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How to Choose the Best Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort for Your Summer Vacation
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How to Choose the Best Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort for Your Summer Vacation

Talk about the best of both worlds - imagine a seamless blend of relaxation AND excitement. Isn’t that what we all want on vacation? That’s exactly what happens when you stay at any of the eight magnificent Universal Orlando Resort hotels. The proximity to the parks blurs the lines between tranquility and thrills, creating an unforgettable ambiance. Embrace the freedom to indulge in your favorite activities at your own pace, knowing that your hotel is close by.  

At all of our hotels, you’ll find on-site dining options, an arcade for the family to enjoy, pools, fitness centers, and so much more. Did we mention that all our guests get early access to the parks with Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay? Sign me up! Now…which hotel do we choose? No matter your vacation style or budget, we have the right fit for your summer getaway.  

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Enjoy a picturesque retreat modeled after the charming, seaside village of Portofino, Italy at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, get swept away to a South Pacific paradise at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, or relax like rock ’n’ roll royalty at Hard Rock Hotel. As a Premier hotel guest, your stay includes free Universal Express Unlimited so you can save time skipping the regular lines at participating attractions and have more time to soak up the sunshine poolside.  

Are you traveling with your own little minions? Our kids’ suites give you the space to relax and unwind in your own master bedroom while the kids have fun in their themed connecting room with two twin beds. A busy day at the park is sure to work up an appetite, so upgrade your stay to a club level room for even more benefits like complimentary breakfast for you and the family. Other benefits include priority seating at select restaurants at Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal CityWalk.  After your fun-filled day of roller coasters and endless dining options, getting back to your home away from home is a breeze with our water taxis, scenic walking paths, and shuttle buses. 

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When you’re visiting Florida, a tropical retreat is exactly what you should treat yourself to. Book your stay at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and surrender to the laid-back Caribbean-inspired Island vibes and relaxation. Embrace the scenic vistas of cascading blue waterfalls and the soothing melodies of steel drums in the distance. Indulge in the flavors of the Caribbean and discover an award-winning bar where they take the food as seriously as their curated selection of exquisite rums. Sapphire Falls gives you easy and convenient access to the parks via water taxi, walking path, or shuttle bus. Get a jump ahead of the crowds with Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay. At Loews Hotels, we love pets and know they are part of the family, which is why our Premier and Preferred hotels are pet friendly.  

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Prime Value 

You will have a blast from the past at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. Take a journey back in time with retro-style rooms, classic cars, and even an ice cream parlor that will make you feel like you're back in the 1950s with your polka dots and poodle skirt. What’s the downside to staying at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort you ask? You may never want to leave! This resort will keep your family busy all day with a bowling alley, two pools, a waterslide, and lazy river. As the closest resort to Universal’s Volcano Bay, you are just steps away from thrills and relaxation.  

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If you’re looking for sleek and modern, then Universal’s Aventura Hotel is the right place for you. Control features in your room from a handheld tablet and receive amenity deliveries from our friendly robot, Relay. The views from the rooftop at Bar 17 Bistro are something you’ll have to see to believe. Both Prime Value hotels offer complimentary park transportation via shuttle buses and Early Park Admission.


Choose a vibrant and sun-soaked sanctuary from our exceptional Value hotels. Each hotel boasts its own distinct style, accompanied by exclusive theme park benefits to ensure you stay close to all the action at Universal Orlando Resort. At our Value hotels, you’ll still receive Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay, on-site dining options, a fitness center, arcade and so much more, at our most affordable price. Whether you’re hitting the surf at the surfboard-shaped pool at Surfside Inn and Suites or soaking up the sunset views from the pools at Dockside Inn and Suites, you’ll have the vacation you’ve been waiting for with the budget you’ve been saving.   

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Get ready for incredible fun and much-needed relaxation at Universal Orlando Resort. Click here to book your summer vacation.