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Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites

7125 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819

About Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites

It’s all good. Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites lets you soak up the scenes of a serene escape and save with extra affordable rates — all in the middle of a Universal Orlando Resort vacation.
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Amenities

  • Water Taxi
  • Bus Transport
  • Suites
  • Waterslide
  • Table Service
  • Kitchen
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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On-Site Theme Park Benefits

  • Early Park Admission
Skip the regular lines at participating rides and attractions. View all Universal Express Passes
from $90.57 / day

Universal's Volcano Bay (0.71mi)

Bus 20 min

Universal's Islands of Adventure (1.09mi)

Bus 10 min

Universal Studios Florida (1.35mi)

Bus 10 min

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Rooms Offered at Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites

Standard Rooms2 Rooms

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Cool, calm and carefree, rooms here are remarkably charming and incredibly affordable.
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Standard 2 Queen Room

Unwind in casual surroundings inspired by sand, sea, and breathtaking sunsets. Each inviting 313-square-foot room offers two queen beds. With separate bath and vanity areas, it’s easy for multiple people to get ready at the same time.
  • 2 queen beds
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
Retail From
$133
Rates (excl tax)
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Pool View 2 Queen Room

Unwind without a worry in the world, with two queen beds and a view of the pool. Thoughtful comforts include a flat-screen TV, mini-refrigerator, USB outlets, and free WiFi. Each inviting 313-square-foot room comes with separate bath and vanity areas, making it easy for multiple people to get ready at the same time.
  • 2 queen beds
  • Sleeps up to 4 guests
Retail From
$150
Rates (excl tax)

Suites2 Rooms

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Families will feel like they’re at a beach retreat in these spacious, two-bedroom suites that sleep six. There is also a kitchenette area, a cool picnic table for meals and hanging out, and a bathroom with separate bath and vanity areas.
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2-Bedroom Suite

Find delightful details inspired by tranquil strolls on the beach and sun-drenched escapes. Each 440-square-foot suite has 2 bedrooms (one room with 2 queen beds and the other with a single queen bed), a kitchenette area with a picnic table, and a bathroom with separate bath and vanity areas.
  • 3 queen beds
  • Sleeps up to 6 guests
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$201
Rates (excl tax)
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2-Bedroom Suite Pool View

Unwind every day in a light and airy escape with perfect views of the pool. Each 440-square-foot suite has 2 bedrooms with one room containing 2 queen beds and the other with a single queen bed. The convenient kitchenette area features a microwave, large mini-fridge, and cool picnic table for meals and hanging out.
  • 3 queen beds
  • Sleeps up to 6 guests
Retail From
$223
Rates (excl tax)
FROG FAMILY REVIEW
Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites*

What we love

  • One (1) hour Early Park Admission to Universal Studios Florida or Universal's Islands of Adventure
  • This is the most affordable Universal hotel!
  • There is a Starbucks coffee shop located in the lobby featuring coffee, tea, and other fresh food items
  • There are two resort-style pools on the property

Keep in Mind

  • The hotel charges $15 per day for self-parking
  • The only restaurant located on the property is a food court style restaurant
  • This hotel does not offer the Universal Express™ Unlimited ride access benefit
  • This hotel is not within walking distance to the Universal theme parks and Universal CityWalk
  • Standard rooms do not have kitchenettes
  • Rollaway beds are not offered at this hotel
  • No pets allowed
  • You must be at least 21 years of age to make a reservation at any Universal Orlando Resort hotel

Notable Facts

  • Universal’s second hotel in its Value category, opened in March 2020
  • There is a sister hotel, Surfside Inn and Suites

Frog Family Tips

  • If you’re traveling with a larger family consider booking a 2-bedroom suite
  • If your tadpoles had an exhausting day, take advantage of the pizza delivery directly to your room
  • Take the free shuttle to the hub at Universal CityWalk for access to the parks

Best For

  • Families looking for an affordable option but still wanting the benefits of stay a Universal hotel

*The views and opinions expressed here are those of Undercover Tourist.

Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites Information

Featuring extra affordable standard rooms and 2- bedroom suites that sleep up to six, Dockside Inn and Suites is a carefree escape that perfectly blends the cool calm of a serene retreat with all the fun and convenience of being on the edge of everything in Universal Orlando Resort. Every day, you’ll feel completely transported as you relax and play in chill surroundings that include Universal hotel guest benefits and rates that are extra affordable.

Universal Orlando hotel guests get more ride time, more free time, and more family time every day of their vacation. It couldn’t be easier. Staying with Universal is the best way to experience all the destination has to offer.

Plus, hotel guests receive exclusive theme park benefits including:
  • Early Park Admission† to Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal Studios Florida, or Universal's Islands of Adventure up to one (1) hour before the park opens.
  • Complimentary Transportation± to the theme parks and Universal CityWalk
  • Resort-Wide Charging Privileges with your room key
  • Complimentary Delivery Of Merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel

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†Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.

±Water Taxis, Shuttle Buses, and Walking Paths are available at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel®, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. Shuttle Buses and Walking Paths are available at Universal Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Universal’s Aventura Hotel. Shuttle Buses are available at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites & Dockside Inn and Suites. Water Taxi not available for transportation to Universal’s Volcano Bay.

Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites Amenities

General Resort Info:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • 2,050 guest rooms including 1, 113 2-bedroom suites
  • ATM/cash machine on-site
  • Non-smoking property
  • No pets allowed
  • Accessible features
  • Universal Vacation Planning Center
  • Universal Studios Store™ - offers sundries as well as Universal and hotel logo merchandise
  • Free Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public areas
  • Minimum age for booking and check-in with valid ID: 21 years of age or older

Room Amenities:

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access in guest rooms and most common areas of the hotel
  • Two-compartment bathroom
  • Tub/shower combination or shower containing a retractable clothesline
  • Separate sink and vanity area
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body soap, and facial soap
  • Hairdryer – wall mounted
  • Mini refrigerator
  • HVAC controls connected to Smart Room technology, so you can set your desired temperature
  • Iron and ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • One 43-inch flat-panel television with HD channels and On Demand in-room movies (fees apply)
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Convenience outlets, USB, and USB-C outlets to keep all your devices charged
  • Complimentary cribs (subject to availability)
  • An additional charge of $15 per extra adult applies for more than 2 adult guests per room
Recreation at Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn & Suites:
  • Two resort-style pools with children’s play area and sand beaches
  • Poolside activities like hula hoop contests, bingo, ping-pong and more
  • Complimentary fitness center
  • Game room

Dining at Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn & Suites:

  • 1 Food Court, 3 Bars, and 1 Cafe
  • Pier 8 Market - casual food court with 5 dining options and grab-and-go snacks
  • The Wave Maker’s Pool Bar - poolside bar
  • The Oasis Beach Bar -poolside bar with alcoholic drinks and smoothies
  • Starbucks® - coffee shop 
  • Sunset Lounge - lobby bar with cocktails and refreshing beverages
  • Room Service - Pizza delivery daily from 4 PM - 12 AM

Transportation:

  • Complimentary shuttle bus to Universal CityWalk for access to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks
  • Dedicated bus route connects the Value hotels to Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park.
  • Self-parking: $15 plus tax per night, per vehicle

Front Desk Services:

  • 24-Hour front desk
  • Currency exchange
Cleaning Services:
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities (fees apply)

 

General Universal Orlando Resort Benefits

Theme Park Benefits at Universal’s Endless Summer – Dockside Inn and Suites:

  • Early Park Admission* - Enjoy Early Park Admission* to Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal Studios Florida, or Universal's Islands of Adventure up to one (1) hour prior to park opening (valid theme park admission required).
  • Fun, Free, And Easy Transportation - Complimentary shuttle buses connect this Value hotel to Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure, Universal's Volcano Bay, and Universal CityWalk. It’s just a quick hop between the parks and your hotel.
  • More Than Just A Room Key - Stay with us and get resort-wide charging privileges using your room key card.
  • Shopping Made Simple - Be carefree and carry-free when you shop at select stores in Universal’s theme parks and CityWalk. We’ll deliver your purchases directly to your hotel, free of charge.
*Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.

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