Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is one of two resort hotels in the prime value resort category. The hotel has a fun retro theme with bright colors and fun decor with convenient access to all of the fun at the Universal Orlando Resort.

Resort Overview

 

Reasons We Love This Resort:

Location: This resort has a convenient location, just steps from Universal’s Volcano Bay. In fact, guests can take advantage of their own entrance into the water park! If you are heading to Universal Studios, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, or Universal CityWalk, resort buses run frequently. The hotel is just a short ride away!

Affordability: This hotel has accommodations for all party sizes at an affordable rate. It is considered a prime value resort and it has so much to offer for guests staying here.

 

Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi Service (complimentary wi-fi access in guest rooms, main lobbies, and main pools)
  • Dining Options (quick service and poolside service)
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Valet and Self-Parking
  • Rental Car Service – Avis Desk
  • Front Desk Service (banking and mail)
  • Merchandise Delivery and Pickup
  • Grocery Orders
  • Meetings & Event Space
  • Vacation Planning Desk (purchase tickets, upgrade tickets, special requests)
  • Wake-up Call Service
  • Disability Service (mobility, hearing, visual, and service animal accommodations)
  • Early Park Admission

 

A Full Range of Accommodations

Room Types

At Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, there are 2,200 rooms with accommodations that will fit every party size. Family suites can fit up to 6 guests while the 2-bedroom suite will up to 8 guests.  There are various views to choose from as well, with options including standard, pool view, or Volcano Bay view.

The rooms feature the same vibrant, retro theming as the rest of the resort, with comfortable accommodations and amenities.

Standard Rooms
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Views of the Resort or parking area
  • 2 Queen Beds

 

Poolside Standard Rooms
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Views of the pool courtyard
  • 2 Queen Beds

 

Volcano Bay View Standard Rooms
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Views of Volcano Bay
  • 2 Queen Beds

 

Family Suite – Interior Entry
  • Sleeps up to 5 guests (with a rollaway)
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
  • Features attached kids’ room with a nautical theme but with one entrance
  • Another Double Queen room can be added to sleep up to 10 guests

 

Poolside Family Suite – Interior Entry
  • Sleeps up to 5 guests (with a rollaway)
  • 1 King Bed or and 1 Sleeper Sofa
  • Separate living space and bedroom, with connecting room options to sleep up to 13 guests

 

Family Suite – Exterior Entry
  • Sleeps up to 5 guests (with a rollaway)
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Sleeper Sofa, with spacious living area and dining room, 2 luxurious bathrooms
  • Connecting room options to sleep up to 10 guests with rollaway

 

Poolside Family Suite – Exterior Entry
  • Sleeps up to 3 guests (with a rollaway)
  • Features living space with separate bedroom, dining area, and kitchenette
  • 1 King Bed with an option for connecting room to sleep 8 guests total (with rollaway)

 

Volcano Bay View 2-Bedroom Suites
  • Sleeps up to 8 guests (with a rollaway)
  • Features 2 full bathrooms, living area, 3 flat-screen TVs, kitchenette with mini-refrigerator, microwave, and small sink
  • Views of Volcano Bay & Krakatau Volcano
  • 1 Queen Bed, 2 full-size beds, 1 pull-out sofa

 

 

Dining Information

There are several dining options available at the resort. In addition, Universal CityWalk is a short bus ride away and has additional options. Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance at table-service restaurants.

All Dining & Lounges

Bayliner Diner

Cabana Bay

This food court serves a variety of options with different food stations that include a selection of deli items, pizzas, burgers, salads, and more. There is a convenient “grab and go” area or plenty of seating to sit and enjoy your meal.

The Hideaway Bar & Grill

Just steps from the lazy river, this is the perfect spot to grab snacks and meals or your choice of frozen drinks, cocktails, beer, or wine. Then, head right back to the pool for more fun in the sun!

Atomic Tonic
Cabana Bay

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This poolside bar and grill is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat or a refreshing drink. Located on the Cabana Courtyard pool deck, you will find plenty of shade along with your choice of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, along with non-alcoholic beverages, beer, wine, and specialty cocktails.

Galaxy Bowl Restaurant

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Enjoy a selection of American favorites including made-to-order sandwiches, hamburgers, pizzas, chicken wings, and more. This is the perfect spot to satisfy your hunger between knocking down pins at the bowling alley!

Swizzle Lounge
Cabana Bay

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This retro-themed lounge is located in the lobby and serves made-to-order cocktails and snacks.

 

Starbucks®
Cabana Bay

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This lobby-level Starbucks is the perfect spot for your morning coffee or an afternoon pick-me-up. Enjoy retro vibes as you sip the beverage of your choice in this chic café.

 

Delizioso Pizza

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If you’re craving some pizza, call right from your room to have it delivered. Salads, pizzas, and desserts are available for delivery during limited hours.

 

 

Pools, Grounds, & Recreation

Cabana Courtyard and Pool
Cabana Bay

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This pool area includes a dive tower-themed waterslide, the poolside Atomic Tonic bar, cabanas for rent, picnic tables, and a large fire pit. There is plenty of fun waiting for the whole family!

 

Lazy River Courtyard and Pool

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Featuring a winding river, sand beach, and the poolside Hideaway Bar & Grill, this pool area is the perfect spot to enjoy some fun in the sun. There are also two fire pits and plenty of seating for everyone!

 

Cabanas
Cabana Bay

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If you are looking for a little extra luxury in your vacation experience, consider renting a cabana by the pool. These cabanas are available for up to 6 guests and include a personal LCD TV, in-house telephone, a refrigerator stocked with water bottles, and a personal safe. There is also an armoire, a table with four chairs, and two cushioned lounge chairs. Cabanas can be reserved in advance at the hotel front desk or the same day at Atomic Tonic.

 

Poolside Activities
Cabana Bay

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Enjoy activities poolside all day long including hula hoop contests, splash contests, and more. Check with the front desk for a full schedule during your stay.

 

Galaxy Bowl

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The hotel’s very own bowling alley includes ten lanes on the second floor of the lobby building. When you bowl at Cabana Bay Beach Resort, you have easy access to dining too at the table service restaurant and full bar inside the bowling alley. There are additional fees to bowl and reservations are required.

 

Jack LaLanne Physical Fitness Studio

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Surrounded by memorabilia of the famous physical fitness star, guests are welcome to get in shape. The fitness studio is complimentary for hotel guests.

 

The Arcade
Cabana Bay

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The Game-O-Rama arcade offers classic arcade favorites and modern video games. Located on the second floor of the hotel lobby building, it’s a fun spot to stop and test your gaming skills!

 

Cabana Bay Beach Resort Transportation

When you stay at one of the hotels at the Universal Orlando Resort, it’s easy to get anywhere you want to go on property.

We have it broken down for you:

  • Universal Studios: The bus is available to take guests to Universal CityWalk. From there, it is a short walk to enter the theme parks. The buses run approximately every 20 minutes.
  • Universal Islands of Adventure: The bus is available to take guests to Universal CityWalk. From there, it is a short walk to enter the theme parks. The buses run approximately every 20 minutes.
  • Universal CityWalk: The bus is available to take guests to Universal CityWalk. The buses run approximately every 20 minutes.
  • Universal’s Volcano Bay: Guests staying at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort have their own entrance to Volcano Bay. It is a short walk to enter the park.

 

Parking

*Guests who drive either their own vehicle or a rental car to Universal Orlando Resort should know that a standard overnight self-parking fee of $18 plus tax per night will be applied to the guest hotel folio upon check-out. Parking is also available for day guests, with self-parking starting at $10 plus tax.

 

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