We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

Travellers' Choice award winner
#44 of 335 Hotels in Orlando
GreenLeadersBronze level
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
Panoramas (13)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

8,290 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
See the most recent reviews
Showing 7,463: English reviews
West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Stayed with the family after a convention at another hotel. From the moment i walked into the place everyone went out of the way to be friendly and helpful. Every request or question was met with a smile and a friendly and helpful answer. When we checked in they made us feel comfortable. The rooms were clean, comfortable, and well...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank John379
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to submit a rockin’ review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. With four different service hours to choose from, our Rock Royalty level is perfect for rockers of all ages. We’re thrilled our Rock Royalty staff was able to make you and your family feel right at home. We...

Ft Lauderdale
Reviewed 17 November 2015

newly renovated rooms, very cool decor, very nice employees. I would go again. the music throughout the hotel was very nice, the location is excellent i you're going to Universal or Islands of Adventure. just a quick water taxi to City Walk..

Review collected in partnership with Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
 Report
Helpful?
1Thank haley s
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hi Haley, Thank you for the stellar five-star review of your recent visit to the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. From our rockin’ ambiance and memorabilia to the close proximity to the Universal Orlando theme parks, there is something for every Rockstar to enjoy. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Rock On!

Folkston, Georgia
Reviewed 16 November 2015

My husband, son and I stayed at the Hard Rock for the first time on Nov 12,2015. We checked in about 10am and were headed to the park when my son began vomiting in the lobby restroom. He vomited every hour all day and ended up at the E.R needing an IV. We definitely didn't get to enjoy or see...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Brenda M
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hi Brenda, I’m sorry to hear the start to your stay was not ideal, but we’re so thrilled to hear Mason is doing better! Our team strives to create a memorable experience for each and every one of our guests, and I’m delighted Erica and Nancy did just that. We hope to we have the opportunity to welcome you back...

Alberta
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed at both the Hard Rock Hotel and the Royal Pacific and honestly, you can't go wrong with either one. Both hotels are fantastic and offer the same advantages: -Great location walking distance to the parks and city walk (5-8 minutes walk) -Complementary boat shuttle to the parks and city walk if you don't want to walk which is...

 Report
Helpful?
6Thank frenchladyalberta
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed five-star review of your recent visit. Our close proximity to the Universal Orlando theme parks places you minutes away from all of the action and thrills, especially with the added hotel benefits of Universal’s Unlimited Express Passes and Early Park Admission. Following an active day at the parks, our...

Reviewed 16 November 2015

We just came back from 2 nights at universal. November is great time of the year to avoid crowds. I would definitely recommend staying at one of the three properties with the front of the line passes. We did not wait on any lines. The Hotel itself is fine with a lot of amenities that were nice. It is also...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Amoral
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

We were honored to welcome you back! Rock Royalty is a great booking option, as it includes the exclusivity of the lounge and four daily service hours. Following a busy day at the Universal Orlando theme parks, our zero-depth pool is the perfect place to cool down and enjoy live entertainment or nightly dive-in movie. Thank you for taking the...

Orlando
Reviewed 16 November 2015

If you are looking for a fun place to stay right at Universal parks and City Walk, this is the best choice. With the complimentary fast passes, the restaurant, shows, arcade, it really offers a staycation to anyone who lives in the area too.

Review collected in partnership with Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
 Report
Helpful?
Thank 819dannat
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for rockin’ out with us! Our close proximity to the Universal Orlando theme parks puts you in the heart of all of the action and thrills, especially with Early Park Admission and Universal’s Unlimited Express Pass. We hope to see you for another staycation soon. Take it easy!

Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Amazing venue , service was impeccable Beautiful grounds and rooms immaculate , lots to see and do Loved the bar/pool area. Pretty central so great for getting around Would stay again if I had the chance

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rarebooks7
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

We’re delighted your spring vacation is still on the forefront of your mind! From our recently renovated rooms to the live entertainment poolside, there is something for every Rockstar to enjoy. We hope to welcome you back the next time your travels bring you to Orlando. Rock On!

Levittown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Stayed 11/10-11/14. FYI there are NO BALCONY ROOMS. Clean hotel. Closest location to the parks. Club level room has a continental breakfast. Order kids a pizza and have room service to deliver it at the hospitality room. Bottled beer and wine is from 5-7. Very nice touch after the parks. NAN at the club level was awesome with my boys....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Al B
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Hi Al, Welcome to Rock Royalty! I’m sorry we did not have the room configuration you were interested in, but delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your stay through the assistance of our team of Rockstars, Nan included. Thank you for sharing your rockin’ review with the Trip Advisor community. We hope to welcome you back again soon for another rockin’ vacation....

uk
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Been a week since we checked out of this amazing hotel. All staff friendly and attentive, the room and beds were fantastic, so comfy!! Stayed in room 3149 which had a handy little short cut close by which led to the pool area or 5 min walk to universal. The added bonus of unlimited front of line passes for the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank footyboy
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for the perfect five-star review of your recent visit at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our recently renovated rooms, featuring our signature Sleep Like a Rock bedding, ensure ultimate comfort and relaxation, especially after a busy day spent at the Universal Orlando theme parks. We’re delighted you were able to take advantage of Universal’s Unlimited Express...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 November 2015

If you are headed to Universal Studios, this is the place to stay! The hotel was fun, clean and in the perfect location. From the first few minutes we were there, we experienced great customer service. We checked in late - around 9:30pm, and when we got to our assigned room, there was a baby screaming like crazy in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank badger2122
HardRockHotelOrlando, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

We are honored to be considered your home away from home when visiting Orlando! Our team takes pride in creating an authentic experience that truly rocks, and I’m delighted you experienced nothing less throughout your stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our zero-depth pool provides fun for Rockstars of all ages with the awesome live entertainment and...

3,013 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (2617)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (294)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (654)
Viewed
Room/Suite (379)
Viewed
Dining (100)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (18)
Viewed
Bathroom (101)
Viewed
View from Room (65)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (7)
Viewed
0:23
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (998)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (285)
Viewed
Amenities (39)
Viewed
Pool (34)
Viewed
Dining (53)
Viewed
Standard Double Queen Room (42)
Viewed
Standard King Room (39)
Viewed
The Hotel (78)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (111)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (33)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (9)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Room/Suite (18)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (3)
Viewed
Other (37)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Orlando hotels
Florida Center
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Florida Center
Hyatt Place Orlando Universal
Lake Buena Vista
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Florida Center
Doubletree By Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando
Floridays Resort Orlando
#20 of 335 in Orlando
7,714 reviews
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
#27 of 335 in Orlando
4,061 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersBronze level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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 

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: $346 - $768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando 4*
Number of rooms: 650
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, HotelsClick, Evoline ltd and HotelQuickly so you can book your Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando staff and other travellers.
317 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (317)

Questions? Get answers from Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Apparently the 7th floor is something special ?? I was on the 4th floor.”
F524NLlisah, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“they control your ac !”
302dannielleh, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't pay extra for pool view”
nicolah272, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden-view rooms are spacious and quiet.”
  • Garden-view room
alifam77, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room away from reception is you value your sleep!”
Graceinthesun, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
5 of 5