5601 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: (407) 503-1000
Please visit our online booking link at http://uo.loewshotels.com/en/Portofino-Bay-Hotel/GroupPages/Thomson-Reuters
Alternatively, you may call Loews Reservations Center at 866.360.7395 and reference the “Thomson Reuters Marketing Partner Forum” to obtain the group rate of $249/night plus taxes.The cut off date for guest room reservations at the group rate is Monday, December 28, 2015. Rooms are subject to availability.
Attendees who qualify for Complimentary 2 Nights Guest Room Accommodations:
Attendees who qualify for 2 complimentary room nights MUST STILL CALL to reserve their guest rooms. The hotel must obtain credit card information to guarantee the reservation, but no deposit will be taken. A credit card must also be presented upon check in to cover incidentals and additional room nights, as applicable. The hotel has various room types and guests are welcome to upgrade as available at their own cost. The payment information will be updated in the hotel’s system in December 2015 (approximately) once we provide final documentation to the hotel.
Check In/Check Out
Check-in is at 4:00PM and check-out is at 11:00AM. Video checkout is available in all rooms on the Introduction Channel of the television set. Receipts can be picked up at the front desk or emailed by request.
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is located approximately 25 minutes or 15 miles from Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.
Destination MCO has been selected as the preferred vendor for airport transportation for Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando. Destination MCO offers exclusive chauffeured services beginning at $90, for a sedan, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Destination MCO’s service can be charged to guest room. Reservations are required and may be made directly through the Concierge at 407-503-1200.
Mears Transportation offers a shared airport shuttle. No reservations are necessary upon arrival for this shared ride shuttle. At the Mears counter, found on level one at the airport, guest can purchase a ticket for the shuttle, which departs every 30-40 minutes. Shuttle is not direct between airport and hotel; shuttle will make stops along the way to drop off other passengers. One way adult fare is $19, round trip adult fare is $30. Reservations are required for return trip to airport, pick up time is three hours prior to flight time. Reservation can be made through the Concierge at 407-503-1200.
On Demand Chuffer has been selected as the sole provider of in town transportation for Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando. They are readily available on our front drive 24 hours a day, with sedans, SUVs, or Vans. On Demand Chuffer services are not available for in bound flight arrivals. Flat rates are set according to size of party. For rates and additional information please contact the Concierge at 407-503-1200
Taxi Service is available from the airport for an approximate fare of $45-50 each way. Metered taxis can be requested at the concierge for return transportation to the airport. Please allow 15 to 20 minutes for taxis to arrive to hotel.
Hertz Car Rental is located in front of the Portofino Club Lounge, which is located next to Bar American. The hours of operation are 8:00am – 5:00pm daily. Please call 407-503-1156 or 1-800-654-3131 for reservations.
There are 710 guest valet and self-parking spaces in the hotel.
Overnight guest rate is $25.00 plus tax per night.
Day rate for visitors is $30.00 plus tax.
Overnight guest rate is $18.00 plus tax per night.
Day rate for visitors is $20.00 plus tax.
Complimentary High-speed wireless internet access is available in the group’s meeting space, hotel lobby, harbor, and pools. High-speed wireless internet is available in guest room for a cost of $9.95 per device for a 24-hour period. A three day package is available for $24.95.
PSAV Presentation Services manages the business center located on the lobby level of the hotel. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:00AM – 5:30 PM and Saturday 7:00AM – 12:00PM. The Business Center is closed on Sundays. Hours of operation are subject to change.
Twenty-four hour access to computers and a printer is available to the Business Center using your room key.
Their business services include faxing, copying, transparencies, computer access, notary service, packing and shipping services, and document binding. They carry a variety of office supplies and can be reached at 407-503-1250 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon request at check in a complimentary newspaper can be delivered to the room.
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION:
Guests of the hotel will receive complimentary transportation to Universal Orlando via a 10-minute boat ride or 10-minute shuttle ride. The hours of operation for the boats/shuttles are one hour prior to the parks opening until 2:15am. Guests are able to catch the boat at the dock located by the west wing of the hotel. The boats leave the dock every 15-20 minutes. Guests are able to catch the shuttle at the bus piazza located adjacent to the main entrance of the hotel at 10 and 40 on the hour.
Universal Orlando® Resort:
Your stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel places you right in the center of the world’s most exciting entertainment destination. Universal Orlando® Resort is a spectacular vacation destination encompassing the world’s two most amazing theme parks side-by side, a vibrant entertainment center, and magnificently themed AAA Four Diamond Award® winning on-site hotels. At Universal Orlando Resort you’ll find Universal Studios Florida®, the world’s premier movie and TV based theme park. Plus you’ll experience innovative thrills and unexpected adventures that challenge all your senses at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park. It’s all within a short walking distance of Loews Portofino Bay Hotel…and as an on-site hotel guest, you receive an exclusive package of theme park benefits to enjoy it all!
As a guest at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel you receive an exclusive package of theme park benefits, including:
- Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, one hour before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission required), before nearly all other guests. This is your opportunity to avoid significant wait times due to the area’s immense popularity.
- Universal ExpressSM ride access to skip the regular lines* throughout both theme parks –- a FREE benefit worth up to $87 per person, per day^ (valid theme park admission required). It’s the fastest way to ride – enjoy unparalleled access all day long, as often as you’d like, just by showing your hotel room key card at each express entrance.
- Take the complimentary water taxis along picturesque waterways or ride the shuttle bus directly to both theme parks and Universal CityWalk®.
- Priority seating at select restaurants throughout both theme parks and CityWalk®.
- Complimentary delivery of merchandise purchased throughout the resort to your on-site hotel room.
- Resort-wide charging privileges with your room key card. Use your hotel room key card to charge food and merchandise at Universal Orlando locations where credit cards are accepted.
- Universal Orlando character dining with some of your favorite theme park characters. Have fun as they pose for pictures, sign autographs, and interact with everyone at your table… just wait until you tell everybody back home who YOU had dinner with!
- Start your day with a wake-up call from one of your favorite Universal Orlando characters.
†Requires paid theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one hour prior to Universal’s Islands of Adventure regular opening hour for on-site hotel guests and is valid 7 days a week for travel through 12/31/12, valid only at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™, Flight of the Hippogriff™, Dragon Challenge™ and The Cat in the Hat™. Universal Express ride access is not valid during Early Park Admission. Additional restrictions may apply and the foregoing benefits are subject to change without notice. *Not valid at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey and other select attractions. On-site hotel privileges good for hotel stay as indicated on the room key card. Only good for the number of guests staying in the room. Paid theme park admission required. Some attractions excluded. Express ride access available during normal theme park operating hours only. Not valid for separately ticketed special events. ^Based on peak pricing for the Unlimited Express pass, sold exclusively at the Universal Orlando® theme park front gates.