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Universal's Endless Summer Resort - Dockside Inn and Suites

Universal's Endless Summer Resort - Dockside Inn and Suites

3 star hotel



Universal Orlando Resort™

  • Hotels & Parks benefits
  • Early Park Admission*
  • FREE Transportation


Rooms available Sleeps Price per room


Unwind in an all-new, carefree escape that perfectly blends the cool, calm feeling of a coastal retreat with the fun and convenience of staying in a Universal Orlando Resort™ hotel. Dockside Inn and Suites offers spacious, two-bedroom suites that sleep six, it's a great spot for families to base their Universal adventure. Enjoy exclusive theme park benefits like Early Park Admission* and complimentary transportation to all the Universal Parks with awesomely affordable rates.

  • Highlights

    Staying on-site is the best way to experience all that Universal Orlando Resort™ has to offer. As you’re actually staying in Universal you'll receive special theme park benefits exclusive to Universal hotel guests. When you decide to kick back at Dockside Inn & Suites you’ll enjoy…

    • EARLY PARK ADMISSION. Breeze into the parks before other guests* (Valid theme park admission required)
    • COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION to all three theme parks and Universal CityWalk™
    • RESORT-WIDE CHARGING PRIVILEGES with your room key.
    • COMPLIMENTARY MERCHANDISE DELIVERY to your hotel from shops across Universal.
    • COMPLIMENTARY CITYWALK™ ACCESS^ to select venues for the length of your stay.
  • Location

    Located approx. 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport, 50 minutes from Sanford Airport, when you stay at Dockside Inn & Suites you are staying at one of Universal’s hotels so you can take a short shuttle ride and be at the parks or Universal CityWalk™ in minutes. Plus you are really close to everything else Orlando has to offer too. 

  • Parking Charges

    Hotel parking charges (payable locally and subject to change):
    Self parking at $15 plus tax per night for overnight guests


  • Facilities

    • Resort style pool
    • Complimentary fitness centre
    • Game room
    • Universal Studios Store™
  • 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

    7125 Universal Boulevard




Hotel Facilities

  • Bar
  • Feature Pool
  • Free Park Shuttle
  • Health Club
  • Quick-Service Dining
  • Restaurants
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Access

Our top tips

When approaching Universal car parks always take the left hand lane. This is the quicker route when lanes merge.

Universal Orlando Resort™

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

  • Self parking at $15 plus tax per night for overnight guests
Renovations and Refurbishments:

  • From November Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Dockside Inn and Suites will each have times during the week when only 1 pool is open (per hotel). This is anticipated to be the case through mid-December, 2021.Please note that during your stay, at least one of our two pool areas will be available for your enjoyment.


  • Coffee Bar

    Coffee Bar

    Pop by the Coffee Bar and choose from a variety of tea's, coffee's and snacks.

  • Food Court

    Food Court

    Choose from a variety of stations serving, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Something for everyone with a choice of snacks available too.

  • Lobby Bar

    Lobby Bar

    Sit back and relax at the Lobby Bar - offering a full drinks service.

  • Pizza Delivery

    Pizza Delivery

    Just a call away. Enjoy fresh-made pizza's delivered straight to your room. Available during limited hours.

  • Pool Bar

    Pool Bar

    Enjoy a relaxing day round the pool, and why not sample the frozen drinks, cocktails, beer and wine the pool bar has to offer.


Frequently Asked Questions for Universal's Endless Summer Resort - Dockside Inn and Suites

Where are the Endless Summer Resorts located?

Universal's Surfside and Dockside Inn & Suites is located on Universal Boulevard, just off of International Drive.

What are the perks of staying at Endless Summer Resort?

Staying at either Endless Summer Surfside Inn or Dockside Inn will give you Early Park Admission, access to live entertainment at CityWalk with your room key, purchases within resort delivered to your hotel (free of charge) and complimentary shuttle buses to and from the parks.

Do the Universal's Endless Summer Resorts include Express passes?

Neither of Universal's Surfside or Dockside Inn & Suites include Express passes during your stay. You can stay at the Loews Royal Pacific, Hard Rock hotel or Loews Portofino Bay to include Express passes however.

Do the Endless Summer Resorts have refillable drinks?

You can purchase a souvenir refill mug and receive discounted refills each time.

What is the parking charge at Endless Summer Resort?

For overnight guests, self parking is from $15 plus tax per night, per vehicle (subject to change without notice)

Does I-ride stop at Endless Summer Resort?

There is an I-ride trolley stop a short walk from the Endless Summer Resorts.

Can I walk from Endless Summer Resort to Universal Studios parks?

It is about a 35 minute walk from the Endless Summer resorts to the Universal Parks. There is a free shuttle that will take you to the parks however.

How far is Universal's Endless Summer Resort from International Drive?

As Universal's Surfside and Dockside Inn & Suites is located just off of International Drive, you can walk there in a couple of minutes. If you are looking to go somewhere in particular, it may be worth checking the distance in case an Uber or taxi is easier.

What type of rooms are there at Endless Summer Resort?

Endless Summer Surfside Resort has the option of a Guest Room or a 2-bedroom suite. The Endless Summer Dockside Resort has the option of a standard room or a 2-bedroom suite.

Are there any resort fees for Endless Summer Resort?

Resort fees are included with our prices so you will not need to pay this locally.

Does Universal run shuttles from Endless Summer Resort to Disney?

Universal can provide a shuttle to Disney which will need to be booked in advance with the Vacation Planning Centre desk (fees apply). Alternatively, you can also book an Uber.

What star rating is Endless Summer Resort in Orlando?

Endless Summer Surfside and Endless Summer Dockside are both rated at 3 stars although this is down to the amenities included, not the standard of hotel which feels much higher.

When is check-in and check-out at Endless Summer Resort?

You can check in from 4pm and check-out by 11am.

Is there Wifi available at Endless Summer Resort?

Complimentary Wifi is available throughout the hotel and pool area.

How many rooms are there at the Endless Summer Resort?

The Endless Summer Surfside Resort has 750 rooms including suites. The Endless Summer Dockside Resort has 2050 rooms including suites.

How can I get to SeaWorld from Endless Summer Resort?

Universal do offer a scheduled shuttle service that can take you to SeaWorld. This needs to be booked in advance with the Vacation Planning Centre desk.

Are there microwaves in the rooms at Endless Summer Resort?

At Universal's Surfside and Dockside Inn & Suites, the 2-bedroom suites do have a microwave included. The standard rooms do not include this amenity.

Does Endless Summer Resort provide towels by the pool?

Towels are available to borrow from the poolside. Wet towel bins are also provided so you can dispose of them easily.

Are there safes in the rooms at Endless Summer Resort?

All rooms at Surfside and Dockside Inn & Suites hotels provide an in-room safe.

Are the pools heated at Endless Summer Resort?

Yes, the pools at both Surfside and Dockside Inn & Suites are heated.



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