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Portofino Island Resort & Spa

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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Did I mention location ? Perfectly situated between Ocean and Bay, an easy stroll to the beach or the bayside pool , with a fantastic Adventure Cove for kayaking, paddle boarding and other activities. The kids declared this the "best beach vacation ever". The staff is uber-friendly (without exception), almost at Disney levels. Now the downside; very expensive compared to... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
8 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Portofino still hits it out of the park with their uber friendly helpful staff and the overall ambiance of casual elagance.... go stay enjoy! Lovely views, incredible spa experience, fantastic beach. And it is right next to.a nature preserve and between the gulf and the sound, in a word, spectacular.

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NJ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Stayed in tower 5 at the beginning of January and could not have been happier with our choice. The views from the gulf-facing units are stunning, and the entire property is beautifully maintained from the gym to the tennis courts (being resurfaced while we were there) to the beautifully paved walkways and roads. The restaurants are very good and reasonably... More 

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pigeon forge, tn
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Have stayed at the Portofino a couple times now and every time is always wonderful. The staff is very professional. I love being able to run on the treadmill looking out at the bay!!! Property is well maintained and the landscaping is awesome. The pools are great the location is wonderful and the beach is awesome. I don’t even consider... More 

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Pensacola Beach
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We were able to get a great rate and a beautiful condo at Portofino with Our Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals! We had a great view and the condo was lovely! I needed a few little things that I had forgot and the staff at Our Gulf Coast went out of their way to accommodate! We will be returning to Pensacola... More 

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Bethlehem
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I was here for the holiday and it was awesome. We stayed in the tower closest to the beach. At first I was hesitant to stay in a room with a view of the sound rather than the gulf but it was awesome. The view at day and night was spectacular. We had fun watching the action on the tennis... More 

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Twin Cities, Minnesota
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We just arrived last night and about froze to death. There were no blankets or comforters on the beds, and after 3 hours of waiting for housekeeping today, nothing has shown up. No one seems to care. Moreover, the other things that were supposed to be in the condo are only 75% here. The front desk claims that the room... More 

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Dallas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

September 2011 we rented TWO Gulf front 3 bedroom units for a month. This was not our first visit to Portofino. The last time we stayed everything was perfect, not this time. I am just going to list everything wrong with both units. Beds HORRIBLE (no mattress protectors no blankets, dirty stained bed spreads, mattresses that were sunk in the... More 

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Tennessee
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We found this resort by luck! We spoke with the owner about her 3 bedroom condo in Gulf Shores. She informed us that it was booked but would we consider her Florida condo. She gave us the website and wow was it beautiful. So here we are going on our 7th and final day. This condo was above expectations and... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We were here in the off season. The weather was bad. We enjoyed watching Sunday football at the outdoor restaurant. Everyone was very nice, from the gate guard to the wait staff. Regular tenants were also nice. The condo was beautiful. Ours needs MINOR work. Our view was beautiful. We enjoyed the exercise room, the hot tubs and the atmosphere... More 

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