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The Celeste Hotel – Weekend Getaways at The Celeste

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Mark the start of a brand-new season of University of Central Florida football—and enjoy everything the Greater Orlando has to offer in late summer—on a weekend getaway to The Celeste Hotel!

On Thursday, September 2nd, the UCF Knights welcome the Boise State Broncos to the Bounce House’s first home game of the season. Given the strong seasons the Knights are building upon, and the fact that the team has a new head coach with topnotch credentials, this showdown is a much-anticipated launch of 2021 football at UCF.

Why not use the Knights-Broncos game at the Bounce House as an excuse for a weekend escape? You won’t find better accommodations for it than the UCF’s first on-campus hotel, The Celeste, which also happens to be an excellent springboard for explorations of the Orlando area in general.

The Knights’ 2021 Season Opener

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Landing among college football’s top eight teams in both total offense and scoring for the past three seasons, the Knights aren’t just building on a strong foundation of success this fall, the team is also launching a new era. September 2nd’s season opener against Boise State will be the Bounce House debut of Head Coach Gus Malzahn, who comes to UCF from an eight-year, 77-win tenure at Auburn University.

Football Weekend Getaway at The Celeste Hotel

A short walk away from the Bounce House, The Celeste offers Tribute Portfolio luxury and whimsical ambience right on the UCF campus. Enjoy our celestial decor and pitch-perfect amenities—including some of East Orlando’s top dining at our onsite Aurora restaurant—while relishing the unbeatable proximity to the Knights’ home field.

Of course, that’s not only the proximity you’ll relish on a stay at The Celeste. Besides the Bounce House, Addition Financial Arena, UCF Art Gallery, and other attractions of the UCF campus, you’ll have the rest of the Orlando metro area at your disposal. Check out Downtown Orlando, shop Winter Park and cruise its heralded chain of lakes, savor the beauty of Winter Springs, or make a pilgrimage to Walt Disney World.

And there’s so much more, too, within day-tripping distance—not least the Central Florida Atlantic coast: Canaveral National Seashore, the Kennedy Space Center, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, and other oceanfront destinations.

Throw in inland natural treasures such as the Ocala National Forest and the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, and you’re spoiled for choices.

But don’t delay: Lock down your room or suite here at The Celeste for the kickoff (if you will) to 2021 UCF Knights football, and extend the enjoyment with a long weekend in the heart of Central Florida!