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GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
Villas of Grand Cypress
Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Costa d'Este
Disney's Beach Club Villa
Disney's BoardWalk Inn
Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Disney's Yacht Club Resort
Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort
Hyatt Regency Orlando
JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Rosen Shingle Creek
Vero Beach Hotel & Spa
The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort, Bonnet Creek
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Reunion at Orlando

The Alfond Inn
Aloft Orlando Downtown
B in Walt Disney World

Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort
Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Autograph Collection
Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa
Caribe Royale All-Suites Hotel & Convention Center
CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort
The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne
Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Marriott Village
Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal
Disney's Boardwalk Villas
Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney's Old Key West Resort
Disney's Polynesian Resort
Disney's Vero Beach Resort
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld
Doubletree Hotel at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Orlando - Lake Buena Vista
Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando - International Drive/Convention Center
Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista
Extended Stay Deluxe - Orlando - Lake Buena Vista
Extended Stay Deluxe Orlando - Convention Center - Pointe Orlando

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