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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Orlando, Florida, United States of America

 
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Enjoy the charm of Italy while enjoying Florida's first-class attractions!

Vicky Arrowsmith

Luxury Holidays At Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Experience luxury with an Italian accent at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort. The hotel is modelled after the famed Mediterranean seaside village of Portofino, complete with cobblestone streets and outdoor cafes and you’ll enjoy the authentic music, food and warm hospitality of the Italian Riviera, along with the finest in European elegance and world-class Loews service. Stroll the harbour-side piazza and while away the hours in charming shops and boutiques, take a dip in one of the three lushly landscaped swimming pools, experience a culinary tour of Italy at the eight restaurants and lounges and pamper yourself with a rejuvenating massage or complete makeover in the spa. Staying at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel puts you within close distance of Universal Orlando's three amazing parks, as well as Universal CityWalk entertainment district.

Guests of Loews Portofino Bay Hotel will also enjoy exclusive theme park benefits, such as:

- FREE† Universal Express Unlimited ride access, allowing you to skip the regular lines in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure all day. (Valid theme park admission required. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay.)

- Early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay one hour before the theme park opens. (Valid theme park admission required. Select attractions.)

- Complimentary transportation to all three theme parks and Universal CityWalk. - Resort Wide Charging Privileges with room key and complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel.

- Complimentary club to club access^ to select Universal CityWalk venues (age restrictions apply).

- Priority seating at select Universal Orlando restaurants.

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Details:expand_more
  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: A glorious setting inspired by Portofino village in Italy
  • Feature: Set in the heart of Universal Orlando Resort
  • Rooms: 750 rooms & suites
  • Star rating: 5 Star
  • Nearest airport: Orlando International Airport
Hotel Exterior
Amenities
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Location and transfer

Approximately 20 minutes from Orlando International Airport by private car transfer.

Accommodation:expand_more

Rooms and suites have air-conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, personal safe, flat-screen television, satellite or cable, DVD\CD Player, telephone, iPod/iPhone docking station, wi-fi internet access (charges apply if you want to upgrade to Premium Plus - optimal for streaming music, entertainment and large file transfers) and a daily maid service.

   Garden View Room:expand_more
  • Room View: Garden view
  • Facilities: The room is complete with elegant furnishings and spectacular garden views.
   Bay View Room:expand_more
  • Room View: Bay view
  • Facilities: Marvel at the view of the picturesque Portofino Bay and harbour piazza from your plush room.
   Deluxe Room:expand_more
  • Room View: Resort view
  • Facilities: Plush furnishings and a spacious living area with dramatic views.
   Portofino Club Room:expand_more
  • Room View: Bay or beach pool views
  • Facilities: Located on the Club Level Lounge with an array of exclusive privileges and services.
   Kids Suite:expand_more
  • Room View: Garden or bay views
  • Facilities: Experience the world of Despicable Me in these kids' suites, in which the rooms capture the excitement and fun of Gru’s Laboratory.
Dining:expand_more

Refresh and fill up after an adventure-filled day at Universal Orlando Resort, with Loews Portofino Bay Hotel’s spectacular array of restaurants. From authentic Italian home-cooking to an all-American grill, the whole family can expect a taste sensation in stunning locations.

Mama Della's Ristorante℠:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Authentic flavours from Tuscany, Naples and Piemonte.
  • Setting: A casual feel as it appears to be more like an authentic Italian kitchen than a restaurant.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
Bice Ristorante:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Traditonal Italian
  • Setting: An exquisite culinary voyage right to the heart of Italy.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
Trattoria Del Porto™:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Italian cuisine
  • Setting: Boisterous, friendly service serving diverse and regional offerings.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: Not essential but advised
Splendido Bar & Grill™:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Setting: Poolside location for pizzas and light snacks.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Sal's Market Deli™:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Enjoy a sensational assortment of Italian meats, cheeses, antipasto, fresh fruit, salads and brick oven pizzas.
  • Setting: Sal’s offers a casual atmosphere similar to New York’s famous Little Italy.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
The Thirsty Fish™:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Champagne, beer, wine and cocktail menus, as well as cigars and small appetizers
  • Setting: A friendly harborside Italian wine bar.
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Bar American:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Serving specialty drinks and Italy’s treasured Grappas, along with appetizers.
  • Setting: An elegant lobby bar.
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Starbucks®:expand_more
  • Cuisine: Features the exquisite Starbucks Reserve® coffees, along with a menu of pastries, sandwiches, teas and smoothies.
  • Setting: A comfortable coffee shop on the Harbor Piazza.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Property Highlights:expand_more
Family

Loews knows that children - and parents - need special treatment, so they offer a variety of unique programmes and services. Camp Portofino is where kids can kick back with supervised fun and entertainment while the adults enjoy time to themselves. The Beach Pool is the ideal place for the family to spend the day together. This lively pool area features a Roman aqueduct-themed water slide, a sandy beach, adjacent children’s pool, two Jacuzzis and three colourful beach cabanas.


Water Parks & Theme Parks

Take your holiday to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort. With three amazing theme parks – Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, spectacular hotels and more, it’s days and nights of endless fun for every member of the family. Plus, as a treasured guest at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel you will enjoy a variety of fabulous and exclusive benefits; skip the regular lines┼ and enjoy early access* to selected parks (valid tickets required), enjoy complimentary taxi boats along the picturesque waterways directly to the fun and embrace priority seating at selected restaurants around the resort. Please click here for further information.


Spa & Wellness

The name Mandara is Sanskrit and comes from an ancient legend about the gods’ quest to find the secret to eternal youth and beauty. We think you’ll find the answer at MANDARA SPA®. Think of it as your personal oasis where you can relax, rejuvenate and renew. So, take time from all the excitement to switch gears, slow down and savour a little “me time”.


In Addition

WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s21)

†Requires theme park admission. Valid only at participating rides and attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. *Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando, and at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. ^Valid for registered hotel guests for the length of stay. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Must be 21+ with Valid ID to consume alcohol. Some venues require ages 21 or older and a cover charge for admission. Valid Photo ID required. Does not include admission to Universal Cinemark or Hollywood Drive-in Golf™. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. Hard Rock Hotel ® Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc. © 2021 Starbucks Coffee Company. All rights reserved. TRANSFORMERS and its logo and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro and are used with permission. © 2021 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. © 2021 DreamWorks LLC and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Portofino Bay Hotel TM & © 2021 UCF Hotel Venture. All rights reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2021 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

Some imagery shown does not represent current operational and safety guidelines. In connection with your purchase of Universal Orlando products and your visit to Universal Orlando, including Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay, Universal CityWalk, and the Universal Orlando Resort hotels, please be advised that you must follow Universal Orlando’s policies, CDC guidelines and the recommendations of health officials. Please note that any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and Universal Orlando cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit. By visiting Universal Orlando, you acknowledge and agree that you assume these inherent risks associated with attendance. When you enter Universal Orlando, you understand that you are subject to the Universal Orlando terms of service (including arbitration, class action waiver, assumption of risk, and infectious disease release of liability) located at https://www.universalorlando.com/web/en/us/terms-of-service/terms-of-use. Face coverings and temperature checks will be required for all guests. For important safety information at Universal Orlando Resort, please click here www.universalorlando.com/safetyinfo

Disabled Services:expand_more

The hotel has twenty-one specially adapted rooms that have been especially adapted to suit disabled guests including: Garden View, Bay View, Deluxe and Club Rooms as well as one Suite. A spacious layout allows for easy wheelchair access, an accessible bathroom with roll-in shower, shower head with extension, accessible toilets and grab bars, shower bench or seat available upon request, hearing-impaired telephone notification system and adapted furnishings (lower bed).

 

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