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The Horton Grand Hotel

#75 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for a business trip that took me to the convention center every day. Perfect walking distance from there. Hotel is clean and quaint; a great & inviting place to stay. Staff is very friendly. Gorgeous courtyard!! Restaurant is excellent with extremely reasonable prices!! Since it is historic, expect rooms & bathrooms which reflect that, including thinner walls. We had... More 

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Lympstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night in August. The hotel is beautiful inside and out. Rooms are arranged around a central courtyard full of orange trees. Although not huge, the room was lovely and had an old colonial feel. The location is fantastic for exploring the gaslamp district and downtown. The staff were very helpful. Free wifi. Would definitely stay... More 

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Billings, Montana
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked the Horton Grand hotel for its location. It is close to the stadium and other sights in the area. The hotel was nice, our room was good and we had a good breakfast there. We stayed 2 nights and our room was never cleaned. When we checked out, we mentioned this and the desk staff asked "did it... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving, we were totally impressed with the architecture both inside and out! When we drove up, however, there was no one at the valet station. WhenI went to the counter, there was an older gentleman sitting and talking on the phone. He did not acknowledge my presence at all. I waited, and waited (while my husband kept waiting for... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel, great staff, great location,and would love to stay here again, but only if housekeeping step up and clean the rooms thoroughly. The amount of dust covering everything in the room was the only thing that let this hotel down. The phone, bedside clock,bedside wall lights and bathroom shelves all had a thick layer of dust. Not good... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for one night here during a short weekend in San Diego. I chose it for the price and the location, but didn't realize I was getting this gem of a hotel. It is one of the oldest hotels in San Diego, and it retains its classy old world feel while still being clean, comfortable, and modern in the... More 

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Lodi, California
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate and got a 4th floor room that looked out over the courtyard. Very quiet at night. Most comfortable hotel bed we have ever slept on. Ate a delicious breakfast downstairs in the morning. Room was immaculate. People at the front were very nice. We parked at the AMR (think that is what it is called) lot a... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff.. the front desk, bell service, bar tenders and housekeeping all had a little play in our stay. All performed 100%. Great room over the courtyard.. a little noisy on Friday night, but that is to be expected. Clean room, extra towels, great directions from the front desk, they were short some people so the front desk guys brought... More 

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Camas,Wa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was very clean, tastefully decorated to match hotel age and comfortable. My only issue there was very little counter space in the bathroom. Two elevators to get you to your floor. Very close to lots of restaurants and night clubs. Good value for the money!

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Niles, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Horton very frazzled as we had to be at a wedding in Fallbrook by 3:30 and we were not dressed for it. We explained the situation to Steve at the Front Desk and he said he would do everything possible to get us a room. By 12:00 he had success. THANK YOU STEVE!!!!! The hotel is... More 

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