Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is a moderately priced hotel and resort located within walking distance of Universal Orlando theme parks and the Universal CityWalk dining and entertainment complex. Standard and suite rooms, a wide range of dining options, and two oversized pools make the Cabana Bay Beach Resort an attraction in and of itself.
Ideal for those who want to enjoy the best of Universal Orlando and have some relaxing pool time as well, the 2,200-room Cabana Bay Beach Resort features everything that a family needs to have a vacation that's relaxing and yet thrilling. Guests are treated to complimentary shuttle buses to the parks along with early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and some attractions at Universal's Volcano Bay Water Park. The hotel features two oversized pools with a waterslide and lazy river along with an on-site 10-lane bowling alley.
The decor at Cabana Bay is a throwback to the 1950s. Glitzy furnishings, pastel tones and plenty of retro kitsch give this resort an atmosphere that makes it feel like a true escape. But, this doesn't mean guests won't enjoy all the amenities and luxuries of the modern day as rooms and suites are complete with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, and excellent views of the pool or Universal's Volcano Bay.
The Cabana Bay Beach Resort provides a wide array of dining options for families and adults. Seven bars and restaurants are located on the property including Starbucks, the classic 50s-style Bayliner Diner, and the Swizzle Lounge cocktail bar. Poolside dining and room service are also available, as is easy access to a number of off-site restaurants within walking distance.
Affordable prices, an excellent location, fun-filled attractions, and exclusive Universal Orlando theme park access make Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort a great choice for families.
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Cons:Requested park view, could see nothing but bamboo. Limited amount of pillows.
Cons:Room furniture needed a little TLC. Nothing that upholstery cleaners couldn’t fix. But all in all very comfortable and spacious! Would definitely recommend and return.
Cons:We went to breakfast and talked with friends until 12:30 or 1:00 and were charged a second day for parking!!!!!!!!!
|Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM|
|Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.|
Yes, reservations at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.
Yes, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort has a restaurant on-site.
Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.
No, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort does not offer free parking.
Yes, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offers free Wi-Fi.
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is located in the neighbourhood of Florida Center, 12.3 km from the centre of Orlando. Universal's Islands of Adventure is the closest landmark to Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.
Yes, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort has a pool on-site.
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is 16.7 km from Orlando.
No, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort does not offer free airport shuttle service.
If you’re staying at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort with your family, make sure to look for the character meet-and-greets that take place in the main lobby every Friday night. Additionally, your hotel key card will provide you with free access to some of the entertainment venues on City Walk, such as various musical performances and stand-up comedy acts, which you can receive more information about from the concierge desk.
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort periodically hosts activities such as hula hoop competitions, allowing guests to burn some calories while also having fun. Additionally, there are several scenic walking trails that connect the hotel with the nearby theme parks and local sites.
Children under the age of 18 are able to stay at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort for free, while additional adults past the two-person minimum must pay a fee of approximately $15 per day that they stay in the hotel. Additionally, complimentary cribs can be provided in all rooms upon request at the front desk.
For guests that are flying into Orlando International Airport and traveling to Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, it is possible to either rent a car, use a ridesharing application, or use public transportation. With no traffic or bad weather, the drive will take 20 to 25m, with a standard Uber costing approximately $23 and an UberXL costing approximately $33. Otherwise, it is possible to use the local bus system, such as lines 111, 37, and 21, which will take you upwards of 1h 15m without additional traffic.
For travelers that are staying at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort with large groups or families, consider booking one of the 430 sq ft Family Suites. Equipped with a small kitchenette, a compartmentalized bathroom, and beds for up to 6 people, these suites are an affordable option that will provide you with plenty of space without breaking the bank. Guests have the choice of either an interior suite or a suite next to an exterior hallway that provides access directly from the pool. The average prices for this suite range from approximately $250 to $350 per night. If you would prefer a basic room that is affordable provides guests with standard amenities, select the 300 sq ft Volcano Bay View Standard Room which ranges from $150 to $200 per night, has two queen-size beds, and offers scenic views of the nearby Universal's Volcano Bay Water Theme Park. (Prices checked 29/04/19).