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, coffee maker, refrigerator, 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 - 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.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, served daily with waffle station and gourmet coffee selections
- Outdoor pool tropically landscaped
- 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
- Mail services
- Meeting facilities
- Conference facilities
- 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.
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Longitude: 28.567945 / Latitude: -81.267865
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From: The north. Take State Route 417 to exit 34, take a left, the BEST WESTERN Orlando East Inn & Suites is on the left.
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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
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.
Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum
The home, also known as the Robert Barbour House, is listed on the National Register of Historic Place.
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 Museum of American Art
Established in 1942, 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.
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.
Established in 1975, 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 while 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 or Hannibal Square Heritage Center.
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.
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. Visitors are encouraged to check out the Hannibal Square Community Outreach Art Classes for Seniors and Youth for a more hands-on experience.
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 entiredeal lasts about one hour.
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.
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 seven million square feet in total space, the OCCC is the second largest convention center in the United States.
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.
View extensive collections of African and American art with a visit to the Orlando Museum of Art, the Orlando area's premiere fine art destination. Catch masks, objects, and textiles from ancient African cultures or browse the lithographs of the Contemporary American Graphics Collection.
Don't miss the selection of ceramic, jade, stone, and more with the Art of the Ancient Americas collection or the museum's classic paintings of American people and landscapes. The museum's hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
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.
A both a marine-life and zoological park, Sea World Orlando is a theme-park packed with shows, rides, events, animal interactions, exhibits and tours.
The live animal shows feature orcas, dolphins, sea lions, macaws, and even dogs and cats rescued from local shelters.
The Orlando 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 coasters, Orlando visitors love spending time at Sea World.
Universal Orlando® Resort
Universal Orlando is home to two theme parks: Universal Studios Florida® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®.
Universal Orlando also features the Universal CityWalk® – where visitors experience excellent shopping and dining, plus entainment like live music, comedy, and more. Check out the Hollywood Drive-In Golf™ or catch a movie at the AMC® Cineplex 20 with IMAX®.
Universal Orlando also hosts festivals like Halloween Horror Nights® in October, Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando® from February to April, and Grinchmas™ during the holidays.
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.
Honoring Winter Park's history, the Winter Park History Museum features 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. The walking tour also stops at the Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, Palm University, and other Winter Park attractions.
A great destination for all Winter Park visitors, the Winter Park Welcome Center and Chamber of Commerce is open Monday through Friday. 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
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 6 mile(s) from Rio Pinar Golf
- 45 mile(s) from Suncruz Casino
- 48 mile(s) from Cocoa Beach
- 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:
Celebrate the Fourth this summer in Winter Park, near Orlando, with a run – it's a the Watermelon 5K. The run starts at 7 a.m., and the money raised here directly benefits the local Track Shack Foundation.
Summer Nights at SeaWorld
This summer, check out SeaWorld Orlando – at night! For nearly three months, you and the family can explore SeaWorld Orlando well beyond the normal closing hours.
Don't miss the greatest living band touring today – Maroon 5. Head for the Amway Center in Orlando on September 9th for this most excellent show. Show starts at 7:30, and tickets range from $28.50 to $123.50.
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