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About our Hotel

Location: Resort

  • Location: Resort
  • Closest City: ORLANDO
  • Distance From Hotel: 8.5MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-04:00

Check In: 4:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Late checkout available

Credit cards

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • Master Card
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:10
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. Arabic
  2. English
  3. Spanish
  4. French
  5. Portuguese

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

Pets are allowed with a one time non refundable cleaning fee of 50 dollars up to 40 pounds. Pets are not to be left unattended in the guest rooms, there are kennels at the theme parks that can be utilized during the day
Pet deposit amount  50.00  USD  per stay

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Universal Citywalk - Dining and Entertainment
Distance From Hotel:0.5MI
Attraction:
International Drive
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
Wet n' Wild Waterpark
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
Orlando Premium Outlet at International Drive
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI

Parking

Parking

  • Car Parking Available
  • We offer complimentary parking.

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2011
  • Total number of rooms:390
  • Total number of suites:134
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:27
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:226
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:347
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:10
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:10
  • FEMA Property Number:FL4926

Nearby Orlando Theme Parks Make Hotel's Location a Win

Adjacent to the main gate of Universal Orlando Resort®, this Orlando hotel's location places travelers moments from all the magic! Distinguished by its modern facade, thoughtful amenities and genuine service, the Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites - Main Gate to Universal Orlando offers an unbeatable value for vacations and business trips alike.

Pet friendly, this hotel's Orlando setting is a perfect starting point for your family
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Nearby Orlando Theme Parks Make Hotel's Location a Win

Adjacent to the main gate of Universal Orlando Resort®, this Orlando hotel's location places travelers moments from all the magic! Distinguished by its modern facade, thoughtful amenities and genuine service, the Holiday Inn® Hotel & Suites - Main Gate to Universal Orlando offers an unbeatable value for vacations and business trips alike.

Pet friendly, this hotel's Orlando setting is a perfect starting point for your family adventures, Fido included! With attractions like CityWalk, Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios across the street and a scheduled shuttle offering free transportation to Wet 'n Wild and SeaWorld, our guests have a world of possibilities within their reach. The Walt Disney World® Theme Parks are within a short drive, as well, ensuring a proper dose of Mickey and friends.

Proximity to companies like Rotech Healthcare, Martin Marietta and Cues promises convenience for corporate travelers, too. 11,000 sq ft of event space makes the hotel a suitable choice for groups of up to 400, and services like free wired HSIA and Business Center keep guests connected.

After tirelessly trekking from one park to the next, guests return to this hotel for a relaxing swim while the kids are entertained by our cool Splash Zone, or a meal at TGI Friday's. A gift shop, game room and Fitness Center are also offered. Let this pet friendly hotel's location be your Orlando destination!

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Whether you're planning a vacation to Universal Orlando Resort or seeking Orlando hotels for business, this hotel off I-4, near Florida's Turnpike, offers the genuine value you're looking for.

Guest Reviews

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 246 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Friendly service and great bathroom/bed I was greeted promptly upon my arrival here, and at every point of contact with the staff (from the lounge to the restaurant to the front desk) people were attentive to my needs. The air conditioning was top notch as was the bed and shower. I would definitely stay here again. October 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by good location easy to get to downtown and interstate, I chose this location often October 15, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by restaurant Was disappointed when they didn't have the staff in the restaurant to accommodate the folks they had. After all they were a host hotel had to wait for a table when you had plenty of empty tables that needed to be clean. The hostess was not helpful...she could have cleaned the tables but did nothing. I would have rated this hotel higher if not for the service of the restaurant. October 15, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Older hotel but clean For the money charged it was not a great room, the carpeting was burned, no closet and no towel rack. . October 15, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Service and Great Property Loved the staff and facility. I am most impressed with all my dealings with staff. They are beyond professional. October 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome Service and Amazing Rooms Crowne Plaza is one of the most welcoming hotels experience I've received. The friendly courtesy staff make sure that your stay is comfortable and stress free. Where ever there's a Crowne Plaza I will make it my choice of stay. October 14, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Very Loud Outside Noise Hope you are dead tired and a heavy sleeper. The noise from the freeway and railroad tracks next to the hotel made for quite a lot of noise. The property should consider better windows to deaden the sound. October 10, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Service in restaurant Everything about the stay was very good except for the service in the restaurant. We waited for 45 minutes to get our food after ordering. The server only passed by the table one time and said our food would be out in a minute but it took another 15 minutes to get the soup. The soup was seasoned so strongly I had to send it back. I asked the server to check in the kitchen to see if the rest of our food was ready, and if not, we did not want to wait for the rest of it. She gave an excuse that they were doing their best. She came back out with the food immediately which makes me think it had been ready and under the warmer for some time. When she brought the bill, I told her we were not happy with the time it took and that she could have kept us advised about the progress of the food being ready and as she walked away from the table she made a comment to the effect" that she did tell us, which she did not do . October 10, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Just Ok It was a great location to a venue were visiting for the night. I got the suite which had two separate a/c units and the one in the bedroom did not blow cold air. The room service which as expected to take 30 minutes actually took 90 minutes and is extremely overpriced. The parking is also pricey. Overall I might give this place another shot but I would rather try somewhere else. October 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay, once again Great staff and Restaurant--tasty food (try the fish tacos with seared tuna). October 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Room was great, very clean and comfortable I was disappointed about a few things. The outside noise in my room on the 12th floor was a little loud. I-4 ran right beside the hotel so not sure if that can be remedied. The Valet was too busy on his phone to provide me with kind service upon my return from one of the local theme parks in the area. Had to leave my car and assure myself that It would be taken care of. 15 dollars prepaid for the breakfast was to much to me. The rest of the IHG hotels that im used to going to offer the same breakfast with more choices for free. If I return I will not pay 15 dollars for the prepaid breakfast. I did not get my breakfast vouchers upon checking in so had to leave my table to get them from the front desk. Other than that I was very satisfied with the facility.... October 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wonderful Hotel I was very pleased with the Crowne Plaza. I arrived late, but the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The room was spacious and very clean. I'm a business traveler and stay in hotel across the country. Very few rooms I've stayed in have matched the one at the Crowne Plaza. October 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great hotel vist I loved staying at this hotel. The people are friendly and very knowledgeable of the area. I will definitely be back again. October 6, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by COMFORTABLE BED There was some sort of water leakage on the floor we stayed on the carpet outside our room was wet, smelled like mildew. The lobby staff was not welcoming or pleasant to deal with. No one that I dealt with smiled. We used the valet service, and called down from our room to have our vehicle brought around – still we had to wait 7-9 minutes every time for our vehicle. Overall I am glad we only had to stay at this hotel for night, as the stay was not a pleasant stay. October 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable and good service Quiet rooms, clean hotel, comfortable, secure, valet parking staff was very professional, grounds are clean, conference rooms are well laid out. Lobby and entrance clean and inviting. September 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A very nice property I stay here often when visiting Orlando. Spending 100 night a year in hotels give me a good frame of reference for what is required for a good hotel experience, they have it all. September 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Thanks! Received a free upgrade from my status and it was a great room! September 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay!!! I will definitly come back! Fantastic stay!!!This is my 1st time at this hotel and I will definitely come back. The front desk staff were friendly and professional. The food the restaurant was excellent! September 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent overnight stay. Stayed in a room with two queen beds shared by three of us. Hotel was clean and beautiful, staff was helpful and friendly. Great price for the area, will definitely visit again. September 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Crowne Stay Hotel is nice, staff is friendly. This hotel is conveniently located near downtown with easy access to I-4 and the 408. Surrounding areas can be a bit abrasive but it is hard to avoid that in Orlando. September 23, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Look elswhere unless you have lots of money Parking is super expensive and the parking attendants are very rude. overall i had a bad experience at this hotel and i will not be returing again. September 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by FRIENDLY STAFF I STAY HERE QUITE OFTEN AND LIKE HOW FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL THE STAFF HAS ALWAYS BEEN. September 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Enjoyable business trip I enjoyed the food the most even thought it was sometime on the spicy side. The bartender was awesome. Not only great service, but gave great conversation. I would recommend anyone to stay here September 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Staff Great staff, as always. Expect friendly and prompt service that makes you feel at home! The only con is that it would be nice to have a different parking/back door entry system. The self parking gate often doesn't work because room keys become inactivated and if it is raining (which is often) you get drenched when trying to use the key. Also, the room keys don't automatically open the back door (that is closest to the self parking area)--until used to open your room. This is not the most convenient when trying to unload your luggage. September 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by comfortable bed and very good service the only thing I had a problem with was the shower curtain had tear in it that was quite long.but the young lady at the front desk was on top of it and housekeeping had replaced it by the time I returned from my meeting.many thanks to them.everthing else was hunky doryand I most certainly will be staying there again before the year is out September 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Room Service Food was delicious and quickly delivered. The staff also delivered an iron to my room in the morning quickly. September 13, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Modern room Room was modern, spacious and well maintained. Great service and staff. September 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by comforrable bed The beds were great and so were the bathrooms.However, the price of parking was ridiculous. Since we had to pay to park, valet should have been included. September 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great stay The hotel has just about anything you might want. Onsite dining, breakfast buffet, pool, hot tub, fitness center. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable. It is located next to Rt 4 so you can get anywhere you want with ease. I highly recommend t his hotel. September 2, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great shower but poor A/C placement The shower was very nice with its multiple shower heads for blasting clean with hot water, or just relaxing in the rain like waterfall. However the A/C unit was so close to the bed it made it uncomfortably cold while in bed in order to cool the rest of the room. September 1, 2014
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