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The Horton Grand Hotel

2,135 reviews
+1 619-544-1886

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Bar or Lounge
Business Center

The Horton Grand Hotel: Victorian Charm in San Diego’s GasLamp District

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Horton Grand Hotel offers 108 guest rooms, decked out in charming Victorian decor and available in a number of trim levels. Choose a traditional room, a balcony room, or one of the hotels 24 Grand Rooms. All 132 rooms feature Victorian furnishings, a gas burning fireplace, an armoire, blackout curtains, flat-screen TV, coffeemaker, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Grand Rooms include the same features, as well as a separate seating area and a wet bar with microwave.

What Amenities are Available?

Guests at the Horton Grand Hotel enjoy concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry services, a 24-hour business center, free Wi-Fi throughout, and complimentary newspapers in lobby. If you are here for business, there are seven meeting rooms and the Horton Grand Theatre, which can accommodate up to 250 people. This is one of the few hotels in San Diego to offer limo and town car services. There are two on-site restaurants for your convenience as well: Ida Bailey’s, which serves American breakfast and lunch foods from 6am to 2pm, and the Palace Bar, which serves small plate appetizers and drinks from 5pm to midnight.

What are the Room Rates at the Horton Grand Hotel?

Traditional rooms start at $119 per night while Grand Rooms start at $219.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

The Embarcadero recreation area is just blocks away. You can enjoy activity trails as well as boat, kayak, and bicycle rentals. Venture out a couple of miles and you’ll find 13 museums, the San Diego Zoo, and Balboa Park, with its two golf courses and driving range.

What’s the Bottom Line?

The Horton Grand Hotel is an elegant, convenient, and affordable San Diego hotel, perfect for work or play.


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311 Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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User Highlights
"Spectacular area of town" "Location is amazing"
Not enough parking facilities, according to 71%.
100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
Bar and Beverages
"Delightful bartender" "Amazing whiskey"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 96%.
Bar service was average, according to 62%.
"Tastefully decorated inner courtyard" "Elegant meeting area"
80% thought the building was wonderful.
95% thought the architecture was beautiful.
"Tastefully decorated inner courtyard" "Elegant meeting area"
88% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
97% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Staff was friendly and helpful" "Wonderful staff in the restaurant"
82% found the staff to be very friendly.
58% said the reception staff was ok.
"No eggs" "Fantastic breakfasts"
54% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Excellent water pressure in the shower" "Air conditioner loud"
75% said the beds were comfortable.
Only 56% said rooms were big enough.
"Complimentary Wi-Fi" "Internet worked well"
100% thought it was a great value.
Value for money
"Complimentary Wi-Fi" "Valet parking too expensive"
71% were happy with the price.
54% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Wellness Area
"There is no Gym or swimming pool" "There is no gym"
92% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Friendly atmosphere
Good restaurants & bars in the area
Stylish hotel
Could be quieter
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
Some rooms in this 1886 brick hotel in the Gaslamp have wrought-iron balconies on the street, but the rooms facing the inner courtyard are the quietest.
DK Eyewitness
Rebuilt from two Victorian-era hotels, this hotel reflects the character of the Gaslamp Quarter. Rooms are individually decorated in period style and each has a gas fireplace.
The upper-middle-range Horton Grand Hotel is a charming destination property, with a prime location in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter that's a short walk to the convention center and other...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Refrigerator Fee: USD 10.00 per day
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: USD 20.0 per night
  • Parking Fee: USD 42 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late Check-out Fee: USD 100.00
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 5 and USD 18 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible