The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

4012 Central Florida Parkway | Orlando, FL 32837-7662  [SEE MAP]Orlando, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Property has a 40,000-square-foot spa, an 18-hole golf course and two pools
Stays here are very expensive
As is the norm with Ritz-Carlton properties, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes pleases guests with its well-appointed rooms and fantastic customer service. Each of its 582 guest rooms and suites features a private balcony, a marble bathroom (with two sinks) and a LCD flat-screen TV. This immense property also boasts an 18-hole golf course, two pools and access to a massive lazy river at the neighboring JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes (the two resorts share grounds and activities). Craving more relaxation than the kid-congested river can offer? Head to The Ritz's 40,000-square-foot spa, which boasts 40 treatment rooms and citrus-inspired treatments. And when it's time to refuel, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando features a plethora of on-site dining options, offering everything from casual alfresco eats to formal dining restaurants. If you're having trouble booking a room at the ultra-exclusive, ultra-expensive Ritz, consider giving the JW Marriott a try. Keep in mind that this hotel participates in the Marriott Bonvoy program, so members can earn and use points by staying here.
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Location
Orlando, FL
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 582 rooms
Primary View
Lake
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Fodor's

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Suites have balconies, decadent white-marble baths, and deluxe bedding, and a Royal Suite satisfies even the most noble guest. Children are treated with special care in the Ritz Kids program, which offers supervised physical and creative activities.

Oyster.com

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Midway between Universal Studios and Disney World, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is one of few five-pearl properties in Orlando. Its 582 rooms and suites are stylishly decorated and outfitted with luxe amenities, and the hotel is packed with great features.

Shermans Travel

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A 15-minute drive from Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, you’re able to enjoy all Orlando has to offer while staying at a world-class resort. This property has an on-site, 18-hole golf course, spa, cabana-lined pool, and award winning restaurants.

AAA

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Manicured grounds, lush foliage and a winding road create a great first impression. Posh rooms with custom furniture and fine amenities ensure a luxurious stay. Expect first-class service.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3222 have reviewed the The Ritz-Carlton 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 3222 reviews 4.5 (based on 3222 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Highlights of The Ritz-Carlton Orlando's rooms and suites include marble bathrooms with Asprey toiletries and separate showers and tubs, beds with Italian linens and tech amenities like large flat-screen TVs with premium channels. Each room has a private balcony overlooking the resort's gardens, pools, lake or golf course.
  • Daily resort fee covers in-room Wi-Fi access and local and domestic phone calls

Standard room size480 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The resort shares 500 acres of lush foliage, manicured gardens and coastal lakes with its neighbor, the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, and guests have access to all amenities available at both properties. The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is situated 12 miles southwest of downtown Orlando and 7 miles northeast of Walt Disney World Resort, making it a quieter respite from both bustling areas.
  • Daily $38 resort fee includes shuttle service to and from SeaWorld Orlando, Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort
  • Property sits 12 miles southwest of Orlando International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($37)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

Five dining establishments are available at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, including a club house pub, a spa cafe, a poolside eatery, a lobby lounge and upscale Highball & Harvest, which serves farm-to-table American fare made with ingredients from the resort's gardens and local farms. Five additional eateries are located at the adjacent JW Marriott Orlando.
  • The Lobby Lounge offers live music on Friday and Saturday nights
  • Spa's cafe serves health-conscious cuisine and smoothies

Number of restaurants5

Cuisine TypesAsian, American, Latin American

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

Pool

Two pools are available at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. The property's main pool is ideal for families, while the smaller lap pool at the spa offers an adults-only environment. Both pools are heated and are surrounded by cushioned lounge chairs.
  • Private pool cabanas with satellite TVs, fruit plates and nonalcoholic beverages can be reserved for a fee
  • Lazy river at adjacent JW Marriott free to access
  • Daily resort fee includes use of two pool floats
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

Guests can take advantage of the on-site spa's services and amenities. The facility measures 40,000 square feet and touts 40 treatment rooms, a private lap pool, a wellness center and a cafe. Florida-inspired services like a hammock massage and a citrus-infused treatment are on the spa menu.
  • Spa open Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Treatments use herbs grown in on-site garden, honey made by resort's bees and citrus plucked from local orchards

Services offered:

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

Kids

The resort's Ritz Kids program offers a variety of supervised activities for children ages 4 to 12. Daily kids club activities focus on environmentally friendly practices and the area's landscape. The property's daily resort fee includes two hours of kids club supervision for two children (or unlimited sessions for three children for guests staying in Club-level accommodations and Executive Suites), then it costs $20 per child, per hour. Additionally, the property is a short walk from the adjacent JW Marriott's lazy river and activity center.
  • Free open house hour for kids club (parent supervision required) every day between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
  • Supervised kids club sessions are from noon to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Extra charges apply for Kids Night Out evening program
  • In-room camping experience includes a tent, a lantern, a children's book, a stuffed animal and a s'mores-themed pastry
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

Guests enjoy complimentary access to the resort's fitness center, featuring free weights, strength-training machines and cardio equipment. Private and group fitness classes like Zumba and boot camp are available for a fee as well. The fitness center is open 24 hours a day to guests 16 and older.
  • Resort's three lighted tennis courts can be reserved for a fee
  • Children ages 16 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult when in the fitness center
  • Kayaking excursions available (charges apply)
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

Offering 47,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space and outdoor options like a courtyard, a farm and two lawns, this family-friendly resort is also ideal for business travelers. The resort's largest indoor space is The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,750 attendees for theater-style events. Two additional ballrooms, multiple meeting rooms and a 12-person boardroom are also available. More business facilities are available at the resort's sister property, the JW Marriott Orlando.
  • On-site business center has copy and fax machines, printers and a notary public
  • Discounted meeting rates on select dates
  • Audiovisual equipment

Number of meeting rooms35

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

Pets

Dogs and cats that weigh no more than 25 pounds are welcome to stay at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando. Only one pet is permitted in each room, and a one-time cleaning fee of $250 applies.
  • Pets cannot enter spa, pool or dining areas
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

Surrounded by the woods, lakes and wildlife of the Grande Lakes property, the resort's 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf course is touted as one of Orlando's finest. Children 17 and younger play for free when with an adult, and foot golf is also available at the course.
  • Golf course is a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary
  • Daily resort fee covers driving range access
  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddie service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

This Ritz-Carlton property boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor options for wedding-related events, including a gazebo, a citrus garden, a farm and three ballrooms. Weddings with up to 2,500 guests can be hosted here, and ceremony and reception details can be arranged through the resort's wedding planner.
  • No wedding packages
  • The Fairways Lawn can host receptions with up to 2,500 guests or banquets with up to 1,500 guests
  • The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom can host receptions with up to 1,650 guests or banquets with up to 1,060 guests

Maximum wedding guest capacity2500

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

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