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Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View
450 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
490 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
490 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bay View
450 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, Non Smoking (Despicable Me Kids Suite)
650 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 4 children)
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Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Bay View
450 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Club Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Portofino Club)
490 square feet
2 Queen Beds
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 5 guests
(up to 4 children)
Select dates to see price
Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View
450 square feet
1 King Bed
(Extra beds available: Crib)
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
Select dates to see price

Get an overview of this hotel
4-star family-friendly resort, walk to Universal Orlando Resort

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Business center
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

Location

This family-friendly Orlando resort is located near the bay, within 1 mi (2 km) of Universal CityWalk™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Resort Features

This resort features 4 restaurants, 3 outdoor pools, and a full-service spa. Free WiFi in public areas and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness center, and a poolside bar.

Room Amenities

All 750 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. IPod docks, 24-hour room service, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and 2 spa tubs along with a waterslide and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to a business center. Event facilities measuring 42000 square feet (3902 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly resort also offers a children's pool, a fitness center, and spa services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Waterslide
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Swimming pool
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3902
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Total number of rooms - 750
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Sauna
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Conference space size (feet) - 42000
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Wedding services
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers 750 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Orlando resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Pay movies
  • iPod docking station
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Room service (24 hours)

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Bice Ristorante - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Mama Dellas Ristorante - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Trattoria del Porto - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Bar American - This bar serves light fare only.

The Thirsty Fish - This wine bar specializes in Italian cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Entertainment

Guests at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando™ can can head out to the Harbor Piazza for live opera. Themed shows vary on a nightly basis.

Harbor Nights, a wine tasting event, is held at the Harbor Piazza and features live jazz music accompanied by decadent food, and select wines. This event is for guests 21 and over.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a sauna, and a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Spa Services

Mandara Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 27.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Loews Portofino
  • Loews Hotel Universal
  • Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Universal Orlando
  • Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Universal Orlando Orlando
  • Loews Portofino Bay Universal Orlando
  • Loews Portofino Bay Universal Orlando Orlando
  • Loews Portofino Hotel
  • Portofino Hotel Universal
  • Portofino Loews Hotel
  • Universal Portofino Hotel
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Orlando
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Orlando

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Promotions

Exclusive Theme Park Benefits and More

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive the following benefits:



Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ or Universal’s Volcano Bay™ (Valid theme park admission required. Select attractions.)


Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins 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 Universal’s Volcano Bay™. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.



Complimentary Club-to-Club access at Universal CityWalk™ to select venues for the length of your stay. (age restrictions apply)


Valid for registered Universal hotel guests for the length of stay. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Some venues require ages 21 or older and a cover charge for admission. Valid Photo ID required. Does not include admission to the Blue Man Group show or Hollywood Drive-in Golf™. Subject to availability.



Skip the regular lines with free Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access for most popular attractions in Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s

Islands of Adventure™, including your favorites in both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ (value of USD 129 per person, per day).


Valid theme park admission required. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay™). Value based on average price of a 2-Park Universal Express Unlimited™ pass ranging between USD 84.99 and USD 189.99. Valid at Universal

Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Pteranodon Flyers™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Excludes separately ticketed events. 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.



Resort-wide charging privileges and complimentary delivery of merchandise



Universal Orlando™ Character appearances with popular theme park characters



Universal Orlando™ Golf Program, providing preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to select area golf courses.


Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. All Rights Reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2019 Universal Studios. © 2019 Universal Orlando. All rights reserved.

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