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Portofino Beach Resort

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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Villahermosa, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there with my family for 3 days and the experience was facinating. The staff really friendly and always willing to help, the room Orchid was absolutely stunishing, with a beatiful view to the beach, ample area and very clean (this is the first time i had stayed in a hotel where they clean the room twice a day).... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Josmar H, We are happy you enjoyed your experience at our resort. The staff does their absolute best to make everyone feel welcomed and comfortable. They are a very important part to our resort. We are also very happy that you got to experience the sea life around this wonderful place. We look forward to the opportunity to have... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Belize for our honeymoon 10 years ago and recently returned to Portofino to celebrate our anniversary. We stayed at the same resort and even in the same room. It is a very peaceful, secluded spot, and we enjoyed our stay very much. However, while we do plan to return to Belize, we would probably not go back... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello mama2threelittleones, Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort. First of all, we want to congratulate on your Anniversary. It is always an honor to be able to share in such momentous events in someone's life. We are happy you were able to stay in the room you once celebrated your anniversary in years ago. The small things... More 

Minneapolis, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again Portofino has surpassed vacation standard. Not only did I have a wonderfully relaxing vacation I also felt like I was visiting family. The accomodations, cuisine, and staff were all amazing and we can't wait to return next year!

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such warm comments here Ireinbold. Please remember you are visiting family now. it is always great to have returning visitors so we can build a stronger bond. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. More 

Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms at Portofino were beautiful and very comfortable. We especially loved the front porch on every cabana. Great for watching the sun rise or having an evening cocktail. The layout of the resort was very nice including the pool. The staff was very friendly, but we were sometimes confused on what was included and what wasn't and whether tips... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Billie L, Thank you for sharing your experience with the resort here. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with the resort and your experience in Belize. We really are happy not to be in the center of town. The town has its appeal but at the end of the day quiet relaxation is what we prefer to have... More 

Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this resort for its close proximity to Mexico Rocks for snorkelling without having to take a boat and for its peaceful location away from San Pedro. First the many positives. We caught an early flight from Belize city and thanks to the wifi at Belize City airport I was able to email the hotel to report our early... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Portofino for 5 nights in March 2015 after arriving by boat from Belize City. We had arranged a boat transfer with the hotel by email which was complimentary. The hotel do offer a complimentary boat service into San Pedro and back and is worth it as a water taxi one way cost $11 (US) the transfer... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the layout of the hotel focused on the central pool and beach. I had a beach cabana which was very comfortable with a large bathroom, air con, fridge, TV and good wifi. Very peaceful and the staff are all lovely and exceptionally helpful. The hotel can only really be accessed by boat, this is free several times a day... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello suziirish, Thank you for sharing your experience with our resort here. We know we are a little out of the way and try to let everyone know through our marketing. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the staff's effort to make you and all our guests feel welcomed. And we do appreciate you enjoy the... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a few days in Belize before going to a wedding in Guatemala. Portofino was just what we needed. From the moment we got to there, we felt like family. Ashira is such a sweetheart. She welcomes you and makes sure you have everything you need. Raul, seemed to know a couple from New Orleans needed drinks all the... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Melanie H for sharing your experience with our resort . We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and got to experience the warmth of the staff. It is truly one of the important features of the resort. We do appreciate everything they do. We hope to see you again. More 

Lake Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Portofino Beach Resort could have gone either way. You could focus on the negative or focus on the positive. We focused on the positive and had a great trip, but in writing this review and trying to be objective, I must admit there were a few things not quite up to par. First of all, we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous, relaxing setting, with excellent staff. It has everything you need to stay and literally do nothing, yet offers great excursions for those adventurous types. The staff assists with setting everything up. Our accommodations were lovely, clean with fresh flowers daily. It wasn't overly pretentious like some chain hotel and resorts. It is very romantic, perfect to hit the reset.... More 

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PortofinoBZ, Manager at Portofino Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear JDullGurl, Thank you for your kind words and sharing your experience with our resort here. We do our best to keep the resort warm welcoming and in tip top shape. Reviews like this encourage us to keep doing more. Thank you. More 

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