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“It was the perfect accomodation for our Wedding & Honeymoon stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Glorietta Bay Inn

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Glorietta Bay Inn
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in Coronado
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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“It was the perfect accomodation for our Wedding & Honeymoon stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2010

We had the perfect stay for our Wedding and Honeymoon and our family loved it to. We can't wait to go back. The staff made us feel very welcome and helped to make the experience perfect.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2010

We stay at Glorietta Bay in a one bedroom suite. The room was very good size. The hotel is old so don't expect too much. I was disappointed for the money we paid to have a kitchen. The stove burned everything and took us a few days to realize we had to cook everything on warm. The oven also burned our food that we had to throw out. We then opted to eat out any meals that had to be cooked.
Our room was a lower level room. We could hear EVERYTHING above us, we did not sleep well. Guests upstairs were up late and up EARLY. After they checked out the front desk said no one would be checking in for the remainer of our stay, not 2 hrs later new guests were back up in the room above us!

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2010

We celebrated my wifes birthday over the 4th of July weekend at Glorietta Bay Inn. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are the best we have ever experienced. The local 4th of July parade was also quite awesome featuring our WWII vets. God Bless you guys! And by the way . . . Santa always vacations on Coronado Island. HO HO HO

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2010

Hotel is very clean, staff was very friendly. Location is great! Price is a little high for a hotel/motel with very little frills but being only two blocks from the beach and being in a wonderful neighborhood made it worth it.

Nice central location for most of San Diego's sights. Usually about 15-20 minutes to the zoo, USS Midway, downtown. Breakfast was nice and had a nice variety.

Only complaint was with the room. Room was small, but comfortable. We had two beds and one bed was very creaky and loud. Our sliding door leading out to the balcony did not work properly. It took a lot of work to get the door open and closed and the lock was broken and was falling out. Basically, we could not use the balcony for the entire trip.

We did call the front desk to report the problem, they said they would take care of it but they never did. We had a second request for a clogged toilet but that was fixed quickly.

Other than that the room was very clean and served it's purpose.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled with family
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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2010

I can't say enough about staying at the Glorietta Bay Inn. I was lucky enough to get the Sunset Room in the mansion for a full week in June 2010 for my Honeymoon. The location was perfect. We were a short walk from beach, right across the street from the Hotel Del Coronado, and 5 mins walk from multiple fantastic places to eat. The Glorietta Bay Inn mansion guests get turn down service, and orderable breakfast brought to your room every morning at a time you appoint. The Sunset room was smaller than the other rooms, but perfect for a couple. The bed was fantastic. The Sunset room has a private outdoor porch with a porch swing and small table and chairs for a romantic time. The staff was SO accommodating. They respected our privacy when we wanted us, and showered us with service and help when we needed it. They surprised us with a free bottle of champagne (we don't drink, but it was a wonderful gesture) upon arrival. Parking was simple and close (cheapest in the area at $10 a night). I could go on and on about the views and surrounding areas. We tried most of the restaurants in the area. Ones that I highly recommend would be the Brigantine, Miguels, Village Pizzeria, Mootime Creamery and Diner, and La Salsa. I would avoid Costa Azul at all costs (horrible service and worse food), and I wasn't impressed with the Rhinoceros (far too pricey for the quality of food and the service. Not horrible, just not outstanding.) All in all, I think this is the perfect spot for a fantastic honeymoon. I wouldn't hesitate to book here again.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Alexandria, LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2010

It took several months of online research and numerous telephone calls to hotels in the San Diego area before I selected the Glorietta Bay Inn for a week long family vacation which included my wife, recent high school graduate daughter, recent college graduate son and his girlfriend. From the reservations that I made in January, to checking in on May 24th, and checking out on May 30th, everything went great! We had a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom suite that was clean, roomy and comfortable. We started each morning with the complimentary breakfast which included some outstanding coffee that's blended especially for the Inn. The Inn is conveniently located on Coronado and provides easy/quick access to San Diego. On the afternoons that we were at the Inn, we enjoyed the fresh lemonade and cookies that they provided. The weather was beautiful the entire week and we enjoyed spending some of it at the Inn's pool. The Glorietta Bay is within walking distance of an outstanding restaurant...the Coronado Boathouse (seafood & steaks)...which we visited several times. Right next to it is Seaforth Boat Rentals where my son rented a large sailboat at an affordable price. He, his girlfriend, and his sister enjoyed an afternoon sailing in the San Diego Bay area. The Inn is also within walking distance of many shops and restaurants. We found everyone at the Glorietta Bay Inn to be professional, polite, friendly, and accomodating...from General Manager Holly Ansley, to Front Desk Supervisor Kari Carty, to the staffs of the front desk, kitchen, housekeeping, and maintenance. The very few issues that we had while at the Inn were immediately addressed with no trauma at all. There was nothing that we could throw at the front desk staff that they were not willing and able to help us with, whether it directly concerned the Inn or not. While parking was limited, I never found it to be a problem. For this trip, we "went to the San Diego area" and "stayed at the Glorietta Bay Inn." We are already excited about planning our next trip which will be "to the Glorietta Bay Inn" from which will we "visit the San Diego area." If you're considering a trip to San Diego, don't miss an opportunity to stay at the Glorietta Bay Inn!

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2010

Stayed here for 4 nights with girlfriend at the end of a tour of California.

Hotel was an absolute gem. The rooms were a reasonable size, but with nice decor and exceptionally friendly staff.

As this was at the end of out stay we spend alot of time locally and around the hotel relaxing. The pool area is great, its so relaxing without the hustle and bustle of a big hotel.

I would return to this hotel again if i was ever in the san diego area

  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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Property: Glorietta Bay Inn
Address: 1630 Glorietta Blvd, Coronado, CA 92118-2913
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Region: United States > California > Coronado
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Coronado
#3 Business Hotel in Coronado
#3 Romantic Hotel in Coronado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3 star — Glorietta Bay Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Glorietta Bay Inn is Coronado’s best boutique hotel. One block to the beach and just steps away from shopping and dining, this Coronado hotel invites you to experience award-winning guest service, ideal location, and abundant history and charm. ... more   less 
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