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The Horton Grand Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Ranked #81 of 270 hotels in San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
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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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Lebanon, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

I loved my stay at this hotel. The hotel is beautiful, the rooms pleasant and inviting, and the staff friendly and helpful. It is easy an easy walk to many places, and the staff will get you a cab right away if needed. They also were great at setting up a wake-up call and cab for the early morning trip... More

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Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Arrived in San Diego around 11 am (from the East Coast). I had requested an early room knowing my flight times when I made the room reservation - sure enough, my room was ready when I checked in!! This hotel is definitely a nice place for couples - it is smaller hotel (only 4 floors) but is located right in... More

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High Wycombe, UK
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23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is an amazing hotel in the heart of San Diego, right next to the Gaslamp Quarter (so no parking on site, found the best is down the road near the railway). It looks turn of last century, brick built with bay windows, and very opulently furnished. Lots of wood, fine materials etc. The reception area is to the right... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I really enjoyed my stay. I went to the Horton Grand Hotel with some extended family while vacationing in San Diego, and enjoyed it a lot.I liked the vintage theme to the hotel. Although I've heard many people saying the hotel is "haunted" I wouldn't be scared. My room was kept clean, and was cozy and inviting. The only thing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The guy who said don't stay here must be one of those that constantly seeks to find the worst in everything!! This hotel is what it is - a beautifully unusual Victorian hotel not an "uptown modern contemporary bland minimalist same as every other hotel" type hotel. It has history, character and the hotel staff always happy to help. Another... More

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San Clemente, California, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We have been here twice and there is nothing not to like .. the sevice is really good and the staff are friendly . The location is right in the heart of the gas lamp district so you are a few minutes walk from so many good places to eat , drink and dance . Both the rooms and suites... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We had a great stay during our trip to San Diego for my boyfriend's birthday. After reading the reviews online, we specifically requested an interior room and the staff was very acommodating and pleasant. We even decided to extend our stay and they were able to make the arrangements very quickly. I loved the decor and found it to be... More

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new zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

An excellent choice in a city with many hotel options.Old world charm but with a freshness to the decor not always present in a boutique hotel.Rooms are well appointed, I particularly appreciated the bathroom night light and raised shower soap dish! Reception staff all customer focused.Location perfect for attendees at the Convention Centre or Horton Plaza shoppers.Would stay there again... More

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Bend, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This was a great hotel for us while at an ASEA convention for several reasons. We loed the old antique style, the location was perfect and it was just off busy streets on a cute little side street. I don't think we had to walk more than a 2 block radius as everything we need was right there. The food... More

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

The Horton Grand is a very nice place to stay if you are doing business near downtown or in the Gas Lamp District. Not only is it a good value, but it's a charming hotel with friendly staff. If you stay here you'll be close to tons of restaurants, clubs, and bars near Market Ave ---all within walking distance. It's... More

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Also Known As:
The Horton Grand Hotel San Diego
Address: 311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#101 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Horton Grand Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Horton Grand Hotel is in the heart of the Gaslamp District in Downtown San Diego, CA, within 4 blocks of 100 restaurants, bars, and night clubs. Enjoy your favorite beverage in Palace Bar. 4 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 with unlimited in and out priviledges for $25 per day. ... more   less 
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