Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is a spectacular bayside resort nestled right in the grounds of Universal Orlando. Home to exquisite architecture, reminiscent of its Italian namesake, and complete with cobbled streets and graceful Italian cypress trees, the hotel gives you an authentic taste of the Old Country, blended with golden Florida sunshine and plenty of Universal adventure. The resort also offers guests an impressive array of sumptuous guestrooms and suites, not to mention mouthwatering Italian dining, three swimming pools and facilities for meetings and special events.

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Room Types

There are 750 impeccably presented rooms and suites at Loews Portofino Bay Resort, each one decorated to evoke the sophistication and glamour of the Italian Riviera. With their soothing teal and white colour palette and rich accents of velvet and marble, they are sure to make you feel comfortably cradled in the lap of luxury.
  • Garden View King Room

    Measuring a spacious 450sqft in size and overlooking the hotel’s well-manicured grounds, these charming guestrooms provide you with all the comforts of home, including a plush king sized bed, premium Italian furnishings, and a selection of cutting-edge technology.
  • Garden View 2 Queen Room

    Each of these 450sqft guestrooms is blessed with 2 luxurious queen size beds and enchanting garden views. They also come with an array of must-have luxury amenities and state-of-the-art technology to enhance the comfort of your stay.
  • Bay View King Room

    Facing out over Portofino Bay and the resort’s picturesque piazza, these king rooms will artfully recreate the feeling of being on the Riviera. With their soothing colour palette and high-quality furnishings they also offer a restful haven in between the thrills and excitement of exploring Universal Orlando.
  • Bay View 2 Queen Room

    Providing guests with magical views over the piazza and the Bay, these rooms are a blissful home-from-home which come complete with two luxurious queen size beds and deluxe furnishings and amenities.
  • Deluxe King Room

    Each of these spacious 490sqft guestrooms overlooks either the Villa Pool or the aqueduct-inspired Beach Pool and boasts a plush king size bed, and a sleek modern bathroom with shower and bathtub.
  • Deluxe 2 Queen Room

    An abundance of space and comfort is provided by these Deluxe Rooms, which each come with two queen size beds, premium furnishings and a stylishly appointed bathroom.
  • Club 2 Queen Room

    Not only do these 490sqft rooms come with 2 plush queen size beds and a spacious, elegant bathroom, they also afford you an array of luxurious Portofino Club Lounge benefits. These include a complimentary continental breakfast, personal concierge services, evening beer and wine and so much more.
  • Portofino Parlour Suite with connecting King Garden View Room

    Situated in the hotel’s West Wing, these accommodations offer charming views of the lush, landscaped gardens. Perfect for families, they consist of the king size bedroom with full bathroom, and a roomy living area with sleeper sofa for two, a desk and second bathroom with stand-up shower.
  • Portofino Parlour Suite with connecting 2 Queen Garden View Room

    This 450sqft suite provides guests with a tastefully furnished living area with sleeper sofa, desk, flat screen TV and a bathroom with stand-up shower. The connecting bedroom offers two queen size beds and a full bathroom.
  • Portofino Parlour Suite with connecting King Bay View Room

    Composed of an elegant Bay View room with full bathroom and plush king-sized bed, as well as a spacious suite with a charming living area, sleeper sofa, desk and bathroom, this form of accommodation promises space, autonomy and relaxation.
  • Portofino Parlour Suite with connecting 2 Queen Bay View Room

    Overlooking the piazza and the bay, this comfortable abode consists of a guestroom with 2 plush queen size beds and a full bathroom, as well as a suite that features a thoughtfully designed living area and a second bathroom.
  • Hospitality Parlour Suite with connecting King Garden View

    Measuring a capacious 920sqft in size, this accommodation features a separate bedroom with plush king size bed and a full bathroom, not to mention the suite itself, which offers spacious living and dining areas. These include a kitchenette, dining area, generous living room with Murphy bed, and an additional bathroom.
  • Hospitality Parlour Suite with 2 Queen Garden View

    Facing out over the hotel’s formal garden area, this thoughtfully appointed haven features two bathrooms, a lavish bedroom with 2 queen size beds, a kitchenette, dining area and generously proportioned lounge.
  • Villa Parlour Suite with connecting Deluxe King

    Affording you enchanting views of the harbour, this majestic 1110sqft suite provides exquisite accommodation for up to 5 guests. Consisting of a deluxe bedroom with king size bed and expansive bathroom, it also features a 620sqft living area, an additional bathroom, dining area and kitchenette.
  • Villa Parlour Suite with connecting Deluxe 2 Queen

    As well as a charming deluxe guestroom with 2 plush queen size beds, this accommodation option also boasts a generous 620sqft living area, a kitchenette, dining space and two bathrooms.
  • Portofino Parlour Suite with connecting King Garden View Room and 2 Queen Garden View Room

    Acres of space as well as an abundance of comfort and luxury are guaranteed by this expansive suite, with its two separate bedrooms and three gleaming contemporary bathrooms. The suite is also home to a cosy living area that features a desk, sleeper sofa, and flat screen TV.
  • Portofino Parlour Suite with connecting Bay View King & Bay View 2 Queen

    Overlooking Portofino Bay and the Piazza, this mesmerising two-bedroom suite provides plenty of living and sleeping space, with its two bedrooms (one king, one with 2 queen beds), 2 full-size bathrooms and an additional smaller bathroom. The abode’s well-appointed lounge area includes a sleeper sofa, an armchair and a flat screen TV.
  • Hospitality Parlour Suite with connecting King Garden View and 2 Queen Garden View

    Measuring an expansive 1820sqft in size, this is a remarkable 2-bedroom suite that promises picturesque views of the Villa Piazza. There are plenty of sleeping options, thanks to its one king size bedroom and one bedroom with 2 queen size beds, not to mention the capacious lounge with its own Murphy bed. There is also a kitchenette and two full bathrooms.
  • Villa Parlor Suite with connecting Deluxe King and Deluxe 2 Queen Room

    Spanning a generous 1600sqft, this accommodation choice features one bedroom with plush king size bed and one bedroom with 2 luxurious queen size beds. There is also a well-appointed 620sqft living space with sleeper sofa, three bathrooms, a dining area and a kitchenette.
  • Despicable Me Kids’ Suites

    Perfect for families, these Minions-themed suites allow parents to enjoy some peace and privacy in their own king size bedroom, while offering children plenty of Despicable fun in their own Kids’ Room with its custom décor, twin or bunk beds, table-and-chair set and TV. These 650-675sqft rooms are connecting, with sole entry via the adults’ guestroom.


Loews Portofino Bay is home to the luxurious Mandara Spa, with its 16 treatment rooms, relaxation lounges, hydrotherapy pool and separate sauna and steam rooms. A variety of tempting spa and beauty treatments are on offer, tailored to the requirements of both men and women; these include the Mandara Balinese Body Polish, a Fire and Ice Pedicure, a Mandara Bamboo Massage and an Elemis Skin IQ for Men Facial.

You can also take advantage of the well-appointed full-service fitness centre if you’re keen to maintain your fitness levels, while ladies who want to enjoy some extra pampering or a new makeover can book an appointment at the hair and nail salon.

The hotel also offers plenty of other delightful ways to unwind. These include taking refreshing dips in the three swimming pools, including the adults-only Hillside Pool and the breath-taking Beach Pool, with its aqueduct-themed waterslide, hot tubs, sandy beach and cabanas. Various fun-filled poolside activities are available to keep you entertained for hours, such as pool basketball, hula hoop contests and arts and crafts.

An upscale selection of on-site shopping is on offer at Loews Portofino Bay, giving you plenty of chances to stock up on gifts and souvenirs, and if you are keen to experience some music and culture during your stay don’t miss the Musica della Notte every evening in the Harbour Piazza.


There is an excellent selection of wining and dining venues to be discovered at Loews Portofino Bay, so whether you are in the mood for Starbucks, cocktails, succulent grilled fare or hearty Italian cuisine you are guaranteed to find the right option for you.
  • Bice Ristorante

    This understated but undeniably elegant eatery is open daily for dinner and prides itself on providing impeccable service, picturesque views and delectable cuisine in the Italian tradition. Two private dining rooms are available for private gatherings.
  • Mama Della’s Ristorante

    For authentic Italian dishes hailing from Tuscany, Piemonte and Naples, this casual and comfortable restaurant is the perfect place to come for a relaxed dinner packed with enticing flavours. Gluten-free, vegetarian and kiddies’ options are available.
  • Trattoria del Porto

    This family-friendly venue serves up mouthwatering breakfasts and dinners that can be enjoyed in the delightful interior or outdoors overlooking the piazza and the bay. The restaurant offers character dining on Fridays, with special appearances by theme park characters, and there is also a children’s play area.
  • Sal’s Market Deli

    Open daily from 11am to 11pm, this charming deli is ideal for stocking up on a bevy of Italian delicacies, ranging from antipasto, Italian meats, salads and cheeses, to fresh fruit, snacks and freshly made pizzas.


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