Orlando Hotels Offering Deals for a Romantic Summer Staycation

Making the call to cancel summer vacation plans has been a tough one, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop exploring this summer. We live in one of the nation’s top tourist destinations and most of our Orlando hotels and resorts are offering deals for local couples itching for a change of scenery. If you’re feeling ready for a mini getaway (even if it’s just 15 minutes from your house), here are the best staycation deals and packages for this summer.

The Alfond Inn

Explore Winter Park’s Park Avenue and nearby Hannibal Square, both within walking distance of this boutique hotel. The Alfond Inn boasts a top-notch restaurant, bar, stunning artwork (free art tours available), a pool and more. It’s also pet friendly (pet fee applies).

The Yay!cation Getaway package includes:

  • One night stay in a Classic Room
  • Complimentary self-parking 
  • One $50 hotel credit per stay, valid toward hotel services, including Hamilton’s Kitchen and the Bar
  • Rates start at $219 per night, plus tax
  • Florida residents enjoy a 10% discount on the package rate
Image credit: The Alfond Inn

Reunion Resort

Laze by the pool or play a few rounds of golf at this sprawling resort. There are tons of outdoor activities to enjoy like walking and bike paths, footgolf, a five-acre water park, tennis courts and more.

Florida residents can save 10% off stays in one of the resort’s one or two-bedroom vacation villas. Rates for the summer begin at $180/night plus tax, resort fees and gratuity.

Or, check out the Staycation Romance package, which includes:

  • Grande Villa Accommodations
  • $100 Food & Beverage credit per night
  • Complimentary 1pm late check-out
  • 20% off Golf Tee Times and Spa Services
  • Rates start at $299/night
Reunion Resort golf course
Image credit: Reunion Resort

Hilton Orlando

A huge outdoor pool (complete with pool bar), lazy river, top-notch spa, adults-only pool area and close proximity to the local theme parks make Hilton Orlando a great choice for couples who want to relax and play in equal measure. The daily resort fee covers extra perks like wifi, 15% off food & beverage (excluding Tropics), 10% off spa services and 25% off cabana rental.

The best deal for local couples is the Florida Resident offer which allows Honors members to save 12% off the best available rate and 10% off for non-Honors members. Summer rates vary wildly from day to day, but begin around $131/night. The best deals are in August, with nightly rates as low as $107/night.

Hilton Orlando pool
Image credit: Hilton Orlando

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Set on 1,500 acres, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress boasts upscale amenities including a picturesque lagoon-style pool with grotto, relaxing spa, 45-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, multiple top-notch restaurants and so much more.

The hotel is currently offering a special deal including:

  • 15% off standard room rates
  • Reduced resort fee of $15
  • Complimentary self-parking
  • Flexible cancellation policy 
  • Rates start at $112/night, plus tax and resort fees

Use offer code BOUNCE1 when booking online. Book through December 20, 2020 for travel June 24, 2020 through December 20, 2020.

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress lagoon-style pool
Image credit: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Whether you’re traveling as a couple or bringing along the whole family, Gaylord Palms has endless options for a summer staycation. Couples can wander through the lush atrium (try our walking food crawl!) and relax in the stylish South Beach pool. Kiddos will love the huge onsite water park and summer activities. Pool occupancy will be limited to keep you safe, but if you want a guaranteed spot you can reserve premium pool seating or rent a private poolside cabana for an additional fee.

In accordance with Marriott’s “Commitment to Clean” practices, the resort will provide enhanced cleaning technology, hospital-grade disinfectants, attendants dedicated to sanitizing frequently throughout the day, new social distancing protocols, and hundreds of new cleaning processes designed to keep you safe.

SummerFest Package includes:

  • Room accommodations
  • Scavenger Hunt Booklet
  • $25 Resort Credit
  • (2) Drink tumblers with unlimited Pepsi product refills

SummerFest Premium Package includes:

  • Room Accommodations in Emerald Bay Atrium with a view of the Illuminate Florida Light Show
  • Family-friendly welcome amenity
  • Scavenger Hunt Booklet
  • $25 Resort Credit
  • (2) Drink tumblers with unlimited Pepsi product refills

Rates begin at $169/night.

South Beach Pool at Gaylord Palms

Grande Lakes Orlando

Love the outdoors? Set upon more than 500 acres, Grande Lakes Orlando is home to two of Orlando’s most upscale properties, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott Orlando. It’s also an oasis of outdoor activities from guided eco tours to fishing and mountain biking, and even learning the art of falconry. 

Grande Lakes Orlando’s Grande Escape package includes:

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort recently reopened to guests in late July. During your stay, explore multiple pools, dine at several on-site restaurants (including Kimonos and Il Mulino New York Trattoria), hop in a Swan paddle boat, hang out at the white sand beach or stroll over to Disney’s BoardWalk.

The Florida Resident offer includes:

  • Up to 30% off nightly rates
  • Valid through October 6, 2020
  • Limited rooms available
  • Call1-888-828-8850 and ask for promotional code FLORIDA RESIDENT RATE or when booking online, use promotional code FR6

Proof of Florida residency is required upon checkin. 

Image credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

Once you checkin, there’s no need to leave the property as you split your time between the resort’s five pools, winding lazy river, relaxing spa, and mini golf course. 

The Ultimate Staycation package includes:

  • Waived resort fee
  • Late check-out (2pm)
  • Reserved pool lounge chairs for up to 4 people
  • Welcome drink for 2 (valid at Back Bay or Bar 1521)
  • Family night with an in-room movie of your choice and a goodie bag upon arrival
  • Rates start at $166/night, plus tax and resort fee
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Make your stay luxurious by spending it at the stunning Waldorf Astoria Orlando. With 10+ dining and lounge options, an upscale spa, stylish resort pools and more, it’s the perfect place to escape for a few nights.

Couples can take advantage of the Florida Resident Staycation deai which allows Honors members to save 12% off the best available rate and 10% off for non-Honors members. Rates begin at $206/night.

Waldorf Astoria Orlando Pool
Image credit: Waldorf Astoria Orlando

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Feature image credit: Reunion Resort


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