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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were in San Diego for pleasure, Fleetwood Mac concert. We originally booked a hotel in the Gaslamp district through Bring Fido. While it was a nice hotel it was not as"pet friendly" as we had hoped for. After one night we decided to look for another hotel. We love the Little Italy area. We chose Porto Vista Hotel. What... More 

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Beth A. and we're a bit jealous about the Fleetwood Mac concert! We are very pet friendly - as is all of Little Italy. We look forward to your next visit to San Diego! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

The bar on the top floor called The Glass Door was kind of the best. They had great service, a beautiful view of Americas finest city, and bartender Charles: a great and helpful man with a great beard. Gold stars all around.

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Katie H. and we're glad you enjoyed your time at the Glass Door! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Our bar tender, Charles, was wonderful! He gave great service and on top if that, he has a marvelous beard! The glass door has great views and a welcoming relaxed vibe. If you're looking for a place to finish you night, come see Charles and have one of his manhattans

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We'll pass along your kind words to Charles at the Glass Door. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had a great time at Porto vista. Charles knows his way around the bar. It's called the glass door, it's on the top floor. The view makes it well worth it. If we hang stayed at PV we never would have found our new favorite bar.

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Cutgirluhhh and it's good to know the Glass Door is your favorite bar. Hopefully you had the chance to try one of the amazing entrees or our famous duck fries! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stayed here for a wedding in La Jolla. Had amazing service at the glass door and Charles is the greatest bartender. Super educated with drinks too :) love the hotel. Beautiful view of the bay and the salon has great gals working that give a wonderful blow out!

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Thank Ashley S
Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Ashley S. and we're glad you enjoyed your stay! We'll share your feedback with Charles and the girls of Salotto Blow Dry Lounge. We look forward to your next visit at the Porto Vista. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I would definitely recommend this place! Make sure you see Charles when you go to the bar. He is awesome! This place is a great location not too far from the airport and has great decor. The staff was very helpful and accommodating.

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

lilyrhernandez, thanks for your feedback and it's good to hear that we continue to exceed guests expectations! We look forward to your next stay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My room was very tidy and nice with a nice TV. The bar is exceptional because there is quality service as well as a great beer/spirts selection. The best part of the entire hotel is the view of the city. After ordering your drink at the bar you can step outside and see the entire San Diego skyline which is... More 

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Jdaffner and we're happy you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

What a great little downtown getaway. Easy walking distance to the maritime museum, the Midway, even Seaport Village and the Gaslamp are doable. Perfect roof- top deck, and great breakfasts. The reservations/front desk people (Alexandria and Jake) were very nice and accommodating, as was the manager Windy. It is NOT a 5 star touristy luxury hotel, but they don't pretend... More 

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback/review Dan M. and we're glad that you 'get us." Our goal is to provide great customer service and clean welcoming rooms to every guest. We are walking distance to most places in downtown San Diego and we'll gladly provide shuttle service to many other places. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Bar tender was awesome. Great customer service loved the view. Heaters wer a great touch and happy hour was the best Bar tender was awesome. Great customer service loved the view. Heaters wer a great touch and happy hour was the best

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Thanks for your feedback Hmservices! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I came here for my birthday, had a great time. Loved the bartender and the views. I recommend this place to everyone. Ask for Charles. He will hook u up :)......................,.,,,,,,,,????!!!'nnnmmnmmm

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Scott G, Public Relations Manager at Porto Vista Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback abeileson and we're glad you had a great birthday at the Porto Vista. We hope you'll visit us again for your next bday celebration. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked in the heart of Little Italy, only four blocks from San Diego harbor, the Porto Vista Hotel offers a breezy gateway to everything the city has to offer. Whatever you'd like to do, see, taste, or try is only minutes from this hotel on the edge of Downtown San Diego.The quaint bistros, shops and art galleries of Little Italy are right outside our doors. A two-minute cab or trolley ride gets you to Petco Park and the vibrant Gaslamp nightlife district, Old Town San Diego, the museums of Balboa Park, and Qualcomm Stadium. As a truly unique choice among affordable hotels in San Diego the Porto Vista features impeccable service in a dynamic central location. Shuttle service is provided to nearby locations including Airport, Cruise Terminal, Convention Center, Amtrak, Gaslamp Quarter/Horton Plaza. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porto Vista Hotel

Address: 1835 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101-2505
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Little Italy
Price Range: $123 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Porto Vista Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Ascend Collection San Diego
San Diego Ascend Collection
San Diego Clarion
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