About This Episode
The Hyatt Regency Orlando is one of the largest Hyatt-owned hotels in North America. Located on International Drive in Orlando, Florida, the Hyatt Regency Orlando is one of the city’s most luxurious resorts. Located next to the Orange County Convention Center, it is the only hotel on International Drive with exclusive pedestrian bridges to all concourses at the convention center.
One of the most iconic Resorts we have in Orlando is in the heart of the tourist and convention area known as International Drive. The Hyatt Regency Orlando is one of the largest Hyatt-owned properties in North America, and the second tallest building in metropolitan Orlando. This hotel which boasts 32-stories and over 1,600 rooms and suites is far more than a convention hotel, there are luxury amenities hidden throughout this immense property. What are they? I’ll reveal them all on this tour of the world-famous Hyatt Regency Orlando, coming up next.
The Hyatt Regency Orlando is around 22 minutes southwest of downtown Orlando on International Drive.
When you first enter the incredible lobby of the Hyatt Regency Orlando, one is left in awe of the spaciousness and opulence that invites you to discover every intimate space which beckons you to explore a little while longer and experience the grandeur.
The Hyatt Regency Orlando will wow you from the moment you arrive.
One of the crown jewels of The Hyatt Regency Orlando is the incredible Grotto Pool area. Soak up the Florida sunshine with a water slide, waterfalls, splash pad and a separate kid’s area. For VIP treatment, indulge in a private Cabana and enjoy personalized service with cocktails from Coconuts Poolside Bar & Grill.
If you prefer a more adult setting, The Hyatt Regency Orlando has a little-known 4th floor terrace pool featuring a distraction-free environment in an adult focused setting.
But at night, the grotto pool transforms into a sparkling oasis inviting you to play a little while longer and just enjoy.
The Hyatt Regency Orlando will excite you from the moment you arrive.
I’ve never stayed at a luxury resort with a wider array of fitness amenities than I found at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. You don’t have to miss a moment of your fitness routine, with entire salons open 24 hours devoted to cardio, core training, strength training, balance training, Peloton fitness and even an entire spin studio.
This 8,000 square-foot fitness center also provides private showers, steam baths and deluxe lockers.
You’ll find an activity to keep you on your fitness routine a little while longer while having fun.
The Hyatt Regency Orlando will motivate you from the moment you arrive.
There is a time a place for everything, and when the time comes for you to indulge in your favorite spa treatment, The Hyatt Regency Orlando has your Zen moment in mind.
Relax and renew at the hotel’s 22,000 square-foot, full-service spa. Treatments include massage, facials, reflexology and couple’s massage. Guests at The Spa enjoy complimentary use of a co-ed relaxation lounge, private men’s and women’s facilities, steam room, jetted tub and showers.
The Spa also includes a full-service hair and nail salon to keep you looking your best.
But the best perk is an exclusive serenity pool. This private oasis hidden within the Hyatt Regency Orlando is where mind, body and spirit unite in total peace inviting you to rest a little while longer and meditate.
The Hyatt Regency Orlando will relax you from the moment you arrive.
When booking a stay at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, it’s possible you’d never have to leave the resort. And you may not want to with all the shopping and dining options available to you.
Viaggi is the Hyatt Regency Orlando’s place for you to indulge in a little retail therapy. Think of it as your personal department store. You’ll find the latest fashions, accessories, jewelry, toys and gifts and so much more.
When it comes to dining, the Hyatt Regency Orlando has a multitude of options.
For a quick bite on the go, visit Market Orlando offering house made to-go salads, sandwiches and piping hot pizza.
Over at the B-Line Diner you’ll discover crave-worthy comfort food with all your breakfast favorites. And for lunch, handcrafted sandwiches, salads and soups and there’s always something for your sweet tooth. For American Fare and home cooking, you’ve found the right place. I recommend the Rachel Ruben on marble rye and don’t forget to try the incredible carrot cake.
When the occasion calls for fine dining, you can do no better than Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse. The décor is open yet invites intimate conversation.
Fiorenzo features classically prepared dishes, an open-concept kitchen and a brick oven for specialty pizzas.
I chose a Caesar salad and a perfectly prepared 16oz Delmonico steak with roasted shallot mashed potatoes. And for dessert a Caramel Budino with whiskey caramel sauce served with orange hazelnut biscotti.
After dinner head over to the Rocks Lounge. This is the place at the Hyatt Regency Orlando to see and be seen. Enjoy a comfortable living room setting with expertly made cocktails, watch a game, or just gather to relax.
Shopping and Dining at the Hyatt Regency Orlando tempts you to linger a little while longer and taste the good life.
The Hyatt Regency Orlando will nourish you from the moment you arrive.
With all the great amenities you’ll find on premise at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, you just might forget the resort is in the heart of International Drive just minutes from Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, and Walt Disney World Resort. Plus, you’ll appreciate the shopping, dining and more than 100 unique entertainment options, all within a 2-mile radius of the hotel. Guests staying at the resort receive two I-Ride Trolley tickets to the International Drive area.
One of the exclusive features of the hotel, is the Hyatt Regency Orlando is connected directly to the Orange County Convention Center via three pedestrian walkway bridges. The Hyatt Regency Orlando is the only hotel on I-Drive with direct access to all concourses of the convention center.
Of course, the hotel has plenty of convention and meeting space itself boasting 315,000 sq ft of flexible function space, five pillar-free ballrooms, and 52,000 sq ft of outdoor venue space. Not surprisingly, the Hyatt Regency Orlando is also one of the premiere resorts in Orlando for holding lavish weddings and receptions.
You’ll find the all the space you need at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.
As usual, I’ve saved the best for last. Your stay in one of over 1,600 rooms and suites featuring either pool or city views at the Hyatt Regency Orlando will make your stay one to remember.
There are a variety of room types ideal for couples, families and group getaways with many suites that can sleep up to six people. Rooms feature conveniences such as complimentary WiFi, refrigerators, coffee makers and entertainment options like 65-inch flat-screen TVs, a built-in bathroom mirror TV, and dockable iPod alarm clock radios. Business guests will enjoy the convenience of an in-room workstation with a desk and chair.
For the ultimate Orlando Getaway stay in one of the Hyatt Regency Orlando’s Presidential Suites with up to nearly 2,100 sq ft of living, meeting and working space with spectacular views of the City Beautiful.
The accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Orlando entices you to stay a little while longer and experience all my city has to offer.
Hyatt Regency Orlando will “wow” you from the moment you arrive.
Thanks for taking a tour of one of my city’s greatest luxury resorts – the world-famous Hyatt Regency Orlando. Make your reservation and come and stay, play and dine in the heart of International Drive, the next time you visit Orlando.