Magical Nights on I-Drive

Thursday, August 31, 2023
With the return of Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining event for its 18th year, there’s never been a better time for a foodie to visit International Drive! If you haven’t heard about Magical Dining, it’s a fan-favorite annual event happening through October 1st that lets guests enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at many of Orlando’s most popular restaurants for a special event price ranging from just $40 to $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Throughout the event, up to $2 from each meal served will benefit one or more Central Florida nonprofits that help people in the Orlando community who are in need.
With International Drive’s culinary scene boasting classic favorites, fine dining, authentic International cuisine, and drool-worthy unique dishes you won’t find anywhere else - there is no better time to restaurant hop and enjoy all that Orlando’s vibrant culinary scene has to offer, without breaking the bank. You can learn more about restaurants around I-Drive participating in this year’s Magical Dining event here
But, now you can make your magical dining experience on I-Drive a magical getaway with a stay at one of Orlando’s top hotels and resorts (many of which have on-site restaurants that are participating in Magical Dining) for an unforgettable visit to Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood. Whether you’re traveling from afar and want to experience one of Orlando’s top accommodations for a fraction of the price, or you’re local and want to delight in a mini getaway - Visit Orlando’s Magical Nights offers an opportunity for a magical stay in the heart of Orlando that you won’t want to miss. Check out these participating hotels on International Drive for an experience that will surely be nothing short of magical.

A Tropical Escape

Sure, summer may be coming to a close, but here in Orlando, we get to enjoy tropical vibes all year long! If you’re hoping to enjoy an oasis of relaxation that is complete with elegant accommodations and lush tropical surroundings, a stay at Caribe Royale will not disappoint. Caribe Royale has put together a Magical Nights package that includes it all!
Turn up the heat at one of their many on-site amenities like their tennis or basketball courts, game room or fitness center, and then cool down and make a splash in their massive 250,000 gallon outdoor pool that features a 75 ft water slide. After you’ve had your fill of fun, head to your lavish room and get ready for an unforgettable three course prix-fixe meal at their on-site, AAA 4-Diamond rated restaurant, The Venetian Chop House, for a magical dining experience. This package includes it all for just $269, plus gratuities and taxes. Learn more here.

Magical Views

Avanti Palms Resort and Conference Center is a place where stylish design meets casual elegance, making it the perfect place to unwind in contemporary luxury after an exciting day on I-Drive.
This pet-friendly hotel offers a state-of-the-art property for guests to call home, featuring an expansive pool complex with kid’s water playscapes, a poolside bar and cafe, and of course - magical views of Volcano Bay and the Orlando Skyline. Home to an I-Ride Trolley stop - and situated just one mile from Orlando’s Restaurant Row, and under two miles from Universal Resort Orlando, a stay at Avanti Palms puts you in the heart of the action. Enjoy the views, amenities, and comforts of home, and during Magical Nights, save 28% on your stay - plus, a 2-hour check-out extension. Get all the details here.

A Hop and Skip from SeaWorld Orlando

Planning to make a stop at SeaWorld during your visit? Hilton Grand Vacation Club at SeaWorld is situated just across the street from SeaWorld! This resort offers its guests an opportunity to indulge in the comfort of a spacious suite where relaxation and sophistication blend seamlessly. Lounge around one of the two stunning, palm tree-lined pool areas, enjoy serene lake views, and indulge in a luxurious stay in-between your adventures at Orlando’s top attractions and magical dining experiences at top-restaurants along I-Drive and beyond.
Savor special moments, create cherished new memories, and save 25% on a magical 2-night stay at Hilton Grand Vacations during Magical Nights. Get all the details here.

Location, location, location!

Las Palmeras by Hilton Grand Vacations is just off of Universal Blvd, and just minutes away from all of I-Drive’s most popular destinations, including Pointe Orlando, Aquatica, ICON Park, Discovery Cove, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort, and all of the exciting experiences that await you along International Drive - plus, if you'll be catching a convention show during your stay, it’s just across from the Orange County Convention Center.
You can expect a spacious and elegant room - in addition to exceptional on-site amenities like their expansive outdoor pool area complete with splash pads, lounging areas, and a water slide! And to top it all off, during Magical Nights, you can save 25% on a 2-night stay! Get the details here.

An Unforgettable Stay with Rosen Hotels and Resorts

If you know Orlando, you know Rosen Hotels and Resorts. Each Rosen hotel in Orlando is operated with a total commitment to unwavering honesty and integrity, the security and wellbeing of associates, high quality hospitality products, exceptional guest services, unmatched value, the continuing improvement of the industry, and ongoing enhancement of the community. Let’s just say, once you’ve experienced a Rosen Hotel stay - you’ll see why so many people choose to stay with Rosen, again and again. This year, three Rosen hotels are participating in Magical Nights, and if you’ve been waiting for the right time to experience a stay with Rosen (or have been counting down the days until your next stay) now is the perfect time!

Rosen Centre Hotel 

Stay in the center of it all with serene accommodations, luxurious amenities, and an unbeatable location at Rosen Centre! Home to two fan-favorite dining destinations that are participating in this year’s Magical Dining event, Everglades Restaurant and Harry’s Poolside Bar and Grill, you won’t have to travel far to enjoy a magical dining experience. Whether you’re celebrating something special or simply relishing in the return of Magical Dining, during Magical Nights you can save 15% on their Best Available Rates. Get the details and make your reservation today!

Rosen Plaza Hotel

If you’re flying into Orlando, this could be the perfect option for you, with special services such as their BAGS program that allows guests to obtain boarding passes and VIP carry-on privileges for major airlines at the hotel. Just a short 15 minute drive from the airport and centrally located on International Drive, a stay at Rosen Plaza Hotel offers guests an award-winning experience! Enjoy world-class amenities, including on-site dining and nightlife, including Jack’s Place, participating in Magical Dining, alongside a heated swimming pool, and free shuttle service to the full-service spa and golf club at their neighboring resort, Rosen Shingle Creek.
Add extra magic to your night of Magical Dining with an overnight stay at Rosen Plaza and enjoy 15% off their Best Available Rate, plus no resort fees! Learn more here.

Rosen Shingle Creek 

This full-service resort has it all, so all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy an unforgettable stay. Enjoy Magical Dining at Cala Bella and A Land Remembered, both on-site. Unwind at the on-site full-service spa, head to the new Arnold Palmer redesigned 18-hole par 72 championship golf course for a relaxing afternoon on the greens, lounge poolside at one of their 4 pools and 3 hot tubs, head to the recreational area to enjoy sand volleyball, basketball, tennis, and a game room, or hit a nature trail to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. However you spend your stay at Rosen Shingle Creek, you’re sure to enjoy an unforgettable visit that will have you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and ready for your next adventure. Plus, during Magical Nights, you can save 15% off their Best Available Rate for a magical stay that you won’t soon forget. Learn more today!
International Drive is a paradise for food enthusiasts, there’s no better time to take a bite out of Orlando's amazing culinary scene than during Magical Dining.
If you’re a foodie already planning where you’ll be dining during this special event, don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to embrace the enchantment of both delectable cuisine and luxurious accommodations in the heart of Orlando. Embark on a weekend getaway that combines culinary delights with the magic of Orlando's top hotels, for a memory-filled escape that you'll treasure forever. Book your stay, savor the flavors, and let the magic of International Drive sweep you away during Magical Nights