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Get an overview of this hotel4-star, family-friendly resort near Universal Studios Florida

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools
Business center

Location

This family-friendly Orlando resort is located near the bay, within 1 mi (2 km) of Universal CityWalk™, Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. Mall at Millenia and Orange County Convention Center are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Resort features

This resort features 4 restaurants, 3 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle and a free theme park shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a fitness centre and a poolside bar.

Room amenities

All 750 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. IPod docking stations, 24-hour room service and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel features a full-service spa, 3 the outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs along with a waterslide and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants, and guests can grab a coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a nearby snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access.

This 4-star property offers access to A business centre. Event facilities measuring 42000 square feet (3902 square metres) include conference centres. This family-friendly resort also offers a kid's pool, a fitness centre and spa services. On-site parking is available (surcharge).

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free theme park shuttle 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business centre 
  • Porter 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Swimming pool 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3902 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference centre 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 750 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sunloungers 
  • Sauna 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 42000 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Bice Ristorante – This fine-dining restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Mama Dellas Ristorante – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Trattoria del Porto – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Bar American – This bar only serves light fare.

The Thirsty Fish – This wine bar specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 the outdoor swimming pools and 2 hot tubs are on site. In addition to a kid's pool, other recreational amenities include a waterslide, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Mandara Spa has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s) and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13 
  • Reflexology 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per night.
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
24-hour check-in

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
  • Self-parking fee: USD24.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD33.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD50 per accommodation, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Orlando
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Orlando
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Up to 3 children aged 17 years old and younger stay for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This is an Expedia Rate property.


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