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Ada, MI
Reviewed 18 November 2014

My wife and I stayed for 2 weeks with no rental car & had a great time -- it is very walkable - close to Vons grocery, good restaurants & interesting shops. There is also bus access to downtown San Diego that is cheep and clean. The town is filled with happy people. Hotel staff were friendly and nice. Only...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel! We love that you found our location ideal and that you and your family were able to take advantage of all the local treats! We are so sorry that you found your room to be a little noisy, please make sure to reach out...

Reviewed 11 November 2014

I chose to book my wedding block and honeymoon suite at the El Cordova. Paula did an excellent job coordinating all the rooms for my closest family and friends. When I arrived in San Diego a week prior to my wedding, I stopped by the El Cordova to see the hotel for myself before my stay the following weekend. Katie...

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of El Cordova Hotel! We are very grateful for the opportunity to accommodate you and your loved ones for such a monumental event. Thank you for the wonderful compliments of our Director of Sales Paula Ruthenberg! She is absolutely extraordinary at providing each group with personalized and unique experience. We are so...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 5 November 2014

A great hotel, very clean, excellent priced and fantastic location. We have stayed here often and is always our first choice to stay when we visit Coronado. It's a quaint little hotel ideally located near lots of shops and restaurants. The standard rooms are very small, so I recommend the deluxe room which is a lot bigger or a suite....

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

Thank you for your wonderful compliments of El Cordova Hotel! We love that we are your number one choice when staying in Coronado! Thank you for your compliments of our location and cleanliness! We have a very talented staff which keeps our hotel looking pristine! We can't wait to host you again soon! Give us a call anytime!

River Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night at El Cordova while on a business trip because it was about $200 cheaper per night than the Del Coronado. The hotel is quaint and charming. I was upgraded to a 2 bedroom suite which was huge - spanning 4 rooms (kitchen, 2 bedrooms, living room and 1 bath). There is a free continental breakfast. My only...

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at El Cordova Hotel! We are so happy that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade! We love the opportunity to showcase our property whenever possible. Thank you for comments regarding our ideal location and competitive price, we are so lucky to be in the heart of beautiful Coronado Island. As you mentioned, sometimes...

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Stayed at the Cordova for two nights and really enjoyed the place. Great atmosphere, nice pool, and great restaurant! Nice little kitchen but wasn't needed as they offer a lite breakfast in the courtyard. 5 star experience.

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

Thank you for your review of our property! Its great that you were able to take advantage of all of our unique amenities, a five star experience is exactly what we wish to provide every guest! Our doors are always open so give us a ring whenever you return to beautiful Coronado Island. We wish you and yours a beautiful...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Thumbs up! Score 5+ for the El Cordova Hotel in Coronado, Ca. When we arrived, they were having a maintenance problem with the room we were supposed to have (and they had no more rooms), so they graciously put us up for the first night in the Hilton San Diego /Airport /Harbor Island location. WOW! Beautiful location, BUT as far...

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

We are so lucky to have such fantastic new fans! Thank you so much for your review of El Cordova Hotel. Let me begin by thanking you and your family for the grace in which you handled your first nights relocation. Despite our greatest effort as a twenty four hour business we do experience unexpected obstacles, and we cannot thank...

Reviewed 27 October 2014

Nicely kept and convenient to all of Coronado. Front desk personnel are super helpful. One drawback is no hotel parking, but staff points out viable options and we had no difficulty on a busy weekend. Actually, it's a benefit since parking fees are outrageous even at most hotels. Very quaint and feels like old Mexico and right across the street...

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

Thank you for taking your time to share your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel! We are so lucky to live in an area with perfect weather and it sounds that you were able to take advantage of the many fun outdoor activities. During your next visit check out the kayaking and paddle boarding! Thank you for your compliments regarding our...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 27 October 2014

When my friend got married at the historic (and pricey) Hotel Del Coronado, she booked a suite at the El Cordova Hotel across the street for us bridesmaids. She stayed with us before the wedding, and we all got ready together there. Our suite was huge and convenient (2 bedrooms, sleeper sofa in the living area, full kitchen, three bathrooms),...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about El Cordova Hotel. We are always thrilled to host guests which are visiting Coronado for such a special occasion! Thank you for comments regarding the comfortable size of our rooms. Some of our larger accommodations are the perfect size to fit everyone in one space. As a historic property...

Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We stayed at the El Cordova last month and had a great stay. The Mexican tiles throughout the hotel are beautiful. The front desk staff was courteous and helpful. We were checked in quickly and our questions about the area were answered well. Special thanks to Jennie at the front desk for some great suggestions of things to do and...

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of our staff and property! We love that you enjoyed the authentic Mexican tiles throughout the hotel, each one is individually designed and crafted! Thank you for your comments about Jennie! Jennie is a fantastic addition to our hospitality team and serves as the perfect concierge to Coronado Island and San Diego. Thank you...

Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at here about a month ago and we absolutely loved it! Katie was so sweet and helpful with everything such as where to go to eat and what to do. She really made us feel special for the weekend and I can't thank her enough. Thanks Katie!

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

Katie is fab! Thank you for your fun and kind review regarding our guest services agent Katie! Katie works tirelessly everyday to make each guest experience personal and fantastic. Comments such as these are the greatest compliment of her hard work. She is a perfect addition to our guest services team and we are so lucky to work with her!

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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: £150 - £338 (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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