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Porto Vista Hotel

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

£95+

Overall guest ratings

7.4/10 Good
Based on 2,225 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 6.3
  • 5.0

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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 2,225 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.3 "93% 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%."
      8.7 "Easily accessible by car, said 87%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.8 "88% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.9 "79% thought the service was very professional."
      7.4 "Housekeeping was great, according to 74%."
      7.9 "Lovely bar service, according to 79%."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
      9.1 "91% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Food is average."
      5.2 "Only 52% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 6.6 "Internet is average."
      5.6 "56% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.3 "Average value."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      1.8 "82% complained about the bathroom."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      1.8 "82% had problems with the shower."
      4.1 "59% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.1 "79% were disappointed with the minibar."
      0.6 "94% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.1 "Pool is below average."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      4.1 "59% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.5 "Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice."
      3.1 "69% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 1,246 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.9 "Easily accessible by car, said 89%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      8.0 "80% 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 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.9 "Food is average."
    • 6.6 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      2.0 "80% found problems with the furniture."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% had problems with the shower."
      4.6 "54% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.9 "Pool is below average."
    • 3.8 "Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice."
      3.4 "66% didn't like the fitness area."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      4.6 "54% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 534 reviews
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      8.9 "89% were impressed by the valet service."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.7 "77% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.2 "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%."
    • 7.0 "Internet works."
    • 6.9 "Food is average."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.1 "61% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      3.2 "For 68%, the rooms looked old."
      4.2 "58% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 81%."
    • 4.6 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      3.8 "62% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      4.2 "58% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 81%."
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    Overall rating

    5.5 OK
    Based on 22 reviews
    • 8.3 "Great service."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 422 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.4 "94% 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."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.0 "90% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.8 "78% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.0 "High value."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.7 "Food is average."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      1.7 "83% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were small."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.6 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      3.7 "63% 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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