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Stay at Merlyns Magic - a 3 bed condo @ Vista Cay - close to Disney & Universal!

Bedrooms 3
Space 194 m²
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8

Merlyn's Magic is a luxurious family condominium that's ideally located in the popular Vista Cay resort, just a (very) short drive from Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, and just around the corner from SeaWorld and Universal Studios.

With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this stylish and spacious single-level Vista Cay condo is fully air-conditioned and is perfect for family groups wanting a special base for their family vacation. Why would you stay in a cramped hotel room when you can enjoy all this space and luxury, for less money?

> Private balcony

> Elegant furnishings and decor

> Full kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counters

> Laundry with washer and dryer

> WiFi high-speed internet provided FREE

> Local and long-distance (US) calls FREE

> Digital entry/lock system with unique, private code

We are pleased to offer ‘Direct Check-In’ for guests at this property. Please note check-in is after 4.00 pm on the day of arrival and check-out is before 10.00 am on departure.

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Property Manager
VillaDirect Vacation Homes Orlando
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About VillaDirect Vacation Homes Orlando

VillaDirect provides families with the very best 'home away from home' vacation experience and value in Orlando. With world-class hospitality from a dedicated guest service team, a variety of 2-9 bedroom luxury vacation villas, townhomes, and condominiums located near the Disney theme parks, and prices to fit every budget, VillaDirect has become a leader in the Orlando vacation home industry. We help make family travel simple with our guest-centric approach, innovative rental concepts, reliable service, and commitment to providing our customers the very best value for their budget.

At VillaDirect, your family's vacation isn't just another booking; we understand what a great vacation means to you and your family. We know that the memories made on holiday can last a lifetime. That's why we dedicate ourselves to treating each and every guest that stays in one of our luxury vacation rentals with the highest levels of service, doing our best to ensure that every minute of your dream vacation is how you imagined. Our travel concierge service team is available seven days a week to help plan your entire trip and provide everything you need - from discounted tickets to insider information from our local experts.

VillaDirect's standards of hospitality and customer service are unmatched in the industry and have helped us develop a reputation for going the extra mile for our guests. From decorating a home for a surprise birthday party to leaving small gifts for your children during holiday travel, there is nothing that we won’t do to make sure your vacation is perfect, down to the last detail.

VillaDirect Vacation Homes Orlando purchased this condo in 2008


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Orlando, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 194 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , En-suite with His-n-Hers mirrored vanity unit
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared family bathroom with mirrored vanity unit
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with en-suite bathroom & LCD HDTV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Junior master with adjacent bathroom & LCD HDTV
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Elegant twin room with LCD HDTV
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Stay at Merlyns Magic - a 3 bed condo @ Vista Cay - close to Disney & Universal!
average rating of 4.3076925 based on 13 reviews

We would come back for sure and recommend but cooking tools do lack

  • 4 of 5

Very roomy, comfortable furniture, nicely decorated. Easy to access, and excellent location for most attractions. The cooking tools in the kitchen are very limited though. We always rent condos because we like home cooked meals and this was a bit difficult without items such a strainer, vegetable peeler, measuring cups & spoons. Plus there are no basic foods such as salt or pepper. They do provide a starter package with dish washing soap, a sponge, 1 detergent for laundry in a cloth bag to buy groceries. The computer provided did not work at all and the wifi signal was very weak. Would also be nice for instructions to operate the TV, a recycling program and perhaps a welcoming book telling you rules, pool times, what is expected of you etc. Key pad entry was great.

  • Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to Universal Studios!!!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and two sons enjoyed our stay at Merlyn's Magic. If we were to be in the Orlando area in the future we would definitely want to stay here again. Pool passes had to be picked up at the Clubhouse from the HOA. The condo could use a few more standard things in the kitchen but we knew this beforehand. The only downside was that the Computer/Wifi was not working so we had to print our boarding passes for our return trip and the Clubhouse.

  • Submitted: 16-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious and pleasant but lacking basic comforts

  • 3 of 5

This was a very spacious unit and conveniently located. The kitchen really needs to be stocked more adequately. The basic essentials are missing and we ended up buying a lot of staples like coffee filters etc and even extra toilet paper.

Our biggest issue is that the mattresses are extremely uncomfortable. It’s nice to have a king bed but not if you can feel the coils underneath you. This property is very nice but could be improved in some important ways. It feels like cutting corners to save money is more of a priority to the owner than making guests comfortable. That said, we did enjoy our stay but wish we had slept more comfortably and had things like pizza cutters etc to make the kitchen more functional.

  • Submitted: 9-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The condo was very nice and we had plenty of room for the family. Everything was clean and very nice. Will stay again. Highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: 6-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Large and clean

  • 5 of 5

We loved out stay and look forward to staying here again in the future. Close to all parks. Walking distance to the grocery store. Kids loved the pool and hot tub.

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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October 2017 vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family vacation and the condo was exactly as described there was everything that we could possibly have wanted. If I had to find a negative the only thing I could say was the pool passes were not in the condo so we had to go to office at vista cay to request them to get access to the pool, I think these should be in the condo for the guests we did leave them with a note for the next guests. The check in went as requested and agreed once I called the office everything was emailed to me it could have been better if this had been done the day before but it was no hassle. I would look to book this condo for our next trip as it met all our requirements and I enjoy the vista cay as a location.

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10.9 Miles
Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Nearest Barpub
2.6 Miles
Icebar Orlando
Nearest Golf
0.7 Miles
Shingle Creek Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2.1 Miles
Interstate 4
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Capital Grille Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
56.2 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

This property is located in the Vista Cay community, which is in the heart of Southwest Orlando near the Orange County Convention Center and Shingle Creek Golf Resort on Universal Blvd. The Vista Cay amenities include a clubhouse, theater rooms, a pool, scenic lake views, golf cart availability, garages, and office spaces. Just a couple of minutes away is the famous 'International Drive' with its quality restaurants, family chains, attractions, malls and shops.

Whether you're traveling for pleasure or for business, your accommodations are located strategically for easy access to Orlando's must-see attractions. You can enjoy the nearby theme park destinations such as Disney's Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, Sea World, Legoland, Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Typhoon Lagoon, and Blizzard Beach.

Being in the heart of the number one family travel destination, you will always be able to enjoy world-class entertainment, outlet mall shopping, championship golf courses, magnificent museums, and world famous dining from places such as City Walk, Downtown Disney, International Drive, or the Orange County Convention Center.

VillaDirect offers the widest selection of the highest quality vacation homes in Orlando. We are accredited by Walt Disney World® Resort and can guarantee that your vacation property will be within easy reach of all of the theme parks and attractions. Book your perfect Florida family vacation getaway today.


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