Explore the Expansive Gardens of the Gaylord Palms Resort

Experience all the wonder and enchantment of the Sunshine State at the luxury Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. The hotel's extraordinary service and superior amenities are conveniently located in the greater Orlando area - less than ten minutes from the main gates of Disney®. Their majestic resort spans over 63 acres and celebrates Florida's history, culture and natural beauty in both architectural style and landscape design. Their extravagant South Beach pool, Cypress Springs Family Fun Water Park, luxury spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and 400,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space allows you to accomplish all your getaway desires without having to leave the resort. 

Sun-drenched and spectacular, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center offers world-class Kissimmee entertainment, restaurants and breathtaking Florida gardens under glass. Stay close to major theme parks and attractions for plenty of things to do in Kissimmee while immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the Sunshine State.

General Information

The Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center will be the host hotel for the official delegations and the host of the Closing Awards banquet.

The beauty of this property is that ALL of the rooms are very large and will all accommodate a wheelchair in the bathroom area. Depending on demand and need of particular rooms, the accessible roll-in shower rooms will either be assigned to an athlete or assigned to a team to share as a shower room. The balance of the accessible rooms will be assigned as needed.

The non-accessible room offers bathrooms that can easily accommodate a wheelchair. The doorways are all 36” (91 cm) and have a vanity which the athlete can pull up to. 

The hotel is centrally located in Florida's most popular city. Gaylord Hotels are renowned for their magnificent atriums and "everything" in one place approach. The breathtaking Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center will offer a unique one of a kind hotel experience.

Hotel Services & Amenities

  • 9 Restaurants and bars on property
  • 400,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space
  • Coquina Lawn- 12,000 sq. ft. of outdoor space with three firepits
  • Creative spaces to mingle, network and socialize
  • Coffee/tea in-room
  • Foreign exchange, nearby
  • 2 recreation pools, one reserved specifically for adults
  • Game room
  • Gift/newsstand
  • Housekeeping service daily
  • Laundry on-site
  • Local restaurant dinner delivery
  • Internet access in all rooms
  • 24-hour room service
  • Newspaper in lobby
  • In room safes designed to accommodate and charge laptop computers
  • Valet dry-cleaning
  • Vending machines
  • Video games
  • Alarm clocks
  • Bottle water in rooms
  • Mini fridge in all rooms
  • Relache Spa on property