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    Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

    5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819-7880
    (407) 503-1000
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    • Excellent60%
    • Very good23%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    “water taxi” (449 reviews)
    “beach pool” (210 reviews)
    “express pass” (398 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 3,967 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Let’s start with the positives about this hotel -Staying here gets unlimited express pass for free for the parks -Free water ferry to city walk and parks, takes about 10 minuets -nice rooms and spacious for standard two queen beds - The not so goods...More

    1  Thank joe_cast_g
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    From the time we entered the lobby we were greeted by smiling faces. Rose greeted us with a smile at the front desk and was so professional, kind and helpful. She made us feel welcome from her first hello. She is truly a gem. I...More

    15  Thank Rob M
    Response from LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoResponded 18 June 2017

    WOW, thank you so much for such amazing feedback. It is feedback such as yours that helps inspire the team to excellence. We will be sure to share your comments with them and we look forward to your return visit! We are thrilled to hear...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    Exceptional hotel. Enjoy every minute of our stay. The staff was amazing. The hotels were awesome and the breakfast buffet was an enlightening experience. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone that would like an enriching experience while visiting the themes

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    Thank delanop188
    Reviewed yesterday

    This was our second time at the Portofino and it keeps getting better! By far the nicest resort around and the customer service is top notch. They also have a great variety of restaurant offerings, cafes, bars on site so you don't need to travel...More

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    Thank christinagP6771AZ
    Reviewed yesterday

    Absolute awesome place to visit. Will be back to enjoy more relaxing time and seeing what Universal has to offer. Hotel staff were so professional and courteous. Room was elegant, with a beautiful room overlooking the bay. Nice Job folks!

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersSilver level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$306 - US$629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 Spa Hotel in Orlando
    • #15 Green Hotel in Orlando
    • #16 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
    • #26 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
    • #45 Business Hotel in Orlando
    • #54 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
    • #80 Family Hotel in Orlando
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 750
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    • Location
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    • Orlando
    • 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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    NRNYC
    25 November 2017|
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    Response from Chuck M | Reviewed this property |
    Don’t know about heated pools. All pools are a very short walk from anywhere in the hotel.
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    25 November 2017|
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    Response from LC2121 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the pools are heated depending on the weather. The closest to the main pool (beach)is the West Guest Wing.
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    "free express pass"
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    "The only draw back I saw was the garden view room wasn't much of a view. Just trees right out the window."
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    "The bay view is lovely"
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    "Bay view rooms so you can see when the boat comes."
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