Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Guide

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Guide

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Guide

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
5601 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
Telephone: (407) 503-1234
Fax: (407) 503-1010

Resort Theme On-Site Benefits Rooms Dining Recreation Shopping Transportation Childcare Resort Map

Located at Universal Orlando Resort
Check In: 4:00 p.m. / Check Out: 11:00 a.m.

Portofino Bay Resort Theme

This luxurious resort captures the charm of the seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Guests feel as though they have been transported to Italy through the beautiful theming and special touches. Experience la dolce vita—the sweet life—at this most luxurious of Universal properties.  Use this Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Guide to help you plan your stay.

Portofino Bay is smoke-free. Designated outdoor smoking areas are available.

On-Site Benefits

Guests at this resort receive exclusive on-site hotel benefits.

  • Universal Express Unlimited – Skip the regular lines in both parks. A free benefit valued at $89 per person, per day.
  • Early Park Admission one hour before general entry (with valid theme park admission) to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • Complimentary water taxi transportation to Universal CityWalk and buses to CityWalk and the theme parks.
  • Priority seating at select restaurants.
  • Resort-wide charging privleges.

Portofino Bay Resort Rooms

Universal Orlando Portofino Rooms750 Rooms in all
45 suites (including kids suites)
Three room types: standard, premium and suites
All rooms are non-smoking
Standard rooms (garden or bay view) are approximately 460 square feet
Premium rooms (club level available) are approximately 490 square feet
DVD player, in-room movies, and cable television
Complimentary wi-fi internet access
CD clock radio
Three dual-line phones with voicemail and data port
In-room safe
Coffee maker and coffee
Refreshment pantry
Cotton bathrobes
Custom duvet covers with 100% white goose down duvet inserts
Iron / Ironing Boards
Newspaper delivery upon request (New York Times)
Character wake-up call
Cribs available on request
Rollaways available through Star Service hotline for a $25 per day fee. Limited quantity available.
Loews hotels are pet friendly. A $50 per day charge, with a maximum of $150 per stay fee will be charged per room. At Portofino Bay, non-smoking garden and non-smoking pool view only are available for guests with pets.

Laundry, dry cleaning, pressing, and shoe shine services available.

Star Service (concierge) available to help make your stay more comfortable.

Despicable Me Kid’s Suites at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Portofino Bay Despicable Me Kid's Suites
Kids Suites let mom and dad have a little privacy, and the kids have some fun! With a standard king bedroom for the adults plus a separate room for the kids, there’s plenty of space for the whole family. Portofino Bay Hotel converted all 18 of its Kid’s Suites to Despicable Me themed kids suites. The newly-renovated, film-inspired kids suites are available for reservations. These one-of-a-kind suites capture the excitement and playfulness of Gru’s house, complete with missile beds and Minions who rappel from the ceiling and surround guests with their unpredictable antics. The adults’ room features a king-sized bed in the hotel’s newly-renovated Italian luxury design. Learn more about the Despicable Me themed kids suites on TMFLT’s blog.

Portofino Bay Resort Dining

Mama Della’s Ristorante
Bice Ristorante
Trattoria del Porto
Sal’s Market Deli
Gelateria – Caffé Espresso
Spendido Pizzaria
Bar American
The Thirsty Fish
24 hour Room Service

Portofino Bay Hotel Recreation

Portofino Bay Recreation

Beach Pool – Family sandy beach pool with watersilde. Cabanas available.
Villa Pool – Cabanas available.
Hillside Pool – Quiet pool
Dive-In Movies
– Movies shown poolside on select nights
Harbor Piazza – Cobblestone streets lined with sidewalk cafes surrpound the Portofino Bay. There are even Italian sports cars and Vespas lining the harbor. At sunset, experience Musica della Notte with strolling musicians followed by a show.
Mandara Spa and Fitness Center – Call 407-503-1244 to book.
Golf Universal Orlando – Preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to Windermere Country Club and Grand Cypress Golf Club
Game Room – open 8a.m.-midnight daily
Bocce Ball Courts
Jogging and walking paths
Poolside Activities

Portofino Bay Hotel Shopping

Universal Store

LeMemories de Portofino

Alta Moda


Portofino Bay Hotel Transportation

Overnight parking available to guests. Self parking $18 plus tax per night. Valet parking $25 plus tax per night.

Complimentary transportation available from the resort to Universal Studios, CityWalk, and Islands of Adventure via water taxi. Hotels are also within walking distance of the parks.

Portofino Bay Hotel Childcare

Campo Portofino provides supervied children’s activities for children ages 4-14. Cost is $15 per hour, per child and $15 per meal. Hours of operation are 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. Open until midnight on Friday and Saturday. Children must be potty trained. Reservations at 407-503-1200.

Resort Rates


Loews Portofino Bay is a deluxe hotel.


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