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 Hotel Theme


This luxurious resort captures the charm of the seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Guests of Loews Portofino Bay Hotel 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.

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

On-Site Benefits

Guests at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel 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 privileges.
  • Have your purchases sent straight to your hotel room from select stores at Universal’s theme parks and CityWalk.

Portofino Bay Resort Rooms


750 Rooms in all
45 suites (including kids suites)
Three room types: standard, premium and suites
All rooms are non-smoking
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.

Standard Rooms Offer 450 square feet of space with two queen beds to sleep up to five guests. Amenities include a separate bath and vanity area as well as a choice of view.



Portofino Suites Offer 450 square feet which adjoins to a 450 square foot bedroom, a second adjoining bedroom can also be reserved to create a two bedroom suite. A 1 bedroom suite sleeps up to 5 guests with a king bed or 7 with two queen beds. a 2 bedroom suite can sleep up to 10 with two queen beds in each bedroom.


Villas Suites Offer 620 square foot parlor features an adjoining 490 square foot deluxe bedroom. A second adjoining room can also be reserved for a two-bedroom suite. A 1 bedroom suite sleeps up to 5 guests with a king bed or 7 with two queen beds. a 2 bedroom suite can sleep up to 10 with two queen beds in each bedroom.

Despicable Me Kid’s Suites at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel


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. Loews 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 Hotel Dining


Mama Della’s Ristorante
Bice Ristorante
Trattoria del Porto
Sal’s Market Deli 
Spendido Bar & Grille
Bar American Lounge
The Thirsty Fish Bar
Splendido Bar & Grille
24 hour Room Service

Portofino Bay Hotel Recreation


Beach Pool – Family sandy beach pool with waterslide. 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 surround 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 Studios Store

LeMemories de Portofino

Alta Moda


Family Art Photography & Printing

Portofino Bay Hotel Transportation


Overnight parking available to guests. Self parking $24 plus tax per night. Valet parking $33plus tax per night.

Day guest parking available. Self parking $26perday plus tax. Valet parking $38per day plus tax.

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 supervised children’s activities for children ages 4-14. Cost is $15 per hour, per child. 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.

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is a deluxe hotel.


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