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Porto Vista Hotel

1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101, United States
+1 619 544 0164

$140+

Overall guest ratings

7.4/10 Good
based on 2,193 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 5.0
  • 4.8

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  • Great view

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    About

    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.

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    Porto Vista Hotel

    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • A/V equipment hire
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • Concierge service
    • Cribs available
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bicycle hire
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Express check out
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • Coffee shop
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free airport shuttle
    • Free Internet
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Train station shuttle
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Spa
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    based on 2,193 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 89%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 88%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.0 "Near to public transport, according to 70%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.9 "89% were impressed by the valet service."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
      7.4 "Housekeeping was great, according to 74%."
      7.9 "Lovely bar service, according to 79%."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
      5.2 "Only 52% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.6 "56% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
      2.1 "79% complained about the bathroom."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.5 "For 75%, the rooms looked old."
      1.8 "82% found problems with the furniture."
      1.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 86%."
      1.8 "82% had problems with the shower."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.5 "55% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.6 "94% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.4 "86% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 4.1 "Pool is below average."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      1.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 86%."
      4.5 "55% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.0 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      2.5 "75% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    based on 1,206 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 90%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
      8.5 "85% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.5 "Housekeeping was great, according to 75%."
    • 6.9 "Food is average."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      1.8 "82% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
      2.5 "For 75%, the rooms looked old."
      1.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 86%."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
      1.8 "82% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% had problems with the shower."
      0.8 "92% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.9 "Pool is below average."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      1.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 86%."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      2.6 "74% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    based on 526 reviews
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.9 "79% thought the service was very professional."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 89%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
    • 6.8 "Internet is average."
      6.0 "60% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.6 "Average value."
    • 5.2 "Average amenities."
      5.1 "51% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      2.5 "For 75%, the rooms looked old."
      1.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 85%."
      4.7 "53% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were small."
      2.2 "78% thought it was too noisy."
      1.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 85%."
      4.7 "53% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    5.5 OK
    based on 21 reviews
    • 8.3 "Great service."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 438 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      8.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 87%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.1 "91% were impressed by the valet service."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.1 "High value."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
    • 6.3 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.9 "51% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.2 "98% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      0.7 "93% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      2.5 "For 75%, the rooms looked old."
      2.1 "79% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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