Melia Orlando Resort Review w/ Therese Chu Bermudez
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It is the new era of road trips and Florida is attracting vacationers unable to fulfill their international trips and desperate to escape the routines of working from home.  One of Florida’s not-so-hidden attractions is Disney World.  It’s family friendliness and sunny year round weather will keep it on the top of many domestic destination bucket lists.

While Disney resorts offer some great extra perks they won’t work for every traveller. That is where we turn to the Disney Good Neighbor hotel properties.  The Melia Orlando is in this category and offers some pretty great amenities to it’s guests.

Today’s guest, offers a review on the Melia Orlando Resort is Therese Chu – Bermudez.  Therese was recently on the property as a part of a new program to attract travel advisors to their brand.  She is a stickler for rules and the perfect reviewer to notice all the details about the new hygiene standards.

Therese gives the Melia Orlando a 5 start rating for their sanitization standards.  From sanitizing shoes, to QR codes at the dining facilities, they have a well thought out systems in place at the Melia Orlando. Everything is sealed from the exterior hotel door to each internal cabinet in the kitchens.

Some nice perks of this group friendly resort is it is dog friendly, this includes a dog park with designated rooms close to the park. There is a gap policy of 48 hours between guests occupying a room.  Use privileges in the gym across the street st Advent Health.  Newly, coming are fitness rooms with advance equipment such as Peloton bikes.

Sadly the pool bar is not open!  But don’t worry, the lobby bar is!

Melia Resort Details From Melia’s Website:

Melia Orlando Hotel Location & Nearby Attractions

Located in Celebration, Meliá Orlando Celebration is in a shopping district, within a 15-minute drive of SeaWorld® Orlando and Disney Springs®. This 4-star hotel is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.

Melia Orlando Popular Hotel Amenities and Features

Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area. If you’re planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Melia Orlando Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Planning an event in Celebration? This hotel has facilities measuring 500 square feet (46 square meters), including a meeting room. Limited parking is available onsite.

Melia Orlando Restaurants, Bars, Lounge & Dining options

Enjoy American cuisine at 360 American Bistro & Bar, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Melia Orlando Hotel Accommodations and Guest Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 289 guestrooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Pet Policy for Meliá Orlando Celebration
If you are thinking of bringing your pet (dog or cat) and want to know if pets are allowed at Meliá Orlando Celebration, please read the hotel pet policy. Sometimes the hotel may charge pet fees or have weight limit on pets. The pet policies of Meliá Orlando Celebration are listed below.

Pets allowed
Only dogs are allowed
Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
Service animals are allowed
Pet maximum weight in kg is 16
Maximum number of pets per room 2
Pet maximum weight in lb is 35

Melia Orlando Additional Hotel Details
gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC – Global)
Temperature checks are available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
Staff wears personal protective equipment
Cashless transactions are available
Masks are available to guests
Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
COVID-19 – Essential Workers Only – NO
Protective clothing is available to guests
No cribs (infant beds) available
No rollaway/extra beds available
Property follows a brand or regulatory agency’s sanitization guidelines
Contactless check-out is available
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Contactless food service / room service is available
Individually-wrapped food options are available
Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
Property follows sanitization practices of Bureau Veritas (3rd party expert – Global)
Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant


Meliá Orlando Celebration Hotel Amenities
Melia Orlando Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible – may have limitations
  • Wheelchair Accessible bathroom
  • In room accessibility

Melia Orlando Breakfast Services

  • Breakfast available – Extra Charge

Melia Orlando Business, Conference & Meetings

  • Conference Facilities
  • One meeting room
  • Conference space size : feet –
  • Banquet hall on site

Melia Orlando Fitness Services

  • Nearby fitness center – Free use
  • GYM – Fitness facilities

Melia Orlando Games & Sports

  • Ping pong tables

Melia Orlando General Amenities

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Food and water bowls
  • Assistive listening devices available

Melia Orlando General Amenities

  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator

Melia Orlando General Amenities

  • Elevator & lift on property
  • Dry cleaning & laundry service
  • ATM & banking on site
  • Designated smoking areas – fines apply
  • Electric vehical charging station
  • Romantic packages available
  • Laundry Room

Melia Orlando Internet

  • Free internet
  • Wired Internet access – Free

Melia Orlando Lobby Level Services

  • 24/7 front desk
  • Bellhop & Porter service
  • Express check out
  • Concierge service
  • Tours – ticket assistance
  • Safe deposit box at front desk
  • Free news papers in lobby

Melia Orlando Outdoor

  • TV in common areas
  • Outdoor furniture

Melia Orlando Parking Services

  • Parking – Limited spaces

Melia Orlando Pool Facilities

  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pool sun chaise loungers

Melia Orlando Property Features

  • Assigned smoking areas
  • Fire pit
  • Roll in shower
  • Multilingual staff

Melia Orlando Restaurants & Bars

  • Bar & lounge
  • Bar at Poolside
  • Hotel Restaurant

Melia Orlando Spa Services

  • Full service spa on property
  • Jacuzzi / Spa Tub

Melia Orlando Transportation Services

  • Shopping center shuttle – Free
  • Theme park shuttle – Free
  • Town car and limo service available
  • Area shuttle – Free

About Melia Hotel Collection Brand Hotels:

Meliá is a collection of hotel chains that provides exceptional customer service and hospitality that also promotes Spanish culture and values, making it unique among the hotel groups it holds.

With customer welfare in mind, Melia strives in continuously providing superb professionalism and warm welcome, not forgetting the fun in customer relations. Aside from this, they make sure that your life milestones are well-celebrated with their little extra touches like arrangement for proposals and weddings, anniversaries and the like.

In addition to this, Melia Orlando staff as well as their management continuously improve and live by their corporate values, which are as follows: Proximity, Excellence and Coherence, Service Vocation, and Innovation.

There are also programs unique to Melià: The MeliàRewards. It gives a sense of belongingness to loyal customers or those who have availed this privilege and allows them to experience being an elite member of the family within Melià. This gives loyal guests discounts and a little extra gift as a token of gratitude from the company for choosing to spend their vacation or business trips within their hotels, trusting them with their travel goals and staycations. It will surely be a grand way of celebrating life with travel and relaxation with Melià Hotels.

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