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Top Five Hidden Gems at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando at Universal

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It seems like a natural fit for Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando to be one of music lovers’ favorite places to stay. However, you don’t have to be a huge music fan to appreciate the rock ‘n roll style and musical history that is everywhere you look. For your next visit, here are five hidden gems at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando that you’ll want to check out in this rockin’ hotel:

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1. The Pool

The Hard Rock pool is at the center of this perfect getaway. The pool vibes start with either a live band or a DJ, which will set the tone for you as you cool off. You’ll never miss a beat above or below the water with the underwater sound system.

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2. Become a Rock Star

What hotel lets you borrow a record player or a Fender guitar? At Hard Rock, you can choose from a selection of 10 vinyls from rock classics to the latest LP or pick from a menu of 20 different Fender guitars to play in your room. You’ll also receive access to a curated playlist that will help set the tone for your stay.

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3. Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream

What’s that delicious smell as you walk down the grand staircase towards the pool… That’s the cereal cone for the most delicious ice cream at Emack and Bolio’s! Stop here to grab a quick bite or sweet treat before heading to the theme parks.

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4. Velvet Sessions

Once a month, the hotel lobby turns into its very own intimate concert venue with Velvet Sessions. Listen to performances by some of your favorite 80s and 90s artists. Enjoy a complimentary themed cocktail and some light bites to fuel you right before the show.

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5. Kitchen Sink Challenge

If you dare, take on the Kitchen Sink Challenge at The Kitchen Restaurant. The challenge: eat a Kitchen Burger, fries, and the Kitchen Sink dessert within the allotted time to receive the ultimate bragging rights. Be sure to check out the different chef jackets throughout the restaurant each designed by musicians who’ve stayed with us.

These are just a few hidden gems at Hard Rock Hotel Orlando. Check out this video to learn more, and share some of your favorites in the comments below.

Siera is a travel agent with Destinations in Florida, Universal Studios Travel Agency of the Year 2010, 2011, & 2012. She would love to help you plan your next Universal Orlando vacation at no cost to you. Contact Siera today at siera@destinationsinflorida.com or at 734-771-1290 for more information or your free, no obligation quote.