Universal Orlando provides five onsite resort hotels to choose from:
- Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort (prime value)
- Loews Sapphire Falls Resort (preferred)
- Loews Royal Pacific Resort (preferred)
- Hard Rock Hotel (premier)
- Loews Portofino Bay Hotel (premier)
The onsite hotels offer something for every vacation, budget and family size. From value resorts with pricing comparable to offsite hotels, there are so many reasons to stay closer to the action than offsite.
Each hotel offers complimentary transportation from the resort to the parks (shuttle busses and water taxis for the preferred and premier resorts).
All guests staying onsite receive Early Park Admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the theme park opens. (valid theme park admission is required)
Resort wide charging privileges with room key
Complimentary access to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk
Complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel room
Complimentary scheduled transportation to nearby attractions included Wet n Wild waterpark, SeaWorld and Aquatica.
Guests staying at Loews Royal Pacific, Hard Rock Hotel and Portofino Bay also receive priority seating at select restaurants and "Skip the Lines for Free" with Universal Express Unlimited ride access for each guest in the room!! This benefit provides a value of up to $89/per person per day to head straight to the front of the lines for most attractions (Harry Potter attractions are excluded) and the unlimited option provides unlimited access so you can skip the line and ride the attraction over and over again! The Universal Express Unlimited pass is included with your hotel room valid for the duration of your stay but separate ticket admission is required to enter Universal Studios parks.
UNIVERSAL'S CABANA BAY BEACH RESORT
Stay onsite at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort for the most affordable option to enjoy and maximize your vacation time at Universal Studios! This resort features value pricing, family suites that can sleep up to six, including kitchenettes and plenty of bathroom space for everyone! Relive the good ol' days of the 1950's and 60's where things were fun and people enjoyed music, and simply enjoyed the beach life! With 2,200 guests rooms and two new towers to be opening in 2017, Cabana Bay will be the largest onsite Universal resort offering value, fun and the best views of the newest park, Universal's Volcano Bay Water Theme Park, opening 2017. Enjoy two massive pools and a lazy river to beat the heat, and go bowling at the Galaxy Bowl at your resort!
The newest resort to join the Universal Studios Orlando family just opened in July 2016 and provides guests with a colourful and fun Caribbean adventure. Tropical, lush and relaxing, Sapphire Falls hands down has the best pool options for kids and families! Escape to a Caribbean paradise with 16,000 sq ft pool, water slide, interactive kids area, hot tub, fire pit and cabana rentals, guests may never want to leave!
Escape to the South Pacific when you visit Loews Royal Pacific Resort with a quiet and relaxing oasis of lush landscaping, tropical wonders and Asian-infused exotic culinary creations. At the resort for exclusive dining experiences include the Wantilan Luau for live music and authentic Polynesian cuisine, Emeril's Tchoup Chop (Emeril's take on Asian cuisine), and Character breakfasts with Universal's favourite characters on Sunday mornings. Reservations are highly recommended. A torch lighting ceremony by the pool is always a fun experience for the "old aloha" welcoming chant, fire dancer and other authentic Polynesian activities.
HARD ROCK HOTEL ORLANDO
Party like a rock star at the Hard Rock Resort Orlando! Fun and funky, it's the coolest place to hang in town! The accommodations are top notch, laid back style and the whole vibe of the place is rock star royalty. The walls are adorned with classic rock icons and memorabilia and you feel "at home" with all these iconic stars.
LOEWS PORTOFINO BAY HOTEL
Escape to Italy and relax and rejuvenate in the recreated port town of Portofino, Italy. Experience "la dolce vida" - the sweet life - and feel the beauty and splendour of Italy and enjoy peace, quiet and relaxation. Cobblestone streets and side walk cafes provide an authentic European town feel.
- Early admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission is required).
- Complimentary water taxis, shuttle busses from the resorts to Universal theme parks and City Walk.
- Beautiful walkways to enjoy if you want to walk to the parks from your resort
- Complimentary access to live entertainment at Universal CityWalk
- Complimentary delivery of merchandise to your hotel
- Complementary scheduled transportation to Wet n' Wild, SeaWorld and Aquatica parks nearby.
- Resort-wide charging privileges with room key
Stay at Hard Rock Orlando, Loews Royal Pacific or Loews Portofino Bay and receive the extra benefit of Universal Express Unlimited ride access to skip the regular lines in both theme parks! This FREE benefit is available to all guests staying in the same room and is worth $89/person per day.
If you need help narrowing down your choices for hotel, let me know how I can help! There is something for everyone and I would love the opportunity to see how I can help! Book your vacation with me at www.ReneeTsangTravel.com!