Southeastern Development is excited to announce the opening of the new 195-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Orlando, Florida. This unique waterfront site, just a short walk from the main gates of Universal Orlando Resort™, provides guests the opportunity to stay in a Marriott Residence Inn facility with immediate access to one of Florida’s foremost recreational venues.
Victor Mills, CEO of Southeastern Development, stated that “We could not be more excited to be able to open a Residence Inn by Marriott adjacent to Universal Orlando Resort™ under the direction of a world class management team.”
Located at 5616 Major Boulevard, the all-suite Residence Inn Near Universal Orlando™ will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Southeastern Development, a full service real estate development firm based in Augusta, GA and managed by LBA Hospitality, a full-scale hotel management, development and consulting firm based in Dothan, AL
The Residence Inn near Universal Orlando™ is an official Universal Partner Hotel. Being a Universal Partner Hotel guests here can plan their itinerary, purchase theme park tickets and pick up online tickets orders from our convenient lobby Universal Partner Hotel Vacation Planning Center. Guests staying at a Universal Partner Hotel also receive complimentary scheduled transportation to Universal Orlando™ theme parks, discounts on merchandise at select theme park locations and savings on food and non-alcoholic beverages at select Universal CityWalk™ and theme park locations.
“We are pleased with the continued growth of Residence Inn hotels in the Orlando area,” said Diane Mayer, vice president and global brand manager, Residence Inn. “When on the road for an extended period, our guests need space to spread out, maintain their life’s pace and restore their energy to help them maintain a healthy balance and routine while traveling. This new hotel offers them a seamless blend of modern style and functionality that allows them to settle in and thrive.”
Residence Inn properties are designed as all-suite hotels that offer studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. Guests looking for a revitalizing sleep experience will enjoy the hotel’s plush mattresses and crisp linens, while guests focused on being productive will value their suite’s large, well-lit work desk, ergonomic chair and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Designed for stays of five nights or more, each suite also has a fully-equipped kitchen with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and residential-sized appliances.
The Residence Inn Near Universal Orlando rotates a wide selection of healthy choices at our free hot breakfast every day. Start with favorites like bacon and eggs, Greek yogurt, cut fruit or waffles and make it yours with our extensive toppings, ranging from fresh spinach and cheese to sliced almonds and strawberries. Enjoy all the options you need to start your morning with endless possibilities.
Extending the feeling of comfortable living on the road, the Residence Inn Near Universal Orlando offers guests inviting and functional public spaces to relax or collaborate. Road warriors and families alike enjoy the hotel’s grocery delivery service, complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour onsite food and beverage market, dry cleaning services, and onsite guest laundry room. The hotel also provides guests with a meeting room, an outdoor swimming pool, putting green and fitness center.