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It was great, go back again.

Comfortable bed and awesome water pressure in the shower!

Hotel was beautiful, a vacation destination on its own. So many things to do, great location, the biggest draw for me were the free unlimited express passes provided to all guests. The staff made us feel valued and were very accommodating.

The property is beautiful. Very covid conscious. temperature checks, masks, the whole nine yards. Let's be blunt, it is not cheap. and the rooms aren't glamorous, but when going to orlando, you hardly stay in the room. the water taxi to the park and city walk is great and beautiful. Staying in the resort gives you fast pass entry to the rides. all employees were top notch. restaurants the same.

The property was clean and the employees are top notch!

The staff was very helpful. easy access to parks and city walk

Nice property its worth the extra cost to stay there no complaints

Good local escape for friends and family. Easy acces to Universal parks.

Nothing. Property is in need of updating. Room had broken dresser pull and the lock from the shudders were missing. The mirror was de silvering. It was ok nothing excellent. On top of it all the car valet damaged my car.

It is very close to Universal Studios. It was a nice quite room. Nice spread out with pools. Club benefits were great with breakfast & evening reception. Great experience!

Superb! We came here as a family group of four adults to celebrate mom’s birthday. We were automatically upgraded to adjoining harbor-view rooms, which made it easy for us to socialize. Beds were comfortable, rooms spacious and clean. Couldn’t have been better!

Beautiful hotel! The service was great and the rooms were spacious!

Great hotel, with beautiful grounds. Plan on walking a lot during your stay, and taking multiple elevators to get to your room. Other than that, the hotel is AWESOME!

Universal Blvd Orlando FL

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Florida
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • 3 outdoor pools

Located in Florida Center, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is adjacent to Universal Studios Florida and within a 15-minute walk of popular sights like Universal CityWalk. This 750-room, 4-star aparthotel welcomes guests with 3 outdoor pools, 5 restaurants, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

There are multiple options for onsite dining with 5 restaurants, including Bice Ristorante, which specializes in Italian cuisine. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the 2 coffee shops/cafes. Start each morning with cooked-to-order breakfast, available for a fee from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.


Rooms

Each apartment has an array of amenities, including an iPod dock, a coffee maker, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and a 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels and pay movies. The bathroom offers hair dryers, free toiletries, and bathrobes. Other standard amenities include a safe, a phone, and an ironing board.


Property features

Guests staying at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel enjoy access to 3 outdoor pools, a gym, and a sauna. If you drive, self parking is USD 28 per night, and there's also a free theme park shuttle. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with securing valuables, dry cleaning/laundry, and tours or tickets. If you like to take your furry friend along on your adventures, this pet-friendly property offers food and water bowls. Other amenities at this spa aparthotel include free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and a business center.

Room options

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Garden View

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 5

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 5

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Bay View

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Everyone (25) Couples (3) Family (15) Friends (1)
5
Everyone

By on May 5, 2022

5
Family

It was great, go back again.

By , from Hartland on Apr 19, 2022

5
Everyone

By on Dec 14, 2021

5
Family

Comfortable bed and awesome water pressure in the shower!

By on Dec 13, 2021

5
Family Family with small children

Hotel was beautiful, a vacation destination on its own. So many things to do, great location, the biggest draw for me were the free unlimited express passes provided to all guests. The staff made us feel valued and were very accommodating.

By on Oct 22, 2021

5
Family

The property is beautiful. Very covid conscious. temperature checks, masks, the whole nine yards. Let's be blunt, it is not cheap. and the rooms aren't glamorous, but when going to orlando, you hardly stay in the room. the water taxi to the park and city walk is great and beautiful. Staying in the resort gives you fast pass entry to the rides. all employees were top notch. restaurants the same.

By on Apr 27, 2021

5
Family Friends Family

The property was clean and the employees are top notch!

By on Feb 3, 2020

3
Friends

The staff was very helpful. easy access to parks and city walk

By on Nov 20, 2019

4
Everyone

By on Oct 29, 2019

5
Family with small children

Nice property its worth the extra cost to stay there no complaints

By on Jul 13, 2019

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
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