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Hilton Orlando: A Fun Family Getaway

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Are you planning a getaway to Orlando Florida? Find out why the Hilton Orlando is the perfect place for a fun family getaway.
Disclosure: I received a stay at the Hilton Orlando in exchange for a review of this location. However, all opinions are 100% mine.
Are you planning a getaway to Orlando Florida? Find out why the Hilton Orlando is the perfect place for a fun family getaway.

Orlando, Florida.  This is just where I want to be when I need to get away from regular life for a while.  Who doesn’t love to escape to theme park heaven!!  Well, last weekend I checked into the Hilton Orlando with my family for a fun weekend getaway and to check out their awesome pools.  The Hilton Orlando has a great location near International Drive, a short drive to Seaworld, Universal Studios, and Disney World.  At check in, I was greeted by the warm and friendly staff and then took some time to look around the beautiful lobby.

 

We checked into our suite and was greeted by this lovely chocolate welcome platter.  It had a delicious chocolate covered strawberry, a macaron dipped in chocolate, a pistachio chocolate, a piece of ginger candy, all adorned with handmade chocolate decorations.

Doesn’t that look amazing?

We settled into our rooms and then decided to explore the hotel.  The Scratch Market had just debuted that same day so we headed over there for a quick snack.  Look at the delicious gelato display!

I was feeling like I needed a little pick-me-up, so I opted for the Affogato made with vanilla bean gelato and topped with a shot of fresh Lavazza espresso.

The kids loved their snack, too!

Scratch Market is a great place to pick up a quick coffee, pizza, pastries, sandwiches, and gourmet snacks.

Later that afternoon we popped into David’s Club Bar & Grill for some drinks and appetizers.  This is a great place to relax with a glass of wine and a bite to eat.  We sat at a beautiful spot near the bar and enjoyed our garlic & parmesan wings while the kids played a game of pool at the billiard table.

Now, it was the perfect time to head outdoors for just a bit to enjoy our first dip in the pool.

Next morning, I was super excited.  The sun was shining, it was a gorgeous day, and we had a pool-side cabana rented for the day.  Florida summers can get very hot and having a cabana to hang out in was amazing.  It felt so luxurious having a comfy place to relax , order cocktails and food , and get out of the sun for a bit.

Enjoying some apples by the pool

The outdoor pool area at the Hilton Orlando is gorgeous!  We had a blast floating down the lazy river and hanging out in the pools all day.  My boys loved the water slide!  Hilton Orlando has a main pool, a jacuzzi, a great lazy river, and a quiet pool for those wanting a bit more relaxation.

After all that fun, we headed back to our rooms to shower and spend the evening at EPCOT, which was only a short 15 minute drive away.

The next morning, we had a delicious breakfast at The Bistro.  We enjoyed made to order omelets, artisan cheeses, pastries, and plenty of coffee to get us going.  Check out my son’s hot chocolate and bagel combo.

Like all good things, our trip came to an end but we left knowing that we will absolutely return to the Hilton Orlando.  To book your stay and for more details on the luxurious amenities, head over to the Hilton Orlando website.

 

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22 Comments

  • Reply Betty Curran

    Today is cold and snowy in Nebraska. Orlando looks like such fun.

    October 14, 2018 at 10:36 pm
  • Reply Cat Horning

    It’s a cold, snowy day here in Colorado. So this looks like an amazing place to head in sunny Florida!

    October 14, 2018 at 4:33 pm
  • Reply Kathy Pease

    This looks like a great place to visit.

    October 14, 2018 at 1:58 pm
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    I am making plans to take my family here for a long weekend. This sounds like so much fun. Thank you so much for sharing

    October 12, 2018 at 5:07 pm
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    This sounds like so much fun. We love going to Orlando. There is so much to do for the family. I will be checking this out soon. Thank you so much for sharing

    October 11, 2018 at 10:43 am
  • Reply Bridget

    Looks like fun

    October 7, 2018 at 8:19 am
  • Reply Alice F.

    Living in Tampa, our family enjoys taking weekend trips over to Orlando. The Hilton in Orlando is very nice and they have wonderful amenities. Their rooms are beautiful and the beds are very comfortable!

    October 4, 2018 at 9:03 am
  • Reply Brittany Routhier

    Looks like a fun vacation. All that ice cream looks delicious!!

    October 2, 2018 at 3:43 pm
  • Reply Christina Richard

    I absolutely love visiting Orlando! I have never been to this hotel, but I could use a getaway like this. My family would have a blast!

    October 2, 2018 at 9:50 am
  • Reply Linda Manns Linneman

    This looks beautiful. We love going to Orlando because there is so much to do there. Great family get away. Thank you so much for sharing this

    October 1, 2018 at 8:30 am
  • Reply Christina Gould

    Wow, it looks like a beautiful and fun place. Thanks for posting!

    October 1, 2018 at 12:49 am
  • Reply desiree

    i would love to visit there never been disney

    September 29, 2018 at 10:33 pm
  • Reply June S.

    (hilton orlando: a fun family getaway) This place sure sounds like a lot of fun, and a great place to visit too. I would love to be there right now because here where I live in Illinois right now we are going to dip down in the thirties again tonight! (crazy)

    September 29, 2018 at 8:27 pm
  • Reply Young Matthews

    That sounds really fun. The gelato made me jealous! 😉

    September 29, 2018 at 4:11 pm
  • Reply Calvin

    Fun for all ages in this one stop place! I like all the icecream displayed

    September 27, 2018 at 1:06 pm
  • Reply Katie Bellamy

    Looks like so much fun!

    September 27, 2018 at 9:43 am
  • Reply Dorothy Boucher

    This looks like a wonderful place to visit, I hope to someday make it there.
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    September 26, 2018 at 8:06 pm
  • Reply Heidi Horne

    this looks like a fun place to saty and be!!!

    September 26, 2018 at 7:28 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    Wow, those pools and lazy river look gorgeous! Wish I were there right now…

    September 23, 2018 at 2:30 pm
  • Reply Deborah D

    I have never been to Florida, yet. I hope to go there someday. Thanks to this post I now know of a great place to stay,

    September 22, 2018 at 1:04 pm
  • Reply Mia Rose

    What a great place to stay especially for the kids with the super pool and water slide.

    September 19, 2018 at 1:20 pm
  • Reply Dana Rodriguez

    I haven’t been to Orlando in yeahs. This looks like a great place to stay!

    September 18, 2018 at 12:14 pm
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