Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando

Come and spend Memorial Day weekend in Orlando and head to the BBQ Blowout for a day of fun and fabulous food.

Memorial-Day-Soldiers-silhouettes-in-front-of-flagThe BBQ Blowout in Orlando

The BBQ Blowout in Orlando will take place on May 27 and 28. Now in its fourth year, the event will take place at the Oviedo Mall and will benefit two organizations, Helpful Hands and the Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce.

If you absolutely love BBQ, this is the perfect opportunity to sample delicious treats from around 20 teams. The event begins at 6 p.m. on Friday and attendees can participate in 45-minute BBQ tours of the event on Friday night at 7 p.m., starting at the Chamber information booth. New this year is a Kid-Que competition held on Friday night, too. On Saturday, the event begins at 10 a.m. with judging for 80 professional and amateur teams after 2 p.m. There will also be loads of fun and entertainment for the kids and plenty of live musical entertainment, too.

Book Your Memorial Day Weekend Accommodations in Orlando
Accommodations sell out fast for this special holiday, so be sure to book yours soon. We offer a military special offer in Orlando for both active-duty reservist men and women and service retirees of our country’s law enforcement, Armed Forces and firefighters. The Salute to Heroes in Orlando offer includes special discounts of the best available rates over certain dates.

Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is the official hotel for SeaWorld. Located across from Aquatica and SeaWorld and just a few minutes from several world-class theme parks, we’ll make sure your Memorial Day Weekend is one to remember this year. Come and enjoy world-class accommodations, hospitable service and top-notch amenities. After a great day tasting BBQ delights, come and unwind around one of the pools or book a treatment or two at our spa. We look forward to welcoming you.




Doubletree Orlando at SeaWorld Special Offers for Your Florida Vacation

Whether you are traveling for business or leisure, the Doubletree has been designed to offer our guests a true oasis. Our pet friendly accommodations in Orlando mean you can bring your four-legged friend on vacation with you. With our Doubletree Orlando at SeaWorld special offers, you can bring the entire family and enjoy being right across from SeaWorld and Aquatica. We are also just a few minutes from some of the world’s most popular theme parks.

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With our special hotel deals in Orlando, you can make your budget stretch while indulging in luxurious accommodations.

Our Salute to the Heroes offer has been designed especially for active-duty reservists and retired members of the country’s law-enforcement, Armed Forces and firefighters. The offer includes special discounts on the hotel’s Best Available Rates over certain dates.

The Hilton Honors Program is ideal for members of the Hilton Honors family. Come and enjoy the many benefits of the program when you stay with us at Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando.

Our Celebration Package is perfect for that special birthday, anniversary or other celebratory occasion. The package includes sparkling wine in your room on arrival and a Wake-Up Doubletree Breakfast either in your room or in the hotel restaurant.

Come and Indulge in Comfortable Accommodations

Our contemporary accommodations offer all the essentials you need for a stylish and comfortable stay during your trip to Orlando. All our amenities will ensure you feel right at home. Our choice of rooms includes:

  • Pool view rooms
  • Garden view rooms
  • Exterior view rooms
  • Tower rooms
  • Junior suite
  • PURE allergy free rooms
  • Pet friendly rooms

If you’re looking for a hotel close to SeaWorld and a host of other attractions and somewhere you can bring your pet along to, book your stay at the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld today.




Come and Spend Mother’s Day in Orlando!

PEOPLE_FAMILY_ happy-mother-and-daughterWhat better way to celebrate the number one woman in your life than to spend Mother’s Day on Orlando? Leu Gardens will be celebrating Mother’s Day in style on May 8 from 9AM – 5PM. Go along and enjoy a day with mom in the stunning 50-acre gardens. Moms can look forward to free admission and you can all indulge in relaxing walks along the winding pathways while you discover all the different gardens. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Leu House and take a tour of the home while you learn about the families that used to inhabit it.

Leu Gardens is a botanical oasis just a few minutes from Downtown Orlando. Each of the gardens has been designed to inspire visitors to understand and appreciate plants. The property also houses the Leu House Museum which showcases turn-of-the-century living for families who used to live there. Both the home and the gardens were donated in 1961 by Harry P. Leu and his wife for the enjoyment of locals and visitors to the City of Orlando.

Book Your Mother’s Day Getaway in Orlando
Go on, treat mom and book a Mother’s Day getaway to Orlando this year. Our Family Fun Package is the perfect way to stretch your Dollars and an even better excuse for an Orlando getaway. The package includes Breakfast for four every morning of your stay.

Besides special hotel offers for Mother’s Day in Orlando, Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld has an on-site spa. Why not book an indulgent spa treatment for mom at L’Esprit Day Spa and truly help her to unwind on her special day?

Guests at the hotel can look forward to a tranquil oasis complete with luxury accommodations and all the amenities needed for the perfect stay. We look forward to welcoming you for your Mother's Day getaway in Orlando.




Check Out the April Events at Orange County Convention Center

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is located right in the heart of the area’s tourism district and just a few minutes from our hotel. You'll want to mark your calendar to make sure you get to some of these well attended Orlando events. 

TRAVEL_PEOPLE_friends on a bus tourOrlando Wedding Expo, Europa Games and More!

The Orlando Wedding Expo
April 17
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
West Hall

By far the most spectacular bridal show in Florida, more than 125 vendors will be under one roof to help plan your dream wedding. The first 500 brides will receive $1,000 wedding expo Dollars that they can spend on services, products and vendors at the expo. The show is the perfect opportunity to taste divine cakes and foods and experience runway fashion shows while familiarizing yourself with all the latest themes, decor and trends. Brides-to-be can also enjoy a little pampering with on-site spa, make-up and hair treatments.

Europa Games
April 29 - 30, 2016

You don't want to miss the thrill of competition at this year's Europa Games.  Whether it's the arm wrestling championship, power lifting, or the flip fast competition, you'll want to be part of this exciting sporting event in Orlando.  Plus, the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is the official hotel of the event.  We look forward to welcoming all the competitors and attendees.

Import Expo
April 20, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Car enthusiasts and those looking to check out the latest in import cars, do not want to miss this car show at the Orange County Convention Center.  Grab your friends and plan to spend a day checking out a wide selection of cars on display!

If you are looking for accommodations for events near the Orange County Convention Center, the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld  is located just minutes from the convention center, making us the perfect base from which to explore these exciting expos. Don't forget, we are also the host hotel for the Europa games. We look forward to welcoming you.


It’s Nearly Time for This Year’s Florida Film Festival

The Florida Film Festival will be taking place from April 8 – 17. The festival will be celebrating its 25th year in 2016. The Oscar-qualifying film festival in Orlando premiers the very best in independent, international and current cinema and performances. Throughout the ten-day event, entertainment lovers have the opportunity to attend world-class events, and mingle with filmmakers and celebrities.

Events Not to Be Missed at the Film Festival in Orlando Event-Ticket-with-Popcorn

The opening night party of the film festival in Orlando is the best way to kick off the festivities. The party will take place on April 8 at 8PM at Enzian & Eden Bar. Attendees can look forward to sampling refreshing cocktails and mouth-watering foods from a variety of local spots. For those who would prefer to immerse themselves straight into the wonderful world of cinema, The Lobster will be premiering on April 8 at 7PM at Regal Winter Park Village.

The festival will also feature a host of celebrity appearances, such as Sissy Spacek. One particular show you won’t want to miss out on is an evening with Mark Duplass, Featuring the Puffy Chair, on April 10 from 7PM at Enzian. Mark and Jay Duplass were a hit at the 2006 festival and promise to be just as comical and surprising at this year’s event.

Several discussions will also be held at the event, including “An Introduction to Cinematography” on April 14 from 9AM – 2PM at Full Sail University. This is a great opportunity to learn about basic exposure and film lighting as well as how to operate different cameras.

The Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld would like to take this opportunity to wish both attendees and participants a great time at this year’s festival, we’re sure you are going to enjoy being enlightened, entertained and educated!

Doubletree Orlando at SeaWorld Hot Dates & Hot Rates Not to Be Missed

If you’re a meeting planner or event professional, consider booking your next function at the Doubletree and take advantage of the Doubletree Hot Dates & Hot Rates.
Check Out These Orlando Special Event Packages

BUSINESS- Close Up MeetingIf you’re looking for Orlando hotel special event packages, book a meeting or event on any of our value days and enjoy Double Dollar Rewards. Some of this year’s special dates include:
• March 20 – 24
• March 27 – 29
• April 3 – 6
• April 10 – 19
• April 25 – 26
• May 1 – 15

What’s more, with Doubletree at SeaWorld Orlando hot dates and hot rates, if you book a certain number of rooms, you earn dollars, for example:
• Book 24 – 49 rooms = $1 Dollar
• 50 – 100 rooms = $2 Dollars
• 251 - or more rooms = $4 Dollars

With your savings you can shop for great rewards, such as VIP upgrades, a VIP Spa package, complimentary Internet access in the event and meeting space, 1-hour cocktail reception or even an IPAD for the meeting planner.

Book Your Event at Doubletree Today
As a professional, you know how important it is to execute seamless events and unforgettable celebrations. At the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, you can rely on exceptional service from our banquet and catering staff. Our catering and audiovisual teams will work with you to ensure every single detail of your event is taken care of to your specifications. We offer more than 60,000 feet of event space along with several conference rooms, we cater for a range of events from meetings and family reunions to varying sizes of social events. Whether you are planning a celebration for the sales team or a low-key executive retreat or that never-to-be-forgotten occasion, we will help you plan the perfect event.


Have Your Next Family Reunion in Orlando

Consider Our Event Space in Orlando for Family Gathering

If you’re planning your upcoming family reunion in Orlando, consider the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld as your perfect venue where we will help you create a memorable occasion. Our top-notch catering staff and teams will ensure that every single detail of your reunion is taken care of and that everything meets your unique specifications. With over 60,000 feet of event space as well as smaller rooms, we’re sure to meet your reunion needs.

Family reunionAs a leading event space in Orlando for family gathering and other special occasions, our catering and banquet team will dazzle your family with their personalized service and incredible creativity. Whether you’re having a cocktail party or full dinner reception, we offer customized catering options along with themed receptions, decorations, live entertainment and cocktails.

Our Orlando event hotel has been designed for complete flexibility, so whether you’re meeting up with family from around the globe or planning an intimate gathering, we will be able to meet your needs for a very special event. If you’d like your reunion to take place outdoors, book our Tower Terrace which overlooks the tropically landscaped gardens and offers seating for 100 for receptions or 60 for sit-down dinners.

Out-Of-Towners Can Book Their Stay with Us

For those family members coming to Orlando for the event, the Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is the perfect stay-over venue. We’re located just 15 minutes from the Orlando International Airport and one mile from world-class golf courses so golf enthusiasts can grab a tee-off time and unwind after the reunion celebrations. We’re also just minutes from some of the world’s greatest theme parks, top shopping destinations and dozens of other attractions. Hanging out at the hotel is just as fun with our three pools, restaurants, outdoor games area and variety of amenities to sure you have an unforgettable stay.

We look forward to hosting your family reunion.

Visit us at Bacchus Bash 2016

Check Us out at the Bacchus Bash 2016

If you’re heading to Orlando in April, be sure to visit Bacchus Bash 2016 on April 1. The 30th annual event will take place at Orlando Premium Outlets – Vineland Ave. beginning at 5PM. Last year the event raised an incredible $120,000 for various hospitality scholarships and grants and this year’s proceeds will continue to go towards supporting local hospitality programs and students.

Bacchus Bash 2015 first placeHere’s What You Need to Know About the Orlando Bacchus Bash
Each year the Orlando Bacchus Bash offers the community a chance to indulge in some great live entertainment. The 2016 lineup of performers and entertainers are still being finalized, so be sure to check back for complete details.  Another staple of the event is the Silent Auction, which promises to feature plenty of exciting items, like sporting tickets, luxurious hotel stays, and much more.

The Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld has been participating in the event for years, and we’ve even won many an award there. This year we will once again be taking part in the Bacchus Bash, so be sure to stop by our booth and enjoy a great day out. Don’t forget to book your overnight stay with us, too, where you can enjoy relaxing at one of our three pools, having fun in the outdoor games area and indulging in several dining options.
We look forward to welcoming you this year!

Celebrate Spring at the Epcot® Flower and Garden Show

Some of the Best Orlando Family Friendly Spring Events All in One Place

Celebrate Spring at the Epcot® Flower and Garden Show
This year, the Epcot Flower and Garden Show will take place from March 2-May 30. Valid park admission is required to attend this special spring event.  If you’re going to be in Orlando during one of the most anticipated annual events at Epcot®, you can look forward to a full schedule of fun, fascinating, and fabulous displays and activities to interest all ages.

Some of the Epcot® Flower and Garden Show family-friendly spring events to look forward to this year include: NATURE_FLOWERS_Tulips
● Over 70 Disney-themed topiaries with loads of new characters waiting to be discovered
● A range of outdoor kitchens proffering delicious little plates and flavorful, refreshing drinks
● Awe-inspiring flower towers, gardens and even wildlife habitats
● Fascinating seminars, exhibits, and demonstrations
● An all-new Harmony Gardens Musical Playground for the kids, complete with world-class net climbers
● The Garden Rocks Outdoor Concert Series, featuring some old favorites and a range of new acts this year, too
● Fun Fresh Weekend promoting great family time together where you can learn incredible advice from gardening gurus while celebrating the great outdoors at a series of nature-themed events
● Loads of kid-friendly fun where kids can connect with nature and wander through different themed play areas, exhibits and gardens, designed especially for the little ones

Come and Stay with Us During the Event
Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld is not only an official SeaWorld Hotel partner, we’re also the perfect base from which to explore some of the best theme parks in the Florida. We are located next to SeaWorld and across the road from Aquatica. Our registered guests can take advantage of our shuttle service to the theme parks.  So, come and relax in our tranquil oasis after a day at Epcot®.


Praise Wave at SeaWorld Orlando Is Nearly Here

As concerts in Orlando go, Praise Wave at SeaWorld Orlando was a well-attended success last year. This year the festival will be held on Saturdays on March 12, 19 and 26, 2016.

ConcertsWhat You Need to Know About the Christian Music Festival in Orlando
During the three weekends in March, the Christian music festival in Orlando will take place at SeaWorld. The festival promises to feature a line-up of popular Christian artists. 

Music festivals at SeaWorld Orlando are always great fun and with the return of Praise Wave, attendees will be able to celebrate loads of festivities in a family-friendly location along with amazing Christian fellowship.   The uplifting musical concerts will feature some of the biggest names in faith-based music and promise to light up the stage in SeaWorld’s Nautilus Theater.  Each evening will close with a brand new Shamu show that has been created especially for Praise Wave. 
Check back to get updates and see the musical line up planned for the 2016 Praise Wave at SeaWorld Orlando.

Plan Your Stay with Us For the Festival
If you’re heading to Orlando especially for the festival, book a stay with us at Doubletree By Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld. We are an official SeaWorld hotel partner which means you’ll be able to enjoy special benefits when visiting the park that is located next to our property, giving you easy access to the festival. We’re also just minutes away from some of Orlando’s biggest theme parks. With lush accommodation and impeccable service, we’re sure you will enjoy your stay with us.  We look forward to welcoming you during Praise Wave.