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El Cordova Hotel

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1351 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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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 yesterday NEW

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I really enjoy El Cordova. We can stay here on a last-minute whim or plan ahead and know there will be great service and a comfortable stay. We always take advantage of the Keurig in the room, the jacuzzi (and my husband gets in the pool more often than I do) and of course Miguel's downstairs. Located... More 

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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! Thank you for your compliments of our staff and location. We are so happy that you enjoyed every bit of your stay. It's great that you were able to take advantage of our heated pool and hot tub! Leave the towels at home for your next visit, we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to save yourself some money in Coronado, and are willing to go modest and funky, try a 2 BR "villa" here. With a Spanish flair in decor, our bedroom overlooked the street, and a huge part of the fun was listening to meals being served to families right below. Unique to this hotel, are the Mexican and... More 

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

Kim B - Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us about your stay at El Cordova Hotel. You are completely right! The El Cordova Hotel, though constantly updated, stands alone because of it's old world charm and historic feel. We love the opportunity to transport our guests from their day to day lives into a... More 

Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is located in a great area. Rooms were nice and clean. Front desk was friendly. The only issue is parking. We were lucky to get a front space but if not you may have to walk a ways to find one. Resturant, located in hotel was great and friendly. I would recommend staying there.

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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 found our rooms, location, and staff so great! We are so glad that you were able to find a parking spot directly out front of our hotel. Metered parking being free after 6pm makes it much easier for our guests to luck out and... More 

Penfield, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is great. Close to shops, restaurants and the beach. The room we had was very small and the cable channels were limited but we didn't spend allot of time there so it was no problem.

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Nick C, 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 you enjoyed your stay and our ideal location. As you mentioned, the Standard rooms are our smallest accommodations, but we make sure to make the price the most economical on the island. We recommend those room types for beach goers like yourself who want the most... More 

Scottsdale
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed in a bigger room, 2 bedroom, full eat in kitchen, living room. location perfect. 1 bathroom, small but clean. no room service, but we had kitchen and restaurants steps away. we have stayed here several times and will return again. the $$ we paid was well worth for the size and 'condo' like. highly recommend for families!

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Jennifer F - Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us about your stay here at El Cordova Hotel. We love that you enjoyed our two bedroom suite! They really are the perfect fit for a family. We are so happy that you were able to take advantage of the local restaurants and the kitchen amenities in the room. During... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is charming, simply put. It has an incredible location, beautiful rooms and a really unique set up with an island feel. I do wish there was parking, but that is nothing to complain about. We are already planning our return!

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

We can't wait for you to return! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at El Cordova Hotel. You are right to say our property is unique, as a historic location we can confidently say there is nothing like it in the world. Thank you again for sharing your thoughts. We would love to help you... More 

Cortez, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place great location small dated rooms not the best breakfast but great service. Miguel's is awesome and walking across the street to hotel del was pretty nice I would stay here again.......

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..Thank you for your review of El Cordova Hotel! During your next visit we would love to showcase some of our larger room accommodations. Our room types very from 350 sq feet to 1700 sq feet! In between there are several different room types which would fit you and your family perfectly. Thank you again for the wonderful compliments, we... More 

Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is very neat and well kept, with friendly and helpful staff. The location is ideal for beach goers and tourists alike. We enjoyed the Spanish flair and the Mexican restaurant attached is a delicious and fairly priced place to eat.

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Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with us about your stay at El Cordova hotel! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the historic Mexican ambiance and took advantage of some of the local eateries. Next time you'll have to try out Fabrison's French Creperie! They are fantastic! Thank you for highlighting our clean atmosphere. We are lucky to... More 

Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location, great staff, nice quaint hotel, at a very fair price. Very convenient to downtown, and Mexico. Nice clean rooms - nothing too modern but meets all your needs. The staff were probably the best part!

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Thank you for the fantastic review of our property! We are so pleased you enjoyed our pricing, location, and most important our dedicated service. Also, we are so happy that you loved the historic charm of our hotel rooms. They really create a one of a kind guest experience. We look forward to hosting you again soon, give us a... More 

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