Loews Sapphire Falls Resort transports guests to the Caribbean. The airy lobby is decorated with bright colored furnishings and vintage-inspired travel posters.
The friendly staff can direct you to your room in the three-building resort. The mid-range hotel offers early park entry and transportation on the boats.
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Be sure to get your Universal 2-Day Park-to-Park Ticket – Plus Extra Day before you leave for your trip.
Rooms come with all the amenities you look for in a hotel, including views of the pool or lagoon, top-notch toiletries, a mini-fridge, a coffee maker, and flat-screen television.
There are a small work area and closet. The hotel boasts 1,000 rooms and suites, including kid-friendly suites with twin beds and pull-out couches.
Sapphire Falls has the largest pool of any of the onsite hotels, which is perfect for finding a calm spot even when it’s busy. There’s a sand beach, a children’s area, a water slide, and even a hot tub.
If you want an even more luxurious experience, the hotel also has cabanas for rent. The hotel offers a full-service fitness center with a sauna.
Sapphire Falls also has some of the best dining options at the resort. Amistata Cookhouse serves Caribbean-inspired fare and New Dutch Trading offers coffee and light bites. Strong Water Tavern specializes in top-shelf rums and cocktails.
Drhum Club Kantine is the poolside dining option that is open seasonally. There are also weekly dinner shows and Despicable Me character breakfasts.
If You Go
Self-parking is $22 per night and valet parking is $29 per night. Book your stay by visiting their website or calling 888-430-4999.
My stay was hosted through my partnership with Universal Orlando Resort Blog Squad.