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Hotel Vyvant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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 

Stilwell, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed here multiple times, my wife and I are always comfortable in this fine, little hotel. The staff makes local recommendations - and signs each one personally -- in addition to offering incredible attention to detail and service. Add in the local tastings that happen at the hotel and you have a great experience. PLUS, if you are there... More 

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Mike, thank you for mentioning Little Italy's Saturday Mercato, just a few blocks from our cute hotel. Thank you for your comments about our attention to detail, service and comfort. We look forward to seeing you many more times at Hotel VyVant! David. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I only stayed there one night and we loved the friendly staff and room. Definitely staying there next chance we get. The only downside side was parking. We got back to the hotel around 9pm on a weekend and circled the block a couple of times before we found parking.

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Valeri, thank you for your kind words about our team and accommodations. We certainly look forward to seeing you next time you are in San Diego! David. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We are here during comic con, so prices are crazy everywhere. We paid way too much for the quality of room we have. The check in people are very nice, the lobby and looks like the main hotel is clean. We booked a 2br/2ba room. It is in the very back, no view of anything. Very blah. I asked for... More 

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Giovanna, thank you for your feedback. I appreciate you sharing your post Comic-Con concerns. No matter what the rate, all guests should still receive outstanding housekeeping, and I apologize if you did not - there is no excuse for that. I will share your notes with our General Manager and ensure that these concerns are addressed immediately. David. More 

Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We arrived late in the evening, pulled up to the curb and was immediately met by a young man to help us with our luggage. He then informed me of the parking restrictions and where I could find the closest parking space (right across the street), where I would not be ticketed. They have coffee, juice, water and croissants, etc.,... More 

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Gregory - Thank you so much for your kind words about our team members, I'm so pleased they were able to help you. I'm glad that the self serve breakfast ad lobby kitchen worked for you, and that the team found a surge protector for you. On behalf of Team VyVant, that you for staying with us. David. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stayed in a two bedroomed unit that should have had a kitchenette - only had a microwave and coffee machine but we ate out anyway. room was on the main road so was very noisy and blinds don't block out the light from the cars - only went quiet about 2am! Room was lovely though and there is a... More 

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Avanz, thank you for your feedback. I am not sure which unit you booked or stayed in - we have two apartments that have a kitchen, and one separate two bedroom unit. Anyway, I am glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and enjoyed this historic hotel in Little Italy. David. More 

Tracy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Pros include a great location (5-10 minute walk to the water, I-5 is just across the street, less than 10 minutes to the airport and Balboa Park,and several places to eat within walking distance), super helpful/friendly staff, quick response from cabs to this location, and rooms that are affordable by San Diego standards. The fact that some of the rooms... More 

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Debra - thanks for your review. The salt air takes its toll and we are just in the middle of addresses the touch up paint work that you mention is needed. I apologize that the breakfast did not meet your expectations, we do our best to provide breakfast for all guests although we fully admit it is a limited continental... 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 - $218 (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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