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San Diego, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Let me start off by saying the location is great! Lots of things to do in the surrounding neighborhood. Don't feel like going out? The hotel even hosts real lively events. Beautiful views and cute rooms. Very romantic for a little get away. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

When researching hotels in San Diego, I was looking for good shuttle service, walking distance to restaurants and a smoking area for my mother and TripAdvisor was right. I chose this hotel based on the great reviews for Jose, coordinator of shuttle service. Like others have said, he goes out of his way to provide excellent advice and service. He...

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Nav_Mary, Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are very pleased reading your review and thank you very much for sharing such kind and detailed feedback on your recent stay with us. As a boutique hotel, we try to go that extra mile to make more of a personal relationship with all our guests. Jose definitely contributes greatly to making that possible as well as...

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Room was spacious and bed was comfortable. The view was beautiful from the roof top patio. Highly satisfied with room service. I was able to place requests via text and received quick replies. I was accommodated promptly with my needs.

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Long Beach, California
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Can't really complain because we got rooms thru Travel Zoo for a great price which included breakfast. Nice hotel, decent rooms, nice breakfast at Glass Door restaurant. It was nice because our Trolley stop was a few blocks.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved this cute little boutique style hotel in Little Italy. The view of the harbor was beautiful. Customer service from the staff was great! I loved the restaurant that was onsite, delicious food. Will definitely stay here again!

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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an older hotel in a perfect location. The staff was great and the breakfast on the 4th floor was way better than the fare at chain hotels. The room was fine, but oldish. The bathroom shower area was a bit shoddy. I would stay there again, but I wish the bathroom area would receive a little love.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was in a great location, and the free shuttles to the airport and downtown were good and the staff were really helpful. The rooms were comfortable enough, nothing special, but very reasonably priced.

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is not up to the standards of today. Room was dull. and the bed not comfortable for two. Breakfast was below par. The corridors were sad looking. Location close to little Italy was fine. Glad we only stayed one night.

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Palmdale, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I wanted a short get away and chose the Porta Vista Hotel in Little Italy San Diego. I've stayed there once before, 1st time for my wife and we both Loved It!. The Hotel is clean and the Staff are simply Stellar in their efforts to accommodate you and make you feel welcome. It is somewhat dated...

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We checked in on 4/19/2017 for a two night stay with our children who's ages range from 6 and 2. Loved the location, the hotel room itself was good. Would have enjoyed a great deal more had construction not been taking place and causing very loud noise from 6:30 am until around 4 pm. Although this was not the hotels...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked in the heart of Little Italy, only four blocks from San Diego harbor, the Porto Vista Hotel offers a breezy gateway to everything the city has to offer. Whatever you'd like to do, see, taste, or try is only minutes from this hotel on the edge of Downtown San Diego.The quaint bistros, shops and art galleries of Little Italy are right outside our doors. A two-minute cab or trolley ride gets you to Petco Park and the vibrant Gaslamp nightlife district, Old Town San Diego, the museums of Balboa Park, and Qualcomm Stadium. As a truly unique choice among affordable hotels in San Diego the Porto Vista features impeccable service in a dynamic central location. Shuttle service is provided to nearby locations including Airport, Cruise Terminal, Convention Center, Amtrak, Gaslamp Quarter/Horton Plaza. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porto Vista Hotel

Address: 1835 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Little Italy
Price Range: $165 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Porto Vista Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Ascend Collection San Diego
San Diego Ascend Collection
San Diego Clarion
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“Walk all of Little Italy & Fisherman's Village. Gas Lamp District is a very short and very affordable distance using Lyft or Uber!”
deuce32, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Forth floor. Easy access to the bar”
jeru1224, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms facing the bay have the best views.”
daut59, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we are not sure of any special request one may need to make. All areas seemed quiet after it was noise down hour”
jennysZ2949MM, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The top floor offers fantastic views. We had a room on this level and loved it. Ask for fifth floor if it is available,”
loly, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
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