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El Cordova Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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Ranked #13 of 19 Hotels in Coronado
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stay at the El Cordova, but hopefully not our last. Front desk was extremely friendly and helpful. Stayed in a 2 bedroom suite. It needed a bit of updating, but was clean and comfortable. Couldn't ask for a better location to the beach. The price was affordable compared to other hotels in the area.

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

Thank you so much for your feedback regarding our hotel! We love that you were able to take advantage of our competitive prices and ideal location! We are constantly taking steps to improve our property and will use your suggestions to focus our efforts. Thank you so much for your compliments regarding our staff! We are so lucky to have... More

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel and gorgeous views! The room was immaculately clean. All of the furnishings were great quality, heavy wood. The tile in the full kitchen and bathrooms are quaint and keep the nostalgic feel of Spanish 1920's tile. Regarding my 2 bedroom suite: The front door and first bedroom window viewed the courtyard on the inside of the hotel, which... More

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

We are so pleased that you chose to stay with us for your vacation! What a fun and kind review of our property and staff! Our housekeeping team works tirelessly everyday to provide that immaculately clean environment which you described. The great quality furniture you mentioned was part of our newest renovation and is included in every room. We love... More

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sisters and I hadn't stayed here in about 15 years and decided to take a trip down memory lane. Reserved a two bedroom suite for our stay and were nervous that perhaps the ambiance of the old Spanish charm would either be outdated or gone, but the renovations that have been completed kept the old world charm in tact.... More

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

Wow! What a fantastic review of our property! You really hit the nail on the head when you described our ambiance as "Old World Charm". We are so very lucky to have the opportunity to preserve and cultivate this beautiful hotel. Thank you for your comments about Jesi and our staff! Jesi is a fantastic example of the guest services... More

Coopersville, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the El Cordova for 5 nights. The hotel is beautiful, clean and our suite affordable. The staff were kind and courteous. Manager, Nick Cunningham was so helpful and went the extra mile to make our stay a memorable one. Thank you, Nick! We will definitely recommend this hotel to others and will be revisiting... More

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

It is our absolute pleasure to make yours and every guests stay a memorable experience! As you mentioned, our staff is one of many contributing factor which makes our property a unique destination hotel. Your recommendations to your friends and loved ones is the greatest possible compliment we can receive. Thank you so much for offering us the chance to... More

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights at the El Cordova. Found it to be relaxing. Our room was very comfortable and quiet even sleeping with the window open to enjoy the perfect weather. The staff was very accommodating. We enjoyed the hotel discount at the nearby creperie for breakfast, sometimes brunch. The pool is warm and has a deep end! Great location. Easy... More

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

Thank you for your review of El Cordova Hotel. We are so happy that your family enjoyed a quiet, relaxing, and comfortable stay with us. What better way to start a fun day on Coronado Island than with a delicious crepe from Fabrison's next door! We love that we are able to offer our guests a discount at their establishment.... More

San Diego, Ca
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Spanish architecture, closeness to beach, restaurants, biking, water sports. Very relaxing having breakfast in courtyard. Staff exceptionally helpful. Close to everything--car really not needed. Having parking would be a plus, but you can find spaces beyond the metered spots on side streets which have no meters.

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

We are so pleased that you enjoyed the authentic Spanish architecture at El Cordova Hotel. We cultivated this atmosphere from the building's original style and we think that highlighting our historic roots as well as providing modern amenities creates a really fun environment for our guests! It's so great to hear that your family was able to take advantage of... More

Palm Desert, California, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nick is the best manager we have ever dealt with! Words cannot express how wonderful this unique boutique hotel is. I is a great location, easy access to the beach and downtown Coronado. Treasures of the Heart is a store located within the hotel. It has the most unusual gifts. You are welcomed immediately, there is coffee and tea in... More

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

You are the best guests we have had the pleasure of hosting! Not to steal your line, but words cannot express how wonderful it is to receive such rich compliments from hotel guests who have become a part of the El Cordova family. You are completely right about our neighbor Treasures of the Heart, it has broken the mold of... More

Dana Point, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The experience was wonderful. The hotel rooms are set up around a courtyard of shops, your room can be upstairs above a shop. Very quaint, very cool. A restaurant is in the middle with outdoor seating...a little noisy at night when someone drops a tray of dishes. And, my only true complaint is there is NO PARKING at this hotel.... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding El Cordova Hotel! As a boutique establishment we have a unique opportunity to couple our modern renovations with our rich history in order to provide the “quaint and cool” atmosphere you described in your review. We completely understand your concerns regarding parking, we regret the challenges you experienced during this busy summer season... More

Thornton, Colorado, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you come to Coronado you should stay at the El Cordova Hotel. The rooms (I had the 1 bedroom with a kitchen) was cute, clean and I felt like home. Everything was within walking distance and I was impressed how easy it is to get everywhere. The staff were all super nice and Jessie who took care of me... More

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

Thank you for your compliments of El Cordova Hotel! It sounds as if you had a great time in Coronado and took advantage of everything that our beautiful hotel has to offer. Thank you for your compliments of Jessie and our staff! Each member of our team is dedicated to providing the best possible experience, and it is so nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Front Desk customer service at this wonderful hotel was beyond exceptional. I was helped by Jesi and i have nothing but praise for her. She was unbelievably help in making sure we were accommodated and felt comfortable in our suite. She was so helpful even before we stepped into this beautiful hotel. It made my experience staying here that... More

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

Thank you so much for your comments regarding our guest services staff. We are so proud to have Jesi working with us and know that you will not be the last customer to compliment her on her outstanding performance! Our staff works collectively to ensure the best possible experience and we are so pleased to have left such a great... More

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Address: 1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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Location: United States > California > Coronado
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Cordova Hotel 2.5*
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