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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando

  • 5601 Universal Blvd. Map It
  • Casual Chic
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Italian villa atmosphere
  • Large spa
  • Restaurants on-site
  • Short walk or ferry ride to CityWalk, Universal Studios, and Islands of Adventure
  • Guests skip lines at Universal rides
  • Kids' activities
  • Shuttles to SeaWorld

Cons

  • Rooms and meals are pricey
  • Daily fee for in-room high-speed Internet or Wi-Fi as well as for parking

Updated 04/30/2014

Fodor's Review

The charm and romance of Portofino, Italy—destination of Europe's rich and famous—are conjured up at this lovely luxury resort, where part of the fun is exploring the waterfront "village" from end to end and not knowing what you'll find around a corner or down some steps. The illusion is maintained by the details: cobblestone streets, variegated row houses lining the boat-dotted "bay," and inviting archways that lead to narrow, shop-lined alleyways, stairways, and

piazzas, but made slightly surreal by the sounds of screams from Universal roller-coaster riders. Well-appointed rooms are decorated in cool, modern aqua and cream, with deluxe beds, and flat-screen TVs. Three pools offer aquatic fun or peaceful sunning.

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Hotel Information

Address:

5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, Florida, 32819, United States

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Phone:

407-503–1000; 800-232–7827

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 750 rooms, 49 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 04/30/2014

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