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Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

3-star3 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Theme park(s) nearby
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
5829 Grand National Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819, United States of America

3-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Orlando International Premium Outlets
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Theme park(s) nearby
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
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  • Great hotel and a great price. The room was very clean and the beds were comfortable. I…Jul 22, 2020
  • Hotel appears to have been recently updated. Very modern look and feel. Comfortable and…Jul 17, 2020

Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

from ZAR 1,012
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll In Shower)
  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (2 Queen beds with 2 Person Sofa bed)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Suite, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking

What’s around Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort


  • In Southwest Orlando
  • Orlando International Premium Outlets - 14 min walk
  • Universal Studios Florida™ - 17 min walk
  • Holy Land Experience - 44 min walk
  • SeaWorld® Orlando - 6.3 mi / 10.1 km
  • Florida Mall - 6.6 mi / 10.6 km
  • Discovery Cove - 6.7 mi / 10.8 km
  • Aquatica - 6.8 mi / 11 km

Getting around

  • Orlando Intl. Airport (MCO) - 19 min drive
  • Kissimmee, FL (ISM-Kissimmee Gateway) - 27 min drive
  • Orlando Sanford Intl. Airport (SFB) - 40 min drive
  • Orlando Station - 11 min drive
  • Winter Park Station - 21 min drive
  • Kissimmee Station - 22 min drive
  • Free theme park shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 192 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-2:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking


  • Free theme park shuttle

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool 1
  • Pool sun loungers
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Golfing nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room 1
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Year Built - 1978
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Roast Cafe - This café specializes in American cuisine.

Tabla Restaurant - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Days Inn Maingate
  • Clarion Orlando
  • Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista Hotel Orlando
  • Clarion Across Universal Orlando
  • Clarion Across Universal
  • Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort Hotel
  • Days Inn Maingate Hotel
  • Days Inn Maingate Hotel Orlando Universal
  • Days Inn Orlando Universal
  • Clarion Inn Across Universal Orlando Resort
  • Orlando Universal Maingate
  • Days Inn Orlando Universal Maingate Hotel Orlando
  • Clarion Inn Orlando
  • Clarion Inn


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
  • This property does not have elevators.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

    The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines; the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines; and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 30 mi (48 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in.

    Mandatory fees

    Cash deposit: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay

    Optional extras

    Safes in guestrooms can be used for USD 3.00 per day

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per night

    Service animals exempt from fees

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort

    • Does Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?
      Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of USD 10.00 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?
      You can check in from 4:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
    • Are there restaurants at or near Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?
      Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Kobe Japanese Steakhouse (8-min walk), Border Grill Fresh-Mex (12-min walk), and NBC Sports Grill & Brew (0.8 mi).
    • What is there to do near Clarion Inn & Suites Across From Universal Orlando Resort?
      Recommended spots to visit include Orlando International Premium Outlets (14-min walk) and Universal Studios Florida™ (0.9 mi), along with Holy Land Experience (2.3 mi) and SeaWorld® Orlando (6.3 mi).

    Recent reviews

    Very good 8,0 From 1 004 reviews

    Exceptional 10,0
    great stay
    Great customer service!! The on-site restaurant is fantastic!!
    Rachel, us1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    My go to hotel in Orlando
    It was clean, quiet and comfortable. The price was worth the stay. The best sleep and the room is nice. It is close to amusement parks and restaurants. The view outside our room was a garden! Not a parking lot or a pool!
    Jernelle, us1 night family trip
    Very good 8,0
    It was ok
    us4 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    good place to lay your head
    Our stay was good overall. The staff was the best part, honestly. I was disappointed with the hot tub, it was not hot at all, lukewarm bath water. I loved that there was a free shuttle to Universal, easy and quick!
    Nicole, us2 night trip with friends
    Exceptional 10,0
    Fantastic 5-night stay
    This hotel ticked all boxes for our trips to Universal Studios and Seaworld. The shuttle was smack on time with great and informative drivers (though the hotel was close enough to Universal where I figure it would be about a 15-20 min walk). The room was cleaned daily with ample towels and complimentary toiletries and the bed and pillows were exceptionally comfortable (rarely we have found such comfortable beds and pillows at previous hotels). The hotel was quiet and peaceful with a lovely hot tub (the temp was a bit too chilly on most days to jump into the pool however). We got a 15% discount to the Tabla restaurant that had a delicious Hakka Noodles which we got to take out. The reception desk was friendly and always willing to help. The only thing is that the WiFi was a bit spotty sometimes and you had to sign back in upon returning to the room. But overall a superb stay at Clarion!
    us5 night trip
    Good 6,0
    Affordable low end lodging
    An older hotel which has been renovated a few times. Paint seems recent enough, so it looks okay, but the room size, scent, TV, and furniture reminds you that nothing is new and fresh. Very close to the Highway. So a tad noisy too. -- I Would recommend only if you want low-end affordable lodging, where you'll spend very little time in the room, and most of your time shopping or at Universal which both are at walking distance!
    Sebastien, us1 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    Mixed bag but comfortable stay
    Hotel was very clean and inviting. Room was clean, bed was comfortable. Two chairs rather than one would have been nice. Bathroom was large but not enough space on sink and no hooks to hang change of clothes or towels. However, exceptionally clean with a relaxing shower. Need a floor mat for shower, slippery to stand on. Used a hand towel instead. LaTabla restaurant was a good venue for dinner. Very pretty atmosphere. Disappointed that the bar at the pool was not opened and the lobby bar did not open until happy hour. All in all, a strong "GOOD" for my stay at Clarion.
    Elaine, us5 night family trip
    Fair 4,0
    Pillows are in euro sham size. There’s no duvet only a very thing (like a bed sheet) blanket. Half of the light bulbs in the room were not working. Our room faces the high-way so it’s quite noisy. I was waken up by sudden car noises many times during the night. Staff is nice. The restaurant is delicious. Bit overall it’s not a very comfy hotel. Even though the price is nice, I won’t stay there again. I felt very sleepy during the day at the theme parks because I couldn’t sleep well.
    hk2 night trip
    Very good 8,0
    The noise from the highway was loud.
    us4 night trip
    Poor 2,0
    Worst hotel and worst manager ever! I exactly told their housekeeper I didn’t need the cleaning service on that day. She’s notified and left my room. But she went into the room when I wasn’t there later and trashed my stuff. I’ve never got a chance speak with her because the hotel said she was not working there anymore and didn’t trash anything. The manager never answered the phone call. He only answered twice and in both conversations yelled and made no sense. He even refused to issue a refund because they needed to pay their electricity bills? How’s related to the case? And he kept saying I should tell the front desk I didn’t need the cleaning service rather than the housekeeper. However, no one from the front desk told me that when I checked in, and the housekeeper didn’t say anything either others than leaving when I told her. The manager said she didn’t trash anything on the desk but the hotel also has a policy that housekeepers are supposed to replace things on the desk if they see things are used. So rude and unprofessional!
    us2 night trip

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