Hilton Orlando – Family Resort near Disney World is now part of the Disney World Hotel chain. Our first trip to Disney, Orlando and we start looking for the perfect accommodation. With so much on offer choosing the right hotel can be a task.

After surfing the internet for a few hours we narrowed down to one of our trusted, familiar brands The Hilton. Without a doubt, The Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek was the perfect choice for our maiden Disney vacation.

Hilton Orlando - Family Resort near Disney World.
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek – Family friendly resort near Disney World.

About Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek 

Nestled in a 482 acre nature preserve the Hilton Bonnet Creek is a family friendly resort near Disney World. The hotel has a host of activities for all ages starting from the kids club for the little ones to a beautiful 18 hole golf course. It has recently become part of the Disney World Hotel chain which means it gives you all the facilities and perks of a Disney property with the massive price tag of one.

If this is your first trip like ours, it could be very confusing choosing your hotel. To start with choosing the right location then there are the extra perks that you get living at a Disney Property, the price, the quality of your accommodation and lastly are you getting value for your money.

If you are looking to spend more time in the Disney Parks then look no further than the Hilton Bonnet creek as it ticks most of the boxes.

Location of Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek 

The hotel /resort is located less than five miles from any of the Disney parks so a very good location. How far is Hilton Orlando from the Airport? It is a 30 minutes’ drive from the Airport a 10 minutes’ drive to Disney Springs and the Premium Outlet Mall @ Vineyard.

Hilton Orlando bonnet Creek is part of the Disney World Hotels chain and offers free transportation to the parks.

The property also shares pools, restaurants, and shuttle services with the Waldorf-Astoria next door.

An additional perk is you pay the lower prices of a Hilton property yet enjoy some of the benefits of the Waldorf property.


Benefits of living at a Disney Property –

 Some of the perks you receive when staying at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek:

  • Free Walt Disney World Resort transportation that take you to and from the four parks and Disney Springs at set time.
  • Disney Minnie Van services.
  • FastPass+ selections at 30 days
  • Extra Magic Hours
  • Access to the Waldorf Astoria Golf Course and can reserve a tee time via the Hilton website.


Accommodation at Hilton Orlando – Family Resort near Disney World.

Being part of the Hilton Honors program always helps. You get a few extra perks that come with the Honors programme like dedicated Honors floors on some of the properties.

Our room was located on the 14 floor and had some great views of the pool / golf course and Disney parks. 

The room was comfortable and clean, with all the modern amenities you’d expect from a Hilton Property. We had requested for 2 queen beds and it also came with a 55 inch flat screen TV, a safe and plenty of storage space.

Our room offered us great views of the various parks and we could enjoy the fireworks from the comfort of your own room. Spacious bathroom with premium toiletries, just what you would expect from 5 star hospitality. The property offers a total of 1009 guest rooms.

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek - Family friendly resort near Disney World.
View from room – Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek – Family friendly resort near Disney World.


Amenities at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek 


175,000 ft2 of flexible meeting and function space including 4 ballrooms and a business centre.

Outdoor function space.

Waldorf Astoria Spa featuring 22 treatment rooms.

Kids Club and daily recreational activities.

Private cabanas are also available to rent.

Twelve outstanding dining outlets and bars to choose from across the 2 properties. No matter what type of cuisine or atmosphere you seek there is something for everyone.

  • Beech (poolside bar and cafe)
  • Harvest Bistro (mainly for breakfast and evening meals)
  • La Luce
  • Muse
  • MYTH Bar
  • Zeta Asia- sushi and Japanese fusion dishes
  • In-Room Dining

@ Waldorf

  • Aquamarine (poolside)
  • Bull & Bear
  • The Clubhouse Grille
  • Oscar’s Brasserie
  • Peacock Alley
  • Sir Harry’s Lounge

What is the highlight of Hilton Orlando – Family Resort near Disney World.The highlight of Hilton Orlando is the large pool area including a lazy river.  It includes a water slide and a hot tub that is perfect to soak in after a long day at the park.

There is a small resort fee that gives you extra freebies such as discounts at restaurants, lazy river tubes and towels around the pool area.

All these amenities and benefits make the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek a Family resort near Disney World.

A fully equipped gym offering stunning views of the outdoor pool and includes the latest generation of cardio and strength training equipment.

The hotel has a very handy cafe and shop in the lobby area which is very helpful when you want to grab a quick snack or buy a few cookies or cereals on the go. It offers a microwave and toaster as well so very handy.

Disney Store – As with most Disney properties Hilton now has a in-house store for you share of souvenirs and Disney merchandise.




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Overall experience at Hilton Orlando – Family Resort near Disney World. 

I must say that the Hilton Bonnet Creek stands tall and offers all you need for a perfect Disney holiday in Orlando. It is a Family Friendly Resort near Disney World. 

Gives you all the extras that a Disney property provides at a much lower price tag and the service is exceptional.

The best part of the hotel was the friendly and helpful staff complimented by the quality of the rooms and the food and beverage.

A great stay overall and one I would highly recommend if you are visiting Disney for holiday or business.

We also visited the Hilton Jaipur and enjoyed great Indian Hospitality 


After a wonderful stay in Orlando we headed to see What’s new in New York 



  1. Wow, this place looks absolutely amazing! It seems like the perfect place for a family on a Disneyland Vacation. I never visited Disneyland in Orlando and am not the biggest fan but I sure wouldn’t mind staying here for a few days.

  2. looks like a good hotel for a Disney stay without the high price for a Disney property. Thanks for sharing. Priya

  3. Hilton Hotels are the best! They’re usually slightly above my budget but the quality of everything they provide, including the service, makes that extra money you for it totally worth it. I love the lazy river, I could easily spend half the day just relaxing in the pool, and hot tub. It’s also great that they’re only 5 min away from Disney Parks and offer all these perks in terms of fast passes and free transportation.

  4. This is great, staying at a Hilton but using the facilities of the Waldorf. Winner! The pool looked amazing. I also like the benefits that you get from the hotel using the Disney resort. Also there is such a huge choice for dining.

  5. It’s great you pointed out that the Hilton Bonnet Creek is a family friendly hotel. I haven’t had the best experience in some establishments when traveling with the whole family. The photos above are great! With friendly staff and good quality food/beverages, I guess it’s the ideal accommodation when visiting Disney.

  6. I’ve been to Disney World many years ago, and at that time only Disney hotels on the property offered additional magic hours. Now, it’s fantastic to hear that Hilton is part of the Disney family and also able to extend this courtesy to their guests. Next time I visit Disney, I’ll definitely look into the Hilton because it’s a more posh property than the budget Disney hotels I usually stay at.

  7. We live in Orlando and have visited Disney a few times. Those perks make this hotel very attractive. Shuttle service to the park, Magic Hours, and improved fast pass let’s you optimize your vacation. I could imagine you wouldn’t need a car at all on your trip to Orlando. Considering the budget flights here plus dropping a car plus probably cutting a full day off your Disney vacation you could make this a really great trip.

    • We did not use a car on our whole trip. The shuttle and other option was affordable Uber due to the proximity to Disney springs and parks when required.

  8. The Hilton Bonnet Creek looks just as wonderful and grand for a visit to Disney. The hotel is also in a proper location, not too far from both Disney and the airport. The interior of the hotel looks wonderful. It would be a perfect vacation to stay here and then enjoy a Disney holiday in Orlando.

    • It’s a great property to enjoy a holiday bu itself even if you don’t go to Disney.

  9. People don’t realize that a hotel with perks can save money. So Thanks for highlighting the Hilton. I have been to Orlando and there are so many hotels there that it is not easy to find a good one.

  10. Hey this is a great option for Disney. Good to know that they offer the freebies owing to their association with the park. And the location in general, seems central. The place looks quite cosy and comfortable in terms of amenities too.

  11. Great review! The Hilton Bonnet Creek looks like the best place to stay if you want to visit Disneyland in Orlando, Florida. I visited Orlando many, many years ago and can’t remember where we stayed, but if I were to return I would definitely try this hotel.

  12. Seems like a good deal to be that close to al the Disney resorts. I have never actually been to Disney World before, but I have been to Disneyland a handful of times. At least now I know where to stay when I do go!

  13. The hilton orlando hotel is indeed a fantastic choice. The view from your window is just incredible. I love how beautifully they have decorated the room and the bathroom. Inspires me to enroll for the hilton honors program.

  14. The Hilton Bonnet Creek looks the perfect place to stay and enjoy a Disney holiday. The hotel looks like a great place to relax in, definitely a bonus apart from the fun of the Disney parks. The location too is strategic and with so many perks, the place is a winner all the way.

  15. OMG! This is really a beautiful place and my family would love to have a vacation here.

    We’re actually planning to visit Disney World so, we will definitely consider this. Thank you for sharing about your experience.

  16. Thats an amazing view from the room. Simply love it. Haven’t been that side, nor have stayed in Hilton, so this post was quite interesting for me. And I love the fact that there are shuttles to the Disney resort at set times from Hilton.

  17. The Hilton is a great brand. But it is usually above my budget. However I would not mind spending time there with my family especially on a great Disneyland vacation. I love the pictures that you have shared here and you seem to have a lot of fun.

    • It’s great property and perfectly priced as well when you compare to Orlando hotel prices.

  18. I don’t think I have ever been dissapointed with a Hilton Hotel, and this one seems to be no exception. Orlando is somewhere I’d love to visit one day so I will definitely consider a stay here.

  19. Hilton is a lovely brand and you sure had great views here. Choosing a hotel can really be daunting at times but you have made it easy to pick. The location looks perfect and I like that free transfer thing. Everything about the place looks picture perfect and pampering. A Disney land vacation becomes more special with Hilton, for sure. Thanks for sharing. I will keep it in mind whenever I am traveling there.

  20. Hilton Bonnet creek surely looks like the perfect place for a holiday in Orlando. Whether you are going to Disney or not you can have a great time in the hotel itself. Can see myself in the lazy river for sure spending sometyime.

  21. Orlando family resort near Disney world is perfect place to stay for family break and also it is a huge property with many luxury amenities. The view of Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is really incredible and looks like this place is situated in beautiful surroundings. Also it is great that it has 1009 guest rooms. Would surely look for this stay when I visit Orlando.

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