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The Horton Grand Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time booking a room at the Horton Grand Hotel and everything about my stay was amazing. The hotel was so gorgeous with a super cute and clean room, they have a beautiful bar area with live music at night and the outdoor courtyard was my favorite place to relax while we had breakfast from their restaurant....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This old hotel is much nicer than it first appears. The hotel is old and rooms are small but nice and bath is modern as best they can for the age. The location is great for convention center and gas light district. I would stay there again.

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Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable stay- Lovely ambience, and more important , the position is excellent! We loved to just wander around the corner - restaurants, pub, clubs and hotels. Nice and close to Hop on Bus, Only disappointment the Fireplace did not work in our room? Called reception, man could not fix it, never offered to move our room? Disappointing , (when...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Horton Grand exceeded my expectations. An old totally renovated hotel right in the middle of the Gas Lamp district. The price was very fair for the area. It was a short 3 block walk to the convention center.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many restaurants close to the hotel and if you're planning to stay out past midnight for the majority of stay, this hotel is ideal. I, on the other hand, got in at 9pm completely exhausted on Saturday night. I was right above the lobby bar and they were having a live performance so you can forget about sleeping early. The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a frequent business traveler, I typically stay at chain hotels that all look the same from Miami to Seattle. Horton Grand Hotel was completely, and wonderfully, different. From the moment you walk in you can feel the history in the woodwork and the art deco design. Is it a bit musty? Yes. But I embraced it, cranked up my...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in late February for a conference. The location was good and I was able to walk to and from the convention center easily and safely. The hotel itself is kind of "quirky," older, reminded me a bit of New Orleans with the courtyard. In that sense, kind of charming. But the antithesis of your typical corporate hotel....

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Nick F, Front Office Manager at The Horton Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Amber, I am sorry to hear about the issues you experience with us, This is not a typical issue we have. If you can please contact me at the hotel and I will help to resolve this. Nick Fulton

Boise, Idaho, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for about 3 nights prior to embarking on a cruise over the Christmas holidays in 2016. The hotel was a short Uber ride from the airport. I think we actually could have walked, except for our baggage. The staff at the front desk were friendly and helpful. The room was clean, well furnished, and ready...

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Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was excited to be staying here for our annual convention. However was very disappointed with the accommodations. Our room was over the bar and the courtyard and was extremely loud every night. Was very disappointed with both the lack of courtesy the hotel has for guests by allowing the noise to continue so late and for the lack of sound...

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Chicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my wife's Birthday celebration. When we got there the Valet, Will, was very helpful. He, not only took our luggage, he also took his time helping me to self-park by going with me to do so. The front desk person, Emma, was very friendly and helpful. She helped me get a better room than I had booked myself....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Located only four blocks to Convention Center, Petco Park, and Horton Plaza Shopping Mall. Old Town trolley stop in front of hotel. Every Guest and Grand room have gas-burning fireplace, complimentary WiFi, coffee/tea maker HD TV and welcome bottle water. Valet parking available for charge. Palace Bar open daily at 5:00 pm and Ida Bailey's open for breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Horton Grand Hotel

Address: 311 Island Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $205 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Horton Grand Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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#65 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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