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Swimming pool [outdoor], Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando (FL)
Club Level/Lounge Room (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited) - Bedroom, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando (FL)
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Swimming pool [outdoor], Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando (FL)
Swimming pool, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando (FL)
Swimming pool, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando (FL)
Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

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8.7

Excellent

30 reviews

30 reviews

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9.5

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Parking
Available
Popular landmarks
Universal Studios Florida
810 m
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
1.2 km
Universal's Islands of Adventure
1.4 km
SeaWorld
7.7 km
Discovery Cove
8.4 km
Closest landmarks
Universal Studios Florida
810 m
Parcs a orlando
900 m
AMC Theatre at Universal Orlando
930 m
CityWalk
1.0 km
Hard Rock Orlando
1.0 km

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

5601 Universal Boulevard, International Drive North - Universal, Orlando (FL), United States, 32819 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in International Drive North - Universal, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Magic Kingdom Park. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and hot tub on-site.

Highlights

Inside city center

Check-in [24-hour]

800 meters to Universal Studios Florida

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Hot tub

Facilities

Valet parking

Pets allowed

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Spa

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Orlando (FL) are being booked every minute!
Value for money8.1
Location rating9.5
Nearest airportOrlando International Airport (MCO)
Distance to airport15.9 km

Rooms available at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Deluxe King Room (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 46 m²/495 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Bay View Room - Two Queen Beds (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Bay view
  • 2 queen beds
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Despicable Me Kids Suite (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed & 2 single beds
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Bay View Room - King Bed (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Bay view
  • 1 king bed
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Club Level/Lounge Room (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 46 m²/495 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 queen beds
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Garden View Room - Two Queen Beds (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 queen beds
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Deluxe Two Queen Room (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 46 m²/495 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 queen beds
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Garden View Room - King Bed (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Hearing Accessible Garden View 2 Queen Room (Includes FREE^ Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 queen beds
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Mobility Accessible Garden View 2 Queen Room, w/roll-in shower (Includes FREE^ Universal Express Unlimited)
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  • Room size: 42 m²/452 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 queen beds
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Frequently asked questions

Does Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offer laundry services?

Yes! Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers laundry service at your convenience for whenever you need your favorite clothes clean and fresh all throughout your getaway. Please contact the property for more information.

Is car parking available at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has car park onsite with charges applied for customers traveling with vehicles to take full advantage when staying at this property. Please contact the property for more information, or log into your Agoda account and contact the property through Agoda's direct message chatbox.

What kinds of facilities are offered for kids at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

While on vacation with your family, your kids can also discover the fun in sports and recreation facilities available at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel which include kids club and kids pool.

What payment cards are accepted at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Enjoy the flexibility of easy payment at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel which supports up to 7, with payment card options consisting of Visa, Cash, American Express, MasterCard, and Discover Card.

What is the typical rating that verified Solo travelers' have given to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Verified solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel an average rating of 8.2. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Business travelers' have given to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Verified business travelers that have stayed at this property have given Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel an average rating of 8.1. You can look up more detailed customer ratings and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Couples' have given to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Past couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel an average rating of 8.8. You can look up on more detailed customer ratings, and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

What is the typical rating that verified Families with older children have given to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Verified families with older children that have stayed at this property have given Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel an average rating of 8.8. You can look up more in depth customer testimonials and comments by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What do local travelers think about Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Verified local travelers that have stayed at this property have given Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel an average rating of 7.7. You can look up on more descriptive customer reviews, and responses for this property down in the review section.

What dining places are nearby Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel?

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel’s neighborhood is International Drive North - Universal which includes popular restaurants such as Border Grill Fresh-Mex, Arepas El Cacao, and Margaritaville Restaurant.

What people love about Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

  • 7.2

    Very good
    Cleanliness

    "The cleanliness of the hotel was also remarkable."

    Thaheir

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    October 10, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Lovely restaurants nearby"

    Parimal

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    December 21, 2022

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Hotel, location, facilities and staff - all superb!"

    Nirali

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    March 15, 2022

Overall rating:

8.7

Excellent
30 reviews
Cleanliness
8.9
Facilities
8.7
Location
9.5
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More about Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Orlando (FL), Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is the perfect choice. Its convenient location right in the city center allows you more time to see all that Orlando (FL) has to offer. If you like the most thrilling rides and famous theme parks, then you'll get everything you want at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel -- only 13.6 km from the popular Magic Kingdom Park.
Enjoy all that Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has to offer! Free internet access provided within the resort keeps you connected throughout your stay. Exploring Orlando (FL) is made even more convenient with the taxi and car hire services available at the resort. For those driving their own car, parking is available for guests.
Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Booking the best tickets and getting the hottest restaurant reservations are made easy with help from the resort's ticket service and tours. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.
All your minor, last-minute needs can be taken care of by the convenience stores without having to go anywhere. For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the resort. For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
All guestrooms at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel provide guests with a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. Enjoy your stay even more at the resort, knowing that some selected rooms include linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find television and cable TV available in some selected rooms. Don't worry about being thirsty as a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker and mini bar are provided in some guestrooms.
Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the resort you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels available in some guest bathrooms. Don't forget to visit the exquisite executive lounge to enjoy the luxury services and atmosphere.


Dining and things to do

Don't start your vacation days without your morning coffee, available every morning in the café. A number of great dining options at the resort assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the bar.
Fill your days with the array of activities and facilities offered at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. A relaxing end to every day is possible with a visit to the massage, hot tub, salon, steam room and sauna. Don't forget to make a visit or two to the resort's pool. At Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. Enjoy your favorite drink in your swimsuit at the resort's poolside bar.
Burn off you vacation calories with a quick visit to the resort's fitness facility. Fun in the water is easy with aquatic activities available, like water park. Challenge your travel group members or other guests to competitive fun, with the resort's golf course on site. Family time on relaxed evenings is easy with the resort's games room and shared lounge and TV area.
Got someone special waiting for you back home? Then easily pick up a memorable gift at the shops and souvenir shops.


Around the property

Be sure to visit some of the city's popular sights during your stay in Orlando (FL). Find that special item or souvenir that will commemorate your trip to Orlando (FL) at Disney Springs located 13.4 km away. Be sure to visit International Drive located 5.6 km away, an item on every checklist of those who travel to Orlando (FL). A great museum trip can be had at Madame Tussauds Orlando located 4.1 km away, with local art that provides a sense of the region.

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Amenities and facilities

Excellent
Facilities

8.7

Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fitness center
  • Game room
  • Golf course [on-site]
  • Hot tub
  • Massage
  • On-site entertainment
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Spa/sauna
  • Steamroom
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
  • Water park
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Convenience store
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Food delivery
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shops
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
  • Xerox/fax in business center
For the kids
  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids club
  • Kids meal
  • Swimming pool [kids]
  • Theme park
Access
  • Cat-friendly
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Dog-friendly
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • pet bowls
  • Pet-friendly [charges apply]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Smoke alarms
Getting around
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Car power charging station
  • Rental car
  • Taxi service
  • Valet parking
Available in all rooms
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • In-room safe box
  • Internet access – wireless
  • iPod docking station
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linens
  • Microwave
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking
  • On-demand movies
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Safety/security feature
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Shower
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Wake-up service
  • Wi-Fi [free]

Food and dining

Restaurants on site
Mama Della's Ristorante
  • No additional information available
Bar American
  • Cuisine: American
Gelateria
  • Cuisine: American
Mama Della Ristorante
  • Cuisine: Italian
Sals Market Deli
  • Cuisine: American
Splendido Bar and Grill
  • Cuisine: American
Starbucks
  • Cuisine: American
Thirsty Fish
  • Cuisine: American
Bice Ristorante
  • Cuisine: Italian
Trattoria del Porto
  • Cuisine: American, Italian

Location

5601 Universal Boulevard, International Drive North - Universal, Orlando (FL), United States, 32819
Exceptional
Location

9.5

Airports
  • Orlando International Airport (MCO)
    15.9 km
  • Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM)
    21.0 km
Public transportation
  • Orlando, FL (ORL)
    9.2 km
  • Orlando Health/Amtrak
    9.2 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Dr Phillips Centra Care
    3.4 km
Shopping
  • Orlando International Premium Outlets
    1.1 km
Convenience store
  • On-site
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM on-site

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Universal Studios Florida
    810 m
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    1.2 km
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure
    1.4 km
  • SeaWorld
    7.7 km
  • Discovery Cove
    8.4 km
  • Disney Springs
    13.5 km
  • Magic Kingdom Park
    13.7 km
  • Walt Disney World® Resort
    14.7 km
  • Epcot
    14.7 km
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom
    18.7 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Universal Studios Florida
    810 m
  • Parcs a orlando
    900 m
  • AMC Theatre at Universal Orlando
    930 m
  • CityWalk
    1.0 km
  • Hard Rock Orlando
    1.0 km
  • Orlando International Premium Outlets
    1.1 km
  • Belz Factory Outlet
    1.1 km
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
    1.2 km
  • Rockport Shoe Outlet
    1.3 km
  • Islands of Adventure
    1.4 km
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 3-17 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 18 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • * Requires theme park admission. * Requires theme park admissio Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure as determined by Universal Orlando. Early Park Admission begins up to one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening for Universal’s Volcano Bay. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. © 2022 Starbucks Coffee Company. Cabana Bay Beach Resort TM & © 2022 UCF Hotel Venture II. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2022 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from16:00
  • Check-out until11:00
The property
  • Number of bars/lounges3
  • Number of floors6
  • Number of restaurants9
  • Number of rooms 750

Reviews of Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.7
Excellent
Cleanliness8.9
Facilities8.7
Location9.5
Service8.6
Value for money8.1
High score for Orlando (FL)
Rating
9+ Exceptional (4)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (1)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
Time of the year
Mar - May (2)
Jun - Aug (0)
Sep - Nov (2)
Dec - Feb (1)
Showing 5 verified guest comments
10.0
Exceptional
Yongzheng from China
Couple
Garden View Room - Two Queen Beds (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
Stayed 1 night in April 2023

Good place to stay”

Get unlimited express for Universal as well as good service

Reviewed April 03, 2023

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7.2
Very good
Thaheir from South Africa
Family with young children
Club Level/Lounge Room (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
Stayed 4 nights in October 2023

Very good”

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Portofino Bay Hotel and I must say, it was an unforgettable experience. From the moment I arrived, the staff made me feel welcome and ensured that I had everything I needed for a comfortable stay. One aspect that truly stood out to me was the excellent staff interaction. Every interaction I had with the staff was pleasant and professional. They were always ready to assist with any inquiries or requests I had, and went above and beyond to ensure that I had an enjoyable stay. The highlight of my stay was the porter, Abdel. He was incredibly friendly and welcoming, and his knowledge about how to navigate and explore Universal Studios was invaluable. He took the time to provide me with detailed information and tips on the best attractions to visit, saving me a lot of time and making my visit to the park seamless. The cleanliness of the hotel was also remarkable. The rooms were spotless and well-maintained, and the common areas were always kept tidy. It was evident that the staff took pride in maintaining a high level of cleanliness throughout the hotel. During my four-night stay at Portofino Bay Hotel, I had an incredible time. The hotel itself offers a beautiful and picturesque setting, and the amenities provided were top-notch. The pool area was relaxing and well-maintained, and there were several dining options available that catered to a variety of tastes. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire staff at Portofino Bay Hotel, but especially to Abdel, for making my stay such a memorable one. Thanks to their incredible service and attention to detail, I made unforgettable memories during my visit to Universal Studios. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a fantastic stay in the area, as it truly exceeded my expectations in every way.

Reviewed October 11, 2023

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10.0
Exceptional
Parimal from Zimbabwe
Family with teens
Garden View Room - Two Queen Beds (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
Stayed 2 nights in December 2022

Amazing ”

Amazing staff and facilities. Lovely restaurants nearby

Reviewed December 21, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Stephen from United States
Family with teens
Garden View Room - King Bed (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
Stayed 2 nights in October 2022

Halloween ”

Very nice hotel. Loved water taxi and amenities

Reviewed October 14, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Nirali from United States
Family with teens
Club Level/Lounge Room (Includes FREE* Universal Express Unlimited)
Stayed 2 nights in March 2022

Love this hotel”

Hotel, location, facilities and staff - all superb!

Reviewed March 16, 2022

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