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Hotel Vyvant

505 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Little Italy Inn)
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Ranked #8 of 40 San Diego B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Monica, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I just stayed her for my sixth or seventh time in about as many years. (I started staying here when it was new and called Little Italy Inn.) It never disappoints. The rooms are great (the bed is awesome) and the staff is consistently nice. (Actually, they're more than nice; they're sweet.)

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I hate staying in average hotels and always look for the smaller boutique ones, this was such a pleasant surprise! Driving from LA to San Diego we found Hotel Vyvant on a web search last minute. When we called the person at the front desk was more than just helpful, he was pleasant to talk with, helping us with directions... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here with my family for a conference. The complimentary pastries for breakfast and granola were amazing. The staff were also very nice, they printed out many forms for us and gave us advice on places to go etc. But the cleaning staff did a a terrible terrible job. It seemed as if they didn't even sweep or vacuum... More

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John P, General Manager at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

We have reason to believe this is a fraudulent review. We do not have record of this guest. If this is found in error we ask that you contact the hotel immediately so we may understand and address the issues mentioned in the review. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed there with my daughter so we could attend SDSU's orientation day, as she will be a freshman there next month. Everyone was so lovely, youthful, smiling, here is my daughter's comment as we closed our room door behind us: "wow, I feel like I just arrived to stay with my older sister's friends for a few days, it... More

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our trip to San Diego was awesome and that was because of our wonderful stay at this unique and beautiful hotel. The staff is awesome and goes above and beyond their duties. This is one of the cleanest hotels I have ever stayed at. The breakfast was great and the coffee was the best coffee I have ever had at... More

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Prescott, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for one night.... and now we're planning a longer stay at the Hotel Vivant. This place is wonderful.... absolutely adorable, super clean, great staff. Even the little bottles of shampoo, bars of soap, etc are not the average amenities. Everything was far better than I expected.... my only disappointment was we had to leave! Next... More

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Temecula, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience Little Italy, and be close to the harbor (and Maritime Museum), this quaint little hotel is the perfect place. Rooms are unique in the most charming way, and the women at the desk could not have been more gracious and kind. The happy hour was a big plus (local brews, humus and cheese from the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the hotel but our wifi did not work in our room both days that we stayed there. Parking SUCKS. The shared bathroom was okay but the lighting above the sink is horrible. I had to put on make up outside in my car just to get good lighting. Over all a good hotel for a two days stay.

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John P, General Manager at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear the WiFi was not working. We will look into why this was a problem this week. We agree that parking can be a challenge. We have looked for alternatives, but unfortunately we have not had any luck utilizing a nearby lot. We provide information and... More

Ventura, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Vyvant was a good experience for myself and a friend en route to see the Joquin Sorolla Exhibit in Balboa Park. We were able to leave our car parked and walk to the museum. The gals (Becca and Denise) hosting the hotel, were friendly, helpful, and efficient. The room was clean, quiet and comfy. I would stay there again... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place with even lovelier staff. Very attentive. Great location except for the traffic noise on Grape St. Too many great restaurants to choose from! Walk to Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo, or the waterfront area easily. Can't wait to go back!

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Address: 505 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Little Italy Inn)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
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Little Italy Hotel San Diego

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Hotel Vyvant is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel located in downtown San Diego. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with genuine hospitality and an authentic San Diego experience. We are located in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Little Italy where you will find some of the local’s favorite restaurants, bars and shops; and within minutes of the San Diego Airport, Convention Center, the World-Famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter and the San Diego Harbor. ... more   less 
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