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The Horton Grand Hotel

3.5 of 5 311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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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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Columbus, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars NEW

I recently stayed at the Horton Grand. Upon check in I requested a balcony room and was granted that request. The room was nice, and while small, perfectly acceptable for a lone traveler at a convention. I had read reviews that some of the rooms are noisy with nite life from the street below, but I had earplugs so the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came early for a conference and asked for a quiet room, which I always do, but was woken up constantly, if I actually managed to even fall asleep at all! My room was facing the courtyard, around the corner from the elevator. This place is the noisiest hotel I've ever stayed in - doors slamming as hard as humanly... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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121 reviews 121 reviews
32 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Compared to other hotels I researched, the Horton Grand was a less expensive option in the Gaslamp Quarter. The location was excellent, just 4 blocks to the convention center, Embarcadero, Trolley etc and surrounded by restaurants and shopping. You can walk anywhere downtown or take public transportation with just a short walk. The hotel is historic with an old world... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Horton 2/15-2/19 and loved it! The hotel is super charming and though parts of it are old in age, everything is in beautifully restored condition and has all your modern conveniences. We had a balcony room on the 4th floor and it was a fantastic view of the gaslamp! I've been raving about... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I LOVE this hotel. The décor, rooms, fireplaces in the rooms, balcony choices, architecture and location. Everything in The Horton Grand was exquisite and pristine and the front desk customer service was above and beyond. Also grab a bite in their on site restaurant as the service there was excellent! Make sure to tour the hotel as there is so... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel has a lot of good qualities and overall I would recommend it to friends and family traveling to San Diego. We had a king bedroom with balcony and fireplace. For my husband and I it was a very comfortable size and the bathroom was a good size as well. I love anything with a good history, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This vintage hotel is tucked appropriately in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. The carved woodwork, high ceilings, and antique furnishings all embraced the charm of yesteryear. The rooms were cozy and very clean. The fireplace added to the homey feel of the room. I loved that it was on a timer so I didn't have to worry about turning it off!... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a whole week of our recent trip to San Diego at the Horton Grand Hotel and enjoyed it very much. We wanted a quiet room so they placed us on the top floor in front in the middle in a charming room with a fireplace, high ceilings and a colorful bay window with stained glass. Convenient to everything,... More 

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Sacramento, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get a room with a balcony!! With the San Diego nightlife being so amazing in the Gaslamp area, you can watch it happen and enjoy the beautiful weather. I will stay here again, again, and again! It is so centrally located to everything! Petco Park, the beach, Gaslamp District restaurants, and nightlife scene.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent several days in early February at this hotel for DistribuTECH. The hotel has fantastic character. If I was here on vacation, I would have loved it. However, I was trying to conduct business during off hours from the trade show and there was no internet except for 4am Tuesday. Any other time, there was no connectivity. For a hotel... 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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The Horton Grand Hotel San Diego
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#66 Romantic Hotel in San Diego

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