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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a five night stay, taking in Universal Studios with the benefit of the fast pass and early entry. Everything was well organised with good restaurants and bars. The singing from the balcony one night was a real treat! Our room was well appointed and we were lucky enough to have good enough weather to use the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are a family of 5 and have stayed at the other loewes hotel Pacific bay previously. The portifino has magnificent buildings, excellent location , fantastic pools , and the boat trip to and from universal is a pleasure . We loved our stay here and would certainly stay again :)

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family stayed at Portofino Bay 1st week of January this year and had a very nice stay. The buildings are not what you'll imagine you find in Orlando, but what a place. Very good service from all the staff. Our rooms were very nice and clean. Boats or boardwalk taking you directly to City Walk at Universal

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great facility but very poor service starting at the reservation desk. it took 3 phone calls to reserve two of our services. we wanted to have lunch during a break at the spa and it turned out to be the worst relaxing experience. the staff came to me while i was in the jacuzzi wanting my credit card and then... More 

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and would like to talk with you about your recent stay. Your comments are certainly not indicative of the type of experience we strive to consistently deliver to our guests. Please contact us at: portofinogeneralmanager@loewshotels.com so that we may schedule a call at your convenience. More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed her 3 times now and are going back later this year. It is amazing and on days when you want to relax just stay by the pool, and be served food and cocktails. There is music in the bars at night and the cocktails are wonderful. Everything you need is here. The rooms on the 5 the... More 

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your stellar feedback! We are delighted to know you had a wonderful stay. Your balcony experience definitely embodies “La Dolce Vita” – “the sweet life” to a T. We appreciate your feedback, and will certainly commend the team members for their efforts. We look forward to your return visit, and cannot wait to have the opportunity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night only and opted for the minion suite for our sons. The room was amazing and the look on their faces worth the price! The unlimited fast passes to Universal studios was a bonus as well. Unfortunately we didn't stay long enough to dine there but the service was amazing. From the front desk to... More 

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. We are so pleased to hear your entire family had a great time. Our acclaimed Minion suites are great for families, and we’re glad you enjoyed the fun theme. We hope to welcome you back room to experience a little more ‘La Dolce Vita’ – The Sweet Life! More 

Coral Springs, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Felt like Italy! Beautiful grounds, rooms were spacious and clean! Staff was top-notch and the location to the parks was perfect! We would definitely recommend this hotel! Starbuck's on the property! City Walk has a new Mexican Restaurant named Antojitos which was delicious! Great benefits to staying on-site: Early park admissions, boat ride to the parks, and express pass included!

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed some of the special perks of staying on-site, such as the Early Park Access and Express Passes. We are ecstatic to hear you love our hotel and hope to see you and your family again very soon! More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

was blown away by the rooms at this hotel, big and bright and the bathroom was very light and lots of space too. The bed was very comfortable. I loved that the hotel from the outside looks like lots of small houses and they are all different colours. Lots of lovely bars and restaurants around the bay. also, get a... More 

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our room accommodations and the Italian ambiance of our bayside retreat. We hope to welcome you back in the future! More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun environment - the Italian singing was a treat! Breakfast buffet was nicely done/equipped with a full range of choices. Most impressive was the access to Universal studios. I was onsite for a meeting but did manage to enjoy the park. VIP pass was a great idea. Meeting space was comfortable and situated well within the hotel property.

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our little piece of Italy. Musica Della Notte, our nightly music performance, is a delightful way to end an adventurous day at the Universal Orlando theme parks. We are glad you enjoyed living ‘la dolce vita’ - the sweet life. We hope to have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful and plush hotel, convenient to Universal Studios and City Walk. Included in your stay is an Upgrade to Express Pass for Universal and Islands of Adventure that lets you bypass the lines (you must have park tickets). This was such a great thing to have as we would not have paid for it otherwise and it... More 

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LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, responded to this review

We are truly delighted to read you enjoyed your stay with us, and pleased you took advantage of some of the many amenities we provide. Our complimentary Universal Express Passes, provided to all on-site hotel guests, are an amazing was to skip lines. Again, we are pleased that you would recommend the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, and hope to welcome... More 

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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
#29 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#35 Business Hotel in Orlando
#64 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#94 Family Hotel in Orlando

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