Book your room at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel

Room type

Orlando resort with 12,000-square-foot pool

Near Universal Studios

This 4-star resort in Orlando is a 5-minute walk from Universal Studios Florida® and Hollywood Drive-In Golf. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal’s Islands of Adventure are 1 mile away (1.2 kilometers).

Resort Features

Recreational amenities at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel include a waterslide and an outdoor pool. Other amenities include a theme park shuttle and a poolside bar.

Rock 'n' Roll Rooms

Universal's Hard Rock Hotel's 650 air-conditioned guestrooms blend rock and comfort with musically-inspired décor, free WiFi (up to 4 devices), 32-inch flat-screen TVs with pay movies, and iPod docking stations.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Experience the life of a rock star at this Orlando resort. Tour the hallways filled with rock 'n' roll paraphernalia, have a Fender guitar delivered to your room, or shop in the Rock Shop, filled with musician-inspired clothes. Once you’re done exploring the inside, take a dip in the 12,000-square-foot (1,114-square-meter) pool. Continue the rock star experience by having drinks served to you at the poolside BeachClub, or sit in one of the musically-themed cabanas. You can even work out like a rock star in the hotel’s fitness center, available for a surcharge.

Universal's Hard Rock Hotel features concierge services and a 24-hour business center with 3 meeting rooms equipped with audiovisual equipment, a computer station, and secretarial services. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

This is a smoke-free property.

EXCLUSIVE THEME PARK PRIVILEGES:

Skip the regular lines for free with Universal Express Unlimited ride access in both theme parks–a value of up to $89 per person, per day (valid theme park admission required)

Take the complimentary water taxis along picturesque waterways or ride the shuttle bus directly to both theme parks and Universal CityWalk®

Priority seating at select restaurants throughout the resort

OTHER EXCITING BENEFITS:

Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, one hour before the theme parks open (valid theme park admission required)

Complimentary shuttle busses to and from both theme parks and CityWalk®, plus guided walking paths to make getting around the resort fast and easy so you can make the most of your time

Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key card

Complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel

Complimentary scheduled transportation to nearby Wet ‘n Wild® water park, SeaWorld®, and Aquatica™

Universal Orlando character appearances with some of your favorite theme park characters

Start your day with a wake-up call from one of your favorite Universal Orlando characters

Golf Universal Orlando® program, providing preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to select area golf courses:

Windermere Country Club

Grand Cypress Golf Club

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Conference space
  • Elevator/lift
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Waterslide
  • Computer station
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Total number of rooms - 650
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Luggage storage
  • Conference center
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 540
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Smoke-free property
  • Steam room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wedding services
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Climate control
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room massage available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • iPod docking station
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
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Where to Eat

Breakfast is served each morning in the restaurant and is available for a surcharge.

The Kitchen - This rock 'n' roll-inspired American restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A kids section is available.

Palm Restaurant - Dine at this fine steakhouse serving American and Italian cuisine and admire the cartoon caricatures on the wall, a tribute to the original New York venue. Open for dinner.

Velvet Bar - This modern bar serves drinks and light fare. Visit Velvet Sessions, a monthly cocktail party.

Emack & Bolio’s Marketplace - A Boston-style ice cream shop serving original flavors and Starbucks Coffee®.

BeachClub - A poolside bar and grill serving drinks and snacks. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

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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 Universal's Hard Rock Hotel.

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.

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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
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Accessibility

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

This property will charge a 1-night deposit within 5 days when payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

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

Special policies:

This property will charge a 1-night deposit within 5 days when payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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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Fees

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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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