Universal Orlando > on-site hotels guide
There are three
official hotels featured by Universal Orlando resort. The Hard Rock
HotelŪ, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
all have free shuttle bus or water taxi services to the Universal
Orlando parks. The guest room keys at any of the Universal Orlando
hotels work as an Express Pass, which allows guests to skirt by long
lines at the popular attractions. All three hotels have earned the AAA
Four Diamond rating.
Prices range from $309 per night in low season to $439 per night in high
season for a standard room.
Portofino Bay Hotel
The Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal
Orlando brings the charm of Italy to your Orlando vacation in a
remarkable way. This hotel is themed to look identical to the
Mediterranean town of Portofino from the harbor to the buildings. The
Portofino Bay Hotel is a charming hotel to explore with marble floor
lobbies, many outdoor courtyards and so much more.
The standard rooms of this hotel are the largest of the three
Universal hotels and have either two Queen beds or one King bed. There
are also many suites available at this hotel, as well as a concierge
level. Having stayed at this hotel many times, I can personally confirm
these are some of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept on. The
rooms here also have a desk, Keurig coffee maker 32" flat panel TV and
amazing bathrooms to match.
It's impossible not to have fun at this hotel with its three
different pools and other amenities. There is one small garden pool, a
larger lap pool with nearby hot tub, and a beach pool with a great water
slide. There is also an arcade and child care to keep the kids
entertained. For the adults there are the Mandara Spa and 2 lounges for
a wonderful escape.
To satisfy your hunger, the Portofino Bay Hotel has 3 full
service restaurants, 2 quick service restaurants and a shop featuring
Hard Rock Hotel
Are you ready to rock? If you love rock & roll or your family
vacation is all about living it up, the Hard Rock Hotel may be the hotel
for you. This hotel feels like a cool California rocker's paradise
with a spacious lobby, music memorabilia and an amazing pool. This hotel
is the closest one in terms of walking distance to the Universal Studios
The standard rooms of this hotel have either two Queen beds or
one King bed. There are also deluxe rooms and many suites available at
this hotel, as well as a concierge level fit for a rock & roll king
or queen. The deluxe rooms are bigger and have a seating area and the
deluxe Queen room also has a pull-out sofa which is great for bigger
families. Having stayed at this hotel many times, I can personally
confirm these are some of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept
on. The rooms here also have a desk, Keurig coffee maker, 32" flat
panel TV, iHome iPod dock, and amazing bathrooms to match.
The Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando has one large beach
pool with a water slide that's tons of fun as well as a hot tub next
to it. The best feature about this pool is that you can listen to the
music that you hear outside by the pool under the water too!
To satisfy your hunger, the Hard Rock Hotel has 2 full service
restaurants, 1 quick service restaurants and an ice cream shop.
Royal Pacific Resort
Themed after Polynesian islands, the Royal Pacific Resort is
Universal Orlando's third on-site hotel. This hotel is
considered the 'value' hotel of the three and the rooms are
slightly smaller than those at Portofino Bay and Hard Rock
Hotel, but there is still plenty of room for the family.
The standard rooms of this hotel have either two Queen beds
or one King bed. There are also suites available at this hotel,
as well as a concierge level. The rooms here also have a desk,
Keurig coffee maker, 32" flat panel TV, iHome iPod dock, and
amazing bathrooms to match.
Royal Pacific Resort features a lagoon style pool that's fun
for the entire family and provides a great break from a day at
the theme parks. This hotel is the closest in walking distance
to the Islands of Adventure theme park.
To satisfy your hunger, the Royal Pacific Resort hotel has 3
full service restaurants, 1 quick service restaurant and even
has a luau on certain nights of the week. One of the restaurants
on property is even an Emeril's restaurant.
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