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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.
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.
OTHER EXCITING BENEFITS:
- 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.
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.
LocationUniversal Orlando Resort On-Site
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General policies & fine print
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.
- No Show Penalty: 1 Night Applies: Sunday - Saturday 20Feb15 - 31Dec50
Ratings & reviews
TripAdvisor traveler rating21499 reviews
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.
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
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.
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.
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