Centrally located at Universal Orlando, Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® Universal’s guests receive Free* Universal Express Unlimited ride access to skip the regular lines at most popular attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure (valid theme park admission required). CityWalk nightlife is 5 minutes' walk away and accessible by water taxi. Early Park AdmissionƗ to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay water theme park 1 hour before the theme parks opens. (Valid theme park admission required; select attractions.) A 12,000-square-foot pool with underwater music and rock and roll memorabilia decor is on site. Guests can also enjoy American fare at Palm Restaurant on site for dinner. Velvet Bar features a full bar and appetizers. Free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and an iPod docking station are available in each room. All rooms are decorated with rock music-themed decor. This hotel provides complimentary shuttle busses and walking paths around the resort, so it’s just a quick hop to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal CityWalk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Exclusive theme park benefits

Universal Orlando hotel guests get more ride time, more free time, and more family time every day of their vacation. It couldn’t be easier. Staying with Universal is the best way to experience all the destination has to offer.

Universal Orlando Resort, Hard Rock
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Orlando, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)

Game room


Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
7.6
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
7.8
High score for Orlando
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Leanne
    Canada Canada
    Location, beautiful hotel, pool open till 10pm, friendly and helpful staff, text communication for all needs.
  • Maria_rusitaus
    Russia Russia
    Ideal location and fantastic perks to make a fantastic vacation at the parks. With just two days right at the beginning of our vacation we didn't even have time to try everything out (all the facilities like swimming pool and perks like water taxi).
  • J
    Justin
    United States of America United States of America
    Loved how close everything was, the theme, and the ability to rent a guitar for the stay!

Area info

Restaurants
4 Restaurants On Site

  • Palm Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Dinner
  • The Kitchen
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • Velvet Bar
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern
  • Beachclub
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner

Resort facilities at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel®
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 4 restaurants
  • Spa
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Entertainment staff
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $33 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Heated pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Waterslide
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
$35 per child, per night
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
$35 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Carte Blanche Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s21)

© 2021 MARVEL. TRANSFORMERS and its logo and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2021 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

ƗRequires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando and Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.

*Requires theme park admission. Valid only at participating rides and attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel®, and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. ^Based on average price of a 2-Park Universal Express Unlimited™ pass ranging between $84.99 and $189.99.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Universal's Hard Rock Hotel®

  • Check-in at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® is 6.2 miles from the center of Orlando. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® include:

    • Quad
    • Double
    • Family

  • Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Entertainment staff
    • Locker rooms
    • Steam room
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness
    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® on this page.

  • Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® has 4 restaurants:

    • Velvet Bar
    • The Kitchen
    • Palm Restaurant
    • Beachclub

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel® may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.