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Hard Rock Hotel®

Hard Rock Hotel®

5 star hotel


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Universal Orlando Resort™

  • Hotels & Parks benefits
  • Universal Express UnlimitedTM Skip the regular park queues!†
  • Early Park Admission*
  • FREE Transportation


Rooms available Sleeps Price per room


The coolest hotel on the planet. Live like a rock star and savour the perks of rock ‘n’ roll royalty with impeccable surroundings, laid-back luxurious style and show-stopping service. Supremely talented chefs offer culinary nirvana from a famed steakhouse to delicious American classic cuisine. The sweeping California mission-style design—inspired by classic rock music—welcomes you to escape to a sensational world with a palm-lined swimming pool featuring underwater music, incredible rock memorabilia and exceptional entertainment—including famous names live in concert.

Please note that a charge of $35 per day plus tax is payable locally for a rollaway bed - subject to change (one rollaway bed permitted per room)

  • Location

    Located approx. 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport, 50 minutes from Sanford Airport, and on-site at Universal Orlando Resort, like we said before when you stay at Cabana Bay Beach Resort you are literally in Universal! You can use the walking paths, take a short shuttle ride or a water taxi and be at the parks or Universal CityWalk in minutes. Plus you are really close to everything else Orlando has to offer too. Here you are right in the heart of the action.

  • Parking Charges

    Hotel parking charges (payable locally and subject to change):

    Self parking at $28 plus tax per night for overnight guests
    Valet parking at $37 plus tax per night for overnight guests

  • Facilities

    • Pool with underwater music
    • Waterslide
    • Sand volleyball court
    • 2 Hot tubs
    • Complimentary fitness centre
    • Game room
    • Hard Rock® Rock Shop
    • Jogging & walking paths
    • Velvet Sessions - Rock ‘n’ roll cocktail party (last Thurs each month, excl. Nov & Dec. Fees apply. Age 21+)
  • Accessibility

    Wheelchair accessible are rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking.
  • Resort Address

    5800 Universal Blvd




Hotel Facilities

  • Bar
  • Business Center
  • Children’s Playground
  • Concierge Services
  • Feature Pool
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Hair Salon
  • Health Club
  • Pool with Slide
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Restaurants
  • Signature Dining
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table-service Dining
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheelchair Access

Our top tips

Check with the Studio Audience Center at the park entrance for the latest filming schedule. Who knows, you may see a feature film in the making!

Universal Orlando Resort™

Legendary rock stars are always evolving and so is Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. Commencing 18 April through 11 July 2022 The Kitchen restaurant will undergo renovations. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be available in Velvet Bar, lower lobby or Avalon Ballroom.


  • Beachclub


    It's time you did "poolside" like a rock star: lounging in the sun while a server keeps your drink fresh and your stomach full. Whether you're spending the day soaking in the pool, relaxing in a cabana or working on your tan, this beachy bar and grill is at your service. Cool off with a frozen cocktail, cold beer or refreshing fountain drink. When hunger strikes, snacks and appetizers can be ordered and enjoyed in the open-air restaurant or right from your chair.

    And beachclub even brings the entertainment, with live bands or a DJ out during the day and projected movies playing at night. Cancel your photo shoots and interviews—the only thing on the agenda is sipping, snacking and sprawling like the celeb you are.

  • Emack & Bolio's Marketplace

    Emack & Bolio's Marketplace

    Boston, 1975: Rock 'n' roll is everywhere – and so are touring musicians – but the clubs close abruptly at midnight. So music lawyer Bob Rook created a mellow after-hours hangout (the original Emack & Bolio's), complete with outrageous frozen treats and legendary acoustic tunes.

    Emack & Bolio's constantly keeps things fresh by coming up with creative new flavours for their award-winning ice cream, sorbet, and frozen yogurt. Enjoy grab-and-go breakfast selections, milkshakes, smoothies, savoury snacks, and coffee in addition to scoops of Twisted Dee-Light, Deep Purple Chip, S'mOreo, and much more at this uber-cool shop.

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

    You'll feel like the centre of your very own entourage when you head to this hot local hangout famous for amped-up American favourites. It's the perfect place to sip mimosas and bloody Marys at breakfast, chow down on shrimp tacos and empanadas for lunch, or dig into their famous mac and cheese for dinner. But don't forget the encore. They've got some of the most jaw-dropping desserts you've ever seen. You may need your friends to help you finish.

    Adorned with memorabilia from visiting celebrities who’ve stopped in (and could pop by again) to do some cooking, The Kitchen mixes a fun rock 'n' roll vibe with casual dining. The Kid's Crib offers little rockers their own play area, and they also feature entertainment and special events on select nights.

  • The Palm

    The Palm

    Bringing the legacy of the famous New York steakhouse to Universal Orlando Resort™, The Palm is the place to find a superb meal in an uptown atmosphere. The caricatures of celebrities on the walls are a nod to the original Palm restaurant's roots in the newspaper district of Manhattan, where famous cartoonists would often exchange drawings for their meals.

    World-renowned for prime aged steaks and massive Nova Scotia lobsters, The Palm's menu features honest, satisfying dishes that reflect the best of an Italian-American heritage. Finish your meal with a signature dessert and authentic Lavazza coffee (Italy's favourite) to get the full taste of this sophisticated big city staple.

  • Velvet Bar

    Velvet Bar

    Undeniably cool with true rock star swagger, this sleek lobby-level bar is the perfect place to catch up with your entourage. Dark wood, red leather, and rich fabrics create the vibe of an exclusive VIP room. Come in for a night of tasty appetizers and live music, or spend a laidback evening sipping wine on the veranda. Suave and stylish, Velvet will be a smooth start or finish (or both) to your evening.

    The last Thursday of every month (excluding November and December), Velvet Bar hosts the award-winning Velvet Sessions* in the lobby lounge. These incredible rock 'n' roll parties showcase different specialty cocktails along with fabulous finger foods and live music from legendary bands. Past performers include Bret Michaels, Joan Jett, Foreigner, Eddie Money, Blue Oyster Cult, and many more.


Frequently Asked Questions for Hard Rock Hotel®

General Information

What are the benefits to staying at the Hard Rock hotel?

As the Hard Rock hotel is only a stone-throw away from the entrance to the parks, it is great for location! As Hard Rock Orlando is a premium hotel, you will also get benefits such as early park admission and Unlimited ride Express passes included for the duration of your stay.

When is check-in and check-out?

Check-in time: 4:00 pm. Check-out time: 11:00 am. Guests who arrive early will usually be given a room key for Express Pass usage within the parks while their room becomes available

Ticket Information

Does Universal's Hard Rock hotel stay include park tickets?

Universal Park tickets are not automatically included with your stay, although these can be added to your package or added on separately.

Facilities & Amenities

What do you get in Club Level rooms at Hard Rock hotel Orlando?

The Club level rooms are located on the 7th floor and provides access to Hard Rock's Rock Royalty lounge, featuring complimentary continental breakfast and evening beer and wine. Additional Rock Royalty amenities include personal concierge services, complimentary coffee, tea, and soft drinks throughout the day, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres each evening, “evening sweets” each night, library of rock 'n' magazines and more. Lounge open daily 7:30am -10pm.

Is the pool at Hard Rock hotel Orlando heated?

Hard Rock hotel Orlando has a 12,000 square-foot heated pool with underwater speakers and a sandpit.

Is there entertainment at Hard Rock hotel Orlando?

There is lots of entertainment! You can see live music in their Velvet Sessions, the most intimate rock ‘n’ roll cocktail party. Velvet Sessions is held in the hotel's lobby and Velvet Lounge the last Thursday of every month (except November and December). There is usually poolside entertainment also whilst you enjoy a drink in the bar or swim around listening to the music underwater.

Does the Hard Rock hotel Orlando have free Wifi?

There is free Wifi in the rooms, hotel and even around the poolside for all guests.

Does the Hard Rock hotel in Orlando have a casino?

The Hard Rock in Orlando does not have a casino.

Are there laundry services at Hard Rock hotel Orlando?

Yes. For dry cleaning or laundry, same-day service is available 6 days a week, including holidays. Express service gets your items back in just a few hours.

Is there a safe in my room?

Every room features an in-room safe that is large enough to accommodate a laptop, tablet or other personal electronics. Safe Deposit Boxes are available to rent for free, and are located at the Front Desk.

How much is a roll-away bed?

Only one roll-away is allowed per room. Available on a first come, first serve basis. King rooms have bedding for 2 people, requires a roll-away for 3. Double Queen rooms have bedding for 4 people, requires a roll-away for 5. The fee for roll-away is $25 per day, plus tax.

Can I get a balcony or patio?

There are no patios or balconies at Hard Rock hotel Orlando.


How much is parking at the Hard Rock hotel?

Parking is charged for on-site guests at £28 + tax per night of stay.

Food & Drink

Is there a Starbucks at Hard Rock hotel?

You can purchase Starbucks drinks from Emack & Bolio's Marketplace in the Hard Rock hotel Orlando

Do I need to make a dining reservation for the hotel?

Reservations are not usually required but are recommended.


Is the Hard Rock Hotel Orlando wheelchair accessible?

The majority of the hotel and pool area is wheelchair accessible. There are also special allocated rooms available providing doorways that provide 32” of clear width.


Are there smoking and non-smoking rooms?

Hard Rock Hotel is a smoke-free hotel. The non-smoking policy applies to all areas of the hotel with the exception of designated outdoor areas. There is a $250 cleaning fee for smoking in guest rooms.

Is there a specific age you need to be to reserve a room?

The minimum age requirements to check-in to a Universal Orlando Resort onsite property is 21 years. Driver’s license and major credit card for incidentals are required at time of check in.



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