Porto Vista Hotel

1835 Columbia St., San Diego, CA 92101 United States (USA) near Exit 17b on I-5 (~0.5mi)
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3.5 Star Property
32.724450-117.167200
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3.0/5

Based on 1293 guest reviews

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  • Airport shuttle provided
  • Avg. Group Discount of 18.0%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 190 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Hotel has 18 suites
  • Check-in: 3:00
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 10.0/10
  • 3 conference rooms in property

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 Bedroom Bay View Suite
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Bedroom Queen Suite with Balcony
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 Queen Bed Cozy
Non-Smoking
Check RatesClassic 1 King with Wet Bar
Non-Smoking
Check RatesClassic 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesClassic Room 1 King Bed Wet Bar
Non-Smoking
Check RatesClassic Room 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesClassic Room King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesCozy 1 Queen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe 1 King with Balcony
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen ADA
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed Balcony
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Queen Beds Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Queen Beds Balcony
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room with Balcony 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room with Balcony King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Deluxe 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQuadruple Classic 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStudio Suite 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStudio Suite Multiple Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStudio Suite Multiple Beds 1 Double Sofa Bed and 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Balcony Queen
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Balcony Queen 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Bay View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom Bay View 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Little Italy, Seaport Village, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Old Town, Gaslamp District, Cruise Ship Terminals, Balboa Park, Midway Aircraft Carrier, Coronado Island. The San Diego Convention Center is located 1.3 miles / 7 minutes away. Complimentary shuttle service can be arranged for certain groups.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 1293 guest reviews

Property Description

Located in the heart of San Diego's historic Little Italy neighborhood and walking distance to dozens of local restaurants, authentic shops, and art galleries. Minutes from famous attractions such as the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Midway Museum, cruise terminal, and Old Town.7,500 square feet of stylish event space, including a stunning rooftop terrace with views of San Diego Bay. Complimentary wireless high-speed internet access. The Glass Door Restaurant, favored by "in-the-know" locals, stylish chic dining with great harbor views.

Green Sustainability

Hotel has a recycle program for all staff and guests. We also use LED energy saving light system.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00
Check Out: 11:00
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 5
Rooms: 190
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 191
Handicap Rooms: 5
Rooms with 1 Bed: 113
Rooms with 2 Beds: 77
Suites: 18
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 15555 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 300 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 3 PM to 1 AM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Our swim-spa is open from 10 am to 8 pm. It is 18 feet x 8 feet. It's an outdoor swim-spa.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
48 hours prior to arrival. 72 hours for large groups.
Nightly Parking: 45
Typical Group Deposit: 0%
Total Taxes: 16.70%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.75%
Occupancy Tax: 10.70%
City Tax: 2.00%
Country Tax: 4.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.75%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.75%
Parking Fee: 30.00 Per Night (Fee is negotiable)
Porterage Fee: 10.00 Per Person (Round trip, not mandatory)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 45.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Complimentary)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night (Complimentary)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 23.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 23.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 75.00 Per Hour (Negotiable)
Chef Attendant Fees: 150.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 28.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 32.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 34.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 34.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 34.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 48.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 55.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 50.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 4.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 500.00 Per Night
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 12.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Hair dresser
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging path
  • Laundry valet service
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Showtime
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

2.5 miles from SAN airport / San Diego Airport.

Local Shuttle Info: Speak to Hotel sales manager to discuss tour shuttle needs.

Breakfast Information

Hot plated breakfast is made to order. The cost is $10.00 to $15.00.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet policy - dogs only, no cats. Initial charge of $35.00 per night. Maximum number of pets per room 2, not to exceed maximum total weight of 40 lbs. Pets are not allowed to be left alone in the room.

Parking Info

Convenient valet parking is offered in our underground garage. Our valet staff is friendly and professional.

Internet / WiFI

All Wi-Fi service is free of charge. It is available in guestrooms, lobby area, meeting rooms, and public space.

Cleaning Policies

Strip The Beds and Gather All Soiled Towels, wash clothes etc.Pickup any debrisCheck All Drawers, Mini Fridges, Microwaves for debris. Wipe down using cleaning/disinfectant suppliesPull Trash and Replace With Clean Liner ( wiping down trash can if needed )Wipe everything down tables, night stands, head boards, T.V remotes, lamps with cleaning/disinfectant suppliesWipe down fridge & Microwave with cleaning/disinfectant suppliesReplace Bed LinenClean Bathroom (Shower, Tub, Toilet, Vanity area) using bathroom cleaner and disinfectant bleach. Toilet Brush/Broom and Moping Tools needed. Last Restocking Bathroom Supplies Close Curtains Shut Off AC/Heating UnitsVacuum working your way towards the doorSpraying Air FresherShut Lights out and secure door

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Cafe 21 - A trendy brunch spot offering a variety of international dishes and bottomless mimosas. Located 0.3 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Lunch: Carnitas' Snack Shack - A local favorite for its tasty pork-centric menu and outdoor seating. Located 0.7 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Dinner: The Crack Shack - A popular fried chicken joint known for its delicious sandwiches and casual atmosphere. Located 0.5 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Activity: USS Midway Museum - Explore the historic aircraft carrier turned museum and learn about naval aviation history. Located 1.2 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: The Mission - A popular breakfast spot known for its creative dishes and extensive menu. Located 1.1 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Lunch: C Level - Enjoy waterfront dining with panoramic views of the San Diego skyline and delicious seafood options. Located 2.3 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Dinner: Buona Forchetta - A charming Italian restaurant serving authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas and homemade pasta. Located 1.5 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Activity: Balboa Park - Explore the beautiful gardens, museums, and attractions in this urban park. Located 2.7 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Hash House A Go Go - Indulge in hearty breakfast dishes and oversized portions at this popular brunch spot. Located 1.4 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Lunch: The Fish Market - Enjoy fresh seafood and waterfront views at this iconic San Diego restaurant. Located 2.2 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Dinner: Juniper & Ivy - A trendy restaurant offering innovative American cuisine and a lively atmosphere. Located 1.8 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.
  • Activity: San Diego Zoo - Visit one of the world's most famous zoos and see a wide variety of animals from around the world. Located 3.8 miles from Porto Vista Hotel.

Previously known as:
Super 8 Bayview / Convention Center

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Porto Vista Hotel

Rate fluctuations of Porto Vista Hotel

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both group quotes and the lowest online individual rates our system could find at the time the group bid was entered. The lowest group deal shown is 95.1% in May 2024 and the highest average individual rate is $5140 in the month of May 2024. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Porto Vista Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Porto Vista Hotel

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Porto Vista Hotel.

Feel free to use the Porto Vista Hotel meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Diego event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Costa del Sol Meeting Room 43 x 28 x 18 120464/----3030243012/--8075--
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Costa del Sol Meeting Room

Our 1,200 square foot Costa del Sol conference room offers a full wall of floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Harbor and City. The attached L-shaped countertop space in the back of the room is ideal for food and beverage service. We have onsite Audio Visual and Catering to accomdate any of your needs.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1204 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
43 x 28 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
5
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
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Costa del Sol Patio 25 x 25 x 0 625--/--------------/------4
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Costa del Sol Patio

The Europa Patio adjoins the Costa del Sol confererence room and affords the perfect outdoor reception area for a dinner or meeting in Costa del Sol.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
625 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 25 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Ripassi Roof Deck 100 x 60 x 0 6000250/300------------/----350--
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Ripassi Roof Deck

Come enjoy the best view of Downtown San Diego and the Harbor from our Ripassi Roof Deck. Whether it be a meeting, reception or dinner our versitile space with onsite audio visual and catering, accomodates any event while providing a unnique ambiance. 8 full cabanas surround the perimeter offering incredible comfort while enjoying the City skyline.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
6000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
100 x 60 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
5
Power Outlets:
24
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Boardroom 24 x 13 x 10 280--/----------10--/--------
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Boardroom

Executive Boardroom with all updated features: 60" Flat screen TV, controlled lighting, air conditioning, leather ergonomic chairs, boardroom table with power outlets.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
280 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 13 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Costa Del Sol 42 x 27 x 18 1134--/--------------/----125--
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Costa Del Sol

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1134 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
42 x 27 x 18 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
    Ripassi Rooftop Deck 100 x 60 x 0 6000--/--------------/--------
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    Ripassi Rooftop Deck

    Room Type:
    General Meeting Room
    Total Size:
    6000 Sq. Mi
    Dimensions:
    100 x 60 x 0 Ft.
    Floor Level:
    Natural Light?:
    No
    Obstructions?
    No
    Built In Screens?
    No
    Built In Stage?
    No
    Built In A/V?
    No
    Amenities Available
      Riviera Room 24 x 13 x 8 312--/----------8--/--------
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      Riviera Room

      Room Type:
      General Meeting Room
      Total Size:
      312 Sq. Mi
      Dimensions:
      24 x 13 x 8 Ft.
      Floor Level:
      Natural Light?:
      No
      Obstructions?
      No
      Built In Screens?
      No
      Built In Stage?
      No
      Built In A/V?
      No
      Amenities Available

        FAQs about Porto Vista Hotel

        What time is check in?

        Check in time is 3:00 based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

        What time is check out?

        Check out time is 11:00 based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

        How many rooms does Porto Vista Hotel have?

        There are 190 rooms in the property.

        Is there any meeting space at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Yes, they have 3 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

        What kind of breakfast is at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Hot plated breakfast is made to order. The cost is $10.00 to $15.00.

        What parking is available at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Convenient valet parking is offered in our underground garage. Our valet staff is friendly and professional.

        How much does internet cost?

        All Wi-Fi service is free of charge. It is available in guestrooms, lobby area, meeting rooms, and public space.

        Can I get a AAA rate at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

        Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

        Is there a gym at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

        Can I get a group rate at Porto Vista Hotel?

        Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 18.0%.

        Testimonials:

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