Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819, United States
+1 407 503 1000
£61
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rate per night

8.8
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based on 444 reviews

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Fri 15/10
Sat 16/10
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KAYAK£61
travelup£79
KAYAK£85

About Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Located a short drive from Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers elegant accommodation in Orlando. It boasts an outdoor pool with water slides, a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Guests can enjoy a range of massage treatments and beauty therapy at the in-house spa, Mandara Spa. For an easy and effortless check-in and departure experience, guests can take advantage of the express check-in/check-out facility. It also provides convenient facilities for meetings and events.

Recently refurbished, the resort has 750 modern rooms. Each provides a variety of entertainment amenities, such as a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station. A coffee maker, a mini bar and a private bathroom can also be found in each.

Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel's bar & grill is open for dinner, offering guests an easy dining experience near their room. Drinks can be enjoyed at the in-house bar. A wide variety of dining options are also found in close proximity to the property.

The resort provides a convenient base to discover Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Orlando International Airport is a 25-minute drive away.

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Rooms available at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

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Queen rooms(£61 - £518)
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£148/night

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£235/night

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Amenities at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Business centre

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • ATM on-site
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Entertainment staff
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Water slide

Dining

  • Minibar
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Microwave
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop

General

  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Lockers
  • Telephone
  • Newspapers
  • VIP room facilities
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Gaming console
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Smartphone dock

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Beauty salon

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kids' club

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

8.8
GreatBased on 444 verified guest reviews
8.3Solo
8.8Families
8.9Couples
8.7Friends

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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Clean, beautifully decorated, boat shuttle from the hotel to the city walk and other places at Universal so there’s no reason or need to have a car

Cons:Bottles of water in the room were $7.50 each if you used them to make the provided tea or coffee. No complimentary shuttle service to/from airport - I paid $30 each way for an Uber.

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9.7 Excellent
Pros:We enjoyed the Club amenities and FastPass access to Universal Studios theme parks
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9.7 Excellent
Pros:Great stay with nice beach pool and good restaurants. Early access was unbeatable. Too expensive with extra charge for parking and mini fridge.
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:PBH was the best choice for our visit to Universal Studios Orlando. The restaurants were great. The one we went to had a musical that was an initiate source of classic italian songs. The room was over the top amazing (we stayed in the presidenta suite). The staff was friendly, accomodating and inviting.
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8.0 Great
Pros:The beds were comfortable, the bathrooms were spacious, and you felt safe.

Cons:I made some recommendations when I made my reservation. We had three rooms and were told we were in the West wing close to the transportation, we ended up on the east wing as far away from the transportation as possible. They didn't do anything to rectify the problem, just told me that it was on the reservation but the rooms were full.

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Location

5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819

What's nearby

  • Universal Orlando Resort0.6 mi
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure0.8 mi
  • Orlando Premium Outlets International Drive0.9 mi
  • Wizarding World of Harry Potter0.9 mi
  • Fun Spot America1.1 mi
  • Skeletons: Animals Unveiled2.7 mi
  • SeaWorld Orlando4.9 mi
  • Discovery Cove5.2 mi
  • Lake Eola Park6.7 mi
  • Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe7 mi
  • Orlando Science Center8.4 mi
  • Magic Kingdom Park8.5 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 16:00, check out anytime before 11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

  • Both dogs and cats are welcome at the Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel with a maximum of two pets allowed per room. On arrival, each pet receives a gift which includes a special treat, their own bowl and a pet tag. You will also receive information on all useful pet services in the area such as vets and pet stores, as well as a map of all the local walking routes. The hotel charges a fee of $100 per pet per stay, and please note that pets must be kept on a leash at all time in the hotel.

  • Those who would like to keep their exercise routine can head to the Mandara Spa’s Fitness Center which is open from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm every day. The center has a stretching area with mats provided. Guests of the Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel get free access to the gym.

  • The easiest and most convenient way to get to the Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel from the airport is by car and the trip will take about 30m. If you choose to take a taxi expect to pay a fare of around $55 for a one-way trip, and if you are looking to rent a car for the duration of your trip, you will find over 10 car rental companies located at the airport and you will be able to park at the hotel for $27 per night if you park it yourself, or for $36 per night if you wish to use valet parking.

  • The hotel staff will be happy to help you organize your next work event, whether it’s a small meeting or a conference, in their Meeting & Event Space. The Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has multiple rooms that can be hired, from boardroom spaces to ballrooms and outdoor spaces, they provide group catering if requested, and have multimedia and presentation systems available for hire. In addition, a spa or golf activity can be organized even for large groups.

  • If you are looking for a wide range of different spa treatments, then look no further than the Mandara Spa. Their treatments are divided according to a region of the world, so you can choose between the Asian, Indian, Mediterranean or New World journeys, each offering a range of treatments using ingredients inspired by their region. You can get a discount if you choose the complete the full journey, with a treatment for your hands and feet to complement the journey. The spa is open daily from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, and the salon until 6:00 pm. (Prices checked 01/05/19).

  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is located at 5601 Universal Boulevard in Florida Center, 6.3 miles from the centre of Orlando. Universal Orlando Resort is the closest landmark to Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.

  • Yes, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel does not offer free parking.

  • No, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is 9.9 miles from Orlando.

  • Yes, Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel has a pool on-site.

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Value for money

7.7

Distance to city centre

6.3 mi

Location rating

9.5

Nearest airport

Orlando

Distance to airport

9.9 mi