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Fontana, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This hotel is located in a very convenient place, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues are in a walking distance. The staff are friendly and helpful and the hotel overall is cozy. The only reason I didn't rate higher is because it doesn't provide parking, so if you drive this will be one issue to resolve. Also, my room was not...

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

Teresa K - Thank you for taking the time to share with us your thoughts. We can certainly appreciate that parking can be a challenge during the summer season. It is our goal to remedy this concern by providing our guests a place to unload directly outside our front door. Also, our guest services team is always ready to point...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 13 July 2015

nice place, older but clean with a really quaint feel. Complimentary breakfast nice, and the courtyard great to mingle, and/ or cook your own food. I would definitely stay there again. Only downside, is our room was over the restaurant. They started making noise quite early every morning. Try to request one not near that.

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

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us regarding your stay here at El Cordova Hotel. We absolutely love the opportunity for feedback! We are so happy that you enjoyed the ambiance of the hotel. A quaint, clean, and one of kind atmosphere is exactly what we are going for! We are so happy that you took advantage of our...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is a wonderful little Hotel in a perfect location. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would love to see their rooms upgraded a bit (new carpet or tile), and you need to be ok with a tiny shower and bathroom, but it was worth saving the money here to enjoy Coronado. I will be back!

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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 you were so pleased with our location and guest services. Thank you for the upgrade suggestions. We will use your comments to focus our efforts on these specific areas. During your next visit take a look at our deluxe rooms. These have a complete full...

Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Parking lot adjacent to hotel apparently belongs soley to the Brigantine restaurant. Brigantine and El Cordova share a common wall and are on the same property. I checked in early evening and my car was towed that night. I went to the front desk to inquire about the possible location of my vehicle and the front desk staff offered a...

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MarcFrancois, General Manager at El Cordova Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Bill E -- We would first like to thank you for choosing El Cordova Hotel, and for sharing your thoughts with us. Commentary from guests is our most important source of feedback on how we may better improve our services. While we were terribly sorry to learn that your car had been towed, we sincerely did everything within our...

Mt. Airy, Maryland
Reviewed 8 July 2015

What a great place to stay! Quaint, convienant and simply beyond our expectations! We will definitely return! Parking was easy in the neighborhood behind the hotel. Simply a great place to stay!!!!!!!

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What a fantastic review of El Cordova Hotel! Thank you so much for your wonderful compliments. Exceeding a guest's expectations is the absolute best compliment we can receive! We are so happy that you found parking easy during our busiest season! Our guest services staff knows all the best parking spots on the island! Thanks again for the wonderful review,...

Corvallis
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Very pleased with stay. Great location in Coronado. Walking distance to lots of great restaurants, the beach, etc. Comfortable accomodations. Attractive facility and friendly staff. Used hot tub and pool. Only downside was the breakfast with packaged pastries and dry cereal.

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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! It sounds that you enjoyed everything that El Cordova Hotel and beautiful Coronado Island have to offer! Thank you for your feedback regarding the complimentary continental breakfast. It's these types of suggestions that will assist us in making this wonderful property even better! Thank you again for sharing your thoughts. We would...

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We've stayed at the El Cordova many times because of its location (across the street from the Del Coronado) and its family-friendly room configurations. However, the pricing is now too high for the modest nature of the hotel and room quality.

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Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us this past July 4th. We are so sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your room accommodations. It would be my absolute pleasure to discuss the specifics of your concerns so that I can improve on your next stay experience. Please reach out to me at your earliest...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Customer service is great. My only problem was all the noise from the restaurant down stairs. If you stay here you should invest in some ear plugs. Other than that the place is great. Very convenient location.

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Thank you for your review of El Cordova Hotel. We are so very sorry that you were affected by the restaurant activity. Please make sure to highlight this concern for future reservations and we will make absolute certain that you have the quietest room possible. Thank you for your fantastic comments regarding our location! As often as possible, we encourage...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This was our 3rd visit within a years time to the El Cordova. Not only does the staff know us and greet us personally every time we come, but they know the room we like as well as other personal preferences which makes for a great stay. This time around we traveled with our close friends who were just as...

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

We can’t wait for your 4th visit with us at El Cordova Hotel! It is our absolute pleasure to continue you to host you year after year. We are so pleased that you have offered us the opportunity to host your close friends and extended family. The more the merrier! We cannot wait for your next visit and please feel...

Reviewed 6 July 2015

Great hotel for families with kids. Location, location, location. Breakfast is simple, but easy-peasy to come down, get some cereal/pastries/yogurt, and then head on out to the beach after just a short walk. There was a wedding reception going on in the courtyard which was extremely loud, as the windows and walls are thin. It would have been nice to...

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Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your experience here at El Cordova Hotel. We love that you found our property ideal for your family and loved ones. Location is right! The original owner, co-founder of the Hotel Del Coronado, E.S Babcock picked the perfect spot for his home and this historic hotel! Thank you for mentioning the breakfast service!...

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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: $248 - $577 (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”
 of 5 bubbles Espressowilltravel, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles 419kajh, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
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