Welcome to Orlando's newest hotel, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando East-UCF Area . Our newly constructed Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando East -UCF Area is conveniently located at the entrance to the Central Florida Research Park home to PEO STRI, Lockheed Martin, AON, Raytheon, SAIC, Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics & Rockwell . The University of Central Florida is located a short 3 miles from this Orlando hotel. The fastest growing university in the United States is home to The Knights, Brighthouse Networks Stadium at UCF, and the CFE Arena . The hotel provides direct access via State Road 408 to Downtown Orlando & the Orlando Venues such as the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium & the Amway Arena . Various dining, shopping & entertainment options are located in the Waterford Lakes Town Center, 1 mile south of the hotel. Walt Disney World Resort & attractions are 40 minutes southwest of the hotel. Our newly appointed guest rooms and suites offer triple sheeted bedding, a choice of soft or firm pillows, flat panel HDTV, microwave & refrigerator, work desk, and free Wi-Fi. All guests receive a FREE hot breakfast including our world famous cinnamon rolls, fresh whole fruit, eggs & meat. Be sure to enjoy our spacious outdoor pool & state of the art fitness center. Our professional and friendly staff looks forward to welcoming you to your home away from home in East Orlando.