The Gaylord Palms Resort and Spa is a Florida-theme resort located one mile from Walt Disney World in Kissimmee, Fl. The resort is within 5 miles of SeaWorld and within 10 miles of Universal Studios, Orange County Convention Center and shopping at Pointe Orlando.
The Gaylord Palms Resort and Spa encases an almost five-acre atrium that contains smaller versions of Florida attractions like Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth and the Everglades. A wharf features a 60-foot sailboat. Dining options range from casual to haute cuisine including the Old Hickory Steakhouse, Villa de Flora, Java Coast and a Haagen Dazs Ice Cream Shop.
A business center provides high-speed Internet access for a fee and the adjoining convention center offers 400,000 square feet of meeting space. Relâche spa offers spa services in 25 European-inspired suites and includes a full-service salon and fitness center.
Recreation includes the adjacent Falcon's Fire Golf Course, an Art Deco South Beach adult-only pool with tinted cabanas featuring high-speed Internet access and poolside massages, and a family Marine Pool with an octopus water slide and sandy play area for children. Shuttle service to Disney theme parks and Downtown Disney is complimentary. Baby-sitting services are available for a fee.
Designed with themes inspired by Florida regions depicted in the hotel atrium, all 1,406 guestrooms feature cable/satellite TV and CD players. Baths are equipped with granite vanities and supply luxury toiletries. Rooms feature a computer station and laptop-compatible safes. High-Speed Internet access and newspapers are included in the cost of the resort fee. Refrigerators and complimentary bottled water are offered. Rollaway beds are available on request (surcharge). Connecting/adjoining rooms are also available on request.