ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - Jan 27, 2012) - Travelers to the new Lake Nona Medical City can enjoy exceptional accommodations and attentive service thanks to an agreement between Medical City institutions and one of the premier hotels near Orlando International Airport.

The distinctive Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel proudly announces its lodging partnership with the developing Lake Nona Medical City, a cluster of health and life science organizations including hospitals, universities, research institutions and companies anchoring the Lake Nona community with the latest in health services, research and technology. Located just 10 miles from the new development, the hotel has entered into lodging agreements with Nemours Children's Hospital, VA Medical Center, MD Anderson Orlando Cancer Research Institute, Burnett School for Biomedical Sciences, UCF College of Medicine, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the UF Academic Research Center.

Research associates, medical professionals, patients and families will find this MCO hotel's spacious guest rooms provide home-like comforts including a refrigerator, microwave and coffee/tea service, while also featuring convenient and lavish amenities such as 24-hour room service and cotton-rich linens. Ideally suited for extended-stay needs, all rooms feature large bathrooms with spa bath amenities, a hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror. Guests can relax with in-room entertainment thanks to a standard offering of premium movie channels and pay-per-view movie options over a 32-inch LCD TV. Two phones with voice mail service, high speed Internet access and a Plug-In panel makes it easy for guests to stay connected while traveling. As an added convenience, the hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to the Orlando International Airport, Medical City destinations and local restaurants.

A stylish choice among hotels near MCO Airport, the Renaissance offers groups 20,000 square feet of flexible event space and 21 well-equipped Orlando meeting rooms featuring high-speed Internet access and the latest in AV equipment. These sophisticated facilities also include a state-of-the-art amphitheater with seating for 55, an ideal choice for continuing education needs; while the 4,200 square foot Vienna Ballroom provides endless options for both business and social gatherings. Dedicated to meeting its partnership with exceptional services to meet the needs of this growing medical community, the Renaissance offers fine catering options from a highly skilled culinary staff and professional event managers to allow medical professionals, researchers and personnel to enjoy the comfort of perfectly executed and inspirational events.

About the Residence Orlando Airport Hotel
The Residence Orlando Airport Hotel welcomes both business and leisure travelers to its convenient downtown location with 297 well-appointed guest rooms and attentive service. Three on-site restaurants offer guests a variety of dining options, including the Fresco Moderne Brasserie, with its wide-range of menu items and fabulous breakfast buffet. Guests will also find several trendy restaurants located nearby, many within walking distance and the hotel is situated for convenient access to popular Orlando attractions including Kennedy Space Center, UCF Stadium, Walt Disney World, the Orlando Convention Center and Port Canaveral cruise port.

Contact Information:

Mike Givens
Marriott Hotels & Resorts