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5601 UNIVERSAL BLVD - Orlando, FL, US 32819
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Portofino Bay Hotel is a AAA-rated 4 Diamond luxury resort located onsite at Universal Orlando. The hotel is a stunning recreation of the seaside village of Italy - Portofino, Italy. Attention to detail is not left to the imagination! As you stroll through the Harbor Piazza area, cobblestone streets, sidewalk cafes, and quaint shops await your attention. Guests at Portofino Bay Hotel enjoy EXCLUSIVE privileges at Universal Orlando including free transportation via water taxi and/or shuttle bus. Also, just show your room key at most rides and attractions at both Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure where you can skip the regular lines with UNIVERSAL EXPRESS ride access all day, every day!!!
Guest accommodations at Portofino Bay Hotel are spacious and elegant. All guestrooms are furnished and decorated in a classic Italian style and have an assortment of upscale amenities. Portofino Bay Hotel offers eight different restaurants, lounges, and cafes including local favorites such as Delphino Riviera, Mama Della's, and Trattoria del Porto. The hotel also boasts three different swimming pools as well as the world-renowned Greenhouse Spa. Located just a short water taxi ride away is Universal's CitywalkR nighttime entertainment complex which includes dining, shopping, and world-class entertainment venues.  

Surrounding Area
Location Description: Onsite At Universal Orlando
Located In The Center Of Universal Orlando Escape. Walking
Distance To Universal Studios/ Universal Islands Of
Adventure And City Walk. Complimentary Shuttle And
Water Taxi To These Attractions.
Shuttle Service/Airport Transportation-
From Orlando International Airport To Hotel Includes
Mears Motor Coach At 13.00 Per Adult And 8.00 Per Child.
The Hotel Concierge Can Make Advance Reservations.
Taxi Fare Is Estimated Under 20.00 Each Way.
On Site Transportation-
Complimentary Water Taxi And Shuttle Bus Run Continuosly
Between The Hotel And Universal Studios/Island Of
Adventure And City Walk.
Complimentary Shuttle Bus Is Also Provided To Sea World
And Wet N Wild Water Park.
The Hotel Concierge Can Arrange Transportation To Disney
Attractions At Prevailing Rates
Alamo Car Rental Desk Located At The Hotel.
Self Parking 5.00usd For Overnight Guests
Valet Parking 12.00usd For Overnight Guests Per Night
With Unlimited Use.
-Mco- Orlando Intl Airport............ 12 Mi Se
-Orl- Orlando Executive Airport....... 10 Mi Ne
-Sfb- Sanford Orlando Airport......... 35 Mi Nw

From -Mco-
Take North Exit From Airport To 528 West -Toll Road- To
I-4 East. Exit Kirkman Road -535- North - Which Is The
Left Hand Exit. At First Traffic Signal After Exiting.
Turn Left Into Univeral Studios Entrance. Turn Right
At Next Intersection Which Is Universal Blvd. Then
Right At The Next Intersection Which Will Be The
Entrance To Portofino Bay Hotel.

Property Information
-750 Guest Rooms -6 Floors
-Parking -Photocopier
-Fax Machine -Laptop Rentals
-A/V Equipment -Childrens Play Fac
-Gift Shops -Restaurants
-Meeting Rooms -Banquet Fac
-Health Club Fac -Exercise Equipment
-Spa Fac -Lockers
-Game Room -Handicap Fac
-Water Taxi -Pool
-Bocci Ball -Recreation Fac

Nearby Facilities-
-Tennis -Theme Parks
-Restaurants -Lounge

-In House/Handicap Facilities-
The Portofino Bay Hotel Will Meet All Ada Guidelines In
Specially Equipped Guest Rooms. Restaurants Will Be
Wheelchair Accessible And Have Menus Written In Braille.

Accessible Features-
Specially Equipped Guest Rooms Will Included The Following
-Doors With Peepholes At 3 Feet 6 Inches From The Floor.i
-Doors With Peepholes At 3 Feet 6 Inches From The Floor.
Closets With Rods At 48 Inchs High Inches From The Floor.
-Closets With Rods At 48 Inchs High Inches From The Floor
-Entry Doors Are 36 Inches Wide
-Toilets With Hand Bar
-Bathroom Choices
Roll-In Shower Stall With Adjustable Shower Head Or
Combination Shower/Tub With Adjustable Shower Head
Tub Seat/And Hand Bar
-Guest Room Hallways Are 5 Inches Wide.
-Close-Caption Television.
-Smoke Detector With Light.

Sight Impaired Features-
All Entrances To Individual Guest Rooms Will Include The
Room Number In Braille/The International Language Of The

Hearing Impaired Features- Hearing Impaired Kits That
Include A Tdd Relay Service. Available From Either Star
Service Or The Regisjtration Desk And May Be Used In Any
Guest Room.
-Childrens Program-
Campo Fortofino. Hours-
Play Facilities. Charges Apply.

-Theme Parks-
Universal Studios
Walt Disney World - 12 Mi W

-Health Club-
Hotel Spa. Exercise Equipment/ Spa Services.
Charges Apply.

Pool/Water Slide
Bocci Ball
Full Featured Recreation Program
Tennis - .5 Mi
Golf - Nearby
Local Golf Courses With Varying Degrees Of Difficulty
Are Within Close Proximity Of The Hotel. Hotel Guest
Enjoy Reserved Tee Times At Keens Point. A Jack Nicklaus
Golf Course.

-Villa Swimming Pool-
The Villa Pool Will Have The Upgraded Service Standards
Plus Extra Amenities. It Has Cabanas Upgraded Lounge
Chairs And More Exclusivity And Privacy. Cabanas
Cold Plunge Spa/Bocce Ball Court
Available On A First Come First Serve Basis. Fee Applies

Universal Studios Events Include-
Halloween Horror Nights- 20 Or More Nights In October
Christmas - Mid November Through December
New Years Eve
Mardi Gras - Feb/Mar
4th Of July - Orlandos Best Fireworks Display.
Citywalk - 24 Screen Movie Theaters
Hard Rock Live - Live Concerts

Jimmy Buffetts Margaritaville
City Jazz
Latin Quarter
Bob Marleys
The Groove Dance Club

Special Events-

Mardi Gras- Bigger Hotter Wilder. Experience The Authentic
Revelry Of The Most Outrageous Celebration Of The Year As
Universal Studios Florida Puts On The Biggest Mardi Gras
Party Outside Of The Big Easy. From February Through March
You Thrill To A Colossal 10 Block Long Nightly Parade With
Over 15 Outrageous Flats Directly From New Orleans. Party
With Hundreds Of Wild Street Performers/Stilt Walkers
Jugglers Acrobats Marching Nightly With Top Name Acts
Performing Live Every Saturday. Catch The Flying Showers
Of Beads And Doubleoons. Savor The Fiery Of Cajun And
Creole Cuisine. Its The Biggest Blowout This Side Of The
Bayou. Lets Mardi Gras.

Halloween Horror Nights-
This Is A Place. A Place That Lies Deep Within The Darkest
Crevices Of Your Twisted Imagination. Its The Place Where
Your Fears Reside And Your Worst Nightmares Come To Life.
Every October You Explore New Dimensions Of Mind Bending
Terror As Universal Studios Florida Dares You To Experience
The Biggest Most Horrific Annual Hall

The following credit cards are accepted: AX,CA,VI,DS,JC,DC,CB.
4.0 Star Rating. Click for more info.

Check in time: 4:00 PM. Check out time: 11:00 AM.

Area Activities
Area Attractions:
-Universal Orlando Onsite
-Universal Studios Florida Onsite
-Universal's Islands of Adventure Onsite
-Universal's Citywalk Onsite
-Wet 'n' Wild 2 Miles
-Sea World 5 Miles
-Walt Disney World Resort 12 Miles
-Splendid China 18 Miles
-Belz Factory Outlet 3 Miles
-Mall at Millennia 3 Miles
-Orlando Museum of Art 18 Miles
-Orlando Science Center 18 Miles
-Orange County Convention Center 3 Miles
-Orlando International Airport 20 Miles

Driving Directions
From Orlando International Airport:

Take North Exit to 528 West (Toll Road).
Take 528 Est (Toll Road) to I-4 East.
Take I-4 East to Universal Boulevard - Exit 75A(old 30A).
The hotel is 1 mile on the right past Major Blvd.

Policies & Disclaimers
Effective 01jan2003 Florida State Tax 6.50pct Orange County Occ Tax 5.00pct

-Pet Policy - Allowed At Hotel Please Contact Hotel. Kennel Referral Available Upon Request
-Early Check-Out Deposits Are Generally Applied To The Last Night Of A Guests Stay Unless Otherwise Noted. Upon Arrival At The Hotel The Guest Will Confirm Their Departure Date. Their Deposit Is Forfeited If Guest Checks Out Of The The Hotel Prior To The Check-Out Date. Check In Time Is Now 1600 Hrs

Guarantee Policy: A Guarantee Of Deposit Required On All Reservations. See Deposit Policy Above.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation Is Five -5- Days Prior To Arrival Date Local Hotel Time To Avoid Charges Of One Nights Stay.

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