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6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819-7610
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 25/04/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 25/04/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Enjoy vibrant, retro-style with rooms and suites brilliantly designed for fun and affordability. Relax with a splash, surrounded by amazing iconic architecture inspired by classic Florida beach resorts of the 1950s and 60s. Sample a variety of options in the incredible food court. Every day comes with fun for all ages with two massive pools, a winding river, a bowling alley and more. It’s all within walking distance of Universal’s Volcano Bay. Plus you’ll enjoy the exclusive benefits of staying in Universal. Breeze into one of the Universal parks an hour earlier than other guests with Early Park Admission*. Plus, it’s a quick hop from Universal’s hotels to the parks with free shuttles. *Requires 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 Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bowling
Game room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Hot bath
Lazy river
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Snack bar
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Evening entertainment
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Iron
Kitchenette
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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English, Spanish
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FrequentFlier664761 wrote a review Yesterday
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The Cabana Bay Resort is really nice, just make sure to check all of the bedding when you check in for stains, not just the sheets and pillowcases, the beds and pillows also. I always check because these things are always covered when you enter the room. Overall a very good place to stay with many activities if you do not want to spend the entire day at the parks.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Paul M wrote a review Apr 2022
Marietta, Georgia20 contributions13 helpful votes
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As someone who has stayed in a good number of Disney hotels over the years, this was my first stay in a Universal property. I traveled with my wife and sons (both aged 12) and we stayed for a few nights. This place is fantastic, it has a great theme with 50s vibe, two wonderful pools, but the icing on the cake was the lazy river! Our boys spent hours in that, it was a highlight of the trip. Meals were great with plenty of options, the staff were awesome, and the transport to the Universal parks was reliable and efficient. We’d happily stay here again!
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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paynecrystalj wrote a review Yesterday
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Just returned after a 5 night stay at Universal Cabana Bay. I must say I was a little hesitant at first because of some of the reviews posted, but I’m glad I went and experienced the awesomeness of this resort myself. We booked transport from the airport through Universal Superstar Shuttle. Roundtrip for two of us was $68. The shuttle was easy, clean, and prompt. We arrived at the hotel at 4:10pm expecting a crowd at check in based on prior reviews. It was exactly the opposite. There were 3 people ahead of us. We were checked in within 15 minutes and given our room keys, map of the resort, and all questions we had were answered. Plus we were given a free upgrade of our standard room to one with a pool side view. Room 6622 is where we stayed in the Continental Building on the 6th floor. The room was immaculate!! Everything was clean, neat, and looked like new. The view was amazing!! We overlooked the pool, lazy river, and had a view of Volcano Bay. Being up on the 6th floor I wasn’t bothered by any noise from the pool. I assume the folks who complained about noise stayed on much lower floors. Housekeeping came 3 out of the 6 days we were there. They were thorough and always left lots of towels. We ate at Bayliner Diner a few times. The food is good, but the menu repeats daily with a few variations. We enjoyed the breakfast options the most. The same menu is offered for lunch and dinner. Breakfast costs for 2 people most days were between $20-$25. Dinner costs $30-$40. So it’s a little pricey but portions are good. Kids meals come with a free small drink, apple slices, and carrot sticks. There are vegan options, salads, and fresh fruit available. We did Uber eats one night, and ate at City Walk other days. Having a Starbucks on site was great! I never encountered a major line. I was in and out in 5-6 minutes. The pools were the best! I paid $14 for a tube for the lazy river. They inflate it and store it for you, or you can keep it in your room. Either way it’s yours to keep. Pools were clean and open late. The occasional duck or two would be seen swimming from time to time. Towels were plentiful and lots of lifeguards. Any trash poolside was because of sloppy guests not using the many garbage cans in plain site to clean up after themselves. The bowling alley and the arcade are great fun especially if it’s raining or too hot out. I’d love to say more but I’ll end with Cabana Bay is now my forever place to stay!
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antongiorgiliz wrote a review Yesterday
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The layout is absolutely terrible and not accessible so traveling with strollers and wheelchairs is a complete nightmare- also using luggage carts was bad. The bowling alley is full (needs reservations early in the day you plan to use) and we could not use it. The sofa bed in the family room is terrible - firm like a brick. They gave us a paper thin mattress pad which didn’t resolve anything. The regular beds are not great but better than a rock. Walking to the parks was good. Buses come quickly and always a fast ride. Those are the only pros
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wendysousa35 wrote a review 16 May
Hopkinton, Massachusetts7 contributions
My husband and I decided to take a last minute weekend away along with another couple. I was not expecting much from this resort. I booked here because there was nothing available anywhere else. Typically when we go to universal Orlando, we stay at a premier resort. So, to say I was pleasantly surprised is an understatement. I absolutely loved this resort. I felt like I was transported back in time to the 60’s. The theming was so spot on. Everything was flawless. The check in was so quick and pleasant. The staff are so nice and helpful. We rented a cabana by the pool and the bar. It was only $100. (I’ve been to a lot of resorts and that price is really good in comparison.) The pool bar was great with some very cool very tasty and unique options. The food at each of the restaurants was good. We got a family suite. Very roomy and the beds were very comfortable. We talk again about the theming! Even down to the shampoo and cream rinse (it’s not conditioner in the 60’s). The music even matched! I consider myself a slight resort snob. I like to be stay in luxurious resorts. This resort may not have been as luxurious as the premier resorts, but we had just as much (if not more) fun with a fraction of the cost! We will most definitely stay here again!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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US$153 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesFloridaCentral FloridaOrlandoFlorida Center
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Frequently Asked Questions about Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Universal's Islands of Adventure (0.8 km), Hard Rock Live (1.1 km), and Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition (Orlando) (1.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Yes, paid public parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Strong Water Tavern, Cinnabon, and Nile Ethiopian.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.