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Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Star Rating: 5.0
  • Florida Center
  • Located 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport - 5601 Universal Blvd.,
  • Orlando, FL, 32819 US
  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
  • Florida Center
  • Located 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport - 5601 Universal Blvd.
  • Orlando, FL, 32819 US


Enjoy the beauty, charm and romance of a luxurious escape inspired by the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Here, perfectly appointed rooms and suites welcome you home each day. Tasty outdoor cafes and a serene harbor invite you to explore the colorful piazza. A short stroll from the harbor, three amazing pools offer every level of relaxation. An opulent spa promises blissful renewal. Every day and night, stylish lounges let you unwind and incredible restaurants treat you with deliciously delightful culinary tours of Italy. This is truly la dolce vita—the sweet life.

Save $20 per person when you buy your tickets in advance through JetBlue Vacations! *Savings are calculated by comparing online price to front gate price. Actual savings: $20 per adult and child ticket. Price is pretax.

Exclusive Theme Park Benefits:

FREE† Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access to skip the regular lines at most popular attractions in Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ all day, including all your favorites in both lands of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. That’s a value of $129.99 per person, per day** (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™ one hour before the theme parks open. (Valid theme park admission required.)

Complimentary transportation from your hotel to Universal Orlando’s three theme parks and Universal CityWalk™.

Other exciting benefits:
  • Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key card
  • Complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your hotel
  • Complimentary access^ to select live entertainment venues at Universal’s CityWalk™.
  • Priority seating at select Universal Orlando™ restaurants
  • Visits with select characters at your hotel and special wake-up calls to your room
  • Golf Universal program makes it easy to play a nearby course.+

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Legal:
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

Early Park Admission Legal:
*Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regularly scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida™ or Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ as determined by Universal Orlando and Universal’s Volcano Bay™. Valid at select attractions at each park. Additional restrictions may apply.

Universal Express Unlimited™ Legal:
†Based on average price of a 2-Park Universal Express Unlimited™ pass ranging between $99.99 and $169.99. **Requires theme park admission. Valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Pteranodon Flyers™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Excludes separately ticketed events. Benefit not valid for guests staying at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort, and Universal’s Aventura Hotel (Opening 2018) or for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid 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.

Universal CityWalk™ Complimentary Access Legal:
*Valid for registered on-site hotel guests for the length of stay. Not valid for separately ticketed concerts and special events. Some venues require ages 21 or older and a cover charge for admission. Valid Photo ID required. Does not include admission to AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX®, the Blue Man Group show or Hollywood Drive-in Golf™. Subject to availability. Restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice.

Golf Universal Program Legal:
+Complimentary transportation for groups of four (4) or more available on a limited basis. Transportation for one (1) – three (3) players requires a surcharge. Program and transportation are subject to change without notice and not valid with any other promotions or discounts.


  • 5 Restaurants, 2 Bars, 2 Cafés
  • Mama Della’s RistoranteSM – Enjoy traditional Italian specialties while strolling musicians serenadeyou tableside
  • Bice Ristorante – An exquisite culinary voyage right to the heart of Italy
  • Trattoria del Porto™ – The festivals celebrated in the Italian countryside create the background fordiverse regional cuisine, delicious antipasti and tempting desserts
  • 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
  • Bar American – Serving specialty drinks and Italy’s treasured Grappas
  • Splendido Bar & Grill – Casual poolside eatery serving burgers and light specialties
  • Starbucks® – Features the exquisite Starbucks Reserve® coffees
  • Guests can take advantage of the hotel dining shuttle which provides free transportation to and fromUniversal Orlando on-site hotel restaurants.


Activities & Recreation:
  • Three themed swimming pools: Beach Pool with a Roman aqueduct-styled waterslide, adjacent children’s pool, activities andweekly dive-in movies (weather permitting), Villa Pool offering exclusivity and upgraded amenities including private cabanas, Hillside Pool offering more privacy and seclusion in the east wing of the hotel
  • Complimentary fitness center
  • Mandara Spa® offers massages, facials and more (fees apply)
  • Nightly Musica della Notte - A musical celebration capturing the romance and charm of Italy(weather permitting)
  • Game room
  • Bocce ball courts
  • 4 Gift and retail shops
  • Jogging & walking paths
  • Golf Universal Orlando™
  • Harbor Nights - Celebrate la dolce vita - the sweet life - at our wine, food and live music event designed tocapture the romantic ambiance of the Mediterranean under the twinkling lights of the Harbor Piazza at LoewsPortofino Bay Hotel. For reservations and more information, call the concierge at 407-503-1200.
Nearby Points of Interest:

The recreational activities and points of interest below are available either on-site or nearby.

  • Universal Studios Florida™
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure™
  • Universal’s Volcano Bay™
  • Universal CityWalk™
  • Mandara® Spa at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
  • Galaxy Bowl™ 10-Lane Bowling Alley at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort
  • Golf Universal Orlando™
  • International Drive Attractions
  • Orange County Convention Center
Fees may apply.

Additional Information

  • Located 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport
  • Hotel check-in 4 p.m.,
  • Hotel check out 11 a.m.
  • Minimum check in age 21
  • Pets are allowed at an additional fee per night.
  • A self parking will be charged per night for overnight hotel guests (plus tax).
  • A valet parking fee will be charged per night should a guest choose to valet (plus tax).
  • Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Maximum occupancies may require a rollaway at $25 per day (plus tax). Only one rollaway is permitted per room.
Please note that policies, benefits and pricing are subject to change.

Terms and Conditions


JetBlue does not guarantee that changes can be made on all or parts of packages. To the extent changes can be made, changes must be made 7 days or more prior to the scheduled departure date, are based on availability, and are subject to a fee of $135 per person plus any increase in package price. Name changes are not permitted. A change in the number of occupants per room may change the price of the package. If any changes involve an increase in price/rate, payment will be required at the time of change and the changes will not be effective until payment is received and availability is confirmed by the Travel Suppliers. Terms of change may vary and additional fees may apply to cancellations during holiday travel periods. You will be advised of those additional terms at the time of booking. Changes may be made only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583). No changes will be accepted by email or online. If a change is not made in accordance with JetBlue`s change policy, all money associated with the package will be forfeited. See Terms and Conditions for additional restrictions.


All cancellations must be made 7 days or more prior to scheduled departure date and are subject to a fee of $135 per person. Any remaining amount may be applied to a future JetBlue Vacations package and is valid for one year from the date of cancellation. JetBlue Vacations credits may not be used for air-only travel on JetBlue Airways. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Terms of cancellation may vary and additional fees may apply to cancellations during holiday travel periods. You will be advised of those additional terms at the time of booking. Changes may be made only by calling 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583). No changes will be accepted by email or online. If a cancellation is not made in accordance with JetBlue`s cancellation policy, all money associated with the package will be forfeited. See Terms and Conditions for additional restrictions.

Driving directions

  • Universal`s Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
    5601 Universal Blvd.
    Orlando, Florida, 32819
    (888) 430-4999

    Directions From Orlando International Airport: Take the North exit out the airport onto Beachline Expressway (SR528) West (International Drive, Convention Center). Continue on Beachline and take I-4 East. Take Exit 75A (Universal Studios) and get in the left lane. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Universal Blvd. Portofino entrance is 1 mile on the right. *SR528 is a toll road. Cost is $1.50.
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