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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

#84 of 329 Hotels in Orlando
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5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my favorite universal hotel and it is the best hotel ever in orlando florida and like to stay there and i highly recomend it. and it is Awsome. and it is The best hotel you will ever stay in and it is close to islands of adventure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel included many qualities : access to parks, wet and wild, sea world. Lovely views and meals in the night. Room was spacious, pool was luxury and would definitely recommend the club lounge which you do pay extra for but totally worth the fee. Water taxis were great for trips to universal. Overall a fabulous stay would recommend for any.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having stayed at this fine hotel, with the superb location for Universal, for the second time it once again lived up to almost all our expectations. Staff, from reception to bar staff to housekeepers all are above the norm. Food and dining I will review separately, but suffice to say the restaurants are winners. One has to be as honest... More 

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent the July 4th holiday weekend here with another couple of friends. The hotel is beautiful, staff is very friendly and accommodating. We really enjoyed the adult pool, hot and cool spa pools. I enjoyed a wonderful reflexology treatment at the onsite spa, which was just what my feet needed after walking around Universal Studios &... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel which is conveniently located close to the parks, this what you are paying for though. Be aware that you must pay additional costs for parking your car at $20 per night. Drinks in plastic cups around the pool - 3 diet cokes, 3 cocktails a beer & 2 waters $80 (rip off) only did this once so took... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at other universal hotels in the past. And I have never been treated the way I was here. A word of advice to all who stay here be sure to check the room before unpacking. The cleaning staff is much to be desired. And the front desk staff could care less. There was nasty uneaten food under... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed in many hotels, including this one on several occasions. One of the biggest irritants is when you are not able to check into your room at the published time - 4pm. This ruined our plans for the whole day, as we were visiting from the UK and only staying 2 nights in the Orlando area. Hence, the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed as a quick getaway. The resort is nice but I'm not sure that it would be worth the $450 price for a standard room at peak season. Luckily, we had scored a deal so we decided to try it. The pools were nice. My son loved the slide. Restaurants were good but pricey. There are no mini-fridges in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Despite the fact that we live in Florida, my family has never visited Universal Studios. In fairness, we've never been drawn to the theme parks or accompanying hotels at all, but we decided to give it a try this summer knowing the kids would love it. The Portofino Hotel seemed like a good spot, and we really had a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at this hotel in a themed Minion room and visited Universal Studios with our two boys, ages 5 and 2. We had a blast! Amenities were wonderful and the room was a hit! Boat ride to park was a neat experience for my boys as well. One of the pools featured a slide that was a hit... More 

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