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Below you’ll find our latest news, press, and announcements.


We are always honored to be recognized over the years by the most reputable industry organizations and respected publications in the world for meeting the highest possible standards of hospitality and service.

International Hotel Awards

  • 2020-2021 Highly Commended Luxury Hotel USA 
  • 2020-2021 Winner of Best Resort Hotel Americas
  • 2020-2021 Winner of Best Resort Hotel USA
  • 2020-2021 Highly Commended Spa Hotel USA
  • 2020-2021 Highly Commended Wedding Venue USA
  • 2020-2021 International FIVE STAR Hotel
  • 2019-2020 Highly Commended USA Hotel 
  • 2019-2020 International FOUR STAR Hotel

Other Awards

  • 2018 HSMAI Adrian Award
  • 2018 The Stella Awards


  • 2021 Loved By Guests Family Winner
  • 2020 Loved By Guests Award Winner
  • 2019 Loved By Guests Family Winner
  • 2018 Loved By Guests Spa Winner - Top 100 Spa 


  • 2022 Traveller's Choice Best of the Best - #20 of 25 Hotels for Families — United States
  • 2021 Traveller's Choice Best of the Best - #7 of 25 in the US for Most Saved Hotels
  • 2020 Traveller's Choice Best of the Best - #16 of 25 in the US for Most Saved Hotels
  • 2018 - 2020 Excellence Award

Press Releases


The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando Awarded by Tripadvisor in 2022 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Family Hotels

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – May 25, 2022 – The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for Best Family Hotel ranking number 20 out of 25 hotels.  This is the third year in a row The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando, currently celebrating five years of operation, has made this prestigious list.  In a year of heavy competition and changing traveler priorities, The Grove exceeded expectations and has been lauded as one of their favorites. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, the Travelers’ Choice Awards honor the best in travel, recognizing the places that delivered the most exceptional experiences. “Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Winners,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “The Travelers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests. Ranking among the Best of the Best is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. Whether it's using new technology, implementing safety measures, or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you've taken to meet travelers' new demands. You've adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity."

To see traveler reviews and more details on the accommodation and popular amenities at The Grove, visit The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando.


Celebrating its fifth anniversary, The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando opened its first phase in March 2017 as an expansive 106-acre hotel destination located just minutes from the west entrance of Walt Disney World®.  Set on Lake Austin and amid a portion of Central Florida’s conservation grounds, the resort is a sanctuary from the boisterous pace of the outside world, neighboring theme parks, luxury shopping, and entertainment centers. Each of The Grove’s residential-style suites feature a full kitchen, full-size washer and dryer, multiple bathrooms, and screened patio – offering guests all the comforts of home, while the resort’s hearty collection of amenities deliver the luxuries of a full-service resort. Guests enjoy three swimming pools, a selection of watersports and nature activities at The Grove’s Lake Austin Pier, the intimate Escape Spa, fitness center, a children’s activities area, the 7,000 square foot Flip Flop’s Family Fun Center with 65 state-of-the-art games and glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, as well as food and drink options that include the largescale grab-and-go-style Alfresco Market, the poolside Springs Bar & Grill, and the resort’s main restaurant, Valencia. The Grove’s signature Surfari Water Park includes an interactive water tower with multiple slides, a kid’s activity pool, a lazy river stretching almost 700 feet, and a FlowRider® Double surf simulator as well as its own poolside eatery, Longboard Bar & Grill.  The Grove ’s meeting and special event facilities offer 6,000 square feet of flexible space and is available for weddings, family reunions, and other special occasions.  For more information, please visit www.GroveResortOrlando.com and follow the resort at Facebook.com/thegroveresortorlando and on Twitter and Instagram at @thegroveresort.

About Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel guidance platform*, helps hundreds of millions of people each month** become better travelers, from planning to booking to taking a trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to discover where to stay, what to do and where to eat based on guidance from those who have been there before. With more than 988 million reviews and opinions of nearly 8 million businesses, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to find deals on accommodations, book experiences, reserve tables at delicious restaurants and discover great places nearby. As a travel guidance company available in 43 markets and 22 languages, Tripadvisor makes planning easy no matter the trip type.

* Source: SimilarWeb, unique users de-duplicated monthly, September 2021
** Source: Tripadvisor internal log files


Anna Stone
The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando
Phone: 615-979-2283