The Horton Grand Hotel

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Premium bedding, individually decorated, desk, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, individually decorated, desk, blackout drapes

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The Horton Grand Hotel

3.5 star property
Victorian hotel with restaurant, near San Diego Convention Center

8,6/10 Fabulous

1 402 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
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311 Island Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Business center
  • Limo/town car service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • ATM/banking services
  • Microwave in a common area
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown San Diego
  • Petco Park - 7 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 7 min walk
  • Seaport Village - 11 min walk
  • USS Midway Museum - 18 min walk
  • Balboa Park - 20 min walk
  • Port of San Diego - 21 min walk
  • B Street Cruise Ship Terminal - 22 min walk
  • San Diego Zoo - 42 min walk
  • Old Town San Diego State Park - 11 min drive
  • Harbor Island - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 13 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 17 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 27 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 37 min drive
  • Tijuana Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 38 min drive
  • Old Town Transit Center - 12 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 17 min walk
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 17 min drive
  • Convention Center Station - 4 min walk
  • Gaslamp Quarter Station - 7 min walk
  • Seaport Village Station - 9 min walk

About this property

The Horton Grand Hotel

Located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the airport, The Horton Grand Hotel offers a great location, putting you within just a 10-minute walk of San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park. The piano bar is a great place to grab a drink, and guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Salt & Whiskey, which serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. This historic hotel is also within a short drive of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and breakfast. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Convention Center Station is 4 minutes and Gaslamp Quarter Station is 7 minutes.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 132 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets allowed (dogs only, 2 per room, up to 40 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Pets must be supervised

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite valet parking (USD 48 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Shared microwave

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space (22766 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1986
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Salt & Whiskey - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.
Salt & Whiskey - This piano bar specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: USD 20.29 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee inclusions:
    • Business center/computer access
    • Internet access (may be limited)
    • Phone calls (may be limited)
    • Faxes
    • In-room coffee
    • Housekeeping
    • Additional inclusions

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between USD 5 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay

Parking

  • Valet parking costs USD 48 per night with in/out privileges

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Grand Horton
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Horton Grand
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Horton Grand Hotel San Diego
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Horton Hotel
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The Horton Grand Hotel San Diego
The Horton Grand Hotel Hotel
The Horton Grand Hotel San Diego
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8,6

Fabulous

8,9/10

Cleanliness

8,7/10

Staff & service

7,8/10

Amenities

8,5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,3/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Air did not work when we checked in
Mark, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Armand, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bathroom clogs but great stay
The tub was clogged so that was annoying. Other than that we loved our stay. We plan on staying there again next time we visit San Diego.
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Historic San Diego
The room was beautiful and very good sized. Room was clean and well appointed. There were a couple pieces of furniture that looked a little worn.
Maria, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Pablo, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

Our air conditioning broke but they moved us to another room
Margaret, 3-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Comfortable, but the AC didn’t work great. Bed was very comfortable.
1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Surprise.
Great looking hotel. Classic with air conditioning and a small interior balcony in the heart of the Gaslamp district. Definitely staying here again.
Leonardo, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

michael, 1-night family trip
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