Porto Vista Hotel

Porto Vista Hotel


1835 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA, United States

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About Porto Vista Hotel

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in San Diego. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, a rooftop terrace and valet parki...

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To Downtown0.9 mi
Nearest airportSan Diego
Distance to airport1.8 mi


Check-in time3:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
PolicyPets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+1 619 544 0164

Amenities at Porto Vista Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • ATM on-site
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Outdoor pool
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • 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
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Radio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • EV charging station
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • First-aid kit
  • Microwave
  • Sofa
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Soundproofing
  • Body soap
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Golf
  • Fitness center
  • Massage


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Key access
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for Porto Vista Hotel

OkayBased on 1,572 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)

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Where is Porto Vista Hotel

Most Popular Landmarks

Gaslamp Quarter1.0 mi
San Diego Zoo1.0 mi
Seaport Village1.1 mi
Botanical Building1.2 mi
PETCO Park1.3 mi
La Jolla Cove10.6 mi

Getting Around

San Diego Downtown Holiday Inn0.3 mi
San Diego Santa Fe Depot0.6 mi
San Diego Downtown0.7 mi
San Diego Balboa Park0.9 mi
San Diego Seaport Village0.9 mi
San Diego Bus1.6 mi

FAQs when booking at Porto Vista Hotel

Is pricing at Porto Vista Hotel comparable to 3 star hotels in San Diego?

Nightly rates at Porto Vista Hotel will generally be 40% cheaper than the average 3-stars hotel in San Diego. When staying at Porto Vista Hotel, you should be prepared to pay about $131/night, which is considered to be a good deal in San Diego for a 3-stars hotel.

How close is Porto Vista Hotel to the nearest airport, San Diego Airport?

The distance between the closest airport, San Diego Airport, and Porto Vista Hotel is 1.8 mi and the expected drive time is about 0h 03m. Your drive time between the two can vary based on the time of day and traffic trends of the area.

What is the best way for guests to get from San Diego Airport to Porto Vista Hotel?

For the most freedom while visiting San Diego, consider renting a car for about $30/day and parking it at Porto Vista Hotel where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from San Diego Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is Porto Vista Hotel considered pet-friendly?

Porto Vista Hotel is pet friendly. Feel free to bring your household pet if you’re staying at Porto Vista Hotel.

Is there a pool at Porto Vista Hotel?

Yes, Porto Vista Hotel has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is Porto Vista Hotel from the San Diego city center?

Porto Vista Hotel is 0.1 mi away from the center of Little Italy, San Diego. Consider visiting SeaWorld San Diego, a popular landmark that can be accessed from Porto Vista Hotel by various forms of transportation.

What is the Porto Vista Hotel phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Porto Vista Hotel please call +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 at Porto Vista Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym available to Porto Vista Hotel guests. Gym hours may not be 24 hours so it is recommended you ask the front desk during check-in.

What is the check-out time at Porto Vista Hotel?

11:00 AM is the check-out time at Porto Vista Hotel. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at Porto Vista Hotel, San Diego?

Porto Vista Hotel room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $131/night, with the best deals starting from $8/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Porto Vista Hotel?

Yes - Porto Vista Hotel does have a restaurant. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

Does Porto Vista Hotel have a laundry service?

This accommodation does offer laundry services. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

How far is Porto Vista Hotel from San Diego Zoo?

Porto Vista Hotel is a good place to stay to see San Diego Zoo. It’s 1 mi away.

Is Porto Vista Hotel close to Gaslamp Quarter?

Gaslamp Quarter is also a popular place to see in San Diego. It is 1 mi from Porto Vista Hotel.