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Hotel exterior with parking lot
Hotel exterior and parking lot
Hotel exterior and parking area
Pretty front desk and lobby with nearby coffee bar
Red Lion hotel coffee bar with red chairs, counter, and sign
Comfortable guest room with two queen beds and chairs
Comfortable guest room with king bed desk and chair
Guestroom with chair microwave and TV
Guestroom with chairs
Guest suite kitchen with wood cabinets, fridge, bar stools
One king bed guestroom with sofa, mounted TV, microwave, and mini-fridge
Guest bathroom with mirror, sink, towels, and toiletries
Beautiful outdoor pool area with two pools, water slide, and ample lounge chairs
Aerial view of hotel outdoor pool area
Outdoor pool area with patio seating
Business center with multiple computers, a printer and chairs
Spacious meeting room with black chairs
Exterior view of hotel restaurant
Hotel Bar with barstools
The Oasis dining room with bar and tables
Outdoor patio area with patio seating
Breakfast area with waffle maker
Fitness Facility with treadmill and elliptical machine

Our New Hotel in Orlando

The Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South invites you to enjoy a relaxing getaway in the middle of the most magical place on Earth. A great choice among Lake Buena Vista Hotels, our centrally-located hotel near area theme parks like Disney World® features 410 beautifully appointed modern hotel rooms with Cascadia bath amenities. Relax the day away and float along our lazy river, tantalize your taste buds with homemade tortillas from our Mexican restaurant, and explore popular nearby attractions during your stay at our hotel in Orlando.

Please note: Resort fee of $15 plus 13.5% tax included in booking.

Top Features at Our Hotel in Orlando

  • Complimentary high speed Wi-Fi
  • Nearby Theme Park tickets available for purchase in the lobby of the hotel
  • Outdoor heated pool with relaxing lazy river
  • Fully-equipped fitness center
  • Modern guest rooms with top-of-the-line amenities
  • Currently Closed: On-site Tortilla Rica restaurant
  • Limited Operations: Seasonal Pool-side bar - The Oasis


Get Local At Nearby Attractions

  • Walt Disney World® Resort
  • Disney Springs®
  • Old Town
  • The House of Blues
  • Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament
  • Celebration Village
Features at Our Hotel in Orlando, FL

Features at Our Hotel in Orlando, FL

Our Lazy River is Just the Beginning

When visiting one of the most magical places on earth, guests should expect more than just comfortable accommodations. At our hotel in Orlando, FL, we also offer thoughtful services and amenities, including a playground and brand new fitness center. If you are looking for relaxation, you can enjoy one of the best hotel pools in Orlando. Plus, after a long day exploring the parks, guests can grab a drink at our poolside bar and float with their cocktail in our famous lazy river.

Features at Our Orlando Hotel Near Disney World®

  • The area's only Outdoor Lazy River Pool! *Open Mon–Thurs 2pm–7pm & Fri–Sun 12pm–8pm*
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Grab & Go Breakfast
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free Bike rentals
  • Nearby Theme Park tickets available for purchase in the lobby of the hotel
  • Outdoor heated pool *Pool will be open regular hours with social distancing and limited capacity.*
  • Outdoor whirlpool
  • Tennis Court
  • 1,120 square feet of conference space
  • Premiere coffee available in the lobby
  • Fitness center equipped with treadmills, bikes, elliptical machines, free weights, and yoga mats
  • Concierge service
  • Local newspapers at the front desk
  • Children's play area
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Pet-friendly accommodations: Nightly pet fee of $15.00 + all applicable taxes | Max 2 pets per room | Must be 50lbs or less
Restaurants in Orlando

Restaurants in Orlando

Enjoy easy access to the best restaurants in Orlando at Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. Conveniently located near popular Orlando dining locations, the hotel also features its own restaurant and bar located on the premises, for your convenience. 

Currently Closed: Tortilla Rica Mexican Restaurant

Our on-site Orlando restaurant offers an extensive breakfast buffet for guests to enjoy, including fresh danishes and muffins, fresh fruit, and a wide selection of hot breakfast items. Lunch and dinner include a tantalizing selection of authentic Mexican cuisine, and our famous homemade tortillas paired with a tempting margarita and cocktail menu, perfect for guests to unwind at the end of the day.

Full Menu Cocktail Menu Kids Menu

Limited Operations: The Seasonal Oasis Poolside Bar

Our seasonal poolside sports bar offers a casual dining experience with bar food and an extensive craft beer and wine selection, as well as tropical cocktails to enjoy as you float around the lazy river.

Temporary Hours
Friday: 4pm–10pm
Saturday: 2pm–10pm
Sunday: 12pm–8pm

Full Menu Cocktail Menu

Local Orlando Dining

Local Orlando Dining

Culinary Options Around Every Corner

Explore Orlando dining with the many options located within a short distance of our hotel. From the famous Columbia Restaurant to Medieval Times Orlando, guests can experience fine dining and fun for the whole family.

Local Dining in Orlando:

  • Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament invites you to embark on a trip back in time that's only a five-minute drive from the hotel. Sit ringside at a show of bravery and honor as you witness a live jousting tournament while dining on a four-course meal fit for royalty.
  • Columbia Restaurant is a Florida tradition unlike any other. Opened in 1905 and overlooking Celebration's picturesque lake, it was named one of America's most historic restaurants by USA Today.
  • Charley's Steakhouse & Seafood Grill won a Diner's Choice award in 2015, and it provides guests with high-quality steaks cooked over a custom 1,200°F citrus and oak wood burning pit.
An Orlando Venue for Any Occasion

An Orlando Venue for Any Occasion

Our newly renovated Orlando venue offers 1,120 square feet of flexible event space, ideal for conferences, business meetings, and social events of any size. With the additional use of our twelve person boardroom, Red Lion Hotel Orlando Buena Vista Lake South is the perfect location for your next event. Our professional event team is available on-property to take care of all your needs, including AV services and on-site catering. With our romantic poolside views and large conference center, our hotel is a premier Orlando Wedding venue, destined to make your big day special.  

To learn more about our Orlando event space, contact us at (407) 997-2800. We look forward to organizing a memorable event with you.

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Sports Team Certified to Win on the Road

At the Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South, from tee-ball to the minor league, we go above & beyond to welcome sports teams of all ages and types. Our South West Orlando area location, with tons of amenities, makes us a favorite among sport team group travel hotels in central Florida.

We are proud to uphold our Sports Certified status through Red Lion Hotels Corporation. Being certified means that our hotel has undergone industry specific training and has demonstrated the ability to successfully house sports groups and offer special amenities that focus on creating convenience and value for your team, so you can concentrate on the game.

  • Team breakfast options
  • Team parking options
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Special team welcome on arrival
  • Pre-keyed and pre-blocked rooms
  • Double rooms on property
  • Complimentary meeting space (if available onsite)
  • Customized Sports Group Resume prepared and shared with staff before your arrival to get to know your team before you arrive.
  • Onsite restaurant, Tortilla Rica Mexican Restaurant, and poolside bar, The Oasis, with hot home-style meals and plenty of options to please the entire team


Call one of Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South group travel planners at (407) 997-2800 or to request a group proposal for your sports team today.


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Our Favorite Things To Do in Orlando

Our Favorite Things To Do in Orlando

There's always new things to do in Orlando, Florida, and Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South sits in the center of the action. Guests stay only ten minutes from Walt Disney World® and Disney Springs®, allowing easy access to the Disney Parks, House of Blues, and much more.  From the magic of the theme parks to the exciting nightlife, Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South is your gateway to all of the fun Orlando has to offer.

Don't forget to ask our friendly staff about transportation and discounted tickets in the area. We are happy to help you on your way to a fun-filled day.

Take Advantage of Our Hotel Near Disney World

Take Advantage of Our Hotel Near Disney World®

***Update Summer 2020: Walt Disney World® Resort continues to modify their operations in response to public health guidelines. We strongly encourage you to contact the theme park to understand current expectations for your park visit. We also encourage you to contact the hotel's front desk or Concierge for information.***

Stay Next Door to Magic

The most magical place on Earth is located just minutes away from Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South, a premier hotel near Walt Disney World® Resort that serves as a comfortable and convenient home base while guests explore the wonder of these beloved parks. With a variety of attractions within easy reach of the hotel, there's no better place to embark on your Walt Disney World® journey.  

Don't miss out on some of our favorite theme parks in Orlando, including:

  • Magic Kingdom®: When in Orlando, you must see Cinderella's iconic castle and check out the famous Main Street parade, featuring fireworks, music, and meet-and-greets with your favorite characters from Tomorrowland, Adventureland, and beyond.
  • Epcot®: Span the entire globe in one day when you visit the Epcot World Showcase, an experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the architecture, culture, and cuisine of countries from all around the world. 
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios®: Be the star of the show at Hollywood Studios as you enjoy the Golden Age of Hollywood with attractions based on the TV and movies you know and love, from Pixar Place to the famous Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. 
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom®: Featuring over 300 exotic animals, Animal Kingdom is a true safari in the middle of Florida. With the addition of the new Pandora,The World of Avatar, guests can experience nature like never before. 
  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park: A one-time ski resort that has "melted" into a watery waterland, Blizzard Beach has some of the fastest water slides in Disney World, allowing guests an adrenaline rush before they relax in the sun. 
  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park: Explore roaring rapids, twisty turns, and relaxing rivers at Typhoon Lagoon, a tropical paradise that offers guests prime relaxation before they swim with the sharks. 
Yellow lights

Things To Do After Dark

When the sun goes down, a whole new side of Orlando lights up. The Orlando nightlife near Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South features attractions for families and adults alike, including shows, boardwalks, and Orlando bars that are sure to excite and keep the fun going all night long. Here are a few of our suggestions for the best nightlife in Orlando.

Disney Springs

This quarter-mile promenade is perfect for a night out, featuring a gorgeous lakeside boardwalk, delicious meals from around the world, and arcades and attractions on every corner. See dueling pianos battle each other for musical supremacy or cruise along the water on a bicycle built for four. The options are endless at Disney Springs. 

House of Blues

Great food and live music meet at the House of Blues. Experience the magic of seeing big stars and upcoming names in country, blues, and rock perform in an intimate, exciting setting while enjoying traditional BBQ smokehouse ribs and a variety of Southern delights. Daily happy hour starts at 3pm, while Sundays host the world famous Gospel Brunch.  

Cirque De Soliel La Nouba

Explore a dazzling and exhilarating world of beauty, stunts, and acrobatics at Cirque De Soliel's La Nouba, located fifteen minutes from Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South in Disney Springs. La Nouba is an immersive experience unlike any other, featuring daring jumps, mesmerizing choreography, and vibrant music. Fun for the whole family, La Nouba is a show you will never forget. 

Old Town

Escape to a simpler time at Old Town, a nostalgic recreation of a classic Florida town featuring historical architecture and distinctive storefronts. Home to a variety of restaurants as well as classic carnival rides and a weekly muscle car show, Old Town has something for everyone. 


Enjoy an icy cocktail in an ice glass rested atop an ice table. Featuring over 70 tons of ice, Icebar Orlando is the largest permanent ice bar in the world, and the perfect way to beat the heat after a long day. Don't worry, Icebar supplies gloves and jackets to make sure you can enjoy the cool beauty while staying comfortable. 

Row of classic cars

Orlando's Best Kept Secrets

Orlando is home to more than just giant immersive theme parks. It also contains a variety of family activities off the beaten path. Whether it's checking out a western rodeo or devouring delicious local pizza, our guide to Orlando hidden gems has you covered for the best Orlando attractions you may not know about. 

Saturday Night Classic Car Cruise

Every Saturday night, Old Town invites hot rods, street rods, and antiques from 1979 and older to cruise down memory lane. With live music starting at 7pm, the cars cruise around Main Street in a display you won't want to miss. 

Celebration Village

Experience a truly unique way of living at nearby Celebration Village. Stroll along shops designed like small towns across America and stop in for an ice cream cone as you meander along tree-lined brick streets, beautiful palm trees, and lakes.

Kissimmee Sports Arena Rodeo

Whether it's bull riding, barrel racing, or roping, the Kissimmee Rodeo has something for everyone. Open twice a month on Fridays, the "Greatest Show on Dirt" is a modern-day link to the cowboys of the past and is sure to be a memorable and wild night on the town. 

Flipper Pizzeria 

When Flippers first opened in central Florida in 1987, it started with two friends and a passion for American food. Now a local mainstay, every pizza is hand crafted using the finest ingredients available and cooked to perfection. 

Fat Boys Bar B Q

Just ten minutes from Red Lion Hotel Orlando Lake Buena Vista South, Fat Boys Bar B Q is a locally owned family restaurant. Since 1972, Fat Boys has specialized in a secret basting in a closed pit hardwood fire, creating BBQ you won't find anywhere else in Florida.  

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

Accessibility Features
Air Conditioning
Outdoor Pool
Paid Parking
Business Center
Fitness Center
Environmentally Friendly
Flat Screen TV

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