Off Site Hotels Archive

Fight Back Against Hotel Resort Fees

Like a case of The Clap, resort fees are a scourge that has spread from Las Vegas and infected other popular tourist destinations, namely areas in Orlando and Anaheim near the Disney Parks. Once seldom found outside of Vegas and Hawaii, resort fees have proliferated in the last few years at off-site hotels near Walt Disney

Floridays Resort Orlando Hotel Review

Floridays Resort Orlando is an off-site hotel near Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando with suite and condo-style rooms. This review features photos of the rooms & resort, thoughts on the amenities, and our experience in staying here during our recent visit to Walt Disney World. In terms of the “suite and condo-style rooms,” for

Courtyard Anaheim Theme Park Entrance Hotel Review

The new Courtyard Anaheim Theme Park Entrance by Marriott is hotel ~5 minutes from Disneyland, featuring deluxe family accommodations. Our review features photos of the rooms & common areas, thoughts on amenities (including Surfside water park), and our experience staying at this roughly 6-month old hotel. We also cover whether it’s worth staying at this hotel

Villas at Grand Cypress Review

Villas at Grand Cypress is a vacation resort near Walt Disney World outside of Disney Springs. This review covers our stay in a 1-bedroom villa, with room photos, a look at the grounds and features of the resort, pros & cons of the hotel, and various thoughts about staying at the Villas of Grand Cypress during

Waldorf Astoria Orlando Hotel Review

The Waldorf Astoria Orlando is a hotel near Walt Disney World and featuring luxurious rooms and amenities that make it one of the top resorts in Florida. This review features room photos, thoughts on the amenities and service caliber, and my pros & cons of staying at the Waldorf (or “The ‘Dorf” or “The Wald-izzy”

Ayres Hotel Anaheim Review

Ayres Hotel Anaheim is in SoCal near Angels Stadium and Honda Center, a shuttle ride away from Disneyland. This review features photos of the rooms and common areas, thoughts on amenities & our stay here, plus whether it’s worth staying at this hotel if your visit to Southern California is primarily for the purpose of