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Early Park Admission in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando

The Best Way To Do It All

Stay in the heart of the excitement at Hard Rock Hotel® and experience all that Universal Orlando® Resort has to offer including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™!

Exclusive Benefits!

Enjoy a package of exclusive benefits including Early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ & Universal Express ride access to skip the regular lines* in both theme parks. *Restrictions apply

And Much More...

• Complimentary water taxis or shuttle buses to make getting around the resort fast and easy • Priority seating at select restaurants throughout both theme parks and Universal CityWalk• And much MORE!

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Live like a rock ‘n’ roll superstar at the Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando®. It’s the perfect mix of funk and just plain fun. This AAA Four Diamond Award® winner will make you feel like rock ‘n’ roll royalty with impeccable accommodations, a wealth of recreation and personal service and attention fit for an “A-List” celebrity. Designed in a California mission-style architecture, the Hard Rock Hotel embodies the soul, spirit and attitude of rock. It’s lively, yet laid back. Classy, yet totally casual, with a sand beach pool that immerses you in sound, not just water; authentic rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia; the legendary Palm Restaurant and more. Best of all, the 650-room hotel is located just a short walk, complimentary water taxi or shuttle bus ride to both Universal Orlando theme parks: Universal Studios® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk® entertainment complex. Hotel guests also enjoy an exclusive package of theme park benefits, including:• Early Park Admission† to Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, one hour before the theme park opens • Free Universal Express ride access*, which lets them skip the regular lines at most rides and attractions – A free benefit worth up to $87 per person, per day**!You don’t have to be a rock star to stay at Hard Rock Hotel. But after just a few hours, you’ll definitely get used to living the lifestyle.†Requires paid theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one hour prior to Universal’s Islands of Adventure regular opening hour for on-site hotel guests and is valid 7 days a week for travel through 12/31/11, valid only at select Islands of Adventure attractions. Universal Express ride access is not valid during Early Park Admission. Additional restrictions may apply and the foregoing benefits are subject to change without notice.*On-site hotel privileges good for hotel stay as indicated on the room key card. Only good for the number of guests staying in the room. Paid theme park admission required. Some attractions excluded. Express ride access 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. Access may be restricted during certain times at certain attractions. **Based on current pricing for the Unlimited Express pass, sold exclusively at the Universal Orlando front gates. Prices subject to change without notice. Hard Rock Hotel ® Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2011 Universal Studios. © 2011 Universal Orlando. All rights reserved.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Valet parking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business center
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Concierge desk
  • Express check-out
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 650
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Secretarial services
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa tub
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Hair salon
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Valet parking

Room Amenities
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Television


The Hard Rock Hotel® offers exceptional dining options including the famed Palm Restaurant, one of the country’s premier steak and seafood establishments. You might run into a visiting rock star at The Kitchen, which is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can linger over cocktails at the ultra-hip Velvet bar; grab a poolside snack at the beachclub; enjoy some award-winning ice cream at Emack & Bolio’s Marketplace; and when you get those late night cravings, room service is available 24 hours a day.


Universal Orlando® Resort - Your stay at Hard Rock Hotel places you right in the center of the world’s most exciting entertainment destination. Universal Orlando® Resort is a spectacular vacation destination encompassing the world’s two most amazing theme parks side-by side, a vibrant entertainment center, and magnificently themed AAA Four Diamond Award® winning on-site hotels. At Universal Orlando Resort you’ll find Universal Studios Florida®, the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park. Plus you’ll experience innovative thrills and unexpected adventures that challenge all your senses at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park. It’s all within a short walking distance of Hard Rock Hotel…and as an on-site hotel guest, you receive an exclusive package of theme park benefits to enjoy it all!


You'll never run out of fun things to do at the Hard Rock Hotel®. You can take a dip in the spectacular pool and let the underwater music wash over you. Check out the hotel's collection of rock memorabilia. Stay in shape at The Workout Room, or get a massage in between visits to the theme parks at The Mandara Spa® in the adjacent Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. You can watch a film under the stars at the hotel’s weekly poolside “dive-in movies,” or make arrangements to play a nearby round of golf through the hotel’s Golf Universal program. And if Mom and Dad want to enjoy a night out on the town, the kids can enjoy a night of fun at the Camp Lil’ Rock supervised children’s activity center. Let the good times roll!

  • Boating on site
  • Golf - miniature on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Running track/path on site
  • Tennis on site


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests” section of “Trip Preferences” when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility
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Check-in time starts at 16:00:00


Check-out time is 11:00:00

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa


Pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Additional Details

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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A Green / Sustainable Property - First Party Certified
This property has performed a self-assessment, also known as First Party certification, of its sustainable tourism practices through Florida Green Lodging Program thus taking steps to understand its impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. The property's claims have not been independently verified by a second or third party certification program.
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CityWalk Party Pass Promotion

Book a stay in a qualifying rate category and receive a voucher redeemable for a Universal CityWalk Party Pass at check-in.

Must book the "CityWalk Party Pass Promotion" rate category to qualify. The Universal CityWalk Party Pass offers unlimited one-night club-to-club and entertainment venue access at Universal CityWalk. One voucher per room per stay. Voucher is included in room rate. Voucher/ticket is non-refundable. Vouchers can be redeemed for the CityWalk Party Pass at the hotel's Destination Universal Desk. Additional passes are also available for purchase at Universal CityWalk.

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