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Hotel Vyvant

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel with welcoming friendly people. In good area near to many restaurants and bars in little Italy. Room very comfortable and clean, nice continental breakfast. Staff very helpful when we had a problem with car. Nice outside area to relax in .

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Thank 32Lilly17
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Lilly - yeah - thanks for your kind words about our friendly team in San Diego. We so enjoy meeting guests like you! Glad we could assist with you car problem and get you pointed in the right direction. We appreciate your business. David. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Get in and find out. It´s extraordinary. Awesome. We loved the style and and the flair. The staff was very, very friendly. Be aware that you have a nice, single bedroom – but you have to share the bathroom with the room next door. Don´t worry: bathroom is separated.

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Thank Harald H
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Harald, thank you for your review, we love that you loved the hotel! Thank you also for your kind words about Denise and her team. They enjoyed having you as our guest. We look forward to seeing you again next time! David. More 

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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very modern, clean and comfortable. The shared bathroom is also clean and well kept. I wouldn't hesitate staying here for a short break again. The location is within a mile or so from the harbour front and it is very close to the Little Italy part of the city. Hotel parking isn't available however on street parking... More 

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Thank CharlotteKirsch
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Charlotte, thank you for taking time to review our hotel. While most room types have a private bath our economy rooms do share a bathroom which we strive to maintain. We're glad you enjoyed your break, and look forward to welcoming you back the nice time you take a well deserved "San Diego break". More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pictures are very misleading. Our rooms were very dirty, filled with fruit flies and mosquitoes. The bathroom and rooms smelled like cleaner in a stuffy room, the floors turned our feet black, and there was almost no room for us to walk anywhere. The only upside about our stay was that the beds were pretty comfortable and there were... More 

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Thank iqueenxme
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about the hotel. It certainly is not our intent to mislead any guest with photography. If my room smelled of chemicals, and had flying bugs - I too would be concerned. I apologize for your experience and will ask Denise, our General Manager to research those concerns immediately. We are located adjacent to the I-5... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay when visiting San Diego! What a convenient location! It is within walking distance of the Harbor, Downtown, Gaslamp District, Seaport Village, etc. When we checked in Denise went out of her way to make us feel at home, even spent the time to explain how to use the Keurig machine to me, plus she is a... More 

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Thank aztrose
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Dear Aztrose - Thank you for your kind words about Denise, our General Manager. I'm so pleased she took the time to welcome you and explain everything you needed to know! We are glad that you've found your "new place to stay" in San Diego, and we look forward to welcoming you back on a regular basis. David. More 

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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pro: I really liked the vibe this place has. Casual and relaxed and very welcoming. The location was great and very accessible to Little Italy and the waterfront. The room was spacious and it even had a little kitchenette area. And cute little breakfast served in the morning. I seriously want to rent a room here. Cons: spacious room due... More 

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Thank Mikey B
DSCornish, General Manager at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Mikey - Thanks for your constructive feedback. I will ask Denise to check the refrigerator and Keurig machine. We've never experience either issue before and will resolve ASAP so other guests are not inconvenienced. Glad you appreciated the room size, breakfast and location. Thank you for staying with us. David. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location. Everything is walking distance for nice restaurants in the heart of little Italy. Smaller room but clean and has a kitchenette to make up for it. No cooking stove though. Denise made us feel at home and she deserves a raise! great hotel if you dont want to spend ALOT of cash for a hotel stay. My only... More 

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Thank sean s
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Sean - Thank you for your kind words about Denise, our General Manager! Hotel VyVant truly is in such as great "walking distance" for everything in Little Italy. We truly appreciate your patronage, and look forward to welcoming you back the next time you're in San Diego! David. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent 3 nights here, and it was great. The rooms are adequate, bed was top notch! Sharing a bathroom was a concern, but was not an issue. Only suggestion would be a mirror in the room, for make up or one last check before heading out. We would stay here again without hesitation.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. As you mentioned, our economy rooms do share a bathroom - just like a small European B&B, but it's rarely an issue since the standard configuration is only two rooms sharing one bathroom. We will follow up on your suggestion for a mirror - I agree all rooms should have a full length mirror in the... More 

Janesville, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Came across this amazing little place by chance and the unique charm has such a homey feel. I absolutely love it. The rooms are nicely put together with a smoothing color palette and our room (room R) has an extremely comfortable bed. Has a little bit of a B&B feel. Very close to public transportation. Hope you enjoy your stay... More 

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Thank Tabatha J
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Tabatha, thank you for your feedback! You are not the first guest to call our hotel a "gem" and we're so pleased that you found us. There are so many advantages of staying at a small 23-room such as ours. Enjoy San Diego! David. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My family of 5 ( husband, 2 teens, and toddler) stayed the night here after a day of Seaworld. When we left Seaworld to head to the hotel, it came up really quick on the corner! The hotel doesn't have its own parking, we had to find parking on the street which was a little difficult with the busy intersection... More 

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2 Thank Rachel G
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Rachel, thank you for your comments about our great location, the décor and friendliness of our team. I am not sure why the Air Conditioning didn't cool as well as normal - I will have our team check that and the slow drain. I can certainly understand how both could be somewhat frustrating, and I don't want any other guest... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Hotel Vyvant

Address: 505 W Grape St, San Diego, CA 92101-2206 (Formerly Little Italy Inn)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $82 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vyvant 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Little Italy Hotel San Diego
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