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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our 4 day stay here was great..Our rooms we're clean..the people at the front desk were super friendly and very helpful on giving directions and always greeting us as we entered and leaving the hotel the valet service guys were great especially Jose A. Never had such outstanding valet service and thanks Porto Vista for a great stay

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Nav_Mary, Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Teresa, Thank you very much for taking the time out to leave us a wonderful review. We take great pride in providing convenient amenities and exceeding guests expectations. Glad Jose was such a delight and helpful, we will notify him of your kind words. He is a great asset to our team. Happy to hear that your stay was a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was AWFUL, old looking!! musty smelling!! bathrooms TOO SMALL!!! & OLD VIEW was other rooms!! not even with curtain open could you get light in the room!!! DARK!!! Very depressing!!! only good thing was the location on street!! YIKES!! The pictures you show on your web site are EDITED!!!!

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Nav_Mary, Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Gloria, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I apologize we did not meet your expectations. We were quite surprised by your feedback. As you can see from other feedback on Trip Advisor we typically receive excellent feedback about our property and the service we provide. We believe strongly that people make the difference in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Last week as I attended an event at the San Diego Convention Center, the Porto Vista Hotel served as a convenient home base. Though the hotel is located in Little Italy (just under 2 miles from the convention center), the complimentary shuttle service made travelling from airport to hotel to convention center and back a breeze. The staff were notably... More 

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Nav_Mary, Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Porto Vista Hotel for your accommodations while you attended an event at the convention center. It’s great to hear so many compliments in your review. Glad every aspect from our shuttle services and staff were amazing to you. Exceeding our guest’s expectations and making your stay as pleasurable as possible is our top priority.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Otel was very good . The staff was very helpfull. The breakfast was not good. It is very close to downtown. It was not very cheap but all downtown otels in san diagi are not cheap as i know. Room was cleab.

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Nav_Mary, Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We offer exceptional guest service, wonderful amenities, maintain a clean and welcoming environment all within minutes away from the best of San Diego has to offer for a comparably valued price. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our complementary hot breakfast buffet that many compliment on. We always are improving every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After booking through an outside source, we ran into a couple of "speed bumps", most notably, the absence of breakfast vouchers for our family. After a pleasant discussion with Anthony, the desk manager, the family was issued all the necessary vouchers, saving us a significant amount.This helped immensely, as feeding three teen-age sons is a big part of a vacation... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I choose this place for my anniversary weekend. My wife and I had a great time in Little Italy. The hotel was clean and orderly. The staff was friendly and polite. At night it does get loud in the hallways because other hotel guest seem to forget that there are people trying to sleep at 2 am. Perhaps the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was great. A great staff, very friendly and willing to help in every way. Good location to little Italy. Clean surrounding and sensually close to all restaurants. Out of all 5 stars hotels never heard anyone complaining about anything. Buffet great. That's all that's needed to be say. Was a great vacation.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a mix up in my hotel reservation at another hotel, and I was just glad at that point that we found an empty room *somewhere*. (It was comic-con week-end) But this hotel looks like a very old motel with a very cool façade added to the front of the building. The room was small and dark and didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Porto Vista Hotel was a fantastic venue for a big college reunion for my fraternity. We packed 150 people on the roof of the venue, and had an amazing view of the San Diego bay as the sun set. The location was fantastic as well - we were close to all the hot spots in Little Italy as well as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel well situated in Little Italy area. Close to good restaurants and down road from the waterfront area. Shuttle service provided by hotel excellent. Enjoyed breakfast while taking in the view. Also enjoyed lovely sunsets from rooftop area. Staff helpful. ATM available on first floor as well as lots of reading matter on happenings taking place in San Diego.

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Nav_Mary, General Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Gabby, We are pleased to hear that your stay was excellent! We take great pride in being close to the waterfront and Little Italy, it makes your stay that much better. From our rooftop and helpful staff to our breakfast and shuttle service we appreciate your gratitude and recognition in our efforts to make your stay pleasurable as possible. Can't... More 

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