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The US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego

The US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego carries distinction as being one of California's most iconic hotels, steeped in storied elegance since 1910 and built by the son of President Ulysses S. Grant.

The hotel is a part of the Starwood Luxury Privileges Program, as well as a Virtuoso 'Best of the Best' Property.  Read more for highlights of the value-added amenities and differences between the two programs below.

A treasured San Diego landmark, the hotel is situated in the lively, historic downtown Gaslamp Quarter, just steps from shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations, and a short drive from beaches, museums, and family attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Seaworld and more.

Inspired by the hotel's presidential and cultural heritage, a regal design parades throughout the lobby, where decades of history have unfolded under the glow of sparkling crystal chandeliers.  It truly is a sight to behold and at first glance you'll feel like you've been transferred back in time to another era.

Meanwhile, the Art Deco-style Grant Grill and Grant Grill Lounge offer a fresh approach to fine dining with a contemporary Californian cuisine. 

The hotel is 11 stories high and has 270 guest rooms in addition to meeting rooms and a ballroom.

If you're planning a stay here, be sure you check out the SPG Luxury Privileges Program or Virtuoso Amenities that can only be booked by a qualified travel advisor, such as The Family Travel Guy:

SPG Luxury Privileges Client Benefits:

  • Complimentary 4th night, valid thru December 30, 2018; black-out dates July 10 & 19, August 4 & 13, September 22 & 30, October 2-3 & 25-26, November 4-6 & 30, and December 1-2; one free night per stay; complimentary night adjusted at check-out
  • USD 100 Food & Beverage credit per stay, valid at The Grant Grill only (excludes room service)
  • Full Breakfast daily for up to two hotel guests in The Grant Grill or via room service (maximum value of $60 per day)
  • Complimentary standard in-room internet access
  • Upgrade on arrival, early check-in, and late check-out, which are all subject to availability

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay for 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for up to two in-room guests in The Grant Grill or via room service (maximum value of $60 per day)
  • $100 USD Food & Beverage credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, no cash value if not redeemed in full, available in the Grant Grill or via room service only)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

At first glance, the SPG Luxury Privileges Program value-added amenties and Virtuoso amenities are identical with some small differences, however for longer stays, the fourth night free benefit part of the SPG Luxury Privileges Program offers a huge savings and depending on your travel plans would be the better option.

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