Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
3 stars

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819, United States
+1 407 503 4000
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based on 7,888 reviews

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
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About Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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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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2 queen beds
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2 queen beds
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2 double beds
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

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Amenities at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

  • Outdoor pool
  • Water slide
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Lockers
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Kitchen

  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Pool and spa

  • Pool bar
  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Water slide

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Game room
  • Bowling
  • Table tennis

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Sofa bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Reviews of Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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8.4
Very goodBased on 7,888 verified guest reviews
8.4Families
8.3Solo
8.4Friends
8.4Couples

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8.0 Very good
You cannot beat this hotel for proximity to Volcano Bay! It's literally ouside the back gate of the property. Getting to the other Universal Parks is easy too. There is an almost constant stream of buses from the front of the hotel directly to Universal Walk which is the gateway to the parks. The Family (2 bedroom) suite was excellent for our group of 4 adults and 2 younger children. We could put them to bed and still hang out together in the living room. The staff are, without exception, helpful and friendly. From check in to check out we were greeted with smiles and knowledgable answers. The hotel/resort is well themed and budget friendly.
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10.0 Wonderful
Excelente!!! So much to do for the kids.
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8.0 Very good
Pros:Close to universal resort. Great decoration and theme.
Cons:Requested park view, could see nothing but bamboo. Limited amount of pillows.
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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:We thought beds were very comfortable. Free Upgrade was great! Theme was fun and details were impressive.
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.
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6.5 Okay
Cons:We went to breakfast and talked with friends until 12:30 or 1:00 and were charged a second day for parking!!!!!!!!!
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9.7 Wonderful
Pros:We loved the resort and room decor, cleanliness, friendly staff, fun pool with water slide and lazy river, and the suite was set up perfect for getting ready with three kids (separate shower/toilet/sink and mirror). It was in an excellent location with easy access to the Universal parks. Shuttle was quick and easy. Our teens (18, 17 and 13) LOVED Cabana Bay!
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9.4 Wonderful
Pros:While not the most elegant place to stay it is a great value if you want to stay on Universal property. Early admission and bus transport to park made All the difference in our Harry Potter experience! And the cafeteria had very well prepared food (and large portions) for breakfast/dinner at a reasonable price. Important for us as my husband has to watch diet due to diabetes.
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2.0 Poor
Pros:It’s was close to universal
Cons:They put us in the wrong room when we asked and paid for a room with a view of Volcano Bay. Then we moved to another room and the TV was broken. We called them several times but the TV remained broken. The place has no proper restaurants. Only a diner/supermarket kids place. We were very dissatisfied
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9.1 Wonderful
Pros:We really enjoyed the pools, lazy river, movie on the lawn, bowling, and the food. We love it!
Cons:It's a bit pricey, but not terrible.
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8.0 Very good
Pros:Fun theming especially for baby boomers. I would rate the hotel as slightly above a Disney value resort with the theming, facilities and location/ transportation all just a little better.
Cons:The location is not very convient to the parks and transportation was good but like any bus system there was a wait. With such high traffic roads I can see why walking is not a good option. All in all if staying in site again I would make a different choice.

Location

6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819

What's nearby

  • Universal's Islands of Adventure0.3 mi
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter0.4 mi
  • Universal Orlando Resort0.8 mi
  • Fun Spot America1 mi
  • Orlando Premium Outlets International Drive1.4 mi
  • Skeletons: Animals Unveiled1.7 mi
  • SeaWorld Orlando4 mi
  • Discovery Cove4.3 mi
  • Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe5.9 mi
  • La Nouba7.3 mi
  • Magic Kingdom Park7.4 mi
  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park7.8 mi

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Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Low season

January

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

$213

Average price (weekend night)

$267
Cheapest month to stay with an average 34% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 32% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and September.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, plan to stay on a Monday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $158, while the most expensive was $340.
  • How long should you stay at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 3 days.

FAQs when booking at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

  • What are the dining options at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    The resort offers a wide array of dining options for families and adults, including seven bars and restaurants on the property, poolside dining, and room service. Additionally, there is easy access to a number of off-site restaurants within walking distance.

  • What are the pros of staying at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    Guests have highlighted the great staff, wonderful facility, complimentary shuttle service to the parks, and the family-friendly atmosphere. The hotel also provides early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and some attractions at Universal's Volcano Bay Water Park.

  • What are the cons of staying at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    Some guests have mentioned concerns about the cleanliness of the rooms and the quality of food at the Bayliner Diner. Additionally, a few guests found the rooms to be in need of maintenance.

  • What are the amenities available at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    The resort offers a variety of amenities, including two oversized pools with a waterslide and lazy river, a 10-lane bowling alley, and a wide range of dining options. Additionally, guests have access to a fitness center, laundry facilities, and on-site shops.

  • When is the best time to visit Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    The low season is in January, while the high season is in March. Visitors can take advantage of the affordable prices, excellent location, and exclusive Universal Orlando theme park access during their stay.

  • What kid-friendly activities does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offer for guests?

    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.

  • Does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offer any sports activities?

    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.

  • What amenities does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offer for guests staying with small children?

    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.

  • What is the easiest way to travel from the local airport to Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    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.

  • What is the best room to stay in at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort and why?

    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).

  • Where is Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort located?

    Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is located at 6550 Adventure Way in Florida Center, 7.5 miles from the center of Orlando. Universal's Islands of Adventure is the closest landmark to Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.

  • Does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort from the airport?

    Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is 10 miles from Orlando.

  • Does Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort have a pool?

    Yes, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort in Orlando and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.

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