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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

#84 of 328 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing but positives about the Portofino - what a wonderful way to spend a week at the parks! After the hustle and bustle of visiting Universal and Islands, taking the boat back to our little slice of Italian heaven almost felt like coming up for air! How great - wonderful service, amenities, convenience, ambience, some of the most comfortable beds... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently enjoyed an excellent 9 days vacation at the Portofino which came about mainly by chance. We fled our pre-arranged hotel in the Disney area owing to adverse circumstances involving about 19,000 American students and arrived at the Portofino without a reservation. We received the wonderful assistance of Laura L. on the front desk who found... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful property. It was clean, comfortable, and well appointed. Every amenity imaginable is available onsite, Our room overlooked the pool area. There is an onsite Starbucks, a bar, and a number of dining options. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Olrando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wouldn't stay anywhere else. They went over and above to make sure every little detail was attended to. If you see any negative comments on this site - please consider the source. I read some of them and most were meaningless and petty. I have to say I have never stayed anywhere where the people were so kind and willing... More 

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Leeds
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful and has been done with sympathy for the real Portofino and I would stay there again. It is relaxing and the king beds are really comfy. The great plus point is the express pass, although there is no express on the Hogwarts express or new gringots ride, but as you get the additional early hour for... More 

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Olrando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved the atmosphere of your hotel. I would not stay any where else but at this hotel the next time we visit. Thank you so much!!!!!! I will tell every one to stay here it has everything. You really do

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Newcastle upon tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the club level in a room with a view of the pool. The location of the room was great for us, we have three kids so it was quick to get to the pool elevator. The water taxi to universal was regular and so convenient. Easy to pop in for a meal on city walk or visit... More 

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Spring Hill
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is very nice. A little pricey for what it is, but nice non the less. Way better than the Pacific Bay, but not as nice as the Hard Rock location. We will stay here again for sure. Boat ride to City Walk is nice also. Overall really nice so far. Room is very clean and the bed is... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved taking the water taxi to city walk. Make sure you stop at the parks to use your universal express pass which you can gat from guest services. Just bring your room key. You could spend a week here without a car. There is plenty to do at city walk and the parks. I took lovely and memorable pictures Bellisimo

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had read a few reviews on this hotel, and was a bit sceptical, but I arrived, and it was better than I expected! Clean, average sized rooms with comfortable beds, and the property was huge! Pools were lovely, and pool attendants were friendly. (Stephanie was the best!) the next day I went down (in the middle of the day)... More 

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