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Downtown Orlando, Orlando

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Downtown Orlando is the historic core and central business district of Orlando, Florida, United States. It is bordered by Marks Street in the north, Mills Avenue (SR 15) in the east, Orange Blossom Trail (US 441) in the west, and Kaley Avenue in the south. There are several distinct neighborhoods in downtown; "North Quarter" to the north, "Lake Eola Heights Historic District" just north of Lake Eola, "South Eola" to the east and south of Lake Eola, "Thornton Park" in the east, "Parramore" in the west, "Lake Cherokee Historic District" to the south, and the "Central Business District" (or the "Financial District") between Colonial Drive and Lake Lucerne in the center. In 2010, the estimated population of downtown was 18,731. The daytime population was estimated to be 65,000 (in 2010). The 5-mile radius population of downtown is 273,335.OverviewDowntown Orlando is the largest of urban centers in Central Florida. It is home to residential and commercial towers; local, state, and federal government offices; sports facilities; performing arts theaters; art galleries; a movie theater; retail; nightclubs; and parks. Downtown is removed from the tourist areas located in the southwestern half of the city; but does draw a significant number of visitors seeking to experience the "Real Orlando". It is also the location of numerous festivals, parades, political demonstrations, and other high-profile events year-round.
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  • Great to walk around and see the sights. Nice walking at night and bar hopping!! Lots of places to sit, rest and take everything in. Plenty of place to eat and drink. We like to come up in the weekend...  more »
  • The place is very beautiful this reformulated, several shops, restaurants, good shopping to do walk and have fun in a family, it's worth the ride.
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  • Love downtown Orlando. Stroll Lake Eola and enjoy the swans and other birds. Party downtown for lots of great options. Dine downtown for many great options. Love Beth's Burgers for a great quick bite....  more »
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  • Very nice place to stay. The staff was extremely nice and welcoming. Our site was huge and had some really cool decorating choices. Bed was comfy and we didn't hear a lot of outside noises. Towels were super cheap and rough and $22 for overnight parking is insane.
  • From the moment I arrived to visit some guest that were staying there after their wedding I was quickly greeted by the valet staff. They were dressed well and clean look. I walked into the lobby which I observed was very clean and welcoming. I took the elevator up to the floor where our friends suite was and was amazed by the details throughout the halls and rooms alike. I have stayed in the Aloft in New Jersey and will definitely consider Aloft Orlando during my next visit as it is convienently accessible to various locations and also nightlife locations.
  • My wedding party and all of our guests stayed at the Aloft in December 2016. The hotel has great rooms, great amenities and the location can't be beat. The beds are EXTREMELY comfortable, you are guaranteed a great night sleep! The staff and management of this place went above and beyond the call of duty. From the front desk, to the bartenders to housekeeping to management, everyone provided service you wold expect from a ritz carton but in downtown Orlando and a great price. Thank you Aloft for making my wedding weekend great you guys did an awesome job. And they didn't go above and beyond for just me, because it was my wedding. All of my guests were raving about the quality of the hotel, the location, the price and the exceptional service from the staff. Price, location, value, experience can't be beat!
  • If anyone is looking for a great deal on hotels you can check it out on HotelRaven. com Booked a room on there and they had the cheapest rates around... om the moment I arrived to visit some guest that were staying there after their wedding I was quickly greeted by the valet staff. They were dressed well and clean look. I walked into the lobby which I observed was very clean and welcoming. I took the elevator up to the floor where our friends suite was and was amazed by the details throughout the halls and rooms alike. I have stayed in the Aloft in New Jersey and will definitely consider Aloft Orlando during my next visit as it is convienently accessible to various locations and also nightlife locations.
  • What can I say... Wow!! Such a beautiful Hotel! I loved all the awesome artwork everywhere. Definitely a place to stay in the future!