Lake Nona Announces Plans for a New Aloft Hotel
Orlando, Fla. – (Oct. 7, 2021) – Today, Lake Nona is announcing plans for an all-new Aloft Hotel, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands. Incorporating a bold, vibrant design, the 205-room Aloft Lake Nona will showcase the brand’s signature music programming, lively social scene, and the hospitality industry’s latest technology. Located on Lake Nona Boulevard just north of SR 417, the six-story hotel will be minutes from Lake Nona’s top sports attractions including Drive Shack and the 100-court U.S. Tennis Association National Campus, and the Orlando International Airport. The hotel is scheduled to begin construction in early 2022 and open in fall 2023.
“We’re excited to continue our partnership with Marriott International and bring the like-minded Aloft Hotels brand to Lake Nona,” said Jamie Bruce, Vice President for Tavistock, owner and developer of Lake Nona. “Lake Nona’s passion for innovation coupled with Aloft’s bold, vibrant spirit make this hotel an ideal location where new hospitality innovations can be explored. We can’t wait for locals and travelers to experience the one-of-a-kind personality and amenities that the Aloft Lake Nona will offer.”
The hotel’s lobby space will feature open, collaborative lounges that can easily transition to a vibrant bar and concert space at night. The 205 loft-inspired guestrooms will welcome visitors with eclectic décor and design nods to the hotel’s music and technology roots that gives each guestroom its own character. Aloft Lake Nona will also include 15 one-bedroom suites featuring open floor plans and a mix of textures designed to make guests feel at home. Every room will include Aloft’s ultra-comfortable beds in an artful, clutter-free loft layout. Each guest floor will feature a hydration station with water fountain and ice to keep guests hydrated and refreshed.
Additional Aloft Lake Nona amenities include:
- Re:chargeSM 24-Hour fitness center
- 24-hour business center and Tactic boardroom
- Fast and free Wi-Fi
- 9,000-square-foot outdoor Backyard entertainment area with Splash, a natural saline pool
- Mobile check-in/check-out and keyless entry through the Marriott Mobile App
- W XYZ® Bar and Re:mix® lounge featuring live music, games, cocktails and small bites
- Re:fuel café offering grab-and-go menu of sweet, savory, fast and fresh options 24 hours a day
Aloft Lake Nona will also feature a 10,000 square-foot conference center and full-service restaurant. The flexible conference center will include a 6,000 square-foot ballroom and four additional meeting rooms that provide the latest high-tech equipment and ultra-fast Wi-Fi in all areas. The full-service restaurant will serve a gourmet menu of fresh and satisfying options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Aloft Lake Nona was designed by HC Architecture.
Aloft will be the fifth Lake Nona hotel project to open joining the dual-branded Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott, and SpringHill Suites. This December, the 234-room Lake Nona Wave Hotel will open in the Lake Nona Town Center. Once the Aloft Lake Nona opens, the community will be home to 796 hotel rooms.