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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

#83 of 332 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shower door not properly hinged and virtually every drain in the bathroom clogged upon each use. You could say I didn't let them know so it's on me but I didn't want to spend my short stay helping them fix what they should've handled before I arrived. I am of the opinion it is the hotel's responsibility to check that... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I are big fans of Loews properties and this hotel does not disappoint- in fact, it is probably our favorite of any Loews hotel we have been to. The resort really does seem to transport you to Italy. At the very least, the hotel has you feeling you are not on the grounds of a large, busy... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning aspect to this hotel which has its own lake with boats bobbing leisurely in the water. Nice restaurants if quite expensive depending on exchange rate. Average $40 for a bottle of wine !! Spacious rooms and very clean. Short walk to Universal entrance and express passes ( normally $85 each ) included for every day of your stay (... More 

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Winmalee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wife and I had a three night stay to finish off our seven week holiday in the U.S.A and could not have asked for better than the Portifino Bay Hotel coupled with Universal and Islands of Adventure. We had a great holiday all round taking in New York, Canada, Nashville, Gulf Shores, New Orleans, Memphis before finishing off in Orlando... More 

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Olrando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this hotel. Rooms are very large. Bathrooms are large with both a walk in shower and a separate bath. Great, great place to stay. We look forward to staying here when we are in Orlando. Great walkway over to Universal.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights during the "stay more, save more" deal. We typically stay in Disney during a trip to Florida, but since we're HP fans, we had to see the new attraction. This property has 4 AAA diamonds so I expected a bit more in quality. The grounds are beautiful & really make you feel as though you are... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was absolutely beautiful! The harbor piazza was even prettier at night. Our room was clean and the beds were comfortable. It had a huge bathroom. We could see the fireworks from our room at night. There was a Starbucks right near the water taxi so we could grab something to eat before we left for Universal. We went... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we pulled up to the hotel, we were greeted by valets who were sort of helpful, but not really. We wanted to unload a bit of stuff before self parking the vehicle, and were allowed to do so, but with the valet's help. My daughter was actually moving to Orlando, so we had a bunch of her stuff in... More 

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TN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice room, nice location, shuttle is great to go back and forth to the parks. Check in was a mess because of their poor design of too few check in staff. But they gave us water while we waited and waited and waited. Nice thought.

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East Hills, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family vacation to universal. Stayed in the minions suite. Kids' room window does not open so there is a permanent musty smell. Towels are not up to the loews usual quality either in size or thread count. Maids did not replace dirty glasses or empty ice buckets. Proximity to parks is great. Complementary transportation among properties is a plus. Staff... More 

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