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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
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    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2008

My husband and two boys (10 & 8) loved the Portofino! It was a very active vacation. We biked, jumped on the trampoline, kayaked, surfed, used the fitness center and swam of course! We booked directly through a VRBO owner and were pleased with the price we paid. The adventures (biking, trampoline, beach chairs etc) are an extra charge. The... More 

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slidell, la
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2008

We stayed from July 31 thru August 4. We stayed in 1801 in Tower One. It's a 3 bedroom. Very spacious as we were traveling with 2 other families and lots of kids. The views from the balcony were beautiful. We enjoyed the beach. It's only a short walk from Tower One to the beach. Not far at all and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2008

This resort is highly overrated!! I was not impressed at all, the rooms were poorly sound proofed, you could hear people above you and people outside, and we were on the eleventh floor. Our second night there, we were evacuated due to a fire alarm at 5:00am and were never given any follow up information, even after we called the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2008

Rented a unit from owner the week of July 7. We stayed at tower 2, sixth floor, facing west. Patio was large enough so we could view both the Gulf and Bay. Beautiful view, espeically at sunset. It is true that this location is "away" from everything else, however, that is the point of a getaway. It's only 4-5 miles... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

Just finished up a four night stay at Portofino and were very pleased with the Resort. We rented a two (2) bedroom, on the beach side and could not have had a better view of the beach. The checkin went smooth and actually were able to check in at 2:30 (Check in is after 5:00). The staff were helpful, the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2008

Very disapointed. Thin walls, we could hear our neighbor's talking and laughing, no sleep for 4 days due to noise. And the trash chutes going all the time, it's none stop. Swill filled elavators that you wait for endlessly. The pool was closed twice during our stay. Parking is impossible and the fitness center is too small. Property is too... More 

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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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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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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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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
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Pensacola Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Pensacola Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Pensacola Beach

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