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Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 18 June 2015

great location, rooms are outdated, Miguel's restaurant is in the middle of the motel so you hear the noise till they close. Every morning around 8am you could hear them cleaning the floors. The walls were sound proof, but the door was not. You could hear everything outside your door.

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Nick C, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Brent S - Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us at El Cordova Hotel. We are truly sorry to discover that you were disturbed by the noise from the restaurant. We only wish we could have addressed this concern and relocated your room during your stay. Please never hesitate to reach out to us with...

LAS VEGAS
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We love the El Cordova...Super Friendly staff..Very accomodating...Continental breakfast in the courtyard was very pleasant. We love Bass the continental breakfast guy. He was rich with happiness and humor. The maid did an awesome job on keeping up our room comfort.This is a perfect combination of authentic mixed with comfort and convenience. We loved the restaurants close by and the...

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Thank you for your fantastic review! We absolutely love hosting you at El Cordova Hotel. Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding our complimentary continental breakfast. It's a fantastic addition we love offering to our guests, and Bass is a one of a kind breakfast attendant! We are so lucky to be working with him. Thank you for mentioning so...

Sandvika, Norway
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The hotel was very nice and the service was exellent! A bit noise from the resturant, but it close at 9. So it was not a problem! The location was super. The resturant was alsow very good. We had a lovely stay at El Cordova Hotel.

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Thank you Astrik234 for taking the time to share your thoughts about your stay with us at El Cordova Hotel. We are so thrilled to hear that you took advantage of eating at our favorite neighbors, Miguel's Cocina. During your next trip you'll have to try the pulled chicken nachos! They are amazing! Thank you for complimenting our staff and...

Palm Desert, California, Usa
Reviewed 13 June 2015

We are regular customers and spend plenty of time there. Nick and his staff are so accommodating . The hotel was converted into rooms which are all different . Each with its own aura and uniqueness. No two rooms are alike that's what make it special. We have seen numerous improvements. Keruig coffee makers, new dishes, pots and pans, cookie...

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Thank you Charlie S for you fantastic and fun review of your property. It's so cool that you and your family have tried so many of our different room types. Each one of the rooms really does have its own personality! Thank you for mentioning our new updates and room amenities. Our General Manager hand picked all of the new...

Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 11 June 2015

For the past six years, I rented 4-6 one bedroom suites and single rooms for my family at the El Cordova. It is great hotel and a short walk to beautiful Coronado Beach on the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful view of Point Loma. The El Cordova is centrally located, charming, hosts several restaurants, and has a continental style breakfast...

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Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your stay with us at El Cordova Hotel. It has been our absolute pleasure to host you and your family for so long. We can't wait for your visit next year! Thank you for pointing out our ideal location in the Heart of Coronado. We love that you were...

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Hotel was cozy and convenient. Could use a little updating, additional cleaning and repairs but overall I would stay again. Amenities in the rooms was nice. We had a deluxe 2 bedroom and it was spacious and quiet. Staff was pleasant and smiled. I found it weird that they did not have outside water to clean the sand off before...

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Nick C, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Madbeaut! Cozy and convenient are two really great ways to describe the ambiance here at El Cordova Hotel. You'll be happy to know that we update the rooms, the property, and amenities every year! Thank you for complimenting our wonderful staff! It's such a pleasure to work with so many hospitality driven people....

Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

Across the street from the Del Coronado, but half the price or even less. A romantic getaway, the rooms are divided throughout tiled courtyards and narrow walkways, with restaurants & shops. Feels like Spain or Italy. The large rooms are great, clean, with Green & Green type wood furniture. Loved it!

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Nick C, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and great photos of our property! We are so happy that you enjoyed the Spanish inspired atmosphere and historic charm. We loved that you too advantage of the local shops and restaurants located within and right next door to our property! Coronado is a one of a kind vacation destination. We will...

Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The "suite" we rented was a large 1 bedroom apt., complete with separate dining room, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. It was very nicely furnished and spacious. The staff was friendly and helpful. The only thing to watch out for is that there is a Mexican restaurant on the ground floor (a good one) and you can hear the...

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Thank you Legerard for sharing your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel. Our one bedroom suites were actually adapted from apartments so they are much larger and contain more amenities than an average hotel suite. We are so happy that you enjoyed the spacious layout and updated furniture. Thank you for mentioning our front desk staff. They are all very eager...

Malibu, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

This hotel reminded us of being in a seaside village in Europe. It's set in a charming cobbled stone courtyard amongst bustling restaurants and stores. We stayed in a suite and it had an old world charm, and while above a restaurant and surrounded by the courtyard below, we weren't disturbed by any noise. The floors were all hardwood and...

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Nick C, Front Office Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Laura D for your wonderful review! We are so happy that you found our hacienda atmosphere and historic grounds so appealing. It really is like being transported to the Spanish Coast! Thank you for mentioning our General Manager Marc Francois. He really sets the bar in guest services. Thank you Laura D for choosing to stay with us,...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Room's are cozy and nice. Sure they maybe dated and paint not perfect. Only these things add to the charm of the rooms and the hotel. Especially all the tile work. No one mentioned - they should have - an out door gas BBQ if you wish to BBQ.. Pool was nice too.

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Thanks so much Thomas S for your review of El Cordova Hotel. You're right! No one has mentioned our outdoor barbecue in their reviews! Thank you so much for highlighting one of our favorite guest amenities! We love offering a place where friends and family can go outside, cook some food, and enjoy each others company. Thanks for mentioning our...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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 Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-2916
Region: United States > California > Coronado
Price Range: £148 - £344 (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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“Try and get one on the ground floor...if you have problems with your knees”
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