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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Orlando, FL

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Welcome to Fun

Universal—it means, “applies to all.” But at Universal Orlando®, it stands for all kinds of fun. All kinds of people. All day—and all night. It’s a place where you get to do what you want, when you want. And then you get up the next day and do it all over again.

Experience the excitement of two amazing theme parks, unique dining and entertainment, plus much more at Universal Orlando® Resort. You can step into the magic and excitment of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ - Hogsmeade™ in Universal's Islands of Adventure® and the all-new Diagon Alley™ in Universal Studios Florida®. Join the battle on TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D. Enjoy the heartwarming and hilarious Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. Crash through Krustyland on The Simpsons Ride™. Save the day on The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®. And experience the fun of Wet ‘n Wild® waterpark, just minutes away. It’s an entire universe of action, thrills, and excitement for every member of the family.

Best of all, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is found right on the grounds of Universal Orlando®. So getting around is a breeze.

Andiamo!—As our guest, you get exclusive theme-park benefits you can’t get staying anywhere else. Such as:

• Universal Expresssm Unlimited ride access^ to SKIP THE REGULAR LINES in both theme parks—a FREE benefit worth up to $89 per person, per day^^ (valid theme park admission required)

• Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM, one hour before the theme park opens. (Valid to one Universal Orlando theme park as determined by Universal Orlando. Valid theme park admission required.)

• And more. Check out the full list.

Visit Our Loews Hotels Blog for more Universal Orlando Itinerary Ideas

Guest Perks: Theme Park Benefits at Universal Orlando

Who doesn’t love a few good insiders’ tips? Particularly when it comes to enjoying someplace awesome like Universal Orlando Resort. Well, we’ve got a handful that will help any on-site hotel guest get the most out of their stay. Some of the most valuable benefits are Early Park Admission and free Universal Express Unlimited ride access (skip the regular lines all day!). Isn’t that the best? The Universal ExpressSM Unlimited benefit is actually an exclusive perk for our deluxe on-site guests and saves nearly $100 per person per day (ka-ching!)... Read more

Pick a Pool & Keep Cool

Here in central Florida, we welcome the sun with open arms almost year-round. Then, when the heat hits, we’re constantly looking for ways to cool down. Some of our favorite ways to “cohabit with” rather than beat the heat include ice-cream, refreshing cocktails and afternoon naps in a cool hotel room. But, of course, quality time in a pool is also on that list. Let’s take a tour of what each resort offers in the way of poolside and in-the-water relaxation and entertainment... Read more

Say Cheers: Our Italian Bellini Recipe

Nothing embodies the luxury and elegance of Italian life quite like the Bellini. Even just saying the word makes you feel just a little bit more sophisticated. The Bellini is, of course, Italy’s signature drink, and one that’s a hit with guests at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. The Bellini was invented in the early-to-mid 1900s by Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy. Because of its unique pink color, which reminded Cipriani of the color of the toga of a saint in a painting by 15th-century Venetian artist Giovanni Bellini, he aptly named the drink the Bellini... Read more

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