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Porto Vista Hotel

3-star Hotel with Outdoor pool

1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101

+1 619 544 0164

based on 1,992 reviews


per night

About Porto Vista Hotel, San Diego

Value for money
Located a short walk from County Center / Little Italy San Diego Trolley Station, Porto Vista Hotel In Little Italy is an ideal base when visiting San Diego. It is conveniently close to San Diego International Airport, which is a 10-minute drive away. A wide range of premium services are available for guests of Porto Vista Hotel In Little Italy, such as valet parking, a 24-hour business centre and an express check-in and check-out feature. Those staying at the property have access to a terrace and a BBQ area. Every contemporary room at the hotel offers a refrigerator, as well as all the essentials required for an enjoyable stay. They are also equipped with a hair dryer and a microwave. On-site dining options include The Glass Door Restaurant & Bar, which is a convenient place to enjoy a meal. In the evening, guests are able to wind down in the comfortable lounge bar. A wide choice of eating options are also found in close proximity to the property. The hotel provides an ideal place to discover SeaWorld San Diego and San Diego Zoo, as well as everything the local area has to offer. Star of India and America Plaza San Diego Trolley Station are within a 20-minute walk.

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Deluxe Rooms - Lake view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$295 totalExpedia
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Standard Rooms - POOL view
1 twin bed

1 twin bed



$135 totalZenhotels.com
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Superior Rooms - Lake view
2 queen beds

2 queen beds



$337 totalAgoda.com
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Classic Rooms - City view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$184 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Water view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$209 totalVio.com
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King Rooms - Courtyard view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$196 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - City view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$79 totalAGODA
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Other Rooms - Panoramic view


$306 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Roll-in shower
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Inner courtyard view
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • EV charging station
  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Pool and spa

  • Outdoor pool
  • Massage


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Golf
  • Beauty salon


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Porto Vista Hotel

Attractions in San Diego, California curated by momondo

Porto Vista Hotel location: 1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Top landmarks

Maritime Museum0.5 mi
USS Midway Museum0.9 mi
Gaslamp Quarter1.0 mi
San Diego Zoo1.0 mi
Seaport Village1.1 mi
Botanical Building1.2 mi
La Jolla Shores10.6 mi
La Jolla Cove10.6 mi
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve14.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

GlassDoor Restaurant0.0 mi
Ironside Fish & Oyster0.1 mi
Davanti Enoteca - Little Italy0.1 mi
Civico 18450.1 mi
Bencotto Italian Kitchen0.1 mi
Barbusa0.1 mi
Monello0.1 mi
Ristorante Illando0.1 mi
Born & Raised0.1 mi

Porto Vista Hotel Reviews

FairBased on 1,992 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, exceedingly accommodating/friendly staff" (in 252 reviews)
  • Staff very friendly and helpful (in 170 reviews)
  • The staff was great! (in 157 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was semi dirty. (in 150 reviews)
  • I do not recommend this hotel. (in 60 reviews)
  • Had to pay for parking. (in 49 reviews)

Porto Vista Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Porto Vista Hotel compare to other 3 star hotels in San Diego?

    3 star hotels in San Diego typically cost $269/night, but Porto Vista Hotel is typically available for $138/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is Porto Vista Hotel from San Diego?

    Drive distance from San Diego to Porto Vista Hotel and vice versa is 1.8 mi and the overall drive time is about 5min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Porto Vista Hotel from San Diego?

    With parking available at Porto Vista Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $6/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting San Diego. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from San Diego to Porto Vista Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Is Porto Vista Hotel pet-friendly?

    Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Porto Vista Hotel.

  • Are there food options at Porto Vista Hotel?

    Porto Vista Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Porto Vista Hotel at +1 619 544 0164.

  • Does Porto Vista Hotel have a pool?

    Yes. Many momondo users traveling to San Diego specifically look for hotels with a pool. Porto Vista Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • How close is Porto Vista Hotel to San Diego city center?

    The city center nearest to Porto Vista Hotel is San Diego, which is 0.9 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Gaslamp Quarter, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • What is the phone number for Porto Vista Hotel?

    You can reach the main line at +1 619 544 0164.

  • Does Porto Vista Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Porto Vista Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Porto Vista Hotel?

    There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Porto Vista Hotel. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

  • What time is check-out for Porto Vista Hotel?

    Porto Vista Hotel check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Porto Vista Hotel?

    The average price for a night at Porto Vista Hotel found recently is $191 and can go as low as $107/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in Porto Vista Hotel?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests. Irons and ironing boards are included as featured amenities.

  • What is the distance from Porto Vista Hotel, San Diego to San Diego Zoo?

  • Is Seaport Village, San Diego close to Porto Vista Hotel?

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