Hotel was clean, spacious and the design gave it a nice European feeling (all a little fake but good fun!). Staff were friendly and helpful. The hotel is pricey but you are paying for the location and the associated benefits with the park access.Mark from Cardiff, checked in Tue 25 Jul 2023
About Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando
Celebrate la dolce vita — the sweet life. Enjoy the beauty, charm and romance of an escape inspired by the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Delights of every kind and every flavour invite you to explore the wide-open piazza along the waterfront. Colourful, classic Italian, sun-splashed architecture reveals three enticing pools and every level of relaxation.
Exclusive Theme Park Benefits
SKIP THE REGULAR LINES with Free^ Universal Express Unlimited ride access in Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure (valid theme park admission required. Not valid at Universal's Volcano Bay).
EARLY PARK ADMISSION* to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay up to one hour before the park opens (valid theme park admission required; select attractions).
COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION to all three theme parks and Universal CityWalk.
Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key.
Complimentary merchandise delivery to your hotel from shops across Universal.
Who is it Great for?
This hotel is great for couples looking for great food, great amenities and a great location close to everything Universal Orlando Resort has to offer. With 3 pools there is one for everyone and groups of friends, families, couples and solo travellers will all find this resort caters to them.
Food and Drink
- Mama Della’s RistoranteSM – Enjoy traditional Italian specialties while strolling musicians serenade you tableside
- Bice Ristorante – An exquisite culinary voyage right to the heart of Italy
- Trattoria del Porto™ – Offering breakfast and dinner served in a friendly, casual atmosphere
- Sal’s Market Deli™ – Enjoy a sensational assortment of Italian meats, cheeses, antipasto, fresh fruit, salads and brick oven pizzas
- The Thirsty Fish™ – A friendly harborside Italian wine bar (Must be 21 or older with valid photo ID to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages.)
- Splendido Bar & Grill™ – Casual poolside eatery serving burgers and light specialties
- Starbucks® – Features the exquisite Starbucks Reserve® coffees
Perfectly appointed rooms and suites welcome you home each day, offering the epitome of European elegance with custom designed furnishings and marble accents
- 3 themed swimming pools – Hotel guests will find three beautifully themed pools to choose from: the Beach Pool complete with Roman aqueduct themed water slide; the serene Villa Pool with private cabana rentals available; and the secluded Hillside Pool
- Mandara Spa® – full-service spa offering massages, facials and more (fees apply)
- Complimentary Fitness Centre
- Musica della Notte – Live sunset serenade on the piazza featuring Italian Opera (weather permitting)
Terms and Conditions
WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s23)
*Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins up to 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. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.
^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.
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