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The Horton Grand Hotel

3.5 of 5 311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the lower-priced options for a conference. The hotel had done a nice job maintaining the historic ambiance, although clearly it showed its age. The room was well-appointed and quiet, despite being just up the stairs from the hotel bar. Importantly, the doors locked securely. There were a lot of nearby restaurants and shops and it was... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here 3 nights for a conference. Looked it up before I booked because it was pretty expensive. The lobbies and exterior were precious but the rooms could use a little work. Pros: -staff is very helpful and accommodating -great location within walking distance of the convention center -common areas very antique but well kept and clean Cons: -rooms are... More

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Godalming, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at this hotel for 3 nights while in town for a conference. I am not a picky person when travelling but this hotel really was horrible- especially for the price you have to pay- it might as well been a motel. The first night I stayed in a room where the wifi didn't work- it was across... More

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Travis H, Front Office Manager at The Horton Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Our sincerest apologies for your experience here at The Horton Grand Hotel. Your concerns will certainly be a point of focus of focus for our Management team. Falling short of our guests expectations is not something we stay complacent on. We do thank you for your feedback which allows us to grow and progress as a unified team with one... More

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at the hotel for 4 nights. On the last day they were nice to give a late check out as our flight did not leave until 1800.Nice hotel we were at a conference at the convention centre which was a 7 mins walk. This place is close to everything. We walked to all over the Gas light district.... More

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Boston
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the worst hotel experiences I have had. I stayed here for a conference. 1) LOUD. Stayed two floors and down the hallway from the bar with live music. Unless you have headphones you won't be able to hear yourself think. It was worst on Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday a little bit and then did not... More

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Travis H, Front Office Manager at The Horton Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing these particular concerns to our attention. Our deepest apologies that your stay was not as enjoyable as you had expected. We take these matters quite seriously and always proactively discuss where improvement may be needed. We appreciate you taking the time to voice these particular issues and again sincerely apologize where we fell short. It would... More

Yucaipa, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights in August. The hotel is in the middle of the Gaslamp Quarter and within steps of all the good restaurants and bars. While the hotel is on the older side, it is very quaint and charming with an antique flare. There were renovations going on during our stay, but did not affect us at all. The... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a lot of fun. It is designed to feel very European and has interesting decor throughout. The location is great, for the most part. Right near all of the Gaslamp Quarter bars and restaurants. That can be an issue, though. There is a nightclub directly across the street. Be sure to ask for an interior room, because... More

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Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the elegance and old world charm of this hotel. It reminded me of the glamour of Downton Abbey, except the hotel is Victorian in style! We only stayed one night but would have happily stayed longer. The location is perfect, seconds walk to the cafés, restaurants, bars and shops of the gaslamp district. Room was spacious with a king... More

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Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Fiance and I are in our 20's and locals and decided to redeem our Stash points for a 1 night stay for our anniversary. The hotel is beautiful, but parking is practically non-existent, as almost all parking is in the Gas Lamp in San Diego, but here you have no choice but to valet for $30+tip. Check in was... More

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Akron, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location, about 6 blocks to the convention center, from room to inside Convention Center was about a 10 minute walk. The hotel is in the center of the district but a block to the side. The room was really nice, the staff were friendly and internet was spotty at best (only negative), Stayed for a week and had class... More

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Address: 311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Horton Grand Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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