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

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,097 sq ft
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.

More Details

Property Manager
VillaDirect Vacation Homes Orlando
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 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:
  • 2097 sq ft
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
  • 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 ...
  • 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 4.4444447 based on 18 reviews

Wonderful accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautifully decorated, conveniently located, spacious condo for our vacation with extended family to Orlando. The walking/jogging trail was great for us and the long pool hours were convenient. We were able to get supplies easily with a short walk to a local Walgreens. I would strongly recommend this property to anyone and hoping to stay here again on our next visit!

  • Submitted: 9-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space

  • 4 of 5

We had a very comfortable stay, large unit with plenty of room.. the only complaint would be the kitchen is not very functional if you plan on cooking.. pots and pans need an upgrade.

We had someone on the pullout sofa and were told it was not comfortable and the extra blankets are stiff and scratchy but other than that we were happy.

  • Submitted: 25-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hamden, CT. United States of America

Beautiful, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed staying here and I know well be back next year.

  • Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Carole. Thanks for leaving us a great review! We are thrilled you enjoyed the accommodation and we look forward to welcoming you back next year!
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Best place in the Resort!

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing! Lots of room, beautiful rooms with great views, even a bonus room with a pull out couch. The kitchen area was small but worked well for us. Stayed here for a business convention, loved that there are single beds in the one room, we had multiple people stay with us and not all couples so that made it nice for sharing a room. Only thing I would love to see different is some different mattresses for the beds or at the very least a mattress topper!! They were extremely hard! Also, you may want to ask for some extra toilet paper, there was only 1 extra roll, we ended up buying some bc it wasn't enough to get us through the week. Other than those 2 things, everything was great. We were close to the club house, within several blocks of Publix and about a mile from the convention center. Will def be staying here again!

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jo. Thanks for the great review and rating! Vist Cay is a very popular location for people visiting the Orlando Convention Center, and we are happy to hear that it was convenient for your party. We appreciate your suggestions regarding the mattresses; we will recommend to the owner to update them for future guests. Please remember that as a thank you to our returning guests, we offer 10% off our nightly rates. Have a great day!
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Seal Beach

Excellent - booked same place for next year

  • 5 of 5

As soon as you walk in you know it's a great place! Very spacious, very well decorated, clean and superbly maintained. It has all the amenities you would expect in terms of appliances, good Wifi signal, etc. Super convenient to the convention center. We already booked the same room for next year!

  • Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Jon. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review and rating. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed the condo! Vista Cay is an awesome location, especially for those visiting the Convention Center. We want to thank you for choosing VillaDirect and we are looking forward to your returning next year. Have a great day.
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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
Owner's Response: Hi, Shelly. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review and rating. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the accommodation beside a few issues that you raised. We appreciate your suggestions for the extra kitchenware, we will recommend to the owner to add these items for future guests. All our homes are equipped with the requirements of the Florida licensing standards for a condo that sleeps, 8 people, some homes may not have everything item required to cover every possible cooking need, in future if you experience an item that is essential to your stay please call our Guest Services Team and if available we will have it delivered to the home. Please remember that as a thank you to our returning guests, we offer 10% off our nightly rates. If you have any further questions or comments, please feel free to contact us. Have a great day!
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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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