Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

5829 Grand National Dr., Orlando, FL 32819 United States (USA)
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3.0 Star Resort Hotel in Orange County
28.47735 -81.45528
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4.0/5

Based on 694 guest reviews

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  • Outdoor pool at hotel
  • The Avg. Group Saves 10.8%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 192 rooms in hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • 21 suites in property
  • Check-in time: 4:00PM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Walking distance within 15-20 minutes to Universal Studios™, Islands of Adventure™ and City Walk Dining and Entertainment Complex™; Located near numerous golf courses; miniature golf, Volcano Bay™ Water Park; Within 10 minutes walking Distance to Orlando Premium International Outlets®; short 15 minutes to Millennia Mall® and Florida Mall®; Easy access to I-4 and to Sea World, Aquatica, & Walt Disney World Resort® and all major Central Florida and International Drive Attractions.

Verified Reviews of Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Very clean and friendly."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
the price is very affordable, clean, friendly and close to every major highway.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Sep-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Sep 20 to Sun Sep 22 2019 at a $77.81 average nightly rate.

Customer Reviews of Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

4.0 out of 5. Based on 694 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Located within 20 minutes walking distance to the main gate entrance to Universal Orlando Resort™. The room is designer quality and all furniture brand new. We have a FREE scheduled shuttle transportation to Universal Orlando Resort™ theme parks, Sea World & Aquatica, which are for individuals only (not for groups). Our Modern and comfortable accommodations include 4 two-story buildings with exterior corridors; comfortable Guest Rooms with two Queen beds, 14 King/Queen-Bed Rooms and 19 Family Suites which have two Queen Beds with a Double Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room. We also have Executive Suites with one King Bed and a Double Sleeper Sofa. Each Guest Room is equipped with a Mini-Refrigerator, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clock Radio, Smoke Alarm, Electronic Door Locks, 42" Flat Screen TV's with Remote Control; Direct-Dial Telephones; Individual Climate Control, In-room Safes ($3.00 per day), Iron with Board, Coffee Makers and FREE Wireless Internet. Our Outdoor Tropical/Zero Entry Pool and Hot Tub can be enjoyed year round. Enjoy refreshing beverages from our Pool Side Tiki Bar (seasonal), as well as our exclusive Lobby Bar (hours:Tue-Sun only 6 pm-11 pm). Join us at our on-site Tabla restaurant Tue-Sun. offering Indian, Thai & Chinese Cuisine for lunch 12:00 noon - 2:30 pm or dinner 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Breakfast available but not included "A La Carte" at our on-site Roast Cafe, open daily from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm with breakfast available until 11:00 am. In need of ballroom or meeting space for special events & celebrations! We have a beautiful venue with approximately 2700 sq. ft. of total space available which can accommodate up to 200 guests with banquet style seating. Our grand ballroom can be split into 3 smaller break out rooms with A/V equipment and in-house catering packages ranging from $35-$55 per person plus 6.5% tax and 20% gratuity and beverage Bar packaged options to cater to your event needs.

Green Sustainability

Save Our Planet Program - Water Conservation.Energy Management- Wall thermostat that controls the A/C and keeps the room at a comfortable temperature when room is vacant.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2016
Floors: 2
Rooms: 192
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 192
Handicap Rooms: 8
Rooms with 1 Bed: 18
Rooms with 2 Beds: 145
Suites: 21
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 5373 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5 PM-11 PM TUE-SUN Closed on Mondays
Pool Info:
Pool Hours: Open daily 8:00 am - 11:00 pm.Large Tropical Outdoor pool with zero entry and large deck area and sunbeds. Also has an adjacent Hot Tub and Tiki Bar at pool area (Open Seasonal)....
Ownership: Caravan Hotel Properties, LLC
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Group Room Cancellation Policy is 30-days prior to arrival without penalty. If cancellation is received within 30-14 days prior to arrival, the first night room and tax will apply & Individual Room Booking Cancellation Policy vary by season/holiday.
Nightly Parking: Free
Typical Group Deposit: first night room and tax
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.50%
Occupancy Tax: 6.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 6.50%
Audio Visual Tax: 6.50%
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 7.00 Per Person (plus 6.5% tax & Service)
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 9.95 Per Person (plus 6.5% tax & Service)
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 12.99 Per Person (plus 6.5% tax & Service)
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 10.00 Per Person (plus 6.5% tax & Service)
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 45.00 Per Person (plus 6.5% tax & Service)
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 35.00 Per Person (plus 6.5% tax & Service)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Bus parking
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is approx. 16.2 miles away. Approximately 26 minutes drive.Taxi or Shuttle services available directly with MEARS Transportation.Orlando Sanford International Airport is approximately 35.7 miles.

Local Shuttle Info: We have scheduled complimentary shuttle service to Universal Orlando Resort™, Seaworld & Aquatica (reservations required for the morning shuttle times-FREE through Guest Service Desk in lobby between 7:00 am-11:45 am daily). Universal scheduled A route departure times: 7:40 am, 8:20 am, 9:00 am, 9:40 am, 10:20 am, 11:00 am, & 11:40 am. Early Evening departures: 5:50 pm, 6:45 pm, 7:30 pm. Universal to hotel scheduled A route return times:5:30 pm, 6:25 pm, 7:10 pm, 8:00 pm. Bus Stop 49, Return: 9:30 pm, 10:45 pm & 12:00 amDisney Hollywood Studios Shuttle Service available daily: Hotel departure: 7:50 am and 9:55 am, Hollywood Studios to hotel return: 6:00 pm Bus Stop 54 & From Epcot to hotel at 10:35 pm from lane # 45.(We do not provide complimentary Group transportation). No complimentary shuttle from the Orlando International Airport (MCO). Please use MEARS Transportation or UBER for airport transportation services.

Breakfast Information

Our breakfast food items are sold a la carte in our Roast Café. Daily Hours 7:00 am to 11:00 amRoast Café has both Breakfast and Lunch/Dinner items (All-American A la Carte Cuisine), also offering Lavazza Coffee options. Open daily until 8:00 pm.All purchases are to be made directly at the Cafe.

Parking Info

Parking is complimentary on-site. Accessible parking also available on-site.Group bus parking subject to request and availability.

Internet / WiFI

Free Wireless High Speed Internet throughout property and all guest rooms. Access code required and provided to all guests at check in.

About Clarion Hotels

  • Full-service property with meeting/event space and available catering services
  • Feature a restaurant or social bar and lounge based on location
  • High-quality bedding
  • Free high-speed internet
  • 24-hour business center services
  • Spacious rooms with large desks

The Clarion Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Clarion Inn & Suites Universal Studios Area, Days Inn Orlando Maingate To Universal

Hotel Rate Trends at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

Rate fluctuations of Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

The chart above shows averages of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 16.9% in June 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $144 in the month of April 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort.

Feel free to use the Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Orlando event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
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Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Tabla Ballroom & Catering 90 x 30 x 14 2700200/--1401003645--11/92002009
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Tabla Ballroom & Catering

Our Tabla Ballroom offers a private setting located on the first floor adjacent to the Tabla Restaurant on-site at the Clarion Inn & Suites Universal Studios Area. We can tailor your wedding or social event, board meeting or conference to ensure a superior and memorable event. Our banquet coordinator and team of chefs can design a menu that includes International flairs such as Indian, Thai, Chinese or Mediterranean, Mexican, Caribbean cuisine and all American cuisines. We will be happy to discuss & customize your package needs. We can also split our Ballroom into three Breakout rooms for smaller group functions. Venue space rental & catering package options include tables and chairs for up to 200 guests. Venue site visits with scheduled appointments recommended.On-Site Food & Beverage Catering ServicesComplimentary parkingFree WiFi(Bringing in own food & outside alcohol is not permitted). In-house catering preferred, however, may allow outside catering, some restrictions apply. Outside caterer must provide a copy of Business License & Certificate of Liability Insurance. For specific pricing details available please reach out to our sales team.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2700 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
90 x 30 x 14 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
20
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Rental Pricing is based on a 4-hour event time. Plus 6.5% taxesSection A/B/C up to 60 max $400.00 Sections AB/BC up to 140 max $800.00Sections ABC (Full Ballroom) up to 200 max $1,200.00Projector & Screen rental cost $150.00 + 6.5% taxF&B packages start $15-$55 per person plus 6.5% & 20% gratuity.
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Orlando Room 27 x 33 x 10 89174/----61--25----/--9422--
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Orlando Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
891 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 33 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Miami Room 27 x 33 x 10 89174/----61--25----/--9422--
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    Miami Room

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    891 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    27 x 33 x 10 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Tampa Room 27 x 33 x 10 89174/----61--25----/--9422--
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      Tampa Room

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      891 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      27 x 33 x 10 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available

        FAQs about Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

        What time is check in?

        Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

        What time is check out?

        Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

        How many rooms does Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort have?

        There are 192 rooms in the property.

        Is there any meeting space at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Yes, they have 4 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

        What kind of breakfast is at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Our breakfast food items are sold a la carte in our Roast Café. Daily Hours 7:00 am to 11:00 amRoast Café has both Breakfast and Lunch/Dinner items (All-American A la Carte Cuisine), also offering Lavazza Coffee options. Open daily until 8:00 pm.All purchases are to be made directly at the Cafe.

        What parking is available at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Parking is complimentary on-site. Accessible parking also available on-site.Group bus parking subject to request and availability. Not enough parking facilities, according to 63%.

        How much does internet cost?

        Free Wireless High Speed Internet throughout property and all guest rooms. Access code required and provided to all guests at check in.

        Can I get a AAA rate at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - 1 King Bed - Free High Speed Wireless Flat Panel TV Refrigerator Desk

        Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior AARP Rate ID Required 1 Queen Bed Accessible - Free High Speed Wireless Flat Panel TV Desk

        Is there a gym at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

        Is there shopping nearby?

        Yes. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

        Is there shuttle service?

        Yes. Orlando International Airport (MCO) is approx. 16.2 miles away. Approximately 26 minutes drive.Taxi or Shuttle services available directly with MEARS Transportation.Orlando Sanford International Airport is approximately 35.7 miles. Good shuttle service. Most guests were happy with the shuttle service.

        Are there good dining options at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Average dining experience. Most guests thought the dining experience was appropriate.

        Is there a WiFi internet?

        Yes. WiFi system needs upgrading. WIFI and phones were not working. No wifi in room. Wifi quality could be improved. About half of guests said the wifi quality was bad.

        Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

        Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

        Is there a bar?

        Yes. Good bar service. Lovely bar service, according to 100%.

        Is there a pool at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Pool Hours: Open daily 8:00 am - 11:00 pm.Large Tropical Outdoor pool with zero entry and large deck area and sunbeds. Also has an adjacent Hot Tub and Tiki Bar at pool area (Open Seasonal).....

        Can I get a group rate at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?

        Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 10.8%.

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        "The service helped us find a hotel we didn't even know was there! And the group rates were very good!" J.L. - Toronto, ON

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