4.2 out of 5

A stay at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ® places you in the heart of Orlando, minutes from Hollywood Drive-In Golf and Universal Studios Florida™.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Universal CityWalk™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™.

Make yourself at home in one of the 650 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Partially open bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a waterslide, and a sauna. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room. Spending a day of fun is easy with the complimentary theme park shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Orlando? This resort has 6000 square feet (557 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ® offers its guests an outdoor pool, a children's pool, a waterslide, and a sauna. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event space at this resort measures 6000 square feet (557 square meters) and includes a conference center. A fitness center, a children's club, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ®. Parking is available for a fee.

This 4-star Orlando resort is smoke free.

  • 650 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 5 conference rooms
  • 6000 sq ft of conference space
  • 557 sq m of conference space
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds available
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

The Kitchen - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Palm Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only.

24-hour room service is available.

Entertainment

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 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

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

  • Pets: USD $50 per accommodation, per night
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Hard Rock Hotel Orlando
  • Hard Rock Hotel Universal Orlando
  • Hard Rock Hotel Universal Orlando Orlando
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  • Hard Rock Orlando Universal
  • Hard Rock Universal Orlando
  • Hard Rock Universal Orlando Orlando
  • Hotel Hard Rock Universal Orlando
  • Universal Hard
  • Universal Hard Rock Orlando
  • Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ® Orlando
  • Universal's Hard Rock Hotel ®
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  • Universal's Hard Rock ®

You should know

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your 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.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s16)

*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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