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Award-Winning Game Room,4/3,Pool,Spa,100mbps Wifi,2 Masters,65'TV, Great Reviews

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Pool, Wii, Shuffle Alley, Pinball, pop-a-shot, 1000 Arcade Games, Driving Game

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

You're going on a magical vacation--Don't you really want to stay in a very magical place! We combine the the magic of DisneyWorld with the comfort and convenience of award-winning Tropical Retreat to ensure each and every guest has the best vacation experience of their lives. We not only provide our guests with a great place to stay, but we also provide our guests with tips, tricks, and suggestions that can make your vacation even more magical.

AWARDS:
Tropical Retreat's game room was named as 1 of 10 vacation rentals offering the best amenities in US! Since then, we have added a Simpsons Pinball and Shuffle Alley!
VRBO 5 Stars HomeAway 5 Stars
Winner 2010 Top Vacation Rental, Kissimmee
Winner 2011 Top Vacation Rental, Kissimmee
Rated 2014 EXCELLENCE
Winner 2012 Top Vacation Rental, Kissimmee
For most inquiries, response within an hour
NEW for 2015: 4K-UHD TV, 100mbps wifi, Laser Printer

Please note that we book Saturday to Saturday.
NO CHARGE for Pool/Spa Heat
NO CHARGE for our 100mbps WiFi speed
NO CHARGE for our laser printer and computer
NO CHARGE for Our Simpsons Pinball
NO CHARGE for our new Shuffle Alley
NO CHARGE for LP gas for the BBQ Grill
NO CHARGE for our Keurig Coffee Bar
NO CHARGE for any of Our Game Room Games
NO CHARGE for Cleaning Fees

New high-end stainless steel appliances and new cookware in kitchen!

Our beds are the most comfortable you can find. 2 Cal-King suites, all Beds with Memory Foam


Terms & Conditions: 1. Rental fee does not include 13% tax as required by the state and county.

2. Unlike most vacation homes who nickle and dime their guests, we have no additional or hidden charges:
No Charge for pool heat
No Charge for spa heat
No Charge for LP gas for the BBQ
No Charge for broadband
No Charge for either of our 2 arcade games
No Charge for cleaning fees.

A non-refundable deposit of $250 per week is required to reserve your stay. This is not an extra charge--it is subtracted from the total for your reservation.

3. Nightly Rate is based on a Saturday to Saturday rental--7 nights. Shorter or longer stays may be available.

4. Florida law limits occupancy in this home to 10 people (including children).

5. Check in after 4pm, check out no later than 10am.

6. A $500 damage deposit will be placed on a credit card before final papers are sent. This security deposit will be released within 48 hours of departure with no damage to the home.

7. Absolutely No Smoking and No Pets.

8. No motor homes , trailers, or commercial vehicles are allowed to park in Emerald Island Resort

9. We do own this home—we are not a management company, and unfortunately, we do not have any other rental properties.

10. Treat our home with your utmost respect; other people including ourselves do want to enjoy its facilities.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1996 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have strollers, high chairs, video baby monitors, Pack-N-Play, toilet rings, step stools, baby warmer...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Nemo Twin: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    ...moreless

  • Lion King: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Master with Bath: 1 king

    Comfortaire with Visco Memory Foam...moreless

  • Master with Bath: 1 king

    Visco Memory Foam added...moreless

  • Sleep Sofa: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full Size with Visco Memory Foam...moreless

  • AWARDS: Tropical Retreat's game room was recently selected by TripAdvisor as one of ten vacation rentals from across the U.S. offering the best amenities! Winner 2010 Top Vacation Rental, Kissimmee Rated EXCELLENT by vacation rental sites We have 2 master bedrooms with Cal King mattresses and ensuite baths. One of the mattresses is a fully and individually adjustable Comfortaire mattress with memory foam; the second is a top-of-the-line conventional mattress with memory foam topper. Both masters have a 26 inch LED TV with cable, DVD, and DVD library. The 2 twin bedrooms each have a wall-mounted 23' LED TV with cable, DVD, PS2 or PS3, and PS2 or PS3 games. Both bedrooms are highly themed Nemo or Lion King. All twin beds have a memory foam topper for our guests' comfort. A full-size sofa bed with memory foam topper for comfort For the younger set, we have 2 strollers, 2 high chairs, Pack n Play...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Both master bedrooms have ensuite baths

Other Amenities

  • 50 mbps WiFi secured and laser printer 4k_UHD TV in Living Room Bose Award-Winning Game Room - Pop-a-Hot Basketbball - Air Hockey - NEW Shuffle Alley -- NEW Simpsons Pinball Party! on free Play - Tropical Retreat Arcade with over 1000 games on Free Play - Sit-down driving game on free Play - New High-End Kitchen Appliances - Granite Kitchen Countertops - State of the Art Heat Pump Pool Heater and Solar for a Hybrid pool heating system - Solar Hot Water System - New carpeting throughout the house - Leather Sectional with Full-sized Sofa Bed and Reclining Love Seat -- New Tropical blinds throughout the house-- Tropical Retreat’s Keurig Coffee Bar with Your Favorite Coffees -- 2 Space-Saver High Chairs -- 2 Color Video Baby Monitoring Systems--Interference-Free -- Additional Will Games -- New Joovy Ultralight Caboose Sit & Stand Stroller -- Visco Memory Foam Mattress Toppers on Every Bed -- LED TV in all bedrooms Additional Baby Items...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    in every bedroom...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Award-Winning Game Room One of 10 Top Vacation Home Amenities in US Billiards Pop-a-Shot Basketball Shuffle Bowling Wii with game library Sit-Down Driving Arcade Game Arcade console with 1000+ games...moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV and Cable Excellent HD to 4K-UHD via DirecTV 4K-Ultra HD Programing coming in 2015...moreless

  • Stereo:

    BlueTooth Speaker for your iPhone...moreless

  • Television:

    4K-UHD TV in Living Room LED TV in every bedroom plus game room...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Wii in Game Room with game library...moreless

  • Video Games:

    PS2 and PS3 with game library...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is seating for 4 in the breakfast nook as well as seating for 6 in the dining room...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access:

    Secured 50mpbs WiFi throughout the entire house...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    with Laser printer MS Office Suite Photoshop CorelDraw...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    In Community Clubhouse...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High Quality sheets and towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    4K-UHD TV Sofa bed and recking love seat home theater...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Land Line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    50mbps with password...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig with K-Cups Conventional coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    What you can expect in a gourmet kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    FiestaWare and Plastic...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Freezer:

    New Stainless Steel with Refrigerator...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    New Kitchen Appliances New Granite Countertops New Cookware All the amenities in a Gormet Kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Oven:

    New Stainless Steel Stove with Glass Cooking Area...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Stove:

    New Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Mickey Mouse and regular toaster Mickey Mouse waffle-maker...moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    Nearby with dozens of courses...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    We have tennis rackets for your use on emerald Island's tennis courts...moreless

  • Tennis Court

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Guests have full access to the pool at the Emerald Island clubhouse, meeting room, workout facility, and tiki bar....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,673
Easter
Mar 19 - Apr 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,673
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$179
$1,253

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

We book Saturday to Saturday with the possible exception in late August and all of September.


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/29/2015
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22 Today
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Location

22 Miles
Nearest Airport
MCO Orlando International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Several
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-4 & 192
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several
47 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

AWARDS:

Tropical Retreat game room was named as one of ten best vacation home amenities in the US! Since that award, we have added a Simpsons Pinball and a Shuffle Alley!

65' Curved 4K-UHD TV in Living Room

100mbps WiFi

Laser printer for business and boarding passes

Winner 2010 Top Vacation Rental, Kissimmee

Winner 2012 Top Vacation Rental, Kissimmee

Rated EXCELLENT

You're going on a magical vacation--Don't you really want to stay in a very magical place! We combine the the magic of DisneyWorld with the comfort and convenience of Tropical Retreat to ensure each and every guest has the best vacation experience of their lives.

Tropical Retreat is just 2.6 miles from DisneyWorld in Emerald Island Resort. We want our guests to experience the very best a vacation home has to offer. We provide an awesome game room, pool, spa, comfortable beds--really comfortable beds, 2 masters with ensuite baths, 2 bedrooms with 2 twin beds highly themed to delight every child.

Our philosophy is simple: We do everything we can to ensure our guests have a great vacation. We gladly answer your questions, reply promptly to your emails, and respond to your phone calls. We not only provide our guests with a great place to stay, but we also provide our guests with tips, tricks, and money-saving suggestions that can make your vacation even more magical.

NO CHARGE:

for pool heat (some charge $30+ extra per night)

for spa heat (some charge extra for spa heat)

for BBQ propane (Some charge extra for propane)

for WiFi (Some charge extra for WiFi…if they have it)

for our desktop computer (Most do not offer a desktop computer)

for arcade games (Others may not even have a game room)

for cleaning fees (Others may charge an extra $70-$100)

for our Simpsons Pinball Party

for our Computer

for our Keurig Coffee Bar with K-Kups

for our in-house safe

for our laser printer

We invite you to checkout the features, comfort, conveniences, fun, security, and excitement we provide our guests.

Just look at the amenities we offer our guests:

New 4K-Ultra High Def TV

50mbps WiFi

New Simpsons Pinball Party--set on Free Play

New Shuffle Alley--set on free play

Tropical Retreat Arcade--over 1000 arcade games set for Free Play

Our SF Rush sit-down Arcade Driving Game set for Free Play

All new high-end appliances and new cookware in kitchen!

Pool/Spa State-of-the-Art Heater hybrid system with Solar

Color-Themed Carpeting in all bedrooms (100% recycled materials)

LED LCD TV's in all bedrooms

Frieze Carpeting in the Living & Dining Rooms (100% recycled materials)

Ceramic Tile in Nook, Hall, Kitchen, and Baths

Granite kitchen countertops

Leather Sectional with Full-sized Sofa Bed and Reclining Love Seats

Tropical Coffee Table and media stand in Living Room

Tropical Retreat’s Keurig Coffee Bar with Your Favorite Gourmet Coffees

Solar Hot Water System (to better protect our environment and provide more hot water for our guests)

Solar Pool Heating System (to better protect our environment and provide our guests with a warmer pool and spa)

Intelliflo High-Efficiency Pool Pump

Space-Saver High Chairs

Color Video Baby Monitoring Systems--Interference-Free

Top 10 Vacation Home Amenities in the US (Game Room)

Joovy Ultralight Caboose Sit & Stand Stroller

Joovy Cboose Stroller

Visco Memory Foam Mattress Toppers on Every Bed—Even the SofaBed

Free Local, State, National, and International Long Distance

Improved activities in the clubhouse--even massage!

Our Mission is to provide a safe, convenient, comfortable vacation home with luxurious features and unequaled amenities so that our guests have the best vacation of their lives, they return, and they tell their friends.We take pride in providing our guests with the highest value for their vacation dollar. Our home, named Tropical Retreat for its lavish tropical decorations, is located in the prestigious resort community of Emerald Island Resort.

You're going to have a great vacation!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My wife and I have 70 years of teaching between us. Our goal is for each and every guest to have the very best vacation of their lives, to tell their friends, and to return. We enjoy giving guests information and tips that will help them have the very best vacation of their lives.

Why the Owner Chose Emerald Island Resort:
Emerald Island Resort was built for the Disney guest. Emerald Island Resort is central Florida's premier vacation home destination. This is a gated and guarded community with night patrols throughout the resort. Recent improvements such as valet trash and recycle service, RF entrance cards, and enhanced security have made Emerald Island Resort one of the safest and most guest-friendly resort communities in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
1. Game Room-- published that our game room was one of ten top vacation home amenities in the US. Since that award, we have added a Simpson's Pinball and a Shuffle Alley. Our Arcade machine plays over 1000 games, our driving game races around Alcatraz, our Shuffle Alley is awesome, our Simpsons Pinball Party is great fun, our Wii has games for the entire family, and our Pop-a-Shot will make you feel like Lebron. ALL games are set to FREE PLAY. 2. Pool and Spa with dual heating of solar and over-sized heat pump 3. Comfortable beds--memory foam in each and every bed to make for comfy sleeping 4. Endless hot water with our solar hot water system 5. 65' curved 4K-UHD TV Home Theater with Bose 6. 100mbps WiFi 7. Laser printer for business and boarding passes 8. PS2 or PS3, DVD Player, and LED TV in both twin bedrooms 9. 2 master bedrooms with ensuite, LED TV, DVD player 10. Vertical Cellular blinds--no more vertical blinds


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Pool, Wii, Shuffle Alley, Pinball, pop-a-shot, 1000 Arcade Games, Driving Game

    Pool, Wii, Shuffle Alley, Pinball, pop-a-shot, 1000 Arcade Games, Driving Game

  • Pool, Wii, Shuffle Alley, Pinball, pop-a-shot, 1000 Arcade Games, Driving Game

    Pool, Wii, Shuffle Alley, Pinball, pop-a-shot, 1000 Arcade Games, Driving Game

  • 65' Ultra High Definition Curved TV.  What a way to relax!

    65' Ultra High Definition Curved TV. What a way to relax!

  • Flow from Living Room, Breakfast Nook, and Kitchen

    Flow from Living Room, Breakfast Nook, and Kitchen

  • Comfortaire Cal-King Master Bedroom with Cable, Computer, Ensuite Bath

    Comfortaire Cal-King Master Bedroom with Cable, Computer, Ensuite Bath

  • Master En-suite Bath with Walk-in Shower

    Master En-suite Bath with Walk-in Shower

  • Cal King Master with Visco Foam, HDTV, Cable, En-suite Bath

    Cal King Master with Visco Foam, HDTV, Cable, En-suite Bath

  • Shared Bath for Twin Bedrooms with Tub/Shower, Stored Extra Linens

    Shared Bath for Twin Bedrooms with Tub/Shower, Stored Extra Linens

  • Nemo Twin Bedroom with HDTV, Cable, DVD, Playstation

    Nemo Twin Bedroom with HDTV, Cable, DVD, Playstation

  • Lion King Twin Bedroom with LED TV, PS2, DVD, Visco Foam

    Lion King Twin Bedroom with LED TV, PS2, DVD, Visco Foam

  • Kitchen with Granite and All New High-End Appliances

    Kitchen with Granite and All New High-End Appliances

  • Pool, Spa, Tropical Plantings for privacy, solar and heat pump

    Pool, Spa, Tropical Plantings for privacy, solar and heat pump

  • Spa and Pool with a Hybrid Heating System of Solar and Heat Pump. Note privacy.

    Spa and Pool with a Hybrid Heating System of Solar and Heat Pump. Note privacy.

  • Dining Room
New 4K UHD TV for 2015

    Dining Room New 4K UHD TV for 2015

  • Washer and Dryer with Tide pods.  You do not have to pack as many clothes!

    Washer and Dryer with Tide pods. You do not have to pack as many clothes!

  • Breakfast Nook with High Chairs

    Breakfast Nook with High Chairs

  • Comfortaire Cal-King Master Bedroom with Cable, Computer, Ensuite Bath

    Comfortaire Cal-King Master Bedroom with Cable, Computer, Ensuite Bath

  • Cal King Master with Visco Foam, HDTV, Cable, En-suite Bath

    Cal King Master with Visco Foam, HDTV, Cable, En-suite Bath

  • Master En-suite Bath with Tub/Shower

    Master En-suite Bath with Tub/Shower

  • Nemo Twin Bedroom with HDTV, Cable, DVD, Playstation

    Nemo Twin Bedroom with HDTV, Cable, DVD, Playstation

  • Lion King Twin Bedroom with LED TV, PS2, DVD, Visco Foam

    Lion King Twin Bedroom with LED TV, PS2, DVD, Visco Foam

  • Kitchen with Granite and All New High-End Appliances

    Kitchen with Granite and All New High-End Appliances

  • Tropical Retreat Front with Tropical Plantings

    Tropical Retreat Front with Tropical Plantings

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/29/2015
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