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Universal Stella Nova Resort: Complete Guide

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Universal Stella Nova Resort – general information

Inspired by the infinite and ever-growing mysterious universe, Universal Stella Nova Resort offers a tranquil galactic getaway in the heart of Central Florida. This new Prime Value hotel offering, co-owned and operated by Loews Hotels & Co, arrives in 2025 and compliments Universal Orlando Resort’s newest theme park, Universal Epic Universe. Your cosmic retreat awaits!

Universal Stella Nova Resort – opening date

January 21, 2025

Universal Stella Nova Resort – first look

Universal Stella Nova Resort – rooms

Universal Stella Nova Resort features a stellar collection of 750 rooms meticulously designed as an otherworldly oasis to recharge between the adventures that await at Universal Orlando Resort. Rates currently begin at $189.00 per night. Explore the out-of-this-world details about Universal Stella Nova’s rooms in our dedicated guide here.

Universal Stella Nova Resort – pools and public spaces

Family fun is at the heart of Universal Stella Nova Resort. That said, recreational spaces will include a 10,000-square-foot resort-style pool, an interactive splash pad, a large spa, a relaxing hot tub, a comfortable lounge and table-top seating, a fire pit, and more.

Guests can take advantage of a complimentary, state-of-the-art fitness center featuring strength and cardio equipment, as well as locker rooms with showers.

In the hotel’s dedicated game rooms, guests can enjoy a variety of standard arcade and video games for some virtual fun.

Universal Stella Nova Resort also features approximately 1,000 square feet of multi-purpose space for small gatherings.

Don’t forget to stop by the Universal Studios Store for everything from sundries to necessities, along with Universal Orlando merchandise to commemorate a stellar vacation!

Universal Stella Nova Resort – dining and lounges

Cosmos Cafe & Market at Universal Stella Nova Resort

No need to glide through the cosmos on an empty stomach. This new resort promises some out-of-this-world dining offerings.

At Cosmos Cafe and Market, visitors can enjoy quick-service meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, making it a versatile spot for any time of the day.

For those lounging by the pool or looking for a casual dining experience, Galaxy Bar and Galaxy Grill serve up burgers, quesadillas, salads, and adult beverages at this walk-up service bar and grill.

Adding to the ambiance, the hotel lobby hosts the Nova Bar, a stylish venue for guests to unwind with a drink.

Universal Stella Nova Resort – distance from the parks

Universal Stella Nova Resort is nestled a few miles down the road from Universal Orlando Resort’s main campus, which is comprised of Universal CityWalk, Universal Studios Florida, and Universal Islands of Adventure. Guests can take advantage of complimentary shuttle bus transportation to the Resort’s main campus, which includes the aforementioned destinations. An additional bus route is dedicated to guests wanting to enjoy Universal Volcano Bay water theme park.

What are the top vacation-planning tips for Universal Stella Nova Resort?

Universal Stella Nova Resort features stellar perks that help you make the most of your visit:

  • Early Park Admission
  • Complimentary package delivery to your room
  • Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key

Please note that you will receive a full refund if you cancel your reservation six or more days in advance. If it’s anything fewer than five days beforehand, you will be charged one night’s room rate plus tax.

How much does it cost to park at Universal Stella Nova Resort?

As with all Universal Orlando Resort hotels, guests must pay a fee to park. Here, it costs overnight guests $18 per night to park a car (paid at time of check-in). For daytime guests, parking is $10 (plus tax) for up to 30 minutes and $45 (plus tax) for up to 24 hours.

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