Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando – American Girl Staycation

This post was written in partnership with Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando. My family and I received complimentary accommodations in exchange for this review.

Rosen Shingle Creek American Girl Staycation - Bianca Dottin

A few weeks ago my family and I packed our bags and headed about 30 minutes from home to Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando. The resort has been on our staycation bucket list for as long as I can remember. As a UCF grad, Rosen is a name that I am all too familiar with. Not only is he a philanthropist but he is a business man as well owning many hotels in the Orlando area.

After Hurricane Irma, we were out of power for 9 long days. The Rosen properties were offering a special rate to families who needed somewhere to stay during and after the hurricane. We were on of those families. We stayed at a sister property of Rosen Shingle Creek. That first experience with the Rosen brand was one to remember.

Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando – American Girl Staycation

Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando offers an American Girl package that we knew Tatiana would love! After such a great experience after Irma, I knew that I wanted Rosen Shingle Creek to be a part of the summer Florida staycation series that I was working on for the summer. Their American Girl package sets them apart from other resorts in the area. They are the only luxury hotel in the area to offer the packages.

Rosen Shingle Creek American Girl Staycation - Bianca Dottin

Our Room

Upon our arrival to the hotel, we checked in and received a special package from American Girl for Tatiana. Our room was large enough to accommodate our family comfortably. We had a perfect view of the pools and the golf course from our room on the 14th floor. During our stay, we also had access to the VIP Suite which I highly recommend. In the suite, they have drinks available all day long, continental breakfast, evening appetizers, and dessert after dinner.

What’s in The American Girl Package

Rosen Shingle Creek offers two American Girl packages, the Premium and Sleepover Deluxe. For this stay, we enjoyed the Sleepover Deluxe package which includes the following:

  • One night deluxe Accommodations
  • Buffet breakfast for two at Café Osceola (additional guests may be added for $13.40 per person)
  • One American Girl® doll-size travel bed
  • One American Girl® hotel robe and slippers for your doll
  • One American Girl® PJ for your doll
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all public areas and guest rooms
  • Complimentary scheduled shuttles to Universal Orlando Resort™, SeaWorld® Orlando, Aquatica® and theme parks (by reservation only)
  • No resort fee

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Activities to Enjoy

Rosen Shingle Creek has so many activities to enjoy without even having to leave the property. The hotel offers 4 pools, multiple restaurants, a golf course, fishing pier, arcade, fitness center and more. To be honest, we couldn’t pull ourselves away from the pool during most of our stay but we did take a quick trip to the fishing pier and arcade before bedtime.

The arcade is fun for both adults and kids. Be sure to bring cash for the games though as they are not complimentary. Each game is $1 to play.

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The Final Verdict

The hotel property is by far one of the most impressive that we’ve ever stay at in Orlando. However, there are a few things to note. No outside food is allowed by the pool so be sure to keep that in mind if you’re thinking of bringing any snacks or drinks poolside. The VIP Suite is a worthy addition to add to your reservation if you’re looking for a place to relax in between all of the activities. Shingle Creek’s location is nearby to popular attractions like Universal, Sea World, and Disney so getting to the parks is not a problem.

Something about experiencing a staycation the American Girl way made our stay extra special. Tatiana loved having Luciana along with her every step of the way during our trip. We enjoyed our stay at Rosen Shingle Creek and would definitely consider staying their again for our next staycation.

Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando American Girl Staycation

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    06.27.18 at 4:08 pm

    That looks like an awesome staycation. Orlando makes for a fantastic place to live, especially for staycationing. I’ll be it was super fun for your daughter.

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    06.27.18 at 7:30 pm

    This is beautiful. I love the American Girl package. My granddaughter would love that for sure.

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    06.27.18 at 8:54 pm

    This seems like a great place to stay in Orlando! We haven’t been to Disney in years but would love to go again. We’d also love to add Universal Studios and Sea World on to our trip!

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    Angie Agerter
    06.27.18 at 9:09 pm

    What a fun way to do a staycation & get it to be themed perfectly towards your little girl. It looked like it was a super fun stay and I loved the photos you included.

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    06.27.18 at 10:11 pm

    Oh my goodness, this would be heaven for my 9 year old daughter! I love the special American Girl touches! I wanna go!

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      Bianca Dottin
      06.28.18 at 3:11 pm

      You should definitely look into it! Your daughter would love it!

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    Alicia Gonzalez
    06.27.18 at 11:57 pm

    What a great experience to share with a child! My daughter usually refuses dolls, but recently she did ask for an American Girl doll – a Mexican one though, she said! LOL I told her they come in all the beautiful shades.

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      Bianca Dottin
      06.28.18 at 3:12 pm

      She would love it! My daughter loves playing dress up with hers and taking them everywhere.

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    Reesa Lewandowski
    06.28.18 at 12:20 am

    OMG this is like a dream come true for my daughter! What an awesome trip.

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    06.28.18 at 2:03 am

    This seems like an amazing dream! My daughter would love it. What a fun thing to do!

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    06.28.18 at 2:44 am

    What a fun trip with your kiddies, I’m loving your photos! My daughter would go nuts over that American Girl doll!

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    Dawn Lopez
    06.28.18 at 7:05 am

    This looks like the perfect staycation! I always find staycations to be so much less stressful than going away. I would love to hit that arcade with my family.

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      Bianca Dottin
      06.28.18 at 3:13 pm

      We could’ve lived in that arcade! They even had Pac Man in there.

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    Toni | Boulder Locavore
    06.28.18 at 7:16 am

    That sounds like an amazing staycation experience! Would love to check it out!

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    06.28.18 at 5:33 pm

    This sounds like a terrific place to stay. I like the added touch of the American Girl package.

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    Jennifer Pompaski
    09.19.18 at 6:49 am

    This got me at the American Girl package! Its such a great and lovely idea! Great post and you’ve got a lovely family!

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