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Hotel Landy opens its doors on Universal Blvd Orlando - Check it out!

The hotel’s signature restaurant, Émilie Bar & Lounge, pays homage to Émilie du Châtelet, the 18th century French mathematician whose work led to the development of roller coasters.

Hotel Landy opens on Universal Blvd Orlando - next to Universal Orlando Resort

Hotel Landy, a Tribute Portfolio hotel, has officially opened its doors on Orlando’s Universal Boulevard, close to International Drive, and the many attractions in the area.


Formerly known as Hotel Kinetic, the reimagined hotel is now part of Marriott Bonvoy’s growing global family of Tribute Portfolio hotels, the revitalized concept is owned by Monarch Alternative Capital and managed by HHM Hotels under its Echelon Luxury and Lifestyle division, which focuses on curated, independent brand experiences that offer exceptional service and forward-thinking amenities.


Hotel Landy opens on Universal Blvd Orlando - next to Universal Orlando Resort

When guests enter the lobby, their eyes are drawn to dynamic art on the walls, layered mesh lighting fixtures overhead and graphic floor designs that each create an illusion of subtle movement. The soaring atrium takes center stage as the property’s interior focal point, serving as the heart for activity as visitors explore the many amenities available.



Each of the 400 guest rooms, ranging from standard and premium double queen and king configurations to junior and presidential suites, are family- and pet-friendly.


With views of nearby Universal Orlando, Hotel Landy’s guest rooms feature geometric shapes and patterns along the walls in rich teal and orange hues to evoke kinetic art. All rooms are also outfitted with a fridge, science-focused literature for kids and custom, chemistry-themed La Bottega bathroom amenities to add touches of home.


"We are thrilled to unveil Hotel Landy as the latest addition to our growing portfolio," shares Ian Glastein, Co-Head of Real Estate and Managing Principal, Monarch Alternative Capital. "Hotel Landy’s one-of-a-kind narrative, with its fun patterns, bright colors and curated art throughout the guest rooms and public spaces, truly promises to stand out within Orlando’s booming hotel scene. This revitalized property is a testament to the ability of the asset management team and other partners to execute high-quality and complex repositioning projects, and we are proud to contribute to the perpetual energy and innovation in the heart of Orlando's theme park action."


Hotel Landy opens on Universal Blvd Orlando - next to Universal Orlando Resort

The hotel’s signature restaurant, Émilie Bar & Lounge, pays homage to Émilie du Châtelet, the 18th century French mathematician whose work led to the development of roller coasters and is the basis for the modern-day rides found in Hotel Landy’s neighboring parks.


Hanging overhead globe lights are another playful nod to Emilie’s experiments in force and velocity, while lounge seating, floor-to-ceiling windows and a central bar add to the restaurant’s inviting atmosphere.


Open to the public daily at 4 pm, and offering a cocktail and dinner menu, cravings can be satisfied with Crushed Avocado, made with chermoula and served with homemade tortilla chips, Burrata accented with heirloom tomato, artichokes, croutons and basil, or a savory Prosciutto Flatbread.


Dinner standouts include Roasted Brick Chicken, complemented by wild rice, delicata squash, Swiss chard and mission fig jus, and hearty Wild Mushroom Tagliatelle with Parmigiano Reggiano. A kid’s menu is available to diners under 12 with classics like cheeseburgers, fries, noodles and pizza, and adult imbibers can also choose from a variety of beverage choices, including the Émilie’s G&T and L’Espresso, a creative take on the espresso martini featuring dark rum, Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, cinnamon syrup and espresso.


Hotel Landy opens on Universal Blvd Orlando - next to Universal Orlando Resort

Off the lobby, Orly’s Market, inspired by French libraries like the ones frequented by Émilie du Châtelet, is the spot for fueling up before or after a day in town, proudly brewing Starbucks coffee and offering an array of pastries, fresh fruit, oatmeal, pancakes, omelets and more. Additional dining options starting at noon include shareable snacks, ready-made sandwiches, salads, home baked goods and indulgent treats.


Hotel Landy opens on Universal Blvd Orlando - next to Universal Orlando Resort

Encouraging guests to relax and soak up the rays, poolside beverage truck Liquid Sunshine serves refreshing beer, wine and canned drink options, along with cocktails in a lush outdoor space. Frozen margaritas and signature drinks with a tropical flair elevate the vacation state of mind. In the evening, intimate lighting creates a leisurely ambiance for unwinding.


The amenities at Hotel Landy are geared toward travelers of all types, whether looking to embrace the vacation vibes, stay active or set out for a day of fun.


Next to the sparkling, resort-style pool sits Landy Lawn, an open green space shaded by palm trees and ready for lively lawn games such as bocce ball or post-dinner conversation with friends. A yoga studio welcomes moments of relaxation, while a fully equipped gym with Matrix cardio equipment and free weights caters to those looking for a quick yet fulfilling workout.


For those seeking to bring home the perfect vacation memento, Hotel Landy will soon be partnering with The Edit Retail to offer shoppable activations throughout the hotel, from curated boutiques with one-of-a-kind gifts, pool & theme park essentials and cheerful apparel to rotating poolside popups featuring trunk shows and seasonal necessities.


Hotel Landy opens on Universal Blvd Orlando - next to Universal Orlando Resort

Hotel Landy’s perpetual energy continues with a 24/7 Kinetic Game Room, which includes retro arcade games, dueling Sudoku walls, air hockey and more. The whimsical, bright space encourages “funergetic” family competition that will have adult and younger travelers alike showing off their game skills and embracing their youthful energy.


Business travelers are invited to connect with colleagues in the hotel’s nearly 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Two multi-purpose ballrooms, outdoor meeting space, an executive boardroom and an airy breakout room provide endless opportunity for collaboration and encourage meeting and event planners to get creative with the help of Hotel Landy’s on-site event support and fully customizable catering menus.


“The energy of this hotel blends so seamlessly with our prime location on Universal Boulevard,” says Demetrius Hodge, Hotel Landy General Manager. “Between embodying the sincere service of the Tribute Portfolio brand and refreshed programming offerings, we’ve taken great care to enhance the guest experience and look forward to introducing even more innovative partnerships over the next year and beyond to keep guests and locals alike intrigued and coming back.”


To celebrate opening, guests booking their travel dates through the end of the year can take advantage of Hotel Landy’s Grand Opening Package which features a branded Hotel Landy Tote, awards 5,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy Points per stay and includes a $30 daily food & beverage credit with a two-night minimum booking.


Hotel Landy is located at 7800 Universal Boulevard Orlando, FL. For more information on the hotel, visit the website here, or call 407-355-0550.


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