Loews Portofino Bay Hotel


Venue Details


This workshop will be held at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at the Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida. Nestled along a picturesque bay at Universal Orlando Resort, this luxurious hotel recreates the charm and romance of the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy, right down to the cobblestone streets and outdoor cafes. This AAA Four Diamond Award winning hotel features 750 guest rooms, including 45 spacious suites.

Guests enjoy impeccable and attentive service, the opulent Mandara Spa, three themed swimming pools and eight restaurants and lounges. From the classically-inspired fountains and charming courtyards to the authentic music filling the piazza, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel enables guests to escape to the sunny shores of the Italian Riviera.

  • Three beautifully themed swimming pools, dive-in movies, jogging paths, and more
  • 8 restaurants and lounges including BICE Ristorante and Mama Della’s Ristorante
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • Universal Orlando® character dining on select nights at Trattoria del Porto
  • Quarterly “Harbor Nights” wine tasting and jazz event in the Harbor Piazza
  • Nightly Musica della Notte show with live Italian music on the Harbor Piazza (weather permitting)
  • World-class, full-service Mandara Spa® and fitness center
  • Loews Loves Kids program complete with custom-designed activities, and toys
  • Resort Kids' Camp - supervised children's activity center
  • On-site shopping at upscale shops, boutiques and art gallery
  • Pet-friendly accommodations including pet welcome amenities, walking areas and more
  • Access to the area's finest golf courses, including special benefits through the Golf Universal Orlando® program
  • Expert concierge staff to assist with any planning needs including attraction ticket sales
  • Complimentary scheduled transportation to nearby Wet ‘n Wild® water park, SeaWorld®, and Aquatica™
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • On-site Business Center
  • On-site Hertz Car Rental Desk open daily from 8am–5pm

Cost and Booking

We have arranged a special discounted rate of $245 per night plus taxes for a single or double occupancy room. As you complete the registration process for this workshop, you can indicate if you want to reserve a room at this rate. You will need to provide your arrival and departure dates as well as a credit card to secure that reservation. This room rate is only available if you register before January 4 and for a limited number of rooms which may sell out early, so please register sooner than later. This rate is good for rooms from Sunday, January 24 through Thursday, January 28; if you are planning to extend your stay either before or after the workshop, please let us know by writing to Becky Williams at who will let you know about room availability and price. Please do not contact the hotel directly.

Covid-19 Precautions

We will be carefully following the guidelines for mask-wearing, physical distancing, and food service protocols established by the City of Orlando and the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.

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