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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

4.0 of 5 5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is by far the nicest property at Universal Studios FL. Its only negative is the distance from the park as it is currently the farthest walking/boat distance from the park. The property is definitely more interesting that others as it is not completely contained in one building. The hotel property is expansive and you can expect a long walk... More 

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Townsend, Delaware, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very beautiful hotel and rooms. If you want Italian surroundings this is the on site hotel to stay in. Prefer to eat dinner at city walk though. This is the most expensive of the on site hotels. It is nice to experience it at least one.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to relax after a long day or night in Universal this hotel is perfect. Staying on universal is great as you get your free fast pass for both parks, there is a boat that runs to and from universal to the hotel leaving every 10 minutes. We stayed in Club lounge which I would highly recommend as... More 

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Orlando
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is truly a very beautiful resort modeled after Portofino, Italy. The rooms actually looked over the harbor or gardens, becoming part of the Italian theme. The designers did a great job of capturing the look and feel of Italy throughout the resort. We stayed in a deluxe harbor view room that was larger than a standard room. It had... More 

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Olrando
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Upon arrival our park tickets were not included in our packet- had to hunt down a kiosk to print them out and another separate kiosk to print out the fast pass tickets- Was not even aware of a fitness room- No refrigerator in room- Limited food choices- No cafe or lighter fare options- limited hours of operation- Hotel is beautiful-

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Ft.Myers, Fl.
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This setting is very European...I was fortunate enough to go Italy and this brought me right back. The rooms are very comfortable and the beds are great. I used the spa and it was comparable to Las Vegas spas. If you are going to Universal the boat tender and the walkways are very well done. I had some issues that... More 

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des12404
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had booked a Minion suite for a vacation with my Daughter, Grandsons, and 11 month old Granddaughter. When booked, I asked for a suite in the East wing (near the water taxi). I telephoned the day before to confirm the room location and was assured that all was correct and the room had been blocked. The young woman who... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can not beat the location of the hotel and the early entrance to the park is invaluable. It is walking distance to both parks. The Italian theme and setting is charming. The front desk staff is extremely welcoming and helpful. We stayed on the club level and were extremely disappointed. The breakfast in the morning has a poor selection... More 

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel during our winter break trip to Florida. It was very convenient to Universal Studios, just a short walk away. The kids loved that we were close to Harry Potter World. Would definitely return, but it is a bit pricey.

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wales
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great deal with the fast pass in universal and early admission to Harry Potter, longest queue was 15 minutes. Room service a bit pricy but big portions and lovely food. Also ate at Jake's, also very nice. All the staff polite and more than happy to help, would definitely stay here again.

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Address: 5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Loews Portofino Bay Resort
Portofino Orlando
Portofino Bay Hotel Orlando
Hotel Style:
#15 Green Hotel in Orlando
#20 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#22 Spa Hotel in Orlando
#28 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#35 Business Hotel in Orlando
#64 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#91 Family Hotel in Orlando

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