The best hotels in the Universal Orlando Resort area of the city are enjoyed for their close proximity to all the fun of the world-class theme parks and attractions, but also for the high level of facilities and renowned Floridian service on the back of which Orlando has often been to referred to as the friendliest place in the world. Universal Orlando has a collection of its own luxury hotels to consider, located actually within the complex, while on the periphery there are plenty more places to stay, and most of them offer free shuttle journeys into the park for all guests.
As there are so many things to see and do in Orlando, you might not get much time to really make the most of the in-house facilities, but rest assured, whether you fancy an early morning swim or a workout before dinner there will be a Universal Orlando hotel in our list to suit your needs.
- Gatorland Admission
- Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show
- Eat and Play Card – 1 Card for 4 Travelers
- Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
- Crayola Experience Admission
- Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
- Blue Man Group
- Walt Disney World® Resort Magic Your Way Ticket
- Chocolate Kingdom Factory Tour
- SeaWorld Florida Tickets - Choose Your Adventure
Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ®Universal Orlando Resort™
Orlando hotel with pool and beach, near Universal Studios® On Universal Boulevard Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando is on Universal Blvd, a 3-minute walk to Universal Studios® Florida.Dining and live entertainment at Universal CityWalk® is a 10-minute walk, and Orlando International Airport is an 18-minute drive.Universal Studios® Universal Studios® is a 3-minute walk, and you can zap aliens at MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™, or take a spin on the Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit.Harry Potter and friends need your help on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, a 5-minute walk. Read More...
Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & LodgeUniversal Orlando™ area
Stay at the winter home of Mr.Palmer, located in the heart of Orlando.This 280 acre property features 70 lodge rooms, seven private two bedroom guest houses, three restaurants and three bars, 27 holes of golf, world class spa and salon, golf and tennis academy, an aquatic and fitness center, 9,000 sq.ft.of versatile meeting space, a complimentary newspaper and more.Minimum age required at check-in is 21.Check-in is at our front desk, which is staffed 24/7.Check-in time is 3pm.Check-out is at 12pm.Personal ID and credit card are required upon check-in.Minimum age required at check-in is 21.For your convenience, our front desk is staffed 24/7. Read More...
Universal's Loews Royal Pacific ResortUniversal Orlando Resort™
Luxury resort at Universal Orlando® South Seas splendor Bamboo accents and a tropical ambiance conjure the South Pacific at this tropical retreat.A 10-minute walk through the palm-lined Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando® takes you to the park's main attractions.World-class shopping awaits at Orlando Premium Outlets on International Drive just 2.5 miles away.First in line You can skip the regular lines at Universal parks with the Universal Express pass so you have time to do and see more.Other perks include priority seating at select Universal’s restaurants and shuttle services to SeaWorld® and Aquatica™. Read More...
Universal's Loews Portofino Bay HotelUniversal Orlando Resort™
Luxury hotel in the heart of Universal Orlando® La dolce vita A quiet harbor and cobblestone streets complete the Italian feel of Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando®.The music-filled piazza is an ideal place to take in the hotel's vibrant facades while a free water taxi gets you to Universal’s CityWalk in minutes.Early park entry As a guest of the Portofino, you’ll have access to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® 1 hour before the general public.After a day of park hopping, choose from a range of treatments at Mandara Spa. Read More...
Universal's Loews Sapphire Falls ResortUniversal Orlando Resort™
DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal OrlandoUniversal Orlando™ area
Relaxed hotel by I-4 with pool and Starbucks® coffee By Universal Orlando® Off I-4 and the Florida Turnpike, DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando provides a handy retreat close to the resort.You'll be a 21-minute drive from Orlando International Airport and can reach Church Street Station in downtown Orlando in 11 minutes via car.I-Ride and SeaWorld® CityWalk® and Islands of Adventure® are both a 5-minute drive across S.Kirkman Road, and The Mall at Millenia is 7 minutes by car.You'll be on the I-Ride Trolley Green Line, which leads to SeaWorld® and to shopping at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets®. Read More...
Crowne Plaza Orlando UniversalSand Lake
This hotel, located on Universal Boulevard, is just a quick walk from Orlando's world-renowned International Drive.Complimentary shuttles whisk visitors from the hotel to SeaWorld, Wet ‘n Wild, and the Disney® and Universal Orlando theme parks.Crowne Plaza Orlando-Universal offers an outdoor pool, fitness and business centers, and offers free high-speed and wireless Internet access. Read More...