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Porto Vista Hotel

3.0 of 5 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Partiers all night above us. Got back to room after entire day out, and our room wasn't cleaned by housekeeping. You couldn't pay me to stay here again! The staff were patronizing and could have cared less if we were pleased with our stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, I stayed with a Travelzoo deal. If you can get this, it's a great value. Parking alone is $22/night and breakfast for 2 about the same, both included in deal. Good: The staff was very helpful and friendly. Shuttle to nearby places so don't need to move your car. Walking distance to many great eating places in... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

came in to watch the phils play the padres for a four game series. half the price of the hotels in the gaslamp area. valet and check in were great. since it was my first time in san diego I had a bunch of touristy questions. front desk was great, as were jersey and Charles in the bar-restaurant. will definitely... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel staff was very nice and helpful. The room was a little small but clean and nice. The workout room is quite spacious for a hotel and features free weights. I think they have a restaurant/bar with a happy hour but I decided to venture out into the city since it was my one night there. The location is... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Location was good for being in Little Italy. Close to the Trolley. But as it goes for the hotel itself, save your money! First we got there to check in, and when we travel we like to pay cash for our trips and don't like to carry credit cards. I had my debit card, which had exactly enough money... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay here this September. The front desk agents were extremely attentive and kind. The shuttle driver was kind, as well. Charles, the bartender, served our PERFECT DRINKS. The rooms are incredibly clean and the service is EXCELLENT.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights here and had no problems at all. You can't ask for a better location unless you want to be by the beach. It's in Little Italy surrounded by great restaurants of all types and a fun farmer's market on Saturdays. Short walking distance to pier, and a little bit longer to downtown. Service was excellent. A... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were immediately pleased with Robert at the front desk for his superior service & friendliness. He upgraded our room to a Queen suite for free & gave us 2 complimentary drinks cards since we had to wait a while for our reservation to be processed. The TV didn't work in the bedroom, but the living room TV worked fine.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a mixture of delights and disappointments but overall should provide you with a decent experience, especially for the price. If you like being part of the hustle and bustle of a downtown location, you'll love the fact it's in the heart of Little Italy, with more fabulous restaurants than you'll be able to enjoy in one visit.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in Little Italy. You can walk to the many restaurants and, actually, walk to SeaPort Village, Gaslight, etc. if you don't mind a few hills. We have stayed here before and love the view and even the food at the restaurant. The elevators are very, very slow. Usually, no problems with the rooms, but this time, we left... 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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