Why the Drury Plaza Hotel is the Best New Hotel in Orlando in 2023

  • By Tammy van der Westhuizen
  • Published 06 June 2023
  • Revised 10 July 2023
Why the Drury Plaza Hotel is the Best New Hotel in Orlando in 2023
  • By Tammy van der Westhuizen
  • Published 06 June 2023
  • Revised 10 July 2023
Why the Drury Plaza Hotel is the Best New Hotel in Orlando in 2023
  • By Tammy van der Westhuizen
  • Published 06 June 2023
  • Revised 10 July 2023
Planning a trip to Walt Disney World Florida has fairytale expectations, and finding a hotel that lives up to the hype can make all the difference...

Luckily, there's a new hotel on the block that not only offers a prime location in the Disney Springs Area but gives bang for your buck. Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando delivers exceptional amenities, comfortable accommodations, free meals, and always great value.

Learn all you need to know about this top-rated hotel to enjoy a magical Florida holiday in 2023 and beyond below. 

Official Walt Disney World Hotel

The first thing to know is that the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando takes top honours as an Official Walt Disney World Hotel. That means you can expect only the highest levels of service.

From exclusive discounts on Disney Golf Courses to expert advice from the hotel’s concierge desk to simply high-speed Wi-Fi - your stay at the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando promises convenience at every stage.  

And best of all, you'll be just a hop, skip, and jump away from Walt Disney World Resort. More about that next...

Prime Location

Being immersed in the magic is a prime reason for staying on-site at Walt Disney World Resort. Moreover, it allows you to make the most of your day without wasting time on long journeys to theme parks. 

However, the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando provides the perfect middle ground. At only half a mile away from Disney Springs, you will be close enough to be enchanted by the parks yet still far enough away to enjoy a wallet-friendly holiday. 

The theme parks usually get all the attention, but finding yourself in the heart of the Disney Springs Area is also an underrated selling point.

With new attractions popping up every year, and with renovations always ongoing, more than ever you will find a vibrant and lively hub filled with entertainment, dining, and shopping opportunities.

Just like staying on-site at Walt Disney World Resort, it brings the magic to your door. 

Free Shuttle Service to Walt Disney World Resort

Say goodbye to parking worries and expenses, the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando's convenient shuttle service will take care of everything.

This service includes transportation to all four Walt Disney World theme parks, both to and from the resorts. 

All you need to do is get in touch with the concierge for your won Cinderella's carriage.

And here's an extra sprinkle of fairy godmother magic - if you have the Disney Park Hopper ticket, you can easily jump from one park to another using the shuttle.

Better yet, the shuttle service operates regularly, so you can plan your day effectively and maximise the fun.

Free Hot Breakfast and Evening Food

If you're looking for savings, what more can you ask for than a free morning meal AND an early dinner? Think how much you could save for your 7-day or two-week holiday, especially when travelling as a large group.

Start your day off right with a satisfying free hot breakfast. featuring scrumptious eggs, sizzling sausages, fluffy biscuits, fresh fruit, and more. It's the perfect way to energise yourself before embarking on exhilarating escapades in Florida's theme park playgrounds.

When evening approaches, it’s time for the highly anticipated 5:30 Kickback event. This unique offering sets the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando apart, letting you tuck into a free rotating menu of hot food snacks and a variety of beverages, including beer, wine, and mixed drinks. It's a great way to unwind after the thrills and spills of Florida attractions. 

Exceptional On-Site Facilities

The Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando goes above and beyond to ensure you have access to everything you need. You can take a refreshing swim in the outdoor saltwater swimming pool, relax and rejuvenate in the whirlpool, or hit the 24-hour arcade room to extend the entertainment.

There’s also a child-friendly splash pad with water jets so the little ones get to cool down too. And if you want to work off all those filling free meals, the hotel offers a well-equipped fitness centre, open 24 hours, allowing you to maintain your exercise routine while away.

What’s more, if you are feeling peckish between your free breakfast and early dinner, you can dine at the Lakeside Bar & Grill - located adjacent to the pool - for a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, or enjoy a convenient in-room delivery from the onsite Pizza Hut Express.

To grab food on the go, The Market serves Starbucks coffee, packaged ready-made food, cold drinks, and more. While if you prefer to wine and dine, The Kitchen + Bar is the place to be, offering a delicious dinner menu and an extensive range of drinks.

Plus, the hotel also provides complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, so whether you need to stay connected with loved ones, refuel, catch up on a workout, or cool off at the swimming pool, the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando has you covered.

Value for Money

Considering the outstanding location, complimentary services, and amenities offered, The Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando is truly a budget-friendly gem.

Beyond the free meals and free transportation, Ocean Florida guests receive free parking and best of all, there is no resort fee to pay.

Compared with surrounding hotels that charge up to $39 per night plus tax, you'll be saving big time. And remember, every little saving gives you more yeses in the bank for when the kids or young at heart want something from the Disney parks and stores. 

Spacious and Comfortable Rooms

After a day full of amazing adventures and magical moments, it's important to have a cosy and welcoming place to rest. And that's exactly what you'll find at the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando.

With spacious rooms sleeping up to 5 people, and suites accommodating up to six people, the whole family can enjoy time together without stepping on each other's toes. 

With fluffy pillows and soft sheets, you'll drift off to sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and ready for another day of excitement. And when it's time to relax, you’ll be entertained watching all Disney classics on the flat-screen TVs. When 9pm beckons, look out your bedroom window as Walt Disney World Resort's fireworks light up the sky.

Each room also comes equipped with a handy microwave and refrigerator, perfect for storing and heating up your favourite snacks. So whether you're craving some popcorn for a cosy movie night or need to keep your drinks cool, the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando delivers.

Ready to secure your spot at the Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando? View our Drury Plaza Hotel Orlando 2024 & 2025 deals and get in touch with our Disney experts. 

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