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Reviewed 28 July 2015

I went here with my boyfriend for a conference at the San Diego Convention Center. The pool and nearby beaches were kept him entertained, while the location was an easy commute to get to the convention center. Its true that there would have been several closer options however, this one was a great compromise for the two of us. The...

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

Thank you for your wonderful review! We love the opportunity to hear feedback from our guests. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for highlighting or unique hacienda atmosphere, we are so happy that you liked it! You are absolutely right about the food at Miguel's Cocina! We love having such wonderful food located within our property...

Reviewed 28 July 2015

Overall I thought the El Cordova Hotel was a nice place to stay, however feel that the front desk staff could have been a little friendlier and helpful. The hotel is very conveniently located, easy access to the beach, food and shopping.

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

Steve G - Thank you for taking the time to share with us your thoughts. Though I am very thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our property and grounds I am bewildered and shocked that you found our guest services staff less than perfect. We take incredible pride in making sure that we are providing the highest level of guest...

Yuma, Arizona
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

When we first walked into our room we had that, this is awesome!!!, moment. Really a surprise at how beautiful and spacious our suite was. The staff was fantastic, Hanna checked us in and was absolutely wonderful, really superior service. To top it off location, location, location, no stress trip as the beach, restaurants, and shopping are all within a...

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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 review our property. We love that you thought El Cordova Hotel was so awesome!!! Everyone here absolutely agrees with you! Thank you for mentioning Hannah in your comments. She does such a fantastic job and we are so lucky to be working with her. We love that you loved our location!...

Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We had a great time and experience, this is our 3rd time staying at the Cordova. The rooms and grounds were very clean. The location is awesome, right in the middle of all the action...shops, restaurants and the beach. The value is 2nd to none! We will definitely be back!

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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 with us! We are so happy that you and your family had such a wonderful time at our property. It has been a perfect summer here on Coronado Island and we are so happy that guests like yourself can enjoy the wonderful atmosphere. Thank you again for your...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The location was great; by shops, restaurants, the beach, and The Del. The staff was friendly and provided information. About 3 hours after I had checked out and was driving along the coast to L.A., I was called by a hotel rep. I was advised that I had forgotten my cell charger and my tablet in the room. That alone...

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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 you thoughts with us! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay here on beautiful Coronado Island. It's so great that you were able to take advantage of the local eateries and shops located within and around our property. Not to mention beautiful Coronado beach! We are so happy that we were...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Our room was clean, comfortable, well-appointed, well-located, as is the hotel: a pretty warren of Spanish style buildings that surround a lively patio of restaurant Miguel's and next to the restaurant, for hotel guests, a heated pool and hot tub -- very nice! Some rooms are nearer to the restaurant so it can get a bit louder in the evenings,...

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

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us! We are so happy that you enjoyed El Cordova Hotel's one of a kind boutique atmosphere. Our property's rich history couple with beautiful Mexican inspired architecture truly creates an authentic hacienda environment. You are so kind for mentioning our wonderful staff! Everyone here loves the opportunity to create a one...

West Deptford, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 July 2015

First off. Thank you James for checking us in on July 21 2015 . We booked through travelocity an hour prior before checking in. We arrived after a long day of driving from driving from long beach,hanging at Huntington Beach,not finding any rooms in Laguna beach and la jolla. Totally exhausted. He did not have our reservation. Second time Travelocity...

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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 of El Cordova Hotel! We are so happy that we were able to accommodate your every need. Both Charlotte and James are fantastic additions to our El Cordova Team. We are so lucky to be working with them! Thank you mentioning our wonderful location! We are so very sorry that admittance into...

Middletown, New York
Reviewed 21 July 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful stay for three nites and four days, and really hated to leave ! The Adobe style, all the beautiful Mexican tile work everywhere, inside and out, the great patio and barbecue area, the pool, all contributed to an amazing ambience. Absolutely charming!!!!! And the staff was always so helpful, but most especially outstanding...

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of El Cordova Hotel. We are so happy that we were able to accommodate your every request. Each employee is dedicated to creating the greatest possible guest experience! We are so happy that you enjoyed our hotel's ambiance! We are so lucky to be able to combine old world charm with modern amenities. Thank...

Reviewed 18 July 2015

We always stay here. It is close to beach and activities, and our relatives who live here can find us easily. The hotel is in a busy area, and there is a restaurant downstairs which is noisy until 10 or so. Building is old so not everything is like the Hyatt. You have to love the overall atmosphere. Continental breakfast...

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

What a wonderful review of our property! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts! We are so thrilled that you enjoyed our one of a kind boutique atmosphere. It's our goal that our guests have a new and wonderful experience year after year. We are so happy you took advantage of the complimentary continental breakfast. Next visit make sure...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Every person that I had an interaction with at this hotel was awesome. When I checked in, Hannah and Charlotte were so helpful and friendly. Then when I had trouble with my Internet, Nick and James were right on it and reset the router almost immediately. I didn't have to wait, it was just done. The location is perfect, right...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us your thoughts regarding your stay here at El Cordova Hotel. We are thrilled that you were impressed with our customer service. Your feedback is our greatest compliment and we greatly appreciate you taking the time to let us know! We are so happy that you were able to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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: $247 - $624 (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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“Ask for a room farther away from Miguels & the pool!”
  • Kitchen
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  • Large gap under door
TXMARTINS, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms that do not face the street may be more quiet.”
AmyElizabeth67, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get one on the ground floor...if you have problems with your knees”
Espressowilltravel, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room”
419kajh, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are vastly different in size. Inquire first before selecting.”
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