Accommodation in Orlando
Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal
Address: 7800 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL, 32819
What to Expect
The imposing fifteen-storey Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal is situated on Universal Boulevard, which is just a short walk from Orlando’s International Drive, the gateway to many of the areas world famous Theme Parks. The impressive Universal Studios is just two miles away.
The hotel boasts an outdoor swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness centre, well-presented business centre, two superb restaurants and high-speed wireless internet access.
A complimentary shuttle bus service is provided by Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal to take guests to all of the major nearby attractions, which include SeaWorld, the Disney and Universal Orlando theme parks, Aquatica and the Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park.
When not exploring the local area, guests can relax in the hotels heated outdoor swimming pool or enjoy the use of a well-equipped fitness centre. There is the choice of two restaurants serving a variety of foods from early until late, or unwind with a drink at the Aqua Pool Bar, which opens seasonally. Shopping can be enjoyed on site and there is also an arcade/games room.
The resort has an excellent business centre, conference facilities and meeting rooms with banquet and catering services. There is also an exhibit space with audio-visual equipment to hand if required.
The resort is conveniently located on Universal Boulevard, which is within walking distance of International Drive and offers excellent access to all of Orlando’s world famous theme parks and attractions. These include Universal Studios, Walt Disney World resort, SeaWorld, Aquatica Water Park and Wet ‘n’ Wild.
Orlando is a popular area for golf and there are a number of excellent nearby golf courses for guests to visit and enjoy.
Featuring 400 guestrooms based over fifteen floors, the Crowne Plaza Orlando Universal has five different types of room available. The choices include standard double bedrooms, king-size double bedrooms and rooms with two queen-size double bedrooms.
Guests will have the use of in-room TV’s, wireless internet access, CD player, coffee/tea maker, iron and iron board, cot, additional rollaway bed if required and secure built-in safes. Daily housekeeping is provided with complimentary toiletries and newspapers on offer.
Each room has a private bathroom with a bathtub and sink.
Elements Bar & Grill is a lovely bistro restaurant located at the lobby, which opens daily serving an excellent selection of meals for late breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are three plasma TV’s to watch, whilst you sample a snack or trendy cocktail.
Cafe de Sol on the first floor is a more relaxed restaurant, which serves up a good variety of meals. Start the day with a delicious American style breakfast as omelettes, pancakes and waffles can be made to order, or choose from a well-stocked buffet station. Children aged 10 years and under always eat for free when dining with an adult.
Room service is also available 24-hours a day, so you need never go hungry.
With a heated outdoor swimming pool and on-site fitness centre, guests can relax and unwind when not visiting the nearby theme parks with the excellent recreational facilities on offer. The health and fitness centre overlooks the pool area and has a variety of cardio equipment and weights machines. There is also the Escape & Renew Spa, which provides facials, massages, body treatment and other rejuvenating services. These can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own room, beside the pool or at the spa.
There is on-site shopping available for a spot of retail therapy, a gift shop for picking up souvenirs of your trip to Orlando and a newsstand for keeping up to speed with what’s going on in the world.
There is an arcades and games room, which is a great place to head for fun and two restaurants provide an excellent selection of meals throughout the day. Guests can also relax in the bar and lounge area and sample a range of drinks and snacks.
Banqueting services and event catering is available if you want to celebrate an event and there are state-of-the-art conference facilities for hosting meetings within these stunning surroundings.
Check-in starts from 4pm with a check-out time of 11am. Government issued photo identification will be required, as will a credit card or cash deposit at check-in for incidental charges