BEST WESTERN Orlando East Inn & Suites

8750 E Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32817-4004
Phone: 407/282-3900   |   Fax: 407/282-0416   |   118 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Experience it all - watching exciting games, visiting students and working at nearby corporations - when staying at this charming Orlando hotel.

Sports enthusiasts will be near Amway® Arena, the Citrus Bowl and the Boardwalk Bowl. Unwind on the greens - Rio Pinar Golf Course is just six miles from this East Orlando hotel. Or, if you're looking for thrill and adventure, Orlando Speedway, Firkin Kegler Family Entertainment Center, Congo River Miniature Golf and Waterford Lakes Town Center are all less than 12 miles from the BEST WESTERN Orlando East Inn & Suites.

Many guests also enjoy spending time taking in the area's cultural attractions, such as the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre and Harry P. Leu Gardens. With fine dining and shopping also nearby, there's always something to do when staying at this Orlando hotel.

Make the most of your business trip while staying at this East Orlando hotel - Asbury Theological Seminary, Full Sail University, Siemens, VA Hospital and Lockheed Martin are all within a few-minute commute. Whether you're visiting students or faculty, this Orlando hotel offers a location near Valencia Community College and University of Central Florida.

Feel right at home in the spacious, clean rooms at this pet-friendly Orlando hotel. All rooms offer cable or satellite television with HBO®, complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee maker, a refrigerator, a desk and more. Book one of our 38 suites and delight in an extra special stay. Get a wonderful start to each day with a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, with a waffle station and gourmet coffee selections.

Relax after a day of sightseeing or working in the sparkling outdoor pool and hot tub - adding to the serenity is the tropical landscape that surrounds the courtyard area. We also offer a barbeque area, free parking, a 24-hour front desk and a business center.

For a stay in Orlando with a great location and impeccable service, make a reservation at the BEST WESTERN Orlando East Inn & Suites today and save!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, served daily with waffle station and gourmet coffee selections
  • Outdoor pool tropically landscaped
  • BBQ's
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exterior corridor
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish)
  • Baggage hold
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fax machine
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services
  • Hearing impaired services
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Truck/RV parking
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Electrical adapter, telephone jack and power converters for international guests.

BEST WESTERN Orlando East Inn & Suites

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Longitude: 28.567945  /  Latitude: -81.267865


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We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens

Dedicated to preserving the works and legacy of American representational sculpture, the Albin Polasek Museum's centerpiece collection features over 200 works by American sculptor Albin Polasek. Tour Polasek's historic residence, which is featured on the National Register of Historic Places, and is one of Winter Park's top attractions.

Aside from its exhibitions and collections, guests can tour the gardens along Lake Osceola, visit the gift shop, take yoga and art classes, or drop by the museum's concert series, one of the most intimate in the Orlando area. The museum is open from Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Amway Center

The top venue for sports, concerts, and entertainment, Orlando's Amway Center is an event highlight of the central Florida region. Opened on October 1, 2010, this state of the art center can be arranged in multiple seating configurations, fitting between 16,486 and 20,000 fans and attendees.

Part of Orlando's master downtown redevelopment plan and located near Lake Eola Park, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando, and Walt Disney World, the area hosts professional basketball games, college basketball games, ice hockey games, front stage and end stage concerts, arena football games, and wrestling matches. Basketball fans will likely recognize the arena right away - it is home to the Orlando Magic and it has previously hosted the 2012 NBA All-Star Game.

Canaveral National Seashore

Located in central Florida, the Canaveral National Seashore is a scenic wonder featuring over 50,000 acres of beachfront wildlife just east of Orlando. The 24-mile national seashore is home to thousands of plant and wildlife species.

Things to do at Canaveral National Seashore include the six-mile self-guided Black Point Wildlife Drive, Castle Windy and Turtle Mountain hiking trails, and boating and fishing opportunities on Mosquito Lagoon and Indian River. The three main beaches at Canaveral national Seashore are Playalinda Beach, Klondike Beach, and Apollo Beach.

Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum

A Spanish Farmhouse designed to evoke 19th Century Spain, the Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum is one of Winter Park and the greater Orlando area's most popular venues for weddings, banquets, receptions, and parties.

It also serves an open public house museum on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Visiting hours are from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 12 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Don't miss Music at the Casa during Sunday's open hours or the lectures and performances of the Casa Parlor Series.


Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art house some of Winter Park's most extensive art and pottery collection. Explore the most comprehensive collection of works from Louis Comfort Tiffany and fine art collections from the late 19th and early 20th century.

Visit Tiffany's jewelry, pottery, paintings, art glass, and leaded-glass lamps and windows collection. Don't forget to view the centerpiece chapel interior from the 1893 World Exposition. For guests visiting the Orlando area, the museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Located on the campus of Rollins College, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum is home to a range of art pieces, collections, and exhibits. Housed in attractive Spanish-Mediterranean style grounds, the museum is one of Winter Park's best cultural expeditions.

The museum is located only a few blocks away from the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and offers guests an excellent one-two combination visit of the Orlando area's museums. The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Crealdé School of Art

The Crealdé School of Art offers all Winter Park guests a year-round curriculum of over 100 visual art classes. Adults can take part in over 80 studio courses in ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, and photography. Families can register their kids in the Young Artist Program or have them attend the Summer Art Camp for children and teens.

The school also features some of the most unique art galleries in the Orlando area. Explore three galleries, a contemporary sculpture garden, or drop by the Visiting Artist Workshop series. Guests can also take part in the school's numerous community outreach programs.

Discovery Cove

Make some new dolphin friends on your next visit to Orlando. Discovery Cove is an aquatic theme park in Orlando, found just off of Central Florida Parkway and International Drive. Owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Discovery Cove allows guests the chance to swim and interact with bottlenose dolphins in controlled environments. 

Along with bottlenose dolphins, you'll be able to interact with other animals like rays, tropical birds and fish, and plenty of land animals – it's always an adventure at Discovery Cove. The park does have a max guest capacity of 1,300 per day, creating a more intimate experience. Get there early! The dolphin swim experience at Discover Cove is a 30-minute long experience popular amongst many of the more cavalier guests. 

Hannibal Square Heritage Center

Established by the Crealdé School of Art, the Hannibal Square Heritage Center preserves the history of Winter Park's historic African-American community through permanent and rotating exhibits. Don't miss the award-winning Heritage Collection, which features over 100 archival pieces that provide a snapshot of African-American life in the Orlando area.

You can also catch various rotating exhibitions, public art installations, and educational programs of the African-American experience. Hours are Tuesday to Thursday, noon to 4 p.m., Friday, noon to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 to 2 p.m.

iFly Indoor Skydiving

A top attraction, and one of the most unique experiences you'll have in Orlando, iFly Indoor Skydiving should be on any travel agenda when visiting Florida. Built in 1997, iFly Orlando is a 1000 horsepower vertical wind tunnel where you'll experience the thrill of skydiving without the heights or dangers. 

The 12-foot high, open flow cylinder has a trained attendant with you at all times. Great for almost every member of the family – kids as young as three have flown, and adults as old as 103 have also been known to fly – iFly Orlando will make your visit to the Orlando area unforgettable. No experience is needed, and you can even book your flight online. The entire experience lasts about one hour.

Lake Buena Vista Golf Course

Rated four stars by Golf Digest, Lake Buena Vista Golf Course offers a world class Disney experience on and off the course. Set amidst a backdrop of luscious pine forests, the course is a premier destination for golf in the Orlando region. Lake Buena Vista takes golfers above and beyond the country club atmosphere, as it pulls in the magic of Disney using fairways intermingled with tranquil canals and lakeside villas.

Not only does Lake Buena Vista offer a world class course, it is features a cozy clubhouse and state of the art practice facility, located at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa. Included in the practice facility are four driving ranges and four putting greens, all ample opportunities to hone your skills.

Lake Eola Park

Lake Eola Park, located in downtown Orlando, was developed in 1888 from land donated from a variety of families. Eola Lake was formed from a natural 80-foot sinkhole, similar to many of the state's lakes. Throughout the years, there has been a zoo, an equestrian race track and even a dance area with pier, built on the 43-acre park site.

In 1912, the original signature park fountain was built, followed by a second fountain installed in 1957. It was renovated in 1988 and continues to be an area  landmark. While in Orlando, be sure to visit the park for an enjoyable day outdoors.

Park visitors enjoy strolling the grounds, especially on the path around the lake. Rent one of the swan-shaped paddle boats or an electric gondola boat, for a fun time on the water.

Bring lawn chairs to listen to one of the concerts held in the Walt Disney Amphitheater and gaze at the beautiful fountain lights. At the end of the day, check into one of the local Best Western hotels and enjoy comfortable accommodations and excellent guest services.

Orange County Convention Center

Opened in 1983, the Orange County Convention Center is a major landmark in Orlando. Hosting an array of different events throughout the year, the OCCC is found just off of the Martin Andersen Beachline Expressway on International Drive. With 7 million square feet in total space, the OCCC is the second largest convention center in the United States. The only one bigger is Chicago's McCormick Place. 

When you're visiting Orlando or the Orlando area, make your way to the Orange County Convention Center and check out any number of the events being hosted – from the weird and the wacky, to the downright exciting. Keep an eye out for the Mary Kay Career Conference, the Europa Games & Get Fit Expo, the International Bowl Expo, and Miss America's Outstanding Teen Competition is always popular.

Rock Springs Run State Reserve

Featuring 17 miles of pristine trails, Rock Springs Run State Reserve is the perfect getaway for avid hikers, bikers, and outdoorsmen. Guided trail rides and horse rentals are available along the Wekiva River, just minutes outside of Orlando in the Space Coast region of Florida. Primitive sites can only be accessed by canoe, as swimming is not permitted in the Wekiva river.

The entire family, including pets and horses, can share the great beauty of Rock Springs Run. Public restrooms, trails, and outdoor activities allow for a short getaway just a few miles outside of the city.

SeaWorld Orlando

Sea World Orlando is a both a marine-life and zoological park plus theme-park packed with shows, rides, events, animal interactions, exhibits and tours. The live animal shows feature killer whales, dolphins, sea lions, macaws and even dogs and cats rescued from local shelters. The park also hosts special concerts and special events in Bayside Stadium.

Whether thrilled by the Shark Encounter tunnel, or zooming around on the Kraken or Manta - Fly Now coasters, Orlando visitors love spending time at Sea World. Choosing convenient lodging is easy with several Orlando Best Western hotels nearby, ready to make your stay an enjoyable one.

Universal Orlando

Established in 1990, Universal Orlando is a collection of theme parks set in central Florida in the city of Orlando. Universal Orlando is home to Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, CityWalk Orlando, and Wet 'n Wild Orlando – along with annual events, shopping, and restaurants.

The park features more than 25 rides, including themed rides for Harry Potter, Spiderman, and The Simpsons. Universal Orlando hosts festivals such as Halloween Horror Nights in October, Mardi Gras in early spring, and the Macy's Holiday Parade through December.

Wet 'n Wild Orlando

Opened in 1977, Wet 'n Wild Orlando is a premier spring and summer destination for Orlando and Orlando area travelers. Widely considered to be America's first water park, Wet 'n Wild Orlando was founded by SeaWorld creator George Millay. While Wet 'n Wild Orlando is open year-round, the park sees a high volume of traffic during the summer months. 

As you plan your all-day aquatic adventure at Wet 'n Wild Orlando, make plans to visit some of the top highlights at the park. Check out the Disco H20, The Wake Zone, Wave Pool Surf Lagoon, and the always popular Lazy River. The Brain Wash is an enclosed tornado water slide. The Behemoth Bowl is a lot of fun and was added in 2005. 

Winter Park History Museum

The Winter Park History Museum honors Winter Park's history with exhibitions on early history timelines, oral histories, and the importance of hotels to the Orlando area's historic growth. Explore collections and artifacts from various eras of history and be on the lookout for the museum's constantly rotating exhibits.

Guests can also go for a walking tour of landmarks surrounding the museum, which includes stops like Central Park, Winter Park Railway Station, Parkwood Building, and Knowles Cottage.

Winter Park Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce

The Winter Park Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce is a great destination for all Winter Park visitors. Enjoy 11 video monitors and 3 laptop computers, all showcasing an abundance of information and events in Winter Park and the greater Orlando region.

The Welcome Center also houses the Winter Park Health Foundation Community Room, perfect for meetings, luncheons, and social functions. Don't forget to visit the Center's Galloway Gallery, which features local non-profits and educational institutions.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Wachovia Bank, Wachovia Bank
  • 1.00 mile(s) from AME Animal Hospital, kennels
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Boardwalk Bowl, state of the art bowling center
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Waterford Lakes AMC Theaters
  • 5.00 mile(s) from local fishing, available with FL temporary fishing license
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Rio Pinar Golf Course, local public golf course
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Harry P. Leu Botanical Gardens
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Orlando Amyway Center, home to entertainment and sporting events - home of the Orlando Magic
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Orlando Citrus Bowl, open for sporting and concert events
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, Orlando's performing arts center - theater, music and top name entertainers
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Jai Alai, world's fastest sport with race book betting
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Greyhound Dog Racing
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Orlando Speedway
  • 30.00 mile(s) from SeaWorld® Orlando, aquatic wildlife, entertainment and shows daily - easy access via the 417 Greenway
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Universal Studios® Orlando, rides, entertainment and excitement
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Disney World® Resort, Epcot®, Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, water park, shopping, amusement parks
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Suncruz Casino Boat, gambling casino boat
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Kennedy Space Center, all the thrills of NASA® at the Kennedy Space Center
  • 4 mile(s) from Waterford Lakes Town Center, barber/beauty shop

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 19 mile(s) from Casselberry
  • 21 mile(s) from Altamonte Springs
  • 23 mile(s) from Sanford
  • 24 mile(s) from Kissimmee
  • 25 mile(s) from Apopka
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bank of America, Bank of America
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Hertz Car Rental, Rental cars & truck
  • 6 mile(s) from Siemens
  • 8 mile(s) from Lockheed Martin
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Valencia Community College
  • 2 mile(s) from Barry University
  • 6 mile(s) from University of Central FL, UCF home of the Golden Knights
  • 10 mile(s) from Rollins College, Downtown WInter Park

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 6 mile(s) from Rio Pinar Golf
  • 45 mile(s) from Suncruz Casino
  • 48 mile(s) from Cocoa Beach

Nearby Restaurants

  • 2.00 mile(s) from California Chicken, delivery available, 4:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Steak N Ale, American, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from China Chef, Chinese, delivery available, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Napolitaly, Pizza, delivery available, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Straubs, Seafood, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m
  • 6.00 mile(s) from TGI Friday's, American, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Bennigan's, American, Irish, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Red Lobster,, Seafood, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

BEST WESTERN Orlando East Inn & Suites

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Orlando. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

March 2015

March 4 - May 17, 2015
Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

Epcot Park refreshes its sense of spring with blooming displays, character topiaries, and seasonal dishes.

March 15 - December 15, 2015
Forever Fest

Every 3rd Sunday of the Month, Forever Florida near Kissimmee and Cocoa offers free food, live music, horse rides, and more.

May 2015

May 14 - 26, 2015
International Orlando Fringe Festival

The longest running fringe festival in the U.S. kicks off at Loch Haven Park in Orlando.

May 2015

May 22 - 23, 2015
BBQ Blow Out

The Oveido Mall near Orlando hosts this BBQ get-together. Enjoy food from professional BBQ Grill Masters and more.

June 2015

June 5 - 7, 2015
One Magical Weekend

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park throws its annual Riptide event. Enjoy music, fireworks, and food tasting in between water slides.

July 2015

July 4, 2015
Hunter Vision's Watermelon 5K

Celebrate the 4th of July with this Winter Park 5K run and watermelon eating contest.

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