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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

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Pendleton, Indiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only reason I didn't rate this 5 stars is probably trivial to most but when your degree is in Architecture finding out that most of what you see as far as rockwork, fancy trim and other things that decorate the hotel are painted instead of the real thing. When you boast that you are an upscale hotel but build...

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Olrando
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We very much enjoyed our stay at the Portofino Bay Hotel, and felt that the proximity really enhanced our enjoyment of the parks, of the Blue Man Group show (which was a huge hit with our boys!), and of the dining options at City Walk. I booked a Club-Access room for us primarily because I booked the trip just days...

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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If you are looking for a place to stay while in Orlando, look no further. This place was great. From the check in to the check out, they were awesome. The rooms were extremely clean, the restaurants yummy especially the Italian one with the pasta bar, and the service was A+.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our stay here exceeded our expectations. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The facilities are quite nice, and the boat/shuttle service to city walk and parks is very convenient. The hotel food was very good and the restaurant service was universally exceptional. The live singing/outdoor entertainment every night is an added treat and nice touch, as is the serenading...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was very impressed with this hotel. I booked a 4 night stay during spring break (Mar. 20-24, 2017) for our family of 5 (kids ages 10-17). We arrived at 2p, our room (2 queens in west wing facing the bay w/ adjoining parlor suite) was ready. Rachel at the front desk, gave us a very easy to understand orientation...

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Olrando
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Portofino Bay resort was lovely, well kept, and peaceful. If you want a more quiet place with refined dining, a choice of family pool or a more quiet pool with bar service where you can sit and read a book or play Boccie, it's perfect! Access to the park is by ferry boat or walking. The ferry is pretty regular...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We usually stay at the house of the mouse, but my 11 yo daughter is into thrill rides, so I researched and let her pick between here and HRH. First of all, the grounds are lovely and we arrived about 1:30 and checked in with Mary. She was fabulous and was able to get us into a room immediately. I...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

As always, the staff is top notch. Randal and Shannon went out of their way to try and solve a seaming endless issue with our room keys. At check in we weren't able to use the room key to issue our express passes, multiple keys were reissued before they got the problem corrected. Once at the parks the kids were...

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Olrando
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best family vacation we have been on. From check-in to check-out this hotel does it right. The pool is amazing for families, and the friendliness of the staff is fantastic. We have stayed here and at the Grand Floridian in the last month, and I would take this hotel all day over the Grand Floridian. Thanks again for a...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the parks and downtown and stay at the Portofino! We opted for the Club upgrade on this trip and I am so glad we did - the staff there is AMAZING - attentive, friendly, helpful, always smiling and always plentiful. For some strange reason the Portofino was our cheapest option this weekend...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a luxurious escape inspired by the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Perfectly appointed rooms and suites, gorgeous vistas and incredible cuisine welcome you to celebrate la dolce vita-the sweet life. Located on-site at Universal Orlando Resort, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is in the heart of the excitement of Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure, and Universal CityWalk. Guests of this hotel enjoy exclusive theme park benefits. Skip the regular lines at most attractions with FREE Universal Express Unlimited ride access - a benefit worth $89 per person, per day**. You can also take advantage of Early Park Admission one hour before the theme park opens, and more! (valid theme park admission required.) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

Address: 5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819-7880
Location: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: $283 - $601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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 Spa Hotel in Orlando
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#17 Green Hotel in Orlando
#27 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#45 Business Hotel in Orlando
#54 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#80 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“Our room faced the lagoon, can't imagine a better view at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Huey1954, yesterday | Read review
“west wing is a little fancier than the east wing, but both are excellent. slept sooooooo great - mattresses and linens were perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles votemom, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for a room close to the club level lounge if you have access to it.”
 of 5 bubbles sdbeachlvr81, 1 week ago | Read review
“We were on the 5th floor east wing. While it was a bit of a walk the Bay View was well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles dawnl520, 1 week ago | Read review
“wifi is limited to four devices per room, after that, you pay $14/day...”
 of 5 bubbles Patrick_Lana, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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