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Kissimmee is the gateway to Walt Disney World, so if your destination is the happiest place on Earth, you'll be delighted to know about all the amazing hotels that sit just a short distance from the park. Celebration Suites at Old Town, for instance, sits just minutes from the Disney's eastern gate, while Park Inn by Radisson is at the main entrance to the park. Stay at hotels in Lake Buena Vista, such as Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort or Waldorf Astoria Orlando, if you're bound not for Disney World itself, but for the Downtown Disney nightlife and entertainment district.
Speaking of entertainment, Universal Studios Orlando is full of it, to say nothing of the sheer thrills on offer at the adjacent Islands of Adventure theme park, home to some of the most hair-raising rollercoasters in the world. Hotels like La Quinta Inn Orlando Universal and Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel are the perfect place to calm down from your adrenaline rush. Or, stop at Sea World and pay a visit to its famous Orca whales, and stay in hotels such as Hilton Orlando and Westgate Leisure Resort to avoid feeling like a fish out of water.
If you have trouble finding great deals on hotels, check out some of the cheap motels Kissimmee has to offer, no matter what brings you to the area. You'll feel like you got the happiest price on Earth when you stay at Knights Inn Main Gate Kissimmee, while the Super 8 Motel Kissimmee, just minutes from Osceola County Stadium where the Houston Astros have spring training, is a total savings home run.
Kissimmee is a veritable foodie paradise – you could occupy an entire trip here simply by eating at different restaurants! Lake Buena Vista hotels such as The Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa and the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress are your gateway to Downtown Disney Dining, whether you indulge in familiar American favorites at The Express at Wolfgang Puck Casual Café, savor seafood at Fulton's Crab House, or rumba to the rhythm of Latin-American cooking at Bongos Cuban Café.
Many hotels and resorts in Kissimmee also offer a bevy of on-site dining options, which allow you to supplement Kissimmee hotel deals with the convenience of dining right at your hotel. When you stay at Disney's Polynesia Resort, for example, 'Ohana restaurant completes the South Pacific theme, with an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of hearty meats and succulent seafood, prepared Polynesian style.
Another Kissimmee hotel, Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas is home to The Island Grill and Bar, where a laid-back island vibe complements casual yet upscale dining. Keep with the nautical theme and order fresh grilled seafood, or explore electic menu offerings that range from pasta and pizza, to sandwiches and wraps, to more than a dozen delicious appetizers.
The cheapest way to reach Kissimmee if you're arriving at air at Orlando International Airport is to take a Lynx bus, which costs just $2 one-way. Alternatively, if you're staying at official Walt Disney World Resorts like Disney's Wilderness Lodge Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, the Walt Disney World Swan Resort, or Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Hotel, you'll enjoy a free round-trip shuttle to and from the airport.
You'll find some of the cheapest hotels Kissimmee has to offer near Orlando International Airport -- free airport shuttle service is just the beginning. Get a great deal at budget properties such as Days Inn Orlando Florida Airport Mall and Red Roof Inn Orlando South, or indulge in affordable luxury at SunStyle Suites, apartment-style lodging that's like a home away from home during your trip.
Most travelers head to Kissimmee for leisure, be it to visit a theme park, watch a spring training game, or bask in Florida's perpetual sunshine, but Kissimmee's stellar climate, infrastructure for visitors, and world-class event venues have also seen its emergence as a hub for business travelers. If you're attending or organizing an event at the impressive Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, stay on-site at one of the cozy suites, or find cheap hotels in Kissimmee nearby, like Comfort Suites Maingate East, Claremont Kissimmee, or Red Roof Inn Kissimmee.
Kissimmee's business hotels not only boast convenient locations, but an impressive array of all the amenities business travelers need to get the job done. Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista offers a 24-hour business center, computer stations, and a whopping 18 meeting rooms, while Goldstar Inn and Suites distinguishes itself thanks to free hotel-wide Wi-Fi and 24-hour concierge services, which comes in handy when you need to organize a last-minute business dinner.
Kissimmee and its surroundings are largely residential, so if you can't find cheap hotels in Kissimmee Florida near Disney World, one way to make sure you get a great deal is to search local Airbnb rentals. Book early to score great deals -- you can get entire homes, such as the tranquil Runaway Beach Club or Florence at Lake Berkley Resort, for less than $100 per night.
Feel like a local when you stay at condos and villas in Kissimmee, which afford you the privacy of a private residence and the seclusion of a suburban setting, with coziness of a one or two-bedroom floor plan. Many Kissimmee vacation rentals even offer in-ground pools, allowing you to bask and relax between activities. In total, Airbnb offers well over 1,000 homes, apartments, condos, and other properties in Kissimmee, so you're sure to find a place to stay that's just as magical as Disney World itself.
With an average annual temperature of 73°F and more than 200 days of sunshine, Kissimmee has a climate that invites tourists to visit during all 12 months. Be strategic about when you take your trip to get great deals in Kissimmee, 365 days a year.
Kissimmee's high seasons fall during the summer months and other times when kids are off school, such as spring break in March and the winter holidays. Travel to Kissimmee outside of these peak times and you'll be rewarded with lower rates at hotels all around the city, from The Villa at Seven Dwarfs Lane in downtown Kissimmee, to Nickelodeon Suites Resort at Downtown Disney, to Disney's Beach Club Resort at Walt Disney World.
Another strategy for finding cheap Kissimmee hotels is to visit during May or September, when many children are still in school, and when heavier than usual rains keep tourists away. If you aren't a huge baseball fan, it's also a good rule of thumb to avoid Kissimmee during Spring Training, which occurs during March and causes hotel prices to rise, while availability falls.
Even if you absolutely have to visit Kissimmee during peak season, use Hipmunk to make sure you get incredible deals on hotels and flights. If there's a deal available on a Kissimmee hotel, Hipmunk is where you'll find it.
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