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Orlando World Center Marriott

As a premier Orlando resort near some of the world’s biggest theme parks and most popular attractions, the Orlando World Center Marriott has something to offer for any occasion. With new rooms and easy access to some of the world’s best attractions, a stay at the Orlando World Center Marriott will not disappoint.

The hotel has both family-friendly suites and individual rooms. Finding a place to stay for your next business event is easy, especially if the event takes place in the hotel.

With over 338,300 square feet of event space, the Orlando World Center Marriott has ample space for all your event needs. It has 74 event rooms, with the largest single space holding up to 10,000 guests. From ballrooms to business meeting spaces, this Marriott center can accommodate any business event.

The hotel also offers catering services for events, making refreshment service easy. The meeting spaces can be reserved and customized for your event, rented out for a day, a weekend, or a week. No matter how long your event or convention lasts, the Orlando World Center Marriott can make arrangements.

In order to make arrivals easy, the hotel offers transportation services. Group transportation is available for those who need transport to and from the airport or anywhere else in town. Arrangements can be made prior to arrivals and adjusted as necessary, with flexibility as a priority to cater to your needs.

History of the Orlando World Center Marriott

The Orlando World Center Marriott was first opened in 1986 and was the largest hotel in Florida. Currently, it is the largest Marriott in the world, with 2,008 rooms. It stands 28 stories tall and has a 9-story tall atrium in the lobby. 

In 2002, the hotel built a new tower to hold an additional 500 rooms. The completion of the tower made it the world’s largest Marriott, and it has remained so. 

To expand its convention center space, the hotel started construction in 2007 on what would become the Cypress Ballroom, an area with 104,000 square feet of meeting space. Now, it’s connected to the Convention Center to make access even easier for guests.

Since opening, the hotel has added a total of 6 swimming pools, opened 10 restaurants and lounges, and created a 200-acre golf course. It also boasts over 338,000 square feet of convention space along with the world’s largest pillar-free ballroom.

Geographic Location and Things to Do

The Orlando World Center Marriott is located on World Drive, which was recently renamed from International Drive. Its location provides easy access to major world attractions and the Orlando airport, making it the perfect getaway for both business events and family vacations.

Within an easy drive, you can access world-famous theme parks and attractions such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, the Lego Store, Discovery Cove, Mako theme park, and the Museum of Illusions. You’re also within driving distance of SeaWorld and Pandora – the World of Avatar.

If you aren’t looking to drive somewhere or want something to do at the hotel, you also have plenty to do onsite.

The hotel features its own waterpark with a kids’ splash zone, 3 waterslides, and poolside cabanas. With poolside games organized and arts and crafts inside, there’s always something to do for kids, teens, and adults alike. 

If you enjoy golfing, you can head over to the hotel’s 200-acre golf course. It features 18 holes, and you’re able to book personal golfing lessons to improve your game. 

For those looking to relax and unwind, the hotel spa has all sorts of available treatments that are easy to book before and during your stay. With multiple massages, skincare treatments, nail services, and even waxing appointments, you can pamper yourself all from within the comfort of the hotel.

Before you head to bed for the night or before a night of bar hopping, make sure to check out the hotel’s nightly laser show. From your balcony room or in a poolside cabana, you can watch the 10-minute laser show every night of your stay!

Orlando World Center Marriott

8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida, USA, 32821

Tel: +1 407-239-4200