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The Portofino Hotel & Marina, A Noble House Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • Sleepy resort set on a private peninsula, a short walk to the beach
  • Right next to King Harbor, where there's a colony of sea lions
  • Free bike hire
  • All rooms have private balconies or terraces

"Beachy but sophisticated" -- Fodor's
84%
Enjoyed This
(19 Member Ratings)
"The view was beautiful!!!"
Jennifer
31. Jan 2018
Long Beach , CA, USA

Map & Directions

The hotel is 20 minutes by taxi from Los Angeles International Airport. Self-parking and valet parking are available at the hotel (charges apply).

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Set on a private peninsula about 30 miles from Los Angeles, Portofino Hotel & Marina is a sleepy resort surrounded by sand and sea. As well as easy access to the beach, expect an old-fashioned charm from this quaint retreat, which is conveniently placed for exploring the local area. The dining and entertainment outlets of Hermosa Beach are just five minutes away by car.

Borrow one of the hotel's free bikes and ride the oceanfront path -- it's flat and runs for 20 miles -- all the way up to Santa Monica, or visit upscale Manhattan Beach and the shops in Manhattan Village, both five miles away. Kids will love King Harbor, next door to the hotel and home to a colony of California sea lions.

The hotel's restaurant Baleen is a "a most welcome addition to the South Bay dining scene", says Fodor's. The menu focuses on ingredients from the sea, with dishes such as fish tacos, lobster sliders and ahi tuna nicoise, and there's a daily happy hour (3-7pm) for discounted drinks and apps.

A special make-your-own bloody mary bar -- self-service and all-you-can-drink -- is available on weekends (from 7am-2:30pm) and stocked with flavoured vodkas, spices and garnishes. There's also a heated outdoor pool and a small fitness room.

True to its Italian town namesake, the bedrooms have a Mediterranean flavour. Each is decorated in beach colours and has a private patio or balcony. Some overlook the marina, but the best views are toward the ocean. Upgrade to a suite for a 4-poster bed, double-sided fireplace and claw-foot tub.

From the press:
  • "Interiors are beachy but sophisticated" -- Fodor's
  • "Features include a diminutive swimming pool and a fine restaurant/lounge, Baleen, which feels nautical by day and romantic by night" -- Lonely Planet

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bike rental
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children under 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room (on request). Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge. Extra bed available on request in king bedded rooms: $30 for children and adults. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Fees: A Facility Fee of $10 applies and includes:
Wi-Fi, access to the Pool, Fitness Center & Business Center and Beach Cruiser Bicycles.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

84%
Enjoyed This
(19 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for The Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club, Redondo Beach (CA) (part of Noble House Hotels & Resorts) over the past 15 months.
4.2 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.0 Rooms
4.1 Quality of Service
3.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
The view was beautiful!!!
Jennifer 31. Jan 2018 Long Beach , CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and free bike rental
kevin 07. Jan 2018 Carlsbad, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location was really nice. I also loved the lobby area.
Other Comments
The hotel was way overpriced. I wouldbhave enjoyed my stay if I didn't pay so much to st at there. The quality of hotel and rooms did not match the price.
Jennifer 02. Jan 2018 Anaheim, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Free bike usage
Other Comments
Had to argue with several people about the complimentary breakfast no late check out and no free tap water with breakfast and every surface of room was covered in things to purchase
Laura 31. Dec 2017 Redondo Beach, CA, USA
Other Comments
I expected a lot more - we are familiar with Noble Hotels and love the Kona Kai in San Diego - this hotel was nothing like it. It seemed like more of a converted motel...old furniture, bad layout, dark rooms etc. the staff, understandably give it was xmas, seemed like they didn't want to be there. We had to ask for each package benefit and the room upgrade was a joke.
oran 26. Dec 2017 San diego, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and view
Other Comments
Clean, comfortable, great location, friendly helpful staff, excellent housekeeping, on-site restaurant (Baleen Kitchen serving excellent food), Ocean view.
Donald 26. Nov 2017 Goodyear, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
The Sevice is top notch. From the moment we stoped the car we were treated lime royalty. Everyone made is feel welcome and like the head pf the family!
Other Comments
Most relaxing stay I have ever had in Redondo Beach.
Matthew 01. Aug 2017 Redondo Beach, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Dining at Baleens was nice on the water. Our waiter, Jack, was great. The room colors and designs fit the nautical feel near the boats.
Other Comments
The hotel did not have a wheelchair available. I was very surprised, and disappointed. My sister who had a stroke and can barely walk, was physically stressed walking down the long halls instead of riding in a wheelchair. No coffee or coffee cups in the room even thou there is a coffee pot. The frigerator was completely full so we could not cool anything we brought.
Yoshio 13. Jun 2017 Long Beach, CA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Breakfast.
Other Comments
When I got home I see they billed my whole stay on my credit card even though I gave them your voucher. Can anyone on your end intervene for me?
Shelly 08. May 2017 Pensacola, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The staff! They were friendly, welcoming and professional. The hotel was a nice property but much better with the outstanding service.
Other Comments
It's a great beach/marina location. 20 minutes from LAX airport. It's walking distance to restaurants and bars. 5 minute drive to downtown Manhattan beach. The property is very nice, clean and nicely decorated. It has a "boutique" hotel feel. It's now a new favorite place for us.
Aurora 29. Mar 2017 San Jose, CA, USA

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