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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 June 3, 2007
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, GA
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2007

I booked directly through the onsite rental company, and would do it no other way. Because we rented with Intrawest we recieved free beach towels, we got to use the beach chairs and umbrella for free, and we got to ride their beautiful catamaran for free. From the time I arrived my family and I were treated like royalty. The... More

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North East Tennessee
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2007

Condo: We rented this condo directly from the owner. The resort had some good prices but I found a motivated owner who quoted a very reasonable rate. The condo was fantastic. We were on the 13th floor with an unobstructed view of the gulf, bay, and island. Every thing was new and the place was spotless. All the appliances and... More

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los vegas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2007

this resort is very nice, beautiful upkeep, fancy restaurant, first calss service. Yet there were many problems, the first of which is the reson i will never go back. Because of one person. Some girl at the front desk. She was foreign from bulgaria, czech, some place like that (in europe). I think her name was xara, farla, again i... More

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um papa mowmow
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2007

I decided to go to Portofino for one reason, there Restaurant. Portofino has a four star restaurant and extremely affordable prices. To my suprise, they remodeled the restaurant and created a brand new menu, this menu cannot be improved at all. I think i had three of everything. From the restaurant to the moon lite walks on the beach. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2007

My husband and I stayed in a suite and it was fantastic ! It was like being in your own home, extremely accommodating. Since we had to stay in a 2 bedroom, it was a bit on the pricey side. It would be best if 2 couples went and split the cost. The staff was very helpful and personable which... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2007

We have stayed at the Portofino numerous times and this was the final straw! Upon arrival we were told that the unit we reserved had been given to someone who checked in earlier than we did. We reserved a gulf front tower and was given a tower at the back of the property. Great view of the bay and gulf... More

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Cumming, GA
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2007

If you are looking for the ultimate beach vacation, Portofino Resort is the place to spend it. It's without question the best place to vacation on Pensacola Beach. We just returned from our stay that last five nights. The resort upgraded us to a penthouse suite that featured two bedrooms and a spacious kitchen and living room. Each room had... More

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Frisco, TX
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2007

Wow, the Portofino towers are a gem. VIEW: you can’t get a bad view... gulf on one side with Santa Rose Bay on the other. CONDO: amenities are like a new home... spacious rooms, full kitchen, jetted tubs, DVD players in each room, floor to ceiling windows, large balcony GROUNDS: well kept, safe environment, lovely beach across a 2 lane... More

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Chicago, IL
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2006

What a great place to stay! Probably the best place on the Gulf Coast. The property was in beautiful shape with many things to do. Our building had its own pool as well as the property had a Lifestyle Spa, white tablecloth restaurant and massage facilities. The white sandy beachs are the best we have ever seen and we have... More

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Navarre, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2006

Portofino was an amazing property! My husband and I were looking for a romantic getaway and we had no idea that we found such a hidden paradise in Pensacola Beach, FL. The towers looked like majestic Mediterranean Villas and we were priveledged enough to stay there. The front desk staff was so friendly and helped us find exactly what we... 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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