Loews Portofino Bay Resort at Universal Orlando is inspired by Italy’s waterside city, Venice. The resort’s 750 brightly painted hotel rooms surround a marketplace and bay. Inside this peaceful resort, you’ll feel like you traveled much further than Orlando, Florida. Below the waving Italian flag, the bay is filled with bobbing gondolas. Within the market place, fine restaurants, shops and a Starbucks can be found. Loews Portofino Bay is an upscale resort with value pricing and many exclusive benefits. 

Free Fast Pass Tickets
Besides feeling like you’ve traveled on a secluded Italian getaway, there are many benefits to staying at Lowes Portofino Bay Resort. All guests will receive free fast pass tickets to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Fast passes typically cost anywhere from $40-150 at Universal, so this is a great deal to receive free fast passes simply by staying at the hotel. 

Early Admission to Universal Parks          
Another exclusive added benefit is that guests of Lowes Portofino Bay Resort will receive early admission to all Universal parks, including Volcano Bay. Guests of the resort will be admitted one hour before the main opening of 9:00 a.m. at Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure, and 10:00 a.m. at Volcano Bay. This hour is a great chance to ride as many rides as possible without lines and to view the park when it is relatively empty. 

Proximity to the Parks
Lowes Portofino Bay Resort is also one of closest hotels to the parks. They are 1.8 miles from the Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, City Walk area. They are also only a short two minute drive from those parks mentioned above. Despite being so close, the hotel offers a free water taxi and secluded walking path for guests’ convince. This allows guests to avoid traffic and parking fines at the parks. 

Convenient Check-Out
Customers of the hotel enjoy 24-hour check-in and express check-out that can be done online. Though checkout is at 11 a.m., guests may store their luggage at the hotel’s bellhop while they enjoy their last day at the parks. And, don’t forget to bring your furry friends along – one of the best features of this hotel is that they are pet-friendly. 

Why settle for a typical hotel stay when you can enhance your vacation with this Venice inspired resort located in Orlando, Florida? The pastel colors and warm lighting are sure to calm your nights after a long day of thrills at the parks. Book at Lowes Portofino Bay Resort and enjoy their many amenities and exclusive benefits.