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Portofino

3.0 of 5 6 Miles North | PO Box 36, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Hudson, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Portofino resort was amazing. The accommodations were spectacular, the food was top notch, the staff made me feel like I was their favorite visitor. They all took the time to know you by name and great you with a smile and/or wave. The rooms were very romantic, with the sweet touch of flower petals and deserts on your bed. The... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so excited for our trip to Belize and elected to stay at Portofino based on all the positive reviews. However, we were extremely disappointed in the level of hospitality, lack of housekeeping service (we had to ask for new towels and toilet paper), bugs (inside and out), and our accommodations (we stayed in the mansion). The indoor plumbing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out visit to Portofino was Awesome, it was all about love at Portofino..The room was very romantic..flowers everywhere, The service was excellent. The food was well prepared, we really had a awesome time..we will definitely recommend Portofino to our friends and family..Thank you for making our stay a unforgettable one!!

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San Pedro, Belize
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local photographer and I photographed many places on Ambergris Caye, including Portofino resort. I leave reviews only at the places I experience myself as a tourist and also, behind the scenes. Portofino had always been amazing with their clients. Pristine atmosphere, very friendly staff, superb surroundings, I can say this is the perfect getaway. Ideal for families..... More 

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Oakland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting Belize City and San Pedro my wife and I were a little skeptical about our choice of picking Portofino Resort as a place to celebrate my 65th birthday and check off one of the items on my bucket list. Upon our arrival we were greeted by warm and gracious staff in a very inviting and beautiful setting. We... More 

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Sewanee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

25 years ago we were married at a little resort on Raratonga in the South Pacific. We wanted to recreate the event, but not travel that distance. We spent the time and effort to find the right place, the right small resort, the right island. We did it! Our dreams were not just met, they were exceeded by the professional,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at a beachfront cabana with hammock and it was amazing! the service is impeccable and rooms are comfy and clean. the beds are amazingly comfortable! We love that they gave us an unlimited amount of fresh made soaps. I also received a massage right on the beach that was great. The bar guys made awesome drinks and even... More 

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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portofino resort should be a sophisticated resort but it's a kind of rustic accommodation. The beach (like everywhere in Ambergris Caye...be aware of that) has got grass and the sea is not blue but brown everywhere. The beach cabana is a kind of camping bungalow you'll have to share with other guests that allow you no intimacy at all and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked a beach cabana. This overlooked the pool and, beyond that, the palm-fringed beach. The cabana was spacious, equipped with a huge bed, ceiling fan and a/c. The bathroom was spacious, with separate shower and toilet. Overall, the accommodation was very comfortable. The resort is small enough to allow a chilled out atmosphere but big enough to avoid... More 

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort here. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. We understand your concern about the cost of the restaurant at the resort. Being as remote as we are has a mix of advantages and logistical preparations. Being as far as we are does affect the overall price of our restaurant. We do... More 

Norwich
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26 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a spot of luxury having been travelling around Guatemala and Belize and for us the Portofino fell short of the mark. First impressions were not great. The reception/ bar area is cramped and a bit shabby. Our room wasn't ready on arrival, which was fine, so we had lunch in the restaurant, which was really disappointing.... More 

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PortofinoBZ, General Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences with our resort here. We are saddened that you did not feel that our resort met your needs. We are always working with our food and beverage staff constantly to keep standards high with personal relations and service and food quality. We understand your issue with the allergies and will look for ways to... More 

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Address: 6 Miles North | PO Box 36, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Portofino Hotel San Pedro
Portofino San Pedro
Portofino Belize/San Pedro
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in San Pedro
#6 Spa Hotel in San Pedro
#12 Top resorts Hotel in San Pedro
#17 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
#21 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
#23 Family Hotel in San Pedro

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