Four Seasons Resort Orlando Named Best Hotel and Best Resort in Walt Disney World in 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Rankings

February 7, 2023,
Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, U.S.A.

U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, named Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort as the #1 hotel in the category of Best Hotels in Walt Disney World and Best Resorts in Walt Disney World in its annual evaluation of hotels that offer high-quality amenities and exceptional experiences. For nine years in a row, Four Seasons Resort Orlando has received a top ranking; recognized as #1 not only for its unparalleled resort amenities and offerings, and connection to Walt Disney World Resort, but for the remarkable guest service the Resort is known for. Four Seasons Resort Orlando has recently enhanced its guest rooms, suites and public areas, and now boasts a Michelin Star rated restaurant, Capa Steakhouse, ensuring the property maintains its positioning as the premier resort in Central Florida.

“We are extremely honoured to be named the #1 hotel within the category of Best Hotels and Best Resorts in Walt Disney World,” says Thomas Steinhauer, Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Resort Orlando. “We are also immensely proud to be ranked among the top resorts in Florida. Our team of hospitality professionals who go above and beyond to provide caring, personalised guest service has come to truly set our Resort apart.”

In addition to being ranked Best Hotel and Best Resort in Walt Disney World by U.S. News & World Report, Four Seasons Resort Orlando was also named as the #6 Best Resort in Florida and #14 Best Hotel in Florida. The Gold Badge ranking bestowed by U.S. News and World Report signifies Four Seasons Resort Orlando is among the nation’s top 10 percent of all ranked luxury hotels. The Resort credits these accolades to its talented team, whose dedicated service truly distinguishes the Resort. For example, Chef Concierge Sandra Ferrarese brings 28 years of experience with the company and is one of only four Les Clefs d’Or accredited concierges in Central Florida. Executive Pastry Chef Rabii Saber was a 2019 James Beard Awards Semifinalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef, and Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi has been honoured with the Paolo Bertani Award from the Italian Academy of Cuisine. Capa Chef Malyna Si is the only female chef helming a Michelin-rated restaurant in Florida.  Talented craftspeople abound, from the incredible culinarians to the skilled therapists of The Spa to the expert golf and tennis instructors.

A highlight of Four Seasons Resort Orlando is the five-acre (two hectare) Explorer Island water park, including a winding lazy river complete with a rapids section, two water slides, an interactive splash zone with water cannons, and much more.  The complimentary Kids For All Seasons program offers organized activities for children ages 4-12. In addition to the fun at the nearby Disney Theme Parks, the Resort offers a twice-weekly character breakfast, the Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy and His Pals.  Adults will enjoy the adult-only pool, 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed golf course, and The Spa at Four Seasons. Recreational pursuits for guests of all ages are sure to provide ample entertainment. The Resort is also a popular destination for weddings, social events and corporate meetings.  Locally, members of Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando can take advantage of unlimited golf on the pristine course, access to the Resort’s tennis courts and fitness centre, experience robust programming including special events, and much more.

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