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Porto Vista Hotel

1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA 92101

+1 619 544 0164

per night


based on 1,243 reviews

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. The hotel has 193 contemporary rooms that are filled with all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. Those preferring to eat at the hotel can head to the on-site restaurant, open for breakfast and dinner. 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. Porto Vista Hotel In Little Italy is surrounded by the area's sightseeing attractions, including Maritime Museum of San Diego and Star of India, which are within walking distance. It has easy access to public transport with America Plaza San Diego Trolley Station within walking distance.

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Deluxe Rooms - Harbor view


$9,579 totalAgoda.com
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Standard Rooms - Harbor view


$162 totalBooking.com
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Classic Rooms - Harbor view


$188 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Water view


$148 totalFINDHOTEL
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King Rooms - City view


$328 totalAgoda.com
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Queen Rooms - Courtyard view


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Other Rooms - River view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • 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
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • 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


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


  • 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)

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


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Golf
  • Beauty salon


  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels

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


San Diego Amtrak Station0.5 mi
Navy Pier0.8 mi
Gaslamp Quarter1.0 mi
San Diego Zoo1.0 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Glass Door0.0 mi
The Glass Door at The Porto Vista Hotel0.0 mi
Ristorante Illando0.1 mi
Civico 18450.1 mi

Porto Vista Hotel Reviews

GoodBased on 1243 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Great location, exceedingly accommodating/friendly staff" (in 244 reviews)
  • Great rooftop bar and friendly staff (in 157 reviews)
  • Perfectly situated in little Italy! (in 95 reviews)
Cons -
  • Couldn’t get my room clean (in 133 reviews)
  • Had to pay for parking. (in 49 reviews)
  • The elevators were slow (in 35 reviews)

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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

  • 3 star hotels in San Diego typically cost $254/night, but Porto Vista Hotel is typically available for $127/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • 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.

  • With parking available at Porto Vista Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $24/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.

  • Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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