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  • Avatar for bernardk36
    By bernardk36
    Updated Dec 24, 2018

    Currently staying in a 2bd/2ba unit, 1200 sq. ft., single story cottage style unit backing up to a golf course. Bedrooms are sizable...

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  • Avatar for davidg1131
    By davidg1131
    Updated Mar 27, 2016

    West Village is our favorite location at Orange Lake. I have been a owner for about 20 years now. We always love our stays and have...

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  • Avatar for rogerg112
    By rogerg112
    Updated Oct 20, 2015

    I have been an owner at Orange Lake Resort for 22 years. There was a time I had considered getting rid of my weeks because they were not...

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  • Avatar for junes53
    By junes53
    Jan 10, 2015

    We have owned for over 30 years. Had the opportunity to exchange and go to many other resorts and there is none that can compare to...

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  • Avatar for shannonw63
    By shannonw63
    Updated Dec 28, 2014

    Staff was rude. Half of the mini golf course was closed down. Many of our electrical outlets didn't work in the room we first stayed in....

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  • Avatar for paulk404
    By paulk404
    Jul 4, 2012

    I am an owner. I vacation there with my 5 teenage children annually and we LOVE it. There are so many activities and the staff are...

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  • Avatar for dannyl11
    By dannyl11
    Apr 20, 2012

    I've been an owner here for many years and come here at least twice a year. My teenage daughter loves the place and I like to play golf....

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  • Avatar for marilynp106
    By marilynp106
    Mar 31, 2012

    My husband and I rented a week off a timeshare owner. The first day we were there we got a phone call asking us to view the timeshare and...

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  • Avatar for betty301
    By betty301
    Updated May 27, 2011

    I highly recommend this resort and any of their many loactions. If you are looking for a really great place for your children, this the...

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  • Avatar for dustiel
    By dustiel
    Mar 17, 2011

    My husband, myself, our 4 kids, and our friends with their 3 kids stayed at the West Village for Spring Break 2010. We had such a...

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  • Avatar for laurah30
    By laurah30
    Feb 6, 2011

    I am an owner at Orange Lake and spent two weeks over the Christmas holidays there. I really enjoyed my stay - our condo was spacious and...

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  • Avatar for ellah5
    By ellah5
    Updated Apr 10, 2010

    When RCI told me they could give me an exchange into Orange Lake, I was hesitant. We had stayed there before and were not pleased. I was...

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  • Avatar for salieb
    By salieb
    Updated Dec 21, 2009

    Just came back from staying at Orange Lake, It was GREAT! The units were the best I've ever stayed at. Everything was new, fresh, modern,...

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  • Avatar for xsinner5o
    By xsinner5o
    Updated Dec 4, 2009

    I stayed for the first time at this resort in January 2006. I took my in-laws for the trip. I was nervous because I wanted to impress...

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  • Avatar for gregg302
    By gregg302
    Nov 24, 2009

    This IS a golfers paradise!! For the past several years I have owned and have come here every fall with a few of my friends and play at...

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  • Avatar for kathy296
    By kathy296
    Updated Oct 2, 2009

    We have been going down to Orange Lake now for 15 + years, we started off with just five in our family and now we are going with 8 other...

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  • Avatar for tracktotrac
    By tracktotrac
    Updated Jun 28, 2009

    I have owned at Orange Lake since 1985 and it has grown. I go every year the last two weeks in April and always have a wonderful time ....

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  • Avatar for sherid26
    By sherid26
    Apr 21, 2009

    We just returned from a week in the West Village. We were very under impressed. We have stayed at several locations through Redweek and...

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  • Avatar for jamesh560
    By jamesh560
    Nov 4, 2008

    I have owned at Orange Lake for ten years and they are always trying to improve. We just returned from another wonderful stay in the West...

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  • Avatar for daniel515
    By daniel515
    Oct 26, 2008

    I have stayed in many timeshares and I must admit that this is probabably the best by far ....! Stayed there one week, great deal, well...

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  • Avatar for greggk9
    By greggk9
    Aug 18, 2008

    We were staying at Orange Lake West Village week of August 9 to 16.I must say we were very happy with accomodations and service.We stayed...

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  • Avatar for tony241
    By tony241
    Jun 11, 2008

    We were there the last week of April. Nice weather, clean facility-office staff very nice. RCI lady in the office was not helpfull at...

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  • Avatar for laura789
    By laura789
    May 14, 2008

    We stayed Easter week at Orange Lake in the West Village. This was our third time at this resort. As always we were completely satisfied...

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  • Avatar for holly263
    By holly263
    Mar 23, 2008

    We were given a registration to Orange Lake's West Village through RCI. We were told that there were be no changes by RCI. However, when...

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  • Avatar for berkyvdr
    By berkyvdr
    Jan 1, 2008

    Orange Lake Golf and Country Club is an enormous resort with several different “village” areas. You could easily spend a week just...

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  • Avatar for diane1702
    By diane1702
    Updated Nov 10, 2007

    Just came back from staying at Orange Lake, and wow, was I impressed! The units were the best I've ever stayed at. Everything looked new,...

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  • Avatar for margaretb19
    By margaretb19
    Jul 14, 2007

    We just stayed the last week of June in a 3 bedroom unit with my 6 kids. We had plenty of room for all us, in a beautiful unit that felt...

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  • Avatar for lorij34
    By lorij34
    May 8, 2007

    This is absolutely without question the nicest resort we have ever stayed at. The facilities and the pools are beautiful, and it even has...

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  • Avatar for emilyt15
    By emilyt15
    Updated Mar 5, 2007

    Stayed in Feb 06 in the older part of the resort. 2 bed unit was clean, kitchen could have been better stocked. The whirlpool was small...

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  • Avatar for lindah232
    By lindah232
    Feb 13, 2007

    We were there for the builders show, and exchnaged through rci. We were in the new area, everything was nice and clean. I think limiting...

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  • Avatar for kathyd123
    By kathyd123
    Jan 10, 2007

    The most amazing place we have ever vacationed!

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  • Avatar for cyndia2
    By cyndia2
    Nov 16, 2006

    We just did an "Extra Vacation" week at Orange Lake through RCI, paid only $350 for 7 nights in a gorgeous two bedroom villa, two full...

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  • Avatar for ernest74
    By ernest74
    Nov 13, 2006

    We actually visted in early August 2006. It was great. We had a unit in the West Village of which some say are old and unwanted. That's...

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  • Avatar for jayjay
    By jayjay
    Updated Oct 16, 2006

    Nicest resort we have ever stayed. So much to do there you never have to leave the resort ..... we love Orange Lake.

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  • Avatar for ralph76
    By ralph76
    Updated Sep 9, 2006

    great golf,pools+++pools++all over the place!!!thing to do day at night!!! great vac...

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  • Avatar for laurav6
    By laurav6
    Aug 7, 2006

    My family and I had an absoulute great time at orange lake. Golfing was great. Our unit was one of the new river island units. It was...

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  • Avatar for joni17
    By joni17
    Jun 27, 2006

    We just returned from this place...WOW...WOW!!!!! We were fortunate enouh to luck out and get the villas by the new Lzy River pool...

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  • Avatar for craigs65
    By craigs65
    Jun 25, 2006

    We have been owners at Orange Lake Country Club for 14 years and we are just amazed that it keeps getting better! Bigger, better units,...

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  • Avatar for lee319
    By lee319
    May 19, 2006

    BEWARE IF ANYONE IN YOUR PARTY SMOKES OR HAS A SMOKE SMELL ON THEIR CLOTHES. My wife smoked on our patio during the stay, NEVER in the...

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  • Avatar for gloria345
    By gloria345
    Apr 30, 2006

    Grounds were beautiful however the villa's were definitely lacking. Wasn't very clean, killed several bugs, toaster didn't work, shower...

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  • Avatar for donnar83
    By donnar83
    Updated Apr 28, 2006

    OLCC is an exceptional resort with outstanding amenities, restaurants, indoor activities and well manicured, spacious grounds. OLCC...

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  • Avatar for mike1590
    By mike1590
    Mar 11, 2006

    Very comfortable. Very friendly and helpful. They are opening a new phase which will be VERY nice.

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  • Avatar for metroscot
    By metroscot
    Feb 15, 2006

    We visited Orange Lake in November and enjoyed it so much that our friends and ourselves each purchased units. Yes the resort is large,...

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  • Avatar for tracey306
    By tracey306
    Feb 13, 2006

    With all the options for lodging in Orlando, this has been my least favorite so far. First the positives: We stayed in a new unit that...

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  • Avatar for susand121
    By susand121
    Feb 7, 2006

    This is the best resort that we have stayed at. You don't even have to leave resort, there is so much to do here. 80 acre lake to fish,...

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  • Avatar for kathyb59
    By kathyb59
    Updated Jan 18, 2006

    Just came back from a stay here. First off must say, was a new unit, interior was beautifully decorated. Quite lovely. Everything still...

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  • Avatar for ronalde19
    By ronalde19
    Jan 9, 2006

    We checked in on saturday very quick. The unit we had was very clean and neet. It looked out over one of the golf courses. I got to play...

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  • Avatar for louisb7
    By louisb7
    Updated Dec 15, 2005

    My family and I first vacationed at Orange Lake 7 years ago. We went there because friends of ours were owners and wanted us to see the...

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  • Avatar for ernestw7
    By ernestw7
    Nov 30, 2005

    My family stayed at Orange Lake in 2000. As I recall, the room was OK. However, the resort is massive. I don't mean that in a good way...

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  • Avatar for geraldd8
    By geraldd8
    Nov 27, 2005

    Our family and many friends have been vacationing at Orange Lake Resort for many years. We purchased a two bedroom unit on our first...

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  • Avatar for oxfordtruck
    By oxfordtruck
    Updated Nov 24, 2005

    Just returned from OLCC on March 6/05. Stayed in a unit in the Tennis Villas-next to the clubhouse. Our unit was infested with bedbugs!!!...

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  • Avatar for lynn127
    By lynn127
    Nov 19, 2005

    Where do I begin? Let's see...we checked in the night BEFORE our week began... (we rented a queen quad $99 for one night since our flight...

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  • Avatar for amys78
    By amys78
    Oct 27, 2005

    This is a top notch full service resort with 3 championship golf courses, top notch golf instruction, water activities, lake, pools,...

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  • Avatar for jackiez2
    By jackiez2
    Oct 24, 2005

    We stayed here in October, 2005. We thought the resort was very secure and private. Our condo was very clean and provided us with the...

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  • Avatar for beth60
    By beth60
    Sep 14, 2005

    A great resort with something for everyone. I would love to own one of these. The 2 bedroom townhomes are spacious, with access to a golf...

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  • Avatar for wendy417
    By wendy417
    Aug 6, 2005

    We stayed at Orange Lake in July 2005 it was our second exchange after 10 years ( we own ) elsewhere and the first for some relatives...

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  • Avatar for gooch918
    By gooch918
    Jul 14, 2005

    I own a 3 bedroom unit in June. My family and I have been coming to the resort for approximately 8 years now. My kids love it ages range...

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  • Avatar for sunorsnowtimeshare
    By sunorsnowtimeshare
    Jun 7, 2005

    It seems that people either love or hate this resort. We stayed here in January of 2003 and have avoided this a choice for trade ever...

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  • Avatar for clare55
    By clare55
    Jun 1, 2005

    We stayed at Orange Lake in April after buying a 2br unit in the Tennis Villas on redweek. Check- in was a breeze. Our unit was clean and...

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  • Avatar for rick123
    By rick123
    May 21, 2005

    I took my family to Orange Lake last month. I own a studio unit and Oragne Lake was great. The resort was in great shape and the unit we...

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  • Avatar for george838
    By george838
    May 20, 2005

    fantastic resort,maybe just getting too big

  • Avatar for michelep4
    By michelep4
    May 19, 2005

    MY FAMILY LOVES THIS RESORT!!! We've owned for 4 years and have been coming for 6 years, with 2 children, 9 and 10, I can't say enough...

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  • Avatar for lee265
    By lee265
    Updated May 13, 2005

    I just got back from Orange Lake on 5/8/05. The resort is beautiful and the 2 bedroom unit is spacious and well maintained. There is so...

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  • Avatar for rmatarrese
    By rmatarrese
    Updated May 10, 2005

    This resort was made for the family vacation with everything you could want. You can spend a week here and never leave the property. The...

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  • Avatar for carol993
    By carol993
    May 7, 2005

    I love this resort so many things to do

  • Avatar for runneral
    By runneral
    Apr 26, 2005

    We had apprehension about buying our unit site unseen from a RedWeek posting earlier this year. We bought in the West Village for spring...

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  • Avatar for kevin195
    By kevin195
    Apr 25, 2005

    Very large resort with nice spacious rooms. Our two bedroom was like a small house. Went to time share presentation and was not presured...

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  • Avatar for brenfrah
    By brenfrah
    Apr 1, 2005

    We visited this resort and were so disappointed. Timeshare sales people were everywhere, transport was needed to get to the pools which...

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  • Avatar for jamie4
    By jamie4
    Nov 16, 2004

    nice complex,well kept rooms,and many pool options

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  • Avatar for litarc
    By litarc
    Nov 14, 2004

    We exchanged a week here and thankfully got a 2br unit in the newest section. Our unit was in excellent condition, clean, spacious and...

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  • Avatar for ronihennessey
    By ronihennessey
    Nov 6, 2004

    We just got back from Orange Lake and it was wonderful. The staff was very friendly and the unit was spacious and very clean. The...

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  • Avatar for winster
    By winster
    Oct 26, 2004

    Have been going to Orange Lake for 4 years now, and love it. Plenty to do ( especially if you golf), close to Disney. Would highly...

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  • Avatar for imhappy
    By imhappy
    Sep 10, 2004

    We stayed at this resort last April vacation because we had heard how much there was to do for older children. I would probably rate it...

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  • Avatar for eileen128
    By eileen128
    Aug 30, 2004

    Recently stayed in a 3 bedroom unit we rented off of The rental process through was very easy with no problems...

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  • Avatar for bobbin0308
    By bobbin0308
    Updated Aug 29, 2004

    We own a week at this resort and it is top notch. A huge resort (need a car to get around within the property). Professional staff,...

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  • Avatar for claudie
    By claudie
    Updated Aug 5, 2004

    We recently stayed in a 3 bedroom villa, clean ,well decorated and spacious, overlooking the golf course.... . We had a wonderful...

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  • Avatar for kathy927
    By kathy927
    Jul 9, 2004

    We own 2 weeks at Orange Lake. Grounds are beautiful. Amenities are excellent. Units are well maintained.

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  • Avatar for gail74
    By gail74
    Jul 7, 2004

    We returned home from OLCC on 6-26-04. What a relaxing vacation it was!! There were alot of vacationers, but none of the pools, beach...

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  • Avatar for april24
    By april24
    Jun 25, 2004

    What a beautiful resort!! Everything you need, and more!! I was so impressed with how well the grounds were kept!! I can't wait to go...

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  • Avatar for irenelf
    By irenelf
    Jun 4, 2004

    The overall look of the resort is lovely, with the largest pool we've ever had the pleasure of swimming in. The unit had everything we...

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  • Avatar for sircharles
    By sircharles
    May 1, 2004

    This resort is fantastic. You can vacation at the resort and never have to leave. Everything you want or need is there. Swinning pools,...

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  • Avatar for james353
    By james353
    Apr 2, 2004

    We just returned from OLCC on 4/1/04. I can tell you where to avoid. Stayed in unit 4023 on Lake Kem Way. The dishwasher fell out from...

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  • Avatar for fotojo44
    By fotojo44
    Updated Apr 1, 2004

    We bought a week 10 years ago, and now we own four. The idea was to exchange weeks and stay in different places each year. However, this...

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  • Avatar for scottcavers
    By scottcavers
    Mar 13, 2004

    Spent a week in one of the 2BR units, Jan 04. Nice rooms and lots of family activities. Pool areas were great, close to Disney World and...

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  • Avatar for colin7
    By colin7
    Updated Mar 1, 2004

    Just got back from a week at Orange Lake CC. Stayed in the North Village in a 2 Bedroom Villa. The children loved to swim at Spalsh...

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  • Avatar for xlnc58
    By xlnc58
    Feb 27, 2004

    This Resort is great for golfers, families with children and even those that just want to loaf. It is a large resort, but somehow you...

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  • Avatar for ginanelson
    By ginanelson
    Nov 4, 2003

    A very nice place to stay. The pool was excellent and they are building a bigger pool complex in 2005 with a lazy river. Should be...

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  • Avatar for fclef
    By fclef
    Sep 16, 2003

    My parents bought two weeks here 2 years ago. The first two weeks of April. Little did I know how good a deal it was. We have 2 three...

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  • Avatar for savidgem
    By savidgem
    Aug 15, 2003

    I just returned from a week at OLCC. It is very close to Disney World and this made the family vacation a blast. The grounds of the...

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  • Avatar for benadams
    By benadams
    Jun 19, 2003

    We stayed at Orange Lake on our first visit to Florida. I was quite apprehensive as it was the furthest we had travelled, but there was...

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  • Avatar for karolann2
    By karolann2
    Apr 21, 2003

    This is a resort to bring the whole family. So close to Disney & many, many amenities. The olympic size swimming pool is the best. If you...

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  • Avatar for bechamp
    By bechamp
    Apr 11, 2003

    Exchanged into resort for a week. Had a 2 bedroom very large beautifully decorated unit. The resort was well kept and huge. Lots of room...

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  • Avatar for stacyl
    By stacyl
    Mar 14, 2003

    I have been visiting Orange lake since my father bought a share when i was 10. I am now 27. It has been a wonderful experience visiting...

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  • Avatar for nnickfreeman
    By nnickfreeman
    Mar 9, 2003

    We had a great time at OLCC but I would warn people that this resort is huge and not all the resort amenities are within walking...

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  • Avatar for wagnerx
    By wagnerx
    Updated Feb 7, 2003

    Super resort. Mr Wilson runs a tight ship. Exchanged here twice, about 5-6 years apart. Resort facilities and units very well maintained,...

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  • Avatar for kcalden
    By kcalden
    Jan 28, 2003

    We have been owners at Orange Lake for seven years now and we have loved every minute of it. This resort is so great, we have used our...

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  • Avatar for jtamlyn
    By jtamlyn
    Jan 21, 2003

    We have been Orange Lake owners since 1985 and we still love it. The resort has gotten bigger over the years and has added many new...

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  • Avatar for sem
    By sem
    Jan 11, 2003

    Exchanged here in Jan. Had a 2 bedroon unit sleeps 8. Unit was clean, but needed new carpet, and furnishings. Unit would not rate 3 star,...

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  • Avatar for crgkmd
    By crgkmd
    Jan 9, 2003

    Just returned from OLCC (Week 52 2002). Great vacation spot. Like everyone says, lots to do on site if you're not into WDW, Epcot, etc.

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  • Avatar for soji
    By soji
    Updated Dec 30, 2002

    We own timeshare in Costa Del Sol, Spain. in April 2002, via RCI exchange, we were priviledged to spend the best holiday we have ever had...

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  • Avatar for dklisowsky
    By dklisowsky
    Dec 29, 2002

    We own at this resort and have spent three weeks there so far. This past spring we spent two glorious, relaxing weeks. We are veteran...

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  • Avatar for bigeyes1
    By bigeyes1
    Dec 27, 2002

    This is a hugh self-contained resort that has every kind of amenity available onsite. Beautiful units, with gorgeous landscaping. The...

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  • Avatar for debbied
    By debbied
    Dec 23, 2002

    Beautiful and well run. Only drawback is the sheer size of the resort. (visited 10/2001)

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  • Avatar for rcispecialist
    By rcispecialist
    Dec 13, 2002

    Another great resort close to Disney. We ended up getting a 3 bedroom unit which sleeps 12. A view of the Tennis courts and basketball...

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  • Avatar for seawatch
    By seawatch
    Dec 7, 2002

    stayed here several times the only downside is that it is so big that you need a car to travel within the resort however whatever you...

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  • Avatar for nwatch
    By nwatch
    Nov 16, 2002

    great place to spend two weeks. we were busy every day, hadgreatweather.

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