by Santorini Dave • Updated: February 6, 2019
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The 13 Best Choice Hotels in Orlando
Choice Hotels is a collection of good-value lodging options, primarily in the budget to moderate price range. The brands in this group include: Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria Hotels, Comfort, Sleep Inn, Quality Inn, Clarion Hotels, Extended Stay, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, WoodSpring Suites, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, and Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels. If you’re looking for a dependable and cheap place to stay in Orlando, Florida these hotels are often a great (if unexciting) choice.
All-suites hotel located across the street from the shops, restaurants, and attractions of Old Town and Fun Spot and a short drive from Epcot (7.5 miles, 14-minute drive) and Disney’s Hollywood Studios (6.2 miles, 11-minute drive). Free breakfast is served daily, free shuttle to major theme parks, and the hotel’s recreational amenities include an outdoor heated pool, a poolside restaurant, and an indoor game room.
Budget hotel located a 5-minute drive (0.5 mile) to Universal Orlando Resort, 14-minute drive (7.9 miles) to SeaWorld, and within walking distance to several casual restaurants. Free parking and a free shuttle to Walt Disney World theme parks are available, and the hotel offers complimentary breakfast daily and an outdoor heated pool and hot tub.
All-suites hotel featuring full kitchens in every room, free buffet breakfast, an outdoor pool and hot tub, a game room, and a free shuttle to all Disney theme parks. Free parking is available on-site, and the hotel is located a 5-minute drive (1.8 miles) to Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, a 7-minute drive (3.2 miles) to SeaWorld, and an 9-minute drive (2.8 miles) to Disney Springs.
Family-friendly resort within walking distance to restaurants and shops and a 5-minute drive (1.5 miles) to Universal Orlando Resort. Rooms feature 2 bedrooms, full kitchens, balconies, and in-unit laundry, and hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, hot tub, children’s pool, tennis court, and BBQ grills.
Resort featuring the on-site Wakoola Springs water park with pools and waterslides and a clubhouse with a game room, cafe, and bar. 2 and 3-bedroom suites include full kitchens, laundry machines, parking, and over 1,000 square feet of space. Located a 3-minute drive (0.8 mile) from Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, 6 minutes (2.9 miles) to SeaWorld, and 11 minutes (4.6 miles) to Disney Springs.
Budget hotel located within walking distance of several restaurants, an 8-minute drive (3 miles) to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and a 12-minute drive (7.4 miles) to Magic Kingdom. In addition to a free hot breakfast, the hotel offers free shuttle services to the top theme parks and Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall, and an on-site outdoor pool, whirlpool, and bar.
Budget hotel with a free breakfast buffet, free parking, and free transportation to theme parks and Lake Buena Vista Outlet Mall. Located a 8-minute drive (3.5 miles) to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, a 12-minute drive (6.9 miles) to Magic Kingdom, and within walking distance to restaurants.
Budget hotel located a 4-minute drive (0.9 mile) from ICON Orlando, a 6-minute drive (1.5 miles) to Universal Orlando Resort, and a 12-minute drive (4.9 miles) to SeaWorld with a free theme park shuttle. In addition to a free hot breakfast, hotel amenities include an outdoor pool and hot tub, a fitness center, and free parking.
Economy hotel with an outdoor pool, hot tub, and children’s pool, plus free parking and free breakfast. A complimentary shuttle provides service to Disney, Universal, and SeaWorld parks, and the hotel is within walking distance of the restaurants and attractions of International Drive. Universal Orlando Resort is 8 minutes (2.3 miles) away by car.
Budget hotel offering a free full breakfast, free parking, free EV charging, outdoor pools, laundry facilities, and a free theme park shuttle, and within walking distance of the restaurants and attractions of International Drive. Walk to the ICON Orlando (0.4 mile, 9-minute walk) and Sea Life Aquarium (0.6 mile, 13-minute walk), or drive 5 minutes (1.9 miles) to Universal Orlando Resort or 18 minutes (12.8 miles) to Disney’s Magic Kingdom.
Budget hotel featuring an on-site cafe, restaurant, and bar, plus an outdoor heated pool, sun deck, and picnic area. Located within walking distance to Orlando International Premium Outlets and a 2-minute drive (0.3 mile) to Universal Orlando Resort, and free theme park shuttle service and free parking are available.
Economy hotel located within walking distance to several restaurants, a 14-minute drive (9.1 miles) to Epcot, and 15-minute drive (9.8 miles) to Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Free theme park and outlet mall shuttle service is available, and hotel amenities include a free buffet breakfast, an outdoor heated pool, and an on-site bar.
Budget hotel within walking distance of Orlando Science Center (0.4 mile, 8-minute walk) and Florida Hospital Health Village Station (0.1 mile, 3-minute walk). Amenities include free hot breakfast, a heated outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free parking, and every room includes a refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee maker.