Two hotels at Universal Orlando are being shut in the short term as the US theme park juggles accommodation due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Universal’s Aventura Hotel will have operations suspended from August 21.

A spokesperson said: “Guests with reservations at Sapphire Falls or Aventura will be accommodated at our other hotels.

Thespokesperson added: “We continue to evaluate our offerings and have decided to consolidate our hotel operations as we manage through current conditions. 

“We will be operating the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort and Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites and temporarily suspending operations at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort and Universal’s Aventura Hotel as of August 21.”