Diamond Resorts Grand Beach

8317 Lake Bryan Beach Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, 32821, United States | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $116.00

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Rainy Epcot

A travel blog entry by olivianichols


We knew today that it would rain, and it certainly did! Luckliy we had planned a trip to epcot where most of the rides were inside. We got there at the opening hour of 9 rather than the early hour, as we stayed up late last night watching an open air movie, eating popcorn and roasting marshmallows. The kids loved it.

We had quite a few fast passes today and we made full use of it. Firstly we went on the Space ...

Disney Tips

A travel blog entry by spoonball


... The dining website opens at 6:00 am and phone is 7:00 am, both Eastern Time. You can book online any time after that date but you may be in for a disappointment if your own little princess doesn’t get to have breakfast with her favorite Disney princess.


Priority seating required. Call ...

Disney day 2!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by nikkibug1


We were going to Hollywood studios today! And we were pumped!
We were up at 7:30 out at 8:30 and on our way! The weather was warm and it was amazing not to wear a huge jacket and gloves!
We started off looking at a few of the retail stores, Nikki bought some cute Minnie headband ears and I had Oswald bunny ears from yesterday! Then we were off to see Star Wars Jedi training then onto the Star Wars 'star tours' ride!
We stayed for half of ...

Heigh Ho It's Off To Home We Go

A travel blog entry by autour-de-monde


... was ending but what was worse was that we had to start school 2 days later!!

The flights were great, we even got an upgrade to first class at our layover in Atlanta, GA. By the time we arrived home it was 2 am and we were exhausted. The days that followed our arrival back home were filled with disbelief that the vacation went by so fast and was so great. Sometimes we even questioned if it happened at all, or if like it's namesake it was in its entirety solely a dream.

Memorial weekend = Star Wars Tribute

A travel blog entry by camnic


... of "well known actors who did voices or sat inside a metal garbage can while being filmed by George Lucas. I am not sure if he is still a director or even still alive but that is just about where my Star Wars knowledge begins & ends.
For those certain type of people, enjoy & identify these characters. The others feel free to turn away now.....

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This 3 star hotel, located in the International Drive/Universal/SeaWorld area of Orlando, is near Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, The Spa, Hawks Landing Golf Club, and Buena Vista Watersports.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Diamond Resorts Grand Beach Orlando

    Great resort but maybe a little tired now ....


    This is the second time we have stayed here and overall it is a great resort. The rooms are large and well appointed, very clean, and the location is superb facing onto a large lake over a sandy beach so that you can imagine you are on a tropical island.

    Wonderful staff and great rooms


    my family and i stayed here last year a very last minute thing we were practically left out on the street we booked at another hotel when we arrived that hotel residence inn on jamaica court was like a box i called all around to find a nice room that could fit 8 people came across embassy the manager told us to come on down so we did he was so nice took us to see aroom it was lovely secruity on the property was great no one is aloud on the property that's not suppose to be there the hotel calls you with the activities of the day this hotel is nice and quiet if my brother didn't have a timeshare at westgate lakes i would love to come back here if you want a nice place with lots of space this is it .WOULD DEFINITLY COME BACK

    My second home in orlando


    My mom purchased her time share at Embassy back in 96. Last year was the first time we ever used it. Well I did anyway. This place is truly magnificent. I planned a trip with 5 of my closest friends and my boyfriend(all college students), Of course I got the master bedroom and it is amazing. The jacuzzi is definetely the best part of that room.

    3BR, 3Bth, Hot Tub, Wshr & Dryer in Room, Full Kitchen.......


    A Hot Tub in the Mstr Bedroom ! ! Look at the pics, we couldn't believe it. 3BR's with their own bathrooms. A washer & dryer right in your own suite with daily supply of detergent ! ! (Doesn't get any better than that.) You have a private balcony that is SCREENED in with table and chairs ! Full Kitchen with large kitchen table, - refrig. - dishes - coffee maker - pots and pans etc., VCR (for movies they rent out), CD player, ROOMY living area, beautiful views, ...I could go on forever ! The staff is just a delight and there are hot tubs and heated pool outside ! All for a very reasonable price. It will be Embassy Vacation Resorts for us from now on - no one can beat em and believe me we have stayed at many other hotel chains !

    Great Property


    Just got back from a weekend at the Embassy Grand Beach Vacation Resort in Orlando, Lake Buena Vista, FL. I am an owner of a floating week there that was purchased on the resale market. Since purchasing, Sunterra has accquired this property, and I must say that they have great plans for adding to it. I own in Phase I which are the original 3 br/3 bath units with 2 master suites. I prefer this layout to the newer lockout units. We are a family of 5, so what the heck am I gonna do with two kitchens as is in the newer 3 br units.

    Good/bad review


    Our first visit to this resort, and we requested a 2BR non-smoking.



    This place was wonderful. More secluded than most other Orlando resorts. Many activites for people of all ages. Beautiful pool and lake. Most rooms have a nice view of the pool or the lake. The rooms were amazing. There are basically 2 master suites (I stayed in the 3 bedroom). Nice screened in balcony with a table and chairs. People were friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this Embassy resort, and I plan on staying at the Embassy every time I visit Florida.

    Embassy - give it a try


    I was skeptical about staying here as it doesn't have Gold Crown distinction with R.C.I. any longer. However, we found our accommodations to be more than expected. Our three bedroom unit had two huge master bedrooms with ensuites. Large kitchen, livingroom area. Lovely screened in porch. Definitely would recommend this resort. Only complaint - livingroom rug needed steam cleaning - however they were in the process of doing this while we were there. April 27 - May 4. 2003 visited there.

    Very Nice


    Very nice resort. Full kitchen, dining area, living room and 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom is huge with a seperate bath/shower area. Staff is very friendly and helpful. They have planned kids activities around the pool area every day. Most attractions are near by with easy access to freeway. I would highly recommend this as a great alternative to a hotel room at near the same price.

    Great Value!


    This is a really nice resort about 2-3 miles from Disney World. If you book it well in advance you should get a good deal. We stayed over Memorial Day weekend and paid $109/night for 4 nights, but we booked it in January. Same room was going for $199 right before we left. The room was amazing--2 bedrooms, 2 huge bathrooms, a living room with sleeper sofa, balcony, and full kitchen complete with cooking utensils. The pool was nice and they had many poolside activities, including a free hors d'oeuvre and karaoke evening. Staff were very friendly and helpful. When we go back we will probably stay there again, assuming we can get the same deal. This was much nicer and relaxing than our stay at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, which we found to be, of course, over-priced. Definitely worth checking out.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Diamond Resorts Grand Beach Orlando

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent