Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers exclusive unlimited ride access which lets ticket-holding guests skip regular lines at Universal theme parks. CityWalk nightlife is a 5 minutes' walk away.

Early Park Admission* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal's Volcano Bay™ water theme park 1 hour before the theme parks opens. (Valid theme park admission required.)

A flat-screen cable TV, marble accents, and coffee-making facilities are provided in all rooms. A refreshment pantry is offered by Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando as well. Turn-down service is available upon request.

A full-service Mandara Spa and fully equipped fitness center are on site. This Orlando Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has an on-site art gallery, offers transfer services to Universal Studios theme parks, and has 3 themed outdoor pools.

Bice Ristorante specializes in fine Italian cuisine during dinner with property views. Guests can experience casual Italian dining at Mama Della's Ristorante for dinner.

Guests can take advantage of the free transfer service to Islands of Adventure, home of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, and Universal Studios. The Orlando Premium Outlets are 9.9 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Orlando, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 13, 2013
Hotel chain/brand: Universal Orlando Resort

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Exclusive theme park benefits

Universal Orlando hotel guests get more ride time, more free time, and more family time every day of their vacation. It couldn’t be easier. Staying with Universal is the best way to experience all the destination has to offer.

ATM & Currency Exchange: Need cash? There's an ATM and a currency exchange service at this property.

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Orlando, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)

Game room


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About Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 13, 2013

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  • Do these bookings come with universal express pass tickets?

    Yes, a stay at our property includes complementary Universal Unlimited Express Passes for each registered hotel guest. They are valid for the full length of your stay, including the day of check-in and check-out.


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  • How much is parking?

    Self-parking is currently $28 + tax per night, per vehicle. Valet parking, when offered, is $37 + tax per night. Please note that this may be subject to change.


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    Asked about: Club Level/Lounge Room (Includes FREE^ Universal Express Unlimited) • Answered on October 8, 2020
  • Is there room for an extra bed for a child?

    Rollaway beds are available on request for an additional $35 + tax per night.


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  • Does the universal express unlimited include the entrance admission to the park

    Admission tickets are not included in the room price and would need to be purchased separately.


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  • I need one bed and a crib is that possible?

    Complementary cribs are available on request through our Star Service team.


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  • Is a continental breakfast included?

    Breakfast is not included as part of a stay at our property.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Hard Rock Orlando
    0.6 miles
  • Blue Man Group
    0.7 miles
  • Orlando International Premium Outlets
    0.7 miles
  • Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure
    0.8 miles
  • Universal Studios Orlando
    0.8 miles
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    1 miles
  • Painting With A Twist
    1.2 miles
  • Fun Spot USA
    1.2 miles
  • Lost Caverns Adventure Golf
    1.5 miles
  • Volcano Bay
    1.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Holy Land Experience
    1.8 miles
  • The Wheel at ICON Park Orlando
    2.6 miles
  • Florida Mall
    4.6 miles
  • SeaWorld Orlando
    5 miles
  • SeaWorld's Discovery Cove
    5.2 miles
  • Amway Center
    6.1 miles
  • Disney's Magic Kingdom
    8.6 miles
  • Walt Disney World
    8.6 miles
  • Epcot
    9.1 miles
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios
    10.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Orlando Executive Airport
    8.8 miles
  • Orlando International Airport
    9.8 miles
  • Orlando Sanford International Airport
    24.2 miles
How to get to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel from Orlando International Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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8 Restaurants On Site

    Bice Ristorante

    Food: Italian

    Open for: Dinner

    Mama Della Ristorante

    Food: Italian

    Open for: Dinner

    Trattoria del Porto

    Food: American, Italian

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

    Sals Market Deli

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Starbucks

    Food: American

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Thirsty Fish

    Food: American

    Open for: Dinner

    Splendido Bar and Grill

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Gelateria

    Food: American

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Resort Facilities at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Entertainment staff
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Pet bowls
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Waterslide
  • Heated pool
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Heated pool
Pool 3 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Waterslide
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center Additional charge
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
$35 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$35 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

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.

Excludes select attractions and separately ticketed events. Not valid for guests staying at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites, Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites, 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. Additional restrictions apply.

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). Visitors should be aware of and comply with government guidelines regarding travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines before visiting our destination. Temperature checks will be required for all guests.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel by:

    • Car 15min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Free parking

  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Game room
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Entertainment staff
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness
    • Steam room
    • Movie nights

  • Check-in at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel include:

    • Quad
    • Double

  • The prices at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel on this page.

  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is 5.6 miles from the center of Orlando.

  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has 8 restaurants:

    • Gelateria
    • Bice Ristorante
    • Sals Market Deli
    • Starbucks
    • Thirsty Fish
    • Mama Della Ristorante
    • Splendido Bar and Grill
    • Trattoria del Porto

  • Yes, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.