and a private "car service" that they work with that turned out to be more expensive than a taxi. Although come to find out there were plenty of other, cheaper options for transportation around the Orlando area, which I'm sure they're quite aware of, but they were unwilling to mention those. I suspect some sort of backroom "deal" with this extremely sketchy "car service" where the hotel and its employees get some sort of kick-back. I read other complaints about this same thing, which I should have taken to heart before choosing this hotel. If it hadn't been for that and the feeling of getting misled, lied to and cheated by the hotel staff and this shady "car service," the stay would have been fine. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
In all the hotel was in good condition except for being dusty. Everything in the main areas was clean, but anything out of arms reach was really dusty. The mirror frame on the wall was really dusty and the carpet under the desk was really dirty, but the bathroom was really clean. The furniture was really nice and even had a granite top. The bed was […] really cofortable. In all it was a good room. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"A good value for the price."
The hotel and staff were great for the price, I only had one comment to make about this hotel, what ever you do, do not get a handy cap room, if you dont need it. We were given one and we did not need it and the shower experiance resulted in a flooded bathroom floor. The shower did not hold the water in, the shower curtian was too short. Also the cost […] of the breakfast was way over priced for an average breakfast buffet! I would stay here again, but not in a handy cap room and visit Dennys down the street more for breakfast. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"It sure is a majestic castle!"
The hotel was everything i thought it would be. For a holiday Inn i was extremely pleased with the cleanliness and classiness of the hotel. it would have been better if the breakfast was complimentary but they do have a free shuttle too and from Universal Studios. Seemed like they had all the amenities anyone would need for a 3+ day stay in Orlando […] . Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
would stay again.. small and cozy was my room i like it a lot overlooking the pool areaGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Everything was perfect!"
My niece loved the castle theme. We enjoyed the heated pool. The staff recommended a wonderful pizza delivery. The breakfast was good. Bed and pillows were very comfortable. Overall, we found a delightful little place. Walking distance to a lot of shopping and eating. And just a short drive to Magic Kingdom.Genuine Expedia guest review
I thought it was super comfortable, would definitely stay here againGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Hotel is nice. Room is ordinary. Fixtures are old. It could have been better if there is a free breakfast.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"close to islands of adventures"
I WAS VERY UNSATISFIED. I ASKED FOR CONJOINING ROOMS AND THEY TOLD ME YES THEY HAD THEM AND BOOKED THEM FOR US. WHEN WE GET TO THE HOTEL THE RUDE DESK CLERK SAID I DON'T KNOW WHO YOU TALKED TO BUT WE DON'T HAVE ANY AVAILABLE. I WOULD HAVE NEVER STAYED THERE IF I KNEW THIS.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
it's not the doubletree that's for sureGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Pleased in Every Way"
Kind, excellent, helpful service in all areas from the restaurant to the pool and lobby. I would highly recommend the Castle.Genuine Expedia guest review
The location was great in the heart of International Dr. but other than that the hotel was beyond average. Service was average, decour was average, the room was average. I think for the price we paid per night that the room should have been nicer. To top things off, the TV in the room used a analog connection. Analog!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Not a convenient location if attending conference in Orlando. the floor in both public and in room need to be vacuum.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Pictures looked better online.. Eh, overall was ok.! Really nothing special, just a room to sleep in..Genuine Hotels.com guest review
My husband and I were very pleased with out stay in this hotel.Genuine Expedia guest review
Excellent location for our working vacation at the FUN coin and money show held at the OCCC.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
When we booked in your hotel looked so amazing ! reality is so different,, no bigger rooms, either big bathroom and not complementaries(for example,,, the cookies. The lady in the front desk said this ameniities was when Doubletree was before almost 2 or 3 years ago ....the only good thing is the location and nice restaurants around the areaGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good hotel bad food"
Hotel was great staff was great room service was very very bad from 4 items that I request they dint have them and finally once it came it was so bad that I could not eat it Breakfast was teasted like card board and the service was really bad In other words great hotel with great people don't eat the food and you will have a great timeGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"The Castle review"
The front desk was very helpful; especially K.C. who was extremely nice and knowledgable of the area. The hotel theme is very beatifull and International drive is located in the back of the pool area close for walking to the shops and dinning.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The facility is a little old...Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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