Top 10 Themed Hotels In Florida, USA

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Dubbed The Sunshine State, Florida is a family holiday destination that offers fun all year round - even during winter, as tropical easterly winds keep the region quite warm. Synonymous with beach vacations, it has an 8,000-mile (12,875-kilometre) shoreline that will be filled with beachgoers every summer. It is also dotted with many amusement parks. Covering all the must-see sights in one visit would prove impossible! You’ll be sure to visit Florida again. To make your trip more wonderful and memorable, consider booking your stay at a themed accommodation. Read on and check out the top themed hotels in Florida, USA.

1. Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral, FL (from USD 126)

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral, FL, is an excellent option for travellers looking for accommodation at a reasonable price. All of the rooms here are equipped with free WiFi and cable TV for your entertainment, a refrigerator to store your takeout, a microwave, and a coffee maker. The NASA-inspired room is perfect for space enthusiasts, with its planet and galaxy-themed decor on the walls and bed.

During your stay here, you’ll have access to the outdoor pool where you can have a refreshing dip under the sun as well as a hot tub where you can relax and pamper yourself. There is also a fitness centre so you can keep up with your routine.


Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Port Canaveral, FL

Wifi Available

Address: 9009 Astronaut Boulevard
Accommodates: 6

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

2. Faena Hotel Miami Beach (from USD 1377)

Stay at Faena Hotel Miami Beach and experience luxury and relaxation. With its unique and stylish furnishings, you’ll have an unforgettable stay here. It features an outdoor pool where you can swim under the sun and a South American-themed spa where you can relax and get massages, nail care, and salon services. There is also a fitness centre which offers daily indoor and outdoor classes so you can stay fit and in shape even on your vacation.

The rooms in this themed hotel in Florida for adults are designed in the late Deco style and include a flat-screen television, WiFi, a safety deposit box, and a Carrara marble-tiled bathroom for your comfort and convenience.


Faena Hotel Miami Beach

Wifi Available

Address: 3201 Collins Avenue
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

3. The Villa Casa Casuarina, Miami Beach (from USD 949)

Walking into The Villa Casa Casuarina is like heading back in time to the Renaissance era. A former Versace Mansion located along Miami Beach, it has now been turned into a gorgeous villa that features 10 custom guest suites with either king-sized beds or double king-sized beds. The decor demonstrates regal maximalism, decorated with intricately designed columns, pilasters, Italian marble, and trimmings.

Before you bask under the sun, check out the oversized bathrooms equipped with two shower heads and large closet space in this hotel in Florida. If the beach is crowded, consider soaking in the big mosaic swimming pool. Dine at Gianni’s and sink your teeth in delicious Italian Mediterranean food.


The Villa Casa Casuarina

Wifi Available

Address: 1116 Ocean Drive Northeast
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection (from USD 379)

Be swept away not only by the stylish rooms but the amenities Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection provides. Located at the foodie joint of Tampa, there are two on-site bars/restaurants, one named Èlevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar which serves a fusion of Asian cuisines, and another called The Lobby Bar which serves delicious breakfast and lunch.

In this unique hotel, there is also a rooftop cocktail lounge for you to take in Tampa’s views. You could check out what’s cooking at Epicurean Theater for a fee or use the fitness centre, business centre, or pool. Each room comes with a coffee machine, iPod dock, mini-bar, and a flat-screen television with cable channels.


Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 1207 South Howard Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

Themed resorts

5. Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel (from USD 465)

If you are looking for pet-friendly accommodations in Florida, then Universal’s Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is your best bet. Your furry friends are warmly welcome here, however, charges may be applicable.

This 4-star resort will provide guests with exclusive unlimited ride access, allowing ticket-holders to bypass regular lines at Universal theme parks. In addition to that, guests will also enjoy early admission, typically one hour before The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Universal’s Volcano Bay open.

During your stay, you can enjoy three themed outdoor pools, The Beach Pool, The Villa Pool, and The Hillside Pool, each with its own unique features. The Beach Pool has a Roman aqueduct-themed water slide, a sandy beach, a children’s pool, two saunas, and three cabanas. The Villa Pool has private cabanas and lounge chairs. The Hillside Pool is a quieter place to relax by the water.


Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 5601 Universal Boulevard
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

6. Universal’s Hard Rock Hotel®, Orlando (from USD 447)

Most are not strangers to the chain of Hard Rock Hotel®’s around the globe, but this particular one at Universal is a must-stay. Located at Universal Boulevard, each room booking comes with an exclusive fast pass to unlimited ride access at Universal theme parks. It is just a seven-minute walk from the entrance of Universal Studios and adjacent to premium outlet stores. Rooms are clean and furnished with modern designs and amenities.

Come with the whole family and enjoy the large outdoor swimming pool with a giant water slide, underwater speakers, and a sandpit. You could also bring your furry family member upon request. Don’t miss the music entertainment that happens every evening too.


Universal's Hard Rock Hotel®

Wifi Available

Address: 5800 Universal Boulevard
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

7. Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Orlando (from USD 174)

Just a little further away from Universal Studios but close to Universal’s Volcano Bay and Islands of Adventure is Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. This beach resort in Orlando, Florida features brightly decorated retro-themed rooms that are sure to put a smile on your face upon arrival. Each room has 40-inch flat-screen cable television, coffee maker, and admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ one hour before its official opening.

Opt to stay in either the traditional or poolside rooms. Family suites come with fully equipped kitchenettes. The resort also boasts two swimming pools, a game room, and a mini-market. Facilities are also provided for disabled guests.


Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 6550 Adventure Way
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Laundry

8. Walt Disney World Dolphin, Lake Buena Vista (from USD 219)

Create memorable times at Walt Disney World Dolphin. Located at Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, the hotel offers water taxi service to Epcot, Disney’s Boardwalk, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios so you don’t really have to leave the magical place at all. Enjoy the amenities within the resort which consists of five outdoor pools, four hot tubs, and a health and wellness spa.

If you are thinking of hitting the shops, there is complimentary shuttle transportation to Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. You can also hire childcare services if you are planning to head out for a late-night party with your significant other.


Walt Disney World Dolphin

Wifi Available

Address: 1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

9. LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Winter Haven (from USD 310)

From afar, you’ll catch sight of the colourful LEGO-brick-like buildings that make LEGOLAND® Florida Resort a must-stay when you are at Winter Haven. There are 152 non-smoking rooms in this resort that are pirate, kingdom, or adventure-themed. Each room can fit up to five guests, with a king bed for parents and a twin bunk bed for children located in a separate sleeping area.

The hotel also has a zero-entry heated outdoor pool, castle play area with a pirate ship and LEGO®-filled moat, disco elevator, and nighttime entertainment. Make sure your children register for the Master Model Builder Session that is included with every stay.


LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Legoland Way
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

10. Universal’s Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando (from USD 390)

Palm trees will be waving you into Universal’s Loews Royal Pacific Resort that’s located at Hollywood Way, Orlando. You’ll never be hungry with a spread of seven different restaurants that serve up specially curated cuisines that include Japanese, American and Polynesian delicacies.

Every booking also comes with exclusive unlimited ride access so guests can skip regular queues at Universal theme parks. Every room features a flat-screen television, Keurig drink-making machine, and an iPod docking station. Your furry family members can also tag along upon request. Be sure to enjoy the amenities in the resort which include a lagoon-sized swimming pool, gym, poolside games, and Polynesian entertainment.


Universal's Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL, USA, 32819
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

Stay at Florida's finest

A beach or theme park vacation is not complete without a great place to lay your head and rejuvenate for another fun day ahead. Pick one of these themed hotels or resorts that will surely make your stay more complete and memorable (including loads of spots for photo ops, too). You can also look into some fantasy hotels in Florida for an unforgettable stay.

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A concoction of oxymoronic attributes, Rachel Yeoh is a lazy overachiever. She writes for a living, sings when the sun goes down and runs a homemade granola company with whatever is left of her...Read more

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