The Singing Tower at Bok Tower Gardens. The tower is a carillon with 60 bells. Such a beautiful place The Orlando Eye. I haven't been on it yet, but I love seeing all of the changing colors! Really wishing that Sydney had a Sugar Factory so I could grab one of these yummy concoctions! This picture is from the Sugar Factory in Orlando - the bar tender makes the drink right it front of you so you can film as the dry ice is poured in! Some days we want the extraordinary. A trip to Spintwitches for all your quidditch needs. Harry Potter #market 🎃⚡️👻*broomstick icon required* Hogsmeade Orlando 2012. It is how they build the houses in Orlando! While in Honeyduke's be sure to get a Cauldron Cake. These things are delicious! The Orlando Wonder Works resembles a upside down building, complete with inverted palm trees. Made to look like a mansion uprooted by a tornado and dumped in the middle of the block. It was built in 1998. The inside has an upside down appearance as well. It's $25/adult for admission to visit inside. I spent a week in Orlando, FL recently and just had to get over here to shoot this place. I had seen so many pics from here, and wanted to see it with my own eyes (and through my own camera). Luckily I had some nice light and wonderful clouds, which added a little extra drama to the shot. It's not Italy, but it sure looks like it! From http://nomadicpursuits.com/ We couldn't believe our eyes as this sunset unfolded. I've never seen one as beautiful before or since. Not your usual #market 😁 Wands, wands anyone? Maybe mine will be colorful, with a peacock feather...I ❤️Hogsmeade. My favorite spot at Islands of Adventure: Hogwarts! Not a bad ride either. View of Hogwarts castle waiting in line for Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure Hogwarts! A peaceful find in such a bustling city. Hard Rock Café Orlando 🇱🇷 Hogwart's The Orlando Eye is an attraction on I Drive that I wish had a better view. Too far from downtown and too far from Disney. But, certainly fun to photograph.
#EndlessSummer Sea of Christmas trees Ducks in Peabody hotel Orlando...
How did the tradition of the ducks in The Peabody fountain begin?
Back in the 1930s Frank Schutt, General Manager of The Peabody, and a friend, Chip Barwick, returned from a weekend hunting trip to Arkansas. The men had a little too much Jack Daniel's Tennessee sippin' whiskey, and thought it would be funny to place some of their live duck decoys (it was legal then for hunters to use live decoys) in the beautiful Peabody fountain.
Three small English call ducks were selected as Take a look around the Jurassic Park Discovery Center. If you're lucky, you might see a dinosaur hatch... Universal Studios, Orlando, FL #orlando #florida #usa #travel #wanderlust Visit The Hog's Head Tavern for a Dragon Scale or Wizard's Brew the Wizarding World's specialty beers, or a Fire Whiskey! We tried the recommend drink of adding the Fire Whiskey to a Strongbow. I would definitely pass the recommendation on. It's like the best of both worlds!
https://thelifediscovered.wordpress.com/2016/02/17/a-visit-to-diagon-alley/ Kayaking on the coast of the Dingle peninsula will allow you to explore aquatic caves like this one created by cliffs too close together. A picture does not capture the true beauty of the area.
#dingle #ireland #europe #water #kayaking #seakayaking Never got my letter but I guess this will have to do! ♡
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
#harrypotter
#wizardingworldofharrypotter
#hogwarts
#hogsmead
#universalstudios
#islandsofadventure
#orlando Spending the day watching the 'pros' play here at Bay Hill. It's a beautiful course and an equally beautiful sunny day! Hard Rock Cafe, Orlando.
Biggest one in the world!
Incredible to look at from the inside and the outside, especially when there's a sunset like this!
Great food & music, definitely will be visiting there again! 🍔🎸 Diagon Alley #Universal #HarryPotter #themepark #orlando #florida #usa #travel #wanderlust Universal city walk 🇱🇷 Yes, I'm a Harry Potter geek, but the new theme park is definitely worth a visit. This is the first year that Universal has decorated Harry Potter World for Christmas. They outdid themselves on so many levels! Hogwarts Castle at Harry Potter World. Pro tip - don't guzzle a butter beer before riding the castle ride.  Lots of mosiac balls, showers, & fountains by the pool. The fitness center has free lockers/amenities so ...... After day at park when you have already checked out. bam! swim in pool. shower, change, and you are good to go! #highwithoutwalls
Good hotel for people visiting or working in Orange County Convention Centre Straight out of a Harry Potter book #HP #Hogsmeade Trader Joes in the Dr Phillips area puts a lot of effort into making it beautiful. Harry Potter World at Universal Studios-Orlando is a must for any fan of the movies/books. They do not miss a single detail - it feels like you're living out the stories you've loved for so long! Spent an amazing day at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Got my wand at Ollivander's which comes with a map that shows all the secret locations in both Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade where you can practice your spells. Tip: hit the Harry Potter areas of Universal as early as possible, after lunch it turns into a madhouse, even on a weekday. Flourish & Blotts, must stop for your Hogwarts book list. You feel like you were inside the book. It's perfect. #Blue The Hogwarts Express! Vista de Orlando, final da tarde é mais bonito Delicious frozen butterbeer, Olivander's wand shop, and incredible rides await Muggles and Wizards alike at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Upside down building on International Drive! Hogwarts. Still waiting for my owl. Hogwarts The Hopping Pot, this is where I got my Butter Beer! Butter Beer was delicious! However, I would suggest it frozen. The regular drink wasn't good at all. I ended up pouring it out. Taken at the amazing Harry Potter land in Universal Studios amusement park. Orlando, Fl They closed the park early due to Halloween Nights, we got an extra hour wristband and it was perfect for taking photos with no people in them! Durmstrang and Beauxbatons contestants visiting Hogwarts for the Tri Wizard Tournament. Fun family friendly resort in Orlando near all the attractions...
(Yes, she beat the pants off us..) Remember the candy from the movies and books, well stop in at Honeyduke's and be sure to at least get a chocolate frog! Butter beer ice cream #FoodieFinds Portofino Resort Sometimes the dragon shoots fire out of his mouth. Again, I cannot stress enough how beautiful this hotel actually is.. this area is just outside of the lobby!
Decent place for the entire family to enjoy a day mini golf. Sparkly chandelier in Tampa. #SweetSpot
Eat one or eat them all at Season 52! Paging system for the waitresses. Style Hogwarts Castle Dragon! Great view of Orlando! Kids friendly Hogwarts has my heart forever!
#harrypotterandtheforbiddenjourney
#harrypotter
#hogwarts
#hogsmeade
#islandsofadventure
#universalstudios
#orlando
The Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios was a fantastic addition. The train ride connects the two parks. You ride through from Platform 9 3/4 in London to Hogsmeade. #bestof5 #orlando #universalstudios #harrypotter 400 feet high and it takes 1/2 hour for a complete revolution. Hogwarts! The Forbidden Journey was the best ride I've ever ridden! A must for anyone visiting. For your first time I suggest going through the castle. You get to see a lot of awesome things. Then if you want to ride it again go to the single riders line. You will get on the ride within 5-10 minutes. Great outdoor oasis here at the Hard Rock Orlando. Be sure to check out the interactive locations to use your wand from Ollivander's. You will not be disappointed! Fun Spot America is a cool and entertaining place for the entire family. This Chevrolet truck is on display inside the complex. Awesome view in universal orlando Harry Potter section of Universal Studios is for adults, too! Hogwarts castle at Universal Studios in Orlando Florida.
#Castle Universal Studios What an amazing resort! Love the 50s vibe! This hotel.. wow, it is so aesthetically pleasing everywhere you go!
The staff even greet you by saying If you can't make it to London, to give the London Eye a ride, the Orlando Eye is a great option. Next time I'll try riding at dusk. Diagone Alley This place is crazy!! A cross between McDonalds and Chuckie Cheese!! A McDonalds on roids Giant space robot, at city walk mini golf To me, the magic was hanging from the ceiling... Lots of different food choices & Duff Beer! Universal Studios Island Of Adventures is a MUST! Fun for all ages; even for people who don't get on rollercoasters. Best time to visit would be autumn or early spring. Inside the Dragon Challenge you will see the Goblet of Fire and the Triwizard Tournament Trophy. I can't do a lot of rides in the park because they make me sick, but Universal adds so many details for while you're walking through the line that I had missed things. My husband asked an attendant if I could just walk through and exit when we got the ride. You have to have an escort to do this but they added me to a walking tour group for someone's birthday which allowed me to take pictures of the inside, something you normally can't do (for most rides you have to store EVERYTHING in a free locker if you're riding).
https://thelifediscovered.wordpress.com/2016/02/17/a-visit-to-diagon-alley/ Harry Potter, Universal
Studios You don't even have to be a temporary resident at the Portofino Bay hotel to enjoy this Italian picturesque. Take a taxi boat over from CityWalk and sink your teeth into some pizza while you enjoy the scenery. Don't forget the Gelato for dessert!
#loewsportifinobayhotel
#universalresort
#city walk
#orlando Stop by Honeydukes for your assortment of magical candy!
#honeydukes
#chocolatefrog
#bertiebotts
#everyflavorbeans
#harrypotter
#hogsmead
#wizardingworldofharrypotter
#universalstudios
#islandsofadventure
#orlando Platform 9 3/4 this way! Unreal. Great place to eat All too good! Hogwarts The Zax -- One day, making tracks
In the prairie of Prax,
Came a North-Going Zax And a South-Going Zax.
And it happened that both of them came to a place
Where they bumped. There they stood.
Foot to foot. Face to face. Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. March 2015. Italy feels 🇮🇹 The cool fire spewing dragon in diagon alley Hogsmeade Roller coasters and green eggs and ham do not mix well! Staircase featuring modern stainless glass clamps, next to the Bistro.
#architecture Love Universal. It's like stepping into another world.
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Get an overview of this hotelRetro-styled Orlando resort with bowling alley

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools
Laundry facilities
24/7 Desk

On-site at Universal Orlando Resort™

Within walking distance of Universal Orlando™ theme parks and Universal CityWalk™, this hotel offers Early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ water theme park 1 hour before the theme parks open with valid theme park admission. Complimentary theme park shuttles are available.

Retro-themed Fun

This 1950s and 60s retro-themed resort features 2 large swimming pools including a water slide, a winding lazy river complete with interactive water cannons, onsite food court, and 10-lane bowling alley. In addition, Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Park is open.

Free WiFi

In these retro-inspired guestrooms, guests have access to complimentary WiFi for up to 4 devices, 40-inch flat-screen TVs, and in-room safes. Family suites offer kitchenettes.

Languages Spoken

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This retro-styled resort offers classic style with modern conveniences. Play a few frames at the 1950s-themed bowling alley, drop a couple of quarters in the arcade games at the resort’s Game-O-Rama, or dive into one of the 2 swimming pools, one of which has a water slide and lazy river, before taking some time at the hotel’s fitness center. Grab some food at one of the 2 retro-themed restaurants, or grab a cocktail in the hotel’s Swizzle Lounge.

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. A Universal store is on site where guests can buy souvenirs or forgotten necessities. Guests also have access to parking (surcharge) and a free theme park shuttle.

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is a smoke-free property.

Guests at Universal Hotels Orlando receive these exciting benefits during their stay (see Promotions for details, terms, and conditions):

  • Early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ water theme park 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™
  • Visits with select characters at hotel and special wake-up calls to guestroom
  • Golf Universal program² providing access to a nearby course

  • Lazy river 
  • Picnic area 
  • Waterslide 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 2200 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Lazy river  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Bowling alley on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Bayliner Diner -The diner serves American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also offers grab-and-go items.

Galaxy Bowl - This bowling alley restaurant offers traditional American cuisine.

Atomic Tonic - The hotel’s poolside bar serves signature cocktails beers, non-alcoholic beverages, sandwiches, salads, wraps, and Doner Kebabs.

Swizzle Lounge - Sit in this lobby bar and select a drink from the wide variety of cocktails offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hideaway Bar and Grille - American cuisine serving lunch and dinner daily.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a waterslide and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bowling alley on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

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 not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 14.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Cabana Bay Beach Resort
  • Cabana Bay Resort
  • Cabana Beach Bay
  • Cabana Resort
  • Universal's Cabana Bay
  • Universal's Cabana Bay Beach
  • Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
  • Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort Hotel
  • Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort Hotel Orlando
  • Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort Orlando

We should mention

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

Universal Orlando Resort™ Onsite Hotel Benefits

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ (Now open) one hour before the theme parks open (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 access to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk™, visits with select characters at hotel and special wake-up calls to guestroom, golf Universal program² providing access to a nearby course, and guests may purchase discounted Universal theme park tickets via the "Things to Do" section of this Web site.

*Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida™ or Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ as determined by Universal Orlando and at Universal’s Volcano Bay™ (Now Open). Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. ^Valid 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. 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. Cabana Bay Beach Resort © 2017 UCF Hotel Venture II. All rights reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2017 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.


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