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Sonesta ES Suites Orlando International Drive

 
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Location

  • 22.8 km from Orlando airport
  • Orlando
  • 11.4 km from Walt Disney World

Address

8480 International Dr, Orlando, Florida, United States 32819

Hotel description

Newly re-imagined with updated guest suites and public areas, Sonesta ES Suites Orlando-International Drive offers a fresh modern look throughout this courtyard style hotel.  This all-suite hotel is perfect for families – with modern apartment-style suites that easily accommodate 6-8 guests and a central location in the International Drive Resort Area right across from the ICON Park Wheel.

Meal and beverage plans

European Plan (No Meals)

  • Meals and beverages not included

Additional inclusions

  • WiFi throughout the property
Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Number of rooms: 146
Number of restaurants: 1

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Important Notes

The Walt Disney World/Universal Orlando Shuttle is operating; usually with 2 departures and 2 returns to both Disney World and Universal each day.  Guests will receive the shuttle schedule and information on how to reserve their times during the check-in process. The Walt Disney World/Universal Orlando shuttle remains an inclusion of the hotel’s nightly resort fee, so no additional fee is required to use this service. The I-Ride Trolley system is also operating; however, schedules are currently reduced (additional fee required for I-Ride Trolley).

Housekeeping Service

The hotel currently offers the below housekeeping services: Each suite will be fully cleaned before a guest’s arrival according to Stay Safe at Sonesta brand protocols, which operate in accordance with state and local laws as well as CDC guidelines.The hotel does not offer daily housekeeping service.  Guests will be able to have towels or linens exchanged by room delivery or at the front office.For guests with longer lengths of stay, a full housekeeping service will be scheduled after your 7th night. Additional housekeeping service, if required, can be purchased.

The above schedule will remain in effect, and may be altered, as per guidance from the State of Florida and the CDC.

Pool, Hot Tub, Game Room, Exercise Room, Laundry Room, and Courtyard Sitting Areas

These public areas are all open for use by guests.

Lobby/Pool Bar

The Pour, the Lobby/Pool bar, is currently operating daily as the The Morning Pour during the morning hours and will remain open daily as The Morning Pour where they offer Starbucks drinks and fresh breakfast items for purchase during the morning hours.

New mandatory measures and procedures - Effective until January 8, 2024
Disney has instituted new mandatory steps and procedures for guests who book a Disney Park Pass or Ticket. Prior to booking any Disney product, please visit Disney's Know Before You Go information page to stay updated on important information regarding park reopening, reservations, limitations on benefits, features, experiences and offerings, new safety measures, and other information.

New Disney Park ticket booking procedures
Park attendance will be managed through a new park reservation system. To enter a park on a particular day, both a park reservation for that day AND a valid ticket for park admission on that day are required.

Before booking a ticket: It will be solely the responsibility of the consumer to check park availability by visiting the Disney Park Pass Availability page before making a booking.

After booking a ticket: All guests will be required to log into My Disney Experience immediately once you have your confirmation number.

Off-site guests are to use their ticket confirmation number, and guests staying at a Disney Hotel are to call Air Canada Vacations within 48-72hrs after their booking is made to retrieve their hotel confirmation number. The guest MUST access My Disney Experience using their existing profile or by creating a new profile, and, using the Ticket or confirmation number, link the Ticket to the profile and then make park reservations in the “Disney Park Pass System” section.

Reminder: Booking a Disney Park ticket does not guarantee a spot in the park that day until the guests make the reservation in the Disney Park Pass System on the My Disney Experience website or app.

Please note the Sonesta ES Suites Orlando – International Drive will permanently discontinue operation of the afternoon/evening seasonal lobby/pool bar, The Pour. The lobby/pool bar will not re-open for the 2023 Spring/Summer seasons and remain unavailable for future seasons.  The hotel will continue to offer alcoholic beverages including beer, wine, and canned mixed drinks in the adjacent gift shop.  Within several blocks of the hotel on International Drive there are numerous restaurant, bar, and dining options within easy walking distance.

This area is currently open daily as the The Morning Pour during the morning hours and will remain open daily as The Morning Pour where they offer Starbucks drinks and fresh breakfast items for purchase during the morning hours.

A daily resort fee of $17.00 USD plus tax, per room, per night will be paid locally

Inclusions Include:

  • Self-Parking
  • Shuttle service to Walt Disney World & Universal Orlando
  • Wireless Internet.

*Inclusions are subjected to change without notice

  • The former complimentary breakfast buffet has been permanently discontinued
  • All of their suites offer full kitchens and the common/outside seating areas remain available for guest use. Several grocery stores are located within a few miles of the hotel and grocery delivery options are available as well should guests wish to purchase breakfast items for their own use.

Updates for new reservation taken as of July 01, 2020 and onwards:

Complimentary breakfast will be discontinued. Social distancing and occupancy limit will be enforced in public areas (pool, hot tub, game room, exercise room, laundry room and courtyard sitting area). Lobby and pool bar is currently closed, expected reopening date is TBA.

Shuttle service to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando and an adjacent I-Ride Trolley stop which provides transportation to Sea World, Aquatica and other Orlando Premium outlets.

Must be 21 years of age to check in

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One Bedroom Suite -EP (no meals)

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed and 1 sofa bed
Other areas: Living area.
Maximum occupancy: 4
Occupancy detail: 1-4 adults, 2 adults and 2 children
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Iron, Coffee maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower and tub combination, Hairdryer.
Kitchen amenities:
Toaster, Fully-equipped kitchen, Microwave, Stove top, Refrigerator, Dishwasher.
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Two Bedroom EP (no meals)

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed, 1 queen-size bed, and 1 sofa bed
Other areas: Living area.
Maximum occupancy: 6
Occupancy detail: 1-6 adults, 3 adults and 3 children, 2 adults and 4 children
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Iron, Coffee maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower and tub combination, Hairdryer.
Kitchen amenities:
Toaster, Fully-equipped kitchen, Microwave, Stove top, Refrigerator, Dishwasher.
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Two Bedroom Trio Suite EP (no meals)

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed, 2 double beds, and 1 sofa bed
Other areas: Living area.
Maximum occupancy: 8
Occupancy detail: 1-8 adults, 4 adults and 4 children
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Iron, Coffee maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower and tub combination, Hairdryer.
Kitchen amenities:
Toaster, Fully-equipped kitchen, Microwave, Stove top, Refrigerator, Dishwasher.
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Restaurants & Bars

Restaurants

1 restaurant
  • The Morning Pour - quick-service breakfast - Cafe

Bars

  • Coffee bar

Activities

Pools

1 pool
  • Heated pool

Health and Relaxation

  • Fitness centre

Other facilities & services

  • Dry cleaning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gift shop
  • On-site shopping
  • Local shuttle service
  • Meeting facilities
  • Business centre
  • Laundry service
  • Parking
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Walt Disney World/Universal Orlando Shuttle & I-Ride Trolley

The Walt Disney World/Universal Orlando Shuttle is operating; usually with 2 departures and 2 returns to both Disney World and Universal each day.  Guests will receive the shuttle schedule and information on how to reserve their times during the check-in process. The Walt Disney World/Universal Orlando shuttle remains an inclusion of the hotel’s nightly resort fee, so no additional fee is required to use this service. The I-Ride Trolley system is also operating; however, schedules are currently reduced (additional fee required for I-Ride Trolley).

Housekeeping Service

The hotel currently offers the below housekeeping services: Each suite will be fully cleaned before a guest’s arrival according to Stay Safe at Sonesta brand protocols, which operate in accordance with state and local laws as well as CDC guidelines.The hotel does not offer daily housekeeping service.  Guests will be able to have towels or linens exchanged by room delivery or at the front office.For guests with longer lengths of stay, a full housekeeping service will be scheduled after your 7th night. Additional housekeeping service, if required, can be purchased.

The above schedule will remain in effect, and may be altered, as per guidance from the State of Florida and the CDC.

Pool, Hot Tub, Game Room, Exercise Room, Laundry Room, and Courtyard Sitting Areas

These public areas are all open for use by guests.

Lobby/Pool Bar

The Pour, the Lobby/Pool bar, is currently operating daily as the The Morning Pour during the morning hours and will remain open daily as The Morning Pour where they offer Starbucks drinks and fresh breakfast items for purchase during the morning hours.

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Disney Park Passes and Tickets

New mandatory measures and procedures - Effective until January 8, 2024
Disney has instituted new mandatory steps and procedures for guests who book a Disney Park Pass or Ticket. Prior to booking any Disney product, please visit Disney's Know Before You Go information page to stay updated on important information regarding park reopening, reservations, limitations on benefits, features, experiences and offerings, new safety measures, and other information.

New Disney Park ticket booking procedures
Park attendance will be managed through a new park reservation system. To enter a park on a particular day, both a park reservation for that day AND a valid ticket for park admission on that day are required.

Before booking a ticket: It will be solely the responsibility of the consumer to check park availability by visiting the Disney Park Pass Availability page before making a booking.

After booking a ticket: All guests will be required to log into My Disney Experience immediately once you have your confirmation number.

Off-site guests are to use their ticket confirmation number, and guests staying at a Disney Hotel are to call Air Canada Vacations within 48-72hrs after their booking is made to retrieve their hotel confirmation number. The guest MUST access My Disney Experience using their existing profile or by creating a new profile, and, using the Ticket or confirmation number, link the Ticket to the profile and then make park reservations in the “Disney Park Pass System” section.

Reminder: Booking a Disney Park ticket does not guarantee a spot in the park that day until the guests make the reservation in the Disney Park Pass System on the My Disney Experience website or app.

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The Pour Lobby / Pool Bar Closure

Please note the Sonesta ES Suites Orlando – International Drive will permanently discontinue operation of the afternoon/evening seasonal lobby/pool bar, The Pour. The lobby/pool bar will not re-open for the 2023 Spring/Summer seasons and remain unavailable for future seasons.  The hotel will continue to offer alcoholic beverages including beer, wine, and canned mixed drinks in the adjacent gift shop.  Within several blocks of the hotel on International Drive there are numerous restaurant, bar, and dining options within easy walking distance.

This area is currently open daily as the The Morning Pour during the morning hours and will remain open daily as The Morning Pour where they offer Starbucks drinks and fresh breakfast items for purchase during the morning hours.

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Resort Fee

A daily resort fee of $17.00 USD plus tax, per room, per night will be paid locally

Inclusions Include:

  • Self-Parking
  • Shuttle service to Walt Disney World & Universal Orlando
  • Wireless Internet.

*Inclusions are subjected to change without notice

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Meal and Beverage Plan Info

  • The former complimentary breakfast buffet has been permanently discontinued
  • All of their suites offer full kitchens and the common/outside seating areas remain available for guest use. Several grocery stores are located within a few miles of the hotel and grocery delivery options are available as well should guests wish to purchase breakfast items for their own use.
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Updates for new reservation taken as of July 01, 2020 and onwards:

Complimentary breakfast will be discontinued. Social distancing and occupancy limit will be enforced in public areas (pool, hot tub, game room, exercise room, laundry room and courtyard sitting area). Lobby and pool bar is currently closed, expected reopening date is TBA.

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Complimentary shuttle service

Shuttle service to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando and an adjacent I-Ride Trolley stop which provides transportation to Sea World, Aquatica and other Orlando Premium outlets.

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Check-in Policy

Must be 21 years of age to check in

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Earn more with Aeroplan

With our new way to earn, in addition to accumulating points on the flight portion of your trip, you’ll earn extra Aeroplan® points on packages to this resort/hotel.

  • A minimum 7-night stay is required on the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Florida, London, Lisbon and Rome; a minimum 4-night stay is required on Las Vegas, San Francisco and Portland.
  • Members ages 2 to 12 will receive extra points equivalent to 50% of the points granted to members ages 13 and up.
  • Valid for travel completed by September 30, 2024 
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Play

This resort is part of the Play program, which offers the following family-friendly perks:

  • Kids Play and Stay FREE
  • Pre-boarding for families

Free kids combo meal to all kids under 10 at  Morning Pour Café with each adult purchase (drink and food item).

Terms & Conditions
Valid for travel through August 31, 2025. Must be travelling with minimum one child. Subject to availability. Conditions may apply. Program subject to change without notice. Based on maximum occupancy of hotel room. Conditions may vary by resort. Not applicable to groups. Not applicable to children under 2. Kids 17 years old and under stay free.

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