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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

From the moment we arrived at The Hard Rock I loved it. Staff at reception were great. Room was really nice. Communal areas of the hotel clean and modern. Loved all the pictures and artwork on the walls. The Kitchen Restaurant is a really good place to eat and we ate there practically every day. It was a million times...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed on the Rock Royalty floor with a theme park view and it was outstanding. The rooms are quite small in comparison to other hotels but this property makes up for it in character. From the moment you enter everything is very 'rockstar' like. Plush couches all over the lobby with big screens playing music videos. The Rock Royalty...

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Tangerine, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live about 45 minutes from Universal but my wife wanted to do something special for our 3 children who were coming home from college, one with his fiance, and our married son with his wife and 2 children. My wife made the reservation on line and followed up on the phone and then we visited the hotel a few...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The distance from lobby to rooms is remarkably short considering how large the complex is. We really enjoyed our stay here due to the inclusion of Express Pass for Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure. We also got some passes for CityWalk due to asking if they had any coupons to check it out. The staff was incredibly kind and very helpful...

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

Thank you for the stellar 5 star review. Our staff prides itself in providing amplified service that create an authentic experience for you that Rocks. Our close proximity to the parks, Unlimited Universal Express Passes, and Early Park Admission can't be beat. I am glad you were able to enjoy all we had to offer. We look forward to welcoming...

Orlando
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here for 4 nights while visiting Universal. Outstanding service and really great room (good size) with a very comfortable beds! Rock Royalty floor is pretty cool! Distance to park was awesome only 5-6 minute walk or short boat ride which was nice too!

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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 newly renovated rooms add an exciting new vibe to the already rockin' good times we feature here at the hotel and our signature Sleep Like a Rock bedding ensures ultimate comfort following an active day at the theme...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I planned a three night stay at HRH Orlando from 1-12 to 1-15 to celebrate my husbands birthday. I called ahead of time to advise of the birthday and ordered champagne to be waiting in our room. He is a rewards member and was supposed to have a birthday pin and card for a drink waiting at the counter at...

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. I am glad that Brittany was able to turn your stay around. We are disheartened to hear about your experience with your reservation and arrival experience, as it falls short of the world-class service we pride ourselves in...

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a lovely family meal at Hard Rock Cafe, the service was excellent the food was great. Highly recommend we also booked well in advance which made things a lot easier. It also a lovely looking restaurant.

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

Thank you for your amazing 5 star review. Hard Rock prides itself on the level of service and quality we provide to all of our guests. We are glad you and your family were able to enjoy your meal and look forward to you visiting again. Rock On!

Fairfax Station, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since my last visit, they've updated Emack & Bolio's marketplace. It's now a "grab and go" which is perfect for anyone visiting Universal Studios. I LOVE that they actually have some healthy options, too (grapes, fruit, hummus, etc.) Staff is attentive; lots of attention to detail. The rooms are extremely well appointed. Lives up to its reputation!

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

Thank you for your amazing 5 star review. With our room renovations and recent update of Emack & Bolio's marketplace, we strive to continue enhancing our guest experience. Having the Marketplace open at 6am aids in grabbing that quick bite to make sure you are first in line for early park admission at the parks. We are even working on...

Chicago
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While best for families or couples vacationing at Universal's nearby theme parks, this is also a top-flight property to stay while on business for a short time. Pretty far from the convention center, but plenty of amenities and dining options. Velvet Lounge is a very hip bar with a great vibe, and you can't beat The Palm for an elegant...

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

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments in regards to the numerous F&B options we have on site. Velvet our 21 and older bar is a great hang out that even has live music on weekends. The Palm is known throughout Orlando for their amazing food and service and we are glad you enjoyed them both. With our...

Orlando
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

everyone was so helpful, it was clean, comfortable, relaxing, best hotel stay, food was fabulous. easy to get anywhere you want. shuttles, water taxi, limo. will definitely go back there again. loved it

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Thank you for the stellar 5 star review. Our staff prides itself in providing amplified service that create an authentic experience for you that Rocks. Our close proximity to the parks, Unlimited Universal Express Passes, and Early Park Admission can't be beat. I am glad you were able to enjoy all we had to offer. We look forward to welcoming...

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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 

Additional Information about Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

Address: 5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7834
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $330 - $762 (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:
#16 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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“Rooms on the Rock Royalty floor are awesome”
 of 5 bubbles RashaadRayman, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you plan on spending a lot of time at the Hotel, the upgrade is worth it. If not, it's not”
 of 5 bubbles Ragately, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The higher floors have better views. My view was of Universal Studios; last year my view was the parking lot... Y”
 of 5 bubbles BarbH886, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a garden view room that looked out on the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles sheryle2013, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rock Royalty level is awesome! Asked for a pool view.”
 of 5 bubbles Feroxx, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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