The joy of what the Italians call la dolce vita - the sweet life - is yours to experience at the spectacular Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. This AAA Four Diamond Award winning hotel is a stunning re-creation of the famed Mediterranean seaside resort village of Portofino, Italy. From newly renovated guest rooms that create an elegant, warm and romantic Italian villa experience to the nightly Musica della Notte show, guests are immersed in the charm of Old World hospitality. Best of all, Universal Orlando on-site hotel guests SKIP THE REGULAR LINES FREE all day with UNIVERSAL EXPRESS ride access at most rides and attractions at both Universal Orlando theme parks: Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. The hotel is located within walking distance of both theme parks, plus the Universal CityWalk entertainment complex.
Health Club Facilities, Spa*, Jacuzzi, Conference Facilities, 8 Restaurants and lounges, Sauna, Steam Room, Concierge, 3 Swimming Pools, 1 Children's Pool, Game Room/Arcade, Pets Allowed*, Children's Activities, Kids Camp*, Valet Parking*, Golf (Nearby)*, Currency Exchange, Business Center, Entertainment, Babysitting*, Dry Cleaning/Laundry Service*.
* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.
Room Categories and Descriptions
Room amenities include 32” flat panel television, iHome clock radio with iPod docking station, two telephones with dual voice lines, data port and voicemail, On Demand in-room movies, video check-out and remote control television with cable channels, Smart room technology for automated heating and air conditioning, Keurig coffee maker featuring gourmet Coffee, refreshment pantry, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, make-up mirror, separate bath and vanity area in most guest rooms, safety deposit box and wireless high speed Internet access (nominal fee). Cribs are available upon request at no extra charge. Rollaways beds are available upon request for a nominal fee.
Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.
Children's Policy: Up to 3 children 17 and under are free of charge with adults using existing bedding.
Gardenview - Equipped with either a king bed or two queens. 460 square feet.
Bayview - Equipped with either a king bed or two queens. 460 square feet.
Deluxe - Larger living space and additional amenities. 490 square feet.
Portofino Club Level - Club Level guests will be treated to an array of exclusive amenities in the Club Lounge. Guests enjoy:
Despicable Me Kids Suite - Single entry Bay View room for the adults plus a separate room for the kids. 650 to 675 square feet.
Dining & Lounges
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando offers the following restaurants & lounges:
Mama Della's Ristorante – Mama Della’s Ristorante offers family style dining featuring authentic Old World specialties from the regions of Tuscany, Naples and Piemonte.
Bice Ristorante – At Bice, an exquisite culinary voyage right to the heart of Italy awaits you amid a decor which combines Old World elegance and modern chic.
Trattoria del Porto – The colorful festivals celebrated in the Italian countryside are the background for Trattoria del Porto, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner served in a friendly, casual atmosphere.
Sal's Market Deli – Enjoy a sensational assortment of Italian meats, cheeses, antipasto, fresh fruit, salads and brick oven pizzas at Sal’s Market Deli.
Gelateria — Enjoy homemade gelato, specialty coffee, espresso and more.
Splendido Pizzeria – Splendido Pizzeria is a casual poolside eatery serving delicious pizzas, burgers, salads and more.
The Thirsty Fish – The Thirsty Fish is a friendly harborside Italian wine bar serving savory cicchetti (small plates of food).
Bar American – At the swank Bar American you can sample a wide variety of specialty drinks from classic-style martinis and European cocktails to fine cognacs, espresso and Italy’s treasured Grappas.
Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Campo Portofino - Drop off your children and let them work off their energy at Campo Portofino. Open daily, they offer a safe, secure and exciting atmosphere for kids between the ages of 4-14. Here they can enjoy movies on a big TV screen or play with computers and video games. There are plenty of daily activities to keep young minds busy! Parents are provided with complimentary pagers to keep in touch with their kids.
On-site hotel guests also receive other exclusive theme park benefits including:
-SKIP THE REGULAR LINES FREE all day with UNIVERSAL EXPRESS ride access at most rides and attractions at both Universal Orlando theme parks: Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
-Complimentary on-site transportation, including water taxis connecting the hotels and theme parks.
-Priority seating at select restaurants throughout the resort.
-Complimentary package delivery to guest rooms.
-Resort wide charging privileges with room key card.
-Complimentary scheduled transportation service is available to Sea reservations are required 24 hours in advance of service. Upon World Orlando, Aquatica and Wet’n Wild. Daily seating is limited and arrival, visit the Attraction Ticket Center located in the hotel lobby to make your transportation reservation and obtain your boarding passes.
2-PARK UNLIMITED ADMISSION TICKET
Don’t forget to purchase your theme park tickets!
-BUY IN ADVANCE and SAVE $25 per adult ticket compared to the same ticket purchased at the front gate.
-Unlimited admission to both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure for up to one week. Valid for seven consecutive calendar days which includes the first day any theme park or CityWalk portion of the ticket is used. Parking not included. No discounts on food or merchandise.
-Admission to select entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk. CityWalk Party Pass valid for seven consecutive nights including first day any portion of ticket is used. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Some venues require 21 or older for admission. Does not include admission to AMC Universal Cineplex 20 or the Blue Man Group show.
|Resort Rating Key|
|Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
|Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)|
|Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
|Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
|Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)|
|Very limited appeal|