Portofino Bay Hotel Orlando’s first hotel on Universal Orlando Property
Portofino Bay Resort is a luxury Florida hotel modeled after the seaside village of Portofino, Italy and has a picturesque harbor with cobblestone streets, outdoor cafes, and shopping venues. Furthermore, Portofino Bay Hotel was built in 1999 along with Universal’s Islands of Adventure and CityWalk to turn the single theme park into a multi-day, resort destination is Orlando’s flagship resort and the first hotel on Universal property.
Sister resorts are the Hard Rock Hotel, Royal Pacific Resort, Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Sapphire Falls Resort, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel.
Special Perks for Hotel Guests
Guests who stay at Portofino Bay Resort receive Early Park Admission to Universal Studios Island of Adventure or Volcano Bay, and many other privileges.
Free Universal Express Unlimited.
Complimentary water taxi and shuttlebus transportation.
Resort-wide charging privileges.
Free merchandise delivery.
Priority seating at restaurants.
Free Access to CityWalk venues.
Preferred tee times through Golf Universal Orlando.
Complimentary wake-up calls from Universal characters
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers three full service restaurants, two quick service restaurants, a bakery, and two lounges.
Bice Ristorante (reservation recommended)
Sal’s Market Deli (casual dining)
Splendido Bar And Grill (next to the Beach Pool)
Bar American (lobby lounge)
Trattoria Del Porto (casual italian restaurant)
The Thirsty Fish (casual bar located dockside)
Starbucks (coffee shop)
Mama Della’s Ristorante (casual italian restaurant)