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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

 
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Location

  • 28.9 km from Orlando airport
  • Universal Studios Florida
  • 1.1 km from Wizarding World of Harry Potter
  • 1.4 km from Universal Studios
  • 10.4 km from Isleworth Golf & Country Club
  • 19.7 km from Grand Cypress Golf
  • 22.3 km from Disney's Hollywood Studios

Address

5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, 32819

Hotel description

Relax in beautiful, timeless surroundings inspired by the picturesque seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Wonderfully appointed rooms and suites are the perfect family escape. Delights of every flavor invite you to explore the piazza along the waterfront. Colorful sun-splashed architecture reveals breathtaking vistas, three enticing pools and every level of relaxation. And there’s another treat—guests also enjoy exclusive Universal Orlando hotel benefits like FREE† Universal Express Unlimited ride access for most popular attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure (valid theme park admission required) and complimentary water taxis and shuttles so it’s always a quick hop between your hotel and the parks.

Meal and beverage plans

European Plan (No Meals)

  • Meals and beverages not included

Additional inclusions

  • WiFi throughout the property
  • Use of pool chairs and towels
  • Complimentary water taxis, shuttle buses and walking paths to theme parks and water parks
  • Priority seating at select restaurants throughout both theme parks and CityWalk®
  • Complimentary use of Fitness facility at Mandara Spa

Upgrade your stay

Upgrade to Club Level

Club Level Access includes:

  • Access to 3,500 square foot lounge located off the main lobby
  • Personal concierge services to help with all your vacation needs
  • Complimentary coffee, assorted teas, and soft drinks
  • Continental breakfast served daily 7:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Afternoon Break (12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
  • Hot & cold hors d'oeuvres and complimentary beer and wine (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm) Something Sweet each night (8:00 pm - 9:00 pm) Lounge open daily 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Number of rooms: 750
Number of restaurants: 6
Number of bars: 2

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Important Notes

Important information on purchasing Disney Park Passes and Tickets - Effective until January 8, 2024

Park attendance will be managed through a new park reservation system. To enter a park on a particular day, both a park reservation for that day AND a valid ticket for park admission on that day are required.

Before booking a ticket: It will be solely the responsibility of the consumer to check park availability by visiting the Disney Park Pass Availability page before making a booking.

All guests will be required to log into My Disney Experience immediately once you have your confirmation number.

Guests MUST access My Disney Experience using their existing profile or by creating a new profile, and, using the Ticket or confirmation number, link the Ticket to the profile and then make park reservations in the Disney Park Pass System section.

Reminder: All Park Admission Tickets are NON REFUNDABLE at time of purchase. Booking a Disney Park ticket does not guarantee a spot in the park that day until the guests make the reservation in the Disney Park Pass System on the My Disney Experience website or app.

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check-in and must occupy room during the length of stay at the Hotel  – A two (2) night minimum stay is required with each reservation

Please be advised that Loews Portofino Bay Hotel will be making repairs to the façade of the hotel and new windows and doors will be installed from July 28, 2023 – December 31,2024 to maintain the immersive experience of their Italian village.  All work will be done during business hours 9:00am – 6:00pm. These repairs are being done one section at a time and may be visible to our guests. Most common areas of the hotel and food and beverage outlets will remain available for guest use. There may be modifications required in certain areas as work is being completed. Guests can expect noise from time to time.

Don't forget to add your Universal theme park tickets to your booking!

  • Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ , one hour before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission required)
  • Priority seating at select restaurants throughout both theme parks and CityWalk®
  • FREE^ Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access guests of select Universal hotels can SKIP THE REGULAR LINES at participating rides and attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. That's a value of up to $164+ per person, per day. (Valid theme park admission required. Not valid at Universal's Volcano Bay.)

*Requires theme park admission. Valid only at participating rides and attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 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.**Based on average price of a 2-Park Universal Express Unlimited™ pass ranging between $84.99 and $189.99.

Canada Residents Save 20% on 5-day or longer Walt Disney World Theme Park Tickets!

  • Valid for bookings made between November 14, 2023 through March 15, 2024
  • Valid for travel from January 11, 2024 through September 28, 2024

Terms and Conditions

  • Call certificates or exchange certificates must be exchanged for the applicable ticket at any Walt Disney World Theme Park ticket window or a Disney Springs Guest Relations window
  • Each adult guest will be required to show proof of Canadian residency as specified below at the time of exchange. Any of the following shall constitute proof of Canadian residency: (i) a valid Canadian passport, (ii) a valid Canadian driver’s license, or (iii) a valid Canadian Provincial identification card.  If the guest does not have one of the IDs indicated above, then for each ticket purchased for an adult the guest must provide one of the following dated within the last 2 months evidencing a Canadian residential address (not a PO Box), together with a corresponding picture ID (passport, driver’s license, any other government –issued identification card) : monthly mortgage statement; Provincial Vehicle Registration or Title; homeowner’s insurance policy or bill; automobile insurance policy or bill; utility bill; mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statement; or mail from a Federal, Provincial, or City government agency.  A print of an electronic bill of the type described above is acceptable.  Photocopies and fax copies of bills are not acceptable.
  • The persons who will use the Special Offer Canada Resident Tickets must be present at the time of ticket pick up
  • Discounted Canada Resident Offer tickets are valid for 5+ Day Walt Disney World Base, Park Hopper, Water Park and Sports Option or Park Hopper Plus Tickets
  • Date-based tickets expire depending on the length of ticket purchased
  • To be eligible to receive this offer, please book the Canada Resident Ticket Type
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Gardenview room 2 Queen beds

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Room view: Garden view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 2 queen-size beds
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 5
Occupancy detail: 5 adults, 4 adults and 1 child, 3 adults and 2 children, 2 adults and 3 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Gardenview room 1 King Bed

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Room view: Garden view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 3
Occupancy detail: 3 adults, 2 adults and 1 child
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Bay View 2 Queen Beds

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Room view: Bay view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 2 queen-size beds
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 5
Occupancy detail: 5 adults, 4 adults and 1 child, 3 adults and 2 children, 2 adults and 3 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Bay View 1 King Bed

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Room view: Bay view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 3
Occupancy detail: 3 adults, 2 adults and 1 child
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Deluxe 2 Queen Beds

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 2 queen-size beds
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 5
Occupancy detail: 5 adults, 4 adults and 1 child, 3 adults and 2 children, 2 adults and 3 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Deluxe 1 King Bed

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 3
Occupancy detail: 3 adults, 2 adults and 1 child
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Club Level 2 Queen Beds

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 2 queen-size beds
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 5
Occupancy detail: 5 adults, 4 adults and 1 child, 3 adults and 2 children, 2 adults and 3 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Despicable Me Kids Suite

Meal plan: European Plan (No Meals)
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed and 2 twin beds
Other areas: Work area with desk.
Maximum occupancy: 5
Occupancy detail: 5 adults, 4 adults and 1 child, 3 adults and 2 children, 2 adults and 3 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Room amenities:
Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Alarm clock radio, In-room safe, Iron, Mini-fridge, Keurig® Coffee Maker.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with shower or tub, Hairdryer.
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Restaurants & Bars

Restaurants

6 restaurants
  • Mama Della's Ristorante - À la carte - Italian
  • Bice Ristorante - À la carte - Italian
  • Trattoria del Porto - À la carte - Italian
  • Sal's Market Deli - Snack bar - Italian
  • Splendido Bar & Grill - Snack bar - International
  • Gelateria - Snack bar - Ice cream
  • Starbucks - Snack bar - Cafe

Bars

2 bars
  • Pool Bar

Activities

Pools

3 pools
  • Outdoor pool

Motorized and non-motorized water sports

  • Watersports
  • Poolside activities

Land activities

  • Arts and crafts
  • Bocce
  • Games room
  • Table tennis
  • Arcade

Entertainment

  • Art gallery
  • Live music
  • Movie night
  • Arcade

Golf

Grand Cypress Golf and Isleworth Golf & Country Club nearby (18-holes) ($) - Golfers can enjoy special rates, arrange tee times, and receive complimentary transportation

Health and Relaxation

  • Fitness centre
  • Spa ($)
  • Stretching lessons
  • Sauna

Other facilities & services

  • Dry cleaning
  • Valet parking
  • Boutique
  • On-site shopping
  • Business centre
  • Laundry service
  • Parking
  • Wake-up calls
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Disney Park Passes and Tickets

Important information on purchasing Disney Park Passes and Tickets - Effective until January 8, 2024

Park attendance will be managed through a new park reservation system. To enter a park on a particular day, both a park reservation for that day AND a valid ticket for park admission on that day are required.

Before booking a ticket: It will be solely the responsibility of the consumer to check park availability by visiting the Disney Park Pass Availability page before making a booking.

All guests will be required to log into My Disney Experience immediately once you have your confirmation number.

Guests MUST access My Disney Experience using their existing profile or by creating a new profile, and, using the Ticket or confirmation number, link the Ticket to the profile and then make park reservations in the Disney Park Pass System section.

Reminder: All Park Admission Tickets are NON REFUNDABLE at time of purchase. Booking a Disney Park ticket does not guarantee a spot in the park that day until the guests make the reservation in the Disney Park Pass System on the My Disney Experience website or app.

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Minimum Check-in Age / Length of Stay

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check-in and must occupy room during the length of stay at the Hotel  – A two (2) night minimum stay is required with each reservation

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Renovations Update

Please be advised that Loews Portofino Bay Hotel will be making repairs to the façade of the hotel and new windows and doors will be installed from July 28, 2023 – December 31,2024 to maintain the immersive experience of their Italian village.  All work will be done during business hours 9:00am – 6:00pm. These repairs are being done one section at a time and may be visible to our guests. Most common areas of the hotel and food and beverage outlets will remain available for guest use. There may be modifications required in certain areas as work is being completed. Guests can expect noise from time to time.

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Don't forget to add your Universal theme park tickets to your booking!

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Additional Inclusions

  • Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ , one hour before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission required)
  • Priority seating at select restaurants throughout both theme parks and CityWalk®
  • FREE^ Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access guests of select Universal hotels can SKIP THE REGULAR LINES at participating rides and attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. That's a value of up to $164+ per person, per day. (Valid theme park admission required. Not valid at Universal's Volcano Bay.)

*Requires theme park admission. Valid only at participating rides and attractions in Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Excludes separately ticketed events. Park-to-Park admission required to board the Hogwarts™ Express. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 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.**Based on average price of a 2-Park Universal Express Unlimited™ pass ranging between $84.99 and $189.99.

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Canada Resident Ticket Offer

Canada Residents Save 20% on 5-day or longer Walt Disney World Theme Park Tickets!

  • Valid for bookings made between November 14, 2023 through March 15, 2024
  • Valid for travel from January 11, 2024 through September 28, 2024

Terms and Conditions

  • Call certificates or exchange certificates must be exchanged for the applicable ticket at any Walt Disney World Theme Park ticket window or a Disney Springs Guest Relations window
  • Each adult guest will be required to show proof of Canadian residency as specified below at the time of exchange. Any of the following shall constitute proof of Canadian residency: (i) a valid Canadian passport, (ii) a valid Canadian driver’s license, or (iii) a valid Canadian Provincial identification card.  If the guest does not have one of the IDs indicated above, then for each ticket purchased for an adult the guest must provide one of the following dated within the last 2 months evidencing a Canadian residential address (not a PO Box), together with a corresponding picture ID (passport, driver’s license, any other government –issued identification card) : monthly mortgage statement; Provincial Vehicle Registration or Title; homeowner’s insurance policy or bill; automobile insurance policy or bill; utility bill; mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statement; or mail from a Federal, Provincial, or City government agency.  A print of an electronic bill of the type described above is acceptable.  Photocopies and fax copies of bills are not acceptable.
  • The persons who will use the Special Offer Canada Resident Tickets must be present at the time of ticket pick up
  • Discounted Canada Resident Offer tickets are valid for 5+ Day Walt Disney World Base, Park Hopper, Water Park and Sports Option or Park Hopper Plus Tickets
  • Date-based tickets expire depending on the length of ticket purchased
  • To be eligible to receive this offer, please book the Canada Resident Ticket Type
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Wedding & honeymoons

This resort offers wedding and/or honeymoon packages and the services of a wedding coordinator.  

 To secure your wedding date and arrange wedding details at your chosen hotel, please contact the hotel directly.  

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Family

Keep everyone happy at resorts offering dedicated kids' pools, supervised clubs, and more for the family. Discounts for kids may also be available. Please note that any discounts will be reflected in your final price at checkout.

Kids stay free

  • Applies to all children 17 years of age and under

Conditions

  • Maximum number of children by room category is 2.
  • Children must be sharing a room with 2 full paying adults.
  • Existing bedding must be used.

Our Loews Loves Kids program sets the standard for family travel, offering unique services designed to keep your children healthy and happy.  From lending libraries of games to the Kids Camp and kids menus in our restaurants, Loews has everything to make travel a pleasure for you and your family.

Resort Kids Camp
When Mom and Dad want to enjoy a night of fun or a quiet dinner alone, they can drop the kids off at our Resort Kids Camp.  Kids will enjoy arts & crafts, stories, computers, video games, movies, board games and other activities. Kids Camps are for children ages 4-14. Counselors are trained to supervise toilet-trained children ages 4-14 only. $15 per hour, per child / $15 per meal. Open from 5:00pm to 11:30pm, Sunday through Thursday and from 5:00 pm to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays (subject to change).  Please call 407-503-1200 for reservations and more information.

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Spa

Focus on mind, body and soul at this resort with spa facilities, fitness centre and various daily physical activities.

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