Hotel overview

Enjoy vibrant, retro-style with rooms and suites brilliantly designed for family-sized fun. Relax and play, surrounded by amazing iconic architecture inspired by classic Florida beach resorts of the 1950s and 60s. Savor your choice of scrumptious selections in the incredible food court. Every day comes with fun for all ages with two massive pools, a winding lazy river, a bowling alley and more. Plus guests enjoy exclusive theme park benefits.

- EARLY PARK ADMISSION* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ or Universal’s Volcano Bay™ (valid theme
park admission required).
- FREE SHUTTLES so it’s always a quick hop between your hotel and the parks.
- COMPLIMENTARY MERCHANDISE DELIVERY to your hotel from shops across Universal.
- COMPLIMENTARY CITYWALK™ ACCESS^ to select venues for the length of your stay.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Legal: HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

Early Park Admission Legal: *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 Universal’s Volcano Bay™. Valid at selectattractions at each park. Additional restrictions may apply.

Universal CityWalk™ Complimentary Access Legal: ˆValid 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 and a cover charge 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.

Hotel & Universal Orlando Resort™ Legal: Cabana Bay Beach Resort TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture II. All rights reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2018 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.



Universal Orlando Resort On-Site
Orlando International Airport (MCO) : 16 miles

Property information

Year Built: 2014
Nonsmoking rooms: 2200
Total rooms and suites: 2200

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Hotel advisories

Advisory A minimum self- parking fee of $17 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

General Information - Room taxes are included in vacation price. Minimum night stay restrictions may apply. Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed
No Show Policy:
  • No Show Penalty: 1 Night Applies: Sunday - Saturday 20Feb15 - 31Dec50

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 21499 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Crowded pools @41% occupancy

    We always stay here, it’s our go to Universal resort. Always a fun atmosphere and we love the food and the employees are always amazing! Our tv kept glitching so we called down and Raymond (who was great!) with engineering came right up. Went to the pools to give it some time. Pools were packed, which we found odd since the resort was only 41% occupancy. Since the park closes so early maybe that’s why the pools are so packed? Because there is nowhere else to go. Both pools open on weekend. Did not like a line to get into lazy river, and always a line at the bar by the pool- get another bartender over there please. No live music in the lobby and lobby bar closed too. So TVs never stopped the glitching and we decided to upgrade to Royal Pacific- which ended up being not the greatest because their food was not to our liking at all. But the manager was understanding and helped us get in touch with Royal to accommodate us. Figured we would pack up to switch rooms anyway, why not check out a different resort that would feel less crowded. Will return to Cabana Bay again in the future, remains our go to! Love the atmosphere and staff and walking distance to VB.

    Jul 06, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Covid vacation

    With the increasing Covid numbers in Florida I was a little nervous about taking the family. Once we arrived I could tell the company was serious about their safety approach. There was staff at the entrances taking temps. Everyone was wearing masks and hand sanitizer was visible and used. I felt safe. The rooms were clean. We had a great vacation

    Jul 04, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    Due to cabin fever from quarantine, friends suggested a weekend and this resort. We are not too sure, but we needed an escape and did not feel safe renting an Air BnB. I have to say that the staff were constantly cleaning and disinfecting things. They check our temperature every day, they had free masks and hand sanitizer at every entrance. Chairs, table, were disinfected between clients. There was not room service or housekeeping, in order to ensure social distancing. We called for fresh towels and they were delivered when we were out of the foom. This was very reassuring and if all hotels do this, I would not hesitate to book a stay.

    Jul 03, 2020
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Will not come back

    If you have a trip planned to Cabana Bay during the pandemic - postpone or cancel. This place is overrated and not prepared for the limited crowd that is here. Some areas aren’t clean, pools aren’t open. (One pool is supposedly open but due to “storms” they didn’t know when they would allow guests in (no sign of rain on radar)). You can tell there is limited staff here - very little open. Very disappointed in this place - you should at least get a Covid-19 discount for this type of service and lack of amenities.

    Jul 02, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    4th of July

    One of the two pools is open lobby is super clean social distancing taking place but clean fast service Family suites sleeps six easily with a small kitchenette. The pool area has hot tubs and a slide at one pool and lazy river at the other pool

    Jul 01, 2020