Urban Commons Completes $27.5M Renovation, Rebranding of Holiday Inn in Orlando
ORLANDO, FLA. — Urban Commons has completed the renovation and rebranding of the former Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando into the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites and Waterpark. The $27.5 million renovation took three years to complete. Urban Commons updated the 777 guest rooms, the lobby, café, lounge, meeting rooms and restrooms, which included renovations with new finishes, fixtures, furniture and other interiors, along with enhancing the waterpark with new pool surfacing, cabanas, outdoor furniture and a designated yoga area. Club Candy, a colorful sweet escape featuring treats and drinks; The Hideaway Lounge, a full-service bar offering appetizers and snacks; Hershey’s Ice Cream, a parlor serving hand-dipped ice cream and fresh-brewed coffee; and a Subway were added, bringing the total of food and beverage outlets within the hotel to eight. The Lagoon Waterpark is in the center of the resort and offers a splash zone, kids’ play area, a four-story water tower, a 400-gallon water dump tank, interactive water toys, climbing nets and water jets, two whirlpools, a basketball court and a nine-hole miniature golf course.