Universal's Portofino Bay Resort Hotel
Orlando International Drive, Florida

Rating 5

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Based on 7051 reviews

Universal's Portofino Bay Resort Hotel
Orlando International Drive, Florida

Rating 5

The Italian seaside village of Portofino has been recreated to offer a lovely place to spend your holiday.


  • Child Care
  • Laundry
  • Kids Pools
  • Wellness centre
  • Conference Facilities
  • Spa Facilities
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Breakfast

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The hotel offers a good range of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes including an Italian with gorgeous views of the bay and a family-style casual outlet. There's also a poolside bar and grill and a choice of evening bars.

Facilities available at the hotel include three themed swimming pools - one with a sandy beach and waterslide, fitness facilities, a spa health club and a kids club.

Other services and amenities available include room service, concierge, FREE Wi-Fi, mail services, 24-hour security and complimentary shuttle buses to Universal's parks.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.


The hotel offers a selection of Rooms and Suites types. All accommodation features a coffee maker, flat-screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi. Room upgrades are available and Suites have the added benefit of a living area.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 7051 reviews

Two day trip to Universal Parks.

30 Aug 2020
Hotel was great from check in to check out. Also the added benefits associated with staying here made it a great deal. Boat ride to parks, fast pass for two days and a really nice pool with food and...

Watch out

22 Aug 2020
I cancled my trip a month ago and still no refund. They told me 4-6 weeks. I just looked again at my old reservation and noticed a refund button. Not cool. Now another 2-3 weeks. They took my money...

Beautiful and relaxing

21 Aug 2020
Beautiful and relaxing, am I in Italy? The Portofino hotel is my absolute favorite on-site hotel. Here's why: -Theme: The theme of the hotel is spectacular. The model of the portofino is a 1 by 1...

Special Information

In-resort fee: There may be a local service charge per room per day (payable locally)

Entry requirements Update; On 18 December 2015, the US Congress passed a Bill updating the requirements for the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP); under the new rules, with effect from 1 April 2016 all travellers wishing to enter the US under the VWP will need to hold a passport with an integrated chip.

Please note: Hotel prices may not include city/room taxes set by local authorities. These taxes may vary according to the city and hotel category. These taxes are payable directly to the hotel.


The hotel enjoys a good central location, just less than 1km to the Universal theme parks and 16km from Walt Disney World. There are many shops, restaurants and other attractions close by.

The hotel is 23km from Orlando International Airport and 58km from Sanford International Airport.

Address: 5601 Universal Blvd, International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32819, USA Telephone: 001 407 503 1000

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