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Old 11-23-2012, 08:18 PM   #1
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Closest 4/5 bedroom villas/condos to universal?

Anyone know which condos are closest to universal? I see Vista Cay and Isles at Cay Commons, but they seem to be 2 or 3 bedrooms. Any ideas?
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:00 AM   #2
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With exception of Vista Cay no short term rentals in the Universal area. Certainly no large villa resorts. I would suggest renting in a community very close to the I4 and you can just drive up there quickly.

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Old 11-24-2012, 08:00 AM   #3
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With exception of Vista Cay no short term rentals in the Universal area. Certainly no large villa resorts. I would suggest renting in a community very close to the I4 and you can just drive up there quickly.

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Any suggestion as to which communities are closest to I-4? We may just end up doing hotel rooms in that area if we can't find something fairly close. I-4 is a mess all day long it seems.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:04 AM   #4
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Westgate lakes is close to universal. Not sure how large their condos are.
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Looks like 3 bedrooms are the max there too. We could do 3 rooms at a hotel because there are 2 beds in each room, but villas don't usually have that. There will be 7 of us, three couples, one single adult and three teenage kids. We'd rather have a kitchen of course.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:29 AM   #6
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I know the two bedroom villas has 2 beds in the second bedroom. That might be the same for the 3 bedrooms and then the pull out sofa. Should give you the same amount of sleeping space and then the kitchen. I agree with the I4 traffic if you are spending most of your time at universal you really dont want to stay down by Disney
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:15 AM   #7
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I'd recommend Emerald Island (2.5 miles from I-4 ):

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And Windsor Hills (2 miles from I-4 ):

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Both of these are in Kissimmee but are close to the I-4 making an easy journey to Universal. They are probably the two most popular off-site Orlando resorts you'll find a broad range of 4-5 bed villas. Worth noting there are the two closest resorts to Disney hence their popularity. If you need further info PM me. Cheers. Dave
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:30 AM   #8
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Honestly, the drive from Wyndham Bonnet Creek (up to 4BR/4BA) isn't bad at all if you take Palm Parkway - turns into Turkey Lake Road and comes out right at Universal. It basically runs parallel to I-4 for the most part without the traffic. We've been there at different times of the year and never had a problem with traffic (can only speak for our experience, of course).
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