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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed there in our visit to Orlando last April. The hotel is inside Universal and an easy walk or boat ride to Universal Studios. Service is good, helpful. Rooms are big, clean and well kept. We eat at two restaurants, Mamma Della’s and Bice, both very good in its way. Each room have a nice view to the lagoon... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Researched this hotel on line. Been to Disneyworld many times but never Universal so we decided to give it a try. This hotel is fabulous. When you stay there with a package you get park hopper passes with front of line passes. That alone makes it worth staying there. We were in; the park about to do the Despicable Me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The resort was beautiful. All of the workers were super friendly and very helpful. The pool behind the west wing has a sand beach and is really nice. The water slide wasn't working while we were there but the kids still loved it. There is a full service bar and restaurant by the pool. Our waiter was very helpful but... More

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Olrando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attended a business meeting at the hotel and was thrilled with every part of the stay. Room was big, clean and beautifully decorated. Staff was so friendly and helpful with everything. Water taxi to parks was peaceful, efficient and a fun way to travel. The walk is also beautiful. Access early to parks is great and the Fast Pass was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is enormous it was like a labyrinth to get through. We got a club level room which included breakfast and snacks throughout the day, which was great and the staff was excellent. The room: Was perfect size with 4 of us sleeping in the room with 2 queen size beds. I didn't like how the bathroom was set... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 3 nights at the Portofino Bay Hotel, in a deluxe room for four. The Service, Rooms and Location are great. All you have to do to get to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, is take a quick fifteen minute boat ride. The food was excellent, and the noise level was quiet. The pools and hot tubs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel with amazing facilities! Would definitely recommend. Great place to relax after Universal Studios. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Coming into the bay on the complementary boat is just amazing. Really makes you feel relaxed. The room we had was big and newly refurbished.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Make sure you see where your room is at check in on a map if you choose this hotel. I have stayed here several times, primarily because of the express passes to Universal that it offers. This time I was traveling with a family member who recently had knee surgery. I specifically stated to the person at check in that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights in a deluxe room as there were five of us. Resort was quiet which was great. Rooms were clean. As mentioned in other reviews, the deluxe room is larger, but most of the space seems to be because of the extended bathroom as opposed to the bed area which seems a bit of a waste. Otherwise... More

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Olrando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our Portofino experience was wonderful. The beds gave me the best sleep I had in years. I have to find out what kind of mattresses and pillows they have. I was soooo comfortable. Food was excellent, nice staff. Really had a great time and can't wait to go back.

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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*
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Loews Portofino Bay Resort
Portofino Orlando
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#19 Green Hotel in Orlando #22 Spa Hotel in Orlando #24 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando #29 Luxury Hotel in Orlando #34 Business Hotel in Orlando #83 Family Hotel in Orlando
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Celebrate la dolce vita — the sweet life — at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando®. Located at Universal Orlando® Resort, this luxurious hotel re-creates the charm and romance of the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy, right down to the cobblestone streets and outdoor cafes. Hotel guests enjoy spacious guest rooms featuring authentic Italian furnishings, impeccable and attentive service, an opulent spa, three themed swimming pools and exceptional dining. Hotel guests also enjoy an exclusive package of theme park benefits, including: * Early Park Admission† to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, one hour before the theme park opens (valid theme park admission required)* Universal Express ride access* to skip the regular lines throughout both theme parks - a FREE benefit worth up to $87 per person, per day (valid theme park admission required)* Complimentary water taxis or shuttle buses to make getting around the resort fast and easy so you can make the most of your time * And more. ... more   less 
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