Guest Reviews

SUPERB LOVED FAMILY HOME

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Left on Jun 6, 2017 for a stay in May 2017 Have just returned from 2 fabulous weeks in Arkvilla. An ideal location for the many theme parks and convenient for Orlando Airport. The house is beautifully presented throughout, with a real warmth as the furnishings and decor are of a very high standard. The … Read more "SUPERB LOVED FAMILY HOME"

Amazing Beautiful Home

This is the second time we have stayed at Highgate Park but the first time staying in such a beautiful home. We stayed at Arkvilla for 2 weeks and we couldn’t of asked for a nicer villa. It was beautiful, from the moment we arrived we felt so at home. So much detail has gone … Read more "Amazing Beautiful Home"

Perfect Villa, Perfect Surroundings, Perfect Holiday

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I shall admit I’m a very fussy holidaymaker, I expect my Accommodation to be just perfect, after all, it has to be my home for 2 weeks. I looked for a long time to find a villa in Florida and when I came across Arkvilla it ticked all the boxes. When we arrived it was … Read more "Perfect Villa, Perfect Surroundings, Perfect Holiday"

Perfect, safe, holiday villa

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February 2016 stay Perfect safe Overall within easy reach of the parks and shopping. The layout has all the amenities as described if a little sparing in terms of the kitchen utensils. A big bonus was the conversion of double garage to a play and recreation area, which will keep the young and active occupied. … Read more "Perfect, safe, holiday villa"

Wonderful Stay at Arkvilla

Just got back from our wonderful stay here at Arkvilla. What a fab home it is, furnishing are so nice, it’s by far the best villa we have stayed in. Sandra has been great to deal with answering all our questions etc really quickly, many thanks for the bottle of wine, we enjoyed it around … Read more "Wonderful Stay at Arkvilla"

Arkvilla

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Left on Jan 11, 2017 for a stay in Dec 2016 Situated in a beautiful gated community arkvilla is in a great location. Supermarkets and places to eat etc are all in close proximity. We found it a straightforward drive to all the parks and attractions. As for arkvilla itself it’s beautiful inside and out, … Read more "Arkvilla"

Perfection vacation

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Very close to all Disney parks, major shops, not too far from idrive. Very clean,spacious and homely. It’s a ideal location for a Disney vacation but also relaxing days by the pool. Been here twice now and would definately look to book again. Sandra can’t do enough to help with your stay and for first … Read more "Perfection vacation"

Amazing Villa

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Amazing villa which is a real home from home. Sandra has thought of everything you could need and it really is the small touches that make it so special. My girls called it home from day 1 and loved the pool the most. You can tell the love and attention that’s gone into Arkvilla. Its … Read more "Amazing Villa"

Perfect Villa, beautifully styled, very welcoming

Arriving at Arkvilla after a long delay at the airport was like a ‘warm welcoming hug from a special friend’ you can tell straight away that this is a loving home. So much thought has gone into the decor & style making sure you will have a wonderful stay here. The rooms are very spacious … Read more "Perfect Villa, beautifully styled, very welcoming"

Great location, warm atmosphere

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Left on Jun 13, 2016 for a stay in May 2016 We had a fantastic 2 weeks here, and it was our first visit to this villa. It has everything in it that you need. The location for the theme parks and shopping is perfect, the I4 close by for access to Tampa and lots … Read more "Great location, warm atmosphere"

Look No Further

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We had a last minute business trip to Orlando and managed to book Arkvilla for a week in April 2016 Having stayed in various villas in the Disney area I have to say this one was the nicest and furnished to a far higher standard to previous ones we have had. Spotlessly clean and spacious … Read more "Look No Further"

Beautiful Villa *****

Date of stay:- March 2016, Review date:- 4th April 2016 You just have to read the other reviews, every one gives this villa full marks, and I totally understand why. This was our 6th visit to Orlando, and without doubt this has been the best villa we have stayed in. From the moment we first … Read more "Beautiful Villa *****"

Arkvilla is Fantasmic

Date of Stay:- February 2016 Arkvilla is a very beautiful, well appointed villa located within a gated community, only a 12-15 minute drive to the iconic Archway at WDW. There are several grocery stores, supermarkets, pharmacies and restaurants very close by. As soon as you walk through the front door you can see how much … Read more "Arkvilla is Fantasmic"

A Wonderful Christmas trip

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 Left on Feb 16, 2016 for a stay in Dec 2015 ***** 5 Stars So we had a wonderful time spending Christmas at Ark villa. The community was all decked out for Christmas and a Christmas tree was waiting for us when we arrived at the villa. We stayed as a party of 9 and … Read more "A Wonderful Christmas trip"

A lovely place to stay

Review Left on Feb 5, 2016 for a stay in Nov 2015 This was the 3rd time we have stayed at the Arkvilla and we have stayed in many other villas in Orlando and the Arkvilla is by far the best one we have stayed in and it is as exactly as it is described

Best Villa Ever Stayed In

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Date of stay:- June 2015 Outstanding villa offering every comfort absolutely fantastic in every way will book again for sure. Alison R Motherwell, United Kingdom

“Home from home” 5 of 5 stars

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Holiday Date: July 2015 Review Submitted: September 2015 We have now had three wonderful stays at Arkvilla, in 2010, 2012 and 2015, and are full of praise for both the villa and the owner, Sandra. Sandra is a pleasure to deal with, very friendly and helpful. Her communication with us before, during and after all

“Practically Perfect In Everyway”

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Holiday Date: 8th to 22nd July 2015 Review Submitted: 25th July 2015 We stayed in Sandra’s villa with our two boys and parents, I say villa when what I really mean is home from home. It has everything you could ever want and is in a very secure spot with coded gates to get in

5***** Home from Home- plus more!!

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Holiday Date: April 2015 Review Submitted: 20th Mayl 2015 Our family of 6 adults stayed at Arkvilla for 2 weeks in April. Well, what can I say? The whole experience was straight forward and amazing. Sandra, the owner of the villa, was so approachable and helpful from start to finish. She was always happy to

“Luxurious villa, great pool, fantastic location for Disney!”

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Holiday Date: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 13th 2015 We absolutely loved Arkvilla, and we will definitely be back. The décor and furnishings were in tiptop condition and felt very well-maintained and recently decorated. The games room had great equipment, and overall the house has everything you could need for a comfortable and well-equipped break.

FANTASTIC HOLIDAY

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Holiday Date: March/April 2015 Review Submitted: 14 April 2015 Hi Sandra and Jai, Just wanted to say a big thank you from all of us. We had an absolutely fantastic holiday. The villa was just perfect and so nice to come back to after a day at the theme parks. The thought of staying in

“Perfect base”

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Holiday Date: January and February 2016 Review Submitted: 2 April 2015 I had stayed in Ark Villa previously in 2011 when I was on a family holiday, so when I needed to go and work in Orlando for several weeks, Ark Villa was my first choice of place to stay. It was a great base

Lovely Stay

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Holiday Date: July/August 2014 Review Submitted: December 2014 Hi Sandra, having stayed back in july / august 2014 i wanted to apologise massively for not getting round to doing your review for u. Things here, as u may have seen have been hectic (health issues wise) to say the least. Please dont think for one

“Heaven On Earth”

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Holiday Date: November 7th – 14th 2014 Review Submitted: November 30, 2014 Tracy and I had the privilege of spending our Honeymoon in this enchanting villa.What can I say that has not already been said ( not a lot ) . Firstly upon entering the villa Tracy and I were greeted with a wonderful balloon

“Beautiful, Clean , Bliss!”

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Holiday Date: Oct/Nov 2014 Review Submitted: 11 November 2014 Arkvilla is a beautiful clean lovely home. Sandra made sure everything was ok and always there to answer any questions. It’s a great quiet location with easy access to all the parks. The children loved the pool. The villa is very spacious too so ideal for

“A real home from home”

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Holiday Date: Sept/Oct 2014 Review Submitted: 4th November 2014 This was our fourth trip to Orlando but our first time staying in a villa. I was recommended Arkvilla through an Orlando group on Facebook. Not the most traditional way of finding holiday accommodation but I found the best! From the moment we arrived after a

“Wonderful stay at Arkvilla”

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Holiday Date: 6th Sept 2014 – 21st Sept 2014 Review Submitted: October 1, 2014 NEW Had a lovely stay in Arkvilla. Everything you need or could want is on hand. Excellent tips on local attractions & restaurants provided too. Pool was lovely to come back to in the warm evenings and the games room provided

“Ideal villa, perfect in every way”

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Holiday Date: August 2014 Review Submitted: July 2014 Arkvilla is a wonderful special villa, spotlessly clean, packed with everything a family would need for a wonderful holiday. I would recommend it to anyone in a heartbeat Julie, Art and Family, Ireland

“WOW WOW WOW”

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Holiday Date: June 2014 Review Submitted: 16th July 2014 Where do I start Sandra the owner is an absolute delight to deal with and will go out of her way to help you in any way she can. Arkvilla definitely has the WOW factor and Sandra’s extra little touches really do make the villa feel

Pertect

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Holiday Date: May/June 2014 Review Submitted: 21st July2014 We stayed at Arkvilla between the 26th of May and 16th June 2014. We initially met Sandra Mandalia through a friend on Facebook who pointed out Arkvilla as a possibility for our holiday. For over a year before our holiday Sandra was always there helpful polite and

First Stay in Villa

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Holiday Date: 10 May 2014 Review Submitted: 26 May 2014 저와 4명의 대학원생들은 arkvilla에서 평생 잊을 수 없는 시간을 보냈습니다. 시설이 아주 훌륭했고, 가격도 매우 저렴해서 대만족이었습니다. 다음에 올랜도를 또 방문하게 된다면 반드시 그곳에서 다시 체류하고 싶습니다 집주인인 Sandra의 세심한 배려에도 깊은 감동을 받았습니다. Translation:- We cannot thank you enough for giving us a wonderful

“Fantastic immaculate family villa”

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Holiday Date: 5th April 2014 Review Submitted: 13th April 2014 We had a great stay at Arkvilla. It was perfect for two families, had everything we needed, the games room was a real plus for the teenagers. It’s on a nice complex away from the main road. The villa was exceptionally clean with great finishing touches

First Trip in Vacation Home – Good Experience

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Holiday Date: 8 March 2014 Review Submitted: 25 March 2014 家族4人で初めてバケーションレンタルを利用しました。やり方も分からないし、お金の支払い方法や鍵の受け渡し等最初は不安だらけでした。 ですが、メールでサンドラさんが非常に親切で丁寧な説明をしてくれて、不安が無くなっていきました。英語も簡単な単語で分かりやすく書いてくれました。 家は清潔でプール、ゲームルームなどもあり最高です。日本では絶対に体験出来ません。 この家を一度体験してしまったらもう高いお金を払って狭いホテルにはもう泊まれません。 最高でした!!! This is the translation:- Family of four was first vacation rentals. Passing for payment of money or keys, etc was riddled with anxiety at first, and I don’t know how. to do it. But it is Sandra has done a

Beautiful, clean and well equipped

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Holiday Date: Christmas 2013 Review Submitted: January 2014 Lovely home – the nicest we’ve stayed in in Florida, very well equipped with lots of games and a great pool to keep the kids busy. Close to shops and restaurants (5mins drive) and the right side of town for the Disney parks. Great support from the

“Fantastic Villa, Home from Home, Great Location, Lovely Pool, 5*”

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Holiday Date: 22nd October – 5th November 2013 Review Submitted: 16th November 2013 Our second stay at “Arkvilla” and again everything perfect. We are a family of 5 plus grandparent, three children (5, 10 and 11) and have stayed in “Arkvilla twice now. This time, (Halloween 2013) was, as last time, perfect. If you are

Second stay at Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: 30 September to 14th October 2013 Review Submitted: 18th October 2013 This was our 2nd visit to Arkvilla this is a beautiful villa a real home from home & more Sandra is so nice & nothing is to much bother for her. Not sure when we will get back to Florida but when

“The Hollands Stay at Arkvilla”

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Holiday Date: 14th to 28th June 2013 Review Submitted: 3rd July 2013 One word sums up Arkvilla – WOW! From the moment we booked with Sandra Mandalia in February 2012, to the moment we flew out to Orlando on 14th June 2013, Sandra was nothing but informative and helpful. Her tips and recommendations for places

“Like Renting From a Friend!”

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Holiday Date: 17 to31 May 2013 Review Submitted: 17 June 2013 As a family that has never been bothered to post a review previously, we can honestly say both the house and the way that we have been treated by Sandra has mean that we cannot let this holiday go by without making the effort

Amazing Stay At Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: 27 March to 17 April 2013 Review Submitted: 23 April 2013 We recently took the children to Disneyland Florida, and stayed at the arkvilla. It was the best trip we have ever had as a family, the villa was very spacious, clean, tidy, with all the comforts of home plus more. The villa

Beautiful villa made our stay special!

Holiday Date: 11th March 2013 Review Submitted: 20th March 2013 Arkvilla is beautifully furnished with a very homely feel. Within a few minutes of arriving we felt as though it was our own home. We enjoyed the heated pool after a long day at the parks and the games room was a hit with my

Family Trip to Florida

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Holiday Date: November 2012 Review Submitted: November 2012 Our family has just returned from Arkvilla and thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay in Florida. The property was immaculate and of a very high standard. All the facilities were available within the house to allow a lovely family holiday. I would thoroughly recommend this property to

First visit to Florida

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Holiday Date: 22 October 2012 for 1 Week Review Submitted: 31 October 2012 From the moment I found Arkvilla on the Internet I thought we’d found the perfect base for our holiday & once I’d spoken to its owner Sandra I knew i had! It is evident when speaking to Sandra that she really does

Just back form a great stay at Arkvilla

Holiday Date: July/August 2012 Review Submitted: August 2012 We are just back from 3 weeks at Sandra’s beautiful ARKvilla. It really is ideally placed for getting to the parks from the US27, and of course the wonderful Manny’s. The Villa has everything you could need for your holiday, great pool and games room. Our family

Second Stay at Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: July 2012 Review Submitted: August 2012 We have had a wonderful time during our 2nd stay at Arkvilla! It was like coming back home again. Everything was perfect as usual – thanks for everything! Sharon, Steve, Zoe & Abby Dickson, Scotland

A Lovely Stay

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Holiday Date: May 2012 Review Submitted: June 2012 WE would like to thank Sandra for letting us use your home. Janis and I have been to Florida 5 times before and Arkvilla is by far the nicest place we have ever stayed. Thanks also for your advice and directions, they were perfect. We had a

Honeymoon at Arkvilla

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Holiday Date: June/July 2012 Review Submitted: July 2012 We have just got back from staying at the fantastic Arkvilla!! This was our second time in Florida but first time in a villa and it was fantastic!! The location is perfect and we felt so secure and comfortable. It was only the 2 of us so

Lovely family holiday home

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Holiday Date: 14 April 2012 Review Submitted: 15 May 2012 We stayed at Arkvilla for two weeks and had a thoroughly great holiday. It is a very comfortable 4 bedroom house with ample space so we weren’t on top of each other. The pool was warm and clean as was the rest of the outside

“Arkvilla….our home from home!!”

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Holiday Date: 15th December to 30th December 2011 Review Submitted: 3rd January 2012 We spent our first Christmas away from home from December 15th and chose to stay at Arkvilla and so glad we did. It was a fabulous Villa……more than we were ever expecting. The pictures are exactly how they appear on the website