Universal Orlando Celebrates Opening of Cabana Bay Beach Resort

This past June I went on a press trip to Universal Orlando for the grand opening of the TRANSFORMERS: the Ride – 3D attraction. It was a fun filled trip that included a tour of Springfield, as well as preview of the new Cabana Bay Beach Resort – still under construction at that time. I was so excited to learn about this more affordable Universal Studios resort option that didn’t seem to lack any of the luxury and perks you would expect. The new moderate and value-priced property has a very fun and colorful theme inspired by iconic beach resorts of the 1950′s and 60′s.

Universal Orlando Cabana Bay Beach Resort

The finished resort looks amazing, and I hope to have a chance to be a guest there very soon. Fortunately, Universal Orlando is making that a little bit easier by celebrating the opening of Cabana Bay Beach Resort with limited time, special offer. If you are looking to plan your spring and summer travel now, this is definitely something to consider.

For a limited time, the whole family can experience Cabana Bay Beach Resort’s new family suites with rates starting at $104 per night for a seven-night stay to $134 per night for a three-night stay. Offering up to 47 percent savings off regular prices, this introductory offer is available now for purchase for stays from March 31 to June 14, 2014. Full details are below.

The all-new family suites sleep up to six, surrounding guests with bold design, period colors, neon and a cool retro feel. The suites also feature a kitchenette with microwave, mini-refrigerator and sink. Combining affordability with convenience, the hotel’s location is within walking distance of both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Plus, hotel guests enjoy Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the theme park opens.

Cabana Bay Beach Resort is Universal Orlando Resort’s fourth on-site hotel with striking color schemes and nifty, nostalgic details throughout the décor. The new, 1800-room hotel features moderately priced family suites available this spring at the special preview price and value-priced guest rooms available in summer of 2014 along with a wealth of recreation. When complete, guests can experience a 10-lane bowling alley and
enjoy two massive pools with sand beaches, a lazy river, waterslide and more.

This preview offer is available for booking until January 31, 2014. Conditions apply.** To learn more or to make a reservation, call 888-273-1311 or visit www.universalorlando.com.

Image provided courtesy of Universal Studios Orlando.

Have you ever been to Universal Studios or stayed at one of their resorts?

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  1. I love the competition between the theme parks because we as the consumers win when they add new amenities.

  2. This looks like a beautiful destination. We will have to plan a visit

  3. This new resort really appeals to me. I bet it will be an instant hit – a real money maker for them, and oodles of fun for both parents and kids. I hope I have a good opportunity to go!!!!

  4. Wow! That really is affordable for that location! Just the lobby alone looks amazing.

  5. I’ve never been to Disney World (we just always go to Disneyland here in CA) but we’re planning to go next year! I’ll definitely add this to the places we need to check out.

  6. It’s beautiful! And those rates are so affordable for a resort of that caliber!

  7. wow that looks really nice, a place I would want to stay!

  8. Nyeasia Pippin says:

    That looks so amazing! If I ever win a trip or save the money to go on vacation, I’m sure my kids and I would have a WONDERFUL time!!! That would be the best family vacation for sure!

  9. What a cute theme, that will be a really nice addition to their parks to have such a nice resort!

  10. Wow that just looks absolutely gorgeous!

  11. I have been there, but never stayed at the resort. It looks totally awesome, though

  12. Sherri Lewis says:

    I have been wanting to go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter….. looks like this would be a great place to stay when/if we do

  13. This looks like a really fun place to visit, especially over winter break.

  14. My family traveled to Florida for the first time in April. We are all ready to return. This time, I do want to go to Universal Studios. I’m most interested in the Harry Potter Theme Park. The Cabana Bay Beach Resort sounds like luxurious fun.

  15. I have been wanting to visit Universal and this sounds like the perfect resort to stay at!

  16. With the new Harry Potter stuff coming soon this is another great option for Universal Studios visitors! :)

  17. I have only been to Universal Studios once. I would love to go back and see the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

  18. I haven’t been to Universal Studios but it certainly looks like a great place to visit!

  19. Oh…I had heard that this was going to be opening. Looks like an awesome place to stay.

  20. I would love to go there!

  21. christine reyes says:

    I’ve never been, but it’s on my [very long] list!

  22. I was at Universal Orlando last November, but we stayed offsite. That resort looks amazing!!

  23. Looks amazing! Ahhh we need a vacation. Perhaps the hubs will let us for those low prices!

  24. I am dying to go to Orlando. We have not been. We are planning a trip in April

  25. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) says:

    this just makes orlando even better!!!

  26. last time i was at universal they were just finishing the first ride in dr seuss’ world. and we did not stay on the resort. i had JUST met my husband!!

  27. The hotel looks amazing! I’m really looking forward to seeing it when it’s finished.

  28. Oh my goodness, are you kidding? That looks like a crazy amazing place to stay! I need to tell hubby to take me there!

  29. What a nice place to stay. Wish I was on my way there right now!

  30. Can’t wait for this resort to open.

  31. Michelle F. says:

    Looks like a great place to stay.

  32. I’ve never stayed with Universal Studios but it would be so much fun! That hotel looks beautiful!

  33. Brenda Burgess says:

    Our family has vacationed at Orlando Florida numerous times, and we love to stay in a beautiful resort. The Cabana Beach Resort looks so relaxing and has gorgeous features. I would definitely love to stay their the next time we go back to Florida.

  34. That has such a funky vibe to it, and I love the location to the park. (Also the rate is excellent.)

  35. This looks fun! I’ve visited Universal Studios in California, but not Orlando. Hopefully someday!

  36. This looks like a wonderful place for a family vacation or a vacation without the kids!

  37. I think this place sounds so cool! I can’t wait to visit.

  38. We so badly want to make it here! Someday!

  39. wow this is beautiful id like to see more pictures! thanks for letting us know

  40. I haven’t been to Orlando in about 4 years! After this review I definitely need to plan a trip next year. This resort is going to be amazing!

  41. Georgette V says:

    I live in Orlando and I can’t wait for this place to open. Def will spend a few nights here

  42. havent been to orlando in a few years.that would be real neat

  43. Used to drive a tour bus to all the theme parks including Universal. Miss it a lot.
    I’d love to visit and see their Halloween special.

  44. I was recently at Universal Orlando as well, would’ve loved to check out this resort but it wasn’t open then!

  45. Carolann Leibenguth says:

    That sure is a great special offer rate. We have been thinking about taking our son to Disney we have purposely waited until this year as he will be seven.

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