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Ridgepole

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Feb 19, 2018
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I've always felt it was missing something I couldn't quite figure out

Of course, I'm a sucker for RP
The walk was a bit much for me as I like going back and forth during the day. And it always seemed like the interior pool area was closed for private parties. Bad luck maybe. Often have run into that at the RP luau
 

Skold

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Feb 17, 2016
620
Pics don't show this, but are we thinking that they took down all the pictures/artwork of the real Portofino Bay that were in the rooms?
 

shiekra38

Legendary Member
Dec 13, 2009
13,870
Florida
The walk was a bit much for me as I like going back and forth during the day. And it always seemed like the interior pool area was closed for private parties. Bad luck maybe. Often have run into that at the RP luau
I agree completely, that and Hard Rock are ideal for us folks that go back and forth throughout the day
 

agentj

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Apr 24, 2012
187
Rhode Island
Sitting at Thirsty Fish as they have just reopened. As expected, very slow but so nice so see them back. Surprised the Bar American was not upgraded during the closure as was rumored. Guess only rooms upgraded. Still, nice to see Portofino back, one step closer to normal
 

UNIrd

Premium Member
Jul 18, 2008
6,409
Did they put up the Christmas tree in the harbor? Couldn't tell in some pics I saw..
 

agentj

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Apr 24, 2012
187
Rhode Island
Dockside has a tree and it wasn'suppose to open either. It may still show up.

Oh, @agentj to reply to a post, just hit the reply button and type you thoughts after the last bracketed "quote".
My bad, trying to type on my phone in the airport. One of the managers at Portofino said they usually order the tree months in advance and did not
think one would be in this year, IDK
 

4hartthreat

Newcomer
Jun 11, 2018
20
I stayed here in December and Della's was still closed obviously. So we ate at Bice and it was phenomenal. Having never been to Della's before. How do they compare?
 
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Mad Dog

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Jan 30, 2013
20,279
Pittsburgh area
I stayed here in December and Della's was still closed obviously. So we ate at Bice and it was phenomenal. Having never been to Della's before. How do they compare?
Della's is significantly less expensive. Bice food appears more adventuresome. I prefer Della's homey, very comforting, decor and layout to the contemporary Bice, but that's more a matter of individual
preference. Myself, if I'm paying very high end prices I'd rather eat at The Palms in Hard Rock, therefore, though I go to Portofino often, I don't do Bice.
 
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agentj

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Apr 24, 2012
187
Rhode Island
Just a few scribbles. All deluxe hotels are at capacity this month (80%). Crowds are very large in parks and long lines for everything. Citywalk resturants are booked solid every night. Tough to get a reservation unless you book in advance.
Some TM,s are saying it's like precovid. While crowded, Uni still seems to be getting good compliance to Covid rules except for spacing in the walkways. Looks like Uni may get long term benefits as to how they have reacted to the situation