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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We went to dinner on the 18th to celebrate our sons 12th birthday. The food was AMAZING!!!!!! Most importantly The entire staff went above and beyond to ensure his birthday was unbelievably special. We will definitely go back!!!$

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This has been my fifth visit to this hotel and it never disappoints. We spent 5 days with our family here. There were 14 of us in total. We opted for club level rooms. I've read several negative reviews regarding club level. However I think it's worth the money, especially when you have 5 people in the room. Breakfast is...

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Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family of four (2 adults and 2 children ages 11 & 15) checked in on March 9 for a 4 night stay in a pool view room at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. We arrived at about 9pm and the check in process was very fast. The front desk staff was friendly and informative. After unpacking I...

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

Thank you for the stellar five-star review. Please accept our apologies for the initial experience you had once you arrived. We are extremely happy it was able to get turned around for you. Our Rockstar team make sure to go above and beyond to bring the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll alive in each and every guest interaction and I...

East Brady, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We (family of 4) only stayed one night to take advantage of the express pass perks that come with staying at a resort property. We were totally surprised at the quality of service, rooms and amenities the property offered. Kids enjoyed the awesome pool area, while the parents enjoyed the Beach Club bar overlooking the pool. Everything was very clean...

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

Thank you for the stellar five-star review. We are thrilled you experienced the Rock Star experience from the moment you arrived. Our close proximity to the parks and Universal Unlimited Express Passes really do take the parks to a whole new level. Our Rockstar team goes above and beyond to bring the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll alive in each...

Orlando
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came for a quick getaway to enjoy sons bday and mardigras at park. Beautiful weather unfortunately was extremely crowded but express pass from hotel made worth it wish fl resident rate was available for both nights. But my choice hotel of all the resorts available at universal.

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

Thank you for the stellar five-star review and taking the time to celebrate your birthday with us. We are glad we were able to add to this memorable experience.The Universal Unlimited Express Passes and close proximity to the parks can't be beat. We are thrilled you experienced the Rock Star experience from the moment you arrived. We look forward to...

Orlando
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing stay here at the Hard Rock. Service was excellent, food was excellent. My kids had a great time at the pool. Awesome slide at the pool, safe environment. Close to Universal, we walked to the universal area every night. Would definitely come back here again!

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

Thank you for the stellar five-star review. Our Rockstar team goes above and beyond to bring the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll alive in each and every guest interaction and I am glad to hear you felt just that during your stay with us. We are thrilled you were able to take the time to enjoy our zero entry pool,...

Orlando
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff of the Hard Rock Hotel Orlando is absolutely outstanding! From the moment we entered the Lobby to the Bellman putting our luggage in our car, we were treated with sincere and gracious hospitality. Everyone was extremely friendly and always willing to offer assistance regarding the wonderful hotel features, or highlights for our visits to Universal. The Boat and...

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

We were honored you rocked out with us! From the awesome memorabilia to our team of Rock Stars, we strive to create an experience that truly rocks. We are thrilled you experienced the Rock Star experience from the moment you arrived. Our close proximity to the parks and Universal Unlimited Express Passes really do take the parks to a whole...

Lynnfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed on the Rock Royalty floor. Would definitely recommend to others. Worth the extra money. Had 6 in our group. Limited seating but it was easy to grab breakfast each morning and eat back at our room. Made it easy to hit the parks early and stress free. Nice walk from hotel to parks. Can also take the water taxi....

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

Thank you for the stellar five-star review. We are thrilled you experienced the Rock Star experience from the moment you arrived. Our Rock Royalty Lounge is the perfect way to get those extra must have amenities while staying on property. With turn down service, continental breakfast, snacks throughout the afternoon, afternoon appetizers, 5pm to 7pm Complimentary Beer and Wine Happy...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Hotel has a lot to offer for the Vacationer that is looking for a place to stay if your going to Universal in Orlando. Great rooms, Great pool area with private cabanas to be rented.Breakfast was great with a wide selection from the Buffet menu. The free Fast passes for each guest for the park rides, makes this hotel...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a rockin' review. The Universal Unlimited Express Passes and close proximity to the parks can't be beat. We are thrilled you were able to take the time to enjoy our poolside activities. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another vacation fit for a Rock Star. Rock On!

Kings Park, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hotel for visiting the Universal parks. It's the closest to them, and also CityWalk. It's short enough to walk, or you can take the short boat ride if you'd rather rest your legs. Our deluxe room with two queens and a pullout couch was big enough for our family of four (including college boy and pre-teen girl who need...

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

Thank you for the stellar five-star review. The Universal Unlimited Express Passes, Early Park Admission, and close proximity to the parks can't be beat. We are so happy our team of Rockstars were able to create an authentic experience that truly rocked and guaranteed all requests were met. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon for another vacation...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $371 - $846 (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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“Avoid pool view rooms if noise bothers you. The noise from the pool area did not bother us, but may bother some.”
 of 5 bubbles CandiceR915, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Water Taxi and Resturan tare on the 1st Floor, Check in/Out is on the 3rd Floor.”
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