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north wales
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Reception and concierge staff were friendly and efficient. Rooms are outdated but clean. Location was ideal for us with just a 10 minute walk to the Orlando Eye and International drive. One of my main concerns about this hotel is its lack of concern for its safety of its guests. On Saturday afternoon the fire alarms went off. We were...

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Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in December over Christmas for a few days. The place is close to the Orlando Eye and Sealife Aquarium, Madame Tussaud's, all in the same complex. It is just under a mile's walk from the hotel, so can be done on foot. Anyway, back to the hotel.. The check-in was lacklustre, even being a Gold/Platinum/whatever member does...

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Oldenburg, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed 6 nights at this place during an exhibition: Pos.: -They put me in nice Jun. Suite at a high floor -great location for going to Orlando convention center and theme parks - you can walk to Int.'l drive where you have a pulsating nightlife -great breakfast with eggs cooked to order. Waiters are fantastic - gym is open...

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Dublin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 10 nights last August to celebrate our wedding anniversary . When we checked in the lady at reception didn't bother to look at all our documents and proceeded to talk to the girl next to her even after I had pointed out our room voucher . This resulted in us being put in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights during our trip to Universal Studios and we were very happy with our choice! The stuff throughout the hotel or just amazing. We got a pure room and I really could tell the difference in the air quality... we loved the free samples of the products that they left. We had a queen bed...

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Terri M, Public Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and for this outstanding review. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and our Pure Room. We hope that you find some time to enjoy our pool and jacuzzi next time. It's always great to take some time to relax when visiting the parks. Thanks again! We're looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The noise from room heater is enough to blow anyone's brain. I requested to change my room and it was exactly the same noise. Not worth after a long day of working. I won't recommend to anyone to stay here.

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Bruxelles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel for visiting the Universal park's. Free shuttle to the park Very nice garden with pool and Jacuzzi - to be experienced in the evening. The only bad experience - the restaurant in the lobby ... very long waiting times (with only 4 busy tables) and food all but not good... try to get something outside...

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Terri M, Public Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this great review. We really appreciate it and are so glad you enjoyed our location and pool area. I apologize for the wait and experience with our restaurant. That is very unusual and we will be sure to share this with the team there. We do hope you'll come back again soon. We'll be renovating the...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was an absolute blessing! The room was spacious and quiet, the restaurant served an amazing buffet, and the bar (and bar staff) offered a great ambiance for evening drinks with friends. The staff at the front desk helped us with tickets to the basketball, and organised transport - all with a smile! Nothing was too much trouble and...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is first class. Appears to be quite new. Got a room on the 10th floor even though we booked on hotels.com and got a great deal. Beautifully decorated, clean, quiet. Room was wonderful. Top of the line linens and furniture. The full length windows allowed us to view the pool and surrounding area. Staff was polite, quick and...

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Terri M, Public Relations Manager at Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal, responded to this review

Thank you for this outstanding review and rating. We are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your visit with us and all the amenities and services we offer. We have been busy renovating the hotel and the next phase will also include the rooms. Thank you for sharing your thoughts regarding our parking. We charge on a needed basis....

Lowell, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved a room for three days after Christmas 2016. They tout they are four stars. They are not even close to four stars. I would not even give them one star. When we called to book our stay we asked about extra charges/hotel fees/parking fees. We were told other than typical taxes there were no extra fees. However, they...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When visiting the adventure capital of the world, enjoy the award winning service and experience of Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal. Recently voted the top hotel in guest satisfaction among all Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, this Orlando, hotel is where relaxation meets adventure! The perfect blend of modern luxury and impeccable service with a premier setting soaring 15 stories over world renowned International Drive and offering views of popular local attractions and their fireworks or seasonal light shows. A masterpiece that blends Park Avenue elegance with the chic deco of South Beach. The hotel features complimentary scheduled shuttle service to the Universal Orlando Resort including Islands of Adventure, City Walk and Universal Studios, the Worlds of Discovery theme parks including Sea World of Orlando and water pakr, Aquatica, the Walt Disney World theme parks and Wet n Wild. The hotel is also a stop on the I Ride Trolley, serving Universal Boulevard and the International Drive areas for just dollars a day. ... more   less 

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Address: 7800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-8950
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $156 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal 4*
Number of rooms: 400
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Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal Hotel Orlando
Orlando Crowne Plaza
Crown Plaza Orlando
Crowne Plaza Universal Orlando
Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal Florida
Hotel Style:
#43 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#72 Business Hotel in Orlando
#96 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#124 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“Our room overlooked a car park, but with the plam trees and gardens it was a pleasant enough view and most importantly it was quiet.”
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