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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

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#73 of 336 Hotels in Orlando
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed today NEW

the hotel is well designed, the room are spacious and comfortable. My only regret is that the windows are blocked which is often a great frustration specially with the perfect floridian weather. the designers managed to recreate the atmosphere of the wonderful italian old port, It is really very well done and the great advantage is the access. In the...

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Lake Placid, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and family and I had the privilege to stay two nights last week in adjoining rooms with a patio in your Villa Guest rooms. From the moment we arrived, we were in awe with the beauty and scenery at this beautiful hotel. We were greeted warmly with the valet attendant and the check in process was flawless. Erinn...

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

WOW, thank you so much for such amazing feedback. Our team members strive to provide excellent service and we are pleased to hear your family felt right at home here. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the many benefits from staying on-site with Universal and that your granddaughters had a memorable birthday! We look forward to welcoming you back...

Westport, MA
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Just left this hotel a couple of hours ago. Spent 5 nights. Staff was friendly. Room ( 1520 ) was clean and comfortable. Nice big bathroom. Only complaint is that there was a weird howling sound inside the room. I think it was from too much air being pushed into the room and no place for it to go. Did...

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Grand Island, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our time at the Portofino Bay Hotel. My two young sons (2 & 5 years old) are big minions fans and they loved their Minions suite. They couldn't wait to sleep in their "bomb" beds. The staff at the hotel was fantastic and willing to go the extra mile for us. My mom traveled with us and...

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always stay at the Portofino when we want a couple of days fun at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. The rooms are spacious and luxuriously furnished, deluxe rooms have an oversized bathroom and great views of the bay, they have three pools, the villa pools being our favorite with cabanas and high quality loungers. Love the fact you...

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New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have stayed many times but not at club level what a hidden gem. The club lounge for breakfast amazing with concierge standing by for all needs. Lunch is snacks and drinks you take to the park they will even put it in a bag, the dinner is steak fahitas as a sample with free beer and wine till 8pm...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I found the staff very friendly and helpful. The property was well kept and comfortable. I enjoyed the food and the pool area was nice. The parks are a close walk away. 10 minutes to Universal! I recommend this for families and business travel.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a perfect location for visiting Universal Studios. We stayed for 4 nights, and did 2 days at the studios. The staff were really friendly, the location was perfect. There was a regular ferry shuttle to the park entrance, or it was about a ten minute walk. We arranged our tickets as part of the booking, so everything was...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel made us feel very special during our recent stay as part of our 35th anniversary celebrations. From the moment we arrived they spoilt us with cards, badges and a beautiful hamper. The hotel was relaxing and beautifully themed; the beds comfortable and the rooms spacious. The boat trip to the parks was always pleasant and the staff friendly...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let's face it, when comparing to a Ritz property, it's not 5 star; however, the overall experience (atmosphere) of the hotel with the Italian theme along with the really nice staff, our stay was fantastic! They have several really beautiful pools; one that is a very large "quiet" pool where you can enjoy the peace and quiet without children. The...

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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: $280 - $539 (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
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#80 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“try to be on the water”
90percentpure, today | Read review
“Go for a deluxe room with a bay view.”
MelKillen, yesterday | Read review
“While the water view rooms are more pricey, they are worth every penny.”
ADDKET, 6 days ago | Read review
“Pay extra for a Bay view room you wont be disappointed”
cagan20, 1 week ago | Read review
“There is a children's pool with a water slide so if you are a family you might want to chose towards the back of the hotel.”
LDV27, 1 week ago | Read review
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