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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEWvia mobile

Huge rooms, friendly staff and great location are the three most prominent thoughts when thinking of this hotel. Was here for business, but I felt like joining everyone else on vacation - the weather helps too! The only thing I wish was that The Thirsty Fish closed a little later.

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Went here for my birthday weekend. It was beautiful and more laid back than the other on site resorts. There are a few restaurants to choose from, a great gelato shop, souvenir shop and a Starbucks. Everything we ate here was excellent, including my free birthday canoli! It is a nice place to stay with the family. I would have...

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Rochester, New York
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Recently returned from another 4 Night Stay at the Portofino, our 3rd stay since September 2016. If you are looking for a beautiful property where you can get away and relax at the hotel and also experience the Parks this is the place! We don't always stay at Club but do Highly recommend considering upgrading to the Club Lounge, James...

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Conde-Northen, France
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called in for breakfast last Saturday morning it was great i have to say the staff are very friendly as was the manager Brian i think it was ? who took the time to welcome us !! very relaxing area looking over the bay .Loved it

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Jacksonville, Florida
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We were visiting Universal Orlando to celebrate our son's 12th birthday as he had never been to these parks before and is finally old enough to truly appreciate roller coasters. We decided to spend the extra money and stay at the Portofino Bay Hotel in order to take advantage of the Unlimited Express Pass that comes with staying here. This...

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Sarasota, Florida
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Everything was truly 5 star and VIP to the max. The restaurants are phenomenal and the service is excellent. With the harbor and piazza you will feel like you're in Italy. The pool is beautiful and heated so we were able to swim in February. The food is delicious. One of our favorite things to do is get a pizza,...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Experienced a very relaxing stay at Portofino Bay Hotel. The room was spacious and comfortable and very clean. Also enjoyed the boat taxi to Universal Studio, had great dinners at Red Oven, Vivo and twice at Hard Rock Cafe. Can't wait to return.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was one of the first on property hotels I stayed in. The water view in front of the property is gorgeous! The buildings are so realistic it is like right out of Italy! The grounds are beautiful with nice decorations. The pool is big with a lot of places to lay out. You also get the express pass with...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to be close to Universal Studios, you could find no better place. The boat shuttle service is fantastic and lets you go back and forth as many times as you need from very early in the morning until 2am. Its intended to have an Italian feel based on the town in Italy of the same name and...

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a three day stay w daughter and grandchildren ( ages 2, 5 and 9), tacked on the end of a Disney stay. We stayed in a deluxe club floor room. I thought it would be nice to have breakfast and snacks all day for the kids. Our room was fine, decent sized w two queen beds and...

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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
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: €274 - €557 (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
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel At Universal Orlando Florida
Hotel Style:
#15 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#16 Spa Hotel in Orlando
#17 Green Hotel in Orlando
#29 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
#45 Business Hotel in Orlando
#54 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
#80 Family Hotel in Orlando
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“Great location”
 of 5 bubbles Rachiepp, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you don't get the room you want when you check in, ask and they may be able to accomodate you.”
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“Go for a balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles Lifeboatwill, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“West Wing and Villa Wing rooms are closer to the better pools”
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“Do not pay for the club lounge! Do not get the Photo Pass.”
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