Orlando continues to grow each year, with brand-new hotels, restaurants, and attractions opening up in the area and 2024 is no different. Here is a list of hotels that are opening in Orlando or expanding in Orlando that are just perfect for a staycation or a vacation. The hotels run the gamut from efficiency to luxury and there are family-friendly options as well as options for parents who need a little rest and respite.
New hotels in Orlando opening in 2024
Here are 5 new hotels opening in Orlando this year.
Evermore Orlando Resort
Embark on an unforgettable family adventure at Evermore Orlando Resort, the latest gem that opened its doors on January 1st. A unique escape in Orlando, it boasts the city’s first beach-like property featuring an expansive 8-acre Crystal Lagoon and a breathtaking 20-acre sandy beach adorned with hammocks, cabanas, and a plethora of recreational activities. Families can indulge in paddleboarding, mixology classes, sandcastle-building lessons, and much more. What sets Evermore apart is the world’s first touchless sunscreen application system, ensuring a safe and worry-free sun-soaked experience.
Designed with large groups and families in mind, Evermore Orlando Resort offers an array of vacation homes ranging from 2 to 11 bedrooms. The perfect blend of luxury and leisure awaits every guest within this beach-inspired haven.
Located within Evermore Resort, Conrad Orlando, the inaugural Hilton luxury brand destination, is set to open its doors on January 9th. Featuring 433 rooms, a rejuvenating spa, diverse dining options – including a signature rooftop experience – and a generous 40,000 sq. ft. of indoor meeting space, Conrad Orlando promises a lavish retreat. Nestled within Evermore Orlando Resort, the property boasts stunning views of a golf course, a two-story boathouse for private events, and Evermore Bay’s Crystal Lagoon just perfect for a beach day, swimming or kayaking.
For those seeking to be in the heart of Lake Nona, near the USTA and the airport, look no further than Aloft Orlando Lake Nona. Opening this month, this trendy hotel offers 205 loft-style guestrooms, 15 suites, wellness facilities, a sports-themed restaurant, and a 10,000 sq. ft. event center. Conveniently located near the USTA National Campus and the Drive Shack golf range, Aloft Orlando Lake Nona combines eclectic décor with nods to its music and technology roots, giving each guestroom a unique character.
Villatel Orlando Resort
Villatel Orlando Resort, situated in the iconic International Drive area, has been gradually unveiling its charms since late 2023. This resort offers private villa rentals with hotel-style standards and amenities. As the phased opening continues, the property will soon feature an adventure waterpark with multi-story slides, a lazy river, a fully equipped fitness center, a full-service restaurant, and children’s playgrounds. By the time it reaches full completion in 2025, Villatel Orlando Resort will boast 526 units, including apartment-style suites and single-family homes.
Waldorf Asoria Orlando
Waldorf Astoria Orlando is ushering in a new era of sophistication in 2024 with a multi-phase floor-to-ceiling transformation. This includes resort rooms, suites, lobby space, and select culinary outlets, such as the renowned Bull & Bear restaurant and a prestigious 18-hole golf course. The redesign accentuates the resort’s unique geographic position within the 482-acre Bonnet Creek Nature Preserve – a haven for guests seeking a perfect blend of nature and tranquility.