Radisson Hotels & Resorts has added to its brand portfolio the Radisson Hotel Orlando ― International Drive, a 223-room hotel located at 8444 International...

Radisson Hotels & Resorts has added to its brand portfolio the Radisson Hotel Orlando ― International Drive, a 223-room hotel located at 8444 International Drive in Orlando, Florida.

The hotel  has recently completed a $5 million renovation of all guestrooms, public areas, restaurants and technology infrastructure. Metropolitan Hotel Group is the parent company and owner of the hotel, which was previously the Orlando Metropolitan Resort. Before that, it operated under the Radisson brand name as the Radisson Barcelo Hotel Orlando.


With its reopening, the hotel is offering a special $89 introductory rate for September and October. The rate includes free breakfast buffet for Deluxe King and Deluxe Double Queen guestrooms.

The Radisson Hotel Orlando ― International Drive is a full-service resort with a variety of services including a heated swimming pool, a whirlpool and complimentary access to the aquatic and fitness facilities at the YMCA Aquatic Family & Fitness Center, located next to the hotel.

The hotel offers more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space, including nine separate meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 600 people. Complete meeting and banquet support services are available. In addition to meeting services, the hotel offers free scheduled shuttle service to Orlando attractions Universal Orlando Resort, City Walk, Seaworld, Aquatica and Wet ‘n Wild .

The Radisson Hotel Orlando ― International Drive offers breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Cargo Bay Buffet, Cargo Bay Deli Cafe and Cargo Bay Grill. The Cargo Bay Grill serves a fusion menu of Florida classics with Caribbean flavors and offers both indoor and outdoor dining. For more casual dining, the hotel also offers Ripples Pool Bar and the Cargo Bay Lounge, where guests can also play pool or darts.

Reservations for the hotel can be made online at www.radisson.com, by phone at 800-333-3333 or through a travel professional.

Radisson Hotels & Resorts has more than 415 locations in 72 countries. It is part of Carlson Hotels Worldwide, a leading global hotel company with more than 1,050 locations in 76 countries under the brands of Regent Hotels & Resorts; Radisson Hotels & Resorts; Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts; Country Inns & Suites By Carlson; and Park Inn .

Metropolitan Hotel Group owns eight hotels in the states of Florida, South Carolina, Michigan and Ohio. The company is privately owned. For more information, visit www.stayatthemetropolitan.com.