Universal Studio’s Portofino Bay hotel
Most people know that Disney has lots of hotels of their own. But Universal Studios also have a few very nice hotels on their property too. One of the nicest ones is Universal Studio’s Portofino Bay hotel.
Universal’s Portofino Bay Hotel is inspired by the charm of the seaside village of Portofino, Italy. If you want to stay very close to Universal Studios, this is the place for you. The hotel offers exceptional services, first class amenities and 42,000 square feet of meeting and function space.
Nightly entertainment includes Italian singers from a balcony overlooking the main courtyard. You are transported to a realm of class, style, and atmosphere from the moment you step into the hotel. The restaurants are amazing and the location is wonderful. It makes every guest feel like a king because they always make sure that your room is clean and you get the best service possible.
Portofino is the best example of a theme hotel designed to let people experience the magic of Italy. The rooms are arranged around a “bay,” with a lovely plaza in the middle. The atmosphere is great and the whole property is spotless and fun. You could spend hours just exploring the hotel and all it has to offer. There’s even a free boat taxi which takes you to Hard rock hotel and City Walk!
The hotel has 750 guest rooms, including 45 suites. It offers free access to Mandara Spa and fitness center, access to the area’s finest golf courses, a business center, multilingual staff, children programs, room service, pet amenities, meeting facilities, babysitting and child care and landscaped themed swimming pools.
There are many fine restaurants on site, which makes this place even more special. At Mama Della’s Ristorante you can dine in the casual comfort of a real Italian Mama’s kitchen. Bice Ristorante and Trattoria del Porto feature the most delicious Italian food, while Gelateria Caffe Expresso offers homemade gelato and luscious pastries.
Once you arrive here you have to explore an authentic Italian pizzeria- Splendido pizzeria- which serves everything from burgers to salads. The Thirsty Fish is a casual dockside bar offering the best beer in town. At Sal’s Market Deli you can choose from a sensational assortment of freshly baked pizzas, Italian meats, antipasto and salads.
Everything at the resort is top notch and the service is impeccable. The rooms are spacious and luxurious and the staff is always willing to help you. In-room amenities include a 32”flat panel television, three telephones, on demand in-room movies, smart room technology for automated heating and air conditioning, high speed Internet access, daily newspaper delivery and facilities for disabled guests.
Universal Studio’s Portofino Bay Hotel is two minutes away from Island of Adventure and Universal Studios theme parks. The resort has also received various awards for its full range of business services. Family tourists and business travelers alike will enjoy staying at this first class hotel. The service is exceptional, and the grounds are breathtaking.
So if you are going to spend time at Universal Studios theme parks, Portofino Bay hotel is a classy and fantastic place to stay. It’s a first class resort hotel with everything you could want and more!
5601 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819, United States
Written by guest author Andra Picincu, who writes for several ezines and websites. Go to Associated Content to see more of this author’s work.