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 Cabana Bay Beach Resort is completely 100 percent smoke-free. A $200 cleaning fee* for smoking in guest rooms will be applied to guests' folio. *Subject to change without prior notification.
Advisory A minimum 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 21587 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    During this crazy time of Covid it’s difficult to know and understand what’s safe and what’s not. We felt SAFE during our visit. They definitely take this serious and do it so well and efficiently. Temp scans daily with color coded bracelets allowed you to come and go and know all is well. Sections of the food court being shut down in shifts for cleanings. Pool chairs and tables being sprayed and cleaned after use. Hand sanitizer is the rooms. All around we loved it!

    Oct 25, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Resort took Great Measures to keep guest safe frm Covid-19!

    Security chking temperature, all employees wore mask @ all times, I tripled checked room, not a speck of dust Plus, chked bedding. Also, food is always great there & u can get full course meals @ very decent price.

    Oct 24, 2020
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Many Features Closed

    Many of the hotel features are currently closed, understandable given the circumstances, but the hotel is still advertising and selling based on features that aren't currently present. For example, we booked a 'poolside suite' with exterior entry, so that we could have a simple/short walk out our room to the pool. When we checked in, we were informed that the pool with the exterior entry suites was closed. We had the option of either paying extra to stay in a non-poolside suite on the side of the resort with the open pool, or paying even more extra to stay in a poolside suite (really more of a 'pool view') on that side of the resort. It was disappointing to book based on the ability to stay in a poolside suite, only to get there and find them unavailable for intended use. Even more, having to pay extra to stay in a different room was, frankly, unacceptable. Until they open all the hotel features back up, I would definitely save my money and get a similar room at a non-Universal hotel, as many can be found with similar features for a much cheaper price. But beware, in the meantime they are advertising hotel features on the site that aren't actually available.

    Oct 24, 2020
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Get your Wallet Out

    Yes resort has a lot of amenities but you will have to pay for everything. Bowling alley 45 minutes $13/pp plus tax, lazy river $15/pp, food court party of 3 $60 for lunch. Pool needs resurface had huge chunks missing from shallow floors, cracked tiles throughout pool looks very neglected. Staff very unfriendly other than check in. Oh and let’s not forget the circles you will need to go through in order to find a parking space you have to pay for parking $20/day. Not worth it.

    Oct 24, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Awesome time

    Awesome time great service it was a great experience overall even with all the guidelines in place highly recommend to stay in their premises the hotel was great and convenient costumer service 100% and great food

    Oct 24, 2020