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    Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

    5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819-7880
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    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    I've stayed at the Portofino so many times, and every single time I have a unique and amazing experience. We live in Orlando, so when we want to enjoy Universal and take a little stay-cation, it is our favorite place to stay at. I love...More

    2  Thank Stephanie R
    Response from LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoResponded 1 March 2016

    Thank you for your kind words. It means so much to us that you took the time to share your experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the many benefits of staying on-site at Universal Orlando Resort. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    I was at Loews Portofino Bay for a conference from Feb 25-28 and it was a wonderful facility for meetings and conferences. While the rest of my party got to enjoy the parks, I was in meetings! But the facility is great, the food and...More

    2  Thank HorseheadsTraveler
    Response from LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoResponded 1 March 2016

    Thank you for your comments and recommendation! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, our goal is to provide an exceptional experience for all of our guests. We are disappointed to hear that...More

    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    My husband and I stayed in the Portofino in early Feb. 2016. The room was great and very clean. The hotel was fabulous and had great dining options. Be sure to hang around on Friday evening when they have food and music in the piazza....More

    1  Thank Robyn4851
    Response from LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoResponded 1 March 2016

    Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to review us! We are so delighted that you enjoyed our beautiful rooms. As we are modeled after the Italian village of Portofino, our hotel is certainly unique and picturesque. We hope that...More

    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    Absolutely amazing service, great food, great hotel, super clean (I have OCD so this is a big deal to me) everyone went above and beyond to make sure our stay was perfect! We are definitely going back in April!

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    Response from LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoResponded 1 March 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you enjoyed our spacious rooms and attention to service. Thank you for visiting Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando, and we appreciate being recommended by you.

    Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

    My husband, 2 children, and sister-in-law are here for a 3 day vacation before my husband's year tour for the military, and so far the first 2 days have been great! We are extremely happy with our last family vacation with my husband before he...More

    2  Thank Brittney H
    Response from LPBHManager, General Manager at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoResponded 29 February 2016

    Thank you for sharing your comments about your stay. We are pleased to read that you took full advantage of some of our amenities such as early park admission to Islands of Adventure, complimentary Universal Express ride access, the Italian charm of our resort, and...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
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    • US$ 288 - US$ 593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #14 Top resorts Hotel in Orlando
    • #14 Spa Hotel in Orlando
    • #15 Green Hotel in Orlando
    • #24 Luxury Hotel in Orlando
    • #45 Business Hotel in Orlando
    • #54 Romantic Hotel in Orlando
    • #80 Family Hotel in Orlando
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    • Number of rooms
    • 750
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    Response from Tammie P | Reviewed this property |
    I would check into Uber, Lyft, or aTaxi. The public bus option would be miserable. As someone else replied, there may also be shuttles that run from that area as well. If you do research, you can find options. Also... More
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    Around every 20 minutes. However it's best to get there before 12 pm.
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    Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
    We did not buy our tickets there. We bought annual passes prior to going because it made sense to us. We have a Daughter in College outside of Orlando so we travel to Orlando a ton. That being said, the Express passes were... More
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    "Don't expect an early check in, I don't think they do that. Plan 4:00"
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    "Choose Bayfront over Garden view"
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    "They offer the express pass for Universal, this is a big plus"
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    "Room in a different hotel are best"
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