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Cheap Hotels & Places to Stay in Orlando

There are plenty of cheap hotels and places to stay in Orlando if you’re willing to stay off-site of Disney, Universal and the other the big-name resorts.


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You’ll find quite a few cheap hotels and places to stay along International Drive, the main road that winds its way through Orlando.

And if you’re willing to drive a few minutes further, you can make your budget even happier by finding  3-4 star  accommodations for a very reasonable price–and still be just minutes away from Disney World.

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Fantasy World Resort just 20 minutes outside of Orlando.

One such example is Fantasy World Resort in Kissimmee which is approximately a 20-minute drive to Disney World, Universal and Sea World in Orlando.

Fantasy World Resort is a time-share condominium resort made up of townhouse-like condos that sleep six people.

Throughout the year many of these condos are available for rent at a weekly rate that is much cheaper than if you were to stay at a hotel.

Each of the two-bedroom, two-bath vacation villas come with a full kitchen, washer and dryer and wireless Internet access.

There are plenty of on-site amenities to enjoy at this family-friendly vacation resort too. They include: 2 large pools, 3 hot tubs, winding lazy river, 2 water slides, kids splash pad, fitness centre with sauna and steam room, tennis court, basketball court, shuffleboard, batting cage, mini golf, indoor activity centre and more.

Oh, and about those Orlando resorts,… if you don’t have a car you can take advantage of the scheduled shuttle bus transportation from the resort to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando & Sea World.

A few more ways to find a cheap Orlando accommodations

Everyone has their own definition of what a suitable cheap hotel or place to stay is. Therefore, to help you find affordable Orlando accommodations that fit your specific criteria, here are some helpful links:

TripAdvisor Reviews for Affordable Orlando Accommodations

10 Best Budget/Cheap Hotels in Orlando

Virtual Tourist Reviews for Cheap Orlando Hotels

Yelp Reviews for Budget-friendly Places to Stay in Orlando

Don’t forget to Check Groupon for Orlando Hotel Deals

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One great way to save on Orlando hotel accommodations is to peruse Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities.

Visit the Orlando “Hotels” Groupon page and you’ll find savings of up to 50% on places to stay.

The Groupon Orlando “Hotels” page is a smart place to start when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Orlando visit because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.

Be thrifty and practical! This information was accurate when published, but can change without notice. We recommend you confirm all details with the provider in question before planning your excursion.

Photo Credit: Best Western Lakeside, Fantasy World Resort.