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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2015

If you are going to visit Universal Studios, the Hard Rock is the place to stay. It's young, energetic, fun, and fantastic. The room was awesome, the beds totally comfortable (loved the pillows) and it's just a boat ride away from so many good restaurants and fun places to go - even if you don't go see Harry Potter. I...

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HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hey Mary, We’re so happy you enjoyed rocking out with us! Our recently renovated rooms feature an all new line-up of rock ‘n’ roll inspired amenities, like the stellar pillows and plush bedding, and are sure to get you stage ready for a busy day at the Universal Orlando theme parks. Thank you for the awesome five-star review of your...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 September 2015

September 2015, we stayed for 3 nights at the Hard Rock Universal. The service was good. Everyone was accommodating, friendly and we had no issues. The food and drinks were quite pricey, as we expected. Buffet breakfast was good ($20pp). The pool was a nice atmosphere but could use more outgoing wait staff. We walked up to the bar each...

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HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hi Bridgette, Thank you for the rockin’ review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. I’m delighted our team of Rockstars went above and beyond with any requests, as we strive to provide a vacation that truly rocks. Between the live entertainment and dive-in movie, Rockstars of all ages can enjoy cooling off at the...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I'm a pretty experienced traveller, especially through America and have been to Florida four times now so my husband and I decided to move around a bit and try a few hotels. We stayed at Hard Rock for 3 nights so that we could access city walk and universal relatively easily. There is parking available which is valet or self...

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HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hi Heather, Thank you for choosing the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando during your recent stay. Our close proximity to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, paired with Universal’s Unlimited Express Pass and Early Park Admission is a rockin’ combination and sure to save precious vacation time. Following a busy day spent at the theme parks, join fellow Rockstars...

Orlando
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This was our second time staying at Hard Rock Orlando and they did not disappoint! Our 12 year old son's favorite thing each time was the pool slide. The beds & pillows were amazingly comfortable! Everything about our stay was just perfect!!!

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HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

We couldn’t wait to welcome you back! From the adventures at the theme parks to the rockin’ entertainment and thrilling water slide, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. We hope to seeing you again soon for another Rockstar vacation. Rock On!

Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Hard Rock. I was very impressed. The staff really set this place apart from other hotels. Everyone we came in contact with was pleasant and really seems like they enjoyed being at the hotel. Other positives: close to the park and early access, movie at the pool, fun and trendy decor, lobby smells...

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At the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, our team thoroughly enjoys creating an authentic experience that truly rocks! Following a busy day at the theme parks, Rockstars of all ages will enjoy unwinding with a nightly poolside dive-in movie and awesome menu at Beach Club. Our recently renovated rooms, featuring our signature Sleep Like a Rock bedding, ensure Rockstar...

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is was my first time staying at a Hard Rock hotel and I was not disappointed! We had a standard pool view room and I was surprised by how spacious it was!, very modern and well designed! I loved how close it was the park entrance at Universal Studios, it's about a 10 minute walk through a very lush...

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HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hey Brad, We are honored you chose the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando during your recent visit to Orlando. Our recently renovated rooms, feature an all new line up of rock ‘n’ roll inspired amenities, sure to get you stage ready prior to a busy day at the Universal Orlando theme parks. We are happy you were able to...

Orlando
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Hotel is in a great location for Universal and Island of Adventures 6 mins walk or you can get the boat. nice coctail bar to relax in after a long day at the parks, pleanty of restaurants nearby in Universal. The Kitchen was great for breakfast the buffett was amazing staff all very helpful and pleasant.

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We are so glad you thoroughly enjoyed your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando! Rockstars of all ages can kick start your day and fuel up for a day at the theme parks with the hearty breakfast buffet at The Kitchen. Velvet Lounge is the place to be to unwind and enjoy a cold beverage following...

Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the hard rock hotel for 10 days in accessible room if you are a full time wheelchair user give this a miss has it is not fully accessible. I ordered a hoist for the room could not use, roll in shower not good grab rails only on one side of the toilet and the...

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HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Dear Mark, First and foremost thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and concerns regarding your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. I am beyond thrilled to hear that our world class staff went above and beyond to provide you with a rockin' experience that you will not soon forget. We pride ourselves...

Concord, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The Hard Rock is one of the best hotels I have ever experienced. The room we stayed in was "standard" but it was very spacious. The bed is so comfortable! It was quiet. The bathroom was very nicely laid out with two sinks and a separate dressing area. The staff is excellent and very friendly and helpful. The one complaint...

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Hi Margaret, Thank you for the awesome review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our recently renovated rooms provide an all new line up of rock ‘n’ roll inspired amenities, and I’m delighted this was a highlight of your stay. Our close proximity to the Universal Orlando theme parks cuts down travel time, allowing...

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night in 2012 and then 2 nights in 2014 and it is our favourite hotel of any we have ever stayed in before. The rooms are amazing, and the beds are the comfiest ever. Short walk or boat ride to the parks and the express passes are amazing!! We loved sitting by the pool at...

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We were happy to welcome you back! Our recently renovated rooms, featuring our signature Sleep Like a Rock bedding, ensure ultimate comfort and relaxation before a busy day at the Universal Orlando theme parks. Rockstars of all ages can unwind and enjoy the nightly dive-in movie by the pool and stellar selections at the Beach Club Bar and Grill. Thank...

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Live like a rock star and savor the perks of rock 'n' roll royalty with impeccable accommodations, laid-back luxurious style and show-stopping service. Located on-site at Universal Orlando Resort, Hard Rock Hotel is in the heart of the excitement of Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure, and Universal CityWalk. Guests of this hotel enjoy exclusive theme park benefits. Skip the regular lines at most attractions with FREE Universal Express Unlimited ride access - a benefit worth $89 per person, per day**. You can also take advantage of Early Park Admission one hour before the theme park opens, and more! (valid theme park admission required.) ... more   less 

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Address: 5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7834
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: €231 - €534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando 4*
Number of rooms: 650
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Also Known As:
Hard Rock Hotel Orlando
Hotel Hard Rock
Hard Rock Resort
Hard Rock Orlando
Hard Rock Cafe Hotel Orlando
Universal Hard Rock Hotel
Hard Rock Hotel At Universal Orlando Florida
Hotel Style:
#15 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#30 Family Hotel in Orlando
#33 Green Hotel in Orlando
#39 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#40 Business Hotel in Orlando
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“We had a standard room and it was absolutely fine!”
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“Park view away from the elevators! We overlooked the pool area and could see the park, which was really cool for the kids!”
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