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Hotel Vyvant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Clean, few frills, affordable place to spend the night before heading to the airport. Close to great restaurants, walking distance to many attractions. Very friendly and helpful staff. Right next to an entrance to the highway, so if you aren't used to city noises the ground floor streetside rooms may be a bit noisy for you.

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Thank Claire O
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Claire - Yes, absolutely - our boutique hotel is just about 5 Uber minutes to San Diego's Lindbergh airport. So many great restaurants within walking distance in Little Italy. Thanks for your feedback, we hope to see you again next time in San Diego - David. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The staff were really helpful day and night. The room was really nice and the bathroom was just across the hall and always clean. The location is great too - close to Little Italy and great cafes. The only tricky part is finding parking.

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Thank Cassandra C
DSCornish, Manager at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Our economy rooms do share a bathroom as you noted, but it is two or three rooms per bathroom, and as you mention, each bathroom is just a few steps away. Yes - a great location... great for walking - a car is not really needed, and parking can be a challenge in San Diego - especially on weekends. Thank... More 

Keene, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised at the rate for this 3 Queen Bed suite with kitchenette and even more so when we visited the hotel. The decor is lovely and the hotel has an enclosed outdoor area that one would never guess (visually) is on a high traffic street. The guest associate could not have been more helpful to us and... More 

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Thank S-Girl1958
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Agreed - Our suite with three queen beds and mini kitchenette is very good value. 100 Watt smile - I love that phrase, and thank you for that feedback. Yes, we try to let everyone know we do not have parking - but there are spaces available typically within short walking distance, and Uber/Lyft work great in San Diego if... More 

Edina, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Pro: the hotel is very clean, family style rooms. Receptionist is helpful and friendly. Comfortable bed and good lighting. Location is great, accessible to harborwalk, parks, restaurants, zoo, Sea World and I-5 Con: I was not informed that there is no parking for hotel guests and have to share the bathroom with the next room guests. I had to park... More 

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Thank bleung01
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

We recently updated websites to highlight that there is only limited street parking available, Uber and Lyft is a great way to travel, and inexpensive since we are so close to everything - cheaper than renting a car. Coffee is available every morning of the week, and a light complimentary continental is now offered seven days a week. Thank you... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. On arrival there had been a burst pipe so there was no water available, but we were told it would be repaired by 3:30'pm. Had booked room with kitchenette and that was true, but there was neither dishes or cutlery, just empty cupboards and drawers. The next morning there was no water at all until 9... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback, we are very interested in service and experience. Our hotel is historic, and unfortunately we did have a broken pipe recently, and I apologize for the inconvenience. I have asked Denise, our General Manager to provide me with a list of what we need to order for the kitchenettes, and we'll get those items purchased. More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Great location and friendly staff. We wanted to stay near Little Italy and wanted a suite so we could hang out after our son went yo bed. The place was cute and spacious. Very cozy. But they definitely need to invest in some housekeeping. There were lots of cosmetic issues. Stains on bed ruffles very gross never cleaned, hole in... More 

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Thank donna p
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Donna, we are aware of the issues in the flat you stayed in. I tour the property last week and already dispatched someone to address each item. Our cable TV provider was in the midst of a system conversion, and the new TV boxes were fully installed last Wednesday and Thursday. I will review your housekeeping concerns with our onsite... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

LOVED the hotel, inside and out. Customer service was out of this world and the rooms were nice. Bed was sooooo comfortable, a bit on the soft side but wonderful to marinate in. Great location and very secure.

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

Nicole, that you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed both the accommodations and the service from Denise and Team VyVant. Most of our guests are frequent repeat guests, and we all hope to see you again very soon in San Diego. More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Convenient location to walk to all of Little Italy's restaurants and markets. Clean, comfortable, efficient rooms (2 Bedroom suite) and friendly staff that are very knowledgeable about the city.The courtyard patio is nicely appointed and is a great place to relax.

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Thank Michael M
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Our 2 bedroom suites are perfect for families as you mentioned! They sleep up to six people, so we see a lot of demand for them. Thank you for your kind comments about our team - they truly are friendly and knowledgeable, and we're glad that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Quebec, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I stayed at the Hotel Vyvant a few days and had an amazing time. The room was very clean, the hotel is well situated near Little Italy and within walking distance of the marina. The staff is very friendly especially the smiley brazilian Denise..I would return in a heart beat.

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

I loved your comment about Denise, our manager! Yes she certainly is a smiley Brazilian, and she loves our guests. As you mentioned we're only five blocks from the marina, so an ideal location for all. Thank you for staying and we hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

I only stayed one night at Hotel Vyvant, but I wish it was longer. Immediately upon arrival, I could tell it was going to be a good experience. Considering it is a smaller hotel, they are able to personalize the experience for each guest. The hotel itself had a very home-y feel.

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Thank jramones7
DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

With only 23 rooms we are a boutique hotel and our team members really do have time to spend with each guest one on one. I too love them homey feel of the property. Next time I hope you'll stay several nights! 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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