Category Archives: Universal Orlando Resorts

Sapphire Falls Resort Photo Tour

Universal Orlando Resort’s newest hotel, the Sapphire Falls Resort, opened this summer and is now part of Universal Orlando’s slate of on-site accommodation options. During our last visit I took a little self-guided tour of the resort. Sapphire Falls Resort Sapphire Falls Resort is located next to the Royal Pacific Resort and across the street… Read More »

Hard Rock Hotel Orlando Review

On our recent visit to Universal Orlando Resort, we stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel Orlando, one of Universal’s five on-site resort hotels. Based on our recent trip, it’s now in contention for our favorite on-site hotel at Universal. The Hard Rock Hotel Orlando has a California mission-style exterior, giving it a Hotel California vibe.… Read More »

Universal Orlando Transportation Tips

Universal Orlando Resort is made up of two theme parks, a shopping & dining district, and four (soon to be five) resort hotels. These are connected through Universal’s transportation system, and here are a few Universal Orlando transportation tips. Universal Orlando Transportation Tips For reference, Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure are about a… Read More »

Cabana Bay Beach Resort Review

Universal Orlando Resort’s newest on-site hotel is the Cabana Bay Beach Resort, a retro-themed throwback to the 1950s and 1960s. Cabana Bay is also Universal Orlando’s first value-level resort. We stayed here at the beginning of October, and found a lot to love about this new hotel. Cabana Bay has very well-done theming throughout, and… Read More »

On-Site Hotel Benefits at Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort has four on-site hotels that offer great benefits to guests as they visit the resort’s two theme parks, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Universal has four on-site hotels: three deluxe (Portofino Bay Hotel, Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel) and one value (Cabana Bay Beach Resort). Benefits at all four hotels… Read More »