Top 10 Vacation Rentals Near Universal In Orlando, Florida, USA - Updated 2023

vacation rental in orlando near universal

One of the best theme parks in the world is undoubtedly Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. They receive thousands of visitors each day coming from different parts of the world. Adults and kids alike will enjoy the adrenaline rides and action-packed adventures. Also, they don’t just offer thrilling rides, they combine special effects and 3D cinema to make your experience even more memorable. Don’t miss the Wizarding World of Harry Potter especially Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade and the exciting rides like the Escape from the Gringotts. Check out Fear Factor and Revenge of the Mummy too. Here are the best vacation rentals near Universal in Orlando that you can book during your vacation.

1. Luxury room near Universal (from USD 75)

This luxury room is inside The Westgate Palace where guests can get free shuttle service to the ​outlet mall and theme parks. Universal Studios is less than a mile away and Wet & Wild Water Park is a few minutes drive. Guests at the resort get access to the panoramic pool with lounge chairs and a sun deck, lake views, arcade room, basketball and volleyball courts, playground, activity center, fitness center, steam room, and barbecue grills. Wifi is also free. Essentials such as toiletries and towels will be provided.

Luxury Room in a tower. Disney+Universal
Orlando, Florida, United States
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in aparthotel 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
fantastic place to stay - perfect location and staff is great
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2. Stellar studio short drive to Disney (from USD 85)

There are plenty of activities that you can do within walking distance from this vacation home. You can swim in the pools or play ping pong, eat out at restaurants or cafes, buy some souvenirs in local shops or drive to the Disney Magic Kingdom. Walmart, Publix, and Whole Foods are close by too. The accommodation is a studio apartment for two guests. Two more guests may be accommodated. Amenities include hot tubs and swimming pools, tennis court, exercise room, and game room.

Stellar location near Universal, I-Drive & more!!
Orlando, Florida, United States
301 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools were nice
the pools were amazing
good space the only thing i had an issue with was the wifi/ethernet
it was a very spacious apartment with great amenities
was nice to have heated pool+jacuzzi
very clean and quiet
it was perfectly clean and comfortable
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the bed was super comfortable the place was clean bathroom was great
it didn’t look like they cleaned the bathroom either
the host is very nice
the host was always very polite and helpful
host is very responsive and helpful
the host has been super nice with us and has replied back very fast
e was very helpful and was very quick at responding
location was excellent close to universal
great location everything you need is in walking distance
great location to all the parks and close to the airport too
great apartment great location near everything
really good location 5 minute walk from shops and restaurants
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3. Large home with a private pool (from USD 350)

Bring your entire family to Orlando and book this large home that can accommodate up to 12 guests. It’s close to Volcano Bay and Universal Studios, and just a few minutes to Walt Disney and several restaurants in the area. This recently renovated home features a hot tub, modern appliances including a huge TV with cable and Netflix. This home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Restaurants, Starbucks, fitness gym, cafes and shopping are a walking distance. Other amenities include an indoor fireplace, wifi, air conditioning and heating, parking, full kitchen and a pool.

Shadow Bay Luxe Villa/ Private Pool Near Universal
Orlando, Florida, United States
263 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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Amenities & Room:
plenty of bedding the pool are was amazing
we had a nice comfortable stay
the pool is awesome kitchen fully equipped
clean with fantastic responsiveness
clean very spacious pool was amazing
the place is exactly as advertised and very clean
the house is beautiful and sparkling clean
house was very clean
the host are very helpful and ready to answer any questions quickly
jeremy and marina were wonderful hosts
marina was an awesome host
jeremy and marina were extremely helpful when i had questions
jeremy and marina are great hosts
location was ideal very close to parks and shopping
the location is perfect with major attractions close by
great location sl close to universal and a lovely playground near by
great stores close to the house
this is a perfect location so close to universal studios and shopping
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4. Backyard Universal Studios (from USD 300)

Just two blocks away from Universal Studios is this comfortable home perfect for couples. You’ll be staying in a sunny and cozy suite with a private bathroom. Wifi is free but parking is on a first come first served basis. Smoking is allowed only in the outer areas of the house. Each accommodation also includes access to the kitchen including the fridge and appliances, air conditioning, toiletries and towels, heating and a dining area. If you’re bringing a car, make sure you inform the hosts. You’ll be needing a car pass before you can park.

Backyard Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida, United States
235 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
the house is consistently kept cool and you have a ceiling fan in the bedroom
i was excited to book this room based off all the wonderful reviews i saw
the bed in the guest room is super comfortable
very comfortable room and private bathroom
great place to stay and great room for sleep
very clean extremely friendly cool dog
the room was clean and comfortable
the bathroom is really clean
the entire house was very clean and stylish
si’s place is clean and very comfortable
the hosts are friendly
the host did apologize and mentioned their family came to surprise at their home
the host is very kind
alex & si were very responsive hosts
alex and si were both lovely hosts
excellent location next to universal
the location is great everything is near by
perfect location for a trip to universal
great location with a 10-15 minute walk to universal
excellent location very close to universal studios park
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5. University Studios Orlando - walk from a private suite

By car, getting to Universal Studios, Orlando will only take five minutes (about 15-minute walk.) You’ll be staying in a private home that can accommodate up to three guests. It’s right beside the swimming pool and close to many attractions in Orlando. Disney parks and Disney springs are also just a few minutes away. Amenities include a private bathroom, office desk and a table, small kitchen with fridge and microwave, free parking and laundry. Guests also get access to a game room or the workout room with a treadmill and weights.

Pool Suite Studio- Walk to Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida, United States
61 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
having a window a/c unit was huge for me
it’s clean modern and comfortable
the pool was clean and pretty
communication was great pretty much everything was fantastic the place is clean and comfy
pool was very nice and clean
outstanding private room with private bathroom very clean and in a nice quiet neighborhood
tamara was a great host
tamara was a great host
tamara is the best host
tamara was such a great host
tamara was a great host and was there to answer any questions we had
it is a perfect location if you’re doing universal studios
the location was great for a universal studios trip and near a local park for morning runs
tamera was great and the location was perfect
the location is also very centric to all the interesting venues and restaurants
beautiful weather and location helped a lot as well
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6. Vacation home close to Universal Lake

Situated right on Lake Cane (where visitors can also swim), is this two-bedroom home with a kitchenette (available upon request only.) The kitchen has everything you need including a Keurig coffee machine and other cooking essentials. Inside you’ll have access to cable TV, wifi, sitting area, and the fireplace. There’s a fire pit outside too - perfect for the colder nights. They also have a dock where you can grab a kayak and go paddleboarding. If you have a car, you can drive to the nearest attractions or eat out at the restaurant.

Universal Lake House! Sleeps 8!(ask about 15% off)
Orlando, Florida, United States
70 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is terrific and nice tvs in every room
this house is super comfortable with all the amenities and beautiful lakefront views
comfortable and secluded with a beautiful view of the lake to wake up to
the house has everything you need and the beds were super comfy
however beds were very comfortable and the property has a great lake front view
very clean fun games to enjoy
it was clean and welcoming
the beds were comfortable and everything was very clean
the house is very clean with everything we needed
the home was clean and there were a lot of thoughtful touches
host was nice and prompt in response to questions
quick responses from jennifer & scott - great hosts
host was extremely responsive and even offered early check in/late check out
lovely cozy and charming scott and jennifer are wonderful hosts
wonderful hosts and a beautiful house on the water in a perfect location
super close to universal studios
its location next to universal is perfect
great location close to everything but feels secluded and very relaxing area
this property is a great get-away location for a family vacation
beautiful house and perfect location a most stay
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7. Modern condo in the heart of Orlando

Situated right in the middle of Orlando entertainment district is this vacation home good for six guests. It comes with a full kitchen, two bedrooms and two baths, private patio and a living area. Parking and wifi are free. You’ll also get access to cable TV with each accommodation. The modern condo is fully furnished and your hosts will make sure you have everything you need. If you’re traveling with kids, snacks and board games will also be provided. The best part is you’re close to attractions, restaurants, shops, groceries, and cafes.

Modern Condo in the Heart of Orlando!
Orlando, Florida, United States
139 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super nice extra touches such as the pool towels keurig and extra waters/items
the keypad made it entering our room easy without having to worry about losing keys
she even had bed rails for the twin bed which was perfect for our toddler
spent a fantastic week in kay's apartment
very clean and neat
very clean and well stocked
super nice and clean place
small but clean and stylish
spotlessly clean with all mod cons
she is the perfect host
great host & great space
kay was very responsive to any questions we had
overall kay is a great host
the best host ever thank you kay
great location convenient to disney world and the airport
also a great location
great place and location close to universal studios
great place with a great location
check in was a breeze and location was near many attractions
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8. Comfortable home near Universal Studios

When you stay here, you’ll be close to almost all the major attractions in the city. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Sea World, Disney Springs, Volcano Bay Water Park, Lake Eola, Amway Center, restaurants and malls. There are golf courses and beaches nearby too. It’s indeed the perfect location. You’ll be renting this three-bedroom home that’s ideal for families and a group of friends. Amenities include free wifi, heating, children’s book, and toys, private entrance, parking, and a full kitchen.

3/2 Home Walking Distance to Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida, United States
99 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
extremely comfortable and cozy
this place is incredible it holds so many people and is very comfortable
very clean and nicely apportioned
everything was clean and neat
it was clean and quiet
clean comfortable beds and bathrooms
the house was extremely clean and comfortable
amazing and attentive owners who have thought of absolutely everything
the host were very generous with allowing early checkin and late checkout
the best place and host
this was one of the best stays i’ve had the hosts were so thoughtful and communicative
ryan and jessica were great hosts
this location was great being a 20 minute walk from universal
great location with thoughtful extras
amazing location and very cute and comfortable place
the location of this house is great
cute house with everything you need and it's really close to universal
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9. Apartment 15-minute walk to Universal

Ideal for two guests, this small vacation home is one of the closest to ​Universal Studios. Each accommodation will give you access to a private bath, wifi, parking, private living room, heating and kitchen. Essentials will be provided to the guests. Consider booking this if you’re on a budget. You’ll get basic yet comfortable amenities. Everything is a walking distance including CityWalk. You’ll also get your own secluded patio and the hosts are very professional. If you love leisurely walks, there are a couple of parks near the area.

Under15 minute walk from universal Beautiful space
Orlando, Florida, United States
17 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Spacious suite with a private terrace

You’ll love this suite that offers skyline and lake views and up to six guests can stay in this vacation home. Amenities include two outdoor swimming pools, heated pool with hot tub, kitchen with appliances and utensils, some essentials and heating. Guests can relax in the terrace while enjoying the panoramic lake over a good cup of coffee or tea. Nearby are restaurants and eateries, shops, bars​, heated pools, and a tennis court.

FUN & RELAX ... minutes from the Parks
Orlando, Florida, United States
31 reviews
Private room in apartment 3 Beds 6 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Always plan your trip ahead of time

You’ll want to maximize your time while visiting Orlando. Get tickets weeks or even a couple of months before your scheduled vacation. Also, avoid the weekend when you can. You can just stay in one of these hotels during the weekend and enjoy their amenities. On weekdays, go on theme park tours and have fun with the rides and food. You’ll need a whole day for each theme park. Get yourself a map so you don’t get lost in the park. Visiting Orlando soon? Scroll up for a list of the best hotels near Universal.

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