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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

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#73 of 335 Hotels in Orlando
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$393*
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

This resort was amazing. From the luxurious feel if the common space and the rooms. The staff was friendly and helpful throughout the resort. Amazing pools with great slides. Towels are provided including the towels that cover entire chair. Plenty of onsite food options including a starbucks. We enjoyed being a 10 min walk to Universal or a 15 min...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are thrilled you enjoyed our picturesque property and our Italian food. We hope you have many opportunities to visit us again. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back!

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Very good hotel. This hotel has everything you'd expect. It has awesome facilities, mostly very well kept. It's close to the parks...plus the perks that come with staying at a Universal based resort. The staff is very friendly. The food is good. The pool is amazing. My one big warning (and the reason I gave it 3 stars) is that...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy you enjoyed friendly staff and the hotel’s prime location! We do have many early arrivals, but it is always our goal to have rooms ready by 4:00pm. I am very sorry you encountered a longer than expected wait, and we will continue to do everything in our...

Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Fab hotel and vast. Rooms need a repainted but we only stayed one night/2 days. Perfect for what we needed as a base. Clean today and comfy beds. Great pools for children and great bar for grown ups 🍸 ferry across to rides and food X We used the car park for 2 days which was reasonable and secure. Main...

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

Thank you for your comments. We truly appreciate your choice to stay with us. We are pleased your experience was a positive one, and look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is an amazing hotel that is a must stay if you frequent Universal. Everything from the grounds, to the staff are top notch. We had our room upgraded, and now feel as if any other hotel in Orlando would be a step down.

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

Thank you for your feedback. It is always a pleasure to hear that our guests experience a stay that is truly fantastic. We hope to welcome you back on a future visit!

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

Wonderful hotel with easy and early access to Universal. Always a pleasant boat ride back and forth. We loved the " feeling " of being in Italy, sitting and dining in the piazza. Food and service was great! Pools beautiful, which there were three to choose from . We were a family of eight. We defenitly would stay again.

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

Thank you for sharing your comments about your stay. We are pleased to read you took full advantage of some of our amenities such as Early Park Admission and complimentary water taxi. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon!

Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2015

What a wonderful hotel! Nothing I can say speaks louder than the sentence to follow. I tried to rebook within 24 hours of leaving the hotel!!!! for another family event in November. The grounds were beautiful, the staff was excellent, the pools and hot tub areas were exquisite and the entire facility was impeccable. I will recommend this to everyone...

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

Thank you for sharing your review. We are glad you enjoyed our attentive staff and picturesque property. We truly value your opinion, so thank you kindly for all your suggestions. I will certainly forward your comments to the appropriate teams. We are thrilled to know that you had a great time here, and we hope you can return soon. Ciao!

Long Island City, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Our stay at the Lowes Portofino Bay Hotel was nothing short of amazing. All of the staff was helpful and polite. Our room over looked one of the Piazzas and we could hear the nightly opera music! The king size bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was huge and very clean. We loved that we could walk or take...

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

Thank you for your comments! We are so happy you enjoyed a true Loews Portofino Bay Hotel experience. Our goal is always to make you feel pampered and supremely comfortable, and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know that we succeeded. We look forward to welcoming you back again!

Manhasset
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We had two connecting rooms at the property, which is conveniently located and gracefully decorated. The complimentary express pass for the two Universal Studio parks make this property's high price tag all worthwhile, combined with the early access and easy transportation to the parks. If you're not planning to visit Universal Studios, I wouldn't recommend this hotel. We truly felt...

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

I am pleased to hear you experienced outstanding service from our team members. They work tirelessly to provide an experience that is memorable for all of our guests. Our team members bring the Italian spirit of ‘la dolce vita’ – the sweet life - alive in many ways. I am happy the experience we create made you feel like you...

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I was sooooo disappointed with my stay here. I had requested a bay view on the club level a year in advance, however when I got there, of course I was told that there was no bay view available. Ok fine, so they told me, we can give you a pool view...I got a pool view alright..a nice view of...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We are glad you chose to stay with us, but I am very sorry to hear we did not live up to your expectations this time. We would value the opportunity to speak with you directly regarding your concerns. Please email us at portofinogeneralmanager@loewshotels.com so we may schedule a call...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Loews Portofino Bay Resort Hotel in Orlando is top-notch! I stayed an entire week on business and could not have been more pleased with everything from the facility to food service and staff. Just go!

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We are excited to hear your group enjoyed Loews Portofino Bay Hotel for your conference! Our beautifully appointed meeting spaces, from boardrooms to ballrooms, can accommodate any function. We hope that you can find time to enjoy the rest of our resort on a future visit. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back. Until then, ciao!

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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 

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Address: 5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819-7880
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Orlando
Price Range: €250 - €529 (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
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#15 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
#15 Spa Hotel in Orlando
#18 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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“I recommend the club level as you get the benefits of food, soda's and snacks through out the day.”
mhutch, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“West guest wing ,closer to the water taxi and beach pool”
cptdic9, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some East Wing rooms are VERY far from pool and transport -- Be sure if you are in East Wing that you are as close main lobby as possible.”
460ChrisW, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms facing family pool great choice for families”
amyf437, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Building 3 is ideal - next to boat shuttle and the main pool and Bice their best restaurant.”
daviddecoursy, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
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