Nestled amongst the rolling hills of Lake County, Florida, is the city of Clermont, also known as the ‘Gem of the Hills’. Located directly west of the well-loved tourist hotspot of Orlando, this excellent 3* Hot Rate hotel in downtown Clermont is perfect for business guests and those on a sun-soaked Floridian holiday. Hotels previously available at exclusive discounts in Hotwire’s handpicked 3* collection have included the Courtyard by Marriott, the Fairfield Inn and Suites and the Holiday Inn Express. These hotels are renowned for their convenient amenities, from complementary buffet breakfasts and unlimited Wi-Fi internet, to a choice of outdoor swimming pools, contemporary fitness suites and professional business centres. In addition to being just a short drive from Orlando’s world-famous theme parks, this Clermont secret hotel is also located within close proximity to the Florida Citrus Tower and Lakes Minnehaha and Minneola.
Clermont City, located in Florida’s idyllic Lake County draws in a huge number of discerning holidaymakers owing to its laid-back, cosmopolitan style of living and the beauty of its surrounding natural landscapes. The lively city centre is teeming with popular al fresco restaurants, typical American bars and large shopping malls, all within a short walk from this Hot Rate hotel. The downtown area is most famous for the Florida Citrus Tower, one of the most iconic architectural landmarks of the greater Orlando area. Dominating the skyline at an impressive 226ft tall, the tower was built to enable visitors to enjoy breathtaking views over the expanse of orange groves below. The tower also uniquely features a Presidents Hall of Fame wax museum which serves as a tribute to all 44 Presidents of the United States.
Clermont’s most well-known outdoor retreats are found adjacent to the city centre, the twin lakes of Minnehaha and Minneola. Both are the perfect place in which to enjoy Florida’s famous weather and take a dip, go fishing, boating or simply to picnic on the shores. Lake Minnehaha is especially famous as being named after the fictional Native American woman in Henry Longfellow’s 1855 poem The Song of Hiawatha, which enjoys an especially poignant place in America’s heritage.
Families seeking to experience Universal Orlando Resort, the Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park and a host of other attractions need only take a short trip down freeway 50 for direct access from Clermont. In addition to the numerous attractions centred on Orlando’s world-renowned International Drive, children will also undoubtedly love the unmissable Disney World Resort located in nearby Lake Buena Vista.