Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

by Casey Morris on April 15, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW

Resort Category: Premier

Resort Size: 750 guest rooms

Bed Options: Varying options from 1 King bed all the way up to 2,725 sq ft suites.

Transportation Options: Walking path & ferry to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay

Dining Options: Three Table Service Restaurant, two quick service restaurants, three bars, Gelateria and Starbucks!

Pools: Three pools

Overall Vibe: Relax in surroundings inspired by the beauty, romance and charm of the picturesque seaside village of Portofino, Italy.

GET TO THE FUN FASTER WITH FREE UNIVERSAL EXPRESS UNLIMITED WHEN STAYING AT THIS RESORT!

LOCATION ON PROPERTY

DETAILED REVIEW

CHECK IN

Although you can check in as early as you would like, your room is not guaranteed to be ready until 4:00 pm. You can leave your luggage at Bell Services and head on into the parks to play if you would like!

DINING

Mama Della's Ristorante

The menu features authentic dishes from Tuscany, Naples, and Piemonte, plus family dining house specialties like Insalata Mama Della and the best lasagna this side of Sicily. 

Bice Ristorante

Northern Italian cuisine and superb service in an elegant atmosphere. Fresh pasta is rolled daily, plus seafood fettuccini to veal scaloppini and beyond.

Trattoria del Porto

Start your morning right with a breakfast buffet of hot dishes, baked goods, fruit, coffee and custom omelets. Dinner brings soups, salads, small plates, steak, fish, pasta, and more.

Sal's Market Deli

Stop in for lunch or dinner and choose from a comforting selection of Italian staples like handmade pizzas, sandwiches, salads, meats, cheeses, and fresh fruit.

Bar American

This stylish lobby lounge serves up American spirits, European cocktails, and Italian grappas, along with enticing hors d’oeuvres and appetizers.

The Thirsty Fish

You’ll find champagne, beer, wine and cocktail menus as well as assaggini (small plates) of shrimp, hummus, meats and cheeses. Thurs – Sat offers live music!

Splendido Bar & Grill

Enjoy a menu of pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more with poolside delivery service or standard table service.

Gelateria

Enjoy decadent milkshakes, flavorful smoothies, tempting biscotti, and specialty coffee and espresso from this classic shop. 

Starbucks

A menu of pastries, sandwiches, teas, smoothies, and more gives guests enough choices to make each visit especially satisfying. Stop by for a morning boost or afternoon pick-me-up.

POOLS

There are a total of 3 pools on property: The Beach Pool, The Villa Pool, and The Hillside Pool

The Beach Pool offers a sandy surrounding and zero entry!

RECREATION

Take some downtime to enjoy the game room.

Indulge in pampering skin care, wraps, body treatments, hair and nail care, massages, a complimentary fitness center, and exclusive steam and sauna facilities.

Each evening at sunset (weather permitting), the Harbor Piazza comes alive with a choral celebration inspired by the romance and charm of Italy.

At Universal Orlando’s Resort Kids Camps^, kids can kick back with supervised fun and entertainment while the adults enjoy time to themselves. Availability based on demand, cost varies.

ROOMS

There are 12 rooms types at Portofino Bay, plus several different views to choose from as well.

Let’s start off by looking at a resort map:

Standard Room

A 450 sq ft guest room with either 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds. Choose between a Garden or Bay view.

Deluxe Room

A 490 sq ft guest room with either 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds. Opt to have this room with or without Club Level Lounge acces.

Despicable Me Kid's Suite

Kids can enjoy their own space while parents enjoy their own as well!

1-Bedroom Portofino Suite

A 900 sq ft suite with either a Garden or Bay view. Also available with 1 King vs 2 Queens.

2-Bedroom Portofino Suite

Two separate 450 sq ft living spaces with a Bay or Garden view.

1-Bedroom Villa Suite

A 1,110 sq ft suite with access to the Club Level Lounge.

2-Bedroom Villa Suite

A 1,600 sq ft suite with access to the Club Level Lounge.

1-Bedroom Hospitality Suite

A 1,370 sq ft suite with access to the Club Level Lounge.

2-Bedroom Hospitality Suite

A 1,820 sq ft suite with access to the Club Level Lounge.

Governatore Suite

A 2,265 sq ft suite with access to the Club Level Lounge.

Presidente Suite

A 12,725 sq ft suite with access to the Club Level Lounge.

Lastly, here is a great overview of the entire resort:

If you have any further questions about this resort, please contact your PPDD Travel Planner.

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