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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We love the Hard Rock!! It is such an easy walk to Universal Orlando and Islands of Adventure. The pool is great for the kids and adults, with plenty of afternoon and evening entertainment. As a family of six, we have to get 2 rooms,and this year we stayed in a King Suite and attached 2 queen room with a...

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

Hi Amy, Thank you for your stellar review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. The complimentary Unlimited Universal Express Pass and Early Park Admission are a great added bonus, especially when combined with the close proximity to Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. I’m delighted to hear your family was treated like Rockstars throughout...

Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

We had a brilliant stay here recently. The staff were superb. Highlights were a 'Kisses' treasure hunt they laid on for our anniversary complete with gift boxed chocs and a cocktail at the bar. Had a delicious meal in The Kitchen, our server was brilliant with recommendations and themagicians who came to our table to do tricks were awesome still...

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

Thank you for choosing the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando for your anniversary celebration! The Kitchen features a rockin’ menu, sure to satisfy every Rockstar’s appetite. Visiting the pool, with live entertainment and a cold beverage from the Beach Club, is a great way to unwind following a busy day at the parks. We hope to see you again...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 24 August 2015

On our most recent stay to Universal Orlando we opted to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel. The hotel has the convenience of being the closest hotel to the Universal Studios gates and is a very short walk to Islands of Adventure and the Citywalk. The added benefits of early admission (available at many hotels) and express pass (only the...

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

Thank you for your rockin’ five-star review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our recently renovated rooms feature an all new lineup of rock ‘n’ roll inspired amenities are sure to get you stage ready for a busy day at the theme parks. Our guests receive complimentary Universal Unlimited Express Passes as well as...

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

checked in at 8 am ,very easy and quick, got express passes from the lobby with room key also very quick. room for 5 with two queen size beds and a rollaway bed . room spacious until rollaway bed arrived then difficult to walk around room but it was only for one night so ok . beds comfortably and room...

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

Hi Rachelle, Thank you for the rockin’ five-star review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our recently renovated rooms, featuring our signature Sleep Like a Rock bedding, are sure to get you stage ready for a busy day at the Universal Orlando theme parks. We hope to see you the next time you visit...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2015

What a delightful experience I had with my girlfriends and kids, AGAIN, from start to finish! Lauren Freeman and Brandon at the front desk are fantastic. Chris Pakula had his hands full with all our luggage and was so helpful and just as kind as can be. Ken at the bar in The Kitchen was so very nice. The pool...

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

Thank you for your rockin’ five-star review of your recent staycation at the Hotel at Universal Orlando. I’m delighted to hear our team of Rockstars went above and beyond and created another rockin’ stay for your friends and family. We hope to see you again soon. Rock On!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had such a wonderful time last weekend at this hotel!!!! The front desk helped us wuth everything we needed. Lauren Freeman and Christine at the front desk was very professional and helpful with all the needs of our room. Also John who worked at the pool was great and always checking to make sure we had everything we needed....

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

Hey Amber, We are so happy your family enjoyed your time with us at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando! We are delighted to hear our team of Rockstars was able to create an authentic experience that rocked, and guaranteed all of your requests were met. We can’t wait to have you back for another rockin’ vacation. Rock On!

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Although our room was a little on the small side, it was well appointed and clean. Due to its close proximity to the Universal theme parks and the fact that each guest gets a free express pass (so that you can avoid many of the queues) and early entry to each park, it is an ideal place to stay whilst...

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

Hi Stu and Claire, Thank you for the awesome review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. The ease of the charging capabilities and close proximity paired with complimentary Universal Unlimited Express Pass and Early Park Admission ensures a rockin’ good time. Be sure to come hungry when visiting The Kitchen, as the menu is...

NJ
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This hotel is at a nice location to Universal. You can go out through the pool area and then get on the garden path. Very quick. The pool area was a lot of fun. Great DJ that got the party going. They do not have robes in the room but if you would like one you can call up and...

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

Thank for taking the time to submit feedback from your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. We are always looking to enhance our guest’s experiences and it is through comments and reviews, such as yours, we are able to make any necessary changes. I’m delighted to hear the live entertainment poolside and close proximity to the...

Manchester uk
Reviewed 24 August 2015

From start to finish we had a great time here. All of the staff were very helpful and efficient. Within moments of arriving my 8 year old son had kno led a picture off our bedroom wall, when I reported it to the front desk they said "how rock and roll dude, next he'll be parking his car in the...

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Thank you for providing a rockin’ review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our team of Rockstars strives to spread the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll, and I’m delighted to hear that the case for your family during your stay. The pool and Beach Club Bar and Grill, featuring live entertainment and activities, are...

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Proximity of hotel to Universal Studios is excellent. Rooms are smallish but nice. Pool was very nice and Palm Restaurant had great food. Ability to walk to the other Universal hotels was nice and Water Taxi was also a nice touch to help save steps

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Thank you for your awesome review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. The zero-depth pool, featuring live entertainment, ensures fun for Rockstars of all ages, especially after a busy day at the theme parks. Our close proximity to Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios, paired with the complimentary Universal Unlimited Express Pass and Early...

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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: €225 - €520 (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
#32 Green Hotel in Orlando
#39 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#40 Business Hotel in Orlando
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“Club room was good for those with kids - especially teens to snack and grab drinks throughout the day.”
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