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Very nice place

The buildings were pretty old and rundown. However, the room was updated and nice. There was a domestic disturbance when we were there so that was a little disturbing.

Pros- location very close to Universal, check in was fast and friendly. Cons- dark rooms, old and outdated. Bathroom needs updating. Sink knobs were touching the mirror, hard to turn. Closet shelf was laying directly on hanging bar. Had to push hangers in. Will probably not stay here again.

Proximity and very friendly and helpful staff.

This was one of the nastiest, if not the nastiest hotels I have ever seen. The door to our room did not close completely and you could see daylight under the bottom. The floor was sticky to walk on. It was just nasty in the whole room and it smelled like smoke and mold. There were stains and the sheets.

Good

The shuttle service is garbage and not feasible. Upon check in I find out we have to make reservations for the shuttle. We wanted to get on the following day’s 8:45am shuttle to universal. But the agent who works the universal shuttle desk is only in during the mornings. The agent checking me in recommended coming down at 8:30am the next morning to make reservations. I went down there at 7:30am to purchase overpriced coffee from the cafe since there is no complimentary all day coffee/tea. When I tried to make reservations I was told that the bus was full likely due to people who had made reservations the day before. I then find out that you can get on a waitlist but if you get on the waitlist in case people don’t show up then you still don’t have the opportunity to also be on the reserve trip for a later time. So you take your luck being on the waitlist or you don’t get to Universal until 11 AM. Then I find out that there are only three time periods for the shuttle back to the hotel but there are no reservations for that and it is on a first come first serve basis at one hour interval periods between five and seven. It’s too far to walk in the heat so we ended up paying $27 to park our rental at Universal since an Uber would have been the same price if not more.

I love how clean the pool was

Good ptice. Hood value

Great front desk staff

I liked the exterior doors and in room fridge. I did not like no in room microwave.

Overall the beds were comfy, room was clean, comforter had lots of holes, the walls are paper thin, they told us they would only clean the room if we asked, stayed 5 nights and requested room to be cleaned once and they never showed had to ask again just to get towels at front desk. Pool not heated and hot tub luke warm at best. Just ok for me dog.

It was nice area. The room was very nice and the bathroom is awesome touch to the room

Close to everything Excelent location and affordable

The staff were all very nice

Room service

Caravan Ct Orlando FL

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Universal Orlando Resort and Orlando International Premium Outlets
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Florida Center, Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Orlando International Premium Outlets and Universal Studios Florida. This 3-star hotel has 192 guestrooms and offers an outdoor pool, a 24-hour gym, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including Roast Cafe, which specializes in American cuisine. Entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/cafe. Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to noon.


Rooms

Guests can expect free WiFi and 40-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls.


Property features

At Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour gym, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking and a free theme park shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with luggage storage and concierge services. Additional amenities include a spa tub, a 24-hour business center, and a microwave in a common area.

Room options

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll In Shower)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (Pet Friendly)

2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

Everyone (13) Couples (7) Family (32)
5
Family

Very nice place

By on May 28, 2022

Review comment responded on Jun 11, 2022

Dear Tara, we would like to thank You for staying with us here at Clarion Inn & Suites Universal. We appreciate the time You have taken to complete a review on our property, and we are glad to hear that You enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see You again very soon!

4
Family

The buildings were pretty old and rundown. However, the room was updated and nice. There was a domestic disturbance when we were there so that was a little disturbing.

By on May 12, 2022

Review comment responded on May 15, 2022

Greetings Heather. thank You for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback. We hope to have You back again on your next visit to Orlando.

3
Family Business Business

Pros- location very close to Universal, check in was fast and friendly. Cons- dark rooms, old and outdated. Bathroom needs updating. Sink knobs were touching the mirror, hard to turn. Closet shelf was laying directly on hanging bar. Had to push hangers in. Will probably not stay here again.

By on May 6, 2022

Review comment responded on May 8, 2022

Dear Lillian, we would like to thank You for staying with us here at Clarion Inn & Suites Universal. We appreciate the time You have taken to complete a review on our property. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the housekeeping and breakfast issues You have encountered during your stay. We will work to resolve these issues to prevent them from occurring furthermore. Thanks again.

5
Family

Proximity and very friendly and helpful staff.

By , from Gainesville on Mar 27, 2022

Review comment responded on Mar 28, 2022

Dear Sheily, we would like to thank You for staying with us here at Clarion Inn & Suites Universal. We appreciate the time You have taken to complete a review on our property, and we are glad to hear that You enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see You again very soon!

1
Family

This was one of the nastiest, if not the nastiest hotels I have ever seen. The door to our room did not close completely and you could see daylight under the bottom. The floor was sticky to walk on. It was just nasty in the whole room and it smelled like smoke and mold. There were stains and the sheets.

By on Mar 20, 2022

Review comment responded on Mar 21, 2022

Dear Kim, We would like to thank you for staying with us here at Clarion Inn & Suites Universal. We appreciate the time you have taken to complete a review on our property. Please accept our apologies for the issues You encountered during your stay. We will work to resolve these issues to prevent them from occurring furthermore. Thanks again.

4
Family

Good

By on Mar 4, 2022

Review comment responded on Mar 6, 2022

Dear Manuel, we would like to thank You for staying with us here at Clarion Inn & Suites Universal. We appreciate the time You have taken to complete a review on our property, and we are glad to hear that You enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see You again very soon!

2
Family

The shuttle service is garbage and not feasible. Upon check in I find out we have to make reservations for the shuttle. We wanted to get on the following day’s 8:45am shuttle to universal. But the agent who works the universal shuttle desk is only in during the mornings. The agent checking me in recommended coming down at 8:30am the next morning to make reservations. I went down there at 7:30am to purchase overpriced coffee from the cafe since there is no complimentary all day coffee/tea. When I tried to make reservations I was told that the bus was full likely due to people who had made reservations the day before. I then find out that you can get on a waitlist but if you get on the waitlist in case people don’t show up then you still don’t have the opportunity to also be on the reserve trip for a later time. So you take your luck being on the waitlist or you don’t get to Universal until 11 AM. Then I find out that there are only three time periods for the shuttle back to the hotel but there are no reservations for that and it is on a first come first serve basis at one hour interval periods between five and seven. It’s too far to walk in the heat so we ended up paying $27 to park our rental at Universal since an Uber would have been the same price if not more.

By on Feb 24, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 27, 2022

Dear Mikayla, We would like to thank you for staying with us here at Clarion Inn & Suites Universal. We appreciate the time you have taken to complete a review on our property. Please accept our apologies for the issues that You have encountered during your stay. We will work to resolve these issues to prevent them from occurring furthermore. Thanks again.

4
Everyone

By on Feb 22, 2022

3
Partner Couples

I love how clean the pool was

By on Feb 17, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 17, 2022

Dear Julius. Thank You for staying with us on you recent visit to Universal Orlando. We appreciate your feedback. We hope to have You back again on your next visit.

5
Business Business

Good ptice. Hood value

By on Jan 30, 2022

Review comment responded on Feb 4, 2022

Greetings Howard. Thank You for staying with on your recent visit to Universal Orlando. We are glad to hear You were very satisfied with your stay. Thank You for your positive feedback. We hope to have You back again very soon.

Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

5827 Caravan Ct, Orlando, FL 32819
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