Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
Universal Orlando Resort hotels offer guests the opportunity to stay onsite, just minutes away from its two theme parks, while enjoying world-class accommodations and benefits! Choose from five distinctly-themed resorts across three categories – Premier, Preferred, and Prime Value.
Universal Orlando Premier Hotels
These Universal Orlando Resort hotels offer the most spacious rooms, first-class service, and unique experiences.
As the name suggests, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel transports guests to the Italian seaside village of Portofino, famous for its picturesque harbor. Guests can walk along cobblestone streets, dine in outdoor cafes, or relax at one of the hotel’s three themed swimming pools. For the ultimate in pampering, book an appointment at Mandara Spa – offering massages, facials, and various other body treatments. Portofino offers 750 luxurious rooms and eight restaurants and lounges.
Calling all rock stars (or those who want to be pampered like a rock star)! The Hard Rock Hotel features world-class service while immersing guests in the rich history of rock music and memorabilia. One of its unique features is the pool, which features interactive fountains, sand beach, hot tubs, water slide, and an underwater sound system. Guests can choose from several dining experiences, including the Palm Restaurant, The Kitchen, and the Velvet Bar. Hard Rock offers 650 spacious rooms.
Universal Orlando Preferred Hotels
These Universal Orlando Resort hotels offer a perfect blend of convenience, amenities, and affordability.
Surrounded by swaying palm trees and beautiful waterfalls, the Loews Royal Pacific Resort will infuse guests with the sights and sounds of the Pacific islands. After a long day at the parks, take some time to enjoy the lagoon-style swimming pool, water play area for children, hot tubs, or play some beach volleyball. Guests can enjoy an authentic Polynesian luau (offered weekly), toast to fabled explorer Jake McNally at Jake’s American Bar, or dine at the lobby sushi bar. Royal Pacific has 1,000 rooms and suites.
Loews Sapphire Falls offers a Caribbean-themed paradise, built around a tropical lagoon and sparkling waterfall. The on-site hotel features a 16,000 square-foot zero-entry pool with a white sand beach, water slide, cabanas, and a fire pit. Enjoy Caribbean dining at the full-service restaurant, or kick back in the lobby lounge offering a tapas-style menu and rum tastings, pool bar, and grill. Sapphire Falls also provides a quick-service marketplace and 24-hour room service. Sapphire Falls will offer 1,000 rooms.
Universal Orlando Prime Value Hotels
Offer guests family suites, fun touches, and affordability.
Cabana Bay Beach Resort evokes the classic, retro-feel of the 1950s and 60s beach resorts. This hotel features two large pools, a lazy river, a bowling alley, plus dining options such as Starbucks, lobby and pool bars, and a table service restaurant in the bowling alley. Cabana Bay offers the most rooms on property: 900 rooms and 900 family suites (1,800 rooms total).
Aventura Hotel is Universal Orlando Resorts newest hotel. This hotel features views of all 3 Universal parks and is walking distance to them as well. Choose from a standard or deluxe guest room; or a kids suite which sleeps six adults comfortably. You can enjoy dinner at Bar 17 Bistro with stunning views of the theme parks, grab a quick meal at Urban Pantry, or grab your favorite Starbucks treat at the on-site Starbucks.
Universal’s Value Hotels
Universal Orlando Resort will soon offer two high-quality, high-value hotel options in the form of Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites and Dockside Inn and Suites. These resorts are for families looking for theme park thrills, exclusive benefits, and a seamless Universal Orlando Resort experience – starting at less than $100 per night. The resort is scheduled to begin opening during in the summer of 2019; the hotels will feature a combined 2,800 guest rooms, including 1,450 two-bedroom suites designed to accommodate families of all sizes. Both options will be value-driven, with nightly rates as low as $73 per night. The 2 Bedroom Suites will sleep six for as little as $111 per night.
Guests will enjoy a relaxed and comfortable vibe, and fun surf and beachy details will be woven in throughout the Surfside Inn, and Suites & Dockside Inn and Suites experience. Surfside Inn and Suites will be the first hotel at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort and will open in the summer of 2019. Its sister property, Dockside Inn and Suites, will open in 2020.
The Mouse For Less Tips
- All Universal Orlando Resort hotels are conveniently located within walking distance of Universal’s two amazing theme parks and offer incredible guest benefits, including complimentary transportation to the theme parks and Universal CityWalk, early park admission to the theme parks, resort-wide charging privileges with their room key and much more.
- Guests who stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and Loews Royal Pacific Resort receive complimentary Universal Express access to bypass the regular lines at participating attractions in Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
- All of the on-site resorts have one or more restaurants to eat at; however, at the Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Aventura Hotel, you can order pizza to be delivered straight to your room.
- When you stay at Aventura Hotel, your room key can be used as an entrance pass for select clubs at Universal’s CityWalk.
For a full list of on-site hotel benefits at Universal Orlando Resort, check out our On-Site Hotel Benefits page.