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Porto Vista Hotel

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, Connecticut
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed at this hotel in August 2015. I felt safe, room are clean and beds are comfortable. The location is great in Little Italy San Diego. The hotel offers a full free breakfast everyday and free shuttle service. The staff is friendly and knowledge. The restaurant and bar is great views of the city. Great happy... More 

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms here are very small. They have been somewhat re-done, aka furnishings have been updated. However, no structural changes have been made so you will find only very outdated bathtubs, with no closets, etc. The first room we were given had major plumbing issues (massive water leaks covering bathroom floor), and they promptly re-assigned us. The next room had... More 

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

Dear Laura, Thank you for letting us know about your stay. We are happy to hear that our staff and operations had handled the situation promptly and orderly. We offer multiple room size choices for our guests. We have some rooms that are small and perfect for the budget wary guests. For an additional nominal price we have rooms that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice stay here. I mentioned to the front desk clerk, Brian, that it was our 29th wedding anniversary and he really went the extra mile to make our visit extra sweet. He not only fulfilled my request to be on a higher floor with a view, but he upgraded us to a larger room, and inside... More 

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

Hello SD, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I am glad you enjoyed the team while you were here. We truly believe in the hospitality industry it is the people that make a difference in a hotel. Brian is truly a great asset to the team and we will definitely notify him of your kind words!... More 

The Villages, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room, nice bathroom, comfortable beds, great service. A distance from Convention Center, but great shuttle service. Staff was excellent. View was nice. Lots of restaurants in Little Italy. Convenience stores close by.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Porto Vista hotel on 8/5 to 8/7 2015. Enjoyed the stay. The only negative comment is the rooms are awfully small. The hotel is fairly old but you can see their attempts at updating it. They have a nice bar on the 4th floor with a killer view of the city. One block away from little italy. The... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great hotel with friendly and accommodating staff that were willing to go the extra mile to ensure we had a pleasant stay. The hotel is located in a beautiful location in little Italy and they provide shuttle to the convention center and airport.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my stay for the convention, the Porto Vista staff was prompt, friendly, and very professional. A small, quiet hotel experience in a favorable setting of Little Italy. A lot to do around the hotel. Enjoyed my stay thoroughly and have no reservations recommending the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looooved our room, we had a beautiful view of the harbor. Great location with plenty of food and things to do, only about 15 mins from mission beach. Super friendly and helpful staff, i will definitely come back to porto vista

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rob who was at the front desk was so amazing and super helpful. He had a huge smile the whole time he checked us in. He recommended restaurants which we went to and they all had amazing food. It's always nice to check in and have someone greet you with a smile and be kind.

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Gibbsboro, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From moment we called for shuttle pick up at the airport, the employees could not do enough to accommodate our needs. Jose, the valet called us to say the driver was stuck in traffic and would be a few minutes longer. Fatimah who helped us with our reservation rearranged our rooms to be near each other, then called to see... More 

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