Get an overview of this hotelChic spot in Little Italy with harborview dining

Near Gaslamp Quarter

A modern hotel in San Diego's historic Little Italy district, the Porto Vista Hotel offers a free shuttle from the airport, train station and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal. Attractions including the Gaslamp Quarter, Museum of Contemporary Art, and San Diego Opera are within a 15-minute walk.

Harbor views at sunset

On the 4th floor with soaring harbor views, Glass Door Restaurant offers fresh seafood with a modern twist. The rooftop terrace is a perfect spot for lingering with a cocktail at sunset - or for yoga classes. Guests will also enjoy the handy fitness center and the SALOTTO Blowdry Lounge.

Retro European feel

Free WiFi, 32-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels, and MP3 players keep guests connected and entertained. Retro European decor, with floor-to-ceiling murals in many rooms, lend a funky vibe and there are designer toiletries in the sleek bathrooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and 2 meeting rooms.

Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 10000 square feet (929 square meters) include a conference center. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. An airport shuttle pickup at scheduled times, a cruise ship terminal shuttle, and a shopping center shuttle are complimentary for guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Porto Vista Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Free airport transportation - pickup 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free cruise terminal shuttle 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 190 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Hair salon 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Climate control 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

Glassdoor - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves breakfast, dinner, and brunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after Midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 75 per stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50
  • Deposit: USD 50 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, airport, and train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details on arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 3 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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