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Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, Florida
Stone statues, fountains, exotic orchids and tropical plants greet guests of the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, where the luxury and essence of a South Seas island blends into the family-friendly atmosphere of the Sunshine State.
Located on-site, in the heart of Universal’s Orlando theme parks, hotel guests can take advantage of free rides to Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure via water taxis or shuttle buses.
Serene prints, carved panels, teak and bamboo complement the rooms at Loews Royal Pacific, which offers standard rooms and suites ranging from family-oriented to King, Hospitality and the most luxurious Presidential suites.
Standard room features include 32” flat panel televisions, luxury linens, Keurig coffee makers, iPod docking stations and Smart Room automated heating and air conditioning. Wireless High-Speed Internet access is available for an additional fee.
The Jurassic Park kids’ suite is 670 square feet of family fun and comfort. A separate room for the kids includes two twin beds and dinosaur inspired decor, while the adults get a king size bed. The children’s room connects to the adult’s room, with one main door leading to the hallway on the adult’s side of the room.
King suites offer a separate living and bedroom area, while Hospitality suites are a great option for the business or conference traveler. The separate living room contains a dining table, 42” flat screen television, sofa, two chairs and a desk.
The Presidential suite is 1,340 square feet of deluxe living space, with a bedroom, living room, dining area, study area, whirlpool tub, walk-in closet, master bath and half bath.
Palm trees and lush greenery surround Portofino Bay, the large, lagoon-like swimming pool. It features a sand-covered beach, children’s activities, beach volleyball, two hot tubs, “dive-in” movies and private cabana rental.
Dining choices at Loews Royal Pacific range from casual, family-friendly restaurants to sophisticated lounges and pool-side snack bars.
Bamboo and palms decorate Islands dining room, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The large, open setting serves Pacific Rim and traditional dishes such as pizza, seafood, sandwiches and pasta. There is an evening children’s buffet, a play area and character dining opportunities, as well as occasional live entertainment.
The relaxed atmosphere of Jake’s American Bar is perfect for a casual dinner or drinks, while the Orchid Court Sushi Bar is a sophisticated lounge scene serving sushi, sashimi, soups, salads and South Seas inspired drinks.
The Bula Bar and Grille sits poolside, providing cool, tropical drinks, burgers, wraps and snacks for those playing and lounging by the pool.
The comfort, convenience and amenities of a deluxe resort hotel stand out from the rest of the crowd in the serene island inspired setting of the Loews Royal Pacific Resort.
DISCLOSURE: As a part of the Team Mom #OrlandoMom group, my travel expenses, hotel, attraction tickets, and meals are being covered by the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau. All information shared about our trip is solely my own opinion as well as that of my son.
*Photos courtesy of Loews Royal Pacific Resort.