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Inspired by the grand palazzos of Italy, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is a true luxury resort which calls America's playground home. Test your skills against the championship-level golf course or rejuvenate with unique herbal treatments at our spa. Extraordinary culinary experiences beckon, including inspired farm-to-table dining. Bask in the Florida sunshine by our lazy river or join one of our Grande Lakes Sports experiences.

  • 582 luxury guest rooms and suites
  • 11 exceptional dining establishments
  • Recreational activities for kids
  • A 40,000-square-foot spa with a salon
  • 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center
  • 18-hole Greg Norman-designed golf course
  • Grande Lakes Sports experiences
  • Easy access to family-friendly attractions
  • Close proximity to MCO (10 miles)

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Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Private balconies
  • Marble baths with two sinks
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Lighted makeup mirror, hair dryer and scale
  • European toiletries
  • Plush terry robes and slippers
  • Computer and fax connections
  • Wireless Internet access and high-speed data port connection
  • Multiline telephones with voice mail in all of our resort guest rooms
  • 65-inch HD LCD television
  • iPod Dock 
  • In-room safe
  • Barrier-free access
  • Twice-daily maid service

Property Features & Amenities

  • 40,000-square-foot spa with 40 treatment rooms featuring citrus-inspired treatments, private lap pool, wellness center, spa café, and boutique
  • 18-hole Greg Norman-signature golf course featuring the optional Ritz-Carlton Golf Caddie Concierge program
  • Grande Lakes Sports Experiences feature a fishing school and private guided Eco-Tours on Shingle Creek, the headwaters to the Florida Everglades
  • 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space and over 70,000 square feet of outdoor event space with an additional 100,800 square feet of indoor meeting space available at our Florida resort
  • A total of 11 fine dining options available at Grande Lakes Orlando
  • Three pools: resort pool, Spa private lap pool, and Grande Lakes Waterpark at the adjacent JW Marriott featuring lazy river, waterslides, and Jacuzzis
  • Two pools and Grande Lakes Waterpark
  • Poolside cabanas with personal concierge service
  • Ritz Kids® program offering a variety of supervised activities for children ages 4-12 
  • Three lighted tennis courts 
  • Business center 
  • The Ritz-Carlton Signature Shop featuring logo apparel and a wide array of gift items and sundries

Business Services

  • Copy service
  • Secretarial service
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Notary public
  • Fee for each additional page of outgoing fax
  • Fee for first page of outgoing fax
  • Overnight delivery/pickup
  • Post/parcel
  • Full-service business center
  • Full business center, onsite
  • On-site business center is staffed
  • Fax service
  • Translator

Awards and Accolades

  • AAA Five Diamond Rating (2022)
  • Forbes Travel Guide – Four Stars (2021)
  • TripAdvisor Travelers Choice 2020
  • Family Vacation Critic “Best Florida Family Hotel and Kid Friendly Resorts” – 2020
  • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotel Rankings
    #2 Best Orlando – Walt Disney World Hotels
  • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Orlando-Walt Disney World Hotels - #17
  • US News Travel – U.S. News Best Hotels 2020 – #3
  • Southwest Orlando Bulletin – Best of Southwest 2021 – Best Wedding Location #2
  • Conde Nast Traveler Magazine “Readers’ Choice Awards #2 in 2019”
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards – 15 Best Hotels in Orlando, FL – 2019 #2
  • U.S. News & World Report’s Gold Badge Winner “Best Hotels in the USA” - 2018
  • See more of The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lake’s Awards (PDF)

Hotel Policies

  • Cancellation at our Orlando vacation resort is permitted up to five days prior to arrival
  • Check-In: 4 p.m. / Check-Out: 11 a.m.
  • All guest rooms and public areas are non-smoking; there are designated outdoor smoking areas
  • Valet parking fee: $50 daily

$48 Daily Resort Fee Includes:

  • Enhanced High Speed Guest Room Internet
  • Mountain Bike Rental at Grande Lakes Sports (two bikes, one hour/day/room)
  • Driving Range Privileges
  • Two Pool Floats at the JW Marriott® Lazy River Pool
  •  Shuttle Transportation to SeaWorld®, Walt Disney World® and Universal® Orlando (24-hour advance reservations required)
  • Fitness Center Class for two guests (one class per day, per room)
  • Tennis Court access for two guests (one hour per day, per room)
  • Daily Resort Fee: $48 ($179 Value)

Pet Policy

  • Dogs and cats 40 pounds or less are welcome and require advance registration (two maximum per room)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended within guestroom and must be fully trained and appropriately retrained by the owner at all times.
  • There is $150 USD (+ tax) non-refundable maintenance and restoration fee per stay
  • Non-service animals are prohibited from the spa, pool and restaurant areas


  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Hotel has on site accessible self-parking
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities


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