Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort opens at Universal Orlando
Written by Robert Niles
Universal Orlando Resort today opened its fourth on-site hotel, Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort.Tweet
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The 1,800-room hotel, operated by Loews Hotels & Resorts, which operates Universal Orlando's other three on-site resorts, offers a retro Googie style, evoking roadside hotels of the late 1950s and 60s. (Though on a much, much, much larger scale.) Here's an overview from Universal Creative:
Our Krista Joy is there for the opening day and sent in some photos:
Okay, they've fudged the theme with flat screen TVs, which along with in-room hair dryers are some of the modern amenities that visitors expect, regardless of theme. But look closely at those old-school phones and alarm clocks. Universal Creative seems to have applied an OCD-level commitment to theme detail in this resort.
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