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Porto Vista Hotel San Diego3.5 Stars
1835 Columbia Street San Diego CA 92101
Porto Vista Hotel enjoys a Little Italy location just blocks from the San Diego Harbour. The San Diego Airport and the spectacular Balboa Park are a 5-minute car ride from the hotel.
Classic, hip and playful, the guestrooms at Porto Vista Hotel echo the artsy feel of the Mediterranean 60's. Floor-to-ceiling custom artwork graces the walls of the modern rooms and suites. Luxury bath amenities and Bay views greet guests.
Experience culinary delights, with views of the Bay, at Glassdoor, Porto Vista's hip eatery that is revered by the locals. Enjoy downtown or harbour views as you dine on innovative cuisine sourced from local and seasonal ingredients.
This lively hotel exudes character with its sunset yoga classes on the roof and unique Vespa dealership on on-site. Unwind in luxury at Porto Vista Hotel, then take a ride to the Museum of Modern Art just minutes away.
- 2 km to the International Airport (San Diego)
- A valid credit card is required at check in for incidental charges to establish credit. We do not accept cash or pre-paid cards.
- Beauty Salon / Hairdresser
- Conference Facilities
- Faxing Facilities
- Internet Access - Wireless
- Photocopying Facilities
- Room Service
- Tour Desk
- Banquet Facilities
- Business Centre
- Dining Room
- Gym / Fitness Facilities
- Laundry Services
- Parking Facilities (At Cost)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Bar / Lounge
- Disabled Facilities
- Internet Access - High Speed
- Lift / Elevator
- Pets Allowed
- Smoke Free Hotel
- CD Player
- Microwave Oven
- Ensuite / Private Bathroom
- Mini Bar
- Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
- Wireless Internet Access
Porto Vista Hotel San Diego Guest Reviews (27)
Rooms not fantastic and a little dated but price was reasonable and location in Little Italy is great.
Steve1234 wrote on February 2, 2013
My husband and I stayed at the Porto Vista, in San Diego, as we wanted to be in the heart of the Little Italy and experience the “olde world charm”. The hotel was however, modern and upbeat, clean and friendly. Front staff were charming and helpful, pointing out places nearby to walk to and offering trips to the famous zoo, if we wanted them and giving directions to shops and nearby areas to explore. Valet parking, whilst charged for, was a good value per day and the valets were spot on. Rooms were bright and clean (we made use of previous comments and asked for an updated room) with all amenities to make you comfortable and entertained. Wasn’t a great fan of the large 60’s style “art work” but that didn’t detract from the overall ambience I was thrilled with the rooftop yoga, relaxing and yet, exciting, with the view below of the harbor. Shuttle service was a plus and, at $5 per trip, not too bad for price The bar/restaurant was a pleasant surprise with gorgeous glass lamps, colored neon at the harbor counter and that great view! Food was plentiful, but somewhat limited for those of us that don’t eat meat or fish, but was enjoyed by everyone. Wine selection could be better, but all in all, every meal was delicious. Would definitely stay again!
thegeegs wrote on January 23, 2013
Very close to Little Italy shops, bars, and restaurants. Comfortable and quiet though not fancy rooms. A lot less expensive than the Gaslamp for Comicon but not inexpensive. Our rate included full breakfast. Close to trolley. Recommend for downtown fun and convenience.
A Bro wrote on July 16, 2012
Not a bad place to stay. Essentially a motel renovated with some upscale decorations and flair. Room was small, functional and clean (except the ac air filter). Restuarant was ok, they swept the floor around me during breakfast. Upscale menu was ok but limited. Valets were good. Deskstaff acceptable. They don't tell you on the website but valet parking is mandatory and $22 a day as of Nov 2011. Great location if you want to walk to Little Italy or even the bay/Spanish Landing. To far to walk to Gaslamp through downtown and bums sleeping on sidewalk.
Phile wrote on November 21, 2011
only complaint is they double charged me for parking but great value for the location
lizr wrote on November 15, 2011
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