Orlando Journals

Marriott and the Mouse

A November 2002 trip to Orlando by gregdussia

Quote: We had a pleasant stay at Marriott's Sabal Palms, which is close to Disney.

Marriott and the Mouse

Overview

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There were many highlights on this trip! One of our favorites was taking the short walk to the hotel’s lagoon with its huge pool and even a small waterslide. Being able to eat and order cocktails and charge it to the room was a very nice convenience. Only a minute’s ride to Disney also made it a very enjoyable trip. With help from the resort, we got a buy-one-get-one-free golf coupon for Kissimmee Bay Golf Course. What an awesome course! The round even included a boxed lunch with stacked turkey and Swiss (they gave you this at the turn between holes 9 and 10!! Not bad for a person! Quick Tips: Thanksgiving week was not as bad as expected until Thursday. If staying at the resort during this h...Read More

Marriott Sabal Palms Resort

Hotel | "Sabal Palms"

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Best Things Nearby:Disney! Disney! Disney! And, of course, a short drive to International Drive, which includes Sea World and any shopping or restaurant of your choice. There's a grocery store within three miles.Best Things About the Resort:Being able to use the resort's amenities, including the hotel's pool and work-out room. The hotel even has a indoor pool. There's also a handful of shops, a beauty salon, and day care.Resort Experience:The staff was very nice. The room was very clean and spacious. Marriott's reputation of quality is seen every time you turn around. Sabal Palms is a smaller resort, so it's very quiet and very relaxing. With just a sho...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 6, 2004

Marriott Sabal Palms Resort
8805 World Center Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821
(407) 238-6200

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

Attraction | "Wine and Food Festival at Epcot"

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This was very relaxing and fun. Take your time and enjoy the different tastes of the world. There were many small venues in each country showing local dance or music. We caught the last day and were a little disappointed because we enjoyed it so much that we would have gone back the next night.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on February 6, 2004

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
Epcot Center
Orlando, Florida