Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ® places you within a mile (2 km) of popular attractions like Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. This 650-room, 4-star resort has an outdoor pool along with free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. Located centrally in Orlando, it's also near I-Drive 360 and Universal CityWalk™.
There are ample dining options with 3 onsite restaurants, including The Kitchen, which specializes in American cuisine. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning for a fee.
All 650 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport premium bedding. Free newspapers, safes, and phones are other standard amenities.
Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ® features an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a fitness center. Parking is available for USD 22 per night (USD 29 per night for valet parking), and there's also a free area shuttle. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly resort include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms.
- Close to Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Outdoor pool
Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ®
Experience the life of a rock star at this Universal Orlando™ resort. Tour the hallways filled with rock 'n' roll paraphernalia, have a Fender guitar delivered to your room, or shop in the Rock Shop, filled with musician-inspired clothes. Once you’re done exploring the inside, take a dip in the 12,000-square-foot (1,114-square-meter) pool. Continue the rock star experience by having drinks served to you at the poolside BeachClub, or sit in one of the musically-themed cabanas. You can even work out like a rock star in the hotel’s fitness center, available for a surcharge.
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando features concierge services and a 24-hour business center with 3 meeting rooms equipped with audiovisual equipment, a computer station, and secretarial services. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
This is a smoke-free property.
Guests at Universal Orlando™ On-Site hotels receive these exciting benefits during their stay (see Promotions for details, terms, and conditions):
- Free^ Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access to skip the regular lines in Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ all day
- Early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ water theme park (opening May 25, 2017) one hour before the theme parks open (valid theme park admission required)
- Complimentary transportation from hotel to Universal Orlando’s theme parks and Universal CityWalk™
- Resort-wide charging privileges with room key card
- Complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased across the resort to hotel
- Complimentary accessˆ to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk™
- Priority seating at select Universal Orlando restaurants
- Visits with select characters at hotel and special wake-up calls to guestroom
- Golf Universal program² providing access to a nearby course
- 24-hour front desk
- Children's club (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Number of floors - 7
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Coffee shop or café
- Conference space
- Express check-out
- Free theme park shuttle
- Fitness facilities
- Computer station
- Pool umbrellas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Children's club
- Total number of rooms - 650
- Laundry facilities
- Meeting rooms 5
- Multilingual staff
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Poolside bar
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free area shuttle
- Number of restaurants - 3
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 6000
- Conference space size (meters) - 557
- Number of meeting rooms - 3
- Conference center
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Pool cabanas (surcharge)
- Pool sun loungers
- Shopping on site
- Smoke-free property
- Steam room
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
- Laundry facilities
- Arcade/game room
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ® offers 650 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Orlando resort provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Shower/tub combination
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- iPod docking station
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Partially open bathroom
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Breakfast is served each morning in the restaurant and is available for a surcharge.
The Kitchen - This rock 'n' roll-inspired American restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A kids section is available.
Palm Restaurant - Dine at this fine steakhouse serving American and Italian cuisine and admire the cartoon caricatures on the wall, a tribute to the original New York venue. Open for dinner.
Velvet Bar - This modern bar serves drinks and light fare. Visit Velvet Sessions, a monthly cocktail party.
Emack & Bolio’s Marketplace - A Boston-style ice cream shop serving original flavors and Starbucks Coffee®.
BeachClub - A poolside bar and grill serving drinks and snacks. Open daily.
24-hour room service is available.
Enjoy Concert Nights, a musical series offered during the summer months, featuring DJs on Thursday nights, live bands on Saturday nights, and filmed concerts by popular bands on Sunday nights. Admission is free to all guests staying at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.
Dive-In Movies is a family-friendly event giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a film by the hotel pool.
The Velvet Sessions cocktail party is held on the last Thursday of the month from January to October at the hotel's Velvet Bar. Sessions focus on a select drink theme and offer live music from well known artists such as Joan Jett and Foreigner.
Nearby Things to Do
Recreational amenities at the resort include a waterslide, an outdoor pool, a sauna, and a steam room. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Beach volleyball on site
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD $50 per accommodation, per night
- 2 per room
- Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Pets are permitted with a fee of $50 per night (maximum charge of $150 for stays of three nights and more). Fee is subject to change without notice and other restrictions apply. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- Self parking fee: USD 22 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 29 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD $50 per accommodation, per night
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We should mention
Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Universal Orlando Resort™ Onsite Hotel Benefits
Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive a Universal Express℠ Unlimited ride access at most attractions–a value of up to USD 89 per person, per day** (valid theme park admission required), early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ one hour before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission required), complimentary transportation from hotel to Universal Orlando’s theme parks and Universal CityWalk™, resort-wide charging privileges with room key card, complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased across the resort to hotel, complimentary accessˆ to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk™, priority seating at select Universal Orlando restaurants, visits with select characters at hotel and special wake-up calls to guestroom, and golf Universal program² providing access to a nearby course.
Full details at check-in.
Guests may purchase discounted Universal theme park tickets via the "Things to Do" section of this Web site.
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*Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to one (1) Universal Orlando theme park as determined by Universal Orlando. Valid at select attractions at each park. Additional restrictions may apply.
†Paid theme park admission required. Not valid at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™, and other select attractions. Not valid at Hogwarts™ Express. Only valid for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay as indicated on the Universal Express℠ Unlimited pass. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Not valid for separately ticketed special events. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. **Based on seasonal peak pricing for the Universal Express℠ Unlimited pass.
ˆValid for registered on-site hotel guests for the length of stay. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Some venues require ages 21 or older for admission. Valid Photo ID required. Does not include admission to AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX®, the Blue Man Group show, or Hollywood Drive-in Golf™. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice.
¹Scheduled transportation to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica is provided via Super Star Shuttle with departures based on regular operating hours. Must be booked one day in advance and up to 30 minutes prior to departure. Shuttle service does not run continuously. Boarding passes for the Super Star Shuttle required and available at the Attraction Ticket Center located in the hotel lobby. Not valid for special events or groups.
²Complimentary transportation for groups of four available on a limited basis. Transportation for one (1) - three (3) players requires a surcharge. Program and transportation are subject to change without notice and not valid with any other promotions or discounts.
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