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The Horton Grand Hotel

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311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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cape cod
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103 reviews 103 reviews
32 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a grand old hotel in downtown San Diego and don't need a workout gym or swimming pool, the Horton Grand is the place for you. Rooms are comfortable but not spacious, and each has a fireplace (altho when I was there last month, it was warm enough w/o it). There were comfortable sitting areas on... More 

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location is perfect for all things San Diego. Concierge was extremely helpful and gave smart, practical advice. Palace Bar has great drinks and a serious array of whiskeys. Enjoyed the small combo musicians, they were not amateurs. Food was fine, dining area ambiance nice. WiFi was solid, room was nice...a tad "old" and smallish, but fitting for the decor/era of... More 

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Riverside, California, United States
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in downtown San Diego for a conference and the conference hotel was full, so I decided to stay here. The front desk clerk for the evening was abrupt and not friendly. The room was small, but comfortable. The carpet and bathroom could use a refresh - the carpet was somewhat worn and there was peeling paint in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have loved The Horton Grand hotel each and every time we've stayed. This year coming for my birthday weekend was no different. I'd like to give a special Thank You to Natalia for placing us in our favorite room so far!! From our Impeccably Clean Gorgeous Comfy King Bedroom #415 top floor with a private balcony... More 

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Highland MI
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only there for one night but it was so cool. I did not know what to expect but this is such a nice place. The rooms are small but clean. It is old style but I was so impressed. It is just a block from 5th Ave and all the clubs, bars in the Gas Lamp Quarter. Staff... More 

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Eureka, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for four nights on a combined business and pleasure trip. The hotel is charming and comfortable. It is ideally located in the Gaslamp Quarter, but on a quiet block of Island Street. It is within easy walking distance of the Convention Center, Petco Park, Seaport Village. The staff is friendly and efficient, and several were calling me by... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I stayed here for one night over the Comic-Con weekend last year and it was lovely. While being a short walk to everything we were interested in (convention centre, Petco Park, Gaslamp District), it was quiet and great for a good night's sleep. Especially nice are the antique features throughout the lobby and in our room;... More 

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Riverside County, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a quick overnight visit in San Diego, and had the pleasure of staying at this very nice hotel. The location was a WOW if you like the Gaslamp Quarter. We had a King room on the 4th floor, with a balcony looking out over the ficus-tree covered courtyard and out towards the city skyline. Very nice.... More 

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Collinsville, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from a trip to Maui and San Diego. We spent 3 nights at the Horton Grand, and it was PERFECT! Great bed, darling room with balcony, and very pleasant employees. Great price, too. I highly recommend this hotel, and we will definitely stay there again.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was great! Beautiful sights and Beautiful interior. The one down fall was that there isn't a fridge in the the room. When we went out to dinner, we had no where to store our leftovers. The room is takes you back in time with the old chain toilets and beautiful fireplace, which was cleaned daily. Great place for... More 

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