Universal Orlando Resort announced Friday morning that beginning June 2, six of their hotels will reopen.
In their press release, a Universal spokesperson said,
The reopening of the hotels will be carefully managed and phased, and includes a wide range of new and enhanced best-practice health, safety and hygiene procedures. Guests who have booked reservations at these two hotels through Universal Orlando or Universal Parks & Resorts Vacations will be contacted to modify their reservation if it has been affected.
The hotels reopening on June 2 will be:
- Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
- Loews Royal Pacific Resort
- Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
- Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort
- Universal’s Aventura Hotel
- Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites
Additionally, folks who are staying in these hotels will have the privilege to visit the theme parks on June 3 and 4 which is before they reopen to the public on June 5.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites will announce their reopening dates at a later time.
Universal has enhanced their standards and protocols which include:
- Guests, team members, and vendors are required to wear face coverings in public areas
- Team members and vendors will be required to have temperature checks upon arrival. Those with temperatures of 100.4 degrees or greater will not be allowed to work.
- Guests will be asked to self-screen for COVID symptoms and comply with quarantine orders prior to arrival
- Guests will have temperature checks upon arrival and anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will require medical clearance in order to enter the hotel
- Hand sanitizer stations in public areas and elevator landings
- Enhanced cleaning of guest rooms, meeting rooms and public areas with an EPA-approved cleaner and disinfectant
- Frequent cleaning of high-touch areas such as telephones, remote controls, door handles, light switches, elevators, and tabletops, among others
- Food & Beverage outlet capacities limited based on latest recommendations and guidelines
- Social distancing signs and reminders of social distancing requirements in high-traffic areas
- Several contactless experiences for guests, including hotel texting-services, express checkout, and contactless room deliveries
Last week, Universal Orlando Resort announced that their theme parks would be reopening to the public on June 5.