Overview

Porto Vista Hotel

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

S$ 168+

Overall guest ratings

7.4/10 Good
based on 2,225 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 8.1
  • 6.8
  • 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 2,335 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.4 "84% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% thought the service was very professional."
      8.7 "87% were impressed by the valet service."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Internet is average."
      5.6 "56% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "54% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      0.2 "98% found problems with the furniture."
      2.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 80%."
      4.5 "55% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.6 "74% had problems with the shower."
      2.4 "76% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.5 "85% were disappointed with the minibar."
      0.7 "93% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 4.0 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      2.1 "79% thought it was too noisy."
      2.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 80%."
      4.5 "55% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      2.3 "77% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    based on 1,330 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.7 "87% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
      7.4 "74% thought the service was very professional."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.4 "84% were impressed by the valet service."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.5 "55% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.3 "Average value."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.5 "55% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      1.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 81%."
      0.2 "98% found problems with the furniture."
      1.7 "83% were disappointed with the minibar."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.6 "74% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      1.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 81%."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      2.6 "74% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    7.2 Good
    based on 490 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% were impressed by the valet service."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.2 "72% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.8 "Internet is average."
      6.0 "60% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.6 "Food is average."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.6 "56% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.2 "98% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      2.3 "77% complained about the bathroom."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were small."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.2 "68% had problems with the shower."
      4.8 "52% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
      2.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 78%."
      0.4 "96% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
      4.0 "60% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% thought it was too noisy."
      4.8 "52% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 78%."
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    Overall rating

    5.5 OK
    based on 46 reviews
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
    • 6.2 "Average value."
    • 5.1 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 467 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      8.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 87%."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      8.3 "83% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.3 "73% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "89% were impressed by the valet service."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
      8.8 "88% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 7.1 "High value."
      8.8 "88% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Internet is average."
      5.1 "51% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      1.8 "82% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      0.2 "98% found problems with the furniture."
      2.9 "For 71%, the rooms looked old."
      2.5 "75% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      3.9 "61% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "76% thought it was too noisy."
      3.9 "61% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.6 "Bad amenities."
      4.5 "55% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.2 "98% complained about the elevator."
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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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