Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Celebrate la dolce vita – the sweet life – at Universal Orlando’s premier luxury hotel, which re-creates the charm and romance of the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy, right down to the cobblestone streets and outdoor cafes.

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On-site Hotel Benefits

  • COMPLIMENTARY Universal ExpressSM ride access* to skip the regular lines at most theme park rides and attractions
  • Complimentary resort-wide transportation via water taxi or shuttle bus
  • Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key card
  • Complimentary package delivery to your hotel room
  • Priority restaurant seating
  • Complimentary scheduled transportation to nearby Wet ‘n Wild® water park
  • SeaWorld®, Discovery Cove® and Aquatica™


  • 8 restaurants and lounges
  • Mama Della’s RistoranteSM – family-style dining, traditional Italian specialties and an extensive wine list
  • Bice Ristorante – Northern Italian cuisine and superb service in an elegant atmosphere
  • Trattoria del Porto® – breakfast, lunch and dinner served in a friendly, casual atmosphere
  • Sal’s Market Deli – Italian deli offering sandwiches, brick oven pizzas and more
  • The Thirsty Fish® – harborside Italian wine bar serving savory cicchetti (small plates of food)
  • Bar American – specialty martinis, cocktails and cognacs
  • Gelateria / Caffé Espresso – homemade gelato, specialty coffee, espresso and more
  • Splendido Pizzeria – poolside pizza and light specialties
  • 24-hour room service also available


  • On-site at Universal Orlando Resort
  • 15 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  • 12 miles from downtown Orlando

Recreational Facilities

  • Nightly Musica della Notte show with live Italian music on the Harbor Piazza
  • 3 themed swimming pools:
    • Beach Pool complete with Roman aqueduct themed water slide
    • Serene Villa Pool with private cabana rentals
    • Secluded Hillside Pool
  • Italian Bocce ball courts, jogging paths, game room arcade
  • Fitness center with cardio theater, free weights, exercise machines, lockers, steam and sauna rooms
  • Mandara Spa® – 12,300 sq. ft. full-service spa offering massage, skin care, body treatments, hair and nail care, and more; group discounts available
  • Golf Universal Orlando – enjoy special rates, preferred tee times and complimentary transportation to select area golf courses
  • Art gallery and upscale gift and retail shops
  • Upscale shopping at the Mall at Millenia minutes away

Guest Services

  • Full-service business center
  • Full-service concierge desk with an array of services including attraction ticket sales
  • Campo Portofino® supervised evening kid’s camp
  • Self-parking and valet parking available (daily fee applies)
  • Car rental available on-site
  • 42,000 sq. ft. of meeting and function space including 15,040 sq. ft. Tuscan
  • Ballroom and exquisite outdoor function areas
  • Loews Loves Pets – Pets are permitted with per stay fee of $25; restrictions apply

Guest Room Amenities

  • 750 guest rooms including 45 suites
  • 32” flat panel television and iHome clock radio
  • 3 telephones with dual voice lines, data port & voicemail
  • On Demand® in-room movies, video check-out and remote control television with cable channels
  • Keurig coffee maker
  • Refreshment pantry
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Cotton signature bathrobes
  • Wireless high speed internet access (nominal fee)
  • Club Level rooms and suites feature upgraded amenities including access to the Portofino Club Lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast, evening hor d’oeuvres and beer and wine, complimentary admission to Mandara Spa® fitness center and more