Why stay at a Preferred Universal Orlando Resort?

The Universal Orlando Preferred Resorts have many of the amenities and fun things to do that you will find at the Premier Resorts, but the Preferred do not come with the daily express pass. The cost to stay at a Preferred Universal Orlando Resort is less than staying at the Premier. Staying at a Preferred Universal Orlando Hotel also gains you the Water Taxi Transportation making it very easy to get back and forth from Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk.

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Best Preferred Universal Orlando Resort?

At this time it is very easy to answer this question, the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort wins hands down. Why? It is the only Preferred Orlando Resort at Universal.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Universal Orlando

 6601 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819
| 4 Star Rating
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort from the beach at Royal Pacific bridge 600
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  • 1 Bedroom Suite
  • Best Pools
  • Best Pools for Kids
  • Family Suites
  • Water Slide(s)
  • Free Universal Shuttle
  • Kids Pool Area
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pet Friendly (Universal)
  • Universal Preferred Resort
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Start your Caribbean Adventure

Enter a world of vibrant island colors and Caribbean vibe at the Sapphire Falls Resort in Universal Studios. This Preferred Hotel is great for families and is also designed for business with a huge convention center and plenty of space for parking. The family will thrive around the massive lagoon style pool which has a unique zero-entry point sloping from the center of the pool. The water slide adds adventure for the kids but the adults will not be able to stay away. A small splash pad with bubbling fountains keeps the little ones cool. Dining is a treat with Caribbean inspired dishes. Standard Rooms are available but more luxurious suites make the stay a little more enjoyable. Water taxi service takes you to and from the Universal Theme parks which make the Sapphire Falls Resort a great place to stay. The Sapphire Resort also allows Pets.

Information on the Hard Rock Hotel:
  • Date Opened: 2016
  • # of Rooms: 1000
  • Suites Yes
  • # of Pools: 1
  • Water Slides: Yes
  • Zero Entry: Yes
  • Counter Service: Yes
  • Table Service: Yes
  • Spa: No
  • Arcade: Yes
  • Marina: No
  • Bike Rental: No
  • Transportation: Boat, Bus, Walk

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Upgraded Transportation

All of the Universal Resorts offer complimentary transportation to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, but there is just something about getting on a boat and floating down the canal to get to your destination. The water taxi is something special and feels like a ride in itself each time you make a trip. If the weather is bad, the water taxi might not be running. During these times, you will need to catch the Universal Bus Service.

List of Preferred Universal Orlando Resorts

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