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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Fullerton, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary along with our 1 year old daughter at the El Cordova Hotel. We had reserved a deluxe room and were given a small room up a steep flight of stairs right above the busy restaurant in the courtyard. The room was cozy and clean, but found it to be too noisy and inconvenient... More

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

To begin, happy belated anniversary from everyone at El Cordova Hotel! Thank you for choosing to stay with us for such a special event! It is great to hear that Jesi was able to find a room location that worked better for your family. She is a perfect representative of the guest services we provide to each one of our... More

Peoria, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were scheduled to fly to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico from San Diego Sunday 9/14 on a planned vacation we were so looking forward to. Days prior to our departure Hurricane Odile was brewing in the Pacific, so at the 11th hour when it was upgraded to a category 4 and heading directly to Cabo we decided... More

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

Thank you Ruiz-Lopez for your wonderful review! "Accommodations on the Fly" is such a fun story about how you were able to turn around a disappointing set of events into a memorable stay at our property. Thank you for your comments regarding our tile work! We wanted every detail to create that "hacienda" vibe you described. What better way to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time at El Cordova. We definitely will be back!!!! The employees at the front desk are always extremely cordial. The ambience is amazing.....from the time you enter the hotel followed by the walk through the courtyard.....the Spanish motif is beautiful!!! There's a restaurant located inside the courtyard with great food and the best margaritas I've ever... More

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

Thank you for your wonderful review! It is so exciting that we were able to provide you and your family with a fun and relaxing birthday celebration. Thank you for your comments regarding our hotel's ambiance, it really does feel like you are transported into a lush and historic Spanish village. We would love to host you again for a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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 August 23, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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 August 21, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

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

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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*
Number of rooms: 43
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