One of the largest budget-priced properties outside of Disney’s Value developments (so expect family noise) this former Quality Inn sprawls over 2 well-located city blocks and six Nixon-era buildings (renovated 2010). I-4 runs along the western side, resulting in a constant hum. You'll see rates for as little as $50 a night on sites such as, so don’t pay three figures. Respectably affordable units, which come with a fridge, microwave, and two double beds, have smoked-glass windows, which helps create privacy given the external corridor construction, but doesn’t help illuminate the bathrooms in the back. Rooms in the A building are near the lobby but suffer daytime noise from the sightseeing helicopter pad next door; opt for something in the F building, which is a 10-minute walk/2-minute drive from the lobby and has the most rooms hidden from I-4. Parking is gated but free. You’ll feel like you’re back on an ‘80s vacation with Dad just by walking past the three big pools, where kids work off their postpark highs. Many eateries are within walking distance on I-Drive. Universal is 10 minutes north, SeaWorld 5 minutes south.