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Portofino Island Resort & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 Portofino Dr, Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
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Ranked #7 of 10 hotels in Pensacola Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2008
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Tyler Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2008

Our stay was excellent. We asked at time of booking for a direct view of gulf and high floor. When we got here, they had our room ready and was probably one of the best views I have ever seen. The 3 bedrooms were perfect. We stayed in 2001 Tower one (20th floor, room 1) Room 1 has the best... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2008

We just returned from a 5 night stay at Portofino (which began on 6/17/08) with our 3 elementary-age boys. The beach is WONDERFUL - the Portofino area is not developed (and the east side of the resort is park land) so it is unspoiled/uncrowded. Imagine sugary white sand, nice, warm, clear water (and very gentle surf - no undertow worries... More

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2008

We loved our stay at the Portofino Resort. We booked directly through the owner and saved hundreds! (VRBO.COM Ref # 31125) We were on the 19th floor with a beautiful sunset view. The resort is the best we have found on the north Florida coast. The beach at the resort is absolutely beautiful and not crowded! The resort has a... More

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2008

This is an incredible resort. Awesome views, beach and the unit we rented was spectacular. To get a better price rather than from the onsite management company , we rented from an owner who advertises at www.vrbo.com/22871 This place has it all: beach , resteraunt , bar and grill , 8 pools , hot tubs , massages , tennis courts... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2008

We stayed here for a long weekend...stayed in Tower 1, unit 1603..nice unit...Portofino is just too far away from anything...if you want to be by yourself, then this is the place for you...the drive to everything was at least 15 minutes...the water taxi is a joke....only available every other hour...you really have to plan when you are going to go... More

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Bloomington, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2008

Wow!! What a great resort. Portofino has everything. Great for families. The terrace units give you extra outdoor space. The ocean front units have breath taking views. I have never stayed at a nicer place. I can't wait to go back!!

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Tampa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

Nice place, very clean, great beach. I would go back again.

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Ooltewah, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2008

The facility is amazing. Clean property through out. Our Condo which had a ocean view was breathe taking. The elevator were the fastest I ever ridden! We will definitely revisit again and again

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arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2008

We have stayed here twice, once in May 2004 and again in May 2007. First year we booked through portofino and last year vrbo. Stayed in tower 1 first and tower 3 last. the only complaint was tower 3 unit we stayed you could not get the breeze as in other condos and could not see sunset from balcony. the... More

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2008

We stayed at Portofino, just for the weekend. The resort is beautiful. The view from our balcony was fabulous. We rented our unit from the owner with no problems. The condo was spectacular. I was prepared to be disappointed in the fact that it was not directly on the Gulf, but no disappointment. We ate at the restaraunt on the... 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*
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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

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Pensacola Beach #7 Family Hotel in Pensacola Beach #7 Business Hotel in Pensacola Beach
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