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The Horton Grand Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is awesome. Bully in 1885 and located in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego. But ... if you are on the island avenue side, sleep is not in your future. This is especially true Thursdays thru Sundays. The noise from the palace bar continues until 2300 or later. Then the thumping of base starts from across the street... More

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Manly, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real SAN CBD find and I would highly recommend it - not just a modern plastic hotel . It is a combination of two historic hotel (The Grand and The Horton) and Wyatt Earp apparently lived in the hotel for 7 years. I think I could to. Right in the middle of the Gas Lamp (bars and... More

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Fontana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I chose this Hotel for its location in the heart of San Diego's famous Gas Lamp Quarter known for its (nightlife) Restaurants and Bars and everything else thats within a 10 to 15 min. drive depending on what type of ocean activities you want to partake in. Beds are SUPER comfortable, which is a necessity whenever we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for our anniversary. Loved the historic aspect of the hotel. Our room was cute, clean and had a nice view from the balcony. Check in staff was very friendly. Valet was friendly. We didn't have any issues and wish we could have stayed for more than one night. I'd definitely come back.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really cool vintage downtown hotel - old but excellently restored with modern amenities and lots of charm. Reasonably priced with clean, comfortable rooms. Excellent location - easy walking distance to gaslamp district, waterfront, & Petco Park. Was very happy with it and would definitely stay there again. Hotel offers a breakfast buffet for $12, but I would skip it. It... More

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El Centro, CA, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every summer, I take my staff(of 3) to a Padres baseball game in San Diego. I get a room for myself and them at the Horton Grand. We've stayed there several times before. This occasion was a satisfying stay. The rooms have been upgraded slightly. There is now bottled water and a coffee machine, and the breakfast buffet is back.... 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 star — The Horton Grand Hotel 3*
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#66 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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Horton Grand Hotel is in the heart of the Gaslamp District in Downtown San Diego, CA, with over 100 restaurants, bars, and night clubs located within four blocks. Four Blocks to Convention Center, Petco Park, and Horton Plaza Shopping Mall. Old Town trolley stop in front of hotel. Every Guest and Grand rooms have gas-burning fireplace, complimentary WiFi, coffee/tea maker with signature selections, and HD TV. Valet parking available for charge. ... more   less 
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