How Get to Downtown San Diego’s Horton Plaza Mall
For those who want to do some shopping as part of their downtown San Diego trip, visit the Horton Plaza Mall. This is the only shopping mall in the downtown area and it is located one block west of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego’s downtown neighborhood is usually busy and the numerous one-way streets can make it difficult for visitors to navigate. Fortunately for those staying at the Marina Inn hotel near Horton Plaza, the journey to this outdoor shopping complex is short, easy and will only take a few minutes.
Horton Plaza Address
For San Diego visitors who have a GPS device, the Horton Plaza address is:
324 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101.
To get from the Marina Inn to Horton Plaza is simple and you don’t need to worry about complicated directions if you don’t have GPS.
- From the Marina Inn, turn right (north) on Pacific Highway. At the second intersection, turn left on W. Hawthorne Street, followed by a left on Pacific Highway.
- Follow Pacific Highway all the way down to West G Street where you’ll turn left (just after the Harborview apartment homes). If you somehow get to W. Harbor Drive, you’ve gone too far.
- Take W. G Street and turn left into the mall’s parking garage on 3rd Avenue.
The parking structure is the ideal place to park if you’re going to be at the mall for 3 hours or less. With a $10 mall purchase, your 3 hours of parking are free. After the 3 hour time frame, mall customers must pay the regular parking rate. Visitors who plan on spending the day at the mall or want to explore the restaurants and nightclubs of the adjacent Gaslamp Quarter on 5th and 6th avenues are encouraged to park on the street. After 6pm, there metered parking is free.