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Hotel Description

At DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown you'll be 1.6 km (1 mi) from St. James Cathedral and 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Theatre Downtown. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a free area shuttle.

All 342 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, MP3 docks, and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. Additionally, room service, free weekday newspapers, and safes are available.

The restaurant, 60 South, serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own bar/lounge. Enjoy the 24-hour health club and pool loungers. 20000 square feet (1858 square meters) of event facilities include 17 meeting rooms and conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Each morning full breakfast is served between 6 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 20-minute drive of this 3.5-star Downtown Orlando hotel, attractions include Universal Studios Florida™ and Florida Mall.

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown ratings based on 35 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5

Excellent weekend stay

Pros: We liked our large corner room, the lobby area with the bar, restaurant and deli shop, the location and the super helpful staff.
Cons: WIFI could be stronger and more reliable. A refrigerator in the room would have been nice.
Location: The location was perfect for us. We found a very good Japanese restaurant and many others within walking distance from the hotel.
We had a great visit with the purpose of celebrating my nephew's college graduation. The hotel and the staff were excellent. We also appreciated very much having the courtesy shuttle available to do some shopping in the area. All the staff members were extremely helpful and very friendly.

Posted by on May 15, 2017

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5 out of 5

Three day stay

Pros: Friendly staff, location
Cons: Put a nightlight in the room so we don't Ave to leave the bathroom light on.
Location: Unknown. Had family living nearby and that took up our time.
No,problems other than over priced breakfast buffet. Staff was unusually high spirited and helpful. Parking is pricey ..either valet or self park. Our three day stay was good in spite of the fact that our room did not get cleaned on the middle day. No explanation except that housekeeping must have forgot!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016

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4 out of 5

A nice hotel near downtown Orlando

Pros: The location and convenience for getting on and off I-4.
Cons: Put refrigerators in the rooms.
Location: We were in town to deliver our granddaughter to start college at Rollins. The hotel is relatively convenient for that.
.We were able to check in quickly. The room was on the ninth floor with an excellent view of downtown Orlando. The room was clean. There was no refrigerator in the room. The TV was large and clear but changing stations with the remote was somewhat clumsy.The temperature was set at 60 degrees. It took some working the thermometer to get the temperature up to 70 degrees. Basically, this hotel struck us a catering to business clientele in town for business events.

Posted by , from Jupiter, FL on Aug 19, 2016

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5 out of 5

Personal trip

Pros: Clean, friendly staff, CONVENIENT!
Cons: Exiting/entering the self-parking - gates did not work with room key. Also, traffic control at entrance/valet stand.
Nice 3-night stay. Very friendly desk staff upon entering, received warm cookies and free bottled water.

Posted by on Dec 21, 2015

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4 out of 5

Nice Downtown Hotel

Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: Housekeeping should abide by the "do not disturb" signs.
We stayed at the Double Tree while in town for a wedding. The staff were very helpful and responsive. The in room pizza was delicious. Very much a business travel friendly hotel.

Posted by , from Denver, CO on Jun 19, 2015

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4 out of 5
Pros: I loved the Hilton Honors reception each evening.
Cons: Displeased with breakfast costs - Fruit loops, muffin, coffee, and a juice cost $18.00. EXCESSIVE!
Location: Easy to find free street parking after 5:00, so you don't have to pay their outrageous parking lot fees.
We stayed here while work was getting done on our house. I've stayed here before and I'll stay here again if the need arises.

Posted by on May 27, 2015

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1 out of 5

This is a 1 star hotel at best!

Pros: The location was close to downtown.
Cons: The area had beer cans and trash throughout the lobby.
This hotel would sell your paid rooms then leave you in the lobby for hours. While they call around then tell you to pay for new rooms while they figure out the error in the system.

Posted by , from Florida on May 10, 2014

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1 out of 5

Smelly

I can't believe you have to pay to park in their garage. If I am a guest, I should have complimentary parking. The hallways smelled of sewer. Bathroom had noticable mildew. 

Posted by , from Trinity, FL on Oct 25, 2013

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5 out of 5

EVERY PERSON I DEALT WITH WERE PLEASANT AND HELPFUL

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
Cons: parking a pain with kids
STAY HERE IT HAS EVERYTHING YOU NEED AND BEAUTIFUL ROOMS

Posted by , from WEST PALM BEACH on Dec 14, 2012

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3 out of 5

Average or above property with a couple of notable shortcomings

Service at the hotel restaurant was friendly but about the slowest I have experienced anywhere in recent years. While the room was okay, there was no hot water in the shower the last morning of my stay. Really disappointing & irritating.

Posted by , from MN on Nov 19, 2012

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About the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown

Location 60 South Ivanhoe Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32804

Property Features

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour health club. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. Event space at this hotel measures 20000 square feet (1858 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Orlando hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 342 guestrooms or units
  • 15 levels
  • 17 conference rooms
  • 20000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1858 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1985
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) (24.5 km / 15.2 mi)
  • Train station: Orlando Amtrak Station (4.9 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown offers 342 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Microwaves and refrigerators can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

60 South - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Coffee Shop - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor rooftop pool is on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 19.17 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 22.37 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Orlando Downtown DoubleTree
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You should know

  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.