We just returned from an 11 night stay at Belle's Palace, and would thoroughly recommend this villa to anyone.
First of all - location. Windsor Palms is located near the 192, just off Formosa Gardens Blvd. It's a gated resort, with the gatehouse manned 24hrs a day. It was perfect, only a few minutes drive to Disney and not much further to SeaWorld. There's a Walmart 5 minutes away, just off Old Lake Wilson drive. We made the most of our 11 days, so didn't spend much time on the resort, but what we did see looked lovely.
The villa itself was easy to find, on a corner plot not far from the gatehouse, and the clubhouse is a 2 minute walk away.
We loved staying in this home from home, it had everything we needed and more to make our stay comfortable, and was more than large enough to accommodate our party of 7, with everyone having their own bedroom. The beds were so comfortable too!
After a busy day at the parks, (or mall's) we were more than ready to come back and have a refreshing swim in the pool and then a few games of pool or table football in the games room after tea.
The washer and dryer came in very handy, it meant we didn't need to take a huge amount of clothes with us so we had more room in the cases to take back our bargains from the outlets!
Julie was a great host, everything went so smoothly, right from the initial booking, until we got home. She kept us updated and stayed in touch throughout our stay to make sure our holiday was perfect. I would definitely stay here again.
Just back from a fantastic few weeks in Florida which 2 of them we had the delight to stay in Belles Palace - before moving onto a couple of hotel stays for the extended part of the holiday.
As described and as it looks in the pictures all amenities of a high standard. Great with everyone having their own space - and having a home from home.
Pool / Spa
My favourite part .. nothing better than an early morning dip and read of your book or a late night swim after a busy day at the attractions.
Villa is opposite the clubhouse (screened off) with a shop .. a bar.. arcade...a large communal pool and hot tub.. a good option for a change of scenery.
Other leisure facilities available which we didn't use
One of the primary reasons for booking it's so close to many local food and drink options .. close to Disney (making it cheaper to get a Lyft/Uber to the parks than to pay for parking)
Julie was quick to respond to any initial questions on booking and anything else afterwards making sure we were satisfied and had no issues. The management company also calling on day 1 to check everything okay.
Best holiday we've ever had (2nd to Orlando) - and we are now bought into villa life for our future holidays.
Belles palace will be the number 1 option for our stay if(when) we return to Orlando in future years
In summary I can't recommend enough .. you won't be disappointed.
From the moment we walked into the villa to the moment we left was great!
The villa is situated in Windsor Palms resort which in our opinion has to be one of the best areas so close to Disney and local amenities. The villa was spotless inside and out and impressed us from the moment we stepped inside. The management company called shortly after we arrived to ask if everything was ok and whether we were happy - couldn't ask for more. We have been visiting Kissimmee over the last 13 years and can honestly say this is the best villa in the best location we have had the pleasure to stay in. Credit to the owners! Thank you for making our stay so great.
I have just returned from my third stay at this house in the past 7 years and can honestly say it just gets better and better every time. The location is perfect, close to everything from the Disney parks around 10 minute drive to a 24 hour Walmart only 3 minutes drive and fantastic places to eat on the 192 less than 5 minutes away ! Cannot think of a better place to return back from all the hustle & bustle of the parks to relax in the pool or family fun games night in the game room. Our children especially enjoyed the Xbox 1 & Netflix. Resort is always well kept and staff are very friendly with lots of extra things to do at the clubhouse. Julie is a real joy to work with, always there if needed and nothing is too much trouble. If your planning on visiting the area, book this place if dates are available, you will be happy you did.
Until the next time Julie thank you.
She is wonderful. Though she's several time zones away, whenever I had a question she answered almost immediately. Fabulous service.....& the house was wonderful too. I traveled with an adult in a wheel chair, 2 other adults a 5 year old & twin 3 year olds. Staying at Belle's Palace made it easy to get to the many activities that are available at the club house (which is located directly behind Belle's Palace) even with our crew. .The kids loved the themed bedrooms & the game room with toys, books, stuffed animals, etc. The adults appreciated the gate for the stairway & stroller. For younger kids there's also a pack & play & high chair. Having a bedroom with a walk in shower on the main floor is a must for us & Belle's Palace had that too. We had a problem with door code. Julie got us in the house & is in the process of replacing the lock so future visitors don't have that issue. The one thing that was an issue for our handicapped person was the height of the beds on the main level. I realize that isn't an issue for most but a handicapped person just can't climb or leap into bed. There is a topper on the mattress that could be removed but I believe it's encased in a cover along with the mattress. Having a low profile box spring would bring the level down. Disney is so close we spent the morning at the Magic Kingdom, came home, took a nap & went to Epcot for the evening. It was wonderful! Thanks for making this a magical trip!!