JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

4040 Central Florida Parkway | Orlando, FL 32837-7662  [SEE MAP]Orlando, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Property sits about 5 miles away from Walt Disney World and roughly 4 miles away from SeaWorld
Daily $35 resort fee applies

The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes is a comfortable, reasonably priced option that's about 8 miles northeast of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Recent lodgers describe this JW Marriott property as a good hotel for both business travelers and families (and even better, business travelers who happen to be traveling with their families). Many of the rooms have balconies, but past guests suggest asking for a room that faces the lake for the most scenic views. No matter which room you end up in, you'll find it outfitted with a coffee maker, a 65-inch flat-screen TV and wireless internet (which is covered by the property's daily $35 resort fee). Together, the JW Marriott Orlando's ballrooms alone account for nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, and there are also a few places on the grounds that can host business functions and special events. And what is any Orlando hotel without a stellar pool? The JW Marriott Orlando boasts a massive heated lazy river that's surrounded by palm trees. Or, guests can take a dip in the adjacent Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes' pool, as the two properties share many amenities with each other. What's more, Marriott Rewards members may earn and redeem points by choosing to stay here. 

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Location
Orlando, FL
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 998 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood, Lake
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating
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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018
  • Frommer's Exceptional

Fodor's

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This imposing, 26-story resort, set in 500 acres of natural beauty, caters to a wide range of guests. Convention clientele, leisure-seekers, golfers and families are given equal attention. A European-style spa, a Greg Norman–designed golf course, and a lazy river pool complex offer plenty of scope for relaxation.

Oyster.com

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An upscale resort that seamlessly blends business savvy with family-friendliness, the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes is a solid option for all kinds of Orlando travelers. Located midway between Disney World and Universal Studios, the JW Marriott appeals to families, and its massive lazy river pool is great for kids. With over 100,000 square feet of meeting space, the hotel also attracts business travelers, and is a popular spot for conventions.

AAA

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Elegant throughout, the property offers spacious rooms with soft tones that create a sense of serenity. Enjoy leisure time in the expansive and inviting pool area. Balcony rooms offer great views. Formal gardens and manicured grounds surround the impressive hotel.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018
  • Frommer's Exceptional

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3590 have reviewed the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3590 reviews 4.5 (based on 3590 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms and suites at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes are decorated with tan walls and splashes of yellow, blue and seafoam green and feature pillow-top mattresses and functioning windows. The smallest rooms start at 420 square feet, offering enough space to fit a crib or a rollaway bed, if needed. Balconies are attached to some rooms.
  • Daily $35 resort fee covers in-room internet access, shuttle transportation to area parks and more
  • Standard amenities include 65-inch flat-screen TVs, desks and coffee makers
  • Some rooms have separate showers and bathtubs

Standard room size420 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes (which is about 8 miles northeast of Walt Disney World and 4 miles east of SeaWorld) is located on an expansive swath of property, offering views of the golf course and the beautiful hotel grounds from guest rooms. Guests are charged a daily resort fee, but this fee covers daily shuttle service to SeaWorld, Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort.
  • A public bus stop is located across the street from the resort
  • Guests can walk to the nearby Ritz-Carlton for additional dining options and amenities
  • Orlando International Airport sits about 11 miles east
  • 24-hour valet parking ($35)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($28)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

With six restaurants on-site, ranging in style from quick service counters to fine dining establishments, guests of the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes can satisfy nearly any craving without leaving the property. Primo is one of the more sophisticated restaurants on-site, serving Italian cuisine for dinner only. Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen is also open for dinner only and offers up farm-to-table fare for guests to savor. Citron, An American Brasserie is more casual, American-style restaurant that serves breakfast only, and you can find grab-and-go items at Café Bodega
  • Starbucks on-site
  • The Lobby Lounge & Sushi Bar serves wine and cocktails, as well as Asian tapas, nightly
  • Quench Poolside Bar & Grille serves casual bites under the sun

Number of restaurants6

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, Italian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes features a large lazy river that snakes through a man-made forest of palm trees, fountains and rock formations. The water is heated for comfort, and two pool floats per room are covered by the daily resort fee. Quench Poolside Bar & Grill offers guests a chance to grab lunch or a tropical beverage without leaving the pool area.
  • Free pool towels provided
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

Guests of the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes can take advantage of the Ritz-Carlton Spa, which offers a variety of body treatments, facials and massages in its 40 treatment rooms. This spa is unique in that the herbs and honey used in its treatments are organically grown on the property. A cafe featuring healthy meals, snacks and beverages is also available at the spa.

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna

    Kids

    Kids are bound to love the variety of amenities offered at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, from the lazy river to the sand volleyball court. Guests can also take advantage of the Ritz Kids program at the adjacent Ritz-Carlton, which allows parents to get away while their children enjoy one of many supervised activities.
    • Ritz Kids open daily from noon to 5 p.m.
    • Arcade room on-site at the Marriott
    • Kids club ($20 per hour)
    • Cribs
    • High chairs

    Fitness

    Guests of the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes will have access to the fitness center at the nearby Ritz-Carlton. Cardiovascular machines and free weights are provided, along with a generous selection of fitness classes, including boot camp, yoga and pilates. Several outdoor recreation opportunities are available, including kayaking, biking and jogging.
    • Although there is a fee for each fitness class, one class per day stayed is included in the daily resort fee
    • Tennis court with lessons and clinics available
    • Fishing available on-site
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
    • Bicycles (with fee)
    • Tennis (with fee)
    • Guided runs
    • Paddle boats (with fee)
    • Motor boats

    Business

    The JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes offers more than 140,000 square feet of flexible event space for hosting business functions of almost any size. The largest room, the Mediterranean Ballroom, can seat up to 3,248 guests for a large corporate event. Business needs that arise during guests' stay can be accommodated by the staffed business center that is located on-site.
    • Copying, printing and faxing services available
    • Audiovisual services and support on-site
    • Notary public and shipping services offered

    Number of meeting rooms47

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Wedding

    The JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes features plenty of venues to host a wedding of any style, including three ballrooms and numerous outdoor spaces, including scenic lawns.
    • Marriott-certified wedding planners are available at the property to ensure that every detail is attended to.
    • Audiovisual equipment and catering services can also be provided.
    • Largest venue, the Mediterranean Ballroom, has space for up to 3,248 guests

    Maximum wedding guest capacity3,248

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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