New Hotel at Universal OrlandoUniversal Orlando: Any more news on the new hotel at Universal Orlando? 1800 rooms and not $300 per night!! Looks like it is going to be oveer next to IOA. Curious if there will be boat ferry access.
From Doug JenkinsAny more news on the new hotel at Universal Orlando? 1800 rooms and not $300 per night!! Looks like it is going to be oveer next to IOA. Curious if there will be boat ferry access.
Posted July 9, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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From Orrin CarstarphenCabanna Bay and NO Universal Express Passes.(Boo) Do not know about the water taxi.
Posted July 9, 2012 at 4:32 PM
From chris conaWell they're gonna have to have some type of transportation and i don't see them building a monarial
Posted July 9, 2012 at 9:11 PM
From Zack McDonaldLove it, and the best part is no Universal Express pass. The lines are bad enough as it is and I would hate to see another 2000 people in the parks with the Express pass.
Posted July 9, 2012 at 10:14 PM
From Michelle KowalskiThis sounds awesome, they needed a value resort. But...I think i'll still opt for the Royal Pacific.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 12:39 AM
From Rob PastorThe original plans were for four hotels. Comcast (Universal's new parent) has a reputation for aggressive business moves. They see an opening since Disney World has been slow to add new E ticket attractions, and they are making the necessary room & attraction moves to exploit that opening.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 10:31 AM
From Mark FairleighAbsolutely love the themeing! If its cheap, I can live with not having express pass benefits as long as it keeps me close to the park for a reasonable price.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 10:47 AM
From Wade Laxtonbased on the 2007 masterplan Universal filed I do believe that not just this new resort but the NEXT resort will have the water taxi service running through all the resorts currently.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 12:09 PM
From Wade Laxton^ meant to say that yes this new Cabana Bay resort will have the water taxi service.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 12:10 PM
From Mark FairleighSpeaking of water taxis...I think it would a nice touch if each resort had boats uniquely themed to it. I'm guessing the boats are multi-resort so it'll probably never happen, but would be cool.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 1:06 PM
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