We live in one of the nation's top tourist destinations and most of our Orlando hotels and resorts are offering deals for local couples itching for a change of scenery. If you're feeling ready for a mini getaway (even if it's just 15 minutes from your house), here are the best Orlando hotel deals and packages for the holidays.

Orlando Hotel Deals for a Holiday Getaway


The weather forecast this Christmas at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee calls for a high of 9 degrees, with a 100% chance of ICE! In ICE! featuring Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, guests step into an arctic attraction – kept at a frosty 9 degrees – into a wondrous world of larger-than-life, hand-carved ice sculptures.

After experiencing frozen fun inside ICE!, guests can enjoy a sleigh-full of live shows, immersive family events, millions of sparkling lights, a 60-foot-tall Christmas tree that comes to life in a kaleidoscope of color, and more all across the resort’s 64-acre winter wonderland. Find tickets and additional information at ChristmasAtGaylordPalms.com.

The Alfond Inn

Explore Winter Park's Park Avenue and nearby Hannibal Square, both within walking distance of this boutique hotel. The Alfond Inn boasts a top-notch restaurant, bar, stunning artwork (free art tours available), a pool and more. It's also pet friendly ($50/night pet fee applies).

The Adventures in the Park Package includes:

  • Two night stay in a Classic Room
  • Two tickets to Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour
  • Two tickets to The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
  • Two gourmet box lunches

Image credit: The Alfond Inn

The Holiday Shop + Stay Package includes:

  • Two Night stay in a classic room
  • Festive holiday shopping on Park Avenue with special offers from select merchants
  • A holiday shopping experience at Mall at Millenia that includes round trip transportation, a $100 gift card for The Capital Grille, welcome gift, exclusive discounts, and tote bag.

Related: Plan the Perfect Afternoon on Park Avenue

Grande Lakes Orlando

Love the outdoors? Set upon more than 500 acres, Grande Lakes Orlando is home to two of Orlando's most upscale properties, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando and JW Marriott Orlando. It's also an oasis of outdoor activities from guided eco tours to fishing and mountain biking, and even learning the art of falconry.

The JW Marriott, Grande Lakes' Stay for Breakfast package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Breakfast for two at Unreserved
  • Complimentary valet parking
  • Rates from $394 – $664/night

Orlando Events - Curated Experiences weekend at Grande Lakes Orlando
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Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Head to the coast to soak up the sun at this stunning beachfront hotel in Daytona Beach. Highlights include musically-inspired treatments at the Rock Spa, an oceanfront pool, Sessions restaurant (great for brunch, lunch and dinner), beach access, and live music weekly.

The Naughty & Nice package includes:

  • Discounted room
  • $40 daily restaurant credit to be used for room service or in the dining room
  • Couples Massage ($288 value) – Must be booked in advance; call 386-947-7366 to check availability
  • Bottle of Champagne & chocolate-covered strawberries ($55 value)
  • Late checkout

Private cabana at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
Image credit: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Orlando World Center Marriott

At Orlando World Center Marriott, treat your senses to a laser show from your private balcony. This is part of the resort's ongoing Vertical Concert Series. Explore the all new River Falls Water Park with Falls Lagoon Pool, 6 thrilling waterslides, kids splash zone, and daily activities.

The latest package comes with a literal bang by watching a fireworks display on New Year's Eve. Upgrade to the special fireworks package for extra perks like a $50 resort credit and late checkout at 2pm.

The Holiday Fireworks Spectacular includes:

  • Upgrade to pool view/laser view facing room with private balcony
  • $50 resort credit daily
  • Self-parking for one vehicle
  • 2pm check out (select dates)
  • Although the main purpose of this package is the fireworks on New Year's Eve, it is available select dates Valid Stay Dates: September 18, 2023 – July 31, 2024

Party from your Balcony at Orlando World Center Marriott Concert Series
Image credit: Orlando World Center Marriott

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

During your stay at the sprawling Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, explore multiple pools, dine at several on-site restaurants (including Kimonos and Il Mulino New York Trattoria), hop in a Swan paddle boat, hang out at the white sand beach or stroll over to Disney's BoardWalk.

The Florida Resident offer includes:

  • Up to 30% off nightly rates
  • Limited rooms available
  • Call1-888-828-8850 and ask for promotional code FLORIDA RESIDENT RATE or when booking online, use promotional code FR6

Don’t forget, that guests of this resort receive the following exclusive Disney benefits:

  • Complimentary transportation to Disney theme parks
  • Advance tee times on all four Disney golf courses
  • Complimentary parking at Disney theme parks with room key and MyDisney experience app confirmation

Proof of Florida residency is required upon check-in.

Grotto pool at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Image credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Waldorf Astoria Orlando

This holiday season at Waldorf Astoria Orlando, they’re bringing the joy and magic of Christmas to life with a selection of exclusive Deluxe Suites. Each one offers a modern festive decor with old-fashioned charm, to make their guests collect lasting holiday memories during their stay. Available for stays from November 13, 2023 through January 7, 2024

All Holiday Suite Packages Include:

  • Accommodations in a Sparkle & Shine King Deluxe Suite OR Cool Christmas Double Queen Deluxe Suite
  • Daily breakfast at Oscar’s Brasserie
  • Private Holiday Royal Tea experience in your suite*
  • Holiday Poolside Cabana for one day during your stay*
  • Cookie Decorating Kit
  • Holiday Inspired Turndown Amenity
  • Complimentary transportation to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Disney Springs®
  • Daily Resort Fee

Signia by Hilton Bonnet Creek

Experience more of what you love about Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek with their Experience The Stay package that includes a $50 nightly resort credit.

Package Includes:

  • $50 resort credit per each night of your stay
    • Use your resort credit toward a round of golf, spa or dining experience
  • Spacious guest room featuring views of Bonnet Creek or Disney and your choice of King or Double Queen beds
  • Early check-in and late check-out (based on availability during the dates of your stay)

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Feature image credit: Gaylord Palms Resort & Water Park

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TradeWinds Island Resorts, St. Pete Beach

The Christmas holiday is an exciting time of year, no matter where you are! Start a new Christmas tradition and escape to a tropical beachfront paradise with everything you need for the perfect getaway, including delicious dining, beachfront bars, relaxing comforts, and endless activities. Here you’ll stay at one and play at two — with two connecting resorts on the soft white sands of St. Pete Beach. TradeWinds is decked to the halls and has plenty of holiday-themed activities and delicious meals planned for this festive time of year. Jingle all the way to their award-winning shore this holiday and just let go! Check out current offers at tradewindsresort.com

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