Property Location: With a stay at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando (Florida Center), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Fun Spot America and Universal Studios Florida. This hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Orlando International Premium Outlets and 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from Florida Mall.

Rooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 192 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Amenities: Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. If you're planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Dining: Enjoy a meal at Roast Cafe or snacks in the hotel's coffee shop/cafe. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to noon for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities: Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.

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General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
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Checkin Instructions: Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policyGovernment-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental chargesSpecial requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteedThis property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 30 mi (48 km) of the property will not be allowed to check inSafety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detectorBe prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Special Checkin Instructions: Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Know before you go: Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice).This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of: SafeStay (AHLA - USA); Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global); COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC); Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Mandatory Fees: You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property: Cash deposit: USD 100.00 per accommodation We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional Fees: Breakfast fee: between USD 5.00 and USD 12.00 for adults, USD 5.00 and USD 12.00 for children (approximately) Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per nightService animals are exempt from fees In-room safe fee: USD 3.00 per day The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 743 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Ok hotel

    The hotel is well located, at a walking distance from Universal Studios. There’s an amazing Indian restaurant within the hotel where I’ve had the best butter chicken ever! Beware of the room for 6! It’s more like 5 adults or 4 adults and 2 kids. The sofa bed is more like a futon bed, very thin and not comfortable at all! Apart from that we had a good stay!

    Jan 11, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderfully Suprised...1st Time Stayer

    BLESS THE CLARION! Had the worst experience w the La Quinta Universal area when the manager canceled my reservation less than 24 hours before check-in. Scrambling to find a hotel since the customer service for Wyndham/LaQuinta was absolutely useless so decided to reserve with the Clarion hoping for the best. It all started with the call with Jessica at the front desk. I told her my hassle and she was so receptive and calming and understanding and positive. Check-in with Yousef was smooth, no problems no issues, easy going. The room was wonderful! Completely clean, easily accessible, clean beds/towels. Mini fridge, coffee machine, etc. I explored and the fitness center was amazing. Pool and hot tub were GREAT! The bar was awesome! The roast Cafe's crossaint breakfast sandwich was sooooo good! The staff was the nicest. Though I didn't take their shuttle service their schedule was WAY BETTER than anything La Quinta had. The times were better. It's actually walkable to the parks. Though I didn't eat at the indian restaurant onsite, it smelled SOOOO GOOD! My family was still staying at the La Quinta-Wyndham Universal Area so I visited them before leaving back to Miami and that place was a disaster. Smelled moldy/dingy/the breakfast looked barely edible, and the manager was rudely talking down to a customer that had a room complaint. Apparently at the Clarion, it wasn't their first experience hosting a customer that had a previous issue with the La Quinta manager, Jay. I couldn't be happier that I experience the Clarion.....we are going back in January and my family is already booking our stay at The Clarion.....PROUDLY! THANK YOU!!!

    Dec 05, 2022
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great value and service

    We stayed for 2 nights and can’t fault it. The service at check in was brilliant. We got upgraded to a suite which was lovely and spacious. The hot tub was lovely especially during the day whilst the hotel was empty. It was great that there was an Indian restaurant in the hotel which we ate at twice. Great location near Orlando with a free shuttle plus walking distance to lots of bars and restaurants. I would definitely stay again.

    Nov 22, 2022
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Dirty, Disgusting and Proud of It!

    This place is dirty, disgusting and proud of it. Avoid it. At first, it was like a typical 2 star hotel. Looks okay, but on a deep inspection, it’s ehhh. But the service here is terrible. And it’s so unsanitary, I’m surprise it passes a health inspection. So on a Saturday night, they ran out of clean towels. No more clean towels for any guests. They said to “try again tomorrow or Monday”. So basically, I have to go to bed dirty or use a wet towel or just be disgusting. This place is unsanitary. And then when I called customer service, they told me that I should ask the front desk in the morning. So no one actually cares! No one will bring a clean towel even when they are available. And no one knows if they will have clean towels before checkout even. This is definitely one of the worst hotel experiences I’ve had. I won’t be back. I actually considered leaving early just to get a clean shower. Avoid this place. Or bring your own towels and linens. Disgusting!!

    Nov 12, 2022
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Clean place to stay

    Stayed here for four nights during my annual trip to Universal. The lobby was clean, has a coffee shop and Universal ticket counter. Originally booked a suite but they changed me upon arrival to a double queen, not a problem, but then they never changed my room rate to match. The room was very nice and clean. Bed was clean and comfortable, floors were clean, everything worked. I thought it was quiet, the room faced the courtyard. I used the shuttle to the park once, very efficient, however, I walked the other times, both there and back. My Garmin clocked from the hotel to city walk at just over 1 mile one way. Easy and safe walk.

    Oct 12, 2022
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