Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando™

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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

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4876 Reviews
Guide Price £1,579 per person
Based on 12 June 18 departure from London Gatwick flying with British Airways, staying for 7 nights room only in a Bay View King Room (2 adults sharing) excluding transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Authentic Italian-style resort

Enjoy the beauty, charm and romance of a luxurious escape inspired by the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Here, perfectly appointed rooms and suites welcome you home each day. Tasty outdoor cafes and a serene harbour invite you to explore the colourful piazza. A short stroll from the harbour, three amazing pools offer every level of relaxation. An opulent spa promises blissful renewal. Every day and night, stylish lounges let you unwind and incredible restaurants treat you with deliciously delightful culinary tours of Italy. This is truly la dolce vita - the sweet life.

Guests at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel enjoy exclusive theme parks benefits such as:

- FREE* Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access to skip the regular queues in Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™

- Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ one hour before the parks open (ticket required). 

- Priority Seating at select restaurants throughout the resort        

- Complimentary transportation to and from both theme parks and Universal CityWalk™

- Resort-wide Charging Privileges with room key

- Complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel

Legal lines:

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s17) 

*Requires theme park admission. Valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Excludes Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™, other select attractions, separately ticketed events and Hogwarts™ Express.  Benefit not valid for guests staying at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel or for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid 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 regular 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. ‡Water taxi not available for transportation to Universal’s Volcano Bay™. Loews Portofino Bay Hotel TM & © 2017 UCF Hotel Venture. All rights reserved.

  • FREE* Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access to skip the regular queues in Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™
  • Mediterranean seaside luxury
  • Three themed swimming pools
  • Complimentary Shuttle Buses and Water taxis to the parks and CityWalk™
  • Mandara Spa®

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Luxury

Location Type

Theme Park

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • Room Only

For Families

  • Family Rooms
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool
Location Highlights

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

  • Theme Park
  • Approx 30 mins drive from Orlando International Airport
  • 10 mins to the entrance to the parks and CityWalk
4876 Reviews 80% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 2909
  • Very Good 1097
  • Average 463
  • Poor 204
  • Terrible 203

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

May 21, 2018

A dreamy hotel in a dreamland of theme parks

World class hotel property and services, where you are made to feel welcome and at home. From the moment we stepped into the hotel and till the day we left, the service levels of the team members is just amazing.
May 20, 2018

Excellent Staff

Tampa, Florida

We had a great stay despite some rainy weather. This was mainly because of the great staff at the Portofino. Angel at Bar American was an amazing mixologist and great despite a busy time at the bar because of the rainy weather. Kayla and the entire club concierge staff make a stay here all that much better and the front desk team are awesome.
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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Room Types

Portofino Club Room

Portofino Club Rooms have one king or two queen beds, 42" flat screen TV with HD channels and on-demand movies, iHome radio with iPod docking station, Keurig coffee maker featuring Emeril's coffee and tea, and bathrobes. Club Rooms enjoy access to the Club Lounge (7am-10pm) for the utmost in European hospitality and service - free coffee, tea, and soft drinks throughout the day, free continental breakfast, evening hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine and "Something Sweet" each night. Guests receive free admission to the fitness centre, personal concierge services, computer access, TV viewing area & board games and lending library.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Ironing Facilities
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms have one king or two queen beds (some with additional sofabed), 42" flat screen TV with HD channels and on-demand movies, iHome radio with iPod docking station, Keurig coffee maker featuring Emeril's coffee and tea, and bathrobes. These elegantly appointed rooms are larger than the standard rooms and have views of the serene Villa Pool and surrounding gardens, or the dramatic Roman aqueduct-styled Beach Pool.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Bay View Room

Bay View Rooms have one king or two queen beds, 42" flat screen TV with HD channels and on-demand movies, iHome radio with iPod docking station, Keurig coffee maker featuring Emeril's coffee and tea, and bathrobes. Rooms overlook the hotel’s scenic Portofino Bay and picturesque Harbor Piazza - watch the sun glittering off the sparkling water and its fleet of colourful fishing boats.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Despicable Me Kids Suite

Immerse yourself in the world of Despicable Me with this enchanting room option. The parents can relax in their sophisticated and smart bedroom whilst through a vault-themed door the children can play in their extensively themed room complete with Minion wallpaper and custom-designed beds.

Parlour Suite Single

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Food & Drink

The Thirsty Fish Bar

Trattoria del Porto

Trattoria del Porto™

Swimming Pool

Bice Ristorante

Mama Della's

Mama Della’s Ristorante™

Bar American

Splendido Pool Bar & Grill

Sal's Market Deli

Starbucks®

For your morning or early afternoon refreshment, head to Starbucks on-resort for some flavoursome coffee from the world-renowned coffee house. Teas and a variety of snacks compliment the fresh coffees available. © 2016 Starbucks Coffee Company. All rights reserved. Updated

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Family Friendly Facilities

Resort Kids’ Camp

Asupervised children’s activity centre (fees apply and hours may vary).

Kids pool

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