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Portofino Island Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 10 Portofino Dr, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An Aunt and Uncle own a condo in one of the portofino towers, so me and my husband try to go here for a long weekend a couple of times a year. I love the location it's just a short drive/bike ride straight down the road from the boardwalk where all the hotels, restaurants, bars and stores are. Because it... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for my graduation weekend with a large amount of family memebers. I booked through Wyndham but from the moment we checked in we were greeted with smiles and great customer service at the front desk of Portofino. The security is wonderful. They are friendly and you feel safe at this property. The maintenece workers were spotted throughout... More 

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Back in October my parents and I vacationed at Portofino, we decided to go to the annual shrimp festival gulf shores our first time. I enjoyed the pools and walked along the sound, I even saw big hermit crabs and a jellyfish. It never rained the entire time we were there. I enjoyed having my own room and bathroom and... More 

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Pensacola Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a 3 month stay at a given price, very close to the start date, they discovered they quoted the wrong price, they insisted on quite a lot more, So I canceled and book with a rental agent at a given advertised price, 3 days later they called and said the quoted the wrong price and that their web... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The unit we rented was a management owned property, rather than from an individual private owner and you could tell right away by how sparsely stocked it was. But worse, was you know they HAD to know the exterior of our side, of our building was getting a sealant applied and still rented it out (there were posters in the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was our second trip to Portofino and we were not disappointed. We make the trip in Nov. when: less crowded, less expensive, cool weather (open the sliding doors), low humidity, no bugs. Just a perfect trip. I have never seen the gulf so calm. It was like a piece of glass our entire visit. During this time of year,... More 

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Morgan City, Louisiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If location is everything, then they have it. After staying here yearly for several years this was a fantastic place to relax. This past September we were very disappointed. The first suite we refused and went to the desk to complain of the condition. We were given another and told that was all they had to offer. This was a... More 

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Pasadena, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great location away from the main tourist area,nice spacious room with great balcony views.Staff was always helpful. Rooms,bathrooms and utensils were all clean.Grill on the balcony a +. Shells can be found to the east at the beach entrance with the restrooms...snorkel for them.

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A year ago we had a great time at Portofino while visiting our son before his deployment to Afghanistan. I decided to bring his grandparents and his two brothers this time to visit him & his wife before his latest deployment to somewhere he couldn't tell us. I just finished face-timing my AF pilot son, the first time I had... More 

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Auburn
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We found this unit at Portofino going through the VRBO site. I couldn't say enough kind things to say about Katie Tipsword, who helped us find this amazing unit which had the 2 king bedrooms we requested each connecting to the balcony which centered off the living / dining area. What a view of the gulf, Santa Rosa Sound and... More 

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Address: 10 Portofino Dr, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Pensacola Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Portofino Island Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 378
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Also Known As:
Portofino Island Hotel
Portofino Island Pensacola
Portofino Pensacola Fl
Portofino Island Resort Spa
Portofino Is Resort
Pensacola Portofino Condo
Beach Pensacola Portofino
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Pensacola Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Pensacola Beach

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