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utah
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are positives and negatives about the El Cordova in Coronado. First the positives: 1) Great Location. The Hotel Del Coronado is the only hotel in Coronado that is on the beach. If you don't want to pay the price, then the next best thing is to be a block from the beach which is where the El Cordova is....

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback. We appreciate the time you’ve taken to share your experiences, positive and negative. Indeed, our location is fortunate, as we are so close to the best of what the area has to offer. Guests often comment on our beds and our classic style, and we are glad you enjoyed those features as well....

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the king sized suite, and it was like a charming forties apartment with kitchenette, living room, separate bedroom, walk in closet, and tub. We were located directly on the street so I was worried about noise but the windows were super tight and I slept like a baby. Super nice young people at the front desk. A cozy...

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 5 Star review of the El Cordova Hotel! It is great that you enjoyed your stay in one of our spacious yet cozy suites. We take pride in providing our guests with a wonderful hotel experience, and your kind words about our "ambiance and charm" makes us very happy! We would love for you...

st louis
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in town for a convention and got a great rate online and decided that I could not pass up staying on Coronado Island, especially across the street from the Del. I stayed for 3 nights in December, a solo female traveler. I loved everything about the look and feel of this hotel. I took an uber from the...

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation of the El Cordova Hotel! We are pleased that you enjoyed our prime location in the heart of beautiful Coronado Island as well as the unique charm of the hotel. In addition, you found us to be just a short Uber ride from downtown San Diego as well as the airport....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at El Cordova Hotel during Christmas week. It is very charming when you walk around. But then...reality checked in. We were in suite #51. Nice courtyard for guests right outside our door, however, kitchen staff used it more than guests. Would even stand right outside our door to visit during their breaks. Our bedroom windows faced an alley....

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suzy, We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. We are always looking for ways to improve our hotel, and feedback from our guests is one of the best tools to help us learn how to improve. We will certainly be looking into the issues that you brought to our attention including the slow drain; this is...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very happy with the accommodations! It was like a little apartment which was perfect for our family of four. And having Miguels Mexican restaurant right there was very convenient. The location of this hotel is fantastic. So many things within walking distance. It was a little inconvenient that there wasn't reserved parking closer (for when you needed to...

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrea, Thank you for your 5 Star review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at El Cordova. It is great that you had a chance to experience the excitement of the surrounding area; there’s always something to do in beautiful Coronado! Thanks for your review, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting San Diego early December, we opted to stay in Coronado at the El Cordova hotel. Lovely older style (built 1902) hotel on a very central location to San Diego attractions. Charming hotel, with very clean, interesting layout of rooms, walkways, adjacent restaurants, shopping and five minutes to the beach. Nice outdoor pool and courtyard, although the air temperature...

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maureen, Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Guests often comment on our decor, pool, and nearby dining and shopping options, and we are glad you appreciated those features as well. Our staff works hard to give guests great service, and we are pleased to hear that their efforts...

Fayetteville, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this hotel!!! The staff is very responsive to any needs you might have and helpful with advice and restaurant recommendations. We arrived at 11:30am (even though check in wasn't until 3pm), and they cheerfully let us check into our one bedroom suite early. The hotel Del is across the street, so getting to the beach is very easy....

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cleveland, Thank you for your sterling review! We are so happy to hear about your stay with us here at El Cordova Hotel. Our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we are pleased that your experience highlights that fact. The area around us is quite busy, so parking can be difficult, and it is something...

San Diego, California, USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing romantic get away @ El Cordova. The room (suite 86) was palatial! So beautiful and with a great balcony with a sunset view. Even a full kitchen with a refrigerator, oven & cook top. Can't say enough good things about the staff, they're super friendly & accommodating. They guided us to all the best restaurants and...

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrei, Thank you for your review! We are so glad to hear about your enjoyable stay with us here at El Cordova Hotel. We really appreciate your kind words, and your feedback means a lot to us. Our staff, Erin and Hanna included, take great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, and we will be...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hannah at the front desk is so accommodating and helpful. We were going to check on our car around midnight and saw her at the front desk. We wanted to see the large suite to maybe upgrade the next day, and she gave us a nice tour and told us about the historic hacienda. Would always recommend he El Cordova...

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Steven M, Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maggie, Thank you for your generous review! We are so glad to hear about your pleasant stay with us here at El Cordova Hotel. Our staff, Hannah included, work hard to make sure our guests receive great service, as you experienced. Your recommendation of our location means a lot to us, and we consider that the greatest compliment we...

Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience here! We were upgraded upon our arrival to a suite at no extra charge. The ladies at the front desk were very helpful with describing the free parking during December. The hotel has a great location, you can walk everywhere. We were also give a coupon for an appetizer at one of the local restaurants....

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Thank you for your sterling review! We are glad to hear you had a pleasant stay with us here at El Cordova. Our staff takes great care in making sure our guests feel well taken care of, as you experienced. We’ll be sure to pass your kind words to them, they appreciate they recognition. The area around our hotel is...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rich in history, natural beauty and a charming Spanish hacienda style. El Cordova Hotel stands in the heart of the Village of Coronado Island, one block from the best beach in San Diego. Shopping, restaurants, theatre and recreational activities are within walking distance and the Hotel has four restaurants and twelve boutique shops on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Cordova Hotel

Address: 1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
Region: United States > California > Coronado
Price Range: RM723 - RM1,575 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Cordova Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
El Cordova Coronado
Hotel El Cordova
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Coronado
#6 Family Hotel in Coronado
#7 Business Hotel in Coronado
#10 Romantic Hotel in Coronado
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“The rooms are vastly different in size. Inquire first before selecting.”
 of 5 bubbles jannycamUtah, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“King suite has steep outdoor stairs, might be a problem for older visitors”
 of 5 bubbles Edviga, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't accept room facing the alley. Continuous traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles suzys2017, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms not on Orange Ave. would be quieter. We heard street noise and restaurant patrons until 10:30pm on weekends”
 of 5 bubbles clevelandg2015, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Standard rooms are small but clean. If you can get an upgrade do so, especially if there is two of you. ”
 of 5 bubbles montyy2015, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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