Luxury Hilton resort - Conrad Orlando at Evermore Resort - breaks ground next to Walt Disney World

Mar 11, 2021 in "Evermore Orlando Resort"

 Conrad Orlando concept art
Posted: Thursday March 11, 2021 3:17pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Dart Interests, developer and owner of large-scale real estate projects, and global hospitality company Hilton, today broke ground on the 433-room luxury Conrad Orlando as part of their latest project, Evermore Orlando Resort.


“We are thrilled to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Conrad Orlando today, coming one step closer to welcoming our first guests in summer 2023,” said Christopher Kelsey, President of Dart Interests.

Conrad Orlando at Evermore will be managed by Hilton Management Services and will debut with 433 rooms, including 51 suites and 10 family suites. Other features include 40,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, a spa and numerous dining options including a signature rooftop experience.

The resort’s interior design will create connections to nature including guestrooms finished in hues of sand and water that offer an abundance of light and floor-to-ceiling picturesque views out to Evermore Bay. Spa and fitness activities such as yoga, meditation and hydrotherapy will be offered in both an indoor and outdoor environment. Upon opening, the hotel will operate with Hilton CleanStay, Hilton’s standard of cleanliness and disinfection in properties around the world, for a healthy experience from check-in to check-out.

“We are pleased to mark the groundbreaking milestone of Conrad Orlando as we grow our portfolio across the Americas and in key locations globally,” said Nils-Arne Schroeder, global head, Conrad Hotels & Resorts. “We look forward to creating a dynamic reflection of Orlando with our development and construction partners that will draw and inspire travelers from around the world.”

Conrad Orlando guests will also enjoy access to Evermore’s massive 20-acre tropical beach complex and an 8-acre crystalline water amenity by Crystal Lagoons. The surrounding beach areas will feature zero entry swim areas, bars, cabanas, private fire pits and an aquatic adventure area with a waterslide, rope swing and watersports of all kinds. Other amenities will include a food hall & gourmet market, a casual resort restaurant featuring views overlooking both the golf course and bay and a two-story Boathouse that will serve weddings and private events.

“This new resort represents the resiliency of the hospitality industry. While COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the travel industry, companies like Dart Interests continue to drive opportunities for new development, growing a network of resort properties to best accommodate guests as demand for travel resumes. PCL is proud to have begun work on this project, and we look forward to working together to build success for our partners at Dart Interests and their guests,” said Rick Goldman, vice president & district manager of PCL Construction.

Evermore Orlando Resort will open with nearly 1,500 bedrooms spread among an array of stay experiences including vacation homes, villas and flats, in addition to Conrad Orlando.

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Figments FriendJul 11, 2021

YES!! This. A part of me really misses the Florida of the early 1980s before things grew out of hand. -

BrianJul 11, 2021

Doesn't matter how big or small the project is, you can count on there being absolutely no road improvements made to compensate for the additional traffic it'll bring. They put up massive apartment complexes and housing developments and expect everyone to use the same one lane road every day.

Figments FriendJul 11, 2021

Crikey...... How much more overdevelopment of Florida land can happen before the entire State sinks into the ocean? It is nuts how literally every square foot of cleared space seems to be filled at a breakneck speed. The expanse of building has been insane over the last thirty years. -

DCBakerJul 10, 2021

TheGuyThatMakesSwordsApr 07, 2021

I must be very sick... every time I see the NAME of this Hotel? All I can think of is EA Poe, and a Raven screaming... "Nevermore" 😅

castlecake2.0Apr 07, 2021

I wonder if this going to lead to all these guests entering property through this “backstage” area to get to the parks. Not the best way to enter property.

lazyboy97oApr 07, 2021

Yes. They’re out of business now but before that Disney terminated their leases and licensing agreements for trying to use the licensing agreements as collateral.

whiterhino42Apr 07, 2021

Wait? The Void is gone?

whiterhino42Apr 07, 2021

Yup I've always stayed on property but I don't know that I will anymore.

DCBakerApr 05, 2021

LilofanMar 14, 2021

You're not kidding. Not just in Florida. In my relatives area, real estate agents are going door to door. " Do you plan to sell your house in the future ?" " Do you know any of your family friends or neighbors that are planning to sell their house in the future ?" With such low inventory is some areas and so many interested buyers , real estate agents are getting desperate. This in addition to getting text messages and phone calls from real estate agents and others interested in buying your house.

Walt dMar 14, 2021

Wow” that looks very nice. It would be fun to stay at..

homerdanceMar 12, 2021

interest rates are sub 4%, so cheap money, looking for better returns.

BocabearMar 12, 2021

in the last 20 years we had a boom in the early 200s...a slight (ever so slight) slump, then a slow and steady rise... that has continued until this year where it has jumped... The slump was not a huge loss... Just a slight curve down and then it rose again... With everyone wanting to retire down here, there seems to be no end in sight for the Real Estate business...