Get an overview of this hotelVictorian-style hotel in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter

Heart of Gaslamp

This recently renovated 4-story hotel is within 4 blocks of PETCO Park, the San Diego Convention Center, Horton Plaza shopping, and 100 restaurants and bars; Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo are a 2-minute drive away.

Dining options

Palace Bar lounge features cocktails and beverages from late afternoon.

Gas fireplaces

The Horton Grand Hotel's individually decorated guestrooms feature Victorian-style furnishings with armoires; complimentary wireless Internet access and gas-burning, marble-framed fireplaces.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Horton Grand Hotel is 3 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center, 4 blocks from Horton Plaza's shops and restaurants, and 4 blocks from PETCO Park.

This Victorian-style hotel reflects its Gaslamp Quarter location. Guestrooms are accessed via an authentic, hand-carved wood staircase or a glass-enclosed elevator. A small museum, off the main lobby, features memorabilia and Victorian-era photos. Conference space is available; the Horton Grand Theatre seats 250 people. Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. The hotel also features a 24-hour business center and 7 meeting rooms.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 22766 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2115 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 132 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1986 
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Fireplace 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
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Where to Eat

Ida Bailey's - Open daily from 6 AM to 2 PM serving traditional American fare for breakfast and lunch.

Palace Bar - Open nightly from 5 PM to Midnight, serving small plate appetizers. Lounge features Victorian-era photographs, period decor, and a wall fresco. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Outdoor courtyard seating available.

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Entertainment

The Palace Bar hosts live music every Friday and Saturday evening.

Nearby Things to Do

Five blocks away, the Embarcadero recreation area offers jogging trails and bike, boat, and kayak rentals. Within 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) of the hotel are the 1,200-acre Balboa Park with 2 golf courses and a driving range, 13 museums, and the San Diego Zoo. Surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and other water activities are available at local beaches and Mission Bay Aquatic Park, 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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

Only service dogs are allowed

24-hour check-in

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD $8 and USD $16 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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