Big Benefits For Universal Hotel Guests

Why stay at a Universal Orlando Resort Hotel?

When you stay at Universal Orlando Resort, it’s SO convenient moving between the three theme parks, the CityWalk entertainment complex and your hotel room. Early morning  you can access one of  the parks an hour before other guests*. Plus, guests staying at select on-site hotels can skip the regular lines at many popular attractions with FREE† Universal Express Unlimited™ access at Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™, including The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™ and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.

FREE† Universal Express Unlimited

Guests staying at Universal Premier Hotels get on more rides, and more often with FREE† Universal Express Unlimited™ (A value of $129* per person per day) Avoid the queues at many popular attractions in Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™, including The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem™ and  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™.

Valid theme park admission required. Valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay or at Pteradon Flyers™ at Islands of Adventure. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. *Based on seasonal peak pricing for the Universal Express Unlimited™ Pass.

Get into the Parks Early*

Every morning you can access one of Universal’s 3 theme parks a full hour before other guests. Head for one of the lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ or Universal’s Volcano Bay before regular park guests to enjoy the following attractions:

Universal Studios Florida™

  • Fast & Furious – Supercharged™
  • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™

Universal’s Islands of Adventure™

  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™

*Requires valid 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. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. 

Free Water Taxis and Shuttle Buses

Getting around Universal Orlando Resort is so simple –  all hotels offer regular shuttle buses to all  three parks and also CityWalk™. If you’re staying at certain hotels, you can take a relaxing water taxi ride to the parks or even a short stroll in some cases.

Universal Character Meet & Greets

Better put your phone in camera mode as Universal Orlando™ is full of famous characters ready to meet and greet you! Your kid’s’ faces will be a picture when you bump into them! Over at Cabana Bay Beach Resort™ keep your eyes peeled for characters in the hotel lobby on select nights.

Resort-Wide Charging Privileges With Your Room Key

No cash no problem! As a Universal Orlando Resort hotel guest you can use your room key to make purchases around the resort, including the parks. So convenient! Merchandise or food and drink will simply be added to your room bill so you can pay for all purchases at the end of your stay – maximum  flexibility and security.

Golf Universal Orlando

Get preferred tee times at two of the areas finest golf courses. You will receive free transportation for foursomes (a small upcharge applies for 1-3 golfers), as well as complimentary clubs and range balls. The courses are the stunning Grand Cypress Golf Club and the beautiful Windermere Country Club.