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Porto Vista Hotel

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

£82+

Overall guest ratings

7.3/10 Good
Based on 2,219 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 8.1
  • 5.1
  • 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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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 2,219 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 91%."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.0 "Good access to the airport, said 90%."
      8.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 88%."
      7.5 "Near to public transport, according to 75%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.4 "84% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
      8.9 "89% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.0 "80% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "88% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.0 "Lovely bar service, according to 70%."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Internet is average."
      5.7 "57% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.4 "Food is average."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.9 "59% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.3 "For 77%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      2.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 80%."
      2.7 "73% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.6 "64% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.9 "71% had problems with the shower."
      4.8 "52% didn't like the balcony."
      0.6 "94% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.4 "86% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      2.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 80%."
      3.6 "64% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.6 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      2.5 "75% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 1,220 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.2 "Good access to the airport, said 92%."
      9.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 90%."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% were impressed by the valet service."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Food is average."
    • 6.6 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were dirty."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      2.4 "For 76%, the rooms looked old."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.5 "85% found problems with the furniture."
      2.8 "72% had problems with the shower."
      4.2 "58% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.1 "Pool is below average."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      4.2 "58% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.8 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      2.6 "74% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.1 Good
    Based on 554 reviews
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% 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."
      7.8 "78% thought the service was very professional."
      9.1 "91% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.1 "Good access to the airport, said 91%."
    • 7.0 "Internet works."
      6.1 "61% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Food is average."
    • 5.5 "Average value."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      2.4 "76% complained about the bathroom."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.1 "69% had problems with the shower."
      1.2 "88% found problems with the furniture."
      2.4 "For 76%, the rooms looked old."
      2.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 80%."
      3.9 "61% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.8 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.5 "65% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were small."
      2.2 "78% thought it was too noisy."
      2.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 80%."
      3.9 "61% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    5.5 OK
    Based on 44 reviews
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
    • 6.1 "Average value."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 399 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      8.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 89%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.2 "Good access to the airport, said 92%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.0 "90% were impressed by the valet service."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Average value."
    • 6.5 "Food is average."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
    • 5.0 "Average amenities."
      4.9 "51% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.1 "99% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were small."
      1.3 "87% found problems with the furniture."
      2.4 "For 76%, the rooms looked old."
      2.4 "76% had problems with the shower."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
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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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