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Ankara
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Otel was very good . The staff was very helpfull. The breakfast was not good. It is very close to downtown. It was not very cheap but all downtown otels in san diagi are not cheap as i know. Room was cleab.

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We offer exceptional guest service, wonderful amenities, maintain a clean and welcoming environment all within minutes away from the best of San Diego has to offer for a comparably valued price. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our complementary hot breakfast buffet that many compliment on. We always are improving every...

Chico, California
Reviewed 29 July 2015

After booking through an outside source, we ran into a couple of "speed bumps", most notably, the absence of breakfast vouchers for our family. After a pleasant discussion with Anthony, the desk manager, the family was issued all the necessary vouchers, saving us a significant amount.This helped immensely, as feeding three teen-age sons is a big part of a vacation...

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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I choose this place for my anniversary weekend. My wife and I had a great time in Little Italy. The hotel was clean and orderly. The staff was friendly and polite. At night it does get loud in the hallways because other hotel guest seem to forget that there are people trying to sleep at 2 am. Perhaps the hotel...

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The hotel was great. A great staff, very friendly and willing to help in every way. Good location to little Italy. Clean surrounding and sensually close to all restaurants. Out of all 5 stars hotels never heard anyone complaining about anything. Buffet great. That's all that's needed to be say. Was a great vacation.

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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

There was a mix up in my hotel reservation at another hotel, and I was just glad at that point that we found an empty room *somewhere*. (It was comic-con week-end) But this hotel looks like a very old motel with a very cool façade added to the front of the building. The room was small and dark and didn't...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Porto Vista Hotel was a fantastic venue for a big college reunion for my fraternity. We packed 150 people on the roof of the venue, and had an amazing view of the San Diego bay as the sun set. The location was fantastic as well - we were close to all the hot spots in Little Italy as well as...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Hotel well situated in Little Italy area. Close to good restaurants and down road from the waterfront area. Shuttle service provided by hotel excellent. Enjoyed breakfast while taking in the view. Also enjoyed lovely sunsets from rooftop area. Staff helpful. ATM available on first floor as well as lots of reading matter on happenings taking place in San Diego.

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

Gabby, We are pleased to hear that your stay was excellent! We take great pride in being close to the waterfront and Little Italy, it makes your stay that much better. From our rooftop and helpful staff to our breakfast and shuttle service we appreciate your gratitude and recognition in our efforts to make your stay pleasurable as possible. Can't...

Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We stayed here for 3 days and I really wanted to like this hotel. It looked cute and while it wasn't very spacious, it had everything we needed. But there were several issues I couldn't overlook. First of all, the room was LOUD. It opened out into the parking area and the doors to the restaurant and bar. So beeping...

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

Melissa, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to provide us feedback about your stay. I apologize about the breakfast confusion and appreciate you letting us know so we can correct the challenges immediately. We are looking into the humidity in the rooms. This is the first we have encountered the issue, but the weather has been...

Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Small and Pleasant Hotel, Well Located in the heart of Little Italy. Rooms are Small but Clean. I only stayed here because I couldn't find any rooms near Gaslamp Quarter, Hotel was nice and clean. Overall pleasant Stay.

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Media, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I have travelled quite a bit over the past 10 years, and while the Porto Vista wasn't one of the more extravagant hotels I've stayed in, it had plenty of positives to afford a very good rating, starting with the workers there, all pleasant and responsive. The valets were outstanding, quick, outgoing, customer oriented, etc., can't say enough about those...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: ₹ 7,356 - ₹ 15,189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Porto Vista Hotel 3*
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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