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Family Vacation in Orlando

An August 2003 trip to Orlando by tkeechle

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The accommodations were great. We had a suite to sleep six people. We had planned on a tight fit trying to get us all in one room, but we had plenty of space. There was a fridge and a microwave provided for no extra charge in the room. The bathroom had a huge vanity that easily held the "essentials" for all of us. The free continental breakfast was a treat. It also cut our food budget immensely. There was something for even the pickiest of eaters in our group every day. We spent a great deal of time in the pool area. It was very relaxing and accommodating for the crowds that were there. The only complaint we had was the elevator was very busy and we often foun...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 19, 2003

Comfort Suites Maingate East
2775 Florida Plaza Boulevard
Kissimmee, Florida 34746
(407) 397-7848

Boston Lobster Feast I-Drive

Restaurant | "Boston Lobster Feast"

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This place is not worth the drive. We had hoped for a good seafood experience, but it was just the opposite. We quickly found out that not everything you read is true. We thought we had a discount but found out it was at the other location and that they could not honor it.

The line to the food is long but there are not many choices available. Many of the items had run out by 6:30pm. The food was lukewarm and the service was lousy. Mind that you pay attention to the signs about gratuity being added to your bill.

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on August 19, 2003

Boston Lobster Feast I-Drive
8731 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32809
(407) 248-8606

Gatorland

Attraction

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Unfortunately our visit came after a large amount of rainfall, so not all the attractions were open. This park is exactly what is says it is. . .an alligator land. You spend a couple of hours looking at and feeding hot dogs to hundreds of alligators. My kids enjoyed feeding the exotic birds more than anything.

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on August 19, 2003

Gatorland
14501 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, Florida 32837
(407) 855-5496