Hard Rock Hotel Universal Orlando, Orlando, Florida
The hotel is located on-site at Universal Orlando where Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and CityWalk are all outside your door and it is close to great shopping arcades and restaurants. Hotel is now a NON SMOKING property, there are some exterior areas on which smoking is allowed. Areas allowed to smoke are: Balcony of Velvet Lounge, Entrance by Guitar Fountain and Ground floor by Woodstock Lawn. Hotel is now part of SAVE THE PLANET campaign. Amenities abound at this exciting hotel, with over $1 million worth of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia throughout the hotel, a 12, 000-square-foot pool with a sand beach, underwater stereo, interactive fountains, a 260-foot pool slide and the popular Beach Club pool bar, private pool side cabanas, Camp Lil’ RockSM supervised children’s activity center, fitness center and game room. On-site guests enjoy complimentary transportation to nearby SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove Orlando and the spectacular Wet ‘n Wild –Orlando water park. The hotel was named to Conde Nast’s Gold List “World’s Best Places To Stay” 2005. The hotel is a mid-rise, modern, white painted building with California mission-style facade, looking over the beautiful pool area. Lobby is large sized and modern in style. The hotel has five restaurants and lounges, including the famed Palm Restaurant; the hotel’s full-service restaurant takes on the appearance of the spacious kitchen in a rock megastar mansion. The rooms are medium in size and modern, casual, laid back yet unquestionably stylish. All guest rooms are designed with a whimsical flair and they feature a dynamic CD sound system. 19 kms to city centre, 32 kms to the nearest airport (orlando).