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.

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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.


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 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

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


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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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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