Along with Disney World, Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations for a reason. Whether it’s immersing yourself in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Minion Mayhem, Jurassic Park, or Whoville, it’s no surprise Universal appeals not only to families, but also couples, solo travelers, and groups of friends. As with all vacations, choosing the right place to stay is essential. If you’re looking for an authentic accommodation option in Orlando here’s the most convenient and luxurious Airbnbs near Universal Studios.

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The best Airbnbs near Universal Studios for solo travelers and couples

1. Updated condo with pool and lake views

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Just two miles from Universal Studios, this family-sized condo has views of the lake and pool. The condo has multiplied bedrooms — often Disney-themed — and has access to a massive game room with foosball, pool, darts, and more. You’ll have the entire place to yourself, with the vibe of being in a high-end resort (sans-cost and annoying tourists).

Fifteen guests, four bedrooms
Price: $468 per night

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2. Studio with oversized balcony

 

Bedroom in updated condo with lake views

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Located right off International Drive and just two miles from Universal Studios, this studio has a 400 square-foot balcony where you can watch the evening fireworks. It’s perfect for a couple or a family of up to four people, with a king-sized bed and a pullout daybed.

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Four guests, one bedroom
Price: $88 per night

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Traveling to Orlando, Universal Studios, or Disney World? Check out Matador’s guides to the best places to stay in the area:

The best Airbnbs near Universal studios for families and small groups

3. Conveniently-located three-bedroom unit

 

Bedroom in conveniently-located three-bedroom Airbnb near Universal Studios

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This three-bedroom condo is conveniently surrounded by restaurants, and right near Millenia Mall and International Drive.

Collage of photos of conveniently-located three-bedroom Airbnb near Universal Studios

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It’s just 10 minutes to Universal Studios and 20 minutes to Disney World, but perhaps best of all, it has access to a private pool where you can soak up the hot Florida sun.

Six guests, two bedrooms
Price: $93 per night

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4. Lakehouse next to Universal Studios

 

Living room in Airbnb lake house next to Universal Studios

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This luxurious, modern single-family home has access to a lake in the highly sought-after Doctor Phillips neighborhood.

Airbnb lake house next to Universal Studios

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It’s also just a few miles from Universal Studios, Disney World, and Seaworld Orlando.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $390 per night

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5. Cozy home with private courtyard and tiki bar lanai

 

Cozy home with private courtyard and tiki bar lanai close to Universal Studios

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This Airbnb near Universal Studios is right across the street from the park. The house has an open kitchen, dining, and living room, along with a private courtyard. Outside the house, there’s even a lanai with a tiki bar. Given its convenient location, you can easily walk to the gates of Universal’s parks in just 15 minutes. Also note that this is a monthly (not daily) rental, making it the perfect option if you’re looking to spend the entire season in Orlando.

Five guests, two bedrooms
Price: $2,322 per month

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6. Condo overlooking a lake

 

Living room in Airbnb condo overlooking a lake close to Universal Studios

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Why not combine a theme park trip with a lake vacation? This two-bedroom condo overlooks a beautiful lake near International Drive, and has panoramic views of the area’s attractions, including Seaworld and ICON Park.

Airbnb condo overlooking a lake close to Universal Studios

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The condo itself features a glossy floor, quartz counter, induction stove, rain shower with a massage sprayer, two communal oversized pools, and an indoor heated pool and spa.

Six guests, two bedrooms
Price: $97 per night

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7. Penthouse with view of Orlando Eye

 

Airbnb penthouse with view of Orlando Eye

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Nothing says luxury like a penthouse. This large four-bedroom condo can accommodate up to 14 guests, and has access to two swimming pools and a hot tub. With over 2,000 square feet of space, the penthouse has an arcade machine and a foosball table in the fourth bedroom.

Fourteen guests, four bedrooms
Price: $222 per night

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8. Vacation home with lake views

 

Vacation home with lake views near Universal Studios

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Casablanca, a spacious vacation home, is located in the popular Doctor Phillips neighborhood with views of the lake from almost every room. Guests can enjoy the pool and hot tub in the private backyard, and the property is under 15 minutes away from Universal, Disney, and International Drive.

Nine guests, four bedrooms
Price: $343 per night

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9. Modern luxury condo in the heart of Orlando

 

Modern luxury condo in the heart of Orlando

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This luxury condo Airbnb near Universal Studios is located right in the heart of Orlando, just six miles from Universal, eight miles to Disney, and directly next door to the Convention Center. Nightly entertainment like Top Golf, Andretti Racing, and Icon park are within walking distance as well, and the condo provides guests with access to two resort size pools.

Ten guests, three bedrooms
Price: $202 per night

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10. Large house with pool and hammock

 

Modern house with pool and hammock close to Universal Studios

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This modern house is just five minutes from Universal and has a large pool, hammock, BBQ, and even corn hole set.

Modern house with pool and hammock close to Universal Studios

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The home features brand new appliances and furniture with smart TVs in every bedroom.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $170 per night

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11. Spacious condo with heated pool

 

Spacious condo with heated pool close to Universal Studios

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This 2,000 square-foot condo gives guests access to heated pools, a fitness center, game room, full-service bar, playground, and sports court just four miles away from Universal. There’s also a nearby lake which is popular for jogging and walking. The condo has four bedrooms, with the fourth bedroom featuring an air hockey table and bunk beds.

Fifteen guests, four bedrooms
Price: $295 per night

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