In August 2018, the brand new Aventura Hotel by Loews opened at the Universal Orlando Resort. Situated suitable subsequent door to the Loews Sapphire Falls hotel and across the street from Volcano Bay and the Cabana Bay Beach Resort. This premium worth, 600 space hotel is sleek and contemporary with rooms beginning at $120 a evening. Right here is my critique of the Aventura Hotel at Universal Orlando.
A common double queen space at the Aventura Hotel
What are the rooms like at the Aventura Hotel at Universal Orlando?
The hotel is shaped somewhat like a fidget spinner. Not certain if this was intentional or not but simply because of it is shape, the developing has 3 major components. The elevators are situated in the center of the developing with rooms going out from them in 3 unique directions. When you verify in and head to your space make note of the colour of the carpet pointing towards your hallway as you get off of the elevators. This will make it a lot simpler and much less confusing every time you head to your space so you immediately know which hallway to take.
The hotel provides rooms in a variety of sizes with unique view points and amenities obtainable. For my keep I had a 314 sq ft common double queen space that sleeps 4. My bathroom featured a tub nonetheless some rooms only function stand up showers. If traveling with tiny youngsters you could want to make certain to request a space with a tub.
A map of the Aventura Hotel
A common double queen space has lots of storage space, a coffee / tea location, mini fridge and a desk with drawers along one particular entire wall. It also functions a big flat screen Television, funky contemporary lighting and the finest portion, every space comes with its personal iPad. The iPad is a central command technique for the entire space. It is connected to the online for browsing but also does so considerably far more. You can use it to order space service, discover out the climate, adjust the space temperature, turn the lights and Television on and off, handle Netflix on the Television, ask queries to hotel employees and far more. Each hotel everywhere wants a device like this in every space.
The iPad space and service controls
Oddly one particular of the items that I loved most about the space although was the hair dryer. When I travel hotel hair dryers can be the bane of my existence, but the one particular in my space at the Aventura Hotel was excellent. It was extremely potent and that is so appreciated.
Starbucks in the lobby of the hotel
The Lobby at the Aventura Hotel
The lobby of the hotel is a big open location with the verify-in counter and concierge along the left wall. Previous the front desk is a lounge location for guests, a lobby bar, present shop, Starbucks and meals court. The present shop is your standard Universal shop with products from each and every massive attraction in the parks. Best for souvenirs and gifts to bring household. The Starbucks is your finest bet for a speedy, low-cost and rapid breakfast prior to hitting the parks for the day. If you are hunting for far more of a substantial meal then verify out the a lot of solutions obtainable at the Urban Pantry meals court. They provide created to order pastas and pizzas, breakfast sandwiches, burgers, gelato and far more.
All of the gelato at the Urban Pantry in the lobby of the hotel
The Pool at the Aventura Hotel
There is not any meals or drink service by the pool and truly meals and drink are not permitted on the pool deck. There is nonetheless a pool bar fairly close to by that you can sit at and order from. The pool is very spacious and tends to make a U shape about portion of the hotel. It is constantly attended by lifeguards and there are life jackets obtainable if necessary. There is a big seating location about the pool and a decrease far more quieter location set back a bit that functions a hot tub. To the far left of the pool there is also a splash pad for youngsters as effectively as a pool table, foosball and other games. At the back of the pool deck there is also a garden entrance into Volcano Bay.
The rooftop Bar 17 Bistro restaurant
The Rooftop at the Aventura Hotel
A single of the most exclusive functions of Universal Orlando’s newest hotel is its rooftop. A single of the only rooftop bars in the city with views of Orlando for miles about. It also provides excellent views of Volcano Bay and the rest of the parks. Open from 4pm to 2am each and every evening the Bar 17 Bistro provides a excellent appetizer and drinks menu. It is undoubtedly the ideal spot to loosen up right after a lengthy day at the parks.
Melon and tomato skewers at the Bar 17 Bistro
The view of the Cabana Bay Hotel and Volcano Bay water park from the rooftop of the Aventura Hotel
Aspect of the health club, there are also treadmills and far more exercise machines
The hotel offers guests with a good sized health club on the second floor. There are several treadmills, weights and function out machines for any individual to use. By the health club there is also a adjust space with showers and lockers, ideal for right after you exercise. The adjust rooms are also best if you require to verify out of your space but your flight is not till later. You can verify out, hang out by the pool till it is time to leave and then you have a good spot to get prepared for your flight.
One more additional and exclusive function of the Aventura Hotel is the Virtual Reality Game space. Hang out right here and use one particular of the 3 VR game systems. It is a fairly cool concept but will expense you about $five for 10mins of play.
Virtual Reality Game space on the second floor
The hotel is also serviced by a dining shuttle from 6pm to 10pm leaving each and every 30minutes. The shuttle will drop you off at the a variety of hotels on the Universal home so you can get a possibility to knowledge it all. Italian at the Portofino Bay Hotel, sushi at the Royal Pacific, comfort meals at the Tough Rock Kitchen restaurant and far more.
The Universal Orlando Resorts complimentary water taxi arriving at City Stroll
How to get to the parks from the Aventura Hotel
A single of the finest items about the Aventura Hotel is it is place. Nestled nicely beside the Loews Sapphire Falls Hotel it is place offers you speedy access to all 3 parks. To get to Volcano Bay use the garden entrance close to the back of the pool location. Or if you are going for early entry stroll about the developing to the left on the sidewalk and take the path below the roadway to the park.
If you are hunting to go to Universal Studios or the Islands of Adventure there is a shuttle bus that leaves each and every 10mins to the suitable of the hotels entrance. The bus will drop you off at the entrance of City Stroll exactly where you can then head to either park. If you are hunting for a far more relaxing way to get to the parks then I propose taking the water taxi. The Aventura Hotel is not connected to the water taxi technique but the Loews Sapphire Falls subsequent door is. Stroll into the lobby and head down the stairs in the back suitable just prior to the restaurant and it will take you outdoors to the water taxi. The water taxi drops you off suitable in the middle of City Stroll just a speedy stroll to every park.
Book a hotel at the Universal Orlando Resort
Hunting for a hotel close to Universal Orlando? Verify out these excellent solutions:
Aventura Hotel: Cost-effective and brand new
Sapphire Falls Resort: Seaside vibes and excellent breakfast buffet
Portofino Bay Hotel: Your reservation contains limitless express passes to all of the parks
Cabana Bay Beach Resort: Excellent for households and offers you early access to Volcano Bay
Hunting for far more? Search for a excellent deal on Booking.com.
To understand far more, love my video critique of the Aventura Hotel right here:
Particular thanks to the Universal Orlando Resort for hosting me on this stop by. As constantly all opinions and views expressed are my personal.