Universal's Endless Summer Resort-Surfside Inn and Suites

Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando

Virgin rating

The hotel

With a chilled beach vibe and a lakefront setting, Universal's Surfside Inn and Suites boasts rates for even the most budget-conscious guests. Your room will have a relaxed feel, and there's even larger suites to sleep all the family. You'll enjoy exclusive benefits like Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay (select attractions, valid theme park admission required), and complimentary transportation to and from all 3 theme parks and Universal CityWalk.

Amenities

  • Families
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Games Room
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Close to Universal Orlando Resort

Where is it

Just a quick, complimentary shuttle bus ride away from all three Universal Orlando theme parks. Transfer time from airport: 20 minutes.

Hotel information

750 rooms and suites. All with air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, telephone, alarm clock, WiFi, mini-fridge, safe, hairdryer, iron and board. Standard Rooms feature 2 queen-size beds sleeping maximum 4 persons.

2-Bedroom Suites feature a kitchenette with microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker and picnic-style dining table. The first bedroom has 2 queen-sized beds, and the second has 1 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 6 persons.

Complimentary transportation to all 3 theme parks and Universal CityWalk. Self-parking $14 plus tax, per night (payable locally, subject to change).

Food Court offering a selection of cuisine styles. Pool bar^. Starbucks®. Grab-and-go options available.

Swimming pool with kids' splash area. Fitness centre. Games room*.

Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key. Complimentary merchandise delivery to your hotel from shops across Universal. Universal Vacation Planning Centre. Complimentary WiFi. Wake-up calls from one of your favourite Universal Orlando characters. Universal Studios store.

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HARRY POTTER WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s22).

* Denotes local charge.

Please note: One person must be 21 years or over in the room to check in.

^ Must be 21+ with a valid photo ID to consume alcoholic beverages.

†Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Kinda blah but personally liked it better than Disney. Was a better deal.

May 15, 2022 eja117 New England

Didn't love the food or drink options....but it was better than the more expensive Disney hotel in that regard. The buses were a little better too, maybe because they don't go to as many places or as far. The Disney bathroom was a little better. Also this place had a gym. It looked fairly large. The hours of the restaurant/convenience store could… Read more
Didn't love the food or drink options....but it was better than the more expensive Disney hotel in that regard. The buses were a little better too, maybe because they don't go to as many places or as far. The Disney bathroom was a little better. Also this place had a gym. It looked fairly large. The hours of the restaurant/convenience store could have been a little better. What's frustrating about that is you want to maybe take some pills with some food, and get to the park early, but you can't get the food, because the restaurant/convenience store isn't open yet. The lines at Starbucks tended to be long. I think the main advantage of this hotel is that you get early access to the park. My wife said "Yeah, and it's an hour early access, not half an hour like that other park. So then you get to walk right into the Harry Potter Gringots ride or maybe the castle. Also I love that City Walk is fairly close by. You don't love the food options? City Walk will solve your problem and more affordably. I agree Universal is just more laid back and in a lot of ways just works better for us and our teenager. I gave this a lower grade because of the hotel itself, but I see it as a vehicle to access Universal, that I see as a currently better overall deal and experience. There was also this point where suddenly it rained crazy hard with lightning. I give it to the staff for jumping into action and taking steps to mitigate problems from that. They closed off the pool at that moment and I think in that case they probably should have turned off some of the pool lighting at that moment. The lighting made me think it might still be open. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Will be back for sure!

May 14, 2022 fightingcrow

Our trip was our honeymoon. Fabulous rooms and service. Extremely acomedating. No regrets. Wish they had a hottub but eh. There is a nice pool a poolside bar, giftshop, n arcade, gym, Starbucks, Cafe.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great Vacation

May 9, 2022 Floridatravels1983

We spent a week at the property in early May. We arrived prior to the posted check in time and Bryan was able to find an available room for us which turned out to be an unexpected upgrade. The hotel and rooms are very clean. The staff was great! The complimentary shuttle service to the parks is very prompt. This is our 3rd stay at this property… Read more
We spent a week at the property in early May. We arrived prior to the posted check in time and Bryan was able to find an available room for us which turned out to be an unexpected upgrade. The hotel and rooms are very clean. The staff was great! The complimentary shuttle service to the parks is very prompt. This is our 3rd stay at this property and we will be back in the future. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Large rooms, good resort and friendly staff

May 9, 2022 nnickerson Tallahassee, Florida

We stayed here over Mother's Day weekend and went to Universal's Islands of Adventure. The suite was vey spacious with 2 queen beds and a kitchenette (mini-fridge, microwave, coffee pot, sink and picnic table) and another bedroom with queen bed. The beds were too soft for our liking and seemed to slope inward.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Ok stay

May 7, 2022 michellefairhurs2022 Corbin, Kentucky

Nice hotel , clean and convenient to parks . I gave a 4 star because they do not fully clean you room or less you stay more than 5 days. I feel staff should clean your room regardless time frame . The beds come with only a thin cover , bring extra bedding for comfort. They don't tell you it's $15 a day for parking until you get there. Parking… Read more
Nice hotel , clean and convenient to parks . I gave a 4 star because they do not fully clean you room or less you stay more than 5 days. I feel staff should clean your room regardless time frame . The beds come with only a thin cover , bring extra bedding for comfort. They don't tell you it's $15 a day for parking until you get there. Parking garage is the only parking and it's next to tower 1 . If your room is in tower 2 be prepared to walk really far to your vehicle. Read less