If you plan on spending a lot of your time at Universal
Studios during your Orlando vacation, then you are likely thinking of staying
close to the park. Three Universal Studios Florida resorts await visitors who
want to stay within the boundaries of Universal Studios itself. For those who
want to save money on hotels near Universal Studios Orlando, there are also
some nice discount choices in the area. Besides providing easy access to all
that Universal Studios has to offer, the hotels near Universal Studios Orlando
also have guests relatively close to such Orlando destinations as Disney
World and Sea
World. You can also get to the airport in a short amount of time when you
stay at one of the Universal Studios hotels Orlando, which only helps to make
them more convenient.
As mentioned, there are three Universal Studios Florida resorts to choose from, two of which are Loews resorts. One of the Loews resorts is the Royal Pacific Resort, which aims to deliver a tropical experience to its guests. There's definitely a South Seas look to the place, and the lush grounds abound in swaying palm trees. When you're not enjoying area attractions, you can relax by the resort's stunning lagoon-style pool, which features small beach areas, a beach volleyball court, a children's play area, and upscale private cabanas that you can rent. Daily activities, such as arts and crafts sessions are offered by the pool, and there is a fun game room at the resort where you can enjoy some recreation as well. At night, the entertainment can also come in different forms. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, the nighttime luau is a delight to attend, and on some evenings you can enjoy a free movie viewing. A complete fitness area figures among the Loews Royal Pacific Resort's facilities, and massage treatments can be booked. Other facilities here include an evening babysitting club and multiple restaurants. You'll even find a signature Emeril Lagasse restaurant onsite. The South Seas theme extends into the 1,000 guestrooms and suites at the Royal Pacific Resort. Among the amenities that you will find in every guest unit here include a king-size bed or two queens, a flat-screen TV with cable, a safe, a coffee maker with signature coffees and teas, a daily newspaper, a mini-bar and pantry, free internet access, individual climate control, and a free nightly turndown service. Extra amenities can be enjoyed in the premium rooms and suites.
The Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers a taste of Italy in the heart of Florida , and the spacious guest rooms and suites here definitely have an upgraded feel to them. Whether you opt for a standard room or the Presidente Suite, you'll enjoy a list of amenities, including custom bedding, Italian marble accents, and complimentary cotton robes. Should you be traveling with kids, you might stay in one of the kids suites, which feature a separate king bedroom for the adults. Since you'll be staying in the heart of Universal Studios Resort when you book a room, suite, or villa at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, there will be plenty of dining and entertainment choices at hand, and the hotel's three pools are ideal for those relaxing moments of down time when you're not out enjoying all of the fun things to do in Orlando. The Portofino Bay Hotel has an excellent spa and fitness center, and if it's Florida golf you're here for, then you'll enjoy complimentary transportation to a number of area golf courses. There certainly are many reasons to move the Portofino to the top of your Orlando luxury accommodation list.
Rock 'n' rollers at heart will likely prefer a stay at the Hard Rock Hotel when looking for Universal Studios Hotels Orlando. A funky place with a lot of rocking energy, the Hard Rock Hotel offers what just might be the most hip hotel in Orlando. The Hard Rock Resort Hotel is not the best family option when it comes to Universal Studios Hotels Orlando, as it's geared more towards an adult crowd, but that doesn't mean that families shouldn't consider it. There are babysitting services available for when the parents want to enjoy a night out, and family-related activities are available on a daily basis. As is the case with the other Universal Studios Florida resorts, guests at the Hard Rock can easily access jogging and walking paths that wind their way around the Universal Studios grounds. When you're not doing that, you can hit the game room, check out the rock memorabilia that is found throughout the hotel, hit the onsite fitness center, get a massage, or hang out by the awesome 12,000-square-foot pool. Special golf benefits are offered to all guests at the Universal Studios Florida resorts, so you might consider a round or two on the side as well. A handful of restaurants and a sleek bar are among the resort's facilities, and room service is available around the clock. As for the rooms, they are basically as sleek as those at the other Universal Studios Florida resorts, so you'll enjoy a pretty pampered stay.
The resorts in Universal Studios are relatively expensive because of their overall quality. As such, those looking to save money on rates can opt for one of the more basic hotels near Universal Studios Orlando. Some nice value hotels can be found within easy reach of the park, or resort have you, and among them is the Wingate Inn Universal Studios. You're just a half mile away from Universal Studios when you stay here, and you can get to other area attractions like the Holy Land Experience within minutes. Business travelers will do well to book a stay here if value is what they have in mind, as will leisure travelers. Extras like a computer room access, high-speed internet access, local phone calls, a daily newspaper, shuttle service to Universal Studios, fitness room access, and pool access are all included in the rates here, as is a continental breakfast to help you start your day. The rooms at the Wingate Inn Universal Studios are quite cozy and provide guests with a nice range of amenities. You'll find a king-size bed or two queens in each room, as well as a coffee maker, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a hair dryer, an iron, a cordless phone, a work desk, a safe, cable TV, air-conditioning, and pay-per-view movie options. In other words, you should have everything that you'll need to enjoy a comfortable stay.