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Porto Vista Hotel

3.0 of 5 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You've been warned -- Check yelp reviews before you reserve etc. Management will not return your calls or answer your concerns so don't bother. the pricing for location is great. However don't do it stay Eleswhere. They're are plenty of boutique and bigger hotels on the same block and beyond. Unprofessional, rude and confused staff. Rooms are unclean, stained carpet,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on the first floor, which is basically inside the parking garage. My phone didn't have reception down there and the "free" WiFi didn't work either. Location is great, but there are plenty of places other around. I'd stay elsewhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here because of Travel Zoo and loved it. Close to everything, clean, nice breakfast and great service. Rob at the front desk was very helpful, as was Maria, our server at breakfast. All 3 valets/bellman were also wonderful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights and it was a pleasant stay. On the outside, it was really nice. The lobby was clean and the front desk (Robert was his name) and the valet service staff were polite and helpful. When walking to the room, the centre gap that looks down to the parking lot doesn't fit a 'hotel' label. When... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jose and Josh do a great job with the valet parking downstairs. They are always so friendly and helpful. Anthony and Robert were an awesome help at the front desk in their beautiful lobby. I got to my room and was pleasantly satisfied. It looks like they just remodeled and everything was very clean. On the 4th floor they have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my family 4 nights September 23-26th. No. It wasn't perfect but a pretty nice stay for a very reasonable price. Great area close to everything only blocks from the harbor. I didn't give 5 stars because the breakfast seating and service was slow on the weekends. Weekdays it was fine. Front desk (Rob and Robert I think)... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unexpectedly had to overnight in San Diego on business and checked in to a Portovista junior suite. Based on the hotel's exterior presentation, the lobby and the prices of the rooms, I was expecting a room that was better than satisfactory. Unfortunately, I was surprised to find all the furniture except for the mattress in my suite, to be in... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading a lot of the reviews on this site, we decided to give it a try, based on the location and the good reviews that we saw. Customer service was great! When we arrived the valet was super nice and very helpful. We went to the front desk to check in and there was about four people in line.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a long time trying to find a decent budget hotel in San Diego we came across the Porta Vista. Whilst some of the previous reviews were less than complementary there were also some good reviews and the 'hotel' was in a good part of town and close to little Italy so we decided to book it.. We paid... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked into the Porto Vista in LIttle Italy, the Valet was terrific, friendly, and processed us quickly. The front desk staff greeted us with a smile and got us up to the room promptly. The room was no more than 200 square feet with an additional tiny bathroom. About 1/2 the size of a Hampton Suites hotel room. Old... More

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Address: 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Little Italy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Porto Vista Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Ascend Collection San Diego
San Diego Ascend Collection
San Diego Clarion

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