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Hotel Vyvant

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Staff and location make this my go to hotel in San Diego plus the price. I have stayed here at least 5 or 6 times over the years The rooms have always been comfortable and clean. There are several room types from singles to Urban apartments. There is very little street noise and the area is quite safe. A short...

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Nancy, thank you for your repeat business and compliments about Denise, our team and our "quiet, homey place to stay". It is truly a pleasure to welcome you and so many guests back on a regular basis to our little gem in Little Italy. David.

Reviewed 24 November 2016

well kept and cozy room's-very helpful staff in the heart of little italy. Looking forward to our next visit. lot of thing's to do and with-in walking distance The staff are great and willing to assist you in any way possible.

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DSCornish, General Manager at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Dean, we are so pleased you enjoyed your San Diego trip which was enhanced by our "friendly and informative" team. We agree wholeheartedly that there is so much to see and do within walking distance of the hotel. Thank you for staying with us. David.

Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This appears to have been a large house converted into a Hotel. You will probably enjoy the low price and homely environment of this Hotel if you fulfill with two prerequisites: a-you travel light since there are stairs and no elevator and b- you are very patient or will not be driving while in San Diego, since you will have...

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John B, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Good Morning and Happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for your review. I understand your comment regarding parking, it can sometimes be a challenge when the city is busy. Our hosts know the area very well and can provide assistance. Next time in town, please check with them if you are having difficulty. Look forward to seeing you again in San Diego!

Reviewed 6 November 2016

Alas, this hotel had a change of ownership this year, and it shows at almost every level... not as welcoming, not as clean, breakfast replaced by cheap 7/11 type pastries, every little detail that made it special (happy hour, for instance) has been eliminated. The building itself is still charming, but lost its soul :(

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Valerie, ownership changed for this charming hotel in 2015. San Diego has become very rate sensitive so we rates have come down a lot in the past two years. We no longer provide the happy hour and have made some adjustments with breakfast. However, we also want to ensure that we comply with all alcohol licensing and health department food...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I blame myself for making my reservation too quickly without enough research. The staff was very nice and accommodating, but the property itself is outdated and tired. Our room was stuffy/muggy and the air conditioning unit had a lot of dust stuck to the vents - easy enough to clean, but they don't bother. Overall, the room was less than...

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

John - Thank you for staying with us, and we hope t enjoyed your trip to Little Italy. We appreciate your compliments about the team. We have had a very busy Summer, and we recognize the need for some additional deep cleaning, and we are addressing the issue immediately. David.

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We really loved our room it was dated but that's what made us like it so. We could walk every were. Loved the Little Italy area. the ppl at the desk were awesome. I don't know about the parking we used Uber and taxi's while we were there. Will stay there again next time were in San Diego.

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Doug - Thank you for your kind work about our hotel and team members. We also appreciate the comment that you'll stay we us again next time you're in San Diego. We look forward to welcoming you back! David.

Temecula, California
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Had the customer service not been so great, this would have been a 1 star review. We are so confused by the almost 5 star rating of this hotel. The lobby and upstairs rooms looked nice from the outside (we didn't see in these rooms). Unfortunately we were taken to the bottom floor Urban Flat 1 which is literally down...

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

L.S., thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate the kind words about our team. I just had our VP of Operations visit the property two days ago to follow up on your other comments, and we will ensure they are addressed. I apologize that you did not have the best experience with us. David.

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I had a group of 5 for a 5 day 4 night stay. It was the best time of my life. The hotel staff there is very friendly! I got to know them by name. They always smiled and went outta there way to make my stay amazing!

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Yeah - thank you for such kind words about our team, and we are all so pleased that you had such an amazing time with us and in San Diego. We look forward to welcoming you back again! David.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

this hotel was nice room was lovely but hadn't realised until I got there I had booked a shared bathroom and unfortunately small hotel so no upgrade available also thought there was parking but when we got there we were told we had to find parking outside on the street was told we could park outside that hotel had arrangement...

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review RoseAnn. As I have written here before, all our booking websites define whether the accommodation include private or shared bathroom. However, we're all human and can miss the details. That said, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and found the room to be a lovely one. David.

Sycamore, United States
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a quaint boutique hotel that is right next to the Little Italy section of San Diego. I'd stayed here a while back, and returned for business in the area. It's a very nice place. Parking is on the street- just identify which overnight can work for you due to local street cleaning. There are plenty of nearby options,...

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DSCornish, Owner at Hotel Vyvant, responded to this review

Chuck - That you for your compliments about our quaint inn, and Denise and her team. It was great to have you stay with us again, almost all our guests are repeat guests, and we love welcoming them back. Thanks for the business. David.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Vyvant is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel located in downtown San Diego. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with genuine hospitality and an authentic San Diego experience. We are located in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Little Italy where you will find some of the local’s favorite restaurants, bars and shops; and within minutes of the San Diego Airport, Convention Center, the World-Famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter and the San Diego Harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vyvant

Address: 505 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Little Italy Inn)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $131 - $306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vyvant 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Little Italy Hotel San Diego
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“Request a room away from the highway if you're a light sleeper. Ask to see the room first since some have a strong odor.”
hostelguy1, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if possible, book a room away from the freeway”
Celinesophie90, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor facing west will give you the most light and views”
pmlevine333, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that doesn't face Grape Street.”
HelloWY, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I would guess a room higher up in the building would be less noisy and rooms not facing the street.”
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