Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ★★★★

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$279
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Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Feb 11, 2016 Check-out: Feb 12, 2016
4.4 /5
Overall score
94%
Would recommend
Amenities:
4.5
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.9
Value:
4
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Overview

Live Like A Rock ‘n’ Roll Superstar at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. Its the perfect mix of funk and just plain fun. It’s classy, yet totally casual. Lively, yet laid back. It’s the coolest hotel in town, and you’ll feel like you just stepped off the stage, surrounded with the music, style, and irreverent attitude of the rock n’ roll lifestyle. This AAA Four Diamond Award winning hotel is located within easy walking distance of both Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks. On-site hotel guests enjoy exclusive theme park benefits, including: FREE Universal Express Unlimited ride access to SKIP THE REGULAR LINES in both Universal Orlando theme parks - a benefit worth up to $89 per person, per day (valid theme park admission required). Guests will also enjoy Complimentary resort-wide transportation, including water taxis connecting the hotels and theme parks, priority seating at select restaurants throughout the resort, complimentary package delivery to guest rooms and resort-wide charging privileges with your hotel room key card. Hotel rooms can accommodate up to five people per room - roll away required for the 5th person (fees apply). Pet Friendly rooms are available. Restrictions Apply.

Dining

The Kitchen
New American cuisine.
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Famed New York steakhouse.
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Poolside bar and grill.
Velvet Lounge
Orlando's coolest spot for cocktails and appetizers.
Emack & Bolios Marketplace
Ice cream parlor featuring Starbucks coffee.
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Amenities

Featured

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities

General

  • Air conditioned
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Concierge
  • Pet friendly
  • Elevators
  • Ice machine
  • 24 hour security
  • Phone service

Activities

  • Heated pool
  • Fitness center or spa
  • Exercise gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Live entertainment
  • Sauna
  • Children's activities
  • Golf
  • Game room
  • Jogging track
  • Tennis
  • Boating

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee maker in room
  • Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24 hour room service
  • Room service

Services

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Maid service
  • Laundry service
  • Guest laundromat
  • Express checkout
  • Childcare Service
  • Concierge desk
  • Laundry/Valet services
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Security
  • Wake-up service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shopping mall
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Car rental desk
  • Barber shop
  • Boutiques
  • Barber/Beauty shop
  • Porters
  • Doorman
  • FAX
  • Conference facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Video checkout
  • Copy service
  • Currency exchange
  • News stand
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Drugstore
  • Kennels

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room

Parking

  • Valet parking
  • Bus parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible Rooms/Facilities
  • Accessible facilities
  • Wheel chair access
  • Accessible parking
  • Ramp access to buildings
  • Brailled elevators
  • TDD telephone machine

Room

  • Television with cable
  • Radio
  • Cordless phone
  • Safe
  • Phone with speaker
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Desk with lamp
  • Mini bar
  • Free newspaper
  • Heated guest rooms
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Turndown service
  • Shower
  • Electronic door locks
  • Dining guide
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinklers in rooms

Reviews

4.4 /5 Overall score

94% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4.5/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.6/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.5/5
  • Comfort: 4.5/5
  • Location: 4.9/5
  • Value: 4/5

Girl's Extended Weekend

Would recommend Thu, Dec 24, 2015
Everything about the hotel was wonderful, except the housekeeping left something to be desired. Our first night we returned to our room around 5pm to find it had not been touched and then when they did clean it they did not replenish the coffee supplies. Another day we found a napkin that had been sitting on the bed wrapped in the sheets when the bed was made. The location is probably better for families with kids since we were awakened on multiple occasions when families returned late from the park or were up early to go to the park. It was great to lounge by the pool and have staff catering to you and checking often to see if you needed anything. Overall, all the staff was friendly and eager to share information to help guide our stay so we would get the most out of our vacation.

| N/A Friends

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

family trip

Would recommend Thu, Dec 17, 2015
everything was wonderful, the only problem I had was when cleaning staff clean rooms they should not close door behind them, door should always stay open when they are cleaning your room. How do you know what they are doing in there with the door closed? Looking through all my stuff?

| N/A Family

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 3 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Great trip! Loved the time there

Would recommend Tue, Dec 1, 2015
The hotel was wonderful. Room service staff was friendly and always eager to help make your stay better. The closeness to the city walk and both parks is wonderful as we never had to leave the area! One thing to note, though it did not take away from the experience is that the hardrock has a security system that goes off in every room if something is triggered. It would've been nice to be made aware of this at check in, also, they could limit the repetition of the alarm or space out the announcements. This happened twice in our 4 night stay. They should re-evaluate their system and how it's utilized though it's nice to know they have one in place it might be too sensitive.

| N/A Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Orlando Trip

Would recommend Tue, Nov 17, 2015
Great hotel, very clean and great energetic vibe. Hotel was in a perfect location for Universal attractions.

| West Greenwich Business

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

fantastic hotel

Would recommend Mon, Oct 19, 2015
Check in was 4 pm but our rooms were ready at 1220 . They texted me while we were in Universal Studios that our room was ready. The staff at the front desk were awesome and were so helpful. The rooms were spacious and very clean. Poolside bar/restaurant served excellent food and drinks or you could have food and drink served to you while on your sunbed around the pool. We visited the Kitchen restaurant for a buffet breakfast $20 for adults $5 for kids and they served everything ..... and we tried everything..lol..and we couldn't fault the food . Will definitely visit this hotel again.

| N/A Family

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Great experience

Would recommend Fri, Oct 9, 2015
Loved this Hotel. Near the parks great for fast passes. Nice and relaxing around the pool area and great service.

| N/A Family

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great Location

Would recommend Sun, Oct 4, 2015
This hotel had a great location as it was easy to walk to the Universal theme parks. The only thing that would make this hotel better is balconies but since we weren't in the room much it was okay.

| N/A Family

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

All 4 universal Orlando hotels

Would recommend Wed, Aug 12, 2015
I bought a universal annual pass for myself the girlfriend and the kid and took every chance I got to stay on site saving what I thought would be my favorite hotel for last..... It was!!...the hard rock staff was amazing the whole trip. I never came across an unfriendly face in the six nights I was there. The only bad part about my stay was the day I had to leave and come back to reality....... the good part is my fiancée suggested(without me pushing her to) that we should get married here! It was the closest I could get after me mentioning I wanted to get married at Hogwarts. The royal pacific is my second favorite and the cabana bay was AWESOME If you go in the off season and can do without the express passes. I can't wait till my next trip to universal and depending on price differences would love to stay here again. The proximity to the park can't be beat and is great to go back to the room around lunch time when the parks start to fill up to get a shower and relax for a while. Love this place and it inspired me to do my first review!!

| Arlington Family

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Rockin' Family Trip

Would recommend Sat, Jul 18, 2015
Upon arrival, the staff were extremely helpful and courteous. They explained locations within the hotel and gave great information about the Universal Theme Parks next door such express pass and early entrance to the parks for those staying at on-site properties. Great location and within a short walking distance to the parks and City Walk made it even better! Can't say enough about this great property and would definitely return.

| Vineland Family

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great time, every time

Would recommend Wed, Jul 1, 2015
Great stay. Very close to Universal. Super convenient and great atmosphere.

| Guttenberg Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Universal Islands of Adventure 0.3 mi
Universal Studios Escape 0.4 mi
Universal Studios Florida 0.4 mi
Millenia Mall Complex 2.1 mi
Ripley's Believe It Or Not 2.1 mi
Guinness World of Records 2.1 mi
Trainland 3 mi
Wonderworks 3.1 mi
Pointe Orlando Dining, Shopping & Entertainment Complex 3.2 mi
Orange County Convention Center 3.5 mi
Shingle Creek Golf Club 3.7 mi
Aquatica Park 4.3 mi
Seaworld ® Orlando 4.6 mi
The Florida Mall 4.8 mi
Sea World Adventure Park 4.8 mi
Discovery Cove 5 mi
The Florida Citrus Bowl 5.7 mi
Downtown Orlando 6.7 mi
Amway Arena 6.9 mi
Amway Centre 6.9 mi
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre 6.9 mi
Lake Eola Swan Boat & Gondola Rentals 7.1 mi
Loch Haven Park 8.6 mi
Orange County Historical Museum 8.8 mi
Orlando Museum of Art 8.9 mi
Gatorland 9.2 mi
Lake Whippoorwill Speedway 14.8 mi
CFE Arena 18.6 mi
Bright House Networks Stadium 18.9 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 04:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

$279
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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 11, 2016 Check-out: Feb 12, 2016