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Reviewed 12 April 2012

The pictures are accurate. The boat brought us up to the rocky pier in front of the hotel. Staff and management are friendly and knowledgeable. We traveled with a large group and were able to sample almost every room. Rooms could use some updating, but still had a rustic charm. The food at the restaurant and bar was good. Sabang...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Visited Puerto Galera with my family and stayed at Portofino for a week, the resort is in good location, beach front, away from city life noise but still walking distance to pubs and shops. They have a nice swimming pool specially if you got kids, staff are friendly and good service but food menu in their restaurant is a bit...

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1Thank mabelle09
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 February 2012

My family and I stayed Portofino last year and it wasn't bad for a 3-star hotel. The location is excellent - on Little La Laguna Beach about a 10-minute stroll from Sabang. The hotel is right on a pretty OK beach (but its condition can vary from month to month). Good for the kids. The building is a charming, Spanish-style...

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1Thank Merlyn011
Shanghai
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Overall, Portofino is nicely situated, about 5~10min walk from Sabang so it's quiet and next to Action Divers (where we took diving classes) and a wonderful restaurant called Full Moon. The staff is friendly and accommodating, after we checked-in we asked to see if we can take a look at other rooms and potentially change our room. The staff was...

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1Thank Jack C
Vardo, Norway
Reviewed 2 January 2012

This is very good beach, and all filipino people use this cheap place for relaxing. Staff is very friendly. I will prefere this beach then other expensives beach with huge entrance fee.

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1Thank Arild V
Manila
Reviewed 13 November 2011

Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera has a good variety of hotels and scuba diving facilities and is reasonably accessible from Manila for a short holiday. We booked a "dive & stay" package with Action Divers / Portofino Beach Resort; which meant either a low cost room or discounted diving, depending on how you look at it. With the new toll-ways completed...

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1Thank SaranganiDiver
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 June 2011

A friend and I booked the Portofino for a two day trip. Once we got to Puerto Galera, we loved it and the hotel so much that we ended up staying for five nights. The hotel is in a great location right on the beach in La Laguna. The atmosphere is very laid back and enjoyable, and we liked the...

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2Thank Logan A
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 30 May 2011

We just got back from an unbelievable trip to the Phillipines, that we really went into kind of blind. After spending a few days in Manilla and other parts of the Country, we made out way to Puerto Galera and to check into the Portofino Beach Resort. Upon checking in we were immediately taken care of by the staff and...

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Management response:

ChvyRado, thanks so much for your very kind words. We really enjoyed having you and your friend stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Good luck in your new job.

Victoria
Reviewed 4 April 2011

This resort is not what it appears to be. The rooms are run down, musty and unclean. There is not a beach as shown in the brochure or on line pictures and no place available to sunbathe, not even at the pool. The biggest insult was when the manager arranged our transport back to the airport. He assurred us that...

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5Thank BandJCanada
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This review is suspicious as its source cannot be verified. The first part of the review has been copied from another review and we responded to its considerable inaccuracies there. The second part has been copied from a private email between myself and a guest over a minor mistake made by the transportation company on their return trip to the...

Clarksburg, Maryland
Reviewed 30 December 2010

I can't say enough good things about my stay at Portofino. This was my second stay at this resort. We previously stayed their in 2006. I was able to get two large family rooms to accomodate my extended family. The hotel management ans staff went out of their way repeatedly to ensure that our stay was a success. The rooms...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portofino Beach Resort is located on prime beachfront in the lovely Small La Laguna Beach area of Sabang, Puerto Galera.The Spanish-Mediterranean style buildings nestled among a grove of coconuts and other exotic tropical plantings combine to create an environment of quiet intimacy and relaxation. Our restaurant menu combines the best of Mexican, Philippine and International cuisine. Your privacy, comfort and leisure are assured. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Beach Resort

Address: Small la laguna Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
Region: Philippines > Mindoro > Oriental Mindoro Province > Puerto Galera
Price Range: $82 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Portofino Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Portofino Beach Hotel Puerto Galera
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#19 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Galera
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“do not get any rooms here, they are all old and in dire need of renovation”
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