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The Horton Grand Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Ranked #76 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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DeRidder, Louisiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

booked this based on low price, great location in the gas lamp district, and good reviews and we were not dissapointed. room was not huge but very comfortable and plenty of room, we were not on the street side but right behind the big staircase. you could hear noise from the bar but really i thought it was more quiet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best part of my stay was Ken, the concierge who helped me with booking a room. He was extremely informative, and never pressured me for my business. He even helped my wife and I decide on dinner a couple nights! His helpfulness on the phone was actually the reason I decided on this particular hotel, and the reason I'll... More

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Lodi, California
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135 reviews 135 reviews
19 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit. Four block from Petco Park and plenty of great restaurants in the Gas Lamp District. Our room was very clean and had everything we needed except for a fridge. Try not to stay on the side that Fluxx Bionic is located on. It is a dance club and loud. Other than that, no problems. Staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in a King, fireplace, balcony room and had a great time. The service from Ken and Nancy was particularly helpful, and the outside patio and dining area was great! Staying on the 4th floor, I think we were lucky to have a newly remodeled room. One caveat being the shower was a bit standard in... More

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Los Angeles, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very professional and welcoming staff. The hotel is undergoing renovations which we weren't aware of. The rooms are small but the fireplace gives them a nice romantic touch. Not my kind of hotel but it did the job for the one night that we spent there. I feel like this hotel would be nice for older couples since it was... More

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

We truly appreciate your comments in regards to our wonderful staff. We are very excited to showcase the new updates here on property but understand at the same time that that can certainly be an inconvenience while taking place. This process has nearly finished and we sincerely thank you for all the feedback. More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is just beautiful...even during the renovations. The staff were professional...front desk, maintenance & housekeeping! (Yep...I spoke to all of them!) The room was beautiful and very comfortable. The courtyard was my favorite place in the hotel! I will stay at the Horton again when I return to San Diego.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some renovations going on but really nice staff. Rooms were small but really clean and we'll appointed. Small gas fire places made the room seem cozy. Saw other rooms as well that friends stayed in and they had small balconies. Best location in Gaslamp. Easy access to everything. No car needed.

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

It is always so pleasant to hear from our guests who love and enjoy the Victorian aspect of this historic property. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your comments with us and we hope to welcome you back sometime soon. More

Lodi, Italy
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hotel is located in the gaslamp quarter, and for me was perfect beacause I was there for a conference at the convention center (only 3 blocks). The room is old style, there is the need to renovate the bathroom (very old) and the room too even with electricity (the modern traveller needs to recharge more than 1 device..). So... More

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Bristow, Virginia
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great hotel. Not your standard cookie cutter. It is a boutique hotel that was built in the 1886. If you like the Victorian era the hotel is an excellent representation. With fireplaces in many of the rooms it is great for a couples getaway. The rooms are smaller (think European) and don't expect hot tubs, swimming pools... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having never been to San Diego, we decided to stay at the Horton Grand. Loved the accommodations and the location. Throughout our stay, we found ourselves asking the valet named Casey many questions about what to see and where to go eat. His recommendations were right on. He was very friendly and helpful. He made our stay more enjoyable. We... More

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Address: 311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Horton Grand Hotel 3.5*
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