Preview: Four Seasons Orlando sneak peek into sprawling luxury as Walt Disney World prepares new high-end hotel

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Opening in just a few days, the new Four Seasons Resort Orlando will bring more than a touch of class to Walt Disney World. Set within the gated and exclusive Golden Oak community surrounded by trees, lakes and protected wetlands, the Four Seasons presents a massive 23-acre property filled with nothing but luxurious accommodations, lavish cuisine, and plenty of personal attention.

“We could not be more delighted that Disney chose to collaborate with us,” says Thomas Steinhauer, Regional Vice President and General Manager for Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. “Our Resort offers incredible amenities never before seen at a stand-alone luxury resort in Florida. We offer an experience that our guests are going to love, plus endless recreational pursuits on property for guests to enjoy on a day off from the parks.”

A recent preview of the resort, now adding its finishing touches, offered a sneak peek at what’s to come for those who can afford its hefty nightly price tag.


Video: Four Seasons Orlando hotel preview at Walt Disney World


Guests first walking into the Four Seasons will be met with the view of their infinity fountain and golf course. The lobby features these sparkling chandeliers inspired by fireworks.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Located on the lobby floor is the check in and concierge desk.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

On the opposite side there is a information desk that will take care of all your Disney needs such as reservations and tickets, with a subtly familiar shape adorning it.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Nearby, another Hidden Mickey can be spotted from above.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Next to the lobby sits the Ravello Lounge, featuring a bar with both outdoor and inside seating, offering outstanding views of the hotel’s grounds.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

This brand of champagne is in a partnership with Four Seasons and features an exclusive bottle design.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

From within the Ravello Lounge, a staircase leads down to the restaurant with the same name.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Ravello restaurant, a modern Italian restaurant, is where the character dining will be located with Goofy and Mickey, with more characters on the way in the future.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Cuisine at Ravello includes Seared Ahi Tuna and Ravioli with veal shoulder and goat ricotta, expertly prepared.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

The Spa will feature a variation of the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, called Magical Moments. Both boys and girls will be able to get makeovers. The Spa will have treatments based on a questionnaire guests will fill out on an iPad, including the creation of a custom scent.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

The Four Seasons Orlando will have several pools, including a large water park. But for this preview only the Oasis pool and family pool were available.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Nearby, the PB+G restaurant, sits between the adults and family pools, featuring a bar and outdoor seating, serving more casual food.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Food options at PB+G includes fried oysters, grilled chicken, and a brisket sandwich.

Four Seasons Orlando preview

Lickety Split, a café, will serve desserts and cold brewed coffee that takes 8 hours to brew, along with unique coffee blends.

Four Seasons Orlando officially opens to the public on August 3 at Walt Disney World. Reservations are available now. More information can be found on their web site. Check back soon for a complete look at the resort, including the rooms and more amenities.

More photos from the Four Seasons Orlando preview:
(Photos by Reiven Andersson and Daniel Andersson)

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