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Porto Vista Hotel

12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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Noida, India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing location in little Italy! Good food in wonderful restaurant. Complementary drink, breakfast and shuttle service makes it value for money deal. Perfect for solo budget travelers. Bigger room sizr and a window with sea view will make it perfect for couples also.

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Toronto
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Reviewed 15 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...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We truly enjoyed our stay at the Porto Vista...In Little Italy, close to great Restaurants and within walking distance of the boardwalk. The hotel was very quiet and we appreciated that. The Shuttle bus drivers were amazingly friendly and Helpful!

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Moorpark, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was a bit disappointed, our room air conditioning was out of order and no one came to fix until the next day when we had to call again. Was not told about their shuttle service until the last full day we were there.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A disappointing hotel in San Diego. It looks much better on the booking site. The rooms were dark. It was very noisy. The roif top pool area was closed and looked grubby. The view from the bar was good and the location was excellent but that was really all that this hotel has going for it

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England
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights . On arrival the reception staff weren't welcoming at all we were given our room key and told breakfast was on the 4 floor etc . On arrival to our room the room was very dated and you could hear lots of noise . We were woken up on the 2nd morning...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Much nicer hotels in San Diego. Spend the few extra bucks and stay at one of those instead unless of course you enjoy not sleeping in small, dated, noisy rooms and listening to people partying on the roof all night long.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never being to San Diego before and knowing nothing the Shuttle Driver made us aware of what was close by and she was very informative ... gave us tips on places to go and eat close to The Hotel and around local attractions

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

Dear Mary, We are pleased to know you chose us to host your stay during your first trip to San Diego! We ensure our shuttle staff are knowledgeable and helpful to all our guests. Great to hear that Cristina did just that! We can't wait for your return. Best, PVH Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room's doors could use better insulation and or weather stripping. There weren't any bags in the garbage bins and the towels weren't enough to dry a person. The room was small and the shower ceiling looked about ready to cave in. The valet and valet staff were excellent however.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Porto Vista Hotel. Pleased to read that our valet staff continues to leave our guest's with positively memorable service. We are sorry to hear there were discrepancies during your stay. We wish management would have known before your departure so we could have assisted you promptly. Your feedback will be used as learning...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome location, very hospitable and most helpful staff. Great value for the money spent. I have stayed here multiple times and rate it very highly for access, parting and the ability to walk to the restaurant district. Excellent view.

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

Dear Guest. We are deeply elated that we have been your constant hotel of choice when you're in San Diego. As always, don't hesitate to let us know if you're visiting again soon. Our staff are always ready to help you with anything. Thank you and take care. Best, PVH Management

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
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: $175 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Porto Vista Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 191
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Also Known As:
Ascend Collection San Diego
San Diego Ascend Collection
San Diego Clarion
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“Higher up towards the bay.”
cvalentino, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Room was dirty, hair in the sink and bathtub. Couldn't see out of the window, it was so dirty. Light switch in the bathroom was broken. Unfortunate because I usually love staying here. ”
M2003XYchristinak, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Try to check the room size. Ours was really small.”
ancef09, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Very clean and comfortable. water pressure was very strong causing a noise in the pipes. that was the only issue. don't know if that can be cured?”
316KCD, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are assigned the room you paid for. The room description is vague so they will try and pull a bait and switch on you.”
  • As can be seen there isn't a wet bar, as described, nor is there extra space as described.
Sem0lina, 9 May 2017 | Read review
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