• Saturday, September 19, 2020
Universal’s Endless Summer Resort

Universal’s Endless Summer Resort

Universal’s Endless Summer Resort made its debut as Universal Orlando’s latest hotel last year with the opening of Surfside Inn & Suites. The second tower of the Endless Summer Resort is finally set to open to the public on March 17! Like all Universal Value hotels, the Endless Summer Resort offers awesome perks, luxurious accommodations, and fun activities.

Dockside Inn & Suites

Dockside Inn & Suites is taking over the former location of Wet N Wild’s parking lot. The newest addition to the Endless Summer Resort will have a lot in common with its neighbor Surfside Inn & Suites, with similar guest rooms, cafeteria-style dining, and more.

Guest Rooms

Standard guest rooms can sleep up to four adults per room in two queen beds. Rooms are available with standard or pool view. The two bedroom suites can sleep up to six people with three queen beds. In addition to the bedrooms, there is a kitchenette area, a picnic table for meals, and room to hang out in each suite. Both the standard rooms and the suites have two-compartment bathrooms. Compartment one has a toilet and tub/shower combo or a shower with a retractable clothesline, and compartment two contains a sink and vanity. Guests of Dockside Inn & Suites can enjoy all of the following amenities during their stay at the resort:

Standard Rooms (Starting at $79 Per Night)

  • On 43″ Flat Screen TV with HD Channels and On Demand In-room Movies (Fees Apply)
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Complimentary Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Soap, and Facial Soap
  • Wall Mounted Hair Dryer
  • HVAC Controls with Smart Room Technology for Ideal Room Temperatures
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • In-Room Safe
  • Telephone
  • Alarm Clock
  • In-Room High-Speed Internet Access
  • Convenience Outlets, USB Outlets, and USB-C Outlets to keep all of your devices charged

2-Bedroom Suites (Starting at $120 Per Night)

  • Two 43″ TVs
  • Mini Refrigerator, Microwave, and Coffee Maker
  • Convenience Outlets and USB Outlets
  • HVAC Controls with Smart Room Technology for Ideal Room Temperatures
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • In-Room High-Speed Internet Access
  • Telephone
  • Alarm Clock
  • Wall Mounted Hair Dryer
Hotel Perks

There are many perks to staying onsite at Universal Orlando Resort. This new hotel will offer all of the same benefits as Surfside Inn & Suites along with the other Universal Value resorts, including:

  • Early admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Volcano Bay
  • Free shuttle bus transportation to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay, and Universal Citywalk
  • Room keys that provide park-wide charging privileges and complimentary access to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk
  • Merchandise delivery from the parks and CityWalk right to your hotel room
Restaurants & Lounges

The primary dining location at Dockside Inn & Suites is the all-American Pier 8 Market, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The fast-casual food court has five different food stations, including a self serve salad bar. Guests on the go can also choose from a variety of fresh prepackages sandwiches, beverages, and snacks. Nothing on the affordable menu is over $12! Some of the scrumptious offerings include:

Breakfast

  • Chicken & Waffles: Served with Maple Syrup and Butter
  • Pier 8 Egg Muffin: Topped with Bacon, Egg, Cheddar Cheese, Onions, and Peppers with a side of Hash Browns
  • Baja Burrito: Chorizo, Eggs, and Cheese with Salsa
  • Avocado Toast: Crushed Avocado, Pico de Gallo, Vegan Cheese, and Walnuts on Vegan Raisin Toast

Lunch

  • Hooks & Batter: Fish and Chips
  • Garden Veggie Pizza
  • Gulf to Shore: Grilled Market Fish served on a Toasted Bun
  • The Dockworker Wrap: Wrap filled with Pastrami, Swiss Cheese, Coleslaw, and French Fries

Dinner

  • BBQCB: Burger topped with Smoked Bacon, Cheddar, Onion Rings, and Bourbon BBQ Sauce
  • The Joey Sandwich: Hoagie with Salami, Capicola, Soppressata, Provolone Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper, and Toppings
  • Stuffed Shells
  • Chicken & Waffles Bucket: 8-Piece Bucket of Chicken with Mashed Potatoes, Coleslaw, Belgian Waffles, and a Choice of Sauce (Bourbon Bacon Maple Sauce, Spicy BBQ, or Buffalo with a hint of Honey)

Dessert

  • Key Lime Pie
  • Cinnamon & Sugar Zeppoles: Italian Fried Fritters
  • S’mores: Panini made with Ginger-flavored Bread, Milk Chocolate, and Marshmallow

Guests can head to Sunset Lounge in the hotel lobby, which is open daily for specialty cocktails and other refreshing beverages. Out by the pool, you can get your cocktails, frozen drinks, wine, beer, and smoothies at the Oasis Beach Bar. The resort’s specialty cocktails are inspired by summertime and some are named after old Wet n’ Wild rides! Offerings include:

  • Endless Summer Lemonade: The Resort’s Signature Cocktail – Vodka with Lemon
  • Sunset Blonde: The Resort’s Craft Beer – Mango Blonde Ale
  • Red Sky at Night: Tequila Cocktail with Orange and Lime Flavors
  • Drop Anchor: Rum with Orgeat and Matcha
  • Shore Thing: Grapefruit Vodka with Lime and Ginger Beer
  • Bubba Tub: A signature 32 oz Dockside bucket that any cocktail from the Oasis Bar can be upgraded to
  • Disco H2O: Sweet cocktail served with a Candy Tube!
Pools & Activities

Outside, there’s tons of fun to be had for guests of all ages! In addition to two large swimming pools, outdoor activities include a kids’ play area, sandy beaches, hula-hoop contests, ping pong, and more. You can get the full list of daily activities at the front desk during your stay. Guests can also take advantage of a complimentary state-of-the-art fitness center and a game room that will open later this year.

Surfside Inn & Suites

Surfside Inn & Suites was the first of the two hotels to open, officially welcoming guests since June 27, 2019. This portion of the resort was built on the actual site of the Wet’N’Wild water park.

Guest Rooms

Standard guest rooms can sleep up to four guests, with two queen beds and separate vanity/bathroom areas. Two-bedroom suites can sleep up to six guests. One room features two queen beds and the other has a single queen bed. These suites also include separate vanity/bathroom areas and a kitchenette with a picnic table. All of the rooms at the Endless Summer Resort are equipped with the following amenities:

Standard Rooms (starting from $79 per night)

  • One television
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outlets & USB outlets
  • HVAC controls with Smart Room technology for setting your ideal temperature in your room
  • Iron & ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Wireless high-speed internet (You can upgrade to Premium Plus internet access for optimal business/entertainment needs)
  • Telephone
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer

2-Bedroom Suites (starting from $120 per night)

  • Two televisions
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outlets & USB outlets
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • HVAC controls with Smart Room technology for setting your ideal temperature in your room
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Wireless high-speed internet (You can upgrade to Premium Plus internet access for optimal business/entertainment needs)
  • Telephone
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
Restaurants & Lounges

The primary dining area is Beach Break Cafe. The food court-style restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Guests can choose from a variety of different food stations with offerings like:

Breakfast

  • Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Croissant ($6.99): Served with Breakfast Potatoes
  • Breakfast Pizza ($6.99): Sausage Gravy, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Mozzarella, and Cheddar Cheese
  • Crispy Chicken Sandwich ($6.99): Served with Breakfast Potatoes
  • Breakfast Combo ($7.75): Fluffy Scrambled Eggs, Chicken Sausage, Bacon, Breakfast Potatoes, and a Biscuit
  • Pancakes ($6.99): Jumbo Buttermilk Pancakes with Maple Syrup and Bacon
  • Kids’ Chocolate Chip Pancakes ($4.99)
  • Surf-Wich ($6.99): English Muffin with Egg, Canadian Bacon, and Cheese
  • Ham, Egg, and Cheese Burrito ($3.99)
  • Kids’ Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, and Biscuit ($4.99)
  • Kids’ Breakfast Pizza ($4.99)
  • Blueberry Pancakes with Lemon Curd, Powdered Sugar, and Bacon ($7.50)
  • Breakfast Scramble Bowl ($6.99): Breakfast Potatoes, Eggs, and Choice of Onion, Tomatoes, Baby Spinach, Mushrooms, Ham, Peppers, Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, Pepper Jack Cheese, and American Cheese
  • Biscuit ($1.00)
  • Breakfast Potatoes ($2.50)
  • Scrambled Eggs ($2.50)
  • Bacon ($2.50)
  • Chicken Sausage ($2.50)

Salad & Sandwich Station (Lunch/Dinner)

  • Italian Ciabatta ($9.99): Ham, Capicola, Genoa Salami, Provolone, Red Onion, Tomato, Shredded Romaine, Pepperoncini, and Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • California Cobb Salad ($9.99): Chopped Lettuce, Tomatoes, Avocado, Blue Cheese, Bacon, Hard Boiled Egg, and Avocado Ranch Dressing
  • Caprese Panini ($8.99): Tomato, Mozzarella, Fresh Basil, and Balsamic Glaze
  • Carne Asada Salad ($9.99): Mixed Greens, Fire Roasted Corn and Black Beans, Tomatoes, and Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Chicken Caesar Salad ($8.99): Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan Cheese, and Sour Dough Croutons
  • Roasted Turkey Foccacia ($8.99): Herb Rosemary Bread, Oven Roasted Turkey, Provolone Cheese, and Caramelized Onion Aioli
  • Kids’ PB&J Uncrustables ($6.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Kids’ Turkey Sandwich ($6.99): Made on Whole Wheat Bread with Grapes and Carrots
  • Pasta Salad ($2.75)
  • Soup of the Day ($4.50)
  • House Made Potato Chips ($2.75)

Rotisserie Station (Lunch/Dinner)

  • Citrus Roasted Chicken ($9.99): Served with Cilantro Lime Rice and Grilled Corn
  • Power Bowl: Cilantro Lime Rice, Quinoa, Kale, Red Cabbage, and Pickled Carrots with a choice of protein. Options include Carne Asada with Baja Sauce ($9.99), Adobo Chicken with Garlic Lime Crema ($8.99), or Herb Marinated Tofu with Lemon Tahini Vinaigrette ($7.99)
  • Herb Crusted Cod ($9.99): Served with Roasted Potato Wedges and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Kids’ Baked Chicken Drumsticks ($5.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Kids’ Little Power Bowl with Chicken Adobo ($4.99) or Carne Asada ($5.99)
  • Kids’ Herb Crusted Cod ($5.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Cilantro Lime Rice ($2.50)
  • Seasonal Vegetables ($2.50)
  • Grilled Corn ($2.50)
  • Roasted Potato Wedges ($2.50)

Grill Station (Lunch/Dinner)

  • Hamburger ($7.99): Beef Patty topped with Signature Sauce, Crisp Lettuce, and Vine Ripened Tomatoes on a Toasted Buns
  • Classic Cheese Burger ($8.50): Beef Patty topped with Signature Sauce, American Cheese, Crisp Lettuce, and Vine Ripened Tomatoes on a Toasted Bun (Add Bacon for $1.50)
  • Pipeline Burger ($9.99): Beef Patty topped with Caramelized Onion, Bacon Jam, and Provolone Cheese served with Crisp Lettuce and Vine Ripe Tomatoes on a Toasted Bun
  • Baja Chicken Sandwich ($9.50): Grilled Chicken Breast with Chipotle Sauce, Pepper Jack Cheese, Avocado, and Bean Sprouts
  • Five-Piece Chicken Sandwich ($8.99)
  • Kids’ 3-Piece Chicken Tenders ($5.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Kids’ Burger ($6.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Kids’ All Beef Hot Dog ($4.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • French Fries ($4.50)
  • Coleslaw ($3.00)

Pizza & Pasta Station (Lunch/Dinner)

  • Pepperoni Pizza by the Slice ($9.99): Two slices of Pizza and a Breadstick
  • Cheese Pizza by the Slice ($8.99): Two slices of Pizza and a Breadstick
  • Baked Ziti ($8.99): Pasta baked with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese, served with a Breadstick
  • Baked Chicken ($9.99): Pasta with Creamy White Sauce, Chicken, and Mozzarella Cheese, served with a Breadstick
  • Kids’ Pizza Slice ($4.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Kids’ Mac and Cheese ($4.99): Served with Grapes and Carrots
  • Two Breadsticks with Sauce ($3.50)

In-room Pizza Delivery is available during limited hours in the evenings.

The Sand Bar is open daily for people who want to enjoy frozen drinks, cocktails, beer, and wine while lounging poolside. In the hotel lobby, the Coffee Bar serves coffee, teas, and snacks.

Specialty Cocktails & Frozen Drinks

  • Orange Surf Board ($9.00): Orange Vodka, Coconut Rum, Triple Sec, Orange Juice, and a splash of Cranberry
  • Tidal Wave Endless Summer ($9.00): Endless Summer Rum, Peach Vodka, Gin, Peach Schnapps, Orange Juice, and Pineapple Juice
  • Surf En La Paloma ($9.00): Tequila, Blood Orange, Grapefruit Juice, and Soda
  • Strawberry Basil Mule ($9.00): Jim Beam, Ginger, Muddled Strawberries, and Basil
  • Surfside Lemonade ($9.00): Don Q Limon Rum and Sour Mix
  • Epic Sunset ($9.50): A Frozen blend of Vodka, Mango Colada, and Strawberry Island Oasis
  • Toasted Coconut Mango Mojito ($9.50): Frozen blend of Coconut Rum, Mango, and Mojito Island Oasis
  • Surfside Whitewash ($9.50): Rumhaven Coconut Rum, Redbull Coconut, and Pineapple
  • Betty’s Margarita ($9.50): Tequila and choice of Watermelon, Strawberry, Raspberry, Mango, or Peach
  • Frose ($9.50): Rose Wine, Vodka, and Kelvin Slush Rose Mix
  • Daquiris ($9.50): Endless Summer Rum and choice of Strawberry, Raspberry, Mango Peach, Pina Colada, Banana, or Lemonade

Draft Beer List

  • Bud Light ($6.00)
  • Miller Light ($6.00)
  • Coors Light ($6.00)
  • Michelob Ultra ($6.00)
  • Corona Premier ($6.00)
  • Blue Moon ($6.00)
  • Wavemaker ($6.00)
  • Modelo ($6.00)

Can Beer List

  • PBR ($6.50)
  • Bud Light ($6.50)
  • Budweiser ($6.50)
  • Miller Light ($6.50)
  • Coors Light ($6.50)
  • Corona Extra ($6.50)
  • Corona Premier ($6.50)
  • Heineken ($6.50)
  • Heineken Light ($6.50)
  • Angry Orchard ($6.50)
Pools & Recreation

The hotel’s pool is a surfboard-shaped swimming hole that guests of all ages can enjoy. Some daily poolside activities include ping pong and Connect 4. Hotel guests will be able to get the full daily schedule at the front desk. Guests can also access a state-of-the-art fitness center, a game room, a Universal Studios store, and a Universal Vacation Planning Center.

For more information about where to stay during a visit to the parks, check out this guide to Universal Orlando Resort hotels! Continue planning your next trip by browsing Tickets2You.com for awesome deals on Universal Orlando tickets.

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