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4.7 out of 5

"The resort is close to everything I visit: the parks and all the fabulous restaurants on restaurant row but quiet when you get to the inn. Staff is fr ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 28 Aug 2018

Hotel Description

4-star golf resort near Universal Orlando Resort™

Orlando retreat

With a stay at this well-placed resort, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Golf Club and within 3 miles (5 km) of Universal Orlando Resort™. Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ and The Wheel at ICON Park™ are also within 6 miles (10 km).

27-hole golf course

This resort features a golf course, a full-service spa, and a marina. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Valet parking is free for guests, and you can enjoy a meal in one of the 3 restaurants.

Free Internet, soaking tubs

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 70 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. Other amenities include free wired Internet, pillowtop beds, and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$168* Per night/room Mar 30 - Mar 31

Lodge Standard King Room Golf View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Home

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Lodge Standard 2 Queens Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Lodge Standard 2 Queens Room Golf View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max


Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Everyone (13)
5 out of 5

Quiet getaway

Pros: Location, charm, and quiet
Cons: Refrigerators in the room
Location: Parks, restaurants, shopping
The resort is close to everything I visit: the parks and all the fabulous restaurants on restaurant row but quiet when you get to the inn. Staff is friendly, and the restaurant is first class

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 6, 2018 by Roy DOS

Thank you for your comments, we try to make our guest's feel at home and endeavor to make your experience excellent... We appreciate that you stayed with us and hope to see you again in the near future

5 out of 5

Bucket List Golf Experience

Pros: The Bay Hill Lodge is a not your typical hotel. This a combination Country Club and quaint comfortable Lodge all in one.
Cons: I can't think of a thing that need to be improved.
Location: Very close to the Theme parks and City Walk.
Exceeded my expectations on every level. The staff of Bay Hill bent over backwards to make my stay an experience of a lifetime. They made me feel like I was a member of the club. I belong to a Country Club and I have never been treated as well as I was treated during my stay at Bay Hill. The front desk staff welcomed me every time I walked in the door and took care of any request that I made. The Bar staff was extremely friendly and answered all of my many questions about Mr. Palmer. The girls that work the snack stand and beverage cart were outstanding. The food and drinks in the restaurant were reasonably priced and very high quality with superior service by the wait staff. The best meal I had in Orlando. The golf course was in good condition and challenging yet fun to play. The Golf Shop staff worked with us on tee times and even found a way for us to play the back nine again after our round. The Lodge and Golf course were excellent but, it was the staff's personal attention caring nature that put my stay over the top!

Posted by , from Birmingham, Al on May 17, 2017

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5 out of 5

The hotel was clean, Staff was polite and helpful.

Pros: Beautiful view from the lounge area and delicious margaritas.
Cons: Lower the price of breakfast.
Location: The hotel was quite close to local establishments but just far enough away.
I was unpleasantly surprised by the price of the breakfast; we went out to eat. The hotel was conveniently close to the wedding activities we were attending for the weekend.

Posted by , from Tampa, Fl on May 9, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 15, 2017 by Roy DOS

Thank you for your feedback and for choosing to stay with us. The staff want each and every individuals stay to be a memorable one. We work hard to continue to live up to Mr. Palmer's standards and carry on his traditions!

4 out of 5

Oasis in Orlando

Nice stay found thru travelocity. Husband and I enjoyed the peace while our daughter visited with a local friend. Located in a beautiful and peaceful area of Orlando, situated centrally for access to Disney and Universal. Lots of great restaurants nearby. It's a golf club and we didn't come prepared with appropriate attire for the restaurants, golf or tennis but enjoyed the pool and the gym. The room was beautiful and right on the golf course. We'd go back again but better prepared to enjoy the services on site.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2017

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5 out of 5


Pros: Everything, especially the staff.
Cons: Can not think of anything.
Location: Great location... Universal is right there , diverse dining right their ,close to all thru ways .
What a gem we have found at the Palmer hotel Orlando.. although we are not golfers, we loved every single thing about this place. This was our second time staying here... the staff is soooo great and the rooms are beautiful, clean and the golf course views are beautiful.. looking forward to our next visit.

Posted by , from Miami Fl on Mar 29, 2017

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5 out of 5
Everything about this hotel was simply wonderful! No complaints . Highly recommended !

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 22, 2016 by

Thanks for staying with us. We work hard to make our guests happy and appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5

I loved the feel of staying at this historic lodge

I loved staying at this historic lodge. The staff were extremely friendly and went out of there way to be helpful. If you love golf, the atmosphere of staying with fellow golf lovers is a treat. I also liked that the lodge is located in a quiet, beautiful area of Orlando. A get away from all the hubbub of the city and Theme Parks.

Posted by on Jan 17, 2016

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4 out of 5

Definitely worth a visit!

We were only at the Lodge for one night and unfortunately didn't have the time to play golf. We found the Lodge to be well maintained, comfortable and a great value. The staff was friendly, courteous and very accommodating. Would definitely recommend a stay at Bay Hill for every fan of Arnold Palmer and anyone else seeking a quiet, cozy retreat from the craziness of the theme park hotels.

Posted by , from South Carolina on Oct 20, 2015

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5 out of 5

Nice, quiet hotel close to universal park

First, we are seniors, who do not play golf, but this hotel kept coming up on our search with very reasonable rates and a 4 star rating, so thought we would give it a try. We were going to Universal studio , but didn't want to stay at the resorts on property.... The Arnold Palmer Bay Hill resort was absolutely perfect! The staff was wonderful...hotel very clean.... And the food was definetly the best!!!! Would definetly stay there again!!! A bonus... Got to meet Arnold Palmer himself!!

Posted by , from ohio on Oct 17, 2015

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5 out of 5

Great hotel!

Pros: That it was beautiful and quiet.
Cons: I wish they had a refrigerator in the room.
Location: Shopping, great restaurants, Disney, and other theme parks.
This hotel is very, very nice. The staff are all wonderful. They were always very pleasant and helpful. The view from the balcony was nice and looked out over the nearby neighborhood. The beds were soooo comfortable. Our grandson was with us and even he said he loved the bed - he's only 11. This hotel is in a quiet area, but just a few minutes away from Disney and other major attractions. Great place. I will definitely stay here again.

Posted by , from North Carolina on Jul 27, 2015

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About the Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge

Location 9000 Bay Hill Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Property Features

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, and a marina. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this resort measures 9000 square feet (836 square meters) and includes a conference center. An outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna are also featured at the business-friendly Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking and valet parking are available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Orlando resort.

  • 1 building
  • 70 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 9000 sq ft of conference space
  • 836 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1961
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Lockers available

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 6
  • Laundry facilities
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free valet parking , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Orlando, FL (MCO-Orlando Intl.) (27.2 km / 16.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking, self parking, and extended parking; RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge offers 70 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 27-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Orlando resort provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). In-room massages, irons/ironing boards, and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Grill and Classic Rooms - Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Bay Window - Overlooking the golf course and garden, this restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered.

The Terrace Cafe - This poolside restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 27-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including 6 outdoor tennis courts. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

The Spa at Bay Hill has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Please note that only 2 guests per room are allowed to make tee times for golf. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 25 for adults, USD 5 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 75 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Orlando
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club Orlando
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Lodge
  • Bay Hill Club
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club Lodge Orlando
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club Lodge
  • Arnold Palmer's Hill Orlando
  • Arnold Palmer's Hill & Orlando
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club Lodge
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Resort
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Orlando
  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge Resort Orlando

You should know

  • Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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