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Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Bay View

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Club Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking (Portofino Club)

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bay View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Suite, Non Smoking (Despicable Me Kids Suite)

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

 
 


Get an overview of this hotelOrlando resort close to Universal Studios

When you stay at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, you'll be near the bay and minutes from Hollywood Drive-In Golf and Universal Studios Florida®.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Universal CityWalk and Universal's Islands of Adventure.

Make yourself at home in one of the 750 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, 2 spa tubs, and a waterslide. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). If you're planning a day at a nearby theme park, you can hop on the complimentary shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Orlando? This resort has 42000 square feet (3780 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and conference space. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Based on the architecture of Portofino, Italy, this Orlando resort features a large harbor lined with cobblestone streets, Italian sports cars, and European shops and cafés. While the sun sets on this Harbor Piazza, live opera music is performed nightly to draw you further into the Italian experience.

Dive into one of the hotel's 3 themed outdoor pools, including its Beach Pool which features a water slide. Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando® also offers a large fitness center available for a surcharge. Guests can also take advantage of the many treatments offered at Mandara Spa.

For business needs, this resort offers 42,000 square feet (3,901 square meters) of combined meeting space with audiovisual equipment. Wedding services and exhibit space are also available. Complimentary WiFi is accessible throughout the hotel.

Guests at Universal Hotels Orlando receive these exciting benefits during their stay (see Promotions for details, terms, and conditions):

  • Skip the regular lines for free** with Universal Express℠ Unlimited ride access in both theme parks–a value of up to USD 89 per person, per day (valid theme park admission required)
  • Early Park Admission Ɨ to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ one hour before theme parks open (valid admission required)
  • Complimentary resort transportation to and from Universal Studios Florida®, Islands of Adventure® and Universal’s CityWalk®
  • Resort-wide charging privileges
  • Complimentary City Walk Party Pass℠
  • Complimentary delivery of merchandise
  • Restaurant priority seating
  • Complimentary scheduled transportation to Wet’n Wild® Orlando, SeaWorld® and Aquatica™
  • Universal Orlando® Character appearances with popular theme park characters
  • Golf Universal Orlando® Program, providing preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to select area golf courses

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Total number of rooms - 750 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3780 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 42000 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Theme park shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Bice Ristorante - This restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine in an elegant environment of classic and modern décor. Open for dinner only. Reservations required.

Mama Della’s Ristorante - Specializing in traditional Italian food, this casual restaurant offers a warm, comfortable atmosphere with musicians performing around the tables. Open for dinner only.

Trattoria del Porto - Enjoy breakfast and dinner at this family-friendly Italian restaurant. Al fresco dining is available overlooking the Portofino Bay.

The Thirsty Fish - This wine bar looking out on the Harbor Piazza offers snacks accompanied by live music several nights a week. Children are welcome. Open at 6 PM nightly.

Sal's Market Deli - Delicatessen serving light Italian fare.

Gelateria-Caffe Espresso - Café serving light Italian fare.

Bar American - Lobby bar offering classic cocktails and light meals.

24-hour room service is available.

Entertainment

Guests at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando® can enjoy "Dive-In Movies," a family-friendly event giving guests the opportunity to enjoy a film by the hotel pool. Every night at sunset, guests 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.

Guests may also enjoy added theme park benefits, receiving upgraded access to rides and 1-hour early admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Nearby Things to Do

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers 3 themed outdoor pools: Beach pool, complete with a waterslide, 2 spa tubs, and poolside activities such as ping pong; Villa Pool, a large pool with lounge chairs and cabanas; and Hillside Pool, a small area on the east side of the hotel offering a quiet place for guests to relax.

Cabanas are available by reservation and are equipped with a ceiling fan, phone, plasma TV, and a refrigerator stocked with drinks and light snacks.

A game room offering air hockey and arcade games is open for guests of all ages.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Mandara Spa offers an Elemis Stone Therapy massage, as well as Swedish and deep tissue massages. Skin care treatments, waxing services, facials and body treatments - including seaweed wraps, salt rubs, and cellulite reduction - are available. A steam room and sauna are located in the spa guest lounges. The spa also offers hair care, nail care, and make-up sessions. Massages are available at poolside cabanas and in guestrooms.

YCARE offers select spa services for guests aged 13-17 including massages, facials, and nail care.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

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

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

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 20 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 27 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay

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.

Universal Theme Park Benefits and More

Guests receive these exciting benefits during their stay:

  • Skip the regular lines for free** with Universal Express℠ Unlimited ride access in both theme parks–a value of up to USD 89 per person, per day (valid theme park admission required)
  • Early Park Admission Ɨ to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ one hour before theme parks open (valid admission required)
  • Complimentary resort transportation to and from Universal Studios Florida®, Islands of Adventure® and Universal’s CityWalk®
  • Resort-wide charging privileges
  • Complimentary City Walk Party Pass℠
  • Complimentary delivery of merchandise
  • Restaurant priority seating
  • Complimentary scheduled transportation to Wet’n Wild® Orlando, SeaWorld® and Aquatica™
  • Universal Orlando® Character appearances with popular theme park characters
  • Golf Universal Orlando® Program, providing preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to select area golf courses
Guests may purchase discounted Universal theme park tickets via the "Things to Do" section of this Web site.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s15)

†Paid theme park admission required. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to one (1) Universal Orlando theme park as determined by Universal Orlando. Valid at select attractions at each park. Additional restrictions may apply.

±Scheduled transportation to SeaWorld Orlando, Wet 'n Wild and Aquatica is provided via Super Star Shuttle with departures based on regular operating hours. Must be booked one day in advance and up to 30 minutes prior to departure. Shuttle service does not run continuously. Boarding passes for the Super Star Shuttle required and available at the Attraction Ticket Center located in the hotel lobby. Not valid for Special Events or Groups.

City Walk Party Pass℠ is not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Some venues require ages 21 or older for admission. Valid photo ID required. Does not include movies at AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX® or the Blue Man Group show. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. Does not include admission to AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX®, the Blue Man Group show, or Saturday nights at Bob Marley–A Tribute to Freedom.

Cabana Bay Beach Resort © 2015 UCF Hotel Venture II. All rights reserved. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2015 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

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