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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We spent Christmas here in a Queen suite, It was amazing, the room was 500 sft and was big for 2 Adults and a teenager. It was clean had excellent beds and a great view of the Pool. We ordered room service and it was super quick, we also ate downstairs in the Kitchen, food was amazing!!! lovely steaks and...

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

We cannot wait for you to come back to celebrate another great holiday with us this year. I am glad you found our newly renovated rooms to provide a comfortable space for you and your family. There are so many delicious options to eat here on property and the Kitchen Sink is one dessert that you do not want to...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great location great service, great value with fast pass included. Right next door to the theme parks. We stayed on the royal floor which was awesome. Well worth it. Swimming pool area was great and even had entertainment which was a good local singer plus sound system. Great to book even for a peaceful stay.

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

Our proximity to the theme parks is a great benefit of staying with us here at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. It leaves you just footsteps away from your favorite Hollywood themed attractions. Our pool is a great place to relax and grab some delicious drinks at the pool area. With the daily pool side entertainment you can...

Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Stayed for one night on 6/07/15 with my wife and daughter. It was great you could check in from 0700hrs so you can be given fast pass tickets for the Universal parks so you can used them for both days.We were not given a room at this time but i received a text at 1100hrs informing me my room was...

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

Hey Eddie M, Thank you for providing such rockin’ feedback from your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. The hotel's proximity to the gates of both Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure puts you in the heart of excitement, especially when paired with the complimentary Universal Unlimited Express Pass and Early Park Admission. Our...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Didn't get to see too much of the hotel as only stayed one night but liked what we did see. Great one night stay mainly to get the express passes for Universal which was great. Checked in early, got express passes, left bags, off to the parks and then they text you when your room is ready. We had a...

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

We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando! The hotel's proximity to the gates of both Universal Studios Florida as well as Universal's Islands of Adventure is a great amenity that puts you directly in the heart of the excitement as you are just a stone’s throw away from your...

Wangaratta, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We stayed at the hard rock hotel in Orlando for 3 nights during our 3.5 week holiday to the USA form Australia. This hotel is expensive, but it is such a great place to stay. We treated ourselves and we loved it. So close to universal theme parks and citywalk. Very clean and felt very safe walking around late at...

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

Thank you for your rockin’ review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. I’m delighted to hear you were able to be treated like a Rockstar during your stay, and thoroughly enjoyed the hotel’s close proximity to Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Orlando....

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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We have just spent 9 nights at the Hotel, great location and queue jumper made the universal studios experience one to remember! Good entertainment at the pool during the day and the kids loved watching the movies in the pool in the evening. The kitchen restaurant and bar is inexpensive, with happy hour offered 15:00 - 17:00 daily. The Palm...

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

Thank you for the rockin’ review of your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. I’m happy to hear you were able to take full advantage of all of our food and beverage outlets, and thoroughly enjoy all of the offerings. The live entertainment at the pool, featuring a nightly dive-in movie, is a great way to...

Essex, Maryland
Reviewed 7 August 2015

My husband and I stayed here for a night away while in FL. Beautiful hotel, great pool bar! and fantastic location! We went to universal for a day, then spent the afternoon in the pool. Would stay again!

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

Thank you for your stellar five-star review from your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. Our zero-depth pool, featuring live entertainment and a daily dive-in movie, is sure to provide fun for Rockstars of all ages. We hope to see you the next time you visit Orlando. Rock On!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 August 2015

My 12 year old son has severe food allergies to dairy, egg, tree nut and peanut. For that reason, I always book on the Concierge level so that we can have a relationship with the chef and they can prepare him safe food for breakfast and evening snack. I pay quite a bit of extra money for this service. We...

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

Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay at the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando. We are disheartened to hear about your experience as it falls short of the world-class service we pride ourselves in providing. At your earliest convenience we would like to invite you to contact us directly so we may discuss your stay in more...

Orlando
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We stayed here to make the most of our universal tickets and the unlimited express pass tickets you get with your hotel stay, this worked really well and cut the queue times down considerably compared to normal lines,there were only a few rides you could not use your express pass on.The hotel was great the kids loved it and so...

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

Hey Mikey6063, Thank you for your rockin’ review. The hotel's proximity to the gates of both Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure puts you dead center in the heart of excitement and is just one of the many amenities that make the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando your premiere vacation destination, especially when paired with the complimentary...

Orlando
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Everything else about this visit to HRH was phenomenal, but are you kidding me about paying for wireless? Location perfect!! Ability to have early entry to park phenomenal. Restaurants, poo, great!! PLEASE GIVE ME FREE WIFI for this price

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

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are always looking to enhance our guest's experiences and it is through comments and reviews such as yours that we are able to make any necessary changes. I am glad that you had great experiences with our staff & enjoyed our facilities as we are very proud of our hotel and amazing team...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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 

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Address: 5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7834
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $345 - $796 (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:
#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
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